Jennifer Sim | Elance
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Jennifer Sim

Instructional Designer
   United States


I design eLearning and blended training projects at General Physics Corporation for clients such as Microsoft, UNESCO, Symantec, Ingersoll Rand, Agilent Technologies and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. Prior to joining General Physics,
I served in education for 11 years developing expertise in early childhood education, secondary education, and higher education. Experiences during this time included; provided professional development for K-12 teachers on assessment strategies, developed and deployed online professional development courses to assist preK-12 teachers in meeting technology learning competencies, trained higher education faculty to use LMS systems and assisted higher education faculty in converting face to face courses to an online learning platform.
I hold a Masters of Science in Education Administration and a Masters of Science in Instructional Design for Online Learning and is a certified teacher in Connecticut in mathematics, science, and social studies.
Service Description
I offer the following services:
Convert instructor led course materials to web based training materials
Convert raw content to training modules in various delivery modes
Write assessments to measure learner completion of learning objectives
Produces courses from start to finish including storyboard development, script development, audio file processing, and final course publication
Developed standards for instructor led training to web based training conversions
Teaching & training e-learning design for adults
Instructional design theory and practice for the online, face to face, and hybrid environments
Curriculum writing and implementation
Teaching and leading in PK-12 environment

Connecticut State Department of Education
Professional Teacher
Awarded: 2009
Capella University
MS in Instructional Design for Online Learning
2001 - 2009
Capella University
MS in Education Administration
1999 - 2001
General Physics Corporation
Instructional Designer
2010 - Present
Instructional Systems Designer Converts instructor led course materials to web based training materials Converts raw content to training modules which includes summative assessments Develops formative assessment plans to target technology competency levels for the purpose of creating instructor led training
Stepping Stones
Operations Manager
2003 - Present
Three Rivers Community College
Adjunct Faculty
2006 - 2011
Adjunct Faculty Designer Designs rubrics to assess student competency of National Association for the Education of the Young Children Program Preparation Standards. Consulted with Early Childhood Education Director and Distance-learning Director to pioneer development and delivery of elearning for the Early Childhood Education Department to reach new client base Independently implemented new course design and instructional materials within four week launch time line Redefined how instructors in Early Childhood Education Department developed course goals and objectives to align with accreditation standards Role modeled effective rubric authoring and use for multiple department faculty members Role modeled for other faculty in design of their e-learning courses Assisted in the development of common course assessment tools to demonstrate program effectiveness Assisted in the development of evaluation tool to review distance-learning course design
Johnson and Wales University
Instructional Designer
2010 - 2010
Instructional Designer Developed and implemented effective course development of face-to-face courses to an online-learning platform Developed quality review process for online course development that aligns with adult learning theory models Trained faculty to use Blackboard 9 in a variety of delivery formats (one on one, WebEx, face to face, online) Evaluated and recommended software to improve e-learning delivery Coordinated course delivery with technical specialist, media specialist, instructional designer, faculty (from four campus locations), and I/T staff Aligned course development with program policies Planned and developed implementation of web-enhanced program for face-to-face delivery
Housatonic Community College
Adjunct Faculty
2009 - 2010
Adjunct Faculty Designer Consults with program director and program accreditation guidelines to develop specifications for e-learning course Implements new course design and instructional materials within two week launch time line Generates multiple pathways for success for new e-learning learners utilizing Web 2.0 tools and traditional education approaches
Groton Board of Education
1999 - 2006
Taught middle school mathematics and science.
Payment Terms
Payment due at project check points agreed upon in Statement of Work.
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Jennifer Sim