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About Dr. Delich

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Dr. Patricia Delich provides consultancy services worldwide in all aspects of elearning. Her experience includes working in government, corporate, and higher education sectors. Dr. Delich's expertise is in designing elearning programs and helping educators learn how to develop and teach online courses.

Dr. Delich has received numerous state (California) and national (U.S.) awards for faculty teaching online courses. Her work with educators spans all disciplines and levels of readiness in developing and teaching online courses.

Professional experience includes:

  • Program design and development
  • Evaluation of online courses and online programs
  • Workflow processes for online course development
  • Consultations with faculty and adminstrators
  • Courses and workshops in how to develop and teach online courses
  • Interface design and pedagogy for online courses
  • International collaboration
  • Emerging technologies in interactive learning environments
  • Interface evaluation reports for pedagogical and instructional effectiveness

Partial list of clients and speaking engagements:

  • @ONE Online Desktop Seminar
  • Bio-Link
  • California Virtual Campus
  • CIRIUS (Denmark)
  • College of the Redwoods
  • Educause
  • EUC Nord (Denmark)
  • Genentech
  • Kaplan
  • King Khalid University
  • League for Innovation
  • MERLOT
  • National Association of Biology Teachers
  • National Educational Computing Conference
  • National Science Teachers Association
  • Online Teaching Conference
  • Sacramento City College
  • San Francisco State University
  • Sloan-C
  • Society of Educators and Scholars
  • Teach For America
  • TCC (Technology, Colleges, and Community)
  • YCCD (Yuba Community College District)

Presentations and workshops include topics such as:

  • Online course development planning, pedagogy, and instructional design
  • Creating exemplary online courses
  • Using Web 2.0 technologies in teaching and learning
  • Integrating social media into your curriculum
  • Using wikis to support collaboraion and information dissemination
  • Tips for success in developing your first online course
  • Secrets behind the success of a faculty training program
  • Tips for developing a successful program for instructors transitioning to online teaching

Teaching experience (online and in-person) includes:

  • @ONE
  • Academy of Art University
  • California State University East Bay, Continuing Education
  • City College of San Francisco
  • Pepperdine University
  • San Francisco State University
  • University of Illinois
  • Yuba Community College District

Advisory Board service:

  • Blackboard Idea Exchange
  • California Virtual Campus, Region 1
  • Digital Teaching & Learning Consortium
  • O'Reilly Media Education Division
  • Welcome Back Center
  • Wimba

Awards obtained for faculty include:

  • 2007: 1st place Online Teaching Award (California Virtual Campus)
  • 2007: 2nd place Online Teaching Award (California Virtual Campus)
  • 2005: 1st place (Platinum) Best Practices in Distance Learning in online/higher education (United States Distance Learning Association)
  • 2005: 2nd place (Gold) Best Practices in Distance Learning in online/higher education (United States Distance Learning Association)
  • 2005: 1st place Best Online Teaching Web site (California Virtual Campus)
  • 2004: 1st place Best Online Teaching Web site (California Virtual Campus)
  • 2004: 2nd place Best Online Teaching Web site (California Virtual Campus)
  • 2003: Technology Focus Award from the State Chancellor's Office
  • 2002: Best Online Teaching Web site (California Virtual Campus)

Other service:

CODiE judge 2008-2011 for SIIA (Software Information & Industry Association)

 

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