Resume

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER / CORPORATE TRAINER

 

Summary

Strong project management, communication and writing skills. Expertise in program design, content development,  and adult learning strategies. Seven years’ experience in adult education and curriculum design.

 

Skills

Microsoft Office Suite                  WordPress                                      Adobe Premier Pro

Captivate                                     Camtasia Studio                             Flash

Blackboard (LMS)                       Moodle (LMS)                                 DocuTools

WBT Technologies                     ADDIE Model                                  Instructor-led

Adult Learning Methodology       Technical Writing                           Needs Assessment

Program Implementation            Program Evaluation                       Public Speaking

Articulate Storyline                      MS SharePoint                              Google Drive

*Website Design & Development using WordPress and WordPress plugins (no html or css)

 

Special Projects & Accomplishments

Balfour-Beatty Construction. Designed Construction Spanish courses with a focus on workplace safety and jobsite communications. Mode of Delivery: on-site classroom & custom workbook

 

Hyatt Regency Dallas & Hyatt Regency DFW Airport. Designed and implemented an employee training program consisting of Hospitality Spanish & English Courses with a focus on customer service and specific employee/customer and employee/manager interactions. Mode of Delivery: on-site classroom & custom workbook

 

Beck Group. Designed an entertaining and educational “Vacation Spanish” course provided to employees as a perk from their employer. Mode of Delivery: on-site classroom & custom workbook

 

Gaylord Texan. Customized existing industry-specific English courses to include and incorporate client’s “STAR” customer service philosophy. Mode of Delivery: on-site classroom

 

MediSend International. Designed, implemented, and delivered a program of industry-specific English courses for Biomedical Technicians including industry-specific jargon, medical and technical terminology, literacy and proficiency assessment. Mode of Delivery: web-based, self-paced

 

Omni Fort Worth Hotel. Designed and implemented an industry-specific Spanish course including specific workplace interactions focusing on customer service. Mode of Delivery: on-site classroom & custom workbook

 

Dallas County Community College District.

-Evaluated and updated Learning Outcomes Assessment Plans for the department

-HOLA [Honing Outcomes and Learning Assessments] and IER [Institutional Effectiveness Review] for El Centro College

-Curriculum mapping within the World Languages & ESOL departments

-Designed, built and implemented the Let’s Talk! online social network for promoting target language interaction among language learners

-Designed, implemented and delivered computer literacy mini-courses for beginners at El Centro College World Languages Lab

-Designed, implemented and delivered a literacy program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing adults focused on defining career objectives, motivating and uplifting.

Mode of Delivery: both web-based and classroom instruction

 

University of Texas at Arlington. Designed and delivered language courses for international students and business people entering American universities. Mode of Delivery: both web-based and classroom instruction

 

Work Experience

01/2009 – Present       Dallas County Community College District, Dallas, TX

01/2009 – 08/2012      University of Texas, Arlington, TX

09/2007 – 01/2010      Workplace Language Solutions, Euless, TX

09/1999 – 09/2007      The Beck Group, Dallas, TX

01/1990 – 09/1999      Randy Heady & Company Realtors, Inc., Dallas, TX

 

Education

Master of Arts Degree. TESOL (Teaching & Curriculum Design)

University of Texas at Arlington 

 

Master of Arts Degree, Linguistics

University of Texas at Arlington  – (coursework is completed; thesis is not)

 

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Business-Communications

University of Texas at Arlington