Instructional Designer - Trainer

Highly-experienced instructional designer leveraging pedagogy, design & technology best practices to develop collaborative and engaging educational materials. Embrace use of social networking and game design thinking to achieve learning objectives; advocate of competency-based learning. Utilize knowledge and skills gained during 10+ years of public and special library work in varied roles demonstrating effective management, staff professional development, research, and social media administration.

Always learning; love to teach what I know. Learning is not a spectator sport- you get out what you put in.

Instructional Design Experience

Assist faculty to design and develop instructional materials and multimedia for instructor-led, web-based eLearning and computer-based learning

Transform subject matter expert content into instructionally sound, interactive and creative learning solutions

Evaluate existing courses providing recommendations for enhancing student learning and engagement, especially applying Quality Matters Program rubric

Coach faculty in the use of Blackboard Learn LMS, Canvas LMS and other support technology

Librarian Experience

Supervised, trained and evaluated staff & volunteers

Negotiated pricing for vendor services and products

Developed internal departmental social media guidelines & served as Facebook Page Administrator

Presented interactive programming for all ages

Delivered prompt, accurate assistance and instruction to staff & library patrons on print and online resources