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Project Title: Let's Talk About Food
Tools: Articulate Storyline 360
Responsibilities: Instructional design, eLearning development.
Audience: Clients, members, and partners of organization working on climate activism and action.
Keywords: eLearning, interactivity, humor, clean and bold design.
Overview: This project explores the relationship between food and greenhouse gas emissions in a fun and engaging way. Utilizing a "learning by doing" approach advocated by experiential learning theory, learners are given only the necessary information to make sense of an interactive experience that enables them to explore the different impacts of their food choice. Since the goal of the experience is to foster behavior and mindset change, it is designed to be transformative. In this way, it simplifies complex concepts, makes learning personal, taps into prior knowledge and beliefs, stimulates critical thinking, and provides additional resources for future steps.
Project Title: Idea Tree Tool
Tools: Camtasia (Trial Version)
Responsibilities: Instructional design, video production, graphic design.
Audience: Leaders and facilitators of meetings and brainstorming sessions.
Keywords: Microlearning, fun, upbeat, skill development.
Overview: This project focuses on the design of a microlearning activity utilizing a short video to explain the idea tree tool as an alternative to traditional brainstorming sessions. It gives quick and clear information about how to utilize the tool. With about 2 minutes of video content, learners can explore the video from their laptops, tablets, or phones without the need of audio (which is added for additional mood setting). The content for the activity was provided by the subject matter expert (SME) through an existing published article.
Project: How to Effectively Lead Remote Teams
Responsibilities: Instructional design and development.
Audience: Entrepreneurs with limited experience in remote management.
Keywords: Virtual facilitator-led, engagement, high-energy, remote work, soft skills
Overview: This facilitator-led training was structured using Gagne's 9 events of learning. It uses mini-scenarios to showcase situations managers are likely to face and to prompt the learners to identify challenges and strategies in remote management. Opportunities for practice are presented with open ended questions that allows the facilitator to guide learners and build upon prior knowledge while providing real-time feedback. For better retention, the challenges and strategies are summarized in one slide presented at the beginning and end of of the course with a mnemonic device.
Project: Online Workshop Design and Facilitation
Tools: Miro, Zoom
Responsibilities: Instructional design, facilitation, Miro template design, evaluation.
Audience: Young adult learners enrolled on sustainability course at UC Irvine.
Keywords: Online collaboration, brainstorming, remote group work, fun, interactivity.
Overview: The instructional design for this course focused on maximizing opportunities for engagement, interactivity, and group work while remote. Using exercises templated developed on Miro, the live instructor-led workshops got participants to share their thoughts and complete work with others. The icebreaker activities and the small group discussions using breakout rooms enabled team building and development of trust amongst participants.
Project: Climate Change Coloring Book
Tools: Google Slides
Responsibilities: Instructional design, content development, graphic design.
Audience: Girl Scouts group (6 to 7 years old).
Keywords: Fun, interactive, children, simple, short.
Overview: The Girl Scout's climate badge encourages participants to learn more about Climate Change. This coloring book was created to make a 30-minute presentation with no use of other technology more, fun, interactive, and effective. The book simplifies complex concepts to an age-appropriate level and uses extensive illustration to account for a beginner's literacy level. After the session, the girls were encouraged to color their books and complete the activities listed on the last pages.
Project: 5 Tips to Avoid Burnout at Work
Responsibilities: Content editing, Graphic design.
Audience: Organization members, employees, and managers.
Keywords: Job aid, conciseness, clarity, colorful.
Overview: This job aid is part of the organization's efforts to bring ethics of care into the workplace by keeping it front of mind. The job aid is easy and pleasant to look at and provides the basic information in a clear and structured manner as to foster quick recall and behavior change.
Project: Six Sigma DMAIC
Responsibilities: Content editing, graphic design.
Audience: Employees and managers expected to apply six sigma to their projects.
Keywords: Job aid, conciseness, clarity, colorful.
Overview: The job aid assists employees in recalling the basic phases of project continuous improvement utilizing six sigma tools and principles. Laying out the steps succinctly, the job aid helps employees focus on the key basic steps and get back on track when projects derail.