Face-to-Face and Online Teaching
University of Illinois-Urbana
German , German
May 1999 - May 1999
Saint Louis University
German, Mathematics, Education , German, Mathematics, Education
May 1995 - May 1995
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.
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.
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.
· 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.
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.
· 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.
University of Saint Catherine , Saint Paul, MN
August 2000 - June 2006