DevLearn 2015

I was fortunate enough to be able to attend DevLearn 2015 this year with my boss, Rich Pinsk. It was a great time! I caught up with a lot of old colleagues, and met a bunch of great new people. It was exhausting but inspiring at the same time. Here are some key takeaways from[…]

Video Series

I applied to Boise State a little while ago for my PhD. I ended up declining their offer, but I still think the video series was a great representation of me. Check it out! Question 1: Please state your name and tell us a bit about yourself. Discuss what you feel to be your most memorable[…]

Promotion at Strayer!

Hi there! I’m just popping in to announce that I’ve just gotten a promotion at Strayer University! My new title is Instructional Innovation and Curriculum Designer (IICD). I’ll be working closely with faculty and Deans of Curriculum to design programs, primarily for the Undergraduate School of Business. My new role includes: Designing online and on-ground courses[…]

Utilizing Creativity in the Instructional Design Process

For my final internship reflection, I would like to write about something that is a very important consideration in any project, but which is rarely given the consideration it deserves.  I am talking, of course, about creativity.  Utilizing creativity in the instructional design process is something that is a very hot topic in the industry[…]

Instructional Strategies

The first course I was assigned as a developer was assigned it to me with the original expectation that I would create some banners and buttons that would customize the course shell in our LMS system.  However, the project has grown and evolved into something that I am very excited about implementing.  Over the course[…]