John earned an Ed.D. in Higher Education and Adult Learning from Walden University with an emphasis on eportfolios and online learning. He has researched and deployed learning management systems and learning contentn management systems for organizations including the Department of Defense and Department of Energy.
Masters Degree Portfolio
The link above will take you to a portfolio of my eductional works and professional samples of applied learning from my studies. The portfolio is meant to be a purposeful collection of work, progress, and achievements. It represents an extensive record of progress, and a collection of well-documented learning achievements.
Teaching, Curriculum Development, Subject Matter Expert· Westwood College Online
Outcome Based Education FocusOutcome based education is my goal in adapting course material to each student. Teaching with the student in mind is paramount in person or online. Click here for some reflections on teaching in a flip book of quotes from Parker Palmer along with my commentary.
Learning Managment Systems - Experience and Skills· Outstart, Plateau, Blackboard, WebCT, Moodle, eCollege and custom learning management systems.
Student WorkApplied student work is just one indication of the transfer of learning based on sharing hands-on experience using the software tools. Click here to see the work of student Wendell Hess produced over two terms for a international music group. Other class members contributed to the content by creating music videos and auditioning content for the client. The project was the result of community outreach to provide students with real world experience.
Web 2.0 Skills and Tools used For Collaboration and Learning· Wikis