Let's pretend we met at a party and you asked me to tell you a little about myself.
I work at Georgia Tech's Center for 21st Century Universities as Director of Digital Learning Technologies.
I'm passionate about technology-enhanced learning and user-centered design. For over ten years I've designed, developed, and delivered a wide variety of learning experiences.
Here's my resume, in case you missed that link earlier. Otherwise, head right to see some of my articles and presentations...
Would you like to see a few things I've written or spoken about?
This articles argues that educators’ time is better spent pushing our existing learning platforms to adhere to interoperability standards, rather than pushing them to excel in all functional areas and pedagogical approaches. Read it here.
This post reflects on the alliterative "triple threat" faced by higher education: affordability, accessibility, and achievement. Read it here.
What is a well-designed gamification system that works for learners? I try to explain by reflecting on my youth. Read it here.
Head right to learn more about my professional experiences...
I've had a lot of cool jobs. Here are a few highlights.
The Center for 21st Century Universities is Georgia Tech's living laboratory for fundamental change in higher education. I worked on a variety of projects, including:
At the University of Texas, I focused on the design and development of online learning experiences. My projects included:
Enspire creates custom learning solutions for (mostly) corporate clients. As Creative Director at Enspire, I led a team of instructional designers, game designers, and writers. My projects included:
Although they don't reflect everything I've learned, here are a few credentials I've earned.
In 2005, I earned a Master's in Instructional Technology from the University of Georgia with a focus in:
In 2000, I earned a Bachelor's in Business Education from the University of Georgia with a focus in:
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