EDUCATION

 University of Massachusetts, Boston MA: 2012-2013.  Master’s Degree, Education   Concentration:  Instructional Design
Suffolk University, Boston, MA: 2006-2008.  Master’s Degree, Public Administration  
University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA: 2004-2006.  Master’s Degree, American Studies;  Concentration:  Gender & Sexuality/Popular Culture
North Shore Community College, Lynn, MA: 2002-2004. Associate’s Degree, Criminal Justice     
Salem State University, Salem, MA: 1997-2001. Bachelor of Arts, History; Honors Program, Minor: English/Writing 


COLLEGE INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Regis College, Weston, MA

             Instructional Designer, 8/2016-Present

Guide and support faculty through learning about, developing, and executing hybrid and online courses. Provide resources and workshops to support faculty in using technology in pedagogically sound ways for online, hybrid, and traditional courses.  Facilitate an online course and develop further courses on best practices in teaching and learning in online and hybrid courses.


North Shore Community College, Lynn/Danvers, MA
             Coordinator of Instructional Design:  12/11-07/2016
Create, find, and share resources, tools, and research for faculty to use for instruction.  Conduct workshops on how to effectively integrate technology into face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses with pedagogically sound practices.  Guide ten to fifteen faculty to develop online and hybrid courses each year.  Revise and teach a course for faculty in online and hybrid teaching. 
             Adjunct Faculty:  09/06-Present
Courses Taught:  American Literature I (Hybrid) & II; World Literature I; World History I & II; US History II
Coursed developed and taught:  Comics in American Culture; Popular Culture and Media (Online), Introduction to GLBTQ Studies.  Share This: Social Media for Personal,  and Organizational Uses

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA:  09/08-08/2012
Visiting Lecturer
Courses Taught:  College Writing I & II; Turning Fiction into Film; Graphic Narratives; The Horror Story

Endicott College, Beverly, MA: Fall, 2012                                                              
Visiting Lecturer
Courses Taught:  American Popular Culture (Online)

University of Phoenix, Online:  08/09-03/12
 Adjunct Faculty
 Courses Taught:  Cultural Diversity (Online)

Emerson College, Boston, MA:  09/08-12/11
Visiting Lecturer                                                                               
Courses Taught: Making Monsters: Manifestations of Fear; Comics in American Culture; Love and Eroticism in Western Culture; Cultural Construction of Identity

Salem State University, Salem MA:  09/07-12/11
Visiting Lecturer                                                                               
Courses Taught:  World History I & II

Tufts University, Medford, MA:  Fall, 2008
Lecturer in the Experimental College                                                          
Courses Taught: Comics in American Culture


PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS FACILITATED 

Instructional Design Workshops:  Continuity of Learning During Emergencies, Creating and Using Instructional Videos, Digital Service Learning Projects, Flipping the Course—Big & Small Approaches, Group Projects in Online and Hybrid Courses, Hybrid Flexible Pedagogy Design, Hybrid Course Design, Mobile Devices and Learning, OER Resources Program Development, OER Course Development, Online Course     Design, Revising Online Courses, Universal Design in Online & Hybrid Learning, Using Comics in Education, Varying Assessment in Online and Hybrid Courses, Wikis for Teaching and Learning.
LMS Workshops:  Beginner, Intermediate, and Advance Use of ANGEL and Blackboard Learn, Preparing for LMS Migration, Using Third Party Vendors in Blackboard.
Web 2.0 Workshops:  Blogging, Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Slides, Google Sites, LinkedIn, Prezi, Social Media in Teaching and Learning, VoiceThreads, YouTube.
Other Relevant Workshops:  Developing Digital Identities for Students, Digital Skills for Job Searchers and Recent Graduates, Professional Development for Part-Time Faculty. 


PRESENTATIONS

  • 2016 NERCOMP Annual Conference: Providence, RI.  March, 2016.  Co-Presenter:  Sustainable Models for Creating Open & Affordable Course Materials.
  • NERCOMP: The Socially Networked Classroom & College: Using Social Media in Higher Education, Southbridge, MA.  January, 2016.  Co-Organizer & Presenter.
  • Quinsigamond Community College Technology
  • Conference,
  • January, 2016.  Co-Keynote: Open to Change:  Revisiting Instruction Through the Library and Open Educational Resources (OER).North Shore Community College’s Forum on Tolerance,
  • North Shore Community College’s Forum on Tolerance,October 2015. Presentation: Changing Lives Through Literature: An Introduction.
  • NERCOMP: Continuity of Learning,October 2015.  Presentation: The Snowpocalypse Has Been Postponed Indefinitely: Using Hybrid Flexible Design.
  • 21st Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference,October 2015.  Co-presenter: Examining the Building Blocks for an Effective Blended Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Learning Model.
  • Blackboard Day at Bridgewater State Univeristy August 2015.  Presentation: Plagiarism-Proofing and Versatility in Assignments in Blackboard.
  • NERCOMP Virtual Workshop, March 2015.  Presentation: Exploring Hybrid Flexible Pedagogy: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Snow Days and Love This Format. 
  • Open Ed Forum 2015, UMASS Boston, March 2015. Guest Panelist, Panel Discussion: Sustaining OE Initiatives on Campus. 
  • 2015 Innovations Conference, Boston, MA, March 2015.  Co-presenter: Connecting the Campus: Models for Cross-Campus Collaborations.
  • ELI Annual Meeting 2015. Virtual Meeting, SEM01- Innovation and Proven Practice in Online and Blended Learning.  Presenter: Slice It Any Way You Want: Using Hybrid Flexible Design for Student Learning
  • NERCOMP: Instructional Design Symposium 2015, Southbridge, MA.  January 2015.  Facilitator.
  • NERCOMP: Supporting Faculty Teaching Online, Framingham, MA.  November 2015.  Co-Presenter: Redesigning Through Universal Design.
  • NERCOMP: "F5" Your Online Course: Redesigning and Updating Online Courses, Norwood, MA.  June 2014.  Co-Organizer & Presenter.
  • 2014 Massachusetts Colleges Online Annual Conference, Bridgewater State University, June 2014.  Presentation #1: Choose Your Own EdVenture: Hybrid Flexible Pedagogy; Presentation #2: Developing Accessible Content for Student Success
  • 2014 Technology Summit, Suffolk University, May 2014.  Presentation: Flexing with Technology:  Using Your LMS and Hybrid Flexible Pedagogy.
  • 2014 Teaching and Learning Conference, North Shore Community College, May 2014.  Presentation: Choice by Design:  Using Hybrid Flexible Pedagogy to Empower Students.
  • 2013 New England Faculty Development Consortium Fall Conference. College of the Holy Cross. November.  Poster Presentation:  Hybrid Flexible Pedagogy: Engagement by Expansive Choice
  • 2013 North East Popular Culture Association Annual Conference. Saint Michael’s College.  October. Presentation:  Hyde'ous Evolution: Exploring How the Dwarfish Hyde Became the Monstrous Hulk in the Classroom.  Panel Chair:  Comics & Graphic Novels
  • NERCOMP: Creative Outreach - Supporting Academic Software with Flair. Norwood, MA.  September 2013. Co-Presenter:  Putting a Face on Academic Technology
  • 2013 Ed-Tech Day. Bridgewater State University. August: Co-Presenter: Supporting Online Group Work with Google Apps
  • 2013 Massachusetts Colleges Online Annual Conference. Bridgewater State University. June. Co-Presenter: Developing Accessible Content for Student Success.
  • 2013 Massachusetts Community Colleges' Teaching, Learning, and Student Development Conference.  Middlesex Community College. April. Presentation:  Where Faculty Fear to Tread:  Role Modeling Civility in a Digital World
  • NERCOMP Virtual Workshop. November 2012. (Co-Presenter) Presentation:  Google Apps in the Classroom
  • 2012 Popular Culture Association Annual Conference.  Boston, MA. April. Presentation:  Sterling’s Sidekicks – Audience Creation and the Rise of the Sidekick in \     Early Superhero Comics
  • The Monster Inside Us, The Monsters Around Us: Monstrosity and Humanity.  De Montfort University, UK, November 2011. Presentation:  Boundless Monstrosity: The Evolution and Intertextual Development of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Panel Chair:  Monstrous Humans/Human Monsters, Speaking and Writing the Monstrous
  • 2011 North East Popular Culture Association Annual Conference.  Danbury, CT. November. Presentation:  Boundless Monstrosity: The Evolution and Intertextual Development of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Panel Chair:  Comics & Graphic Novels
  • 2011 Common Text Workshop. University of Massachusetts, Lowell. June. Presentation:  On Using Comics In the Classroom
  • 2011 North Shore Community College’s IT Fluency Summer Institute.  Danvers, MA. June. Presentation:  Wikis, Blogs, and Web 2.0 Projects. 
  • 2010 Film & History Conference.   Milwaukee, WI. November. (Co-Presenter) Presentation:  Who Am I Cheering for Again? Viewer Identification of Self, Group and Other in District 9.  Area Chair:  For Love of the Fans: Comic Film Adaptations and Fandom
  • 2010 North East Popular Culture Association Annual Conference.  Boston, MA. October. (Co-Presenter) Presentation:  Human Alien-nation: District 9 and the Redirection of Empathy. Panel Chair:  Comics, Perspectives and Social Understandings
  • 2010 Professional Day at North Shore Community College.  Danvers, MA. March.  (Co-Presenter) Presentation:  Building Knowledge in the Classroom:  Using Wikis in Building Knowledge:  Using Wikis in the College Classroom. 
  • 2009 Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association Annual Conference.  Boston, MA. November.  Presentation:  The (Super) War on Terror: Superhero Alternatives to 9/11 and Its Aftermath
  • 2009 North East Popular Culture Association Annual Conference.  Bay City, NY. October. Presentation:  Strokes of Genius:  Gareth Hinds’ Adaptation of King Lear and Other Classics
  • 2009 World History Association Annual Conference.  Salem, MA. June: Presentation:  Drawing Connections:  On Using Comics in the Classroom
  • 2009 Joint Conference of Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association. New Orleans, LA.  April. Presentation:  Voices In My Head: Stephen King's Dynamic Relationship With Audiobooks
  • The Comic Book in Popular Culture Conference.  Bowling Green State University, Ohio, October 2008. Presentation:  Framing History: The Use of Comics for History
  • 2008 Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association Annual Conference.  UMASS, Dartmouth. October. Presentation:  Zombie Resurgence: The Undead (and Un-Christian) Enemy of Post 9/11 America.  Panel Chair:  Panels Without Borders:  Expanding Comic Scholarship
  • 2008 Florida Conference of Historians. Jacksonville, FL. March.  Presentation:  Readership and Identity in Early Superhero Comics


PUBLICATIONS

  • “iTeach, iLearn, and iConfused: Collection Development: Technology Education” in Library Journal.  November 1, 2015.
  • "My Two Hats in Higher Education: Adjunct Faculty & Instructional Designer" in The Nexus: Official Newsletter of the Massachusetts College Personnel Association.  February 2015.
  • Book Review of Dungeons & Dreamers for the Northeast Popular Culture Newsletter. January, 2015.
  • "Degrees of Angst: Massachusetts, Demographics, and State Education" in On Campus: The WGBH News Higher Education Blog.  November, 2014.
  • “Comics Break the Sound Barrier” in Publishers Weekly.  March, 2014.
  • Entry: "The Horror Narrative and the Graphic Novel" in Critical Insights: The Graphic Novel.  ed. Gary Hoppenstand.  Salem Press.  March, 2014.
  • Entry:  "Hyde, Edward" in The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters, ed by Dr. Jeffrey Weinstock from Ashgate Publishing Ltd. March, 2014.
  • Entry:  "King Kong" in The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters, ed by Dr. Jeffrey Weinstock from Ashgate Publishing Ltd. March, 2014.
  • Entry:  "Robots" in The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters, ed by Dr. Jeffrey Weinstock from Ashgate Publishing Ltd. March, 2014.
  • Entry:  "Extraterrestrials" in The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters, ed by Dr. Jeffrey Weinstock from Ashgate Publishing Ltd. (Coauthored). March, 2013.
  • "A Superhero for the Times: Superman's Fight against Oppression and Injustrice in the 1930s", in Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men eds. Julian C. Chambliss, Thomas Donaldson, William Svitavsky.  Cambridge Scholars Publishing.  July, 2013
  • "The Hulking Hyde:  How the Incredible Hulk Reinvented the Modern Jekyll and Hyde Monster" in Fear and Learning: Essays on the Pedagogy of Horror edited by Aalya Ahmad and Sean Moreland, McFarland Books. Spring, 2013.
  • Entry "Larry Gonick" in Icons of the American Comic Book: From Captain America to Wonder Woman, eds Randall Duncan and Matthew Smith from Greenwood Press.  February, 2013.
  • Entry:  “Horror in Graphic Novels” in Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: History, Theme, and Technique, ed by Dr. Bart Beaty & Stephen Weiner.  Salem Press.  October 2012.
  • Entry:  “Cartoon History of the Universe” in Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Independents & Underground Classics, ed by Dr. Bart Beaty & Stephen Weiner from Salem Press. May, 2012.
  • “What Do Adjuncts Want? Respect and Support” Letter to the Editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 22, 2012.
  • Entry:  “The Boys” in Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Heroes & Superheroes, ed by Dr. Bart Beaty & Stephen Weiner from Salem Press, March 2012.
  • Entry:  “Savage Dragon” in Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Heroes & Superheroes, ed by Dr. Bart Beaty & Stephen Weiner from Salem Press, March, 2012.
  • Book Review of “The Power of Comics” for Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2012.
  • Book Review of “Monsters of the Gévaudan” for The Journal of Monsters and the Monstrous, Volume 1, Issue 2.  September, 2011.
  • Book Review of “The Haunt of Fears” for Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, Volume 2, Issue 2, 2011.
  • “Sound Judgment: An Audies Judge Reflects” in Library Journal.  April 2011.
  • “Behind the Mike: Simon Jones” ” in Library Journal.  April 2011.
  • "Speaking Over the Words: Realizing Text into Audio" in Journal of American Studies of Turkey, Issue 32, Fall, 2010.
  • "Intolerance can Be Lethal" Letter to the Editor, Boston Globe.  October 26, 2010
  • "Behind the Mike: Stefan Rudnicki" in Library Journal.  October 2010.
  • "Zombie Films" Essay in September 11 in Popular Culture: A Guide.  Sara E. Quay  and  Amy M. Damico, Eds.  Greenwood Press (9/2010)
  • "Superhero Comics" Essay in September 11 in Popular Culture: A Guide.  Sara E. Quay  and  Amy M. Damico, Eds.  Greenwood Press (9/2010)
  • "Toys are used to foster affection for McDonald's" Letter to the Editor, Boston Globe.  July 29, 2010.
  • "Dark Horse Comics" Entry in The Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels.  M. Keith Booker, Editor. Greenwood Press (6/2010). 
  • "Earth X" Entry in The Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels.  M. Keith Booker, Editor. Greenwood Press (6/2010). 
  • "Dave Gibbons" Entry in The Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels.  M. Keith Booker, Editor. Greenwood Press (6/2010). 
  • "Tod McFarlane" Entry in The Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels.  M. Keith Booker, Editor. Greenwood Press (6/2010). 
  • "Mutants" Entry in The Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels.  M. Keith Booker, Editor. Greenwood Press (6/2010). 
  • "New Mutants" Entry in The Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels.  M. Keith Booker, Editor. Greenwood Press (6/2010). 
  • "Pride of Baghdad" Entry in The Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels.  M. Keith Booker, Editor. Greenwood Press (6/2010). 
  • "Vampires and Zombies" Entry in The Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels.  M. Keith Booker, Editor. Greenwood Press (6/2010). 
  • "Walking Dead" Entry in The Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels.  M. Keith Booker, Editor. Greenwood Press (6/2010). 
  • "Post-Apocalyptic" "Narratives" Entry in The Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels.  M. Keith Booker, Editor. Greenwood Press (6/2010).
  • "Behind the Mike: Barbara Rosenblat"  in Library Journal.  May, 2010.
  • "Behind The Mike: Scott Brick" in Library Journal.  October, 2009.
  • "Books Born Digital:  The emerging phenomenon of books published first in digital format" in Library Journal.  May, 2009.
  • "Behind the Mike: Alan Sklar" in Library Journal.  March, 2009.
  • “Can You Hear Me Now? The Rising Standards of Audiobook Publishers” in Foreword Magazine.  July, 2007.


SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTING 

  • Social Media Strategist, North East Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) (September 2014-Present)
  • Social Media Strategist, NorthEast Regional Computering Program (NERCOMP) (November, 2012-Present)
  • Participant in Social Media Group at North Shore Community College, (August, 2012-Present)
  • Social Medial Strategist for Immersive Education Initiative’s iED Summit, 2013.
  • Social Media Consultant for Ford Hall Forum (October, 2012)


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Studies Association (2009-Present)
  • Northeast Popular Culture Association (2007-Present)
  • Popular Culture Association  (2006-2014)
  • National Book Critics Circle (2008-2012)
  • World History Association    (2009-2011)
  • Film and History Association (2009-2011); FHA Area Chair for Comics and Fandom at 2010 Conference.


SERVICE

  • Member on Board of Directors for Salem State University Alumni Association, (September, 2014-June, 2016)
  • Class Facilitator for Changing Lives Through Literature Program (February, 2014-December, 2015)
  • Area Chair for Teaching Popular Culture for NEPCA (2013-Present)
  • Executive Council At-Large Member for NEPCA (2010-Present)
  • Area Chair for Comics/Graphic Novels for NEPCA (2008-2013)
  • Parade Volunteer for North Shore Pride Parade (2013)
  • Judge for the Audio Publishers Association’s Audie Awards, 2004-Present


 REGULAR CONTRIBUTOR

  • By Any Other Nerd Blog (Owner/Writer 03/10-Present)
  • Publisher’s Weekly (Reviewer 11/05-Present)
  • AudioFile Magazine (Reviewer 09/05-Present)
  • NSCC Learning, Education, Technology and Support Blog (Administrator/Writer 12/11-July, 2016)
  • Library Journal (Reviewer//Interviewer 08/08-12/12)
  • AdjunctNation.com (Blogger 09/10-9/11)
  • BookLoons.com (Reviewer 06/05-06/09)
  • CurledUp.com (Reviewer 06/05-06/09)
  • Foreword Magazine (Reviewer 07/06-12/07)


SPECIALIZED TRAINING

  • Peer Reviewer Training for MERLOT (November/December 2015)
  • Scoring for Multi-State Collaborative VALUE Project (February, 2015)
  • Wordpress at Community Education at North Shore Community College (December, 2013)
  • Social Media: Tying It All Together at Community Education at North Shore Community College (November, 2013)
  • Strategic Planning in Nonprofits at Community Education at North Shore Community College (October, 2013)
  • Service Learning Course Development at North Shore Community College (2013)
  • Green Curriculum Training at North Shore Community College (2013)
  • Leadership Development Program at North Shore Community College (2013)
  • Teaching and Learning Online at North Shore Community College (2011)
  • Online Teaching at University of Phoenix (August, 2009)
  • Simulations & Games Integration in the Classroom at Salem State University (June, 2008)
  • Writing Across the Curriculum at North Shore Community College (2008)
  • Part-time Professional Development at North Shore Community College (2007-2008)


AWARDS & HONORS

  • Recipient for the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award for Adjunct Faculty at North Shore Community College.
  • Recipient of Technology Across the Curriculum Grant at North Shore Community College, 2013 to develop an hybrid-flexible course.
  • Participant in the ROC Association for Dutch International ConneXions Faculty Exchange Program, 2009-2010 and 2012-2013
  • Recipient of the University of Massachusetts-Lowell English Department Commendation for College Writing II Syllabus Evaluation, Spring, 2011
  • Recipient of Technology Across the Curriculum Grant at North Shore Community College, 2011 to develop an online course.
  • Judge for the National Popular Culture Association’s Annual Inge Award, 2009
  • Participant  in the National Endowment for the Humanities Workshop for Illustrating the Gilded Age: Political Cartoons and the Press in American Politics and Culture, 1877-1901,  May, 2008
  • Graduate Fellow at Suffolk University, 2006-2008
  • Presidential Scholar at Salem State University, 1997-2001


RESEARCH AREAS

Instructional Design; Flexible Learning; Digital Service Learning; Blended Learning; Video Games and Pedagogy; Social Media and Pedagogy; Open Educational Resources, Literature; Web 2.0, Digital Identity, Comics; Popular Culture; Gender and Sexuality; Film and Film Genre; Horror; History.


PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT

Home for Little Wanders – Waltham, MA
Counselor – Waltham House , 12/06-04/2011
Monitor and assist GBLT teens in6-12 month residential program.  Provide support, feedback, and assessments for and about residents. 

North Shore Community College – Danvers, MA
Part-Time Faculty Mentor Coordinator, 09/08-09/2010
Assist and orient new part time faculty to North Shore Community College.  Act as an ongoing resource for part-time faculty with regards to needs and problems they encounter.  Pair new faculty up with mentors to provide further assistance.

Greater Boston YMCA
After School Daycare Group Leader – Wakefield YMCA  01/06-08/07
Plan and run activities for children, ages from 5 to 13 years old.  Participate and promote the healthy habits of the Gulick Project and display role model behavior for the children to emulate.
Youth Leader Coordinator -- Wakefield YMCA, Summer, 2006
Run a youth leadership program for 6-8th graders.  Develop activities and projects that challenge and  encourage the children to plan age appropriate activities, improve teamwork, and challenge themselves through innovative programs like Project Adventure.

Suffolk University, Boston, MA
Research Assistant,   09/06-05/07
Research the topic of “fair trade coffee” for professor interested in improving and expanding consumer awareness and purchasing of fair trade coffee and in effect all fair trade goods over non-fair trade products.

CAB Health & Recovery – Danvers, MA
Recovery Specialist - Adolescence Program, 01/06-12/06
Help substance abuse male teens to learn better life skills and understand their previous choices.  Run activities and help residents through daily routines and activities.  Evaluate and report behavior and action deemed questionable or dangerous.

Health & Education Services, Inc – Beverly, MA
Youth Counselor – ACCESS Shelter, 04/05-01/06
Interact and monitor teens at a temporary shelter for 11-17 year old male and females in transition.  Run activities and help prepare residents for various events.    Process issues and problems with residents as they arose to encourage more favorable coping skills.  Assess client’s needs, concerns, and problems.


AudiobookCafe.com
Executive Assistant,  01/04-06/06
Upload and edit new articles and contact writers, publishers, authors, and others.  Advertise,  market,  and encourage traffic for the site.  Work on the details of special and new projects.  

Christian Book Distributor – Peabody, MA
Internet Product Editor,  06/01-04/05
Write, edit, review, and describe products as well as maintain categories of the website- Audiobooks, Bargain Center, Church History, Foreign Language and General Marketing.  Use coding, editing, and product knowledge to improve sales.  Write bi-weekly newsletters for Bargain Center and Audiobooks.  

Lance Eaton's Curriculum Vitae