My Areas of Expertise

I enjoy working with students, teachers, and school leaders and have had a range of experiences helping educators get more from their technology investment. My areas of expertise include:

Technology integration. The bulk of my professional career has centered on helping educators at the school, district, and state level better integrate existing and new technologies to support teaching and learning. I can

Online professional development. I have been involved in the growing field of online professional development since attending Virginia Tech in 1996. To date, more than 9,000 educators across the Southeast have benefitted from professional development I have developed or delivered. My work goes beyond more traditional presentation of courses online and may include a range of Web 2.0 tools, including podcasts, webcasts, and webconferencing. I can

Instructional design. I apply my formal instructional design training to a variety of settings. I have created successful products and services for a range of audiences and in a variety of media. What does an instructional designer do? I can

Research and evaluation. I spent more than ten years working in an educational research laboratory where I not only used research to inform my work but conducted research and evaluation, including directing part of a federal contract researching new and emerging technologies with an annual budget of more than $1 million. I understand and use a range of research and evaluation strategies and can

Facilitation. With more than ten years as a classroom teacher, I found the move to facilitator of small and large groups a natural progression. I have facilitated internal and cross-organizational meetings and brainstorming sessions, hosted a multi-year national conference on technology-supported assessment, and led panel discussions with nationally recognized education experts both in both face-to-face and online settings. I can facilitate

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