I have, over the course of my professional career, endeavored to grow as an instructional designer and photographer. Using both formal and informal pathways, I have gained local, national and international experience in my formally trained profession of Instructional Design and my informal profession of Photography.
As an Instructional Designer, I have held positions in several Canadian institutions from the very entry level to those that advise the very highest levels. These positions have provided me exposure to not only those experiences directly related to Instructional Design, but the related experiences of working on and leading local, national and international teams to review policy, create opportunities and build capacity for the institution to adapt to new challenges.
Specifically, as an Instructional Designer I have endeavored, and largely succeeded, to present content in a novel and effective manner, while fostering interaction by:
A successful Instructional Designer must also be an effective project manager as it is impossible to be a master of all the disciplines and skills required in the delivery of course content. I have managed teams that include: artists, programmers, subject matter experts and administrators.
I have worked in the field of Instructional Design my entire professional career at several Canadian universities. I have held positions from the very entry level to those that advise the very highest levels, allowing me to gain a special appreciation for the academic world.
I have experience in: