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Maryland Judiciary and the
Anne Arundel Community College
Center for Workforce Solutions
2013-Present

AACC and MDJ LogoaConsultant and Instructional Designer for a multi-phase project which included conducting a needs assessment for MDJ’s Administrative Office of the Courts on Converting On-Ground Professional Development Courses to an on-line or blended format. Designed a Pilot blended course on Resolving Conflicts according to QM national standards for quality course design. Coached seven Professional Trainers on the conversion and migration process to Canvas LMS.
References: Jennifer Bopp, jlbopp@aacc.edu and James.Davis@mdcourts.gov

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Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
University of Toronto (Canada)
2012-2013
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TEACH LogoFrom a rubric developed by McMahon, Ashcraft, Lesh and Tabrizi, (2001) international continuing education online courses on smoking cessation counseling were reviewed for effectiveness. This project was also part of the international Global Bridges initiative found at http://www.globalbridges.org.
Reference: Rosa Dragonetti, Rosa.Dragonetti@camh.ca, Principal Investigator

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TIME Center
Community Colleges of Baltimore County (Maryland)
2009-2010
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CCBC LogoInstructional Designer for the Technology and Innovation in Manufacturing and Engineering (TIME) Center's multi-grant funded project. Worked with a team of 6 faculty from 6 schools around the State to design and develop 5 hybrid courses for the Electronics Technician Certificate program. Created a shared web work station due to varying LMS's.
Reference: Noell Damron, (ndamron@ccbcmd.edu), Project Manager

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University of Vermont 2007-2008
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Division of Continuing Studies - Certificate Program Online in Molecular Fusion, Environmental Economics, and VTrim. Course Development, Instructional Design, and Faculty Transformation. Project extended and enlarged to include Strategic Planning.
Reference: Jennifer Pigeon (jennifer.pigeon@uvm.edu), Project Manager

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Stevenson University
formerly Villa Julie College (Stevenson, MD)
Oct 2005 - Aug 2006
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Villa Julie College LogoDesigned training for 12 graduate faculty teaching 20 courses via Blackboard in Villa Julie's their new online Forensic Studies degree program. On-ground, on-line, and one-to-one training to develop this program in 5 months and meet Middle States Accreditation standards, also using Quality Matters standards as the foundation. Training materials based on the best instructional strategies to meet stated outcomes. Outcomes, content, assignments (assessments) were matched and aligned.
Designed the Distance Learning gateway located at http://gps.stevenson.edu/graduate-studies/forensic-studies/
Reference: Dean Joyce Becker (jbecker@stevenson.edu), Esquire, Villa Julie College

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SLOAN-C Online Teaching Certificate Fall 2006-2009
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SLOAN-C LgogOne of the Lead Trainers for online Getting Started workshops for over 100 higher education faculty using Moodle and Elluminate LIVE. Helped this national organization develop an online teaching certification program.
Reference: Kathleen Ives (Kathleen.ives@sloan-c.org), SLOAN-C
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Quality Matters Project 2002-Present
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Quality Matters LogoProcess Committee member, Peer Reviewer, Train the Trainer Certified Instructor, Master Reviewer.
In this FIPSE (federally) funded project, we use the QM rubric to assess and develop quality standards for course re-design. Dr. McMahon’s graduate Leadership Development course was the first graduate course nationally to meet the QM standards. Worked with faculty on the Instructional Design of courses that don’t meet standards.
Continues to be a Master Reviewer for the QM project after the Grant. Uses the latest QM rubric as the foundation for online course development.
Reference: Deborah Adair (dadair@qualitymatters.org), Quality Matters™ Director
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Maryland Center for Character Education
at Stevenson University (Maryland)
2007-2009
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Board of Directors. This organization promotes character development in families, school, institutions of higher education and communities. Helped develop the partnership with Stevenson University. For a list of Character Traits, go to http://charactered.net/main/traits.asp.
Reference: Deborah Kraft (dkraft@stevenson.edu), Dean of the College of Education.
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Florida State Park Service 2006-Present
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Working at the Koreshan State Historic Site in Estero, Florida, designed the Volunteer Orientation Training and training on the Care and Preservation of Furnishings. These were based on the National Park Standards. Also worked on research grants for the Restoration of the Large Machine Shop c.1905 and a Traveling Trunks program for area schools.
Reference: Robert Brooks , Park Manager
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Community Colleges of Baltimore County (Maryland) 2001-2004
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CCBC LogoVirtual Academy for three campuses, plus an online Nursing Program. Trained over 100 faculty on how to transform themselves and their courses to teach online. Worked with the Instructional Design team to develop and modify templates (WebCT).
Reference: Joel Martin (jmartin@ccbcmd.edu), Director of Distance Learning
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Baltimore County Public Schools (Maryland) 2006-2007
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BCPS LogoTrainers for 15+ technology teachers, One-to-one coaching, Workshop training using Blackboard LMS
Reference: Rhonda Hoyman (rhoyman@bcps.org), County Technology Supervisor
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Medical University of South Carolina - Advisory Board -
College of Nursing
2007
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Logo MUSCAdvisory Board to the Online Ph.D. Nursing Program.
Reference: Dr. Gail Barbosa, (barbosag@musc.edu) Director of
Doctoral Program and Online Learning
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Prince George's County Public Schools (Maryland) 20062007
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PGCPS LogoAssessed needs of 35+ Technology Coordinators and developed a workshop to build school-based technology teams.
Reference: Sheila LoCastro (SLocastro@msde.state.md.us), Supervisor of Technology Coordinators
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Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) 2005
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MCPS LogoWorked with the Health Education division to design an online course for high school students.
Reference: Richard Jolles (richard_Jolles@mcpsmd.edu), Carver Educational Services
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