Christie Reneé  Vanorsdale is a 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. 

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Ed.D Instructional Technology I Cohort 10 I Duquesne University I Pittsburgh Pennsylvania I USA

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Portfolio Purpose 

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 toward improving learning.

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. 


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AECT Standard 4: Professional Knowledge and Skills 

Candidates design, develop, implement, and evaluate technology-rich learning environments within a supportive community of practice. 

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