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Buffalo, New York, United States
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April 21, 2017
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C O N T A C T I N F O R M A T I O N:

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Web Address: http://www.briancraigsteinberg.com Twitter: @onlinefac E-mail: aczw7s@r.postjobfree.com

SKYPE: bsteiny LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/brian-steinberg/36/901/720

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C A R E E R H I G H L I G H T S A N D Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S

10 Years of extensive Online Education, Online Course Development, and Online Teaching Experience.

15 Years of management experience in the public and private sectors.

20 Years of college administration experience in Academic, Student Affairs, and Residence Life (10 Campuses / 21 Online).

20 Years of teaching geography, earth science, environmental science, critical thinking, sociology, and cultural diversity type courses.

E D U C A T I O N

Doctorate of Education, (ABD) Capella University, Minneapolis, MN

Concentration: Leadership in Higher Education. Dissertation: Assessing, analyzing, and evaluating the overall effectiveness of Ally Safe Zones at small colleges.

MBA (Master of Businesses Administration) Expected May 2020 Southern New Hampshire University

Concentration: Sustainability & Environmental Compliance

Master of Arts in Education May 1999 University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Concentration: Postsecondary Education: Student Affairs 3.95 G.P.A. Thesis: The Ethics of Intimate Faculty, Staff, and Student Relationships.

Master of Arts in Geography ABT (18+ Credits) (All but Thesis) 1999 University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Concentration: Physical Geography 3.80 G.P.A. Thesis: A Soil Chronosequence on Eolian Sand Dunes North of Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Bachelor of Science Cum Laude May 1995 Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

Major: Earth Science Minor: Geology 3.5 G.P.A.

I.P.S. Diploma June 1991 Abraham Lincoln High School, Brooklyn, New York.

Magnet I.P.S. Major: Science Minors: English and History (Institute for Professions in Science Program) Magnet School, 3.0 G.P.A.

C E R T I F I C A T I O N S

Diversity Studies Graduate Certificate, Summer, 2007 Capella University, Minneapolis, MN

Certified Notary.

SJTI I (Social Justice Training Institute) Class of June 2002 Northampton, Massachusetts.

Microsoft FrontPage December 1999 Western Dakota Technical Institute, Rapid City, South Dakota.

Baker College Online Quality Online Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Certification (Winter 2013).

QM (Quality Matters) Independent Applying the QM Rubric Certificate (Summer 2013) through NVCC.

QM (Quality Matters) Course Review Workshop (Part II of QM Rubric Certification (Fall 2013) though NVCC.

University of Phoenix Advanced Facilitator Certification (Fall 2014).

Instructional Design Service Course: Gain Experience for Good on Canvas Network (Fall 2016)

Certified in using LMS’s (Canvas, Blackboard, eCampus, D2L, and eCollege).

E L E C T E D O F F I C E

Secretary, Faculty Senate at Allied American University (2014-2016).

C O M M U N I T Y S E R V I C E

Amherst, NY Community Diversity Commission (2011-2017).

-http://www.amherst.ny.us/govt/govt_brds.asp?board_code=Diversity

S T A T E M E N T O F T E A C H I N G P H I L O S O P H Y

In brief, my personal teaching philosophy is very structured (but flexible) and focused on creating very strong, motivating, interactive, and innovative holistic student learning and development through the use of critical inquiry thought and provocative thinking.

I strongly believe in teaching all student learners how to link theory to practice and taking the appropriate ethical action (problem solving) at all levels (psychological, emotional, physical, and spiritual) of their individual personal education.

I strive to hold students personally responsible but at the same time empowering them to be accountable for their own individual learning by requiring students to create their own learning expectations, competencies, goals, and objectives at the beginning of each academic course and assessing their progress and completion throughout the semester. I love to take risks in the classroom as well as use all forms of social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc.).

My teaching style involves very interactive and equal 10-15 minute segments broken down into lectures, large and small scale discussions, peer education, individual and group presentations and projects, using top notch technology and media. I also highly like to require students to complete many of their assignments outside the classroom on campus and outside in “the real world,” through service learning, field trips, and internships as well as incorporating diversity and multiculturalism into all learning experiences.

And lastly, I truly enjoy challenging, learning from students, and teaching students at all levels, as well as watching their personal growth and development.

P E R S O N A L A T T R I B U T E S

- Academic Subject Matter Expert in Geography, Earth Science, Geology, Environmental Science, Student Success Strategies,

Cultural Diversity, Critical Thinking, Globalization, Leadership Development, and Sociology.

- Strong ComPASSIONate Social Justice Advocate, Activist, and Ally in all areas of human and civil rights.

- Online Technology Guru who can quickly learn and use any type of hardware or software.

- Innovative, Enthusiastic, Energetic, and Visionary Outside of the Box Educator and Critical Thinker!

- “Do-er” that will do anything to get it done!

A R E A S OF A C A D E M I C A N D P R O F E S S I O N A L S U B J E C T M A T T E R E X P E R T I S E

-Geography (Globalization, World, Global, Physical Cultural/Human, Political, Economic, and Historical)

-Earth Sciences (Geology, Geomorphology, Glacial, Karst, and Eolian: Sand Dunes)

-Environmental Science (Global Warming and Climate Change)

-Sociology (Cultural Diversity and Environmental Sociology).

-Cultural Diversity (Race, Ethnicity, Gender/Trans, Sexual Orientation, Dis/Ability and Religion/Spirituality)

C U R R E N T P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E

2017- Current - Geography Faculty Team Lead at Southern New Hampshire University (COCE- College of Online and Continuing

Education) ) (http://www.snhu.edu).

Advised and mentored new and returning adjunct faculty

Monitored adjunct faculty performance and classes.

Evaluated and access adjunct faculty for improvement.

Demonstrated commitment to the COCE culture of excellence in teaching and learning and student success.

Committed to the ideals and ethics of the Geography profession.

Possessed expertise that contributed to the continuous improvement of the overall student experience and program quality.

Served in varied academic administrative capacities to help ensure COCE’s programs and courses were high quality and that instructors met the overall institutional promise to students.

Advised students, participating in program and course development including serving as subject-matter expert, developing training and support materials for Faculty development, assisting in the admissions process and orientation of new students, and managed and overseeing course sections.

Taught five courses a year across the program curriculum to gain a holistic perspective as program anchor.

Implemented instructional and design strategies that engage students in their learning.

Adhered to all standard instruction principles when serving as a course instructor

Provided meaningful and timely feedback to students, team leads, and adjunct instructors

Served as an effective mentor and coach to adjunct instructors and/or subject matter experts

Evaluated adjunct faculty and team leads and manage performance on a weekly and term basis

Served as consultant in hiring adjunct instructors and in determination of ongoing assignments

Contributed to high academic quality and standards as consultants and participants in strategic reviews and administrative action

Positively impact student satisfaction and success rates by participating in curriculum review and revisions

Assisted in communication and collaboration between academic administration and other stakeholders

Maintained an effective and efficient working relationship with all participants of the course and program design process

Served as a faculty advisor.

Participated in curriculum oversight, for example, evaluating programs, evaluating courses, serving as course subject matter expert or program coordinator.

Served on other academic committees, such as the Academic Unit Curriculum Committee, Academic Policy Committee, or C3.

2016 – Current - Adjunct Faculty Bryant and Stratton College, Buffalo/Amherst/Orchard Park, NY: https://www.bryantstratton.edu/locations/western-ny/buffalo

Taught NSCI: 280: Ecology

2016 – Current - Online Volunteer Personal College Adviser (College Summit: First Year Forward). http://www.collegesummit.org/

Advise first year college students online from various colleges and universities.

http://www.collegesummit.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Personal-College-Advisor-Profile_FINAL.pdf

2014- 2015 - Online Full-Time Faculty Program Lead (LifeSkills). Everest University Online (Corinthian Colleges Inc.):

Supervised 25 Online Faculty Members (6 Full Time and 19 Adjunct Faculty).

Taught two course sections of SLS 1105: Strategies for Success each quarter and provided academic support to a cohort of students.

Responsible for providing a quality student experience by effectively delivering the course content of the assigned program in compliance with curricular expectations.

The primary focus of this position was to successfully engage, guide, advise, support, and coach individual students to success in their programs of study. In addition, maintain program compliance in all institution, accreditation, and regulatory matters.

Worked with the Program Director / Academic Dean to maintain an acceptable retention rate of students in accordance with institution, accreditation, and company guidelines.

Worked with the Program Director to address and resolve student concerns and issues quickly and effectively

Interacted with students in accordance with course outcomes and objectives to engage them in the learning process

Informed students about course outcomes, assessment procedures, and attendance policies

Provided students with academic support – tutoring, advising, and coaching – and give referrals for additional assistance as required

Monitored, evaluated, and documented individual student progress using monitoring, interaction, and ongoing assessment

Ensured each student receives individual attention as warranted to promote academic integrity, customer satisfaction, and student retention

Supported student retention by utilizing a variety of communication methods to contact and acting to remediate at-risk students

Applied an appropriate amount of time teaching each class, which included: planning, development of engaging learning activities, maintaining and active and accessible instructor presence, and assessing student understanding

Selected and utilized a variety of approved materials and teaching methods within the assignment and assessment sections of courses to ensure the needs of individual students are met

Taught assigned courses in a professional manner based upon the standardized syllabus provided to assure that course content and objectives are met

Kept the prescribed number of office hours each week for both student-facing and administrative duties

Submitted requested changes to assignments and assessments in LOR-ready course syllabi (leaving outcomes and objectives unchanged) to Program Director / Academic Dean for approval

Assisted in providing student appreciation, morale maintenance, and awards in coordination with Student Services and the Academics Department

Worked as a team with all campus departments to ensure that overall student satisfaction levels are at 85% or higher as appropriate to the campus

Met all faculty credentialing, certification, and accreditation requirements

Ensured that all educational activity is conducted in a legal and ethical manner

Substitute taught as requested

Taught sufficient assigned online courses per term to qualify for fulltime status (minimum of three)

Lead In-Service Training sessions as requested, and facilitate instructor onboarding and training

Participated as a Facilitator in the online Candidate Assessment and Preparation Course (CAPC) as requested

Served as a Faculty Mentor to new online instructors as requested

Made recommendations for curriculum updates and revisions as appropriate to the program

Attended administrative faculty meetings, in-service sessions, and faculty meetings (some virtual; some onground)

Participated in in-service training, and demonstrate evidence of annual professional development and academic currency

Completed one outside professional development activity per year and submit documentation

2001-Current - President, The Ally Group (http://www.theallygroup.net) E-mail: aczw7s@r.postjobfree.com

Currently work with and supervise three diversity consultants to facilitate diversity workshops and seminars at colleges, universities, and to national, regional, and local businesses.

Design and implement effective seminars and workshops.

Develop training programs for public and private industry (Multicultural Expert for http://www.istudentaffairs.com).

Present at national and regional conferences.

Created and maintain all Web Sites and Marketing materials.

Subprojects:

- http://www.safezoneforall.com - http://www.allysafezoneclearinghouse.onestop.net

- http://www.allysafezoneconsortium.onestop.net - http://www.safezoneuniversity.onestop.net

- http://www.nati.onestop.net - http://virtualsafezoneforall.4t.com

O C C A S I O N A L O N L I N E A D J U C T F A C U L T Y

2017 – Current - Online Adjunct Professor, Community College of Vermont: http://ccv.edu/

Taught and Created MET 1020: Meteorology

2016 – Current - Online Adjunct Professor, Baton Rouge Community College: http://www.mybrcc.edu/

Taught and Created GEO 2013: Introduction to Geography

Taught and Created GEO 2113: Cultural Geography

2016 - Current - Online Adjunct Professor, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology: http://www.thechicagoschool.edu/

Taught Sociology 101.

2016- Current - Educational Content Writer, Mometrix Test Prep: https://www.mometrix.com/

Wrote Instructional Test Prep Content

2015-Current - Tutor for WyzAnt

Tutored in Astronomy, Ecology, Geography, Geology, and Sociology.

2010-Current - Visiting Online Professor DeVry University: http://www.devry.edu

Taught multiple sections of SOCS 350: Cultural Diversity in the Professions

Students explore cross-cultural issues and diversity to help create a positive foundation for understanding and working effectively with others. Cultural issues- including values, beliefs and practices that affect individuals, groups, and communities are discussed. Case studies and other applications are examined, particularly as they relate to workplace and professional practice. Experiential learning designed to increase understanding and appreciation of differing cultures in included.

Taught multiple sections of LAS 432: Technology, Society, and Culture. DeVry University Online Capstone Course

Society, Ethics, and Technology is an interdisciplinary course that takes a liberal arts/social sciences approach to technology and functions as a capstone for general education. It investigates the relationship between society, culture, and technology through readings, reflection, research, and reports. The course identifies conditions that have promoted technological development and assesses the social, political, environmental, cultural, and economic effects of current technology. Issues of control and ethical considerations in the use of technology are primary.

Created SOCS 325: Environmental Sociology

Students in this course explore environmental issues as perceived by society. Coursework addresses cultural norms, ideologies, beliefs, and economic and gender-related factors that affect finding and providing sustainable solutions to environmental problems. Through discussions of research, problem-solving projects and presentations, students learn to identify causes of environmental problems and apply practical solutions to particular cases.

2015-Current - Adjunct Online Professor University of the People: http://uopeople.edu/

Taught UNIV: Online Education Strategies

Taught SOC 1502: Introduction to Sociology

Taught POLS 1503: Globalization

Taught PHIL 1403: Ethics and Social Responsibility

Taught ENVS 1301: Introduction to Environmental Sciences

2014-Current - Adjunct Online Professor Florida State College- Jacksonville Online: http://www.fscj.edu/

Taught GEA 1000: World Geography

Taught 2420: Cultural Geography

2013-Current - Adjunct Online Professor Antonelli College Online: http://www.antonellicollege.edu/

Created, Developed, and Taught SC1104: Environmental Science

2013-Current - Adjunct Online Professor Northern Virginia Community College Online: https://www.nvcc.edu/

Taught GEO 200, Physical Geography, GEO 210: Cultural Geography and GEO 220: World Geography

Created and Developed GEO 230: Political Geography

2011- Current - Adjunct Online Professor Colorado Community Colleges Online: http://www.ccconline.org/

Taught GEO 105: World Geography

Taught GEO 106: Human Geography

Revised and reviewed both GEO 105 and GEO 106

2011- Current - Adjunct Online Professor Central Carolina Technical College: http://www.cctech.edu/

Created and Taught GEO 102: World Geography

Course Lead for GEO 102.

2011-Current - Adjunct Online Professor Park University: http://www.park.edu

Taught: GGP 115:Physical Geography, GGP 205:Introduction to Meteorology, GO 125: Natural Disasters, and GO 141: Introduction to Physical Geology, and NS 304: Society, Technology, and Society.

2011-Current Adjunct Online Professor Baker College Online: http://www.baker.edu

Taught GEO 101A/B: World Geography:Examines world regional geography. The concepts of regionalism, culture, and national environment are studied, along with historical, political, and economic forces that shape people's lives.

Taught SOC 321: Cultural Diversity: Examines the social construction of groups based on race, ethnicity and national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, and able-bodiness. Sociological (as well as psychological, historical, economic and anthropological) perspectives will be applied to concepts such as prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, racial and ethnic identity, racial formation, power and privilege, assimilation and pluralism, and tolerance, Emphasis will be on increasing knowledge, and personal awareness and sensitivity

Taught HUM 401A: Philosophy of Ethics: Identifies and analyzes ethical situations in modern society. Examines the philosophical foundations for personal and professional ethics.

2009- Current - Adjunct Online Professor SNHU (Southern New Hampshire University Online): http://www.snhu.edu/online.asp

Taught multiple sections of GEO 200: World Geography: This course examines the social, economic, political, and cultural implications of global location and topography for the people of planet Earth. Students will explore how geography shapes the dynamics of human societies, with an emphasis on the geopolitical phenomena that help to define the modern world. Global marker.

P A S T O N L I N E A D J U C T F A C U L T Y:

2015- 2017 - Reviewer College for America at SNHU (Southern New Hampshire University Online): http://www.snhu.edu/online.asp

Used rubrics and supplemental information to provide fair and consistent evaluations with encouraging, specific, and actionable feedback to CfA students. Use Learning Management System to track all evaluations and any and all communications with students. Maintain in-depth knowledge of every component of each project and return completed rubrics, with comments, to students within 48 hours of submission. Complete program improvement assignments, such as reviewing new projects and participating in benchmark process.

Had to choose between staying with CFA or SNHU in March of 2017 and chose to stay with SNHU due to the promotion to Team Lead.

2016-2017 - - Online Professor, Sage College: http://www.sagecollege.edu/

Taught and Created Geography classes

2009-2016 - Online Professor, AAU (Allied American University): http://www.allied.edu

Played a big part in working with the WASC Accreditation Process to obtain regional accreditation.

Senior and Lead Geography Professor

Chair of the Faculty Affairs Committee 2012-2014)

Secretary of the Faculty Senate (2014)

General Education Representative to the Faculty Senate

Taught multiple sections of GEO 207: Global Geography: This course provides an introduction to the human and physical attributes that give uniqueness and diversity to world and regional patterns on the Earth’s surface. It provides a solid background for understanding contemporary world events. Credit: 3 semester credits

Also taught Introduction to Sociology, Independent Research in Sociology, Oceanography, Marine Biology, Ecology, and Independent Study in Biology, Environmental Science, and Society and Technology.

Taught up to 50 students concurrently

Mentored/trained adjunct/part-time faculty

Represented the school to internal and external stakeholders

Collaborated with other faculty members within the department

Participated in university-level accreditation activities, as well as local, state, and federal compliance activities, and served on other committees

Developed new courses and reviewed current courses, in conjunction with the course development department

Participated in faculty meetings and faculty development activities

Created and revised GEO 207: Global Geography and GEO 313: Independent Research in Geography.

2008-2016 - Adjunct Online Professor, Axia College of The University of Phoenix: (http://axia.phoenix.edu).

Taught multiple sections of ETH 125: Cultural Diversity. This course was designed to educate students about issues of race and ethnicity by presenting historical and modern perspectives on diversity in the United States, and by providing tools necessary to promote a respectful and inclusive society. Students will complete several activities that allow them to examine their own values in relation to the values and various other racial and ethnic communities.

Taught multiple sections of GEN 105: Skills for Learning in an Information Age: This course introduces students to learning in an information-rich society. Students develop strategies for successful distance learning, time management, and for managing the abundance of information available in today's society. Students also explore the appropriate use of information in an academic environment. Specific topics for the course include computing skills for distance learning, online library use, academic honesty, and the development of effective study skills.

Taught multiple sections of US 101: Introduction to University Studies: The essential information, skills, tools, and techniques necessary for academic success and personal effectiveness at the University of Phoenix are introduced in this course. The course develops and applies practical knowledge and skills immediately relevant to first-year university students. Course topics include goal setting and working with personal motivation, understanding and using university resources, developing efficient study habits, making the most of personal learning styles, and how best to manage time and reduce personal stress levels.

Taught multiple sections of UNIV 100 and 101: New Student Orientation: Introduces new students to online education.

Student Workshop Facilitator: Facilitated Online Student Workshops in APA, Basic Grammar, Basic Essay Writing, Basic Personal Finance, Library, UOP Learning Teams, New Student Orientation, Plagiarism, Research and Utilization, Student Success, and MS Office.

Faculty Workshop Facilitator: Facilitated Online Faculty Workshops in FYS, Policy Changes, Learning Teams, Academic Integrity, APA, Coaching for Success, Valuing Differences, Confidentiality, Copyright, Critical Thinking, Difficult Student, Dynamic Discussion in the Classroom, Entry Level Facilitation, Evaluating Student Performance, Faculty Refresher, Faculty Tone, Feedback that makes a Difference, and OLS.

2011-2016 - Adjunct Online Professor Henley-Putnam University: http://www.henley-putnam.edu/

Taught and Created Intro to Geography Courses.

2010-2014 - Adjunct Online Professor Everest College Online: http://www.everest.edu

Taught multiple sections of SLS 1505 Critical Thinking. This course introduces the students to the concepts of critical thinking. Topics covered include self critique and understanding, fair-minded thinking, the levels of thinking, the parts and standards for thinking, and developing ethical and strategic thinking. Students will examine effective ways to think more critically, and will apply these tools in course assignments.

Taught multiple sections of SLS 1105 Strategies for Success. This course is designed to equip students for transitions in their education and life. The course includes an introduction to the university and its resources, study skills, and personal resource management skills. Students will be actively involved in learning and integrating practical applications to promote success.

Fit Instructor- Participated in Pilot program to help with student retention.

Tutor- tutored student’s directly one on one.

2011-2013 - Adjunct Online Professor Southern Missouri State University: http://www.smsu.edu

Taught GEO 211: Regions and Nations

2009- 2011 - Adjunct Online Professor Argosy University (EDMC): http://www.edmc.edu

Taught multiple sections of ASP 100: Skills for Success: This course is designed to prepare learners for success in their undergraduate programs at Argosy University. Students develop strategies to help them achieve their educational goals, and apply what they have already learned in other school, work, and personal settings. Self-assessments are used to help students determine their learning styles and to develop successful strategies for learning. Course content emphasizes the following: oral and written communication, personal and interpersonal development, critical thinking skills, study skills, goal setting, time and stress management, information literacy, financial management skills, career search skills, and student responsibility.

2008-2012 - Online Tutor for Brainfuse (http://www.brainfuse.com).

Online tutoring for K-12 and College aged student in Math, Science, History, Reading, English, Spanish Social Studies and Writing).

Online Job Coach

2009-2011 - Adjunct Online Professor, ITT Technical Institute: (http://www2.itt-tech.edu)

Taught multiple sections of EG462 Contemporary World Culture (Online): an interdisciplinary study of contemporary world culture that focuses on the impact of globalization and electronic communication. The course explores how global economical, cultural, political, and communication processes are influenced by the rapid technological changes within our contemporary world

Taught multiple sections of GE184N Problem Solving (Ground Campus): This course introduces students to problem solving techniques and helps them apply the tools of critical reading, analytical thinking and mathematics to help solve problems in practical applications.

Taught multiple sections of TB133 Strategies for the Technical Professional (Ground Campus): This course reviews characteristics and trends of the global information society including basic information processing, Internet research, other skills used by the technical professional and techniques that can be used for independent technical learning.

A C A D E M I C P R O F E S S I O N A L A N D A D M I N I S T R A T I V E:

2016-2017 - Office Assistant 1, University at Buffalo, Office of Admissions, Academic Affairs (Temporary Position-89 Day Contract).

Processed Admission Applications

Other duties as assigned in Admissions Office

2015 – 2016 - Associate Director for Virtual Development with The New Heights Educational Group Inc. http://www.newheightseducation.org/ A Public Charity 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization

The New Heights Educational Group promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include: assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs. Tutoring, Literacy, Educational Services, Special needs, School choice, Advocacy, Volunteer resources, leadership

Assisted with building partnerships and affiliate relationships and sharing information provided by NHEG with these social media venues on a regular basis.

Overseen other volunteers in the area of: Research, Grant Writing, Document Creation, Accounting, Radio Hosting, Student Yearbook Design, Fundraising and Online Marketing, and Social Media

Monitored student and adult advisory groups

Offered feedback on website design, IT infrastructure, etc.

2015-2016 - Executive Administrator - Going 2 Natural: http://www.going2natural.com/

An online organic cooperative dynamic organization. An established online presence going on 5k subscribers that offers the healthiest and most cost effective organic products, natural solutions and a wide variety of services.

Weekly Admin Meeting online (30 min)

Monthly Staff Meeting online (45 min)

Helped manage



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