MA in Education, Concentration in Educational Technology 05/2010
San Diego State University

BA in Applied Arts and Sciences, Emphasis in Multimedia 12/2006
San Diego State University


San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine,
Center for Advanced Learning
Instructional Developer

Developed on-line and classroom based training about palliative care and policies for 800 clinical and administrative employees.

  • Transformed design documents into interactive instructional materials, projects included Captivate screen capture videos on accessing intranet forms, job-aids on how to create meaningful instructor-led presentations, and clinical simulations on assessing a patient’s pain levels.
  • Executed the development of two grant-funded web-based training projects for long-term care facilities, (1) three-hour training on end-of-life care and (2) three-hour training on pain management. Responsibilities involved assembling content from subject matter experts, establish learning outcomes and constructing the product in Articulate.
  • Assisted faculty in developing visually appealing and instructional sound PowerPoint presentations for weekly Webinars hosted in Adobe Connect, and then adapted each archive into a sustainable web-based training for future review by staff.
  • Validated the efficacy of clinical development and revisited courses as appropriate. Solutions included transforming instructor-led sessions on elder abuse, wound care and final hours into asynchronous web-based training.
  • Ensured training meets Continuing Education Credit accreditation requirements and is SCORM compliant.

Collaborated with colleagues to write the Center for Advanced Learning’s five-year strategic action plan.

  • Created team objectives and tactics incorporating specific milestones and benchmarks.

Division of Undergraduate Studies, San Diego State University
Multimedia and Program Design Specialist

Built a University Seminar hybrid course in Blackboard and managed the online section that was accessed by twenty instructors and over 900 students in Fall 2009.

  • Teamed with university directors to adapt the traditional face-to-face curriculum into fifteen online modules, including the development of content and assessment materials.
  • Incorporated videos, readings, and simulations to motivate and sustain the learners’ attention.
  • Presented this hybrid project to faculty, like at the 2010 Course Design Institute and an ITS workshop.

Developed, updated, and managed over fifteen websites.

Administered online forms in SurveyGizmo and SurveyMonkey to collect data for Division programs.

  • Projects include, constructing the University Honors Program application filled out by 600 perspective students annually, and designing the Center For Teaching and Learning reservation system accessed by 200 faculty in an academic semester.

School of Teacher Education, San Diego State University
Instructional Design Consultant Intern

Retrofitted eSupervision, a hybrid course, in the LMS Moodle and developed an accompanying website in WordPress. Approximately sixty postgraduate students and instructors accessed these tools each semester.

  • Collaborated with faculty to update the course curriculum for an online environment.
  • Wrote a job-aid on how to access and navigate through the LMS course.

Educational Technology Master Program Project Highlights
Graduate Student

Applied research, learning theory and emergent technologies, along with child and adult psychology, to solve instructional and performance problems. Project highlights:

  • A five-hour curriculum on dining etiquette, which included a website, facilitator PowerPoint presentation, e-Learning assessment, and instructional job-aid.
  • An interactive e-learning lesson on critical thinking, which included a goal and task analysis, test items and feedback, and a prototype test report.
  • A performance analysis on telephone use, which also involved of an evaluative summary and job-aid.
  • An educational board game on sexual wellness, consisting of rules, board, and design document.
  • An instructional animation video on putting together an IKEA table.
  • An informal learning-aid for guests at an art museum. Project documents included a project proposal and evaluative assessment.
  • A preliminary research study on LMS usage in postgraduate learning, which involved proposing learner intervention based on the analysis of collected qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Wrote several technical documents including an executive summary based on formal research, project proposals, and client memorandums.


  • Strategically plan while multitasking projects.
  • Provide an enthusiastic approach and professional decorum towards team and project goals.
  • Confident working independently to solve problems, but also value teamwork and understand the power of integrity and active communication.
  • Tools:
PC and Mac Computer Adobe CS4 creative suite WordPress
HTML Microsoft Office suite Blackboard
CSS Apple ILife suite Moodle
Basic Flash Action Scripting Captivate
Articulate suite SurveyGizmo
Google Analytics SurveyMonkey
Updated: March 2011

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