Serving as the Senior Instructional Designers over several IDs and editors on projects while working closely with SMEs, Quality Specialists, Graphics Specialists, and Programmers to ensure computer base training materials are instructionally sound.
Using ISD principles to plan the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of multimedia and traditional training systems developed for technical training programs.
Advising SMEs on ISD principles such as ADDIE while designing technical training from source data according to required standards and formats.
Providing expertise in Instructional Systems Design by assisting and advising training development and support personnel.
Reviewing and verified instructional design through the development process and provided instructional systems design training for the training development team.
Developing instructional materials in accordance with company and customer curriculum development standards and guidelines.
Exercising safe and discretionary handling of government furnished materials, sensitive materials (documents and equipment) and any end items used for training.
Also served as lead ID on EPOC project and as mentor/coach to other IDs and editors while working closely with SMEs, Quality Specialists, Graphic Designers, and Courseware Developers to produce computer based interactive scenarios.
Instructional Designer IIJan 2013 to Jan 2014 A. Harold and Associates
Worked as part of a team with CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid).
Duties include: Evaluated CMS Basic Long Term Care Traditional and QIS Surveyor training classes and Basic Life Safety Code Surveyor computer based training classes to assess the content and teaching methods.
Provided: Goal analysis to determine if the training need is being met and to determine critical tasks.
Gap analysis to compare what was being accomplished to what should be accomplished.
Setting analysis to captures "target population" data and environmental conditions.
Worked with CMS and CMS instructors to make updates and changes to content of the instructor led and computer based classes to improve courses based on analysis, interviews, and evaluations.
That included updating: Instructor guides Student Manuals PowerPoint presentations Classroom Activities Embedded testing measures (pre- and post-tests, checks-on-learning, simulations) Videos Handouts, case studies, etc.
Online Computer Based Training (using Captivate) Produced formative and summative evaluations and a plan for Kirkpatrick's Level 1 (Reaction) and 2 (Learning) evaluations Worked with client to set up Train the Trainer conferences to bring in instructors from around the country to demonstrate and implement changes to course content.
Instructional Designer IIJan 2008 to Jan 2013 LSI, Inc
Senior Training and Development Program ManagerJan 2001 to Jan 2007 San Diego, Ca.
Analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of training materials that: Maximized learning, Utilized effective and efficient delivery systems Were aligned with operational objectives and strategic goals.
Established and led cross-functional teams, as appropriate, to assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of training programs.
Development of classroom training materials.
Led the training department in the conversion of classroom and instructor led training programs to a blended approach that included computer based training, classroom training and in restaurant activities.
Duties included writing CBT scripts, participating in photo shoot in various restaurants, working with graphic artists to produce lessons in flash, and recording and editing audio using Sony Sound Forge Audio Studio.
Introduced Flash templates to CBT training to enhance interactivity in the training Liaison to IT department on training and rollouts of new restaurant POS (Point of Sale) and back office software.
Development of software tutorials and interactive training of new software for in store managers and corporate employees.
Designed and produced training videos.
Duties included writing scripts, working with directors/actors during filming, and participating in editing.
Education and Training
M. A, Educational Technology1 2000San Diego State UniversityEducational Technology
B. A, Social Science1 1998San Diego State UniversitySocial Science
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