Teaching

Adult Education

The University of New Mexico; Organization, Information, & Learning Sciences Program (online) >>> Jan 2014 – present

  • Mobile Learning Graduate Course Instructor

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  • Designed and created the graduate level course on mobile learning and instructional design
  • Facilitate , guide , and mentor students in the course
  • Evaluate students’ progress and provide support
  • Refine course curriculum and teach the curriculum online and using mobile tools (Blackboard Learn, Moodle, and mobile learning apps)

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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and the Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver; Mobiles for Development (M4D) MOOC (online) >>> Sep – Nov 2013

  • Mobiles in Education (Pedagogies and delivery of services)

  • Designed and created eight educational videos and scripts
  • Moderated MOOC discussions and synchronous chats (2255 students from around the globe)

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Universidad de La Sabana, Chía, Colombia – Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Master in English Language Teaching (online) >>> 2012 – present

  • Master’s Research Director/Supervisor

  • Supervised graduate students in the Master in English Language Teaching program (action research)
  • Provided guidance and feedback to Master’s candidates on their research and thesis
  • Acted as an External Master Thesis Reviewer for five Master’s students

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George Brown College, Toronto – The Innovation in Teaching and Learning Engagement Hub >>> 2011 – May 2013

  • Mobile Learning Specialist

  • Designed, delivered, and researched (face-to-face, online and mobile) resources and courses on m-learning as well as Professional Development sessions for faculty
  • Supported faculty through one-on-one and group PD events to create instructional materials and adopt innovative m-learning solutions in the face-to-face and blended environment
  • Researched m-learning solutions that allow faculty and students to augment their teaching and learning
  • Developed and taught strategies to integrate mobile and e-learning in the adult classroom

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Athabasca University, Athabasca (online) >>> Sep. – Dec. 2009

  • Teaching Internship – Instructional Design in Distance Education, Master of Distance Education

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George Brown College, Toronto – International and Immigrant Education >>> 2005 – 2010

  • COMM1154/1155 Professor – Occupation-Specific Language Profiles
  • ESL Instructor – ESL for Technology, Enhanced Language Training for IT professionals
  • EFL Instructor – EFL Program in China (Number 3 Middle School, Suzhou)

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University of Toronto >>> 2005 – 2006

  • Academic English Instructor – Academic English Preparation Course

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Toronto Catholic District School Board, Continuing Education Department >>> 1992 – 2002

  • Coordinator; ESL, English for Special Purposes and ESL/Computer Instructor
    • Adult ESL and Computer Assisted Language Learning
    • ESL-Clerical Accounting/ Business Communication and Computer Training
    • ESL/MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access and Internet in the network environment
    • STIC Occupational Terminology Workshop for Engineers, Work Search for Foreign-Trained Engineers