Here are examples of engagement tactics I've designed: (click each graphic to view)
Interactivities - eLearning
Hotspot Instead of a bullet list, I used this technique to communicate a set of salient points in a course on social engineering.
Scenario with Feedback Mini-scenarios gave the Learner a chance to apply what they'd learned by making decisions based on real-life situations.
Click 'n' Slide Another strategy to liven up the delivery of basic facts, giving the Learner control over the order in which they get the information.
Interactivities - Instructor Led
Plugging Time Leaks Because the feeling of "not enough time" is such a bugaboo for so many, I developed this hands on activity for a business workshop. Click to view
Feature vs Benefit This do-it-yourself worksheet clarified the important distinction betweeen a feature and a benefit. Click to view
You're As Rich As You Feel When leading a "virtual" book study on Eric Butterworth's Spiritual Economics, I created a series of companion activities, such as this, to personalize the concepts. Click to view
Fill Your Programs Designed for a weekend intensive, this guidebook offered a set of step-by-step activities and worksheets to complement the instruction. Click to view
Tell Me More A simple activity I designed to take the mystery out of how to talk about your business when networking. Click to view
Curriculum Map Example The first document I create at the start of any project, it helps define and structure content, as well as demarcate the length of each topic.Click to view
Assessment Examples This storyboard details an assessment strategy for evaluating competence on a micros(tm) POS system. Rather than relying on multiple choice questions, the focus is an online simulation to gauge skills actually being used.Click to view
Design Document Example Prior to development, I organize my ideas by detailing the text, design and interaction for each anticipated screen. (It always evolves once I begin building with the authoring tool!) Click to view
This Level 1 evaluation I created is generic by design, but it can easily be customized to reflect a specific project. Click to view
Expository: I served as Project Lead in developing the Framework for Teaching Personal Finance (pages 16-77) for the National Financial Educators Council. Click to view When one was lacking, I created a New Hire Orientation Handbook for employees at Madrona Manor (a Michelin-starred restaurant in Sonoma County). Click to view
Adept on both a Mac and PC, I'm comfortable with a variety of ID-related technology and software: (plus quick to pick up new skills)
ZebraZapps Articulate Studio Suite Captivate Storyline (still new to it) Camtasia iMovie
Audacity Web Conferencing BaseCamp Google (Docs, Drive, Charts, Sheets) Basic HTML