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Christopher Stormer

Skills

Technical Support

Face-to-Face and Online Teaching

Faculty Development

Web Development

Education

University of Illinois-Urbana

German , German

May 1999 - May 1999

Saint Louis University

German, Mathematics, Education , German, Mathematics, Education

May 1995 - May 1995

Experience

Computer Information Systems Lecturer

Dominican University , River Forest, IL

August 2010 - April 2012

Teach three sections of “CIS120: Introduction to Computer Applications” per semester. The course is part of the core curriculum, and consists of an introduction to word processing, web development, spreadsheets, and database applications. I also developed and added units on basic video editing, media fair-use and copyright, and cloud applications. In addition, I teach “Introduction to Programming for Non-Majors”, offered once every two years. I am currently developing materials for a pilot online section of the CIS120 course, to be offered in the Summer Session, 2012.

Teaching
Course Development
ex: PHP
Technology Integration Coordinator

Saint Xavier University , Chicago, IL

December 2008 - July 2010

As part of a Department of Education Title III Grant, enrich and support teaching and learning while strengthening the technology skills of students and teachers. Consult on technology budgets, supervise, design, and conduct training activities, and propose technology learning objectives for faculty and staff. Create learning resources for faculty and students using Captivate, Blackboard, video production equipment, and other appropriate technologies.

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Director, Language Learning Center

Saint Louis University , Saint Louis, MO

July 2006 - June 2008

Manage all aspects of a mid-sized, computerized Language Lab with 60 student workstations, a media library, and video and audio production capabilities. Oversee and train student staff, budget, purchasing and planning. Provide technology support for language faculty and instructors. Major Accomplishments: · Implemented Sony/SANS Virtuoso digital language lab software · Upgraded media and equipment checkout system to include web-search and email capabilities. · Planned and implemented necessary hardware and peripheral upgrades to take advantage of new technologies, e.g. DVD burning and video digitization.

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Distance Learning Instructor

Saint Catherine University , Saint Paul, MN

March 2003 - April 2012

Teach an online course titled "Integrating Technology in the Classroom" in the Master's of Education via Distance Learning program. The students are all practicing K-12 teachers in schools in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Major Accomplishments: · In the Fall of 2005, collaborated with one other educator on the complete redesign of this course, shifting the emphasis from reading and reflection to a more hands-on laboratory approach. As part of the redesign, special emphasis was placed on emergent technologies such as blogs, wikis and student audio and video publishing.

Teaching
Course Development
ex: PHP
Instructional Designer

University of Saint Catherine , Saint Paul, MN

August 2000 - June 2006

Supported faculty with technology needs both in and out of the classroom. Provided training, and wrote documentation for a wide range of applications for instructional use, including the Microsoft Office suite, Flash- and PowerPoint-based CD-rom portfolios, iMovie, Mediasite, and HTML-based web sites. Installed, supported and maintained instructional software in computer labs and on faculty machines in a mixed Macintosh/PC environment. Administrated and developed training and documentation for the Blackboard course management system for over 5000 users and 350 concurrent courses. As part of the Web Team, developed, supported, and maintained custom web applications using Lotus Domino (including LotusScript, JavaScript, and Formula Language) and PHP/MySQL. Assisted with the implementation and planning of new hardware and infrastructure, including wireless, PDAs for classroom use, and streaming media.

ex: Management
ex: Gardening
ex: PHP

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

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