Anne-Marie Armstrong, Ph.D
Anne-Marie Armstrong received her PhD in Instructional Design and Development from the University of South Alabama in 1998 working on various design projects for the US Navy and on multimedia courseware development for the Federal Aviation Agency. She moved to the Boston area and was an Instructional Designer and Training Manager for Raytheon and Lucent. She received her professional logistician certification while working the defense corridor and applied human factors to interface design. She consulted for the Government Printing Office and the Architect of the Capitol in Washington, DC. While in that city she received a certificate in Museum Studies from George Washington University. She has designed and developed museum web sites and Teacher Resources for the Smithsonian. Anne-Marie returned to her home state of Michigan in May of 2005 and worked for Ford Motor Company Asia Pacific Marketing and in faculty development at Wayne State University where she specialized in mobile learning, multi-media instructional strategies, and moving brick and mortar courses online. Dr. Armstrong presently teaches in the Computer Science Department at Colorado Technical University. Courses include Business Strategies for Emerging Media, Usability and Interaction and Action Research. Anne-Marie volunteers at an International Wildlife Refuge near her home and enjoys travel and the arts.
Presenter for the Following Session
- Web Tools and Media uses in Online and Ground Coursework
Presentation will include tips, ideas, suggestions and sample lesson plans that incorporate web-based sites and tools. Will cover the use of iBooks and iMovie, curation as an instructional and research tool, creating visual assignments using informatics. Examples that can be adapted for many content areas will be demonstrated along with links to sites and available tools. Content will be related to learning objectives and can be re-used as learning objects.
- Participation Matters: Evaluating Shared Leadership in Online Games
This session reflects on how to foster shared leadership opportunities for group work in online learning environments through the study of how the leadership role was shared between virtual team members in an online game. Highlights from the study feature the game environment that was designed by Air University’s Innovations and Integrations Division, the research methods, instruments and a summary of the findings that may assist educators in their online course development.