"All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better. "

Emerson

Positions

Online Learning Consultant, March 2010 - Present

World Bank, Washington, DC

  • Distance learning instructor of 4-week Writing Workshop course for professional business writers, including large- and small-group webinars and e-mail lessons. Part time: up to 4 times a year
  • Trained by experienced World Bank distance learning writing instructors using Adobe Connect, Cisco Webex and conference call
  • Coordinated with team leader, colleagues, and administrators to improve participants' writing in new instructional design
  • Developed relevant online job aids and screen casts

Online Teacher Educator, March 2012 - Dec 2016

University of Oregon - American English Institute, Eugene, Oregon

Language Administrator, Feb 2009 - July 2011

US Embassy, Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Initial design, development and instructor for English for Specific Purposes courses for business and report writing and workplace English
  • Liaison with supervisors of Commercial Service, Agricultural Service, Finance and Management, Political and Economics.
  • Coordinated with job-share colleague under senior Human Resources officer
  • Received Group Meritorious Honor Award for greatly improving English skills through dedication and teamwork, May 2011
  • Received Extra Mile Award for improving written English skills of Indonesian commercial specialists, Dec 2009
  • Awarded FLO Professional Development Fellowship, 2009 and 2011, for Univ of IL graduate certificate in eLearning

High School Tech Integration Specialist, 2004 - 2008

HS Web Design and Yearbook Teacher, Aug 2006 to June 2008
HS English Teacher, 2004 to 2005

Elementary School Tech Coordinator, 2005 to 2006

Cairo American College, Egypt
  • Assisted teachers and students with integration of available technology and computer resources in their classes
  • Trained teachers, students and support staff in use of software and hardware
  • Developed technology plan with hardware and software acquisitions based on budget and school wide needs analysis
  • Supported Elementary School file and report card servers for account privileges and maintenance
  • Delivered professional development experiences relating to teachers' personal Technology Integration Goals
  • Planned and implemented instruction for Web Design and Yearbook.
  • Planned and implemented English instruction based on Grade 9 English curriculum and Grade 9 English Standards & Benchmarks
  • Head of HS Technology Department from August 2006

Language Arts and Technology Teacher, 2000 to 2004

ESL Department Chair, Middle and High School, 2001 to 2002

American International School of Johannesburg,
South Africa
  • Taught Gr 7 and 8 computer skills integrating with mainstream classes
  • Taught Grade 8 & 9 mainstream Language Arts and Gr 8 United States History
  • Responsible for ESL Program: initial assessment, placement and exit of up to 30 students. 
  • Cooperating teacher for College of New Jersey student teaching program (Jan-Mar 03)
  • Participant in Global Virtual Classroom web site contest by AT&T (Oct03-Mar04)
  • Developed unit plans and assessments for ESL, Grade 8 Language Arts and technology curriculum
  • Exploratory teacher: graphics and multimedia, poetry scripting, conflict resolution

ESL Team Leader, Middle School, 1996 to 2000

Computer, Journalism and ESL Teacher, 1992 to 1996

Jakarta Intercultural School, Indonesia

  • Developed computer skills in Middle and High School students
  • Worked with teachers to integrate computer skills into content areas classes
  • Wrote materials to incorporate into Graphics to Multimedia course curriculum
  • Published The Observer with MS students as writers, lay-out designers and proof-readers

Lead ESL Teacher, Aug 1991 to May 1992

Fairfax County Public Schools, Cooper Middle School, McLean, Virginia

  • Established new ESL program
  • Interfaced with mainstream teachers
  • Integrated reading/writing with computer applications
  • Coordinated between school and Area ESL Office

Computer-Assisted Instruction Specialist, 1982 to 1990

Arabian American Oil Company (Saudi ARAMCO), Southern Area Training Department, CAI-IV Group, Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia

  • Wrote computer-assisted programs with interactive video for technical training
  • Produced programming code in authoring languages and debugged programs
  • Designed flowcharts, screens, animations and video scripts
  • Worked on production team with other design and media specialists
  • Received Trainer-of-the-Year award

ESL Junior Scholar, 1980 to 1982

UCLA (Univ of California - Los Angeles) China Exchange Program, at Zhongsan University, Guangzhou, China

  • Prepared science scholars for graduate work abroad
  • Participated in initial curriculum development at UCLA under the leadership of Dr. Russ Campbell
  • Co-authored course materials for English for Science and Technology curriculum

Senior ESL Instructor, 1977 to 1979

National Institute of Electricity and Electronics (INELEC), Boumerdes, Algeria

  • Participated in curriculum development at Education Development Center, Newton, MA
  • Taught technical English to electronic engineers and business English to administrators



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