Karen Hardin
                       
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Education:
Master of English,University of Dallas
B.S. in Secondary Education with specialization in English and Physical Education Dallas 
Baptist University
Who's Who Among American College Students
Physical Education Student of the Year
Basketball and Volleyball scholarships

Experience:
Current: Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Multimedia Design, Cameron University, Lawton, OK 
Recipient of International Award in Teaching, Learning and Technology, 2002
Tenured 2002
Named to Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 1998, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Directed implementation of online degree programs.
Formed Planning and Organization Support for Teaching (POST).
Responsible for training faculty in instructional technology including distance learning.
Involved in curriculum development for B.S. & A.A.S. degrees in Multimedia 
Development 1997-98
Involved in statewide curriculum development and implementation of adult degree completion, Reach Higher in Organizational Leadership.
Currently serving on Intercollegiate Athletics committee
Faculty Development committee 
Iinstitution advisor for HB 1815 advisory committee.
Teaching & Learning Committee
Advisor:  Presidential Leaders University Scholars
Served on campus accreditation committee 2000-2002
Served on Intellectual Property rights Committee.
Directed Instructional Technology Collaborative Effort:  A collaboration of 4 institutions 
         to develop computer based supplemental materials 1998
Together with Provost, created faculty instructional technology support center.

Courses taught: Honors Composition I, Honors Composition II, Composition I,
Composition II, MultiMedia Production Techniques, Web Communications and Design, Distance Learning Development.
Previous Experience:
Director of Distance Learning 2002-2007
Educational Coordinator, English Professor, Institute for Applied Telematics,  Cameron University, Lawton, Ok


English teacher, Campus Technology Coordinator, Duncanville High School, Duncanville, TX
Sponsored award winning Student Council, Cultural Expansion Club and Cheerleaders
Served on Site Based Management Team
Served as a consultant to advise Dallas Baptist University on technology updates
Served on Education Advisory committee at Dallas Baptist University
Operations Supervisor, Wet n Wild water park, Arlington, TX
Responsible for hiring and training operation personnel as well as maintaining daily 
operation of park
Aerobic Instructor, iCare Fitness Centre, Grand Prairie, TX
Led daily classes in abdominal, body toning and aerobic dance. Also responsible for 
training nationally ranked baseball team of Dallas Baptist University. 


Capabilities:
  • Trained in Authoring Software, Toolbook II Instructor, Strategic Systems, Chicago, IL
  • Trained in Web Communications, Syllabus Press, Cupertino, CA
  • Trained in Effective Presentations, Infomart, Dallas, TX
  • Trained in Distance Education, Teletraining Institute, Stillwater, OK
  • Experience teaching web applications including HTML, XML, CSS, ASP, DHTML & JavaScript
  • Teaching and training experience in Interactive Video classroom
  • Currently teaching online courses
  • Extensive software experience, including Microsoft Office, Corel Suite, Toolbook, Quest, Designer's Edge, Photoshop, WebCT, Blackboard, Real Producer/Encoder, Composer, Front Page,  Authorware, and other multimedia tools
  • Experience using desktop video conferencing
  • Experience teaching in computer classroom
  • Able to deliver multimedia training courses including operating systems, word processorss, presentations, graphics, authoring, web development, streaming audio/video, distance education, Internet browsing, desktop video conferencing and email communication
  • Able to troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade, and  network Macintosh  or Windows computers
  • Supervisory experience
  • Extensive training in cooperative learning techniques
  • Experience teaching block scheduling
  • Able to teach any level of English

Professional Activities
March 2013: Presentation: Is Privacy No Longer a Social Norm? Society for
Applied Learning Technologies, Orlando, FL
February 2012: Presentation with Merritt, Kimberly: Appropriate Use of Portable Technology in Academic,
Professional and Social Settings: A Preliminary Study; Association of Business Information Systems, Southwest Area Management Association, New Orleans, LA
October 2009: Invited Presentation: Integrating MERLOT into the Reach Higher Program: Reach Higher
Adult Education Conference; Lawton, OK
February 2009: Invited Presentation: Empowering Faculty: Develop your own Multimedia content with
free software. Federation of Business Disciplines 36th Annual Conference. Southwest Area Management Association. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
April 2008:  Presentation: Tips and Techniques for Communicating at a DistanceReach Higher
Adult Education Conference; Oklahoma City, OK
March 2008:  Invited Discussion Leader:  Oxford Roundtable, Cyberethics, Oxford University, Oxford,
 UK
July 2007:  Presentation:  Empowering Faculty using Open Source Software, Blackboard World
Conference; Boston, MA
January 2007:  Presentation:  Empowering Faculty--Create Your Own Multimedia Content, Society
for Applied Learning Technologies, Orlando, FL
March 2007:  Presentation reviewer:  Merlot International Conference
July 2006:  Conference Support:  Merlot International Conference
March 2006:  Presentation:  Empowering Faculty to Create Simple Multimedia Content, Blackboard
World Conference;  San Diego, CA
November 2005:  Presentation:  Simple Multimedia Online--Beyond Digital July 2005:  Poster Presentation:  Simple Multimedia Online--Beyond Digital
Correspondence; MERLOT International Conference; Nashville, TN
July 2004:  Presentation:  Teaching Online Faculty: Developing a Program to Effectively Prepare
Faculty to Teach Online; MERLOT International Conference; Orange County, CA
April 2004:  Presentation:  Creative Communication:  Techniques for Effective
Communication in Online Courses;  Blackboard Users State Conference,
Oklahoma City
, OK

March 2004:  Presentation:  Creative Communication:  Techniques for Effective
Communication in Online Courses; The 15th Annual International Conference on College Teaching and Learning; Jacksonville, FL
August 2003:  Presentation:  Creative Communication:  Techniques for Effective
Communication in Online Courses; MERLOT International Conference; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
April 2003:  Presentation:  Teach Them to Fly:   Encouraging Active Online Learning 
Oklahoma Higher Education Teaching & Learning Conferenc; Tahlequah, OK
March 2003:  Presentation:  Teach Them to Fly:   Encouraging Active Online Learning 
Beyond the Borders Academic Festival; Lawton, OK
February 2003:  Presentation:  Blackboard:  Beyond the Manual;  Blackboard Users 
Conference, Baltimore, MD
October 2002:  Poster Presentation: Teach Them to Fly:   Encouraging Active Online 
Learning,  Regional Institutions Research Day, Edmond, OK
September 2002:  Poster Presentation: Active Online Learning, MERLOT International 
Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
September 2002:  Conference Presentation Panel: Blackboard:  Beyond the Manual, 
MERLOT International Conference, Atlanta Georgia
April 2002:  Presentation: Teach Them to Fly: Strategies for Active Online Learning ; 
Jacksonville, FL The 13th Annual International Conference on College Teaching and Learning
January 2002:  Co-presenter w/ Sylvia Burgess:  Copyright Issues in Education, Chickasha, 
OK.  University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
September 2001: Keynote Presentation:  Effective Strategies for Online Learning 
4th International Workshop Interactive Computer-Aided Learning, Villach, Austria
August 2001:  Conference Presentation Panel: Tricks and Tips for Using Blackboard Tools
MERLOT International Conference, Tampa, FL
July 2001:  Paper: Combining Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning.   published in The 
Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education
April 2001:  Presentation: Effective Strategies for Online Teaching and Learning; 
Jacksonville, FL The 12th Annual International Conference on College Teaching and Learning
April 2001:  Presentation: Creating a Blackboard Course; Jacksonville, FL The 12th Annual 
International Conference on College Teaching and Learning
February 2001:  Paper: The Old Teacher in the New Classroom:  Suggestions For 
Effective Distance Instruction published in The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education
January 2001:  HB 1815 training:  Teaching in the Media Enhanced Classroom, Public 
school teachers
December 2000:  Presentation:  Online Course Development Tools, Edmond, OK OSRHE 
Council of Presidents
Nov. '00-Jan. '01:  HB 1815 training:  Teaching in the Media Enhanced Classroom, Public 
school teachers, Chattanooga, OK. 
October 2000:  Poster Presentation:  Effective Strategies for Teaching and Learning 
Online.  Edmond, OK.  Research Day for Regional Universities
October 2000:  Presentation:  The Do's and Don'ts of Web Page Design, Oklahoma City, 
Oklahoma.  Association of Information Technology Professionals, State Professional Chapter.
September 2000:  Workshop:  Media Enhanced Classrooms, Altus, OK Western Oklahoma 
State College.
June  2000:  Workshop: Media Enhanced Classrooms, Altus, OK Western Oklahoma 
State College.
April 2000:  Workshop: Instructional Technologies for Educators,  Altus, OK, 
Western Oklahoma State College.
April 2000:  Presentation: A Business Approach to the Internet.  Oklahoma Society of 
Association Executives.  Oklahoma City, OK
March 2000:  Workshop: Distance Learning Strategies, Altus, OK, Western Oklahoma 
State College. 
January 2000:  Workshop: Creating Web Pages with Composer.  El Reno, OK, 
Canadian Valley Technology Center.
November 1999:  Presentation: Combining Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning
 Berlin, Germany.  Online Educa Berlin Conference.
October 1999:  Presentation; Development of Computer Based Education Modules  Best 
Practices in Faculty Instructional Technology, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
July 1999:  Workshop: Web Development:  Levelland, TX, South Plains College.
July 1999:  Presentation:  Working with the Internet:  A Professor's Experience. 
Stillwater, OK, Teletraining Institute Academy
April 1999:  Workshop:  Creating Multimedia Web Pages with a WYSIWYG Editor.  Dallas, 
TX, Syllabus Regional Conference.
April 1999:  Presentation:  Teacher, Advisor, Webmaster:  How Can I Do it All?
Jacksonville, FL,  The Tenth Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning.  sponsored by The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.
November 1998:  Presentation:  Internet Communication:  Using email and the WWW to 
support classroom activities, Washington D.C., Syllabus Regional Conference.
October 1998:  Workshop:  Presenting with PowerPoint, Chickasha, OK.  Area Public 
School Faculty.
August 1998 Workshop:  Presenting with PowerPoint, Presented for Western Oklahoma 
State College and Altus Public Schools, Altus, OK 
July 1998:  Workshop: Internet for Educators & Trainers.  Teletraining Institute, Stillwater, 
OK
July 1998:  Poster Paper:  The Old Teacher in the New Classroom:  Suggestions for 
effective distance instruction Presented at the Syllabus '98 Conference, Rhonart Park, CA.
June 1998:  Workshop: Internet for Educators & Trainers.  Teletraining Institute, Stillwater, 
OK
May 1998:  Workshop:  Presenting with PowerPoint, Frederick, OK, Frederick Public 
Schools
March 1998: Workshop:  Clarisworks Publishing Presented for Baptist Church, Lawton, OK 
August 1997:  Workshop:  Powerful Presentations Presented for Western Oklahoma State 
College and Altus Public Schools, Altus, OK 
January 1997:  Workshop:  Macintosh Presentations Presented for Lawton Public Schools
Lawton, OK
Consulting
February 2003:  Reviewer Navigating Blackboard  McGraw-Hill.
December 2002:  Workshop:  Distance Learning:  Video Conferencing for HS,  Hinton  
Public Schools, Hinton, OK
November 2002:  Workshop:  Distance Learning:  Video Conferencing for HS,  Waurika 
Public Schools, Waurika, OK
August 2002:  Workshop:  Distance Learning:  Video Conferencing for HS,  Cordell  
Public Schools, Cordell, OK
April 2002:  Workshop:  Distance Learning:  Using the Internet,  Ft. Cobb  
Public Schools, Ft. Cobb, OK
April 2002:  Workshop:  Distance Learning:  Using the Internet,  Mountain View/Gotebo 
Public Schools, Mountain View, OK
April 2002:  Workshop:  Distance Learning:  Video Conferencing for HS,  Gracemont  
Public Schools, Gracemont, OK
February 2002:  Workshop:  Distance Learning:  Video Conferencing for HS,  Hobart
Public Schools, Hobart, OK
February 2002:  Workshop:  Distance Learning:  Video Conferencing for HS,  Ryan  
Public Schools, Ryan, OK
February 2002:  Workshop:  Distance Learning:  Video Conferencing for HS,  Big Pasture  
Public Schools, Randlett, OK
January 2002:  Workshop:  Distance Learning:  Video Conferencing for HS,  Temple  
Public Schools, Temple, OK
February 2001:  Workshop:  Designing Multimedia Training with Authorware,  Federal 
Aviation Association, Shawnee, OK
June 2000:  Presentation: Development of Computer Based Education Modules.  Oklahoma 
Summer Technology Conference.  Northeastern State University.  Tallequah, OK
May 2000:  Workshop:  Creating Multimedia Web Pages with a WYSIWYG Editor
San Juan, Puerto Rico, Syllabus Regional Conference.
April 2000:  Served on Advisory Committee for Multimedia Technical curriculum, 
Caddo-Kiowa Technology Center, Ft. Cobb, OK

January 2000:  Web site Development, James Odom, US Congress candidate.
December 1999: Developed camp brochure for Oklahoma Fellowship of Christian Athletes. 
October 1999: Working with Internet Applications, Chattanooga Public Schools, Chattanooga, OK
September 1999:Working with office applications, Cache Road Baptist Church, Lawton, Ok
March 1998: Quality Staff Development Applications, LB&M Associates, Lawton, OK  
Jan. 1998:  Developing Alternative Delivery Methods, Eagle Systems, Lawton, OK 
Nov. 1997: Dallas County Community College national advisory committee developing Web
based courses. Dallas, TX 
 


PERSONAL 
Hobbies include basketball, running, skiing, and reading 
personal statement:  Jesus Christ is the Lord of my life and all I do is for His glory.

KB skiing
Lucy

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