Resume

BRIAN LANGFORD, MAEd

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Front-End Analysis and Project Planning
  • Instructional Theories and Design Models
    • Andragogy, Knowles, Bloom, Gagne
    • Backwards Design (Wiggins & McTighe)
    • ADDIE, SAM, Rapid Prototyping
  • Custom Course and Training Design and Development
    • Subject Matter Expert (SME) Collaboration
    • Synchronous/Asynchronous Learning
    • e-Learning Modules
    • Multimedia (images, video, animation, audio)
    • Scripting and Storyboarding
    • Curriculum development and integration
    • 3rd Party Vender implementation
    • Assessments
  • LMS Implementation and Rollout
  • Performance Evaluation

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • e-Learning Software: Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline 2, Camtasia, Lectora
  • Multimedia Design Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat DC, Audition, Dreamweaver, Muse, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Character Animator
  • Learning Management Systems (LMS): Blackboard, New Classroom (University of Phoenix), Moodle
  • Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook
  • Hardware & Software: PC operations, repair and installation, Camera & Audio equipment
  • Other: Snagit, NVDA, VitalSource, Cisco WebEx, Dropbox, MindMeister

EDUCATION

  • MAEd, Adult Education and Training (e-Learning Design Technologies) | University of Phoenix | Phoenix, AZ | August, 2013
  • B.A., History (Minors: Religion, Anthropology) | Arizona State University | Tempe, AZ | July, 2008
  • A.A, Social Sciences | Mesa Community College | Mesa, AZ | May, 2005

WORK EXPERIENCE* 

  • University of Phoenix | Instructional Designer | Jan. 2015 – Present
    • Utilize modified ADDIE model to create new and revise existing courses.
    • Collaborate with Program Dean, Assessment Dean, Subject Matter Experts, Industry Experts, Multimedia specialists and others.
    • Evaluate faculty, student and industry data to determine what materials, resources and activities ought to be included for a better student experience.
    • Create assignments that are relevant to the work place to better prepare students to enter the work force.
    • Develop topics, objectives and student learning outcomes to ensure alignment and contituity throughout individual courses and entire programs.
    • Consult with publishers, businesses, associations and organizations to identify relevant and accessible resources.
    • Exploit government resources that are suitable to the course(s).
    • Incorporate accessibility (ADA) components into student and faculty materials.
    • Build courses in the LMS.
  • Sedona Learning Solutions | Instructional Designer | Nov. 2013 – Present
    • Design and develop and implement custom e-learning modules for hospitals, clinics and other healthcare organizations around the country.
    • Provide training and support to hospital and office-based clinical and administrative staff.
    • Cover topics such as EMR/EHR, CPOE, decision-support tools, medical devices, and administrative systems.
  • Okland Construction | Instructional Designer | Oct. 2017 – Dec. 2017
    • Created a training video for Project Managers and Estimators at Okland to instruct them on project GMPs and estimate categories in accordance to company policy and branding standards.
    • Camtasia, Illustrator and Photoshop were used to create the video.
  • Iatric Systems | Instructional Designer | Aug. 2017 – Jan. 2018
    • Created eleven video tutorials to instruct Iatric patient portal users to create an account, navigate the interface, and utilize the tools and features to manage their health care information in conjunction with records and reports generated by their provider.
    • Camtasia, Illustrator and Photoshop were utilized to create the video.
  • Mesa Public Schools | Family Literacy Instructor | Aug. 2013 – Nov. 2013
    • Facilitated English Language Learning courses at Porter Elementary.
    • Encorporated androgological methods.
    • Designed daily lesson plans.
    • Promoted an understanding of the American school system.
    • Taught parents methods and provided resources about how they can support their children in school.
  • University of Phoenix | Enrollment Advisor | Sept. 2009 - June 2013
    • Advised undergraduate and graduate students regarding enrollment and degree completion requirements.
    • Developed academic plans.
    • Conducted student appointments. Identified students' educational goals.
    • Disseminated course and program information.
    • Advised potential and current students with respect to enrollment, transferability and applicability of previous college credits earned, degree program options, degree program requirements and progress, and providing information on university policies, practices and rules.
  • Corporation of the President | Seminary Teacher | June 2008 - May 2009
    • Prepared and taught Bible course to high school students ranging from 9th to 12th grade.
    • Established and maintained a creative classroom settings to promote learning.
    • Employed pedagogical and androgogical methods to increase student engagement.
    • Provided differentiation instruction for students with special needs.
    • Participated in weekly in-service training.
    • Provided a positive environment for learning.
  • State of Arizona | Museum Educator | Jan. 2008-May 2008
    • Conducted daily tours in English and Spanish at the State Capitol Museum, the State Legislature buildings, and the Governor’s Office.
    • Tours usually consisted of K-12 school groups but occasionally would be walk-in visitors, including groups with disabilities.
    • Educated visitors in federal and Arizona state history and constitutional government.
    • Organized visits between visitors and their local state legislators.
    • Awarded for my leadership, teamwork, good example, excellent customer service, and exceptional resourcefulness to provide last minute accommodations for a surprise tour-group of deaf children.
  • Sequoia Schools | Administrative Assistant | May 2004-January 2008
    • Performed tasks assigned by the school’s superintendent and other administrative staff.
    • Worked with administration and faculty to develop and articulate school policies, improve enrollment procedures and develop ground-online course hybrid.
    • Created and delivered multi-media presentations to school faculty about topics such as enrollment procedures, pre-assessment instructions, and changes in courses.
    • Served as liaison between administration and various campuses in the state of Arizona.
    • Revised and published changes to the Earth Science course using the Moodle LMS.
*Additional work experience available upon request

SPOKEN LANGUAGES

  • English (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Spanish (Professional working proficiency)

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

  • Boy Scouts of America | Pack 80 | 11-Year-Old Scout Leader | 2003 – present
  • Two-Year Humanitarian Service | Chile, June 2001 - May 2003