John Wilborn, Ed.D.

INSTRUCTIONAL CAREER

  1. Liberty Eagle Academy: Headmaster and Curriculum Director, January 2020–Present 
  2. University of West Georgia: Music Education Instructor, Graduate School, August 2020–Present
  3. eCore: Part-Time Instructor, Music Appreciation, August 2018–Present
  4. West Georgia Technical College: Part-Time Instructor, Music Appreciation/Course Editor and College Life, 2015–2018
  5. Bremen City Schools - Educator, 1998-2015

Instructed K-12 students in three schools (K–12) in technology–centered learning environments

Taught multimedia production including audio, photography and video capturing/editing techniques (dual PC/ iMac labs) and post-production skills (DVD, Blu-ray)

2013–2015: Taught Introduction to Web Page Design using Adobe CS6 and WordPress

2013-2015:  Produced full-scale HD videos 

2010–2015: Designed and instructed Moderate to Advanced level Introduction to Music Technology courses II, III and IV 2007–2015: Designed and instructed Introduction to Music Technology I course

2005–2014: Co-directed annual Broadway musicals (vocals, lighting/sound, backing tracks)

2001–2015: Instructed Literary music participants at GHSA-sponsored events. (See CV)

1998–2015: Directed elementary, middle school, and/or high school choral performances.

1998–2006: Instructed students in Yamaha Music in Education (MIE) lab.

CAREER SUMMARY

Credentialed in qualitative research

Experienced in visioneering and team-building

Competent in online and classroom instructional practices with excellent presentation skills

Competent in Microsoft Office, Final Cut Pro X and WordPress

Skilled in 21st century educational leadership and curriculum development

PRESENTER/PUBLISHER

2019: Presenter – eCore University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia

2015: Presenter – National Distance Learning Week Virtual Conference, Aiken, SC

2013: Publisher – Teacher Self-Efficacy: CCSS in a 21st Century Learning Environment (Dissertation)                         

2013: Presenter – Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA

2008: Presenter – TI-ME National Conference, Grand Rapids, MI

2008: Presenter – South Carolina EdTech Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC

2007: Presenter – National Symposium on Music Technology Instruction, UNC, Charlotte, NC                                     

2007: Presenter – University of West Georgia Music Department, WUG, Carrollton, GA                                 

ADJUDICATOR

2014: Music Festivals, Atlanta, GA

2005–2014: Music Showcase: Six Flags over Georgia, Austell, GA

2009: Alabama National Peanut Choral Festival, Dothan, AL

Spring 2021 Sections

  • MUSC-1100 (Music Appreciation) Section: 8BG
  • MUSC-6120 (Factors of Musical Learning) Section: E01

Fall 2020 Sections

  • MUSC-6110 (Hist & Philosophy of Music Ed) Section: E01

Spring 2020 Sections

  • MUSC-1100 (Music Appreciation) Section: 81G

Fall 2019 Sections

  • MUSC-1100 (Music Appreciation) Section: 03G
  • MUSC-1100 (Music Appreciation) Section: 83G

Spring 2019 Sections

  • MUSC-1100 (Music Appreciation) Section: 52G

Fall 2018 Sections

  • MUSC-1100 (Music Appreciation) Section: 04G