About

Curriculum Vita

Marie (Mauri) P. Collins, D.Ed.
Freelance Instructional Designer & Faculty Development Specialist
2695 Heritage Court, Las Vegas, NV 89121
Mobile: 312-305-0032
Home: 702-431-9946
email: dr_collins@menody.net

EDUCATION

  • D. Ed, Major in Adult/Distance Education, Minor in Instructional Systems, The Pennsylvania State University, conferred August, 2003.

Dissertation title: Invisible Adult Educators: Public Online Discussion Group Moderators’ Perceptions of their Roles, Tasks, and Responsibilities.

  • Coursework completed for Ph.D in Instructional Systems (1996).
  • Certificate of the Study in Distance Education, The Pennsylvania State University (1994)
  • MA, Urban Sociology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (1992)
  • BA, Sociology (with distinction), University of Nevada, Las Vegas (1987)
  • Course work in Behavioral Sciences, Southern Utah University (1971-1974)
  • EDTECH 597 “Teaching and Learning in Second Life,” Dept of Education Technology, Boise State University, Fall Semester, 2007

Transcripts available upon request.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

McWeadon Education USA (online) – Professor

ET 600 Introduction to Instructional Design for Centre for eLearning and Distance Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia September, 2010
ET 505 Introduction to Instructional Design – Spring, 2009 – continuing
ELC 603 Capstone Course, e-Learning Certificate – Fall 2010
ET 525 Getting a Second Life – Spring, 2009 – continuing
ET 526 Exploring your Second Life – Spring 2009 – continuing
ET 527 Settling into your Second Life – Spring 2009 – continuing

Boise State University, Department of Educational Technology (online) – Adjunct Assistant Professor
EDTECH 531 Teaching and Learning in Virtual Worlds, co-taught with Bill Biersdorf, Ed. Cert., Spring Semester 2009
EDTECH 597 Teaching and Learning in Second Life, co-taught with Ann Jeffery, MSc., Spring Semester 2008, Summer Session, 2008

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (online) – Adjunct Online Faculty
EDUC 607 The Adult Learner, (online) Fall 2008; Spring 2009, Summer 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010
EDUC 641 The Online Classroom – co-taught online with Dr. Zane Berge, Spring 1997
EDUC 643 Principles of Distance Education – co-taught online with Dr. Zane Berge Spring 2006.
EDUC 643 Principles of Distance Education Spring 2007, Spring 2008.
EDUC 671 Principles of Training and Development – co-taught online with Dr. Zane Berge: Spring 2003, Fall 2003, Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Fall, 2005, Spring 2006, Fall 2006, Spring 2007, Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009

University of Maryland University College (online) – Online Masters in Distance Education, Associate Professor

DETT 607, Instructional Design and Course Development in Distance Education, Fall Semester, 2008 (online)
OMDE 607 Instructional Design and Course Development in Distance Education, Spring Semester 2004; Summer Semester, 2004, Spring 2007, (online)
OMDE 623 Web-based Learning and Teaching and the Virtual University, Summer Semester, 2006 (online)

DePaul University, School for New Learning (online) – Visiting Online Faculty

LL 102, Learning Assessment Seminar: April 2005, July, 2005, September 2005, December 2005, April 2006, August 2006, December 2006,  (online)
SW 352 Technology, Training and Human Performance: Fall 2004 (online)
LL 300 Research Seminar: Fall 2003, Spring 2004, Fall 2005, Winter 2006, Spring 2007, (online)
FA 370 Strategic Approaches to Project Management, Blended Course: co-designed and co-taught with Paul Okamoto, MBA, PE, Spring 2006, Loop Campus.

Rochester Institute of Technology – Adjunct Instructor

0515-210 Foundations of Sociology – Blended course, (classroom and online). Fall Quarter 2002

The Pennsylvania State University – Graduate Teaching Assistant

ADTED 490 Introduction to Distance Education (Dr. M. Moore)
ADTED 507 Research Methods in Adult Education (Dr. P. Cookson)
ADTED 530 Theory and Research in Distance Education (Dr. M. Moore)
ADTED 531 Design of Distance Education (Dr. M. Moore)
SPCOMM 350 Small Group Communication, (Dr G. Phillips)

University of Nevada, Las Vegas – Part-time Instructor (Classroom)

CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice (Fall, 1990, Spring 1991)

University of Nevada, Las Vegas – Graduate Teaching Assistant (Classroom)

CRJ 201 The Nature of Crime (Dr. R. Sheldon)
SOC 705 Research Methods and Advanced Analytical Techniques (Dr. D. Cairns)

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN/FACULTY DEVELOPMENT

Instructional Designer, Office of Distance Education, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 89154. 11/2006 – 09/2009

Responsible for assisting faculty in the College of Education and the Schools of Social Work and Journalism and Media Studies and the English Department with the design and development of their online courses, presented in WebCT – Vista 4/Blackboard. Trained and mentored faculty members new to distance education, and those redesigning or redeveloping courses in online course design, development, and course facilitation.

Served as estate manager for UNLVExploratoria, a Second Life Island (a virtual 3-D environment) owned by the Office of Distance Education. Terraformed and landscaped the Island; contracted for and placed custom-designed buildings. Hosted classes for students from other universities. Consulted with faculty planning courses and developing grants for presentation in “Second Life”.

Instructional Designer/Faculty Development Specialist, Center for Distance Education, School for New Learning, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, Loop Campus. 01/2003-09/2006

Responsible for assisting course authors (some new to online course design) in the design and development of interdisciplinary courses for online delivery, using an established competence-based model. Courses were designed using an adult learning based model and templates that I developed. Oriented new adjunct faculty to the Center for Distance Education’s policies and procedures, and served as their primary point of contact. Designed and developed electronically distributed paper-based study guides. Trained, and provided mentoring and support for visiting and resident faculty in the effective use of interactive discussion for online learning. Consulted with faculty in the development of other web-based course materials, using PowerPoint, DreamWeaver and Camtasia. Designed and developed student and faculty handbooks and courseware documentation. Consulted with faculty on the redesign of classroom courses for blended delivery using BlackBoard and Akiva’s WebBoard. Conducted in-person and online training workshops.

Online Faculty Development Specialist, Online Learning, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY. 10/2000-10/2002

Responsible for assisting new adjunct (some new to teaching) and full-time faculty members prepare to teach online courses. Trained faculty in online course design, teaching methods, assessment, and discussion techniques. Provided ongoing mentoring and support. Trained, in person and online, and supported faculty in the use of myCourses (powered by Prometheus) and FirstClass learning management systems. Designed, developed, and applied a course/unit instructional design model based on performance outcomes, as required by Middle States Accreditation Association. Developed and presented external workshops on course-design and internally to international deaf educators, hosted by the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Instructional Designer, Center for Learning Technologies (CLT), Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA. 07/1999-10/2000

Responsible for assisting faculty in the design of classroom-based, televised and online courses, and the development of instructional strategies and course materials. With Center for Learning Technologies personnel, provided faculty development in effective teaching strategies and the adaptation of teaching strategies to multiple-media environments. Provided assistance, guidance and support to faculty preparing pre-recorded segments for television and web-accessible video-clips. Trained faculty in the design and development of course web sites using LotusNotes, the use of discussion databases and other asynchronous learning materials.

Research Associate and Adjunct Professor, Northern Arizona University (NAU), Flagstaff, AZ 08/1996 to 06/1999

Initiated, developed, and implemented the NAU Virtual Conference Center (VCC) for web-based and web-enhanced teaching and learning. Consulted with faculty regarding translating teaching methods and instructional activities from classroom to the online environment. Evaluated courses and programs for faculty and administration. Designed, developed, and implemented workshops demonstrating the capabilities of the Virtual Conferencing Center. Researched, designed, developed, and disseminated materials and documentation such as job aids, FAQs, and helpful hints regarding the technical, social, pedagogical, and administrative aspects of online teaching and learning to faculty and students.

Collaborated with NAU TV Services and Web-cast Course Services to ensure integration of the VCC with other campus course delivery systems.

Designed, developed, and delivered workshops for faculty and students, delivered in the classroom and on television, in the use of the Virtual Conference Center.

Initiated (1997) and served as Conference and Program Chair for the NAU/web conferences (1997-1999) – the first US conference specifically highlighting use of the World Wide Web in Education. This annual conference attracted an international slate of presenters and attendees and served as a major faculty development event at NAU. Determined annual conference theme. Provided leadership to logistical support team. Designed and implemented an online conference to run in conjunction with the Flagstaff, AZ conference.

Teaching Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 1994-1996

At The Pennsylvania State University assisted faculty with Internet enhancement of multi-national courses delivered primarily by audio-conferencing. Designed first course-affiliated web-pages for Fall, 1994.

Faculty Development Center Manager, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 1990-1992

Dr. Maurice (Mitch) Mitchell chose me to be the first manager of the Faculty Development Center (FDC) for the University of Nevada System Computing Services, Las Vegas. Organized and conducted workshops to acquaint faculty with the University of Nevada System Computing Services, Internet access and use, electronic mail, mainframe access and programs, and general computer software productivity packages. Provided individual consulting and assistance to faculty members implementing technology use in their classrooms.

ADMINISTRATIVE and MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

Estate Manager: UNLVExploratoria, Second Life (see http://www.secondlife.com)

Served on planning group for the use of Second Life (an emerging social virtual world) for international cooperative work group between the College of Journalism and Media Studies at UNLV and their Israeli counterparts. Took delivery of a Second Life Island in its raw state.  Terra-formed the Island to the appearance of Southern Nevada desert, installed buildings and created a variety of open teaching spaces.  Negotiated with builder for customized 80 seat teaching theatre. Served as first Estate Manager.

Wrote interim usage report for Director of the Office of Distance Education.

Served as Second Life consultant to Oakton Community College, McWeadon Education USA, and the UNLV School of Nursing.

Northern Arizona University, Virtual Conferencing Center

Architect, designer and developer of the Northern Arizona University (NAU) Virtual Conferencing Center (VCC). Determined selection criteria, selected software, coordinated software installation and pilot trials with Instruction Technology Services. Ensured prompt technical support from vendors and Instructional Technology Services (ITS). Recruited and trained pilot faculty and monitored the six pilot courses taught by five faculty members (Fall 1997) to approximately 200 students. Customized conferencing software based on student feedback to reduce input errors and student frustration. Developed alternate course structures suitable for course and group work based on faculty requirements. Prepared student and faculty documentation; maintained a nationally recognized web site with multiple resources for faculty who teach online. (http:/www.emoderators.com/moderators.html) Assisted in transition of software from departmental to university server. Negotiated favorable license contract with software vendor.

Raised consciousness of the VCC by presenting workshops at various campus venues. Performed routine site manager functions (creating, archiving and deleting conferences, changing passwords, etc.) Trained conference organizers and other site managers across the state. Trained additional faculty support personnel. Provided training for Instructional Technology Services personnel who had primary student support responsibilities.

Provided evaluation and feedback to software developer based on administration of the then largest CAUCUS academic site license in the nation.

Spring 1998, in its 4th full semester, the VCC hosted more than 200 current course-related conferences, taught by approximately 70 faculty and including more than 2000 students. The VCC also hosted various administrative conferences for NAU groups (Human Resources, The Dean’s Council etc.) and national organizations (The National Writing Project). Served on the steering committee for an online statewide conference, sponsored by the Arizona Faculties Council.

Provided support for Western Governors University by organizing and supporting communication facilities (an electronic mailing list and a virtual conference online facility) in the early stages of their organization. Represented NAU to Western Governors University. NAU was chosen as a pilot education provider in the WGU. Trained conference organizers and assisted with various support and maintenance functions.

As Volunteer Director for AFAN (Aid for AIDS of Nevada), (1987-1988) served on the volunteer training and education team; designed and oversaw input into both volunteer and client databases and served as liaison with other social agencies. (1988-1992) Provided counseling and social support as an AIDs Buddy and attended too many memorial services.

As assistant to the Regional Director of Volunteers, Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (1984-1987), coordinated or conducted all activities necessary to recruit, screen, train, place and supervise approximately 250 volunteers who donated over 23,000 work hours annually. Prepared reports and budget justifications, job descriptions and work performance standards and established a computerized record keeping system.

As Assistant Director of Public Relations, Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas (1981-1983) was responsible for the interface between the showroom entertainers, the hotel, and the local media. Developed press releases and media packets. Generated advertising copy and monitored the outside advertising agency; supervised the in-house print-shop and set up and monitored in-house systems for cooperative advertising promotions.

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

Co-editor of two book series for Hampton Press: Computer Mediated Communication and the Online Classroom and Wired Together: The Online Classroom in K-12 . Managing Editor of the Interpersonal Computing and Technology Electronic Journal. Editor of DEOSNEWS, a monthly journal sponsored by the American Center for the Study of Distance Education at The Pennsylvania State University. Editorial board member of APEX-J, Current Issues in Education, The ALN Journal, and other electronic journals. Moderated various computer conferences and online seminars. Edited professional papers and books in various disciplines including Education, Distance Education, Instructional Systems, computer-mediated communication, Communications, Public Relations, Recreation Management, Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice.

RESEARCH AND DATA MANAGEMENT

Developed web-based course process evaluations. Facilitated data interpretation for faculty and administration. Performed statistical analysis and wrote reports for various academic and consumer research projects. Consulted on the development of the data management phase of grant requests; on the preparation of data gathering (survey) instruments; and SPSS statistical procedures. Have written or supervised the writing of questionnaires and code books. Taught database owners to write, run, and interpret SPSS procedures. Assisted in the preparation, writing, and editing of research reports.

Have done field observation, library and legal research, and conducted computer-based database searches.

PUBLICATIONS

Edited Books:

Berge, Zane L. & Mauri P. Collins (Eds.) (1998). Wired Together: The Online Classroom in K-12 . Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

  • Vol 1. Perspectives and Instructional Design
  • Vol 2. Case Studies
  • Vol 3. Teacher Education and Professional Development
  • Vol 4. Writing, Reading and Language Acquisition

Berge, Zane L. & Mauri P. Collins (Eds.) (1995). Computer-Mediated Communication and the Online Classroom. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

  • Vol 1. Overview and Perspectives
  • Vol 2. Higher Education
  • Vol 3. Distance Education

Book Chapters

Collins, Mauri P. (in press). Using a BluePrint in the Design of Instruction for Virtual Environments. In Khan, B. (ed). User Interface Design for Virtual Environments: Challenges and Advances. Hershey, PA, USA: Idea Group Reference

Collins, M.P. & Berge, Z.L. (2008). Discussion groups using computer-mediated communication. In S. Kelsey & K. St. Amant Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication. Hershey, PA, USA: Idea Group Reference.

Collins, M.P. & Berge, Z.L. (2008). Moderating discussion groups using computer-mediated communication. In S. Kelsey & K. St. Amant Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication. Hershey, PA, USA: Idea Group Reference.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge (2006). Helping faculty help themselves: Design consulting for online teaching. In S. Garg, S. Panda, C.R.K. Murthy & S. Mishra (Eds.) Open and Distance Education in Global Environment: Opportunities for collaboration. New Delhi, India: Viva Books Private Ltd.

Berge, Zane L., Mauri P. Collins, & T.J. Fitzsimmons. (2001). Advantages and disadvantages of web-based training. In Badrul H. Khan (Ed.) Web-based Training. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications.

Collins, Mauri P. (2000). Leading Faculty Gently By the Hand. In Graeme Hart (ed). Readings and Resources in Global Online Education. Melbourne, Australia: Whirligig Press.

Berge, Zane L., Mauri P. Collins, & Karen Dougherty. (2000). Design guidelines for web-based courses. In Beverly Abbey (ed.). Instruction and Cognitive Impacts of Web-based Education, pp. 32-40. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing.

Zellhofer, Sandy, Mauri P. Collins, & Zane L. Berge. (1998). Why Use CMC in Education? In Berge, Zane L. & Mauri P. Collins (Eds.). Wired Together: The Online Classroom in K-12, Vol. 2. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Collins, Mauri P. (1998). We Teach As We Are Taught. In Berge, Zane L. & Mauri P. Collins (Eds). Wired Together: The Online Classroom in K-12, Vol. 3. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Collins, Mauri P. (1998). Tools for the Online Classroom. In Berge, Zane L. & Mauri P. Collins (Eds) Wired Together: The Online Classroom in K-12, Vol. 4. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Collins, Mauri P. (1995). Networks and Networking. In Mauri P. Collins & Zane L. Berge (Eds) Computer-Mediated Communication and the Online Classroom in Higher Education: Overview and Perspectives. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Sudweeks, Fay, Mauri P. Collins & John December. (1995). Internetworking Resources. In Zane L. Berge and Mauri P. Collins. (Eds.). Computer Mediated Communication and the Online Classroom: Overview and Perspectives. Cresskill NJ: Hampton Press.

Articles

Collins, Mauri. (2010). Book Review: Online Education and Adult Learning: New Frontiers for Teaching Practices, edited by Terry Kidd, for IGI Books. The American Journal of Distance Education, 24:112-115.

Berge, Zane. L. & Collins, Mauri P. (2005, Winter). Addressing faculty concerns: Faculty development for online education. International Forum of Teaching and Studies, 1(2): 61-67.

Collins, Mauri P. and Berge, Zane L. (2003). Using Instructional Design for Faculty Development in a Post-Secondary Technology-Enhanced Environment. Educational Technology: The Magazine for Managers of Change in Education XLIII(6): pp. 21-27.

Ehrmann, Steven C. and Collins, Mauri P. (2001). Emerging Models of Online Collaborative Learning: Can Distance Enhance Quality?” Education Technology: The Magazine for Managers of Change in Education XLI(5) pp. 34-38.

Berge, Zane L. & Collins, Mauri P. (2000). Perceptions of e-moderators about their roles and functions in moderating electronic mailing lists. Distance Education: An International Journal 21(1) pp. 81-100.

Collins, Mauri P. (1999, September). Leading Faculty Gently by the Hand. ONLINE-ED, 20 September, 1999

Collins, Mauri .P. (1999, Spring). I Know my Educational Technologies: It’s the students that perplex me! American Journal of Distance Education 13(1), 8-23

Collins, Mauri P. (1998, September). I Know My Educational Technologies: It’s the Students that Perplex Me! DEOSNEWS 8(9).

Murphy, Karen & Collins, Mauri P. (1998, Fall). Development of Communication Conventions in Instructional Electronic Chats. Journal of Distance Education XIII(2).

Collins, Mauri P. & Berge, Z.L. (1996). Student Evaluation of Computer Conferencing in a (primarily) Audio-Conferencing Distance Learning Course. IN M.M. Thompson (Ed.). Internationalism in Distance Education, ACSDE Monograph No. 10, pp. 115-129. University Park, PA: American Center for the Study of Distance Education.

Berge, Zane L. & Mauri P. Collins. (1996). IPCT Journal Readership Survey. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 47(9), 701-710.

Jonassen, David H., Mark Davidson, Mauri P. Collins, John Campbell & Brenda Bannan Haag. (1995). Constructivism and Computer-Mediated Communication in Distance Education. The American Journal of Distance Education, 9(2):7-26

Berge, Zane L & Mauri P. Collins. (1995). Computer Mediated Scholarly Discussion Groups. Computers in Education. 24(1)

Berge, Zane L., & Mauri P. Collins. (1995). What Would You Tell YOUR President…? Newsletter of the Alberta Distance Education and Training Association, (4)1:9.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (1995). Audio-graphics Used In Distance Learning: A Case Study. In A. Koppa, (Ed.), Proceedings of the Distance Education Research Conference: Bridging Research and Practice (pp. 15-20). College Station, TX: Department of Educational Human Resource Development, Texas A&M University.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (1994) IPCT Journal: A Case Study of an Electronic Journal on the Internet. Journal of the American Society for Information Science: Perspectives (45)10, 772-776.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (1994). Audio-graphics Used in Distance Learning. Australian Educational Computing Journal 9(2), 4-8.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (1994) Students’ Evaluation of a Computer Conference in a (Primarily) Audio-conferencing Distance Education Course. In Pre-ceedings of the conference: International Distance Education: A Vision for Higher Education, June 2-5, 1994, Penn State University, University Park, PA., pp. 256-275.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (1994) Professional and Technical Moonlighters Electronic Journal of Sociology, (1)1 [Online at http://www.sociology.org/content/vol001.001/berg.html].

Collins, Mauri P. (1994) Network Information Management Tools. Communication Education, 43(2), 112-119.

Berge, Zane L. and Mauri P. Collins. (1994, March/April) Life on the Net. Educom Review, 29(2), 11-14.

Berge, Zane L. and Mauri P. Collins. (1994) Publishing and Editing an Electronic Journal on the Internet. In Proceedings of selected research and development paper presentations. Research and Theory Division, Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, DC.

Berge, Zane L. and Mauri P. Collins. (1993) The Founding and Managing of IPCT-L: A Listowner’s Perspective. Interpersonal Computing and Technology: An Electronic Journal for the 21st Century (1)2.

Collins, Mauri P. (1993) Networks and Networking: A Primer. Interpersonal Computing and Technology: An Electronic Journal for the 21st Century. (1)1.

PRESENTATIONS

Bedard-Voorhees, Alice and Mauri P. Collins. (April, 2009). Lessons Learned in Designing Professional Development for Global Audiences.  The 14th Annual TCC Worldwide Online Conference, Kapi’olani Community College, Hawaii, April 14-16, 2009.

Collins, Mauri P. and Zane L. Berge. (Nov, 2008). Instructors’ Changing Roles in Multi-User Virtual Environments. eLearn World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education (AACE). Las Vegas, NV Nov18-21, 2008 (Brief Papers category)

Collins, Mauri P. (2008). Blending Blackboard and Second Life. Blackboard World Conference, Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, July 15-17, 2008. Paper session.

Collins, Mauri P. and Annie Jeffery. (April 2008). Mentoring Faculty into Second Life.  Technology, Colleges and Community 13th Annual Online Conference (TCC 2008). (Online). Originated by University of Hawai’i Kapi’olani Community College. April 15-17, 2008. Asynchronous Poster Session and online discussion forum.

Collins, Mauri P., Annie Jeffery and Zane L. Berge. (March, 2008). Mentoring Faculty through Changing Roles as They Transition into Second Life. SITE (Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education) Conference, Las Vegas, NV, March 3-7, 2008 (Brief Papers category)

Collins, Mauri P., and Zane L. Berge. (March, 2008). Moderators of Online Discussion Groups as Adult Educators. SITE (Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education) Conference, Las Vegas, NV, March 3-7, 2008 (Brief Papers category)

Jeffery, Annie & Mauri P. Collins. (2008). Immersive Learning and Role Plays in Second Life. SITE (Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education) Conference, Las Vegas, NV, March 3-7, 2008 (Brief Papers category)

Berge, Zane L. & Mauri P. Collins. (November, 2005). Providing Effective Feedback Online. International Council on Distance Education bi-annual conference. New Delhi, India. November 19-24, 2005

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (November, 2005). Helping Faculty Help Themselves: Design Consulting for Online Teaching. International Council on Distance Education bi-annual conference. New Delhi, India. November 19-24, 2005

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L Berge, (October, 2005). Public Online Discussion Group Moderators’ Perceptions of their Roles, Tasks, and Responsibilities: A Longitudinal Research Study. Internet Generations, the 6th International and Interdisciplinary Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers. Chicago, ILa. October 5-9, 2005

Collins, Mauri P. (May, 2005). Invited Presentation: “I Know How to Teach, But How Do I Do It Online?” at the MADLat (Manitoba Association for Distributed Learning and Training) conference “Technology and Learning: What can we do with IT?” held at the University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg, Manitoba. May 5-6, 2005.

Collins, Mauri P. (June 7-21 2003). Invited presentations as Visiting Scholar: “Competence-based Online Course Design” and “Interaction in Online Courses”. The Teaching and Learning Center, Lismore and Coffs Harbour Campuses, Southern Cross University, New South Wales, Australia.

Collins, Mauri P. (May, 2002) Invited Keynote Presentation: This is IT Conference 2002 “Passion for Learning”. Sheridan Center for Animation and Emerging Technologies (SCAET), Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario. May 21-22, 2002. Sponsored by the Educational Technologies Coordinating Committee of the Ontario, (Canada) Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology. Background Paper: Tough Transitions for Faculty and their Courses

Collins, Mauri P. (March, 2001). Invited Keynote Presentation: Small is still beautiful: Technological Minimalism for the 21st Century. 7th Annual Meeting of the IuK Initiative Information and Communication of the Learned Societies in Germany: Cooperative Systems. Trier, Germany. March 11 – 14, 2001.

Collins, Mauri P. (February, 2001). Invited Keynote Presentation: When content becomes a commodity, what is left for a teacher to do? 2001 International Conference On Teacher Education: Opening Gates on Teacher Education, [Online Conference] Feb 12-14, 2001. Sponsored by The Mofet Institute, Israel.

Pow, Patrick & Mauri Collins. (June, 2000). The Old Dominion University video-streaming project: A status report. Presentation at “Putting the Pieces Together” National University Telecommunications Network Annual Conference. Toronto, Ontario. June 24-27.

Collins, M.P. & Zane L. Berge. (April, 2000). Convergence to Divergence. Keynote presentation at “A Virtual Odyssey: What’s ahead for new technologies in Learning? Fifth Annual “Teaching in the Community Colleges” Online Conference, April 12-14. [online: http://leahi.kcc.hawaii.edu/org/tcon2000/key18c.html]

Collins, M.P. & Zane L. Berge. (February, 2000). Web Pioneers to Web Settlers: Accommodating Faculty’s Changing Needs. Presented at the Association for Educational Communication and Technology Annual Convention, Long Beach, CA, February 16-19, 2000

Bensusan, H. Guy, Mauri P. Collins, Stephen Ehrmann, Paul Helford, Cherie Kiefer & Karl Sanchez. (May, 1999). Bringing the Pieces Together. Panel presentation at NAU/web.99, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, May 15-18, 1999.

Bensusan, H. Guy & Collins, Mauri P. (May, 1999). Bringing students together via multiple media – A conversation. NAU/web.99. Northern Arizona University, AZ. May 15-18, 1999.

Berge, Zane L. & Collins, Mauri P. (October, 1998). Concerns of Online Teachers in Higher Education. ISTE’s Annual Conference: TEL-ED ’98, New Orleans, LA. October 29-31, 1998.

Collins, Mauri P. & Berge, Zane L. (August,1998). Using web-based conferencing with primarily interactive television courses. Distance Learning ’98: The 14th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, WI, August 5-7, 1998.

Collins, Mauri P. & Berge, Zane L. (June, 1998). Web Conferencing in Interactive Television Courses. Paper presented at the National University Television Network Annual Conference The Digital Millennium: Coping with a Virtual World. June 27-30, 1998. Boston, MA.

Bensusan, H.Guy, Hilgert, Arnie, & Collins, Mauri P. (April,1998). Escalating into Tomorrow’s Learner-Centered World. Panel presentation at The Academy of Business Administration National Conference, April 14-19, 1998. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Collins, Mauri P. (1998, January). Converting Courses for the Web. “Networking Now: The 5th Annual Distance Education Conference. January 28-30, 1998. Sponsored by The Center for Distance Learning Research, Texas A&M University, held in Austin, TX.

Collins, Mauri P. (1997, Oct). Panel Presentation: Lessons in Asynchronous Learning: The NAU Experience. Western Co-operative for Educational Telecommunication Annual Conference, Jackson Hole, WY. October 15-18, 1997.

Collins, Mauri P. & Murphy, Karen. (1997, Aug). Reducing Conversational Chaos. Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning. University of Wisconsin-Madison, August 6-8, 1997.

Berge, Zane L. & Mauri P. Collins. (1997, June). Emerging Technologies in Scholarly Publishing. “The New Learning Environment: A Global Perspective.” International Council for Distance Education, June 4-8, 1997, The Pennsylvania State University.

Collins, Mauri P. (1997, June). Scholarly Discussion Groups in Adult Learning. “The New Learning Environment: A Global Perspective.” International Council for Distance Education, June 4-8, 1997, The Pennsylvania State University.

Collins, Mauri P. & Berge, Zane L. (1997, June). A Multi-National View of CMC use in Primary and Secondary Schools. “The New Learning Environment: A Global Perspective.” International Council for Distance Education, June 4-8, 1997, The Pennsylvania State University.

Collins, Mauri P., Carol Richardson & Thomas L. Clarke. (1997, June). The Continuing Evolution of Distance Education Online Discussion Groups. “The New Learning Environment: A Global Perspective.” International Council for Distance Education, June 4-8, 1997, The Pennsylvania State University.

Murphy, Karen & Mauri P. Collins. (1997, March). The Development of Communications Conventions in Instructional Chats. AERA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, March 24-28, 1997

Murphy, Karen & Mauri P. Collins. (1997. March). Using Electronic Chat Groups for Instructional Purposes – Roundtable. AERA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, March 24-28, 1997.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (1997, March). Moderating Online Electronic Discussion Groups. AERA Annual Conference, Chicago IL, March 24-28.1997.

Berge, Zane L., Barnes, Susan & Collins, Mauri P. (1997, February). IPCT Journal: An Introduction to AECT’s Electronic Journal. Presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico February 12-16, 1997.

Bensusan, H. Guy & Mauri P. Collins. (1997, February). The Bensusan Method: Interactive Distance Learning on Multi-site Television. Presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 12-16, 1997.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge (1996, October). Mailing List Discussion Groups as a Venue for Adult Learning. The Eastern Adult, Continuing and Distance Education Research Conference. The Pennsylvania State University, October 24-26.

Collins, Mauri P. (1996, October). Pedagogical Uses of Computer Conferencing for Adult Learners. Faculty Instructional Innovation Fair, Northern Arizona University, October 9 session.

Collins, Mauri P & Zane L. Berge. (1996, June). Facilitating Interaction in Computer-mediated Online Classrooms. “Getting It Together” FSU/AECT Conference on Distance Learning. Tallahassee, FL. June 20-23.

Berge, Zane L., Mauri P. Collins, & Patricia Dieter Reidel (1996, April). A Study in Changes: Teachers and the Online Classroom. Presented at National Council of Teachers of English annual conference “Strategies for Integrating Classroom Practice, Assessment, and Standards.” April 18-20, Wilmington, DE.

Berge, Zane L and Mauri P. Collins (1995, September) Technology and Changes in Higher Education. IPCC ’95 (International Professional Communication Conference) Sept. 1995, Savannah, GA

Moore, Michael, Peter Cookson, Kelley Candor, Mauri Collins & Yolanda Gayol. (1995, June) Panel presentation: Offering Penn State’s Certificate in Distance Education to Four Countries by Teleconferencing. Presented at the 17th World Conference for Distance Education: One World, Many Voices: Quality in Open and Distance Learning, June 26-30, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Berge, Zane L. & Mauri P. Collins. (1995, March) Computer Conferencing for Learning and Teaching. Presented at the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development conference “The Mind’s Wealth: Promise of a Golden Harvest,” March 25-28, 1995, San Francisco, CA.

Berge, Zane L. & Mauri P. Collins. (1995, April) Computer Mediated Communication and the On-line Classroom: A Book Session. Presented at the AERA Annual Meeting for the Computers in Education Special Interest Group., April 18-22, 1995,. San Francisco, CA.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (1995, February) Managing a medium-sized project on the Internet: Editing “Computer-Mediated Communication and the On-line Classroom” . Presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology conference: “Information Technology: Expanding Frontiers”, February 8-12, 1995, Anaheim, CA.

Berge, Zane L. & Mauri P. Collins. (1995, February) Evaluating the Computer Conferencing Portion of a Distance Learning Course. Presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology conference: “Information Technology: Expanding Frontiers”, February 8-12, 1995, Anaheim, CA.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge (1995, January). Audio-graphics used in distance learning: A case study. Presented at the Distance Education Research conference: Bridging Research and Practice, January 25-27, 1995, San Antonio, TX.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (1994, Sept., Oct.) Guiding Design Principles for Interactive Teleconferencing. At “Pathways to Change: New Directions for Distance Education and Training” conference, September 29, 30, and October 1, 1994, University of Maine at Augusta.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (1994, June). Students’ Evaluation of a Computer Conference in a (Primarily) Audio-conferencing Distance Education Course. At the conference: International Distance Education: A Vision for Higher Education, Penn State University, University Park, PA, June 2-5.

Moore, Michael, Peter Cookson, Kelley Candor, Mauri Collins & Yolanda Gayol. (1994, April) Panel presentation: Offering Penn State’s Certificate in Distance Education to Four Countries by Teleconferencing: Use of a LISTSERV Conference in a (Primarily) Audio-conferencing Distance Education Course. Distance Education Research Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 28-29.

Berge, Zane L. & Mauri P. Collins. (1994, February). Publishing and Editing an Electronic Journal on the Internet. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Nashville, TN, February 17-20.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (1993, March). Computer Conferencing in Education. Paper presented at the “Innovations in Education” Conference at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (1993, January). IPCT-L: A Discussion Group of Scholars on the Internet. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, New Orleans, LA.

Accepted Presentations

WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS

Online

Collins, Mauri. (2008). Invited Guest Lecturer: “Materials Development for Online Education: A Technological Minimalist Approach.” Aquifolium Educacional, Sao Paulo, Brazil. http://www.aquifolium.com.br.

Collins, Mauri. (2004). Online Faculty Development Workshop, Connecticut Community College System

Coglan, Michael and Mauri P. Collins. (2002) Staff Development Online Institute, Douglas Mawson Institute for TAFE South Australia. October 28-December 12, 2002.

Collins, Mauri P. (1996). Online conference manager and moderator. World Wide Web Course Development and Delivery. Online conference sponsored by the International University Consortium and the University of Maryland, University College, November 11-26, 1996.

Collins, Mauri P. (1996) Online conference manager and moderator. Course Development for the World-Wide Web. Online conference sponsored by the International University Consortium and the University of Maryland, University College, April 8-24, 1996. iuc96-l@nova.umuc.edu.

Berge, Zane L. & Mauri P. Collins. (1996). Computer-mediated Communication and Changing Educational Practices. Online, pre-conference seminar for the Association of American Colleges and University conference, Washington DC, January. aacu96-l@psuvm.psu.edu

Wood, Jean, Wendy Wright, Carol Jeffs, and Mauri Collins. (1995). NetFace Workshop: An Online Professional Development Activity in Computer-mediated Teaching and Learning. Post-Conference Workshops. Australian Society for Computers in Learning and Teaching in Tertiary Education Conference, Melbourne, Australia. Dec 3-7, 1995.

Berge, Zane L., Mauri P. Collins & Som Naidu. (1994) Instructional Design for Distance and Open Education. Online seminar for the Research Special Interest Group of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia, (RESODLAA@usq.edu.au). September, 1994.

Place-based Workshops

McWeadon Education*, USA. (September 2010). Advanced eLearning Workshop sponsored by the National Center for eLearning and Distance Learning, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (www.elc.edu.sa) held at The Mason Inn, George Mason University, Springfield, VA, September 17-28 – 2010. *Drs. Badrul Khan, Mauri Collins, and Keysha Gamor.

Shock, Patti and Mauri P. Collins. Second Life Workshop (June, 2008). 2008 Harrah’s International Hospitality and Conventions Summit, held at the Stan Fulton Building, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, sponsored by the William F. Harrah Hotel College.

Collins, Mauri P., Chris Ditzler, & Ginger Spencer. (July, 2007). “I Know What to Teach, but How Do I Teach It Online?” Pre-conference workshop presented at the BlackBoard World ’07 Conference “Find Your Common Threads” held at the Sheraton Hotel in Boston, MA. July 8, 2007.

Collins, Mauri P. (May, 2005). Invited Workshop: “The Design Questions Are Easy, It’s the Answers That are Hard” at the MADLaT (Manitoba Association for Distributed Learning and Training) conference “Technology and Learning: What can we do with IT?” held at the University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg, Manitoba. May 5-6, 2005.

Collins, Mauri P. (March, 2003). Invited Faculty Development Workshop, using the P-R-P-A Design Model. The National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY.

Collins, Mauri P. (2003). A Competence-based Course Design Model. AECT 2003 Summer Institute – ‘The Digital Toolbox’ No Teacher Left Behind. July 24-27, 2003 – Reno, Nevada

Collins, Mauri P. (2002, July). Pedagogical Considerations when Designing an Online Course. Postsecondary Education Network International, European delegation. Hosted by the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.

Collins, Mauri P. (2002, June). Pedagogical Considerations when Designing an Online Course. Postsecondary Education Network International, Chinese delegation. Hosted by the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.

Collins, Mauri P. (2001). Moderating and facilitating online discussions: A hands-on approach. 2nd Annual CiTe conferece: The evolution of eLearning: Educational technology for this generation and the Ne(x)t. March7-9, 2001. Denver, CO: Hyatt Regency Technology Center Hotel.

Berge, Zane L. & , Mauri P. Collins. (1999). Barriers to Online Education. Pre- and post-conference Workshops. Technology in Education International Conference and Exposition. April 21-24. The Ontario, CA. Convention Center.

Collins, Mauri P. (1998). Course Development for the World-wide Web. Invited pre-conference workshop. The 5th Annual Distance Education Conference. January 28-30, 1998. Sponsored by The Center for Distance Learning Research, Texas A&M University, held in Austin, TX.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (1997). Moderating Discussion in Online Classrooms. Invited pre-conference workshop. Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning. University of Wisconsin-Madison, August 6-8, 1997.

Collins, Mauri P. & Zane L. Berge. (1996). Facilitating Online Computer Conferencing. Pre-conference workshop. The Eastern Adult, Continuing, and Distance Education Research Conference. The Pennsylvania State University, October 24-26, 1996.

Collins, Mauri P. & Berge, Zane L. (1996) Computer Conferencing. Workshop at Distance Education and Technology: Future Visions the Second Annual International University Consortium Professional Development Workshop. University of Maryland, University College, May 5-8, 1996.

Collins, Mauri P. (1995) Teaching with Technology. Academic Staff Development Seminars, December 14, Geelong Campus, Deakin University, December 15, Burwood, Melbourne Campus, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia.

Collins, Mauri P. (1995). The Networked Academic Worker Academic Staff Development Seminar, December 12, Gippsland Campus; Monash University; December 13, Clayton Campus, Melbourne: Monash University, Victoria, Australia.

Wood, Jean, Wendy Wright, Carol Jeffs, & Mauri Collins (1995) Using Netface. Post-conference workshops, December 7 at “ASCILITE ’95: Learning with Technology” 12th Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education; December 3-7, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Collins, Mauri. (1995). Introduction to the Internet. HRD Professional Development Seminar. Penn State Scanticon. November 9.

Collins, Mauri. (1995). Distance Learning – Current Trends and Future Directions. Fall Colloquium Series, University of Missouri, Columbia. October 9.

Collins, Mauri. (1995). Technology and the University Classroom. Fall Colloquium Series, University of Missouri, Columbia, October 9.

Collins, Mauri. (1995). Engineering On-line. Fall Colloquium Series, University of Missouri, Columbia, October 10.

Berge, Zane L., & Mauri P. Collins. (1995) Changes in Higher Education through Distance Education. Pre-conference workshop, March 19, 1995 at “The Engaged Campus: Organizing to Serve Society’s Needs” Annual conference of The American Association for Higher Education (AAHE); March 19-22 Washington DC.

EDITOR/REVIEWER

Moderator: Electronic Discussion Groups

2000 – continuing eModerators@yahoo.com

9/1994 – 8/1996, 8/1999 – continuing. Distance Education On-line Symposium (DEOS-L@lists.psu.edu) The American Center for the Study of Distance Education, Pennsylvania State University.

7/1995 – 1998. Distance Education On-line Symposium – Research (DEOS-R@msu.edu).

8/1993 – 8/1996. Distance Education Certification Courses Discussion Groups (L-DECS@PSUVM; DECERT-L@PSUVM; DECGRAD@PSUVM; DETHEORY@PSUVM; ADTED470) Adult and Distance Education Department, Pennsylvania State University.

4/1992 – 2006 Interpersonal Computing and Technology Discussion List (IPCT-L@lists.NAU.edu) Instructional Technology Services, Northern Arizona University: Moderator and co-owner.

Journals:

Reviewer, 2007. Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Reviewer, 1999. Asynchronous Learning Networks Journal [online at http://www.aln.org]

Editorial Board Member, (1999-2005), The Technology Source. Online journal (http://horizon.unc.edu/TS/)

Editor, DEOSNEWS@psu.edu (1999-2001) Monthly online journal sponsored by The Center for the Study of Distance Education, The Pennsylvania State University.

Reviewer, 1998. Journal of Computer-mediated Communication.

Editorial Board Member, 1998 – continuing Current Issues in Education, The Arizona State University. http://cie.asu.edu/index.php

Reviewer, 1998 – 2000. Instructional Science (Kluwer Academic Publishers).

The American Journal of Distance Education. 1998 – 2002. The Center for the Study of Distance Education, The Pennsylvania State University.

Editorial Board Member, 1998-1999. ISTOnline: A Scholarly Forum for Organizing Instructional Systems and Technology (IST) Resources on the World Wide Web

Guest Editor, November, 1994. DEOSNEWS 4(11). DEOSNEWS Readership Survey. The Center for the Study of Distance Education, The Pennsylvania State University. DEOSNEWS@lists.psu.edu.

4/93 – 2000. Section Editor and Reviewer, Asia-Pacific Exchange (Electronic) Journal, University of Hawaii Community College. APEX-J@uhunix.uhcc.edu.

6/92 – 2002: Managing Editor, Interpersonal Computing and Technology: An Electronic Journal for the 21st Century. Association of Educational Communications and Technology.

Reviewer

Reviewer: The 15th TCC Online Conference, originated by Kapi’olani Community College Hawaii, April 14-16, 2010

Reviewer: The 14th TCC Online Conference, originated by Kapi’olani Community College Hawaii, April 14-16, 2009

NUTN/UniSA 2000 “Most Worthy Paper” Travel Award “Distance Learning: An Open Question?” Adelaide, South Australia 11-13 September 2000.

Stylus Publications. (1999). Manuscript review for Web Based Computer Conferencing (Ed.) Paulette Robinson

Webster, J. G. (Ed). (1998) Defining the Field, Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering New York: Wiley. Chapter reviewer.

The AECT National Convention, Houston, TX. February, 1999. DISC division (presentation proposals).

The AECT National Convention, St. Louis, MO. February, 1998. DISC division (presentation proposals).

AERA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. March 24-28, 1997 “Exploring the Information Kaleidoscope” (presentation proposals)

The AECT National Convention, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 14-18, 1996. DISC division (presentation proposals).

The Second Australian World Wide Web Conference (AusWeb96). Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, July 7-9, 1996. Sub-committee: Media, Culture and Community (presentation proposals).

International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE ’95). Singapore, December 11-14, 1995. Sub-committee: Multi-media. (presentation proposals)

“Communicating Knowledge in Organizations” International Conference on Cognitive and Computer Sciences for Organizations. May 4-7, 1993, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Sub-Committee: Virtual Organization. (presentation proposals)

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Association for Educational Communications and Technology

American Education Research Association, Div. Learning and Instruction, SIG Education and WWW

HONOR SOCIETIES

Phi Delta Kappa (1998) (Honor Society in Education)

Phi Kappa Phi (National Academic Honor Society)

Phi Lambda Alpha (Freshman/Sophomore Academic Honor Society)

Alpha Kappa Delta (Undergraduate Sociology Honors Society)

PROFESSIONAL and UNIVERSITY SERVICE

2010: Reader, KNPR Radio Reading Service (for Print-impaired residents of Southern Nevada)

2005. Technology Task Force, member, School for New Learning, DePaul University.

2005-2006 Program Committee member for the 2006 Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) International Conference.

2004-2005. BACA (BA Curriculum Committee) member, School for New Learning, DePaul University

2004-2005 Program Committee member for the 2005 Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) International Conference.

2003-continuing TCC (Technology, Colleges, and Community) Conference Advisory Committee member http://tcc.kcc.hawaii.edu/2009/tcc/welcome.html

June, 2003. Visiting Scholar, The Center for Teaching and Learning, Southern Cross University, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia.

Spring Quarter, 2002 Staff Council: Service on the Provost’s Eisenhart Teaching Award Selection Committee, Rochester Institute of Technology.

June 2001 – October 2002 Staff Council: Service on the Intellectual Property and Copyright Committee, Rochester Institute of Technology.

April, 2001. Elected to Rochester Institute of Technology Staff Council.

February, 1999. DISC delegate to the AECT Divisions Assembly and the Governing Body Assembly, Houston TX, Annual AECT meeting.

September 1998 – January 1999. Member, Electronic Services and Communications sub-committee of the AECT Renewal Implementation Task Force (Chair, Kyle Peck, PSU).

June 1998 – June 1999. Conference and Program Chair, NAU/web.99 Integration, Interaction and Innovation. Northern Arizona University, May 15-18, 1999.

February, 1998 – 2001, Electronic Services Committee. Association of Educational Communications and Technology.

February, 1998 – 2001, Periodic Publications Committee, Association for Educational Communications and Technology.

February, 1998. DISC delegate to the AECT Governing Assembly. St. Louis MO, Annual AECT meeting.

Sept-December, 1997. Member, Assessment Task Team, Northern Arizona University Web-Steering Committee.

September 1997 – May 1998. Conference and Program Chair, NAU/web.98 In the Footsteps of Web Pioneers. Northern Arizona University, May 28-30, 1998.

June, 1997. Member, Management Task Team, President’s Study Group on Information Technology Resources

April, 1997 – May, 1997. Arizona Learning Systems, Grant Proposal Review Committee.

January, 1997 – 1998. Member, Steering Committee, Center for Excellence in Education Summer Teaching Institutes, Northern Arizona University.

November, 1996 – 1998. Member, President’s University Advisory Council, Northern Arizona University.

November, 1996 – August 1997. Member, IITV Users Steering Committee. Northern Arizona University.

October, 1996 – August, 1997. Ad Hoc member, Interactive Instructional Television (IITV) Steering Committee, Northern Arizona University.

September 1996 – June 1997. Conference and Program Chair, NAU/web.97: Current Practices in Web-based Course Development. Northern Arizona University, June 12-15, 1997.

September, 1996 – 2000. Member, Instructional Technology Committee, Office of Instructional Development, Northern Arizona University.

March, 1996 AERA Annual Conference. Program co-chair, SIG: Computers in Education, New York.

OTHER EMPLOYMENT

August 2009 – Present. Managing Manager and Chief Learning Officer, StRebel Design, LLC, Las Vegas, NV.

Under the direction of Chief Operating Officer Jeremy StRebel, organized StRebel Design, LLC. Manage administrative and financial affairs of the company. Develop prototypes and explore new business opportunities.

Summer 2004. Course Designer: Center for Education and Information Technologies, University for Peace, San Jose, Costa Rica

Under the direction of Dr. P. Cookson (pcookson@upeace.org) designed an online course titled “Quality Assurance in Distance Education.”

September 1995 – August 1996: Research Assistant to the Director of Administration and Organizational Development, Continuing and Distance Education, 212 Keller, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

Support and facilitate the activities of the Instructional Technology Interest Group (ITIG). Moderate the ITIG electronic discussion group. Map the core competencies held by ITIG group members. Provide input into the development of electronic computer conferencing programs and activities. Develop and provide training on technology applications to C&DE staff and external clients. Develop and maintain WEB pages for ITIG and other C&DE entities.

July 1995-Sept 1995. Educational Consultant, Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta, Canada.

Developed a course proposal with supporting documentation, for a new course on Distance Education in the Corporate Sector, to be offered by the Center for Distance Education as part of their Master’s program.

September 1994 – August 1996: Program Assistant, The American Center for the Study of Distance Education, 304 Keller, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Moderate the Distance Education On-line Symposium (DEOS-L@psuvm.psu.edu) and provide instructional design and technical support in computer conferencing and computer mediated communication applications; moderate various class-related LISTSERV discussion groups; perform on-going evaluation of student’s reactions and attitudes towards computer mediated communication.

August 1993 – August 1994: Instructional Television Utilization Assistant, Allegheny Educational Broadcast Council, (AEBC) at WPSX-TV3, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

Under the direction of the Assistant Director for Educational Services Berni P. Sheaffer, researched viewer characteristics and preferences; prepared copy for, edited, and produced the bi-monthly AEBC newsletter; designed, assembled and maintained a database of all schools in the WPSX broadcast area, and a mailing list of all AEBC members, directors and designates; performed data analysis for a formative evaluation of teacher needs and preferences; and provided informational services and training to AEBC member.

November 1992 – July 1993: Graduate Research Assistant, Center for the Study of Higher Education, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

The Uses of Instructional Technology in Higher Education–a research study conducted by the Center for the Study of Higher Education and the American Center for the Study of Distance Education, funded by a Corporation for Public Broadcasting Grant. Under the supervision of Dr. Peter Cookson, performed preliminary background research on the use of instructional technology in higher education; compiled and maintained a database of survey subjects, and assisted in the writing of survey instruments.

June 1987 – July 1992: Caminar/Nevada. House Counselor (Relief). 3233 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 110, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Caminar/Nevada is a 12 bed, 24 hour psychosocial rehabilitation facility for the chronically mentally ill, under contract to Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services. House counselors provided all counseling and client supervision, including training in daily living skills, social and leisure skills, individual, group and family counseling, and training on the local geography, transportation, etc.

Update: October 2010