SUMMARY RESUMÉ

ROBIN E. LAWRASON, PhD

 

 

EDUCATION       Honours BA. English & History, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, 1964

                             English and History Teaching Certificate, Ontario College of Education, 1966

M.Ed. Educational Media, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1970.

Ph.D. Educational Technology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 1972.

 

POSITIONS       President, Programa pro Niños Incapacitados del Lago, A.C., 2004-07. Ajijic, Jalisco Mexico.

Program Director, Ajijic Festival Internacional de Cine, 1998-2002. Ajijic, Jalisco Mexico.

Director, Media Learning Center, Temple University, 1974-1998. Philadelphia, PA.

Assistant Professor, Educational Media, University of British Columbia, 1972-1974,

Vancouver, BC.

Graduate Teaching Assistants, University of Florida and Arizona State University, 1969-1972.

High School English Teacher, 1964-1969. Hamilton and North York, Ontario.

 

SKILLS:               Teaching:  Teach English language; media design, development and management; writing skills; and writing for research, technical and business applications.

 

Instructional Design:  Design and develop instructional materials in audio,

photo, print, video and computer formats.

 

Media and Human Resource Management:  Manage media facilities and staff for serving student independent study, faculty check out of software and hardware, and production services.

 

Professional Writing:  Write reports, scripts, proposals, and journal articles.

 

                        Organization: Plan and promote annual Film Festival; develop bylaws and administrative structure

for Mexican charity group, Niños Incapacitados.

 

Computer: Develop graphic displays (Powerpoint) and web pages for teaching, media center, film festival and Niños Incapacitados; teach computer skills (word processing, data bases, internet and email use, web page design)

 

PROFESSIONAL Member and office holders: Association for Educational Communications & Technology; International Association for Learning Labs.  Journal articles published in educational media journals on instructional design, lab management and media production. Workshop and conference presentations at AECT, ACTFL, AERA & IALL meetings.

 

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