Current Resume

 

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy in Learning Technologies
University of North Texas
Denton. TX

  • From August 2012 to May 2016
  • GPA: 4.0

Master of Education in Educational Technology
University of Texas at Brownsville
Brownsville, TX

  • From January 2005 to December 2006
  • GPA: 4.0

Bachelor of Science in Education
Baylor University
Waco, TX

  • From August 1994 to May 1997
  • GPA: 3.90
  • Dean’s Academic Honor List
  • Magna Cum Laude graduate

 

EXPERIENCE

Learning Innovation Coordinator
University of Texas at Arlington Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge (LINK) Research Lab – Arlington, TX
From September 2015 to present

  • Researching learning innovations
  • Designing solutions based on these innovations
  • Presenting on and writing about learning innovation
  • Interacting with faculty and staff about learning innovations

Instructional Technologist
iDesignEDU, LLC – Dallas TX
From March 2015 to present

  • Assisting instructional designers
  • Creating graphics
  • Custom CSS design

Adjunct Professor
University of Texas at Brownsville – Brownsville, TX
August 2009 to August 2015

  • Online instruction of various classes related to the educational technology field.

Instructional Designer
University of Texas at Arlington Center for Distance Education – Arlington, TX
From November 2005 to August 2014

  • Designing, updating, and trouble-shooting online classes in Blackboard and WebCT
  • Exploring, researching, and writing about emerging educational technologies
  • Helping instructors with all aspects of online learning
  • Presenting on educational issues at national conferences

Curriculum Designer / Web Programmer
HEALTH EDCO Curriculum – Waco, TX
From January 2004 to October 2005

  • Designed, wrote, edited, and finalized custom hands-on health curriculum in a team environment
  • Developed custom Learning Management Systems
  • Designed, programmed, and maintained dynamic teacher and student support web sites
  • Analyzed all work for educational integrity and classroom effectiveness

Associate Director of Education
Sylvan Learning Center – Waco, TX
From October 2002 to December 2003

  • Supervision of a team of teachers and students to ensure the maximum success of tutorial classes
  • Updated and developed curriculum for students age 5 to adult
  • Graphic design work for several fliers and projects

Science Teacher – 8th Grade
La Vega Independent School District – Waco, TX
From August 2000 to May 2002

  • Educated students of various levels
  • Developed and wrote curriculum for classroom use
  • Maintained a class web page
  • Developed and presented PowerPoint presentations
  • Team leader

Health Inspector
Waco Public Health District
From January 1999 to July 2000

  • Inspection of restaurant and childcare facilities
  • Development of curriculum guides for several classes
  • Taught Food Safety classes at the Health Department and Food Manager classes at T.S.T.C.
  • Multimedia presentation development
  • Graphic design work for various projects

 

CAPABILITIES

Computer experience:

  • Microsoft Office (all applications)
  • Blackboard, WebCT, and Moodle LMS (as instructor and administrator)
  • Adobe Studio 8 (including Flash and Dreamweaver)
  • Graphic art design (Fireworks 8 and QuarkXpress)
  • Web page design (including AJAX, XML, CSS, RSS, JavaScript, and ActionScript)
  • Moodle LMS design and customization
  • PHP and MySQL programming
  • Intel Teach to the Future training

Leadership:

  • Several years experience leading church-related small groups
  • Chief Information Officer of the Texas Distance Learning Association