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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculm Vitae

Instructional Design & Development

Wrote learning objectives, standards-based curricula, universally-accessible assessments, and lesson plans for bilingual charter high-school program

Wrote year-long curricula, syllabus, real-world lessons, and pragmatic assessments for Big 10 university Spanish for business certificate program

Designed online and hybrid delivery modes for in-person, undergraduate courses in language, literature, and expository writing


Transformed recorded lecture into interactive learning modules for international online business program in Articulate Rise

Revised training guide to reflect brand and user-friendly design elements for state university staff in Pressbooks

Developed multimedia, user-friendly webpages for international government office in Moodle

Authored web tutorials for graduate-student job-seekers for university department in Google Sites

With instructional-design teams, to ensure bespoke projects are complete on time and to the clients’ satisfaction

With university course coordinators and instructors, to design effective training sessions and program continuity

With academic advisors and internship program directors, to create outcome-based professionalization pathways

Supervised teams of 8-12 instructors per semester

Led orientation classes, listening sessions and exit interviews

Monitored program standards in content, pedagogy and assessment

Wrote and published weekly instructor bulletins 

Facilitated problem-solving among instructors, learners and advisors

Resolved technical issues with the help of internal and vendor IT staff

Performed job evaluations with supportive feedback

Wrote award nominations for outstanding job performance

Designed and led sessions on:

Interpersonal problem-solving skills based on boundaried communication

Best presentation practices for high learner engagement and comprehension

Quality-management strategies and practices for company-wide training sessions

Federal, state, and organizational best practices in recruitment and hiring 

Taught online, blended, web-enhanced and in-person undergraduate courses in Spanish language, literature, media and print journalism, and business practices and culture.

The Center for Educational Opportunity’ s Dr. Brenda Pfaehler Award of Excellence in Teaching, University of Wisconsin-Madison;

The University Residence Hall Honored Instructor Award (4 semesters), University of Wisconsin-Madison;

Education Innovation Summer Online Course Development Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Instructional Design Skills








Adobe Rush





Web builders



Google Sites

Website Design Samples

USpain (WordPress). Website creation for study-abroad program pilot.

Create a Teaching Portfolio: A Guide for Graduate Students. (Google Sites). Web pages creation for University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

Kristin Neumayer, PhD | Instructional Design and Consulting (WordPress). This site was built on the Neve theme and customized with Elementor website builder. 


Instructional Design & Development

Digital certificates:

“Teaching Online: Course Facilitation & Management.” In accordance with Quality Matters online teaching principles. University of Wisconsin-Madison (in progress.)

“Instructional Designer (Design Essentials, Needs Analysis, Storyboarding, Adult Learners, Video Training, Working with SMEs, Screencasting, Agile Instructional Design, Measuring Learning Effectiveness).” Lynda / LinkedIn Learning. May 2021.

“E-Learning Ecologies: Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age.” University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / Coursera. April 2021.

Self-directed learning:

“Designing Online Courses (Deep-Dive Topics): Course Planning; Learning Objectives & Alignment; Assessment & Measurement.” In accordance with Quality Matters rubric for online course design and assessment. University of Wisconsin-Madison. July 2021.

“Teaching with Technology.” Kevin Kelly for LinkedIn Learning. January 2021.

“Canvas: Tips, Tricks and Techniques.” Oliver Schinkten for LinkedIn Learning. January 2021.

Front-End Development

“HTML Essential Training.” Jen Simmons for LinkedIn Learning. May 2020.

“Introduction to CSS.” Carrie Dills for LinkedIn Learning. September 2020.

“CSS Essential Training.” Christina Truong for LinkedIn Learning. January 2021.

Higher Education

Ph.D. in Spanish. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008.

M.A. in Spanish. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 1996.

B.A. in English and Spanish. Boston University, 1994

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