I was a writer, I was an editor. Before I was an editor, I was
a teacher. Before I was a teacher, I was a learner. And a learner,
I remain first and foremost.
an independent, self-directed college degree, I pursued a master's
degree in education at Harvard University. My experience at Harvard
solidified my commitment to lifelong learning.
followed that interest in the field of innovative health education
for all ages, working on the nationally validated Learning for
Life project. As such, I spoke at dozens of conferences in the
U.S. and abroad, trained hundreds of teachers, and increased
our customer base by 1000 percent for three consecutive years.
turned my talents to technical education and communication. Working
for Lotus Development Corporation, I steeped myself in the world
of high-tech courseware. I learned the ins and outs of writing
for a technical audience and teaching adults to master new technology.
later, I launched a career as a freelance technical writer, editor,
and course developer. Now, after twelve years working on dozens
of projects for clients such as Sybase, Microsoft Press, Macromedia,
NetGenesis, Lotus, and Osborne/McGraw-Hill, I am more excited
than ever about the potential of technology to extend our capabilities
and broaden our minds.
increasingly devoted myself to instruction design and e-learning
as a way to bring technology to the field of education. Working
for universities, corporate education services, publishers, and
e-learning content providers, I have become skilled at designing
and writing interactive, reusable, online learning modules.
solo or with some of my highly qualified colleagues, I'm
looking forward to putting my skills and enthusiasm to work for
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