December 2012 Facilitator of the Month - Shari McCurdy Smith
Our Facilitator of the Month for December 2012 is Shari McCurdy Smith.
Shari also serves as a mentor for the Sloan-C Online Teaching Certificate Program and as the Conference Chair for Sloan-C's Annual International Symposium for Emerging Technologies for Online Learning. In October 2012, Shari also facilitated a group of program participants in the Foundation Course.
Shari is an online learning consultant with eighteen years experience in educational technology and thirteen years in higher education online learning as an instructional designer and administrator. Her professional experience includes the review, development, and implementation of new online programs and courses; support of technology, faculty, research in online education; state grant writing and evaluation, state-wide program planning, management and leadership training, and nation-wide workshop facilitation/faculty development and conference planning.
Her research interests include the student experience in online, e-mentoring, transparency, leadership, social media, workload, and inter-institutional collaborations.
The Sloan-C Institute would like to recognize Shari for contributing enthusiasm, expertise and lots of hard work to our community.
Congratulations, Shari! We are proud to recognize you as our featured facilitator of the month.
Mentorship with a facilitator like Shari McCurdy Smith is part of the Sloan-C Certificate program for teaching and improving online courses. Working with recognized experts is one of the benefits of the program. Visit http://sloanconsortium.org/node/255126 to learn more or register for the January 15-March 22 offering of the program.