Internet Forums: An Imperfect Example of Informal Learning

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2016-03-27T00:02:18+00:00

This 15 minute video was recreated from a webinar Simone Fary presented as part of her masters program in instructional design. It covers: - Formal versus informal learning - Internet forum definition and features - History - Pros and cons for learning - Spotlight on the “d-word” - a successful internet forum

Cultural Orientation Online Certification Course

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2018-04-22T11:24:44+00:00

I researched, wrote, designed, and developed this series of nine lessons for an online learning certification course for Cultural Orientation providers, using Articulate Storyline , Photoshop, Final Cut X and Adobe Premiere. Topics covered are an overview of United States Refugee Admissions Program, working with interpreters and adult learning theory.  I also installed and manage LearnDash, a Wordpress-based LMS (learning management system) to administer the quizzes, track completion, and award certificates.

Reality Check: Effectively Using Video to Reach our Stakeholders

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2017-09-24T21:29:14+00:00

This is the web version of a presentation Simone gave in her role as the part-time Instructional Design and Technology Specialist for the Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network at the National Network meeting for the ATTCs in November 2013.

ACE Quiz Mobile App

2015-08-19T10:22:03+00:00

Simone conceived of and project managed this mobile application (for iPhone/iPad, Android devices and the Kindle Fire) with the invaluable help of developers Neha Kamra and Vincent Calvanese and graphic designer Heather Tate. Its function is to educate and bring awareness about the Adverse Child Experiences study. This study provides conclusive evidence of the lasting health consequences of childhood trauma. Read more about in an article about the app here. Reviews Amazon Customer Review: Most of us who have grown up in dysfunction realize it hinders us somewhat in our adult life, but if you’ve never gotten professional help you attribute life’s problems to other circumstances. This app, although not a full-fledged psychological inventory gives you a remarkable insight into just how childhood dysfunction has an effect in your adult life. Thanks for caring enough about your fellow man to offer this free insightful tool. acestoohigh.com The app is going to make for a giant leap! I can’t wait to get it and be able to share with people more easily. Keep up the great work! Lauren

iPad books for behavioral health

2017-09-24T22:10:16+00:00

Simone used iBooks Author to bring new life and new audiences to existing publications and newsletter articles. She did the converting from print to electronic the Self Care Guide and the Overview of Evidence Based Practices. The Anti-Stigma Toolkit and the Conversations 2012 involved working with volunteer writers, editors, graphic designers and photographers and project managing their work. In addition, she created an original publication called Behavioral Health Videos: A Selective Overview for Educators and Practitioners that you can learn more about clicking here.

Is there really “an app for that”? Thoughtfully using smartphones and tablets to further our mission

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2017-09-24T22:06:47+00:00

This is the web version of a presentation Simone gave in her role as the part-time Instructional Design and Technology Specialist for the Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network at the National Network meeting in November 2013. In it she demonstrates what she was able to do with mobile technology with limited resources, including books for the iPad and her first mobile app.