"An expert is
one who knows
more and more
about less and less."

Nicholas M. Butler

Courses

TESOL 2023, Portland, OR, 7 hours (in-person)

A simple approach to designing digital interactive materials by Deborah Healey, Teresa Nguyen, Linh Phung on March 22, 2023.

Emergency ESL teaching and learning: Ukrainian perspective by Oksana Chugai, Serhii Petrenko, Iryna Zuyenok on March 22, 2023

Innovations: ChatGPT for language learning by Marta Halaczkiewicz, Sandy Wagneron on March 22, 2023

Dept of State alumni make animpact in Africa (panel) on March 23, 2023

Palestinian educators and friends: Linking hands across separation walls (panel) on March 23, 2023

Twenty metaphors to hack American figurative language by Justin Petersen on March 23, 2023

Adobe eLearning World 2021, 6 hours

Five secrets of stellar virtual events by Cynthia Clay, Sept 22, 2021.

Driving engagement for successful learning and retention by Bob Kennedy, Sept 22, 2021.

Designing visually stunning virtual environments by Alistair Lee, Sept 22, 2021.

Designing live virtual learning experiences to remember by Jo Cook, Sept 23, 2021.

Virtual Mixology: Combining active and passive tools for maximum learner engagement  by Melissa Satterfield, Sept 23, 2021.

Learning Disrupted: Prospects, Resilience, and New Mindsets for Reskilling by Sheila Jagannathan & Ashish Mathew Cherian, Sept 23, 2021.

Adobe eLearning World 2020, 3 hours.

5 Key Tips on Designing Stellar Virtual Classrooms by Jo Cook, June 24, 2020.

Using Flipped Virtual Classrooms for Successful Blended Learning by Karen Hyder, June 24, 2020.

Secrets of Master Virtual Facilitators: 5 Keys to Successful Online Classes by Cindy Huggett, June 25, 2020.

Designing Virtual Classroom Experiences for All Ages & Abilities by Sara Mungall and James Mungall, June 25, 2020.

Focus on Online Learning 2020 through Adobe Connect Learning, 4 hours.

Adobe Virtual Learning Seminar Madeline Potter, Organizer; Presenters: Scott Biegel and Alistair Lee, Adobe Connect, May 27, 2020, 10 am - 12 noon.

Best Practice for Virtual Classroom Design - Jo Cook, Light Bulb Moment and Alistair Lee, Adobe Connect, May 12, 2020 at 8 am.

Take your in-person classrooms online - Zoe Gibson, Open University, Alistair Lee and Peter Ryce, Adobe Connect, April 23, 2020 at 10 am.

Focus on Online Learning 2018 through Adobe Connect Learning, 2 hours.

Better Engagement and Retention Principles for the Virtual Classroom - Cindy Clay, NewSpeed Learning Solutions, Oct 30, 2018, 10 am.

Using WebTools to Teach Learners Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving - Ray Jimenez, Vignettes Learning, Oct 30, 2018, 11 am.

International Educators Conference, 5 hours, ASU-Thunderbird, Glendale AZ, March 3, 2017. Sessions attended: (1) Panel - Better Together: We, The Change!, (2) Multicultural Center - Embracing Diversity, (3) Supporting MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (Africa), (4) Global Allies Workshop - Intercultural Competence.

Focus on Online Learning, 5 hours, 2017.

Seven Strategies to Elevate the Virtual Classroom - Cindy Clay, Jan 10
Six Techniques for Memorable Content - Carmen Simon, Jan 12
How Computers Measure English - Van Moere at Pearson, Jan 18
New Connect Features - Ian at GetConnect, Jan 26
Humor in Training? It Works - Carmen Simon, July 26

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course, American Heart Association, completed and certification card awarded, Feb 21, 2016.

Navigating the Digital Highway, Adobe webinar series with Carahsoft, 5 hours, Jan 25 - 29, 2016.

Create a Highly Effective & Easily Repeatable Webinar
Collaborate on a Global Scale
Discover the Difference: Adobe Connect (with Peter Ryce)
Use Cross-Platform Workflows to Enrigh Digital Projects
Ask the Experts: Adobe eLearning Solutions

Shaping the Way We Teach English 2: Pathways to Success, 8-week online course with University of Oregon and Dept of State, on MOOC Coursera. Cetificate of Accomplishment with distinction, Oct - Dec 2015.

Spanish Conversation, 2 hours per week, Arizona Senior Academy, Jan 2013 - March 2013, Jan - April 2015, Nov - March 2016.

From Memories to Memoirs, OLLI- UA Southeast Tucson, 5 hours. March, 2015.

Korean, beginner's course, 3 hours per week, Post Language Program, Seoul, Jan 2012 - August 2012.

East Asia Area Studies, (AR 220) FSI, Arlington, VA, Aug 29 - Sep 2, 2011.

Management of eLearning Resources, University of Illinois, Human Resource Education Online HRE 533, 4 credits to complete eLearning graduate certificate program, March 2011.

Design of Learning Systems, University of Illinois, Human Resources Education Online HRE 470, 4 credits toward eLearning graduate certificate program, June 2010.

Foundations of Online Teaching and Learning, University of Illinois, Human Resources Education Online HRE 490F, 4 credits toward eLearning graduate certificate program, Mar 2010.

Learning Technologies, University of Ilinois, Human Resources Education Online HRE 472, 4 credits toward eLearning graduate certificate program, Dec 2009.

Bahasa Indonesia, beginner's course, 2 hours per week, Wisma Bahasa, Jakarta, Jan 2009 - July 2011.

TESOL Leadership Development Certificate Program, Strand 2: professional growth, certificate completed at Denver TESOL 2009.

Teaching ESL Students in the Mainstream (TESMC) Cairo American College, Kerima Nashat, San Diego State University, certificate and 3 credits, Sep - Dec 2007.

Visual Communication: Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, University of Iowa, cross-referenced with School of Journalism and Mass Communication (19:102) and the College of Education (7S:130), 2 credits, July 15 - July 20, 2007.

Professional Inquiry V - Curriculum Mapping, Cairo American College, Peter Duckett, reflections on using Rubicon Atlas for mapping Web Design curriculum, San Diego State University, E 0997, 1 credit, Spring 2007.

Jefferson/Overseas Schools Technology Institute (JOSTI) for American-sponsored Overseas Schools, at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Fairfax County, Virginia, June 18 - 23, 2006.

Teaching Global Sustainability Across the Curriculum, Cairo American College, Kim Rakow Bernier, Outreach Director, www.facingthefuture.org, April 29, 2006, 8-11:30 am.

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Facilitative Leadership Training, Cairo American College, Tim Boyer, Group Leader, Jan - June, 2006, 8 hours, after school meetings.

Dreamweaver MX 2004, Parts 1 & 2, American Academy of Computer Training & Technology, Inc, Palatine, IL, July 14-15, 2005.

File Maker Pro 7.0, Parts 1 & 2, American Academy of Computer Training & Technology, Inc, Palatine, IL, July 12 - 13, 2005.

Advanced Publication Advising, University of Iowa, cross-referenced with School of Journalism and Mass Communication (19:102) and the College of Education (7S:130), 2 credits, June 28 - July 2, 2004.

Jefferson/Overseas Schools Technology Institute (JOSTI) for American-sponsored Overseas Schools, at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Fairfax County, Virginia, June 23 - 27, 2003. 

Catching the Vision: Infusing Technology into Teaching and Learning Institute, Workshop, Dick Oostenink, at the Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA) Conference at American International School of Johannesburg, South Africa,  SUNY Buffalo, EDU594, 1 credit, October 15, 2002. 

Differentiating Instruction Institute, Barbara Keogh, at the Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA) Conference at American International School of Johannesburg, South Africa, October 13, 2002. 

Assessment Training Institute, Conference of workshops, by Rick Stiggins, David Lazaer, Rick duFour, Anne Davies and Judy Arter in Portland, Oregon, July 14-17, 2002. 

Real Spelling, After-school Workshop, Melvyn Ramsden at American International School of Johannesburg, South Africa, December 6 - 7, 2001. 

Model Programs, Practices and Strategies for Effective Instruction, Workshop, (CRS 596), 2 credits, SUNY Buffalo at American International School of Johannesburg, South Africa, August 6-8, 2001. 

Adobe Photoshop Advanced, Workshop, Ambassador Training and Development, Rivonia, South Africa, January 8, 2001. 

Developing Literacy in a Second Language, Workshop, International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 18-19, 2000. 

Special Needs Conference: Quest for an Optimal Match, International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 12 - 14, 1999. 

First Steps Writing and Spelling Certificate, Workshop, International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September, 1998. 

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Introduction to Computer Information Systems (CIS120), 3 credits, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, July/Aug, 1998. 

Theory and Strategies for Technology Integration (ECI599), 3 credits, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, July/Aug, 1998. 

Approaches to the Teaching of Writing (EDUC318.1), 1 unit, University of California, Berkeley Extension in Kuala Lumpur, March 1997. 

Dimensions of Learning (EDUC505), 1 unit, Bowie State University (Univ of Maryland), Graduate Professional Development Program in Kuala Lumpur, February, 1997. 

Assessment Workshop (EDUC505), 1 unit, Bowie State University (Univ of Maryland), Graduate Professional Development Program in Malaysia, February, 1997. 

Language and Learning Disabilities, Jakarta International School, February, 1996. 

Inquiry in the Classroom (TE 891), 1 credit, Michigan State University in Jakarta, February, 1995. 

Issues in Teacher Teaming (ECI599), 3 credits, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, June/July, 1994. 

Introduction to LogoWriter (ECI599), 1 credit, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, June/July 1994. 

Watercolor Workshop (ART298), 1 credit, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, June/July 1994. 

Teaching English as a Second Language (S ED699A), 1 unit, California State University Northridge in Jakarta, March 1994. 

Integrating the Curriculum, Jakarta International School, September, 1993. 

TESOL Conference '93 (Educ300-G-I), 3 extension units, Dominican College of San Rafael, California, in Atlanta, April 1993. 

TenCore Programming Seminar, Champaign, Illinois, April 1990. 

Videodisc Design Production Workshop, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, May, 1987. 

Videodisc Classroom Applications Workshop, Pre-Convention Workshop, National Education Computing Conference (NECC), San Diego, California, June, 1986.

Computer-Assisted Instruction Seminar, Babson College, Wellesley, MA, August 1983. 

Teaching Technical Communication, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, August, 1983. 

Oral Proficiency Test Training Session, University of California, Los Angeles, August, 1981. 

English for Science and Technology Training, Oregon State University, Corvallis, August, 1978.


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