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Melinda D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 30, 2014

Melinda D.

Instructional Design
   United States
  |  5:40 pm Local Time

Overview

A learning and organization development professional experienced in the strategic planning, design, development, implementation, evaluation, and direction of innovative technical and soft skill learning solutions. Proven skills in instructional design; needs, job, and task analyses; identification of performance gaps; and the development of learning curricula to improve quality and enhance productivity and profitability. Accomplished in ADDIE and Mager instructional design methodologies, and the Kirkpatrick Model of Evaluation. Proficient...

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Service Description

Provide technical and soft skill instructional design and development and training facilitation services for small-, medium-sized, and Fortune 500 companies.

Analysis:

• Analyze client organizations’ needs, author comprehensive training plans and proposals.

• Conduct needs, job, and task analyses, and identify performance gaps.

Personal Profiles and Assessments:

• Administer and conduct personal profile assessments and training.

Design and Development:

• Design and develop performance improvement interventions that support business strategies.

• Create, implement, and manage technical, professional development, onboarding and cooperative education programs and learning curricula.

• Determine most effective instructional methodologies, define expected outcomes and competencies, and create engaging learning solutions.

• Prepare learner and program objectives, and create high-quality, interactive learning solutions that result in improved employee performance and enhance productivity and profitability.

• Design and develop job aids; games; video scripts; administrator’s, instructor’s, and participants’ materials; visuals; and other performance support tools.

Curriculum Evaluation and Revision:

• Evaluate curriculum effectiveness and training impact.

• Revise curriculum materials to target performance gaps and support business objects.

Facilitation:

• Present information and direct highly interactive learning experiences utilizing blended learning strategies...

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Employment

Self-Employed
Consultant - Instructional Design
2008 - Present
• Analyzed client organizations’ needs, created and presented training proposals, and designed and developed performance improvement interventions to support clients’ business strategies.
Ariel Corporation
Training & Development Specialist
2005 - 2008
• Pioneered organization’s first university cooperative education program from initial concept through end-of-term student assessment and follow-up. Gained cooperation of operations and...
Self-Employed
Instructional & Curriculum Design Consultant
1994 - 1996
• Analyzed client organizations’ needs and authored and presented training proposals to address business issues and support corporate goals. Advised upper-level executives regarding human capital...
ARA Services (now ARAmark) - ARA/CORY Division
Manager, Training & Development
1991 - 1993
• Designed, developed, implemented, evaluated, and executed training programs for exempt and non-exempt employees in the 1,250-person division. Managed a Senior Training Specialist and secretary;...
Self-Employed
Training & Instructional Design Consultant
1989 - 1991
• Provided technical and soft skill instructional design and development and training facilitation services in production, manufacturing, sales, and financial environments for small, medium-sized,...
Pacific-Volt Information Systems
Training Specialist
1989 - 1989
• Authored a comprehensive proposal for a leadership development conference, complete with objectives, rationale, structure, and budget, winning approval from Pacific Bell executives after others’...

Education

Jacksonville State University
BA Music
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University of Alabama - Birmingham
Education
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Jacksonville State University
BS Education
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Bowling Green State University
Pursuing Executive Masters of Organization Dev
2011 - Present
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instructional design
training
learning
project management
facilitation
development
Kirkpatrick
evaluation
analysis
implementation
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