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Samples + Deliverables

LDT 100x: Instructional Design and Technology: Learning Theories
Comparing Learning Theories Personal Learning Experiences Authentic Assessment Micro-Learning Sample

LDT 200x: Instructional Design Models
Learning Module + Pitch
LDT 300x: Instructional Design: Digital Media, New Tools and Technology   Graphic-design Samples Video Sample Screencast Sample Audio Sample Interactive Module Course Authoring in Sutori
LDT 400x: Instructional Design Course Evaluation & Capstone Project Full, 3-Week Course Design/ Articulate RISE

Post-Micromasters Work

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Instructional Designer

Having designed several courses with minimal formal training in instructional design, I boosted my instructional-design expertise by participating in a "Micromasters" program from edX and the University of Maryland University College. The program consisted of 4 courses:

  • Instructional Design and Technology: Learning Theories

  • Instructional Design Models

  • Instructional Design: Digital Media, New Tools and Technology

  • Instructional Design Course Evaluation & Capstone Project

Courses I have designed:

  • Leadership in Healthcare, Columbia College South Carolina, Summer 2020
  • Healthcare Administration Organizational Theory and Behavior, Columbia College South Carolina, Spring 2020 
  • Social Media and Mobile Marketing, RMIT University–Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, May 2018
  • Professional Communication (for Bachelor of Science in Nursing program), Beckfield College, Florence, KY
  • Nonprofit Public Relations, Governors State University, Fall 2013
  • Principles of Management, Spring 2007 for Stetson University; spring 2013 for StraighterLine
  • Entrepreneurial Seminar, various semesters, Stetson University, DeLand, FL, 2004 to 2006
  • Business Communication, Stetson University, DeLand, FL, 1996 to 2007
  • Seminar for First-Year Business Students, Stetson University, DeLand, FL, Fall 2007

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities attained through edX/ University of Maryland University College Instructional Design and Technology Micromasters program:

Learning Theories

Instructional-Design Models

Software, Apps, Media




   Social Constructivism


   Social Cognitivism



   Adult Learning

   Theory of Deliberate Practice

Theory of Fun


   Dick + Carey

   Understanding by Design

   Backward Design

   Rapid eLearning Design

   Instructional Systems Design

   Adaptive Learning

   Infographics apps

   Audio-recording/editing apps

   Authoring tools: Articulate Rise, Sutori


   Videoconferencing software: Zoom

   Screencast/video-recording apps: Monosnap, Screencastomatic

   Multimedia apps

   Mind-mapping apps

   Podcasting apps

   Web 2.0 Creation Tools

   Image Creators + Editors

   Image Repositories + Resources

   Video-Creation + Editing Tools

   Animation Tools

   Closed-Captioning Tools

Learning Management Systems (LMS)

   Measurable Learning Objectives

   Bloom's Taxonomy

   Cognitive Load Theory

   Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD)


   Authentic Assessment


   Copyright/Intellectual Property

   Creative Commons Licensing

   Fair Use

   Intrinsic/Extrinsic Motivation + Stimuli

   Operant/Classical Conditioning

   Open Educational Resources (OER)

   Digital Media Checklist

   Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

   Visual Design Theory

   Images for Instruction


   Social Learning + Interaction

   Curriculum Design

   Data-Driven Learner Models

   Data-Driven Decision Management

   Quality Matters

Online Course Evaluation

    Formal vs. Nonformal Learning

    Formative Assessment

    Summative Assessment

    Student-Centered Learning

    Experiential Learning

    Project-Based Learning





    Subject-Matter Experts

    Artificial Intelligence

    Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

    Digital Content


    Multiple Means of Representation

    Mobile Learning


    Kirkpatrick Evaluation Model

    OLS Quality Scorecard


    Peer Review

    Design Document

  • Instructional Design

    I am accepting instructional-design projects.

  • Teaching

    Always interested in teaching assignments. See my Teaching Portfolio