Andrea DeBerry

Learning Management Specialist

Knowledge of authoring tools (Adobe Captivate, Elucidat, WordPress) project management, graphic design (Photoshop), presentation design (PowerPoint, Sway) and AP writing style. Previous roles include Program Officer, Adjunct Professor of Advertising, Youth Development Specialist and Marketing Development Manager.  Possesses an MSc from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois U-C.

I have experience in organizing content that includes a storyline, a narrative. Using primary research, secondary research and case studies for adult learning, I have experience with cultivating content for intrinsic adults using a multitude of elements (i.e. graphic design, Bloom's Taxonomy, ADDIE, Agile) of approaches in order to gain real results from learners based on learning outcomes. I have been educated in Instructional Design by the top leaders in the field and have used my talents in a multitudes of fields such as Higher Education, Healthcare, Public Relations, Corporate and Management Systems.

I have experience moderating distance learning for professors who are new to the new learning atmosphere. Helping them navigate through their curriculum for distance learners, controlling Zoom functionalities.  Also converting and updating existing content through authoring tools to give faculty the opportunity to deliver fresh and relevant content.

I love andragogy.  I have a keen desire for how adults learn through iterative design.  I like that real world experience counts and that there is a completely different motivations to learn between children and adults. I like discovering the "Sweet Spot" when it comes to adult learning!

I have experience working with the content and/or Subject Matter Experts to get the relevant content and then developing the learning outcomes thereafter which can include edits and revisions due to content or student success.