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Jessica
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Professional Summary

Seasoned college instructor experienced in teaching political science and history during 18+ years in higher education seeks opportunity to be a part of a growing online campus. Strong competency in online engagement with a passion for virtual education.

Skills
  • Online Instruction
  • Curriculum Design
  • Technological literacy
  • Microsoft Office and LMS software proficiency
  • Compassionate
  • Student oriented
  • Good listening skills
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Teamwork
  • Seminar facilitation
  • Public speaking
  • Content editing
  • Community engagement
  • Organization and Time management
  • Troubleshooting
  • Diversity and inclusion facilitation
Education
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, TX, Expected in No Degree : History - GPA :
  • 18-24 credit hours towards an M.A. of History
  • Areas of concentration include Celtic History, History of England 1500-1950s, Russian and Middle Eastern History, The American West and Progressivism, Civil War and Reconstruction, Cold War
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, TX, Expected in 12/2003 Master of Arts : Political Science - GPA :
  • Thesis: Constructive Engagement: An Assessment of U.S. Foreign Policy towards South Africa in the Reagan Administration
  • Areas of concentration included National and Foreign Policy, public policy, legislation, the presidency, campaigns and elections, politics of Eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Africa as well as international criminal systems
  • Continued collaboration as a co-author on a book concerning U.S.-South African relations
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, TX, Expected in 05/2000 Bachelor of Arts : Political Science And Criminal Justice - GPA :
  • Member of Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society
  • Redwine Scholar of the Year 1998 and 2000
  • Focused in National and Foreign Policy, Constitutional Law, Black Politics, Political Parties, Campaigns and Elections, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Justice Theory on State, National and International levels, Political Philosophy
North Central Texas College Gainesville, TX, Expected in 05/1998 Associate of Applied Science : Criminal Justice - GPA :
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa and Lambda Epsilon Chi
  • Concentrated in Legal Aspects of Law, Crime in America, Policy Systems and Practices, The Courts and Criminal Procedure, Crime and Delinquency
Certifications

Certified in

Preparing To Teach Online

Creating Strong Passwords: Security Awareness Training

Avoiding Phishing Scams Training

Social Engineering Red Flags Training

Texas Cyber Security Awareness Training

Best Practices in Pedagogy

Online Learning Consortium: Teaching for Deeper Learning

Online Learning Consortium: Best Online Practices in Pedagogy

Online Learning Consortium: Reaching a Global World

Online Learning Consortium: Diversity and Inclusion in the Virtual Classroom

Social and Personal Responsibility Training

Assessing Critical Thinking Training

Diversity and Inclusion Training

Implicit Bias Training

Making Campuses Safe for LGBTQ+ Students

Sexual Harassment Training

FERPA Training

Legislative Affairs Training

Library Update Training

Work History
North Central Texas College - Instructor of History and Political Science
City, STATE, 2003 - Current
  • Assisted students with making optimal educational and vocational choices to capitalize on progressive knowledge-building.
  • Utilized effective online teaching techniques to promote effective engagement and learning
  • Capitalized on educational environment that promoted critical thinking skills, societal responsibility and respect that students can transfer to future endeavors
  • Created immersive activities, political and historical debates and special projects to promote student learning.
  • Delivered knowledgeable lectures to help students understand current and historical geopolitical issues.
  • Facilitated thought-provoking virtual and face to face classroom discussions to enhance understanding of lecture topics and break down preconceived notions.
  • Developed syllabus and overall course structure to provide rich learning environments for online, hybrid and face to face classes.
  • Pioneered virtual synchronous classes (Tanburg) on rural campuses.
  • Mastered classroom technology, including Tanburg, CANVAS and ANGEL learning platforms, as well as textbook interface software such as CONNECT and Mindtap.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Studio and WebEx, YouTube, Zoom
  • Championed use of Open Educational Resources.
  • Facilitated improved utilization of online tools in the virtual classroom by fellow colleagues while serving on the technology committee for the history department.
  • Collaborated with diversity and inclusion faculty resource groups to promote and advocate equitable opportunities for students, staff and faculty institution wide.
  • Contributed to new section on diversity and inclusion in the institutional handbook
  • Participated in institution wide data committee to create quantifiable measures for assessing diversity and inclusion within the organization
  • Engaged in community awareness and education opportunities in order to promote engagement between higher education and the community
San Antonio College - Adjunct Instructor of Political Science
City, STATE, 08/2008 - 08/2012
  • Board Certified to teach in Alamo Community College District.
Midwestern State University - Graduate Assistant of History
City, STATE, 08/2006 - 08/2007
  • Completed administrative and research duties per professor request.
  • Collaborated on book project with Dr. Michael Collins over U.S. Presidents in connection with The American West/Populism and Progressivism in America
  • Maintained documents and books of antiquity in rare documents section of Midwestern State University library
  • Substituted for University lecturers where needed
Midwestern State University - Graduate Assistant of Political Science
City, STATE, 08/2003 - 08/2006
  • Checked assignments, proctored tests, and provided grades according to university standards.
  • Collaborated as co-author on book project concerning U.S.-South African foreign relations between 1953-1996
  • Increased competency in Russian, Eastern European and Middle Eastern politics
  • Substituted for full time faculty where needed
Additional Information

Related Experience

World Affairs Council Great Decisions Banquet and a South African expert discussion leader in San Antonio, TX 2007

Writer (2004-present)

Provided editorial support, compile reports and statistical data for South African book project. Contributed chapters concerning the foreign policies of the Johnson and Reagan Administrations concerning the Cold War.

Generalist Reviewer (2016-present)

Third Reviewer of textbooks of American Government for Open Stax (formerly Wise Wire). Hired to edit textbook chapters for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation providing free access to textbooks for students.

Researcher (1993-present)

Gathered reports, statistical data, historical data, and cultural data for subjects such as National Campaigns and Elections, U.S. Political Participation, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Political Parties in the U.S. and in Europe, International Systems in Criminal Justice (including countries such as Great Britain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Romania, Hungary, Russia and the Middle East, Eastern European politics and history with an emphasis on the Roma and International Human Rights, Life in England (1500-1950), The Age of Enlightenment, Russian History from ancient to present, foreign policies of containment and deterrence during the Cold War, as well as Women's Rights in Eastern Africa, The Palestinian question, Religion and Ideology of the Middle East, Political economy, sociology and cultural aspects of Africa with an emphasis is South Africa, Ancient Celts.

Tutor (1993- present)

Assisted numerous students with all areas of social sciences as well as writing papers, reading comprehension and vocabulary. More advanced work includes, thesis development, structure and formation of doctoral theses and graduate file papers. Familiar with different writing styles including MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian styles. Coached international students in English grammar, writing and pronounciation.

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School Attended

  • Midwestern State University
  • Midwestern State University
  • Midwestern State University
  • North Central Texas College

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  • Instructor of History and Political Science
  • Adjunct Instructor of Political Science
  • Graduate Assistant of History
  • Graduate Assistant of Political Science

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  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science

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