Highly innovative Instructional Designer with higher education experience. Experienced with managing multiple projects simultaneously while demonstration strong leadership skills. Experienced with nursing/healthcare curriculum in an online university setting.
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Outdoor enthusiast, golf, baseball, football, skiing, computers, web design, and riding motorcycles.
Instructional Innovation and Curriculum DesignerNov 2014 to Current Strayer University
Partner with the Academic Schools (General Studies,Business, Criminal Justice, and Nursing) to design, develop and implement course content in alignment with learning outcomes Moderated the Student Advisory Group in Blackboard to obtain student feedback on course content and student opinions Manage a team to develop and implement course content in alignment with the learning outcomes of the new School of Nursing Partner with Assistant Dean of Curriculum to identify underperforming courses and determine the best instructional strategy to provide a solution Ensures course syllabi include interesting and innovative activities and assignments that facilitate student success Research and understand the course subject matter in order to provide meaningful recommendations Research and apply new technology that addresses new learning styles based upon various teaching/learning environments Focus on learner-centered, research-informed instruction and assessment to increase student success Responsible for the design and timely delivery of Faculty and Student Course Guides and the overall quality of the course shell Manage pilot concepts in courses and collect qualitative and quantitative feedback Evaluate textbooks, OERs, and labs to assist in the selection and adoption of new materials Maintained responsibilities from my previous role as an Instructional Designer.
Instructional DesignerJul 2010 to Nov 2014 Strayer University
Worked with Subject Matter Experts and Strayer Faculty to develop engaging and innovative courseware materials for student and faculty use.
Project managed multiple courses through their development cycle Published lecture modules and put into Strayer University's Learning Management System Reviewed course guides and provide feedback Wrote lectures for courses Led quality assurance team Created and edit engaging course graphics and videos Worked with course guide development team to ensure compatibility with our LMS for optimal student experience Set up course shells in Blackboard Assisted in development course shell standards Troubleshoot LMS issues in Blackboard Monitored Course Change Request Queue Created and conducted training for new hires.
Project ManagerOct 2010 Geisinger Hospital-School of Radiologic Technology － Danville, PA
for Anatomy of the Shoulder Project (Advanced Instructional Design course at Bloomsburg University) Managed entire project using project management tools allowing the product to be completed before scheduled.
Communicated with client to ensure all needs were met.
Collaborated with Subject Matter Expert to make certain all content was correct.
Assigned responsibilities to team members to ensure a quality product was produced.
Involved in entire instructional design process following the ADDIE model.
Outside Sales RepresentativeJul 2006 to Aug 2009 Fastenal Company － Reading, PA
Developed & executed a sales plan in the local territory to meet/exceed sales goals Sold industrial & construction supplies business to business Conducted cold calls Maintained & grew the existing customer base Managed account collections for assigned accounts Maintained & grew customer inventory programs.
Education and Training
M.S, Instructional TechnologyDecember 2010Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania － Bloomsburg, PAInstructional Technology
B.S, Business AdministrationMay 2006Kutztown University of Pennsylvania － Kutztown, PABusiness Administration
ACTIVITIES: Outdoor enthusiast, golf, baseball, football, skiing, computers, web design, and riding motorcycles.