CV

Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: September 2017
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Education

  • Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science, Computing Technology in Education, Nova Southeastern University, May 2014
  • Ed.S. in Computer and Information Science, Computing Technology in Education, Nova Southeastern University, May 2013
  • M.S. in Library and Information Science, Drexel University, December 2000
  • B.A. in History, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Magna Cum Laude, May 1997

Technology Skills

  • Web:  Web development and design (including mobile); (X)HTML; JavaScript; CSS; Ingeniux
  • Applications:  MS Office; Adobe: CS5, Connect; Prezi; Screenr; Camtasia; SoftChalk
  • Library Management Systems:  EOS International Q Series, DRA, SIRSI, Exlibris, Follett, Aleph
  • Learning Management Systems: Blackboard (expert), WebCT, Moodle, Bisk LMS, Web Study, Desire2Learn
  • Platforms: MAC OS, MS Windows

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Social presence and motivation in online learning environments; Retention in online programs; Media tablets and mobile learning; African American online student retention; Culturally inclusive online learning environments; Research skills; American History

Professional Experience

Owner and Director, Arbor Yoga and Wellness, LLC., 2015-Present

  • Wellness Services:
    • Holistic Nutrition
    • Yoga – Private Instruction
    • Meditation & Mindfulness Training – Group Classes, Workshops & Private Instruction
    • Ayurvedic Consultations – 5,000 year old holistic method brings health and happiness through balance.

Consultant, Mortec Solutions, Inc., 2012-Present

  • Provide consultation services in educational technology to businesses, non-profits and academic institutions
  • Provide e-learning solutions to businesses, non-profits and academic institutions who want to incorporate e-learning into their training/course offerings
  • Provide instructional design services including needs assessment, design and delivery of training in-person and online
  • Design training solutions for any entity, including curriculum design and delivery

Director of Online Learning, New England College, 2012-2014

  • Regularly review curriculum and work with program directors and faculty to assist in most effectively integrating technology in order to enhance and improve student learning via various learning management systems;
  • Work with the Graduate Council, Deans, and undergraduate faculty to develop and maintain written policies and procedures for the structure, appearance, and operation of online courses, and ensure vendor compliance;
  • Coordinate with program directors and/or lead faculty to revise courses as necessary, including textbook updates;
  • Responsible for the resolution of problems with the operation of online courses and implementation of innovations to improve online teaching and learning;
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive training plans for all course developers, lead instructors, and facilitators of online courses;
  • Provide effective liaison between NEC and vendors, partners, faculty, and students engaged in NEC distance learning;  coordinates and promotes communication between NEC personnel and vendor/partner staff to achieve objectives;
  • Provide professional development opportunities and consultation to NEC faculty, staff, and students regarding online learning, with a special focus on online learning platforms used by the college;
  • Ensure that procedures and policies for online courses, faculty, and students are available online and to all stakeholders;
  • Monitor the classroom participation of facilitators and lead faculty to ensure that faculty is “present” in the online classroom;
  • Work with NEC Information Technology department and Library to ensure that department and college objectives are realized in online and distance learning programs (e.g., supports technology maintenance and upgrades, promotes use of the library by online faculty and students)
  • Active voting member of the Graduate Council, responsible for ensuring that agenda items related to online learning are brought to the Council’s attention.

Bachelor’s Degree Librarian, Palm Beach State College,  2009-2012

  • Collection development supporting bachelor’s degree programs
  • Select and manage electronic resources including databases and e-books
  • Compile and disseminate information on new holdings
  • Act as a library liaison to e-learning students and faculty
  • Coordinate distance learning resources for faculty teaching online courses
  • Act as the “Emerging Technologies Librarian” bringing new technology to the library
  • Training faculty and staff on the use of emerging technologies
  • Provide reference services
  • Participate in college-wide committees as needed
  • Teach information literacy classes to students via formal face-to-face and online sessions
  • Research and implement new technologies to facilitate access to library resources
  • Plan and implement library workshops for bachelor’s degree students
  • Plan and implement speakers and other programming to market the library and its resources
  • Perform collection development for business administration and public safety administration
  • Network with community partners to enrich library programming and market the library
  • Supervise library technicians and assistants at the reference desk and relevant to the bachelor’s degree program administration.
  • Oversee the library faculty and staff
  • Develop and implement the annual budget
  • Maintain and build the book collection
  • Compile and disseminate information on new holdings
  • Collate and distribute responses to annual survey on library usage by faculty and students
  • Select and manage periodical and newspapers
  • Provide audio/visual materials to support and enrich instruction
  • Provide bibliographic instruction
  • Chair the Library Committee, a full-time faculty committee
  • Assist Faculty in implementing information literacy into the curricula
  • Teach information literacy to students via formal orientation sessions
  • Catalog a large collection of 19th century literature in RLIN
  • Research and respond to reference inquiries
  • Remove de-accessioned items from the catalog
  • Process de-accessioned items for physical removal
  • Accession all new donations and purchases to the collection
  • Catalog acquisitions in MARC format
  • Arrange, describe and catalog manuscript collection
  • Develop and oversee projects related to collections management
  • Provide reference services in the reading room
  • Supervise volunteers
  • Compile and report library-related statistics
  • Supervise the library in the absence of the director

Library Director and Information Literacy Specialist, Manor College, 2007-2009

  • Oversee the library faculty and staff
  • Develop and implement the annual budget
  • Maintain and build the book collection
  • Compile and disseminate information on new holdings
  • Collate and distribute responses to annual survey on library usage by faculty and students
  • Select and manage periodical and newspapers
  • Provide audio/visual materials to support and enrich instruction
  • Provide bibliographic instruction
  • Chair the Library Committee, a full-time faculty committee
  • Assist Faculty in implementing information literacy into the curricula
  • Teach information literacy to students via formal orientation sessions

Rare Books Cataloger, (Temporary, Part-Time, Grant-Funded Position), The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 2004-2005

  • Catalog a large collection of 19th century literature in RLIN
  • Research and respond to reference inquiries
  • Remove de-accessioned items from the catalog
  • Process de-accessioned items for physical removal

Assistant Librarian, (Part-Time), Bucks County Historical Society, 2002-2004

  • Accession all new donations and purchases to the collection
  • Catalog acquisitions in MARC format
  • Arrange, describe and catalog manuscript collection
  • Develop and oversee projects related to collections management
  • Provide reference services in the reading room
  • Supervise volunteers
  • Compile and report library-related statistics
  • Supervise the library in the absence of the director

Extension Services Librarian, (Temporary Position), Bucks County Community College, 2001-2002

  • Plan and develop library services to evening, off-campus, and distance learning students
  • Train and supervise technical assistants and student assistants associated with extension services
  • Provide bibliographic instruction to faculty and students
  • Act as liaison between library and Arts/Communications faculty and extension sites faculty
  • Participate in collection development, primarily in the arts, communication and Italian studies areas
  • Plan and carry out staff and faculty development training
  • Provide reference services to extension sites

Research Librarian, David Library of the American Revolution, 2000-2001

  • Assist patrons in person and through our email reference service
  • Instruct library users on utilizing print, microfilm and electronic resources
  • Collection development and assessment
  • Manage acquisitions — purchase books for the library’s collection
  • Co-edit library publications with the director
  • Maintain the Libraries’ Website, network, and automation system
  • Write interim and annual reports for the board of trustees
  • Supervise and orient interns and fellows
  • Operate the library in the absence of the director

Teaching Experience

Instructor, Distance Education Leadership Graduate Program (Online), University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 2013-Present

  • DEL 7220 Teaching and Learning at a Distance (Instructor and Developer)
  • DEL 7640 Development of Talent in Virtual Education (Instructor)
  • DEL 7950 – Research, Assessment, and Analytics within the Virtual Education Environment (Instructor and Developer)

Adjunct Faculty, New England College, 2013-Present

  • MG 6040 Research Methods (online) – Graduate Program
  • LAS1110 One Love: Marley, Language and Learning (online) – Undergraduate course “On Being Human”

Associate Professor of History, Manor College, 2007-2009

  • HS 103 History of the United States I
  • HS 104 History of the United States II (online)
  • HS 105 Race, Culture & Ethnicity in the United States

Instructor, Bucks County Community College, 2002-2012

  • INTG 285 Creativity (in-person and online)
  • INTG 299 Current Controversies

Teaching Assistant, Drexel University, 2001-2002

  • INFO 510 (online)
  • INFO 511 (online)

Internships

Library Company of Philadelphia, Fall 2000

  • Inventory the renowned Zinman collection, acquired in March 2000.
  • Participate and volunteer for Library Company public events
  • Document and publish the methodology for processing the Zinman Collection

Stapleton Library Archives, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Fall 1996

  • File acquisitions
  • Re-organize acquisitions
  • Publicize acquisitions
  • Answer reference questions

The Historical Society of Indiana County, Fall 1995

  • Study the infrastructure of historical societies
  • Become familiar with the filing system for local history documents and newspaper clippings
  • Researching local history for a minor university publication

Publications

  • Moore, D. (2014). An investigation of attrition among African-American students in an online undergraduate program. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Nova Southeastern University, Davy, FL.
  • Hamm, S. E., Drysdale, J., & Moore, D. (2014). Towards a mobile learning pedagogy. In D. McConatha, C. Penny, J. Schugar, & D. Bolton (Eds.), Mobile Pedagogy and Perspectives on Teaching and Learning (pp. 1-19). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-4333-8.ch001
  • Moore, Diana. (2011). Using collaborative online discussion effectively for teaching. Journal of Applied Learning Technology, 4(1), 19-23.
  • Moore, D. (2011). [Review of the book Your books are in the mail: Fifty years of distance library service at Massey University, by B. White]. Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 5(3), 121-122. doi:10.1080/1533290X.2011.606181
  • Loreman, D. T. (2003, January). A jewel of American history:  The Library Company of Philadelphia’s Zinman Collection offers meeting-goers a virtual window into early America.  American Libraries, 34(1), 76-78.
  • Loreman, D. T.  (2002, October).  [Review of the book Planning for integrated systems and technologies, by J. M. Cohn, A. L. Kelsey, & K. M. Fiels]. Portal, 2(4), 678-679.
  • Loreman, D. T. (2002, March). Automating the antiquated: Revolutionizing the card catalog. Computers in Libraries, 22(3), 32-38.

Papers

  • “Social Constructs and the Worship of Demeter”, Presented at the Student Historical Symposium, University of Pittsburgh, October 1996.

Presentations

  • Moore, D. (2013, June 3). An investigation of the attrition of African-American students from an online undergraduate program. Research proposal presentation for the 2013 Summer Dissertation Conference, Nova Southeastern University, Graduate School of Computer and Information Science, Davie, FL.
  • Moore, D. (2013, January 18). Emerging technology tools for qualitative data collection. Panel presentation for The Qualitative Report (TQR) 4th Annual Conference, Davie, FL.
  • Moore, D. (2013, January 19). Technology tools for qualitative data collection in instructional design and technology (IDT).  Nova Southeastern Univeristy Graduate School of Computer and Information Science Winter 2013 Poster Session, Davie, FL.
  • Moore, D. (2011, October 27). QR code adventures in the library. Exemplary Practice Award presentation for the annual convention of the Association of Florida Colleges, Naples, FL.
  • Moore, D. & Arsht, S. (2011, October 27). My mobile life: Utilizing the iPad to maximize efficiency for work, school, and life. Presentation for the annual convention of the Association of Florida Colleges, Naples, FL.
  • Moore, D. (2011, October 21). Research resources at Palm Beach State College. Screencast presentation for Five Reasons to Love Your Library, a presentation to the Faculty Advisory Council at Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth, FL. (http://youtu.be/owPqFVE16OA)
  • Moore, D. (2011, September 23). Narrator for the Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN) first annual virtual conference.
  • Moore, D., Kelley, B. & Krull, R. (2011, August 18). Information literacy, emerging technologies and critical thinking.  Presentation for the Student Learning Center Professional Development/Staff Training Day at Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth, FL.
  • Moore, D. (2011, July 14). Using the iPad for academic research.  Presentation for the Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN) Bridges to Technology Conference – Technology Petting Zoo, Miami, FL.
  • Moore, D. (2011, June 21). QR codes @ your library. Webinar presentation for the College Center for Library Automation (CCLA) Talking Tech Webcast.

Professional Service Activity

Editorial Responsibilities

Service to Academic Bodies

  • Distance Education Leadership Program Advisory Board, University of Wisconsin-Platteville (2013-Present)
  • Strategic Planning Committee, ACRL/DLS (2011-2012)
  • At-Large Board Member, ACRL Florida Chapter (2011-2012)
  • Virtual Feast (Virtual Conference) Subcommittee, Learning Resources Commission, Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) (2011-2012)
  • Virtual Conference Committee, Southeast Florida Information Network (SEFLIN) (2010-2012)

College Committees & Leadership

  • Web Access Committee, Palm Beach State College (Chair, 2010-2012)
  • Web 3.0 Library Committee, Palm Beach State College (2010-2012)
  • Information Literacy Committee, Palm Beach State College (2009-2012)
  • Library Committee, Manor College (Chair, 2007-2009)
  • Curriculum Committee, Manor College (2007-2009)
  • Faculty Affairs Subcommittee of the Faculty Senate, Manor College (Secretary, 2008-2009)
  • Information Literacy Action Team, division of Teaching and Learning with Technology Roundtable, BCCC (Chair, 2001-2002)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania Fencing Club (Vice president, 1994-1996)

Honors & Awards

  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon, International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines, 2013
  • Excellence in Technology Exemplary Practice Award, Association of Florida Colleges (AFC), 2011
  • Beta Phi Mu, library and information science honor society, 2001
  • Mortar Board, Sutton Chapter (Historian, 1996-1997)
  • Phi Alpha Theta, history honors fraternity (President, 1996-1997)
  • Mary Beth Unger Scholarship for Teachers (1992)

Reading Languages

  • French (currently working toward fluency)
  • German (currently working toward fluency)
  • Latin (beginning-intermediate)