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Constance Burns, MSEd

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER

Available for work in:

Instructional Design

eLearning Development

Academic Performance Improvement

Teaching & Tutoring

Project Management
Digital Media/Software Design

Phone: 541-991-8193

Email: constanceburns@gmail.com 

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I am available for remote work!

 
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EXPERIENCE

2017-Present
Ed Tech Design, LLC

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER & E-LEARNING INSTRUCTOR

Owner and Operator, Independent Contracting Agency 

I provide instructional design services, create supplemental eLearning lessons, construct digital educational materials, and deliver instruction to learners. I serve multiple schools, industries, and age groups (from pre-K to adult learners). 

Common services I provide include:

  • Analyzing learner needs and knowledge/skill gaps

  • Evaluating learner performance and progress

  • Designing learner-centered educational projects and media

  • Developing curriculums and lesson plans

  • Authoring original and updating/editing existing training materials

  • Creating interactive eLearning modules with Articulate Storyline

  • Using gamification strategies to create fun learning experiences

  • Utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud apps for audio, video, illustrations, photos, and animations

  • To view more service offerings I provide, please visit https://www.ed-tech.design/   

2004-2016

Dell Technologies

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT SENIOR ADVISOR
Software Operations, User Experience Design Department

I managed software UX/UI design portfolios and usability research projects for commercial, educational, and Enterprise software. My primary educational software design project was developed as a joint effort between Dell and Google to create classroom software for Google Chromebooks. Some of my past roles within Dell included software development, Enterprise design architecture, technical support for complex systems, and server room/data center installations and maintenance. When needed, I also developed training materials on technical topics to train employees and service vendors.

 

PORTFOLIO

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EDUCATION

2020

Purdue University

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION: LEARNING DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY

My graduate degree program included coursework in instructional design, eLearning technologies, rapid prototyping, human performance technology, learning theory, educational game design, program evaluations, systematic design models, learner-centered design, universal design and accessibility, and more.

2016

Colorado State University

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

My undergraduate degree program included courses in computer programming, web development, artificial intelligence, server management, database administration, data science, cloud computing, and business management, in addition to the common general education courses.

PREFERRED ID METHODOLOGIES

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ADDIE Model
Constructivism
Universal Design
Social Learning Theory
Dick & Carey's ID Model
Bloom's Taxonomy for LOs
Bruner's Discovery Learning
Gagne's 9 Events of Learning
Kirkpatrick's 4 Levels of Evaluation

Microlearning
Technology & IoT
eLearning & MOOCs
STEM / STEAM Education
Maker Space Explorations
Educational Software/Media
VR/AR Learning Experiences

Open Educational Resource Libraries

Hands-on Real World Learning Experiences

ID & LEARNING FORMATS

SYSTEMS & THEORIES

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING

2021

California Institute for the Arts

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UI/UX DESIGN SPECIALIZATION CERTIFICATE

This professional education program includes coursework in user interface (UI) design, user experience (UX) design, interaction design, usability research, web design, information architecture, wireframes, prototyping, graphic design, iconography, infographics, typography, and more. 

2018

University of Maryland

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INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN CERTIFICATE
Digital Media, New Tools and Technology

This professional education program included coursework and activities on the analysis of new technologies, lesson planning to include educational technologies, podcasting, blogging, storyboarding, and screen-casting with instructor narrative video overlay.

2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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INTERNET OF THINGS CERTIFICATE
Roadmap to a Connected World

This professional education program included coursework in IoT Architecture, Network Connectivity, Wireless Technologies, Data Processing and Storage, Localization, Security, Ubiquitous Computing/Sensors, Human Experience, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Robotics, Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, and Smart Health.

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SKILLS

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Creative

Web Design

UX/UI Design

Illustration

Visual Design

Iconography

Animation

Audio/Video Editing

Image Editing

Infographics

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Technical

Cloud Administration
Technical Support

Server Administration

I.T. Administration

Software Design

Internet of Things (IoT)

End User Testing

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Instructional Design

eLearning Course Design

Application of Learning Theories

Learner-centered Design

Human Performance Technology
Training Program Evaluations

Educational Game Design

Evaluation Design & Implementation

Technical Writing for Training Materials
Intellectual Property and Copyright Laws

508 Accessibility Compliance 

Teaching and Training (all ages)
Universal Design

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​Software
HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Adobe Creative Cloud
Articulate Storyline 360 & Rise
Canva, Camtasia, Figma, Snagit
Microsoft Office with VBA, SQL
Learning Management Systems (LMS)
Software Development Lifecycle​ (SDLC)

Rapid Prototyping

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Management

Portfolio / Program / Project

Change Management

Recruiting / Hiring Talent

SDLC with Agile Sprints

Business & Operations

Efficiency Evaluations

Project & Department Budgets

CONTACT ME

Thank you! I will get back to you shortly.

Constance Burns, MSEd
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER
Phone:

541-991-8193

 

Email:

constanceburns@gmail.com 

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