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Instructional Designer

American Medical Association

Chicago, IL (Remote)

May - July 2022

  • Applied ADDIE and Mayer’s 12 Principles of Multimedia to design a series of
    eLearning modules in Articulate Rise.

  • Conducted a needs analysis, wrote module text for each screen, captured transcripts, selected and formatted images, and wrote knowledge checks and quizzes.

  • Developed comprehensive storyboards and edited videos in Camtasia.

  • Worked with a team of instructional designers and SMEs to ensure that the modules met AMA standards and followed best practices.

F2F and Online English Instructor

Greenville Technical College

Greenville, SC

August 2019 - December 2021

  • Taught face-to-face and online classes in English Composition and Literature.

  • Delivered content using Blackboard Learn Ultra interface.

  • Wrote assignments and exams, and facilitated online meetings in Collaborate.

Employee Trainer

Dealer Online Marketing

Greenville, SC

October 2012 - July 2013

  • Developed online training modules to teach employees company procedures.

  • Recorded and edited video and sound files, created graphics, and wrote exams.

  • Delivered content using the Woople Video Learning Platform.

  • Maintained employee compliance records.

Community Classes Program Manager

Navy Morale, Welfare and Recreation

Rota, Spain

July 2009 - November 2010

  • Managed 23 instructors teaching 40+ classes to 300+ students in a variety of subjects.

  • Recruited, interviewed, and hired instructors, and cancelled unsatisfactory contracts.

  • Maintained a $50,000 program budget for the purchase of equipment and supplies.

  • Designed posters, flyers, and other marketing collateral to promote the program.

  • Taught computing, digital photography, and art classes.

F2F and Online Writing Instructor

University of Maryland University College/Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Rota, Spain

July 2007 - July 2009

  • Taught online classes in English Composition and Technical and Business Writing.

  • Delivered content using WebTycho and Blackboard LMS.

  • Wrote assignments and exams, conducted online conferences, and dealt with disciplinary issues.

  • Dealt with the changing nature of a military base environment including less-than-ideal facilities, lack of computer technology, and limited access to student resources.

IT & Business Instructor

Cambridge Regional College

Cambridge, England

March 2004 - April 2007

  • Taught British college students business and information technology courses.

  • Designed course curricula, syllabi, and lesson plans to meet UK national standards.

  • Developed traditional and computer-based instructional materials.

  • Scored highly on all professional reviews and assessments.

Workforce Education Instructor

Dallas County Community College District

Dallas, Texas

July 2000 - October 2003

  • Taught GED preparation to Colgate factory employees.

  • Taught interviewing/resume writing to employees re-entering the workforce after layoffs.

  • Taught continuing education courses in computer technology and Microsoft Office applications.

Technical Writer & Multimedia Developer

Arkeo Multimedia Consulting

Keller, Texas

June 1997 - September 1999

  • Developed multimedia computer-based training materials for corporate clients
    including Greyhound, Frito-Lay, Nurse Assist, and Alcon Laboratories.

  • Designed web pages and scripted interactive tutorials.

  • Wrote technical training documents including audits, instructions, exercises, and exams.


Master of Science in Education in Learning Design & Technology (Instructional Design)

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

August 2022

Master of Arts in Technical Writing and Graphic Design

University of North Texas

Denton, TX

May 1998


Bachelor of Arts in English, Art and Education

University of North Texas

Denton, TX

May 1995


Knowledge of instructional design models and theories including ADDIE, SAM, Mayer’s Principles, ARCS, the Dick and Carey model, Kirkpatrick’s Levels of Training Evaluation, Backwards Design, and Universal Design.

Experience with Blackboard, WebTycho, and other Learning Management Systems (LMS).

Working knowledge of software for communications, eLearning development, video and audio editing, and screen casting including Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Articulate Storyline, Articulate Rise, and Camtasia.


Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training, MWR

Blackboard Distance Learning Facilitator Training, UMUC Europe

WebTycho Online Course Management Training, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Situational Leadership Course, MWR

Morale, Welfare & Recreation Manager’s Course, MWR

Star Customer Service Facilitator Training, Department of the Navy


Honors and Awards

Outstanding Rating (5 on 1-5 scale), NSPS Performance Appraisal

NSPS Performance Award for Outstanding Performance

Individual NAF Employee Performance Award, Outstanding Rating

Dean's List and President's List Academic Honor Rolls, University of North Texas

NT40 Student Foundation Alumni, Top 40 Students on Campus, University of North Texas

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