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Instructional Designer
Hesburgh Library
Information, Research & Instructional Services Department
University of Notre Dame

My Position at Notre Dame

I am an Instructional Designer at Hesburgh Library. I help make web-based tutorials available, troubleshoot classroom technology issues, design and develop learning objects, coordinate events, and serve patrons at the Reference Desk.

My Professional Interests

I earned a certificate in Instructional Systems Technology through Indiana University Graduate School of Education in May, 2005 and am currently enrolled in the MS program. I am particularly interested in multimedia theory and practice.

Samples of My Work

Instructional Design

Library Tutorials

How to Read a Call Number
Short video description of LC Classification

Finding Journal Articles
Brief learning aid for academic library users; for use online and for public display in Reference area

Structured On-the-Job Training for a small functional unit in an academic library. The project design is intended to also serve as a prototype as the organization transitions toward multi-functional teams to meet future service needs. Marketing Plan and communication materials for the Institutional Digital Repository
Quick Guide for Written Cognitive Test Instruments Basic and general guidelines for creating written cognitive test questions Reference Services via Instant Messaging