c/o ELS Language Center
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 11584
English as a Second Language, Teacher Training; Curriculum Development; Communications; Distance Education; Organizational Development; Project Management; Human Resource Planning; Broadcasting; Children's Television and the Internet.
Teaching all levels
to adults whose first language is Arabic.
Supervising and providing professional development training to elementary school teachers in ESL. Held workshops in Computer Assisted Language Learning and My First Web Page. Conducted a formative evaluation of the training program.
Taught beginners and intermediate adults in the workplace and in Centre Linguista classsrooms.
Developed and taught online writing program for intermediate and advanced students. Students received daily feedback on their work and carried on a dialogue with their online instructor.
Consulting services in communications, education, vocational training and human resource development. Worked for Movement for Canadian Literacy and Unaaq Inc. in Ottawa. Clients in Québec included Universalia, Taqramiut Nipingat Inc., Aboriginal Business Canada and Maison Waseskun House. Completed training cost-effectiveness study for the Nunavut Implementation Training Committee. Produced TV series on Aboriginal Exporters. Produced the Story of Nunavut a multi-media kiosk presentation. Planned for Internet infrastructure development in Nunavik (Qc.). Developed the Waseskun Community Network, an electronic training and support Intranet for Aboriginal caregivers. Concept, research and proposal to create the Aboriginal Writing Network.
Coordination and development of Inuit management training programs for 400 participants. Initiated and managed a national pilot project to demonstrate interactive televised instruction.
Developed and delivered training
programs in journalism, radio, television and newspaper production,
community radio and management to a staff of over 50. Coordinated
five-year plan, new James Bay TV and Radio service, and Cree Children's
TV series. Taught English as a second language.
Private practice, various clients.
Wrote a two-year training curriculum for Inuvialuit Communications Society (Inuvik, NWT). Evaluated the Northern Native Broadcast Access Program for the Secretary of State, Evaluated Wawatay television training program.
Instructor, Training Director and
OkalaKatiget Society, Nain, Labrador
Managed the start-up of an organization
providing radio, television, newspaper and trail radio services
to Northern Labrador Inuit. Hired and developed skills of staff
of 18. Constructed and Installed studio facilities. Taught journalism
in English as a second language.
1980 - 1982
Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, Baker Lake, N.W.T.
Trained Inukshuk Project staff at the Keewatin TV Production Center. Fostered the development of an innovative regional program formats. Advisor to project Director. This pioneering project led to the creation of the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation.
Labrador Inuit Association, Nain, Labrador
Conducted field study on Inuit
communications needs for the establishment of a regional communications
Online Guide Training, Certificate, Connected
University (Pepperdine) California. 1999.
Masters of Arts - School of Education, Bishop's University, Lennoxville. May, 1999.
Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate - Bishop's University, Lennoxville. May, 1999.
French Immersion - McGill University, Montreal, 1978.
Bachelor of Arts - Communications & Anthropology, Concordia University, Montreal, 1976.
Center for Social Action and Change - Antioch College, Baltimore, 1973.
Matriculation - Thetford Mines High School, Quebec, 1972
Software: PageMaker, HTML, Word, Excel, PageMill®, Illustrator Photoshop and Grammar 3D.
References available upon request.