Adam Nemeroff


Work Experience

Dartmouth College - Information Technology Services  (EdTech Team)

Hanover, NH - September 2014 - Present

Instructional Designer

  • Consult with faculty on course design for both face-to-face and hybrid learning experiences.
  • Designer, developer, and lead for the OperaX team to develop An Introduction to Italian Opera, a MOOC on edx.org.
  • Build relationships with faculty in departments within the social sciences.
  • Design, implement and administer our Salesforce CRM environment.
  • Support and administer EdTech owned applications including: Canvas LMS, WordPress at Dartmouth, and other tools. 
  • Supervise "Team Social," the EdTech Team of students and staff working on our social media.
  • Create and implement social and communications strategy and plan for Educational Technologies (@DartEdTech).
  • Editor-in-Chief and lead for the Dartmouth EdTech Connection, a monthly newsletter created with Mailchimp.

University of Connecticut – Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (eCampus Instructional Design and Development)

Storrs, CT - May 2012 - August 2014

Instructional Designer and Developer

  • Design faculty development workshops introducing online learning, course design, Google Apps, and Quality Matters.
  • Develop strong relationships and trust with faculty through faculty development consultations.
  • Consult with faculty on course design (using the ADDIE model and Quality Matters).
  • Develop e-learning environments and materials based on instructional needs (face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online).
  • Develop strategies for innovative and engaging formative and summative assessment (projects, assignments, portfolios).
  • Evaluate quality of instruction and learning outcomes using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
  • Create faculty development resource site for online faculty (kb.ecampus.uconn.edu).
  • Projects include: digital media, math, science, public policy, history/classics, human development, marketing, and pharmacy.

Teaching American History – EastConn

Hampton, CT - August 2011 – May 2012

Instructional Resource Intern

  • Develop lesson plans integrating primary sources and technology.
  • Collaborate with project teachers to improve instructional design needs and revise lesson planning.
  • Conduct workshops with project teachers about education technology and teaching resource discovery.

University of Connecticut – Student Affairs Information Technology HuskyTech

 Storrs, CT - August 2007 - May 2012

Student Manager

  • Develop ongoing portfolio assessment system using authentic, formal, formative, and summative assessment methodologies.
  • Compile employee feedback and evaluations.
  • Design and manage HuskyTech website including knowledge base receiving more than 3,000 unique visitors per month.
  • Design public relations materials including: brochures, displays, flyers, and advertisements.
  • Develop marketing strategy utilizing social media and outreach methods.

Training Developer and Instructor

  • Develop training environments using: Blackboard, Google Apps (Sites and Drive), and Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Design curriculum, assessments, and lessons using Understanding by Design principles.
  • Create training targeting job skills and knowledge (software repair, networking, malware, and customer service skills).
  • Develop and analyze authentic assessments (formative and summative) to measure course goals.

Manchester High School

Manchester, CT - January 2011 – May 2011

Student Teacher

  • Student taught four sections of both United States and World History.
  • Assessed student knowledge using authentic, traditional, formative, and summative assessments.
  • Differentiated instruction based on individual needs and diverse populations (ELLs, students with IEPs, gifted learners).

Presentations

"Six Degrees of Separation: Connected Approaches to Faculty Engagement." Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX, February 2016.

“Beyond blending: thinking about MOOC’s as tools for teaching and social change.” Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Blended Learning Conference. Denver, CO, July 2015.

“A hybrid online/on-ground laboratory experience in anatomy and physiology.” Teaching Professor Conference. Boston, MA, June 2014.

“An interactive graphing activity.” American Economic Association.  Philadelphia, PA, January 2014.

"Preparing to teach online: Lessons from the university-wide faculty development for high quality online teaching." NERA Conference. Rocky Hill, CT, October 2013.

Teaching Experiences

  • UNIV 1800 – University Skills – University’s first year experience course – Fall 2012 – Fall 2014
  • Pharm.D Academic Rotation – Guest Lecturer - Adding Instructional Design to Your Toolbox – Fall 2012 – Summer 2014
  • EPSY 5240 – Interactive Learning Environments – Guest Lecturer – Collaborative Course Design and Faculty Development - Spring 2014
  • EDCI 4210W – Social Studies Teaching Methods – Guest Lecturer – Using Technology in the Social Studies Classroom – Fall 2012
  • U.S. and World History – Manchester High School – Spring 2011

Skills

  • Operating Systems and Platforms - Windows, Mac, Linux, WinBuilderPE, iOS (v.3-7), Android, Chrome OS, and VMware.
  • Programming Languages – HTML, CSS, some Java Script -- continuing learning with CodeAcademy, W3schools, and HarvardX – CS50.
  • Software - MS Office 365 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, InfoPath), Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Illustrator, Apple iMovie and GarageBand.
  • Web Software - MS SharePoint (Site Development, Workflows, and Project Management); Wikis; and Problem Tracking (Request Tracker)
  • Web 2.0 – Twitter (@adamnem and @dartedtech), Facebook, LinkedIn, Blogger, and WordPress.
  • LMS –  Canvas (including admin and LTI integration) edX Studio, Blackboard Learn, WebCT Vista; GoogleApps for teaching;
  • Instructional Technologies – Camtasia Studio, Adobe Captivate, Cerego, Piazza, Techsmith Relay, Mediasite

Volunteer and Committee Service Experiences

  • Educause 7 Things You Should Know – Reading Committee Member – Summer 2015 to Present
  • UnX – University edX users
  • Google Apps at UConn – Committee Member – representing the teaching and learning community.  – Fall 2013 to Present

Awards, Training, and Professional Development

  • Teaching Historical Inquiry with Objects course on edx.org with SmithsonianX - edX Honor Certificate - November 2015
  • ITIL® Foundation Level (License #9980018936518164) – February 2015
  • Badges Short Course - Educause Learning Initiative - Fall 2015
  • Quality Matters – Applying the Quality Matters Rubric – Fall 2013
  • Information Security Certification (FERPA and HIPAA) certification - University Information Technology Services - Fall 2011
  • Thomas P. Weinland Scholarship for Excellence in Social Studies Teaching – Recipient - April 2011
  • Robert E. and Gladys B. Dunn Scholarship for Developing Global Teachers – Recipient - April 2011
  • Eagle Scout - Boy Scouts of America - March 2007