Instructional Production Specialist
As an instructional production specialist for Learning Design, Dave primarily supports a pilot project testing new workflows and procedures for developing, implementing, and maintaining online courses. Dave collaborates with instructional designers and instructional support specialists to provide technical and administrative support for over 100 repeat course sections. He creates and maintains documentation related to the courses and projects he supports in addition to actively exploring ways of innovating tasks and systems to increase efficiency.
Dave brings with him over a decade of professional experience across a variety of industries. In prior positions, Dave has worked as an adult English as a Second Language instructor and program assistant, a quality control checker for legal transcripts, and a client service representative for a staffing agency. Dave also has diverse experience in the areas of online learning and computer-based training, having contributed to the design and development of a variety of online courses, serious games, and custom software products commissioned by government and higher education clients. In addition to his production experiences, Dave is an online learner himself, having earned a master of arts in Educational Technology online from Michigan State University.
In his spare time, Dave enjoys photography, traveling, and gaming.