Curriculum Vitae
CURRICULUM VITAE
Paula Marcuzzi-Schmitz
(5178) La Cumbre, Córdoba, Argentina
Work:
pschmitz06@gmail.com
Personal: pmarcuzzi@hotmail.com
Skype: paula.schmitz
 
 
Work goals
E-learning and M-learning. English as a Foreign Language Teaching and English-Spanish Translation. Training & Development for Education and Business. Web-based Instructional Design and Delivery. Training in the use of technologies in educational and business settings. Use of software applications for research and translation.
 
Work Experience
10.2005 - Present | Córdoba E-learning Group, Argentina. Technology Consulting Group. Manager of Language Services. Consulting services in the use of technologies for education and training. E-learning Specialist.

05.2013-01.2014 | People Communicate Ltd. Training Manager. Director of the Training Department: needs assessment, design, development, implementation and evaluation of training programs on PC´s e-learning platform.

05.2012-05.2013
| People Communicate Ltd. Managing Editor for ESL online courses and corporate training, as well as the People Communicate website and e-learning platform. Cambridge, UK.

07.2011-Present  | CTC, E-Learning Specialist. IT and ESL Consultant for Schools.

03.2011-Present  |
Sherton English, Online Instructor. IT Consultant for Schools, Freelance Translator.
 
03.2009 - 02.2011 | Thomas More Bilingual School, Cosquín, Córdoba. Director of the first bilingual school in Cosquín, which promotes personalized education, bilingualism Spanish-English, the use of educational technologies, mainstreaming of children with special needs and sports.
 
01.2007 - 03.2009 | Bayleaf Bed & Breakfast, Argentina. Manager of a B&B that hosts full-immersion programs for the acquisition and improvement of  English or Spanish as a foreign language. Program coordinator.
 
03.2006 - Present | Cluster Kairos, Argentina. Technology and web design. Team member of a corporate e-learning project.
 
06.2000 - 07.2005 | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. Educational Technologies Consultant. Training courses for staff, faculty and students in the use of technologies for teaching and learning. Research applications specialist.
 
05.2002 - 08.2002 | Abbott Labs, Chicago, USA. Farmaceutical industry. Research assistant. Three-month internship in the Human Resource Department. Training and Development of personnel by using the new technologies. Research in initiatives which promote the advancement of women to leadership positions within the organization .
 
03.1999- 06.2000 | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. Educational Technologies Consultant. Web-based instructional programs for the University Outreach office.
 
03.1994 - 12.1997 | University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Associate professor of English Language in the Training Program for Translators at the College of Law and Social Sciences.
 
03.1994 - 12.1997 | Instituto de Enseñanza Superior en Lenguas Vivas "Juan Ramón Fernández", Buenos Aires, Argentina. Professor of English Language in the Teacher´s Training Program.
 
03.1994 - 12.1997 | Instituto Superior del Profesorado "Dr. Joaquín V. González",  Buenos Aires, Argentina. Professor of English Language in the Teacher´s Training Program.
 
03.1980 - 12.1997 | Private Institutions of English Teaching, Argentina.  Teacher of English as a Second Language and for Specific Purposes. Coordinator of the English department.
 
Education
08.2003 - 05.2005 | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. Advanced Certificate in Vocational and Technical Education. Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Education and Instructional Technologies.
 
08.1998 - 05.2000 | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. Master of Education, Master in Human Resource Education and Instructional Technologies.
 
09.1988 - 06. 1991| University of Navarre at Rome, Italy. Master of Education, Master in Educational Science with a concentration in Philosophy of Education.
 
03.1980 - 07.1988 | University of Córdoba, College of Languages, Córdoba, Argentina: Teacher of English Language and Literature for Higher Education.
 
03.1980 - 12.1985 | University of Córdoba, College of Languages, Córdoba, Argentina: English Public Translator and Interpreter.
 
03.1980 - 12.1983 | University of Córdoba, College of Languages, Córdoba, Argentina: Teacher of English as a Second Language for High School.
 
Computer Literacy
E-learning Authoring Tools
Articulate Storyline & Adobe Captivate
Web Design
WordPress
Project Management
MS Project & ClockingIt
Graphic Tools.
Photoshop, Image Ready
Office Suite.
All applications
Database.
FileMaker Pro, EndNote, Access.
Research Applications
EndNote, NVivo
Translation Tools
TRADOS, Word Magic
 
Languages
English: bilingual 
Italian: intermediate
Latin: advanced
References
Evangeline Pianfetti. Director of OET. College of Education.
Phone: (217) 244-7005.
esecaras@uiuc.edu
Ginna Moore. Director. CITES Training.
Phone: (217) 333-6285.
ggmoore@uiuc.edu
Prof. Sandra Gastaldi. Academia Argüello, English Dept. Coordinator. Phone: (03543) 420387. sandragastaldi@ciudad.com.ar