Faculty developer. Professional consultant. Author and international speaker on quality in distance education.
Forthcoming: See where I'll be speaking next, and what research I am working on now.
Speaking Brochure [PDF]: I am an author, speaker, and consultant on quality measures in higher education: Universal Design for Learning (UDL), evaluating online teaching, copyright, and academic integrity. This brochure outlines keynotes, presentations, and workshops I can offer your campus.
PRE-ORDER THE NEW BOOK!: Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education (West Virginia University Press, 2018) will be released on November 1, 2018. Pre-order your copy today!
GET THE COMIC BOOK!: The Copyright Ninja: Rise of the Ninja (St. Aubin Comics, 2017) tells the story of Bill Ullswater, a university lawyer who has to say "it depends" in various ways when his faculty and administrative colleagues ask him copyright questions. Ullswater is frustrated because he knows simple, easy-to-remember-and-use ways to think about copyright in higher education, but he cannot share them in his role as a lawyer.
THE BOOK THAT STARTED IT ALL!: Evaluating Online Teaching: Implementing Best Practices (Jossey-Bass, 2015) is the first comprehensive book to outline strategies for effectively measuring the quality of online teaching, providing the tools and guidance that faculty members and administrators need.
Professional Presentations: I speak and consult on ways to provide access to higher education for the widest range of learners, and how to ensure quality in our curricula, courses, and classrooms--especially online. See videos, session evaluations, and testimonials from satisfied clients!
Professional Publications: My research focuses on issues of quality in higher education: evaluating online teaching, serving learners with disabilities, academic-integrity challenges, copyright in online education, and distance-education program design.
Employment: administrative, teaching, information-technology, and library experience.
Education: degrees, professional certifications, and continuing studies in higher-education administration, information science, English, and project management.
Scholarly Publications: original case studies, bibliographies, surveys, and analytical research in Victorian art and literature.
Scholarly Presentations: bibliographic and historical analyses of the nineteenth-century Pre-Raphaelite artistic and literary movement, along with other related topics.
Voice-Over: voice acting for educational, corporate, and commercial projects.
Community Service: contributions to academic and public service.
Professional Skills and Experience: library, management, online instructional design, health-care administration, voice-over talent, and language skills.
Memberships & Service: scholarly and community advocacy.
Philosophy: my scholarly and professional mission of service.
References: contact my current and former colleagues.
Résumé [Rich Text]: this document highlights my experience as a distance-education program administrator, librarian, health-insurance-industry professional, and English professor.
Full Curriculum Vitae [Rich Text]: this entire site in one document: all of my education, publication, and work experience. This document includes webmaster duties, creative publications, performances, and art exhibitions not listed here in the online version; it also details complete work experience not directly relevant to academic or professional positions.
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