Mike Simpson – Resume-CV 2016

Educator interested in teaching, training, design, media and e-learning

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I’ve worked in education for fifteen years and design-media for twenty years. I’m interested in the convergence of disciplines like web design, video production and educational technology. I’m currently pursuing a certificate in e-learning and building online courses.

Design, Media, Education, Training

Summary and Selected Highlights

Education:

  • E-Learning Certificate (University of Toronto)
  • BA, Urban Geography, (University of Toronto)
  • Graphic Design-Media, Adv. Diploma (Centennial College)
  • TESL ON. certificate (CCLCS)
  • Post-TESL Language Training for Employment certificate (Humber College)
  • Adobe Train the Trainer (Adobe Education Exchange)

Recent Presentations (2012-2016):

  • E-Portfolios for Education
  • Turn it on: Creating Digital Capability in the Classroom
  • DIY LMS (Do-it-yourself Learning Management Systems)
  • Mobile Apps for Teachers
  • Adobe for Education
  • WordPress and the Classroom

Mike has presented with George Brown College, TESL Toronto, TESL Ontario, and TESL Durham.

Recent Projects:

Skills Summary:

– Education technology (LMS, e-learning, course design, authoring)
– Teaching and training (English, computers, web software)

– Graphic design (print, websites, interactive)
– Website design (WordPress, Divi)
– Video production (audio, video, music, motion graphics)

Employment (2010-2016):

– MS Design Media Education 2012-present (freelance designer / media producer)
– George Brown College 2012, 2014 (instructor EAP English)
– St. Stephen’s Community House 2011, 2012 (trainer, instructor)
– CCLCS 2009-2011 (TESL trainer, workshop facilitator)

Graphic:Learning and Content Management Systems - Training by Mike Simpson

An example of training offered by Mike is an in-depth look at the virtues of learning and content management stems. Learn more about Mike’s training: http://mikesimpson.ms/training

Learn how to design, plan, build and manage your own website-blog CMS OR LMS (Content Learning Management System). Master the organization of documents and media in your own efficient and reliable online portal. Trainers/Educators: Add student docs, media like audio and video, blog posts, discussion forums, calendars, polls, games, quizzes, study aids and other interactive content. Explore open source, free LMS systems used by professional trainers and educators around the world. Bonus: Go paperless! Minimize the need to print or make excessive photocopies of course content.

Contact

Please contact me at:

mike@mikesimpson.ms
1-416-837-4981