Assistant Professor, Longwood University, Farmville, VA. (2010-2014)
- Planned and taught undergraduate- and graduate-level courses, including
- Longwood Seminar (LSEM 100)
- Human Growth and Development (EDUC 245)
- Foundations of Education (EDUC 260).
- Media and Technology (EDUC 381)
- Principles of Instruction, K-8 (EDUC 450)
- Curriculum in the Elementary School (EDUC 451)
- Principles of Secondary Education (EDUC 455)
- Graduate Instructional Media and Technology (EDUC 547)
- The Exceptional Learner (EDUC 604)
- Conducted original scholarship and research, including inquiries into
- Team-Based Learning and collaborative approaches to understanding content;
- Time and task management and their impact on student academic outcomes; and
- The development of student-authored case studies as tools for assessing learners’ understandings of key concepts.
- Provided service to the University and Community
- Member, Learning Management System Evaluation Committee, 2012-2014
- Member, Group Six Team for Instructional Technology, 2012-2014
- Member, Longwood Academic Committee for Technology, 2011-2013
- Member, Educational Programs Compliance Team for SACS reaffirmation, Longwood University, 2011-2013
- Faculty Advisor, Kappa Delta Pi Education Honors Society, 2011-2014
- Faculty Advisor, Liberal Studies program of study, 2011-2014
- Chair, Technology and Learning Committee, Longwood University College of Education, 2010-2014
- Member Grants and Research Committee, Longwood University College of Education, 2010-2014
Faculty Research Scientist, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. 2006-2010.
Faculty Research Associate, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. 2003-2006.
- Planned and taught the required graduate-level Instructional Design course sequence (EDLF 800, EDLF 801) and corresponding lab courses (EDLF 800L, EDLF 801L).
- Planned and taught the graduate-level Digital Multimedia course (EDLF 703).
- Planned and taught the required undergraduate Teaching with Technology course (EDLF 345).
- Served as academic advisor for doctoral students’ programs of study and research agendas.
- Served on dissertation committees, including duty as co-chair.
Technology Director, Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. 2003-2010.
- Planned, developed, deployed, and supported all technology utilized in multiple multi-million dollar research projects. Products included web-based supports for teacher reflection and collaboration; evidence-based assessment tools; digital media to promote teacher engagement; and administrative tracking systems. Affiliated grants included
- Education Research and Development Centers (USDE/IES R305A060021)
- Evaluation of Colorado Core Knowlege Schools (USDE/IES R305E090003A)
- inCLASS Observation Scale (Spencer Foundation 201000064)
- MyTeachingPartner (NIH 2 R01 HD046061-06)
- MyTeachingPartner, Secondary Education (WTG 7372)
- MyTeachingPartner, Math/Science (USDE/IES R305A070068)
- National Center for Research on Early Childhood Education (USDE R305A060021)
- Technology-Based Evaluation of Classroom Learning (NSF 08287153)
- Directed a team of instructional designers and multimedia and web developers.
- Managed multiple high-stakes projects simultaneously and facilitated communication and collaboration across projects.
- Conducted instructional design needs assessments, including usability testing, to inform iterative design.
- Collaborated with project faculty and staff across a wide range of content areas and disciplines.
- Conducted original research for publication and inclusion in academic conferences and proceedings.
Co-director, Curry School Educational Technology Strand, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. 2001-2003.
- Responsible for curriculum development for all undergraduate courses in instructional technology.
- Fostered collaboration among technology instructors and methods faculty and developed of new initiatives related to the uses of technology in the classroom.
Graduate Instructor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.. 1999-2003.
- Developed and taught multiple sections of undergraduate and graduate courses in instructional technology, including technology sections of Teaching as a Profession (EDIS 288), Teaching with Technology (EDLF 345), Applied Teaching with Technology (EDLF 545), Software Applications in Education (EDLF 546), and Technology for Administrators (EDLF 846).
- Planned and taught in-service professional development courses for K-12 teachers across the Commonwealth of Virginia.
- Nominated for Outstanding Graduate Instructor, 2002.