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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculm Vitae

Instructional Design & Development

Wrote learning objectives, curricula and lessons 

Set up learning management system sites for 8-12 courses per semester

Integrated external apps, content and e-books into course sites

Conducted instructor surveys to improve course teaching experience

Researched and analyzed data to determine continuation of low-enrollment courses

Created multimedia modules for a more engaging, immersive learning experience

Produced web-enhanced assessements for learners to apply relevant job skills in real-world contexts

Wrote e-book pilot chapters that incorporate text, multimedia activities and assessments 

Compiled and maintained multimedia resource library for new instructors

Authored web tutorials on how to draft a teaching philosophy and portfolio for job seekers

With instructional designers, to write online course proposals and pilot educational software

With fellow course coordinators, to plan training sessions and ensure program continuity

With instructors, to enhance digital libraries and draft fair and accessible assessments

With undergraduate advisors, to support a more diverse and inclusive learner community 

With internship program directors, to design 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, developed and led sessions on:

Policies, resources and accommodations for learners with cognitive and/or physical challenges 

Recognizing and responding to struggling learners with the help of advisors 

Interpersonal problem-solving skills based on respect, empathy and appropriate boundaries 

Best practices in presentation design and delivery for high learner engagement and comprehension

How to increase learner participation inside and outside of the physical classroom

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

Screencasting

PowerPoint

Camtasia

Screencastify

E-content

Articulate

Pressbooks

Adobe Rush

LMS

Canvas

Moodle

Brightspace

Web builders

WordPress

Wix

Google Sites

Website Design Samples

USpain (Wix). 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. I’ve also worked extensively with LMS and directory themes.

Education

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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