Keith A. Quesenberry
To the Center for Leadership Eduction, I bring 17 years of communication experience as an associate creative director and copywriter on marketing campaigns for large International Fortune 500 companies to small regional businesses.
Here I lead and develop multiple communications and marketing courses from traditional to social media. I pull from my professional experience, teach theory, and use interactive methods to inspire and help prepare future leaders in today's fast paced innovation driven business environment.
I am also active in academic research. I have published journal articles, lead workshops and presented at academic conferences including AAA and AEJMC.
Specialties: Branding, integrated marketing communication, advertising, PR, social media, presentations, creative thinking, copywriting and interactive teaching methods.
Xena Crystal Li-chin Huang
David Green is Principal at Knowledge Culture, a consultancy offering research services and resources for cultural heritage professionals.
Gary R Carlson
Dr. Gary Carlson has had over 42 years of experience in the academic field. He started with his first teaching job working with incarcerated youth age 18 and younger. Later he was teaching at the high school level and coaching football, basketball and track in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1970, he became the first special education teacher in a Jr. High School in Omaha. His love for special education and the challenges in the public schools with the educationally challenged youth in the public schools he accepted the position of Supervisor for Special Education. Later he would become a Director of Special Education for 33 school districts in Iowa. After five years he accepted the challenge of running a school at a children’s home and became their main fund raiser which resulted in a new school, gymnasium and housing. In 1990, Dr. Carlson became a Campus Director for a business college in Lincoln, Nebraska. Most recently Dr. Gary Carlson was the very first Vice President for Academic Affairs for ITT Technical Institute in the corporate office in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was responsible for academic administration and academic leadership for 127 colleges. After 14 years with ITT he retired. Within a short period of time he started gCarlson Inc. a consulting company for higher education colleges and universities.
During the past 42 years Dr. Carlson has been President for a school board, President for the State of Nebraska Council for Exceptional Children, served on many APSCU committees, has worked with ACICS for 21 years as an evaluator, committee member, Commissioner and currently Chair for ACICS. He has always stayed close to teaching and instruction by teaching at Crieghton University, online teaching and conducting training for faculty in colleges and Universities.
University of Nebraska at Omaha-----B.S. Secondary Education
University of Nebraska at Omaha----M.S. Special Education
University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE. Ed.D. Administration, Curriculum and Instruction
Peter J. Taylor
Peter Taylor is a Professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston where he teaches and directs undergraduate and graduate programs on critical thinking, reflective practice, and science-in-society. His research and writing focuses on the complexity of environmental and health sciences in their social context, incl. Unruly Complexity: Ecology, Interpretation, Engagement (U. Chicago Press, 2005).
iThink Digital. iLearn Digital. iTeach Digital.
Current Position: ELMS Administrator/ University of Maryland
Alternative Position: Freelance/Consultant www.starbrite.info
Tweets about: Education, Technology, Life, Art, People, Philosophy, Music
Location: Mid-Atlantic, East Coast
Dr. Elizabeth Romero is an electronic engineer from Universidad National Autónoma de México. She holds a master in computer science from Tecnológico de Monterrey, a master in education from Western Kentucky University, and a Ph.D in Organizational Development from the University of Louisville, USA. From 1995 to 2003, she was the director of the Virtual University at Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City Campus. For the last eight years, she has been a Senior Instructional Designer in the Office of Distance Learning at Western Kentucky University (WKU) where she provides consultation and training to faculty in developing online courses. Additionally, she teaches technology-related graduate level courses in the School of Teacher Education at WKU.
Academic program developer, coach and project manager with significant expertise in course design, curriculum planning, online teaching, training, coaching & mentoring and major event logistics & execution.
In depth knowledge of media education and of integrating the Internet and new media into teaching & learning. Researching, developing, administering and evaluating large and small scale adult education courses, conferences, seminars and study tours. Design and teach workshops for teachers on web and data mining, document publishing, grant writing and the use of social media tools.
My experience in course programming and media education spans nearly 10 years. Most recently I was a Program Development Specialist for Teachers College, Columbia University until our organization was closed as a result of restructuring. At Teachers College I liaised with faculty and administration to research, develop, administer and evaluate hundreds of large and small scale adult education courses, conferences and study tours.
I am best known for my soup to nuts approach to academic project management, and I add a unique blend of coaching and mentoring support to thought leaders in their field who want to communicate for ultimate impact with their students in the new millennium.
David Bogen received his B.A. in philosophy from Macalester College and his M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from Boston University. He is currently the Vice President Academic + Provost at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada. He is the author of Order Without Rules: Critical Theory and the Logic of Conversation(SUNY Press: 1999) and, with Michael Lynch, The Spectacle of History: Speech, Text, and Memory at the Iran-Contra Hearings (Duke University Press, 1996) as well as numerous articles, book chapters, and reviews that explore the intersection of language, technology, and everyday orders of social practice. His most recent work focuses on social, organizational, and perceptual issues in the design of computer mediated interactive environments.
Richard Kenneth Alistair White
Michael J. Ebeling
Head of School at Summit School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Sandra Sinfield is University Teaching Fellow at London Metropolitan University and a member of the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education. With Tom Burns, she has produced teaching and learning resources since working with Learning Curve Productions(their video 'Take Control' won the 1998 IVCA gold award for education). Currently they are producing the third edition of their textbook: Essential Study Skills: the complete guide to success at university for Sage publications, London, England.
Catherine O'Mahony completed a BSc in Biochemistry in University College Cork and an MSc in Science Communication in Dublin City University and Queen's University, Armagh. She then worked as a freelance science journalist prior to working with WWF's European Policy Office, Brussels, as their Communications Coordinator. She returned to Ireland to pursue a Doctorate of Science in UCC investigating innovative ways to broaden public input into science policy decision-making and she has recently submitted her doctoral thesis.
Catherine began work with the National Academy in 2009 and helps coordinate NAIRTL's events, press and communications, as well as researching and coordinating details relating to the Supervisor Support working group.
David R. Burns
Associate Professor David R. Burns holds a MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design. After practicing digital media art in New York City for nearly a decade and teaching at Parsons School of Design and Pratt Institute in Manhattan, David joined the faculty of Southern Illinois University. David developed Southern Illinois University’s first 3D computer animation sequence of courses and its first 3D computer modeling and animation lab. David specializes in teaching 3D computer modeling, animation, and media arts theory and practice.
David takes an interdisciplinary approach to art combining a variety of mediums including 3D computer modeling and animation, digital video, sound design, and physical computing to push the boundaries of artistic expression. David's creative work has been exhibited internationally at art galleries, museums, film festivals, and public screenings. Most notably, his digital animation work has been screened at the National Film Theater in London, the National Media Museum in England, the Red Stick International Animation Festival in Baton Rouge, and the Chelsea Art Museum in New York City. David’s research has been presented and published at numerous international conferences including ISEA 2008 - the International Symposium on Electronic Art in Singapore, ISEA 2009 in Ireland, and the Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA) 2010 international conference in London.
Hayley Ashby is a Network & Multimedia Librarian and an Associate Professor at Riverside City College.