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 initial printing of 1,800 copies has all been sold. Expect more to go on sale in June, 2018. Watch this space for the links, and thank you, everyone, for your orders and interest in this book!
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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