Edward E. House
Charleston, SC 29407 - U.S.A.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Highly skilled Instructional Technology and Distance Education
Specialist, with 15 years of experience in managing and implementing
innovative and "revenue positive" IT, telecommunications, and course-
management initiatives. A proven project manager and energetic self-
starter with skills in client support, project and resource planning,
impacts assessment, and the evaluation of training programs in both
higher education and the private sector. Proven skills in:
designing web and web/video hybrid instructional programs, with an emphasis
on adapting instructor-led programs to self-paced web-based learning
environments by using/developing educational videos, podcasting, and web2.0
. assessing, designing, and overseeing the implementation of distance
education software/hardware in varied multi-cultural settings. Hands-
on experience with Learning & Course Management Systems
(WebCT/Blackboard/Moodle) and Interactive Television and
Teleconferencing Centers (ITV).
day-to-day and strategic project management, including client interface,
project communication, resource planning, budgeting, conflict resolution,
and progress tracking. Experience in managing & leading small teams.
supporting clients in transitioning their existing instructor-led
instructional programs to automated, self-paced, "on demand" learning
Information & Communications Technology for Educational Development
Atlanta, GA - Charleston, SC - 2007-Present
Provide Instructional and Technology Design assistance to
universities, businesses, and Non-Government Organization (NGOs)
throughout the Americas and Asia/Pacific.
. Collaborated with faculty and staff to create instructional
systems that harness technology to enhance student learning.
Developed instructional modules that matched student learning
styles with effective instructional strategies based on sound
. Principal Investigator (PI) on multiple grant writing
initiatives. Assessed technical requirements needed to support
funding of new online initiatives in course development.
. Evaluated, selected, and integrated technologies, including web-
based applications and digital media, into instructional
systems, focusing on asynchronous teaching and learning tools.
. Collaborated with faculty to assess learning outcomes and
perform research related to the development and improvement of
Jan 2006 to Dec 2006 completing a Master's degree in Canberra,
University of North Carolina (UNCA) D.H. Ramsey Library
Asheville, NC. USA - 2003-2005
Upgraded the IT capability of the university library, a stand-alone IT
unit, and trained library staff and administrators.
. Planned and supported all computing and data communication
. Installed new 1.5 terabyte Win2003 server for ContentDM and
associated website for use with Special Collections archive
material of over 450,000 items. Graphic logo and branding design
. Provided instructional and technical support to faculty,
administration, and students.
Coordinator of Instructional Technology, Center for Teaching and
University of North Carolina (UNCA)
Asheville, NC. USA - 1999 - 2003
Provided initial project plan and implementation of distance
education infrastructure and technology support
. First WebCT/Blackboard administrator at UNCA; customized
interface for campus branding and logos.
. Instructed faculty in the use of online course management
tools and related hardware and software.
. Built, configured and maintained the faculty multimedia lab.
Applications Programmer/Distance Education Specialist
Continuing Education and Summer School (CESS)
Western Carolina University (WCU)
Cullowhee, NC. USA - 1995 - 1999
Led project to implement distance education for the university's
summer school, creating a program that increased university revenues
by approximately 30%:
. Implemented new Interactive Television (ITV) video conferencing
and web based Distance Education systems.
. Managed additional project to create and accredit the first WCU
web-based distance education academic program, the Master of
Project Management, which became one of the most successful
offerings at WCU. All subsequent university courses were based
on this model.
Independent Business Consultant
Lake Ridge, VA, USA. - 1987 - 1995
Started two consulting firms with entrepreneurs in the metro DC area:
Travel Partners, Inc. - A hotel marketing firm linking group tour
companies with appropriate national and international hotels, serving
an unfilled niche in the travel industry
All Points Research & Investigations, Inc. - A high-end private
investigation company focusing on criminal activity, insurance fraud
and severe auto accidents. Successfully negotiated $500k in business
guarantees to launch the business and performed all contract
negotiations for company infrastructure setup.
Diplomatic Telecommunications Officer
Central Intelligence Agency
Office of Public Affairs
Washington, D.C. 20505 - 1978 - 1987
Maintained and operated all global telecommunications networking for
embassies and consulates worldwide.
Communications Technician, Third Class
U.S. Navy - Worldwide - 1974 - 1978
Provided secure satellite and radio communications in support of U.S.
Navy global operations.
MA, Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development
2006 Australian National University - Canberra, ACT, Australia
BA, Dual Major in Multimedia Arts & Science and in Psychology
2003 University of North Carolina - Asheville, NC, USA
US Coast Guard 50 ton Masters/Captains license - CPR certified
|Operating Systems: |Software: |
|Windows Server 2003, IIS 6/7 A/D |All MS Office Editions 2003/2007 (Word,|
|Windows System |Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, |
|95/98/W2K/WXP/2000/Vista |FrontPage) |
|Macintosh OS 9/X |Adobe Creative Suites (CS4): |
| |DreamWeaver, Flash, InDesign, |
|Learning & Course Management |Illustrator, PhotoShop, LightRoom, |
|Systems |FinalCut Pro, Audition, Captivate |
|WebCT/Blackboard/Moodle/Articulate |SoundForge, |
|ContentDM | |
|Other: Wireless networking, print cost recovery systems, backup systems, |
|network admin, database management, hardware and software maintenance, |
|disaster recovery planning, LAN/WAN/wireless security, multimedia, web |
|design, graphic design, black/white and color photography, |
|film/documentaries and film editing. |