Vitae | Skills

Dr. Susan C. Hines | | 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 libraries, academic support units, curriculum development, course design, instructional technologies, and faculty development. 

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Strong communication and data analysis skills. Use both Windows and Macintosh platforms, various learning management systems, student information systems, library systems, web browsers, and a wide variety of applications, peripherals, and devices. Committed to the adoption of and participation in open source systems and applications when appropriate. Advocate for the use of open access and open education resources, including a growing number of journals and textbooks. Competency with HTML and CSS; familiarity with XML and PHP. General facility with:

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  • Adaptive: Biggy, Closeview, Outspoken, JAWS, Kurzweil
  • Aggregators/RSS: Feedly, WordPress RSS
  • Audio: Audacity, Audition, SoundCloud, SoundForge
  • Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari
  • Courseware: Authorware, QuizMaker, Lectora, Respondus, StudyMate
  • Email/WebMail: Gmail, Outlook, MailChimp, Constant Contact
  • File Compression/Transfer: Filezilla, MacZip, Stuffit, WebDAV, WinZip
  • Graphic Imaging: Fireworks, GIMP, Photoshop
  • Helpdesk: HDO, RightNow, Service Now
  • Learning Management Systems: Angel, Blackboard, Canvas, Desire2Learn/Brightspace, eCollege, Moodle, Prometheus, Sakai, WebCT, WordPress LMS Plugins, WBT/TopClass
  • Library Systems: Millennium, Sierra, Ex Libris
  • Meeting: Adobe Connect, Google Talk, NetMeeting, Lync, Placeware, Skype, WebEx, Vidyo, Wimba, Zoom
  • Multimedia: Adobe Creative Suite, Captivate, CamStudio, Camtasia
  • Portfolio: iWebfolio, ePortfolio
  • Presentation: Powerpoint, Camtasia, Prezi
  • Project Management: Microsoft Project, phpCollab, Primavera Teamplay, SARS Anywhere, SharePoint, TutorTrac, Zoho
  • Publishing: Acrobat, Caliber, InDesign, QuarkXpress, WordPress
  • Site/Content Management: Drupal, SharePoint, SiteManager, WordPress
  • Social Networking: Facebook, Flickr, LinkedIn, Twitter, VoiceThead, YouTube
  • Spreadsheet: Excel, Google Spreadsheets, Zoho
  • Student Information Systems: Banner, Campus Solutions, Colleague
  • Survey: phpESP, Google Forms, Limesurvey, Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, Zoomerang
  • Video: Camtasia, Premiere, Vegas, Vimeo, YouTube, Vimeo
  • Web-Authoring: Adobe Creative Suite, KompoZer
  • Word processors: Google Documents, Microsoft Word, Open Office

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  • Audio: Sony mics, Plantronics headsets, iRiver and iPod MP3 players/recorders
  • Cameras: Canon, Flip, Olympus, Sony (digital stills & video), Theta S360
  • eReaders/Tablets: Kindle, iPad
  • Lecture Capture: Swivl
  • Printers: Ink, Laser, Photo, 3D
  • Projectors: Sharp and Proxima
  • Scanners: Hewlett Packard and Microtek
  • Smartphones: Blackberry, Droid, iPhone
  • Virtual/Augmented Reality: GearVR, Oculus Rift
  • Whiteboards: Jamboard, Smartboard

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  • Other: some Javascript, CSS, XML, and PHP

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  • Studied in College: German and Russian
  • Used in Travels: Slovak (and some Czech) and Spanish