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Assistant Professor of Psychology, Course Design, Blended Learning

Oklahoma City, OK, 73145
May 19, 2020

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Choctaw, OK 73020

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Doctor of Education, December 1999

Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, Oklahoma

Major: Higher Education

Concentration: HE Administration, Educational Technology Master of Science, August 1994

University of Oklahoma (Health Sciences Center Campus) Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Major: Biological Psychology

Concentration: Neuropsychology of Learning and Memory Bachelor of Arts, May 1990

University of Central Oklahoma

Edmond, Oklahoma

Major: Psychology


American Statistical Association

American Medical Informatics Association (Visual Analytics Working Group) SAS Visual Analytics

Digital Analytics Association

American Association of University Women

American Educational Research Association

American Psychological Association

Southwestern Psychological Association

Kappa Delta Pi (International Honor Society in Education) Phi Kappa Phi (National Honor Society for Excellence in Scholarship) ACADEMIC HONORS

2018 Honor of Merit Award for establishing successful tutoring program for undergraduate research and statistics faculty

2017 Honor for most creative design in a departmental monthly newsletter 2017 Top candidate nominated by the College of Arts & Sciences to train for SAS statistical software certifications, SAS Institute, Cary NC. Earned two certificates:1) SAS Data Mining and 2) SAS Text Analytics 2014 Nominated Co-Secretary of the Academic Faculty Senate, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, Daytona Beach, FL 2009 Honored as Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year Award, Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City, OK

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2007 Academic Faculty Member of the Year Award, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide, Oklahoma City, OK Campus, Presented at graduation ceremony, May 2007

Student Research Award – 1st Place

Social Concerns & Action Committee, Oklahoma Psychological Association Tri-State Meeting, 1992

Excellence in Research Award – 1st Place

Oklahoma Psychological Society Spring Conference, 1991 Excellence in Research Award – 2nd Place

Division of Academic and Research Psychologists of the American Psychological Association, Oklahoma Psychological Society/Oklahoma Psychological Association Spring Conference, 1991

Poster Presentation Award – 1st Place

Oklahoma Psychological Society Spring Conference,1990 Instructional Design Experience

● Adobe design software

● Dreamweaver

● Scorm compliance experience

● ADA compliant website experience

● All Microsoft Software

Learning Management Systems (LMS) and related business software

● Blackboard

● WebCT

● Adobe Connect

● Desire 2 Learn

● Canvas

● Moodle


● Campus Solutions

● E-Business Suite

● Oracle

● Campus Solutions

Statistical Software proficiency



● StatCrunch

● Minitab


October, 2004 to July, 2019

Assistant Professor of Biological Psychology

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Developed and managed tutorial program for faculty teaching an undergraduate research course. Reviewed and approved all syllabi for the course. Conducted random checks of faculty teaching the course to verify that approved methods for teaching the course were being followed.

Served on committee for reviewing and approving all new and altered graduate courses across all colleges.

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Served on EagleVision Committee which led the university in best practices for offering online courses. U.S. News & World Report named Embry-Riddle Worldwide No. 1 in its ranking of U.S. online bachelor's degree programs in 2019. This was the sixth consecutive year the university has been recognized as a top online school on the list. Led the Social Sciences & Economics department in choices of statistical software for our students’ research and statistics courses. Conducted routine statistical analyses for faculty needing information for their research projects. Worked on designing interactive heat maps with visual analytics for my research team’s presentation of our research at the Annual ERAU Worldwide Convention. Courses taught: Biology, Introduction to Research, Statistical Methods, Introductory Psychology, Personality Theory, Sensation and Perception, Memory and Cognition, Adult Teaching & Learning Techniques, Program Evaluation, Computer-Based Instruction, Human Factors in Aviation, Applied Experimental Design, Methods and Procedures for the Graduate Capstone Project (Research design course for master’s thesis), Graduate Capstone Project (serve as committee chair for student’s master’s thesis) Delivery methods: Classroom, on-line via Blackboard, on-line via Canvas, EagleVision via SABA, EagleVision Home via SABA, Blended Learning, Hybrid Learning August, 2007 to 2014

Director/Dean of Academics

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide – Midwest Region Hire and train adjunct faculty, complete annual performance evaluations of all faculty, conduct quarterly faculty meetings, led presentations on new methods in online teaching and learning, taught four graduate courses per year, planned and finalized ERAU’s McConnell AFB Campus budget each year, enrolled and advised graduate students, served on graduate student master’s thesis committees. August, 1997 to Present

Adjunct faculty

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

Courses designed and taught: Introductory Psychology, Psychology of Adjustment, Child Psychology, Human Lifespan Development, Abnormal Psychology, Statistics Delivery methods: Classroom, on-line via Blackboard, WebCT, D2L, and Canvas. Taught one course per year at a public school campus teaching concurrently enrolled seniors. August, 2010 to May, 2012

Subject Matter Expert (SME) (Psychology)

Developed by Area9 US publishing house for McGraw-Hill McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Remote contract position in cooperation with the Area9 publishing developers. Developed teaching and learning aids that contributed to the development of McGraw-Hill’s LearnSmart software for student success. Wrote probes to help students learn introductory psychology and lifespan development textbook information. Proofed faculty questions/answers that had been written for the LearnSmart software. Made corrections and offered new information as subject matter expert in psychology. Textbooks used were written by Santrock, King and Fiore.

August, 2006 to May, 2007

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Adjunct faculty

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

Courses taught: Psychology of Gender, Human Sexuality Delivery methods: Classroom

August, 1995 to May 2007

Adjunct faculty

Rose State College

Courses taught: Introductory Psychology, Personal Adjustment, Social Psychology, Psychology of Gender, Developmental Psychology, Psychological Statistics, Abnormal Psychology

Delivery methods: Classroom, on-line via WebCT, public school campuses teaching concurrently enrolled students

September, 2001 to August, 2002

Instructional Technology Designer

East Central University, Ada, OK

Worked on grant designed to increase the use of technology in the classroom. Developed training modules to teach faculty to use Blackboard and WebCT. Taught modules on PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and Excel.

August, 2000 to August, 2001

Education Coordinator

Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Designed and taught courses on Medical Terminology and CPR. Responsible for assessing needs, developing programs, monitoring and evaluating results of educational activities for assigned physician and staff areas within the hospital. Participated in major hospital-wide projects and training while serving as consultant and facilitator throughout the project. Designed computer-based instruction programs for various training initiatives and to satisfy continuing education units.

January, 1995 to May, 2000

Redlands Community College

Adjunct faculty

Courses taught: Biology, Intro to Algebra, Statistics, Introductory Psychology, Introduction to Sociology, Abnormal Psychology, and Developmental Psychology Delivery methods: Classroom, distance education via talk-back television RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

June, 1993 to December, 1995

Project Coordinator, Substance Abuse Study

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Cognitive Studies Laboratory

Coordinator for study of the biological, psychological, and sociological effects of social drinking in older adults. Assisted in grant writing, prepared progress reports, and Roxanna Austin Resume 01/13/2020


managed project budget. Analyzed and prepared data for conference presentations and publications. Gave oral presentations and presented posters at conference meetings. August, 1991 to May, 1993

Researcher II, Substance Abuse Studies

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Cognitive Studies Laboratory

Traveled throughout Oklahoma recruiting participants for various grant-funded research projects designed to investigate the biopsychosocial effects of substance abuse. Administered research protocol to participants including extensive interviewing, psychological and visual-spatial performance testing. Gathered and analyzed physiological measurements including EEG data. Analyzed and prepared data for progress reports, conference presentations, and publications. Gave oral presentations and presented posters at conference meetings.


April 21, 2014

Served on committee to finalize survey instrument for evaluating adjunct faculty on an annual basis

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, Daytona Beach, FL April 7, 2014

Elected to serve as Manager and Primary Trainer for teaching adjunct faculty how to use the Multi-Modality Template (MMT) in their courses The MMT is a standardized teaching template that ensures that learners are satisfying each of the learning outcomes in their courses, regardless of modality (i.e., lecture, online, EagleVision home or EagleVision campus. I have also organized various types of hybrid courses, i.e., instructor teaching from an EagleVision classroom with students in the room while other students are logging in individually via EagleVision from their homes or workplaces. A multitude of ways exist for organizing hybrid courses to increase enrollments and student retention.

March, 2014

Served on committee to evaluate new Learning Management Systems (LMS) for adoption by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University LMS’s evaluated: LoudCloud, Desire 2 Learn, Blackboard, Canvas September 17, 2009

EagleVision Home Workshop

Presentation to Central Region Directors of Academics on Best Practices using EagleVision Home, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2009 Regional Conference, San Antonio, TX

September 15, 2009

Teaching with Technology Committee Report

Updated Central Region Directors of Academics on the results of the Teaching with Technology 2008 Colloquium, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2009 Regional Conference, San Antonio, TX

August 19, 2009

EagleVision Home Workshop

Presentation to the faculty on the basics of the new alternative method of course delivery, EagleVision Home, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, McConnell campus Roxanna Austin Resume 01/13/2020


March 10, 2009

Blackboard Workshop

Presentation to faculty on how to use Blackboard, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, McConnell campus

June 12-13, 2008

Teaching with Technology 2008 Colloquium

Represented Central Region in an effort to share technology with Worldwide Online. Helped Worldwide Online better understand regional needs with respect to the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

March 13, 2008

Teaching with Technology Workshop

Presentation to faculty on using Blackboard and SmartBoard, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, McConnell campus

August 15, 2006

Utilizing Smart Board Tools

Presentation to the faculty, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Oklahoma City Campus, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

August 9, 2005

Blackboard Tools

Presentation to the faculty, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Oklahoma City Campus, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

December 6, 2002

Incorporating Interactive Software into WebCT to Enhance Student Learning Presentation at the Oklahoma Higher Education Technology Symposium, “Modeling the Infusion of Technology into Instruction,” University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma August 6-7, 2002

WebAIM Web Accessibility Workshop (“Keeping Web Accessibility in Mind”) Sponsored by Oklahoma State University Office of Student Disability Services, Oklahoma ABLE Tech (Oklahoma’s AT Project), the Southwest Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center, and the CIS Faculty Support Center at OSU, Stillwater, Oklahoma

July 18, 2002

Lead Technology Trainer Certificate of Achievement (32 hours) Sponsored by Regional Consortium Coordinator, Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, Ada, Oklahoma

October 19, 2001

Teaching Online Workshop

Sponsored by Learning Resources Network (LERN), Dr. William Draves and Dr. Rita- Marie Conrad, facilitators, Online workshop October 26, 2000

“The Art and Science of Grantsmanship” Workshop (4 hours) Sponsored by Oklahoma Community Healthcare Alliance, Holdenville General Hospital, Holdenville, Oklahoma

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Professional References

Billye Nipper, MCJA

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences & Economics

College of Arts & Sciences

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Alan Bender, PhD

Tenured Professor (Former Department Chair, Social Sciences & Economics) Social Sciences & Economics

College of Arts & Sciences

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Linda Lombard, M.S.

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences & Economics

College of Arts & Sciences

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Stephanie Gilli-SanFilippo, B.S.

College Administrator

College of Arts and Sciences

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

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