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Carleen Shaffer
Works at Clemson University
Attended National-Louis University
Lives in Raleigh, North Carolina
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Resource Document: Coming Soon
Featured Guests:+Michelle Pacansky-Brock +David Theriault +Matthew Payne

The purpose of this hangout is to learn how to cultivate, grow and leverage vibrant communities in a virtual or blended class and share instructional strategies that will maximize the potential of the community to boost learning. #aismooc 

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This Hangout On Air is hosted by Chris Long. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Interesting ASU / edX partnership

Arizona State University, one of the nation’s largest universities, is joining with edX, a nonprofit online venture founded by M.I.T. and Harvard, to offer an online freshman year that will be available worldwide with no admissions process and full university credit.

In the new Global Freshman Academy, each credit will cost $200, but students will not have to pay until they pass the courses, which will be offered on the edX platform as MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses.
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Although some instructors are phasing out journal-keeping assignments in favor of a class blog, a study has found that blogs are not inherently better instructional tools. Drew Foster, a doctoral candidate in sociology at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, recently said so in a paper, ...
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Smartphones are fueling a shift in the communication landscape for teens. Nearly three-quarters of teens now use smartphones and 92% of teens report going online daily — including 24% who say they go online "almost constantly."
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eLearning Consultant, Adjunct Faculty
Skills
Instructional Design, E-Learning, Instructional Technology, Adult Education, Teaching, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, K12
Employment
  • Clemson University
    Online Instructional Resources Developer at Clemson Online, present
  • Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
    Adjunct Faculty/Course Designer, 2012 - present
  • Claremont Graduate University
    Director of Academic Computing, 2010 - 2013
  • Sungard Higher Education
    Senior Academic Technology Consultant, 2000 - 2009
  • Ozark Technical Community College
    Adjunct Faculty/Course Designer, 2010 - 2011
  • National Louis University
    Adjunct Faculty/Course Designer, 2005 - 2009
  • North Carolina State University
    Adjunct Faculty, 2009 - 2009
  • AT&T/Lucent Technologies
    Corporate Technology Consultant, 1998 - 2000
  • Millbrook High School
    High School Technology Teacher, 1992 - 1998
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Currently
Raleigh, North Carolina
Previously
Southern Illinois - Claremont, California
Story
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Experienced Educator|Instructional Technology Professional|Social Media Faculty|E-Learning Leader
Introduction
Instructional technology professional with 20+ years experience as an educator at the K12, Corporate and Higher Education levels. Current responsibilities include assisting faculty and institutions with planning, developing and delivering online courses and programs that utilize sound pedagogical strategies and instructional design as well as effective use of technology and multimedia to enhance student engagement. Broad and comprehensive knowledge and experience in distance education including teaching online, faculty professional development, online course and program development, instructional design principles, and participation in strategic planning. Goals: 1) optimization of the student experience through effective use of technology in the classroom and/or online 2) student retention and success.
Education
  • National-Louis University
    Doctorate in Adult Education
  • California State University - East Bay
    Masters in Education, Online Teaching & Learning Option
  • University of Illinois Champaign Urbana
    Bachelor of Science in Business
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Female