Education
University of Arkansas

Master of Education / Educational Technology

2016 - 2019

Prepares students for professional positions as educational technologists of education, business, government, and the health professions. Curricular integration of technology, distance learning, instructional design, policies and best practices in online learning, vulnerable populations, virtual schools, cyber schools, immersive learning environments.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Bachelor of Arts / Professional & Technical Writing

2004 - 2007

Degree focused on professional document and design, with a focus on creative non-fiction writing. Courses included: Writing in the Workplace, Editing for Publication, Theory of Rhetoric and Writing

Employment
University of Central Arkansas

Instructional Designer

June 2019 - Current

Work with faculty from multiple colleges and departments to create, implement, and improve high-quality online course design principles to improve student learning and retention. Develop instructional and training materials to quickly pivot faculty members to online during COVID-19 pandemic.

University of Arkansas System - eVersity

Senior Instructional Designer

Nov 2014 - May 2019

Developed course and design standards for an upstart, 100% online institution. Worked with faculty to create courses using only OER and exceeded ADA Compliance standards using Universal Design Learning guidelines.

Southwest Power Pool

CBT E-Learning Developer

Dec 2012 - Nov 2014

Developed online Computer-Based Training Modules for highly technical subjects in the electrical industry. Teamed with SMEs to create self-study modules, using Adobe Captivate, focusing on content and clarity.

Prior Jobs

Various

2004 - 2012

  • (2012) Dillard’s – Copywriter
  • (2011 – 2012) PerksWW – Merchandising Specialist
  • (2011) URS Corporation – Communications Specialist
  • (2010 – 2011) Sogang Language Program – ESL Teacher, Busan, South Korea
  • (2004 – 2009) Clear Channel Radio – Music Director/On-Air Personality
Recognition
University of Arkansas ETEC

Master's Outstanding Student

2020

“Award winners have made positive contributions to our campus and community in the areas of academic excellence, leadership, scholarly work, and service to the community.”

USDLA International Award

Best Practices for Distance Learning Education

2016

International Award for design and implementation of “Legal Research” course. The course uses 100% Open Educational Resources, is 100% ADA Compliant, and uses multiple methods of engagement and student interaction with the course materials.

Skills and Talents
Photography
90%
E-Learning
80%
Document and Print Design
75%
Audio / Video Editing
85%
Sarcasm and Joke Telling
55%
Designer Skills
Adobe Illustrator20
Adobe Indesign30
Adobe Captivate70
Adobe Premiere Pro40
Adobe Photoshop80
Language Skills
English
HTML
Web Talk