Education

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  • Master of Education with a Major in Media (Instructional Technology)
    University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA
    Expected Graduation November, 2015
  • Bachelor of Art in History
    University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA
    Graduated May, 2005

Certifications/Awards

  • Google Educator 2014
  • Quality Matters: DYOC, Accessibility, ST 2/3 2014
  • Microsoft Certified: Technology Specialist 2008
  • Phi Alpha Theta 2005
  • Whatley Scholarships 2004

Computer Experience

Active Directory ˖ Active Data Calendar ˖ Adobe Master Collection CS6 All Modern Browsers ˖ Audio/Visual Installation ˖ BB Collaborate Blackboard IM ˖ Coursera ˖ HTML ˖ iTunes U ˖ JavaScript ˖ JQuery PHP ˖ Python ˖ Microsoft Office ˖ OpenText ˖ Podcast Streaming Respondus Suite ˖ Smarthinking ˖ SQL Server Windows ˖ Wikispaces

Desire2Learn LMS (Integrations: Atomic Learning, Blackboard Collaborate, Smarthinking, Studymate Class, Wimba Classroom, Wimba Voice Board, Wimba Voice Podcaster, Wimba Voice Presentation)

Relevant Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of web related technologies and current coding practices.
  • Installed, implemented and administered a number of internet based programs.
  • Provided training and lead support to faculty, staff, students, and consultants of UWG.
  • Created and enhanced training material for multiple internet based programs.
  • Provided a project management plan for and managed the progress of a number of internet based programs that were in development simultaneously.

Professional Experience

University of West Georgia – Academic Instructional Support Specialist

  • Secondary administrator for the university’s learning management system (LMS), CourseDen. Administrator duties included: roles & permissions configuration, D.O.M.E. settings assistance, layout and feature upgrades, third party integrations, and tier 3 help desk support.
  • Point of contact for all orientation needs on campus, including face-2-face requests, program special requests, on-campus events, and webinars. Creation and maintenance of the orientation course within CourseDen.
  • Administrator and contributor to UWG | Online’s social media presence. These include: WordPress Blog, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, Google +, and SMS texting services.
  • Investigation of appropriate technology and advisor for UWG’s Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) initiatives across campus.
  • Other duties include: at-risk student support, helpdesk back-up, and proctored exam support.

University of West Georgia - Web Associate

  • Created, altered, and installed multiple web programs to assist all departments with varying types of web presence; data maintenance and organization; and online scheduling of events, appointments, and rooms.
  • Organized the migration of a number of department websites into the OpenText CMS and maintained websites that are currently within this CMS.
  • Researched and implemented new technology that would alleviate the issues some departments were having with scheduling and data maintenance.
  • Completed or mitigated the service tickets and requests amongst the web innovations group.
  • Trained multiple employees across many of the departments in a wide array of web technologies. These training sessions varied from large groups to one-on-one sessions.
  • Created new classes for training and improved the current training material. Managed the schedule of the training classes per semester.
  • Provided advice and services to help improve the layout, look and feel, usability, and SEO of a number of department and personal faculty websites.

Nistworks Internet Technology Group – Developer / Technician

  • Developed modern websites and web applications using a number of programming languages, mainly PHP, CMS, HTML, JavaScript and JQuery.
  • Coordinated the time of Nistworks employees and the budget of a varying array of projects including web technologies (web hosting, website construction, video and live audio streaming), single server networking, wireless technology installation, client computer support, and video / audio technology installation.
  • Reviewed and troubleshot all websites, web applications, and wireless technology installation before passing the product to the customer.
  • Evaluated the products and services that were being offered to customers and assisted in providing suggestions to improve the customer experience.
  • Provided professional advice and training to all Nistworks customers with problems ranging from desktop support to best maintaining wireless connectivity.

Brighton Junior English School – Native English Teacher

  • Planned the curriculum of each class, keeping a strict adherence to time management and student experience.
  • Maintained the environment of the classroom, assisting in the student’s retention of the material and allowing the class to cover the required assignments.
  • Efficiently and creatively conveyed the subject material in a manner that was simple for students to understand.
  • Using a number of variables in student performance, created a grade assessment that efficiently recognized the student’s strengths and offered suggestions of improvements for the student’s weaknesses.