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Career, consulting or contract position in the development and design of web, multimedia, or instructional technology training applications


University of South Florida
Ph. D. Instructional Technology
Tampa, FL
In progress

Courses include: Hyperscripting, Web Programming, Distance Learning, Survey Research Methods, Multicultural Issues, and programming and design work in JavaScript, Authorware, and WEB CT.

University of South Florida
M. Ed. Instructional Technology & Design
Tampa, FL
6/95 - 12/96

Courses include: Interactive Media, Advanced Multimedia Applications of Computers, Advanced Image and Sound Processing, Instructional Design for Computers, Human Computer Interfaces, Developing Technology-based Instruction, Computer Adaptive Testing, Microcomputer Hardware and Networks, and programming work in Visual BASIC, HTML and hyperscripting (HyperStudio).

  • Phi Kappa Phi Interdisciplinary Honor Society
  • Best of Show: Image and Sound Processing Exhibition

University of South Florida
M. Ed. Evaluation and Research
Tampa, FL
1/94 - 8/96

Courses include: Statistics I and II with SAS Programming, Advanced Problems in Data Analysis, Measurement and Research, Psychological Foundations of Learning, Instructional Systems Design, Program Analysis and Evaluation, Curriculum and Instruction.

  • Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society
  • American Educational Research Association

The Citadel
B. A. English (composition, rhetoric)
Charleston, SC
8/80 - 5/84

Courses include: International Politics, Russian Affairs, U. S. National Security Policy, Effective Legal Writing.

  • Regimental Band Kelly Cup Honor Squad Finalist
  • First Place Inn of Court Moot Court Competition


Florida Department of Labor
Distributed Computer Systems Specialist
Tampa, FL
12/98 - Present

Act as Central Help Desk contact for 75+ users. Responsible for administration and maintenance of on-site network in four widely separated locations. Track inventory and make recommendations for upgrades and replacements. Represent MIS at the local level. Test and evaluate new software packages. Provide in-house training in software applications. Maintain and upgrade all computer hardware and network hardware.

  • Superior Accomplishment Award, 1998
  • Associate of the Quarter, Merit Category, 09/1997
  • Merit Award, Heroism Category, 1997
  • Associate of the Quarter, Heroism Category, 09/1997
  • Merit Award, Special Achievements Category, 1996

Florida Department of Labor
Workers' Compensation Specialist & Distributed Computer Systems Specialist
Tampa, FL
12/95 - Present

Mediate disputes between injured employees, attorneys, and insurance carriers. Provide in-house training in software applications. Maintain and upgrade computer hardware and small LAN. Designated temporarily as local Distributed Computer Systems Specialist in 12/96. Performed both jobs until official approval of position in 12/98. Consistently achieved all goals of both jobs at or above 100% of required performance.

  • Associate of the Quarter, Motivational/Spirit Category, 12/1996

Arts On The Park, Inc.
Volunteer Editor, Producer
Lakeland, FL
6/86 - 12/98

Founded ONIONHEAD Literary Quarterly internationally circulated small press journal. Edit, produce and distribute various publications. Co-produce indoor and outdoor arts events. Secretary of Board of Directors, 1987 - 1996.

  • Outstanding Volunteer in the Arts, 1992
  • Numerous literary and visual arts awards

Florida Dept. of Children and Families
Collections Manager
Lakeland, FL
6/85 - 12/95

Investigated, audited, collected welfare fraud overpayments. Designed computerized database for tracking fraud cases. Researched and piloted District 14 collections program. Provided training in computer skills and applications. Provided on-site network support. Conceived, edited and produced District 14, "Staff Advisory Council," and "I Care" newsletters.

  • Performed at or above 100% in all standards

  • Staff Advisory Council Special Projects Award

  • Member Emeritus, Staff Advisory Council

United States Air Force
Student Pilot
Reese AFB, TX
9/84 - 4/85

Responsible for learning aerodynamic principles in piloting the T-37B. Re-assigned to Admin. Support as Transition Officer. Managed detailing of 500+ student pilots and instructors. Organized and conducted tours in concert with Public Affairs Office. Assisted in instruction in basic aerodynamics and weather. Managed incoming student classes. Designed an improved emergency location and tracking system which decreased location time of individuals by 250+%. Honorably Discharged due to flight difficulties beyond the student's control.

The Citadel
Student Work Study
Charleston, SC
8/81 - 5/84

Performed librarian duties 18 - 20 hours each week. Instructed students in research skills. Organized and conducted library and museum tours and orientations. Cadet-in-charge on evenings and weekends.

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