Vitae | Instruction

Dr. Susan C. Hines | susanchines@gmail.com | 858.731.7415

Professional Objective: Above all else, work must be meaningful and interesting. I remain in the higher education sector because work has never failed to deliver in these two areas. My administrative interests include academic support units, instructional technologies, libraries, and faculty development.

Computing in the English Classroom
La Salle University | For-Credit | Graduate | Face-to-Face
Course on electronic pedagogy and computer applications geared toward secondary school teachers of English composition, language and literature.

Electronic Publishing
La Salle University | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Face-to-Face
Coverage of pre-press and online publication design and development. Provides exposure to QuarkXpress and Dreamweaver.

Introduction to Computing Using Packages
La Salle University | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Face-to-Face
Introduction to basic software packages, including spreadsheet, word-processing and web-authoring.

New Media Editing
University of New Mexico | For-Credit | Graduate | Online
Course examines the changing role of editing and the editor in the new media environment. It assumes a computer-mediated work environment and, more often than not, a computer-mediated (or digital) work product. Students learn techniques for database-driven editing and are exposed to applications for concept mapping, audio, image and hypertext editing.

Web Design and Development
La Salle University | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Face-to-Face
Theory and skills development course on hypermedia for the World Wide Web. Students learn HTML, web-authoring and imaging tools, and develop commercial and publication sites.

Blogging for Academics
Chadron State College | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Seminar for faculty and staff that illustrates ways to use web logs in higher education and provides instruction for WordPress setups, blog design, and publication workflows.

Conversation for Non-Native Speakers
University of British Columbia | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Gymnazium & Dom Kultury Hlohovec | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Practical skills workshops in pronunciation, speech, and communication.

English for Foreign Teachers of English
Dom Kultury Hlohovec | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
A year-long seminar for primary- and secondary-school teachers of English in southwest Slovakia.

English Grammar and Composition
Gymnazium Hlohovec | For-Credit | Secondary | Face-to-Face
A year-long course stressing practical language acquisition. (Gymnazium Hlohovec)

Automating Grading with Gradekeeper and MS Excel
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Seminar on gradekeeping applications and templates. Sites include: La Salle University and St. Thomas University.

Basic Web Video Editing
Delta State University | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Introduces basic video editing techniques for instructional video, including multimedia integration, voice overs, timeline edits, cuts, fades, trims, splits, loops, and some best practices for organizing and maintaining source files.

Beyond Powerpoint: Screencasting
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Participants develop and deploy a short screencast and learn about the contexts appropriate for screencasting, such as tutorials, hybrid and fully online courses. Sites include: Wilkes University, Delta State University, Ashford University, and Chadron State College.

Cloud Computing with Google
Delta State University | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Participants learn to leverage a number of Google tools, such as iGoogle, Google Gadgets, Docs, Video, Calendar, Reader, and Sites/Wiki in their research and teaching.

Copyright, Accessibility, and Accreditation
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Participants learn about standards for fully online programs. Sites include: Savannah College of Art and Design, Wilkes University, and Delta State University.

Creating WWW Documents with HTML I
Middle Georgia College | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
An introduction to writing and designing documents with the Hypertext Mark-up Language.

Creating WWW Documents with HTML II
Middle Georgia College | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
An intermediate Web-authoring course that introduces special features, such as audio, video, tables, “clickable” maps, and animated GIFs.

Creating WWW Documents with HTML & MS Word
La Salle University | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
An introduction to writing and designing documents with HTML and MS Word.

Creating WWW Documents with PageMill
Middle Georgia College | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
An introduction to writing and designing documents with basic authoring software, such as Adobe Pagemill. (Middle Georgia College)

Designing Learning Objects
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Introduces participants to interactive design techniques that are useful in online instruction. Among other techniques, participants create and deploy image maps, rollovers, and other basic JavaScript interactions. Sites include: Wilkes University, Delta State University, and Ashford University.

Designing Effective, Engaging Assessments
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Expose participants to assessment best practices, techniques for multimedia integration, and applications that facilitate assessment development, such as Respondus. Sites include: Wilkes University, Delta State University, and Ashford University.

Designing Hybrid and Fully Online Courses
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Introduce participants to course-development templates that facilitate modular structures and optimized designs. Participants learn to use a basic HTML editor to develop content in order to meet key quality standards, including accreditor, ADA and copyright. Sites include: Delta State University and Montevallo University.

eLearning Course Development
Savannah College of Art and Design | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Introduce participants to industry-standard web design tools and online course development strategies and techniques.

Embedding Learning Objects
Delta State University | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Workshop explores the potential of Java applets (calculators, simulations, games) and database-driven applications (AIM, Flickr, Voicethreads, and YourMinis) in instructional media. Emphasis on written context for embedded media, including directions for use and methods for directing users to any ancillary applications required to play or render the media.

ePedagogy
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Two-hour workshop designed to help professors new to e-learning deal with the responsibilities of the “live” course. Sites include: Savannah College of Art and Design and Ashford University.

Grading Faster, Grading Better
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Teach participants to automate paper grading activities with MS Word autotext, custom menu features, and speach recognition software. Sites include: La Salle University, Wilkes University, and Delta State University.

Grading with Turnitin
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Teach participants to automate paper grading with Turnitin’s GradeMark tool suite. Sites include: Ashford University and Chadron State College.

Graphic Imaging for the WWW
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Participants learn to resize and crop images, and to create useful course features, including diagrams and banners. Sites include: Delta State University and Ashford University.

HTML 4+; Or Where the Mark-up Language Is Now
Eduprise | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Professional-level “lunch and learn” seminar.

Helper Apps & Helpful Web Sites
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Seminar highlights helpful applications and websites for university professors. Sites include: La Salle University, Wilkes University, Delta State University, and Ashford University.

Introduction to Website Creation
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Teach faculty to create basic sites with various word-processor, HTML and image editors. Sites include: Wilkes University and Delta State University.

Leveraging eBooks in Your Courses
Delta State University | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Covers e-book delivery systems, free book websites, and the methodology and applications used to publish and distribute e-books.

Podcasting: A Primer
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Exposes participants to the strategies, tools and technologies required to produce and post-produce an online lecture. Sites include: Wilkes University, Garrett College, Chadron State College, Delta State University, Montevallo University, and Ashford University.

Social Networking and Syndication
Delta State University | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Participants learn to use aggregators for academic research and get experience producing “syndication feeds” for their own websites. A few “social networking” tools are also examined for their research and instructional potential.

Web Pedagogy for Composition and English Adjuncts
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Introduces English adjuncts to a variety of online resources. Sites include La Salle University and Ashford University.

Web Pedagogy for Foreign Language Education
La Salle University | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Introduces foreign language professors to a variety of online resources.

Web Pedagogy for Social Sciences and Humanities
La Salle University | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Introduces social science and humanities professors to a variety of online resources.

Web Video Post-Production and Distribution
Delta State University | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Basic web video post-production and distribution technique is the primary focus of this workshop. However, faculty are exposed to a few video production and acquisition methods, as well.

Blackboard for Instruction
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Seminars, workshops and follow-up sessions on Blackboard learning management system, course development, and online pedagogy. Sites included: Hampton University, St. Thomas University, Wilkes University, and Delta State University.

Blackboard System Administration
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Facilitated “sys-admin” training for IT company. Sites include: Eduprise-Collegis, Savannah College of Art and Design, Wilkes University, and Delta State University.

Eduprise (RCDDS) 3.0
St Thomas University | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Professional-level (2-day) seminars and follow-up conferences on Eduprise (RCDDS) learning management system and online pedagogy.

Managing Courses with TopClass
Middle Georgia College | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face
Teach participants how to use server-side course management software.

WBT/TopClass Administration, Instruction, Course Development
Multiple Institutions | Non-Credit | Professional | Face-to-Face & Online
Professional-level (3-6 day) seminars and follow-up conferences on WBT/TopClass learning management system, course development, and online pedagogy. Sites include: Integrated Device Technology, University of Chicago Hospitals, and Syracuse University.

WebCT: A Learning Management System
Workshop covered WebCT learning management system, course development, and online pedagogy. Sites include: Immaculata College, Wilkes University, and Delta State University.

American Literature II
Multiple Institutions | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Face-to-Face & Online
A chronological survey of American literature from the Civil War through the 20th century. Sites include: Middle Georgia College and Ashford University.

British Literature II
Multiple Institutions | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Face-to-Face & Online
A chronological survey of British literature from the 19th century through the 20th century. Multiple Institutions | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Face-to-Face & Online

Cyberspace, Hypertexts: Literature (and Theories of Literature) in the New Millennium
La Salle University | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Hybrid
Introduces students to a growing body of work (in print and in electronic formats) that explores the influence of computer and information technologies on human beings and the literary arts.

European Literature After WWII
Middle Georgia College | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Hybrid
A team-taught (with J. Cooke-Plagwitz) a 10-hour course which introduces students to Eastern and Western European literature, history, and culture.

Historical Contexts and Literature
Ashford University | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Online
Students explore representations of particular people, places, situations, and ideas in global fiction.

Introduction to Composition and Literature
University of British Columbia | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Face-to-Face
A year-long course equally divided between composition and literature. Students read selections from Shakespeare and novels and short fiction from Canadian, British, and American writers.

Introduction to the Literary Experience
La Salle University | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Web-Enhanced
An introduction to literature, including short fiction, drama and poetry.

Literature and the Humanities
Armstrong Atlantic State University | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Web-Enhanced
Course affords specialty topics in literature in the humanities.

Shakespeare
Buena Vista University | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Online
Provides students with an introduction to Shakespeare’s poetry and plays; covers all forms and at least one play in the history, tragedy, comedy, and romance genres. ()

Western World Literature I
Middle Georgia College | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Face-to-Face
A chronological survey of Western world literature from its beginning through the 17th century.

Western World Literature II
Middle Georgia College | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Face-to-Face
A chronological survey of Western world literature from the 18th century through the 20th century.

Advanced Composition
La Salle University | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Web-Enhanced
Advanced course in the theory and practice of writing.

Editing and Publishing
La Salle University | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Web-Enhanced
Advanced course on the history, theory, and practice of editing and publishing. (La Salle University)

Grant Writing
La Salle University | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Web-Enhanced
Coverage of basic grant research and writing strategies and techniques. (La Salle University)

Composition I
Multiple Institutions | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Face-to-Face, Web-Enhanced, Hybrid,  & Online
An introduction to the basic tenets of rhetoric and the essay. Sites include: DeKalb College, Gwinnett Campus; DeKalb College, North Campus; Oglethorpe University; Georgia State University; Middle Georgia College; Methodist College, and Tennessee Board of Regents Online Degree Program.

Composition II
Multiple Institutions | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Face-to-Face, Web-Enhanced, Hybrid,  & Online
This second installment of English composition focuses on the research essay. Wordperfect is taught in computer-assisted courses in addition to online research techniques. Sites include: DeKalb College, Gwinnett Campus; DeKalb College, North Campus; Georgia State University; Middle Georgia College, Tennessee Board of Regents Online Degree Program, and Ashford University.

Literacy, Technology & Society
Middle Georgia College | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Web-Enhanced
A special introduction to the basic tenets of rhetoric and the essay for math, engineering and science majors; includes science readings and an introduction to writing hypertext and hypermedia.

Technical & Business Writing
Multiple Institutions | For-Credit | Undergraduate | Face-to-Face, Web-Enhanced, & Online
An introduction to the principles and standard formats of technical and business writing, from memo to manual to website. Sites include: University of British Columbia, Middle Georgia College, La Salle University, Armstrong Atlantic State University, and Santa Clara University.

Technical Editing
Armstrong Atlantic State University | For-Credit | Graduate | Web-Enhanced
Examines the role of the technical editor in a variety of organizational and situational contexts. Students learn about the editing process as well as the responsibilities of editors.