Christie Reneé Vanorsdale is a highly experienced Senior Instructional Designer, passionate Teacher Educator, and academic researcher . She has worked in South Korea, Turkey and The United States as a professional educator since 2008. In addition, Christie has presented at numerous international and domestic conferences, and has traveled to over 30 countries. She holds a B.A. in Psychology, an M.Ed. in TESOL and is currently an Ed.D. candidate in Instructional Technology and Leadership at Duquesne University in Pennsylvania. She is completing her Doctoral Dissertation on the efficacy of multimedia design principles in digitally enhanced learning content for English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners.
CHRISTIE RENÉE VANORSDALE'S PORTFOLIO
Ed.D Instructional Technology I Cohort 10 I Duquesne University I Pittsburgh Pennsylvania I USA
This portfolio serves to fulfill Duquesne University's Ed.D Instructional Technology & Leadership program's comprehensive exam requirements, and as a professional demonstration of my commitment to the field of learning design.
AECT Standard 2: Content Pedagogy
Candidates develop as reflective practitioners able to demonstrate effective implementation of educational technologies and processes based on contemporary content and pedagogy.
Finally, notice the interactive design, choice of multimedia, and user experience of this site.
AECT Standard 4: Professional Knowledge and Skills
Candidates design, develop, implement, and evaluate technology-rich learning environments within a supportive community of practice.
"Leaders who do not act dialogically, but insist on imposing their decisions, do not organize the people--they manipulate them. They do not liberate, nor are they liberated: they oppress"
"The mind is a metaphor of the world of objects."
"Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important."
"People can learn more deeply from words and pictures than from words alone."