The combination of my education and experience is a solid foundation for a position within Instructional Design (ID). Having completed a BS and MS in Instructional Design, I have a strong foundation of ID methodology, theory, and design principles. I have over 3 years working experience within higher education as an Instructional Designer and educator, in addition to my time learning through higher education. My roles have ranged from my work with The Center for the Application of Information Technologies at Western Illinois University as an Instructional Designer meeting with faculty and building online educational systems, to teaching undergraduate students technology within the classroom, to developing online and classroom training and professional development materials for East Carolina University Office of Grants and Contracts. I also have corporate training development experience with UnitedHealthcare and Manic Media Group, INC, based in Washington D.C.. Within those two positions I managed multiple projects and assumed a lead designer role. I was tasked with implementing best practices, solid design work, and suggesting appropriate design methods while remaining innovative. Within Instructional Design, I am a multipurpose tool. I excel at front-end analysis, developing the foundation for design and development through the ADDIE model, evaluation and measurement, and overall client relations. Furthermore, as a creative individual, I also excel at storyboarding, multimedia development, photography, and various design software programs, such as the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. I have intermediate to proficient skills with most technologies used in this fiend, to include BlackBoard, Lectora, and Camtasia. Being able to design and develop instructional materials and systems with outstanding design and visual principles, and developing full working instructional design systems that are rich with analysis and instructional design theory, I feel I am a perfect candidate for this position. Furthermore, my written and verbal communication skills are superb, and allow me to navigate a variety of conversations and situations. Having been a non-traditional student, I also understand the demands and needs of online learning students from the viewpoints of the University, the Faculty, and the student alike.
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Hello! I am a certified Instructional Designer. For over 10 years I designed and developed training videos for a biotech company. These videos were "Show Me/Screencast" videos that were used in the companies on-line university to train clients. I provided the voice overs for all the videos I developed as well as the content. I can develop basic demo videos, narrate content to existing videos and create fully developed computer based training. I have completed several jobs here on oDesk, from developing Show me and Explainer videos using Camtasia, Captivate, Keynote and Power point (including writing scripts and performing the voiceovers) to voiceovers for advertisements, clinics, and other technical services, book readings as well as Voicemails. My core competences include VoiceOver, Show Me and Explainer/screencast development using Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, PowerPoint and Keynote. I have excellent project management and leadership skills. I am equipped to work in an at home environment and have a home studio for recording. I will provide you with high quality files in a timely manner. Samples of my VoiceOver and Training development work can be listened to through this link. https://soundcloud.com/michellelockey/sets/voiceover-work/s-jV9af I look forward to working with you! I am also an award winning singer-songwriter composing music for Film and Tv. My music can be heard on ABC Family, USA's Benched, TLC, Tru ENT, BikersLive, Discover Channel, MTV, CBS, MUN2, BET, The Food Network, Gear Heads, and in various ads such as PaperBlanks Japan and La Senza. For samples of my songwriting and vocal skills see my website www.michellelockey.com.
Both Senior Instructional Designer and Developer (as well as technical writer and project manager), I have used Articulate Storyline and Studio, Captivate, Camtasia, Lectora, and VideoScribe for over 22+ years for clients like Bank of America, Wachovia, American Express, Chase, Hartford Life, Knowledge Transfer International, Procter & Gamble, etc. Projects I am looking for include any work related to instructional design in any phase of the ADDIE model (Analysis and scoping, Design, Development, etc.), as well as technical writing and project management. I have a B.A. in Psychology from Emory University, and an M.S. degree in Education from Hunter College. I also attended law school at the University of Georgia for a year. I have written several books pertaining to legal subjects. As a result of my work on the Constitution, I have appeared on the Tom Snyder radio show, as well as C-SPAN. I am also listed as an encyclopedia entry in the Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments. Linked-in: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/barry-krusch/2/5b2/6a Skype: barrykrusch
Presentation designer and learning development specialist with more than 20 years' experience. I also train and coach speakers and have thousands of hours of public speaking experience. In keeping with my background in training and instructional design, when I prepare presentations for clients, my emphasis is not so much on graphics arts wizardry as in organizing and arranging the material for maximum understanding. I also write and design content for face-to-face, classroom learning and for e-learning. This includes curriculum development, instructor's materials, workbooks and other content for college and adult learners. I can take take your material and transform it into an enjoyable, easy-to-follow, content-rich course which can be delivered live or online.
Need something written, edited, proof-read or researched? I am here to do it for you professionally, affordably and on time. I am the author of 10 published books and over 80 articles; have 20 years as a professional development and curriculum designer & provider; university online course facilitator; mentor and coach; former teacher, administrator and state department of education member; and designer and evaluator of numerous programs and projects.
Innovative IT Professional with a solid foundation in Marketing, Business and Information Technology possesses extensive experience in training, business, technical, and customer relationship management roles. Offers a diverse mix of innovation, skills, creativity, and adaptability. Confident and results-oriented, most acknowledged for: Technical Skills A broad understanding of computer hardware and software, including installation, configuration, management, troubleshooting, and support. Experience in mixed computing environments with a very large user base. Analysis Proven ability to successfully gather and analyze critical product and support requirements, identify deficiencies and potential opportunities, and develop innovative solutions for increasing reliability and improving productivity. Communication Strategic development and implementation of training and support solutions designed to provide improved productivity, streamline operations, and provide faster access to critical information. Leadership Possesses hands-on experience in the successful implementation of highly effective helpdesk operations. Lead a support team to accomplish innovative customer and technical support strategies.
Over the last 14 years I have produced 30 eLearning courses, authored 15,000 pages of telecommunications user manuals (print and help), and designed the information architecture for 6 telecommunications firms technical publications and learning environments including converting classroom led training into eLearning, virtual classroom, and virtual lab/simulations. I also designed and ran a 3 implementations of single sourcing authoring for user manuals and training using DITA 1.2 XML. I have also participated and designed information architectures for intranets primarily in the SharePoint 2007/2010/O365 environment. I am conversant in creating ontologies/taxonomies for metadata management and converting these into information models and operationalizing the ontology into content. For the purpose of developing 4 new information development tools, I have participated in the gathering of user requirements/task analysis, created software design mockups and use cases, and providing testing and design feedback to the developers. I also designed the information development environment for technical publications for these 4 software products. As a university lecturer in military history and politics, I have taught over 1500 students, edited at least 3,000 papers and designed 2 courses. I have taught live in the classroom, virtually (webinar) and via asynchronous LMS (TopClass, Desire2Learn, and Blackboard).
I am a HR Consultant, MBA, and expert Resume, Cover Letter and LinkedIn profile writer. Over the years I have held various positions in the HR field such as Recruiter, Benefits Specialist, HR Generalist,Training Manager, and VP of HR. I own and operate a HR Consulting company and have been assisting small businesses in many areas of HR for over 8 years. I also found a large demand for my services from job seekers and have been assisting individuals put their best foot forward when applying for jobs. What I offer for job seekers: I know what recruiters are looking for! ☛ Career Consulting. ☛ Tailored Resume and Cover Letter writing to highlight strengths and accomplishments. ☛ LinkedIn profile writing. ☛ Interview Prep. What I offer for businesses: I can help your HR dept. run smoothly! ☛ Successful development and administration of company-wide policies and procedures. ☛ Employee Handbook creation. ☛ Effective job posting and job description writing. ☛ Recruitment of most qualified individuals for open positions. ☛ Cost effective creation of a complete benefits package and administration of benefits. ☛ Counseling for managers and employees in resolving employee relation issues. ☛ Consultation, creation, and facilitation of successful training programs for soft skills training. ☛ Performance Appraisals administration. ☛ Employee Recognition Program creation. ☛ Bio writing. Additional services include article writing, business plan writing for investor appeal, web content writing, and test creation.
High-quality work delivered on time - that is my aim for every client that I work with. I'll make sure that I am worth every penny you paid for. I have my photo studio that can accommodate product, food and DIY photography. I am also a writer by heart. I produce quality articles for blogging, content writing, technical writing and DIYs. On a lighter note, I am also a very organized and detail-oriented virtual assistant and social media manager that you can find. I love paying attention to details and I will make sure that I have delivered quality results. Let us talk about my VA rate since the one posted is for highly technical work. Over the last 4 years, I have been a step-by-step photographer and writer for several international Do-It-Yourself (DIY) companies. Rooted from personal experience as a self-confessed DIY addict, I have been developing different types of products, from crafts to home improvement needs. I currently have my own DIY/product studio that can deliver quality outputs. My core competency in photography includes product, food, DIY, lifestyle, landscape and weddings for the past 8 years. I also do graphics designing (posters, cards and infographics), video editing (MTV, short ad), audio mixing and anything in between. On the other side, I am also a hibernated Microbiology professor, specifically Medical Microbiology, Parasitology & Environmental Microbiology, for almost 6 years in several elite schools and universities here in the Philippines, whenever I don't have photo shoots. Having been graduated at the University of Santo Tomas, my core competencies are research work and several microbiological and Biomolecular testings in the laboratory. I am seeking for opportunities in photography, photo manipulations / retouches and graphic designing, as well as technical writing, research and database entries in Word and Excel. I also have some experience in the BPO industry for several months and in training, sales and marketing industries for a multinational food safety company, Ecolab, Inc. Philippines
I have been developing ILT, SCORM, HTML & Flash based learning content for over ten years. As an experienced eLearning developer, I have produced numerous courses on a wide-scope of topics including; software simulations, product & informational courses, new hire curricula, compliance & safety training, customer service & soft-skills courses. Being proficient in multiple authoring tools (Captivate, Lectora, Articulate & Camtasia) combined with my vast knowledge of web programming / scripting allows me to leverage technologies, produce rapid results and save you time and money. In addition to my proficiency with multiple authoring tools; I have packaged, published & managed SCORM content on multiple Learning Management Systems such as; SkillSoft, Absorb and VenU. I am an experienced, State of Iowa Licensed Educator that progressed into Corporate Learning and Development in 2003. Working for a Fortune 500 company for over eight years, I held multiple roles including: Instructional Design Specialist, eLearning Developer, Learning Management Systems Administrator / Project Manager and Technical Writer. Regardless of the role in which I was tasked with, my focus always remained on contributing and positively impacting the company's bottom-line. As my career progressed, I was employed by a Global Precision Agriculture Company. In this role, I continued to develop high-quality, engaging and interactive eLearning courses. This required me to grasp complex information regarding agriculture practices, equipment and solutions and turning them into clear, concise and consistent learning tools. As a leader of multiple, concurrent projects, I achieve positive, impactful results by leading with integrity, versatility, creativity and flexibility - keeping projects in-motion, on-track, and within budget.