Elizabeth Melvin

Elizabeth Melvin

Assistant Professor

Location
Greater Chicago Area
Industry
Education Management

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Elizabeth Melvin's Summary

Accomplished professional with demonstrated capabilities in instruction, writing, time management, stress management, and motivation. Committed to supporting students in developing essential lifelong learning skills. Project based thinker who enjoys research and exploration for developing effective solutions. Passionate about writing and highly interested in collaborating with emerging and established authors. Devoted to community and self-improvement.

Elizabeth Melvin's Experience

NonFiction Editor

Pitkin Review

January 2014Present (9 months)

Review quarterly submissions, Write synopsis evaluating publication recommendations for each submission, participation in session review meetings, collaborate with genre editor and peers

Assistant Professor

Colorado Technical University

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Education Management industry

September 2009Present (5 years 1 month)

• Working with students both in house and online
• Maintaining course materials online and create and managing online discussion boards as an element of each course
• 24 hour response time to student communication
• Quarterly cohort meetings, curriculum meetings, and Vice Provost meetings
• Adaptation and integration of new training while providing feedback for further development
• Subject matter expert for the introduction course (INTD/UNIV)

Faculty Development Facilitator

Colorado Technical University

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Education Management industry

August 2011October 2012 (1 year 3 months) colorado technical university

• Creation of new faculty certification and on-boarding for online instruction. This required the development of programmatic outcomes including creating a familiarity with the proprietary learning management system
• Creation and implementation of professional learning community area for all faculty (ground and online)
• Research of current and industry trends in adult education and teaching strategies. Continued development as a trainer and facilitator through conferences and collaboration with peers
• Implementation and development of quarterly in services which consisted of hour long interactions presenting theory followed by an application activity
• Faculty Summit coordinator 2012 which requires the creation of a place online and the content of the annual faculty summit for professional development and training
• New user testing for campus upgrades and improvements
• Participation in training and development at the request of faculty chair and program managers.
• Tracking faculty development and professional development credit
• Participation in 2 conferences annually. Encouraged reading, presenting and publication at said conferences
• Student retention through faculty development and faculty retention through recognition
• Accreditation, FERPA, and compliance training annually at the behest of senior leadership upon request

Elizabeth Melvin's Skills & Expertise

  1. Distance Learning
  2. Adult Education
  3. Staff Development
  4. Instructional Design
  5. Public Speaking
  6. Faculty Development
  7. Curriculum Development
  8. Teaching
  9. Higher Education
  10. Curriculum Design
  11. E-Learning
  12. Educational Technology
  13. Instructional Technology
  14. Academic Administration
  15. Admissions
  16. Student Affairs
  17. Classroom
  18. Educational Leadership
  19. College Teaching
  20. Academic Advising
  21. Courses

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Elizabeth Melvin's Education

Goddard College

Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Creative Writing

20132015 (expected)

Pitkin Review Genre Editor

Activities and Societies: Pitkin Review, Session Facilitator June 2014

American InterContinental University

Master of Education (M.Ed.), Curriculum and Instruction

20082009

Columbia College of Chicago

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Fiction Writing

20012004

Activities and Societies: 24 Hour Breakneck Theater Festival

Elizabeth Melvin's Additional Information

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Associated Writers and Writing Programs (AWP)

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