LMS Administration

As Coordinator of Online Learning Support at the Center for Instruction and Research Technology at University of North Florida, I managed a small team of student employees who logged over 6000 support interactions with faculty in various modalities, including email, telephone support, and Zoom consultations. The above image is taken from the CIRT Annual Report (2020). The OLS team coordinates … Read More

Why Use a Teaching Wiki?

I use the open-source MediaWiki to keep track of my courses, syllabuses, lessons, and other teaching materials. It’s installed on a subdomain of this website, and students visit regularly. When I began teaching technical writing, I decided to open select pages for student contribution. Allowing students to use wiki software not only teaches collaboration, it facilitates public and community discourse. Essentially, a … Read More

Intro to Arboriculture

I spearheaded the HTML5 update to ISA’s award-winning award-winning, interactive training series (“Intro to Arboriculture”), which was previously only available through CD-ROMs or in Flash format. Before I came to the project, the ISA had been struggling to update their legacy content. They had tasked a handful of instructional designers who failed to clean the Flash code. With proper planning … Read More

ISA Safety Workshop

The International Society of Arboriculture asked me to develop and design a slideshow for their Z133 workshop. The wanted a template that could be used in both PowerPoint and Articulate Storyline. The theme of the presentation was “Arborist Safety” — the project was built around the orange, black, and white color scheme of the Z133 Safety Manual. Managing the demands … Read More