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Angela Koponen, Ph.D.

angie@drangiesnotebook.com

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University of Houston Downtown Director of Co-Curricular & Operations Assessment Direct and support assessment activities for all non-academic units related to accreditation and accountability. Doctor of Philosophy 2012 Educational Technology: Emphases in Performance Improvement including assessment and evaluation, Distance Learning, and Instructional Design Minor: Statistics and Applied Research School of Educational Research Leadership and Technology College of Education and Behavioral Sciences University of Northern Colorado Greeley, Colorado Dissertation - Student Self-reported Reading Efficacy Using a Text Hyperlinked to an Online Dictionary Masters of Arts 2002 Human (Speech) Communication: Emphasis in public speaking, visual text, and message construction. University of Northern Colorado Greeley, Colorado Thesis - Picture This: Interplay, Intertextuality, and the Construction of the CNN Broadcast of the Terrorist Events of September 11, 2001.

Current Position

Education

Bachelor of Arts 1998 Interdisciplinary: Emphasis in Speech Communication, Writing, International Management & Marketing

Past Positions

University of All People June 2010 to present Instructor, online, approximately 60% international, ESL business professionals Courses: Business Communication, English Composition University of Northern Colorado Greeley, Colorado Assessment Coordinator, Assessment Office, Office of the Provost July 2007 June 2011 Program Evaluation training, technical and process support for TracDat assessment management software, iWebfolio training and support. Accomplishments: Recognized by learners (professors and university students) for bringing clarity to complex ideas. Developed data management tools and process guides to simplifying processes to alleviate workload and related stress. Invited to participate as a consulting member on the College of Humanities and Social /Sciences Assessment Committee. Created portfolios to support both iWebfolio and TracDat, making support more efficient and readily available 24/7. Adjunct Instructor: ET 100 Introduction to Technology, 2008, 2009 Committees and Councils served: Assessment Council, Diversity Council, and CORAC (Colorado Regional Assessment Council)

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Past Positions continued

Adjunct Instructor, Interpersonal Communication, Basic Public Speaking Instructional Assistant, Adult Career and Education Systems Career Skills Department Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY Aug 2003-Aug 2004
As Adjunct - Used a variety of available public materials to supplement required texts to bring detailed relevancy to each student. Teaching style is participatory and learning becomes a selfdirected adventure. Stress that all class members are a community of learners and encourage open discussion and inquiry. As ACES assistant Assisted independent learners to successfully master classes in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and other skills related courses. Answered questions, solved problems, and demonstrated program usage.

Adjunct Instructor AIMS Community College, Greeley, CO Basic Public Speaking, English Composition Summers 2000 & 2002
Able to successfully direct students to take responsibility for in-depth inquiry and consistent participation in open discussion. Students responded with enthusiasm and superior performance.

Global Services Project Manager StarTek Global Services, Greeley, CO Jun 2000 Aug 2003
Managed AT&T voice services accounts for national customers, coordinating installation and services projects with customers, technicians, and sales staff. Accomplishments: Successful management and completion of large national projects. Facilitated more efficient team meetings by designing and producing a unique agenda / newsletter.

Assistant Marketing Director Greeley Mall Management Office, Macerich Company, Greeley, CO May 1999 - Apr 2000
Planning of all mall events / promotions and advertising, market research; supervised promotion setups; prepared yearly budget; wrote and produced monthly newsletter; designed and produced ads, flyers, and posters; wrote radio-advertising scripts; prepared biweekly and monthly marketing activity reports. Accomplishments: Improved community relations, successfully developed a televised children's reading program in partnership with the Weld County Library and AT&T Cable Services.

Assistant to the President Financial Design and Management Ft. Collins, CO Nov 1994 - Jan 1996
Maintained client files, prepared client statements, customer support, investment reports, correspondence; maintained sales and cross-index logs, and client holding pages; purchased funds over-the-wire; assured office practices and all records met corporate compliance criteria and federal SEC regulation. Accomplishments: Initiated conversion of bookkeeping from spreadsheets and word processing to accounting software making tracking convenient and saving significant amounts of time in client invoice preparation. Initiated and assisted conversion of client databases from manual paper to computerized system.

Assistant to the CEO and LAN Manager Bay Financial Associates Waltham, MA Apr 1993 - Jan 1994
Correspondence, Newsletter production, Coordinated / produced paperwork for specialist bonuses, Design and production of presentation materials; Coordinated agent educational reimbursement program; In-house computer support - training, software update installations,

software and hardware trouble shooting, Novell LAN management.


Accomplishments: Converted databases for use in word processing programs that had previously been retyped, saving approximately eight hours per monthly customer mailing. Rescued files heavily damaged by viruses. Improved presentation materials.

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Professional Development

Certification, Leadership and Management January 2011 University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business Certified Legal Investigator Colorado State University Division of Educational Outreach July 2002 Certified Instructor IC3 (Internet and computing core) 2003 Scholar Ronald E. McNair Research Program Summer 1997 LOMA I - Principles of Life and Health Insurance 1995 LOMA II Life and Health Insurance Company Operations 1995 Priority Management Time Management Systems Seminar 1994

Professional Presentations & Training

Rocky Mountain Assessment in the Arts Conference Rocky Mountain Art Institute July 2011 Presenter Student Services Assessment Institute University of Northern Colorado 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2011 Presenter/trainer North Carolina State Undergraduate Assessment Symposium April 2008 Participant Colorado State University Assessment and Research Symposium March 2008 Participant

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Specialized Training

Quality Matters online education quality training, University of Northern Colorado, December 2008 Vovici Survey Software, December 2008 Diversity in Education Webinar Series, University of Northern Colorado, 2008, ongoing Diversity in Education Colloquium, University of Northern Colorado, April 2008 Priority Management Time Management Systems Seminar, 1994 Make the Connection Goals and Performance-driven Learning, sponsored by Human Capital Institute, October 2010 Leadership in a Chaotic Age, sponsored by NetSpeed Learning Solutions, October 2010 Make Your Learning Programs Irresistible, sponsored by ASTD, October 2010 Be the Hero: Changing Behaviors to Strengthen the Workplace Culture, sponsored by ASTD, December 2010 Are You Using Assessments To Develop Your Employees Yet? Your Competitors Are. Sponsored by Human Capital Institute, January 2011 Maximize Engagement And Alignment To Achieve Superior Organizational Performance. Sponsored by Human Capital Institute, January 2011 Using Rich Media to Drive Learning Results, sponsored by Human Capital Institute, February 2011 Grow on Coach Yourself! Sponsored by Human Capital Institute, February 2011 Understanding and Managing Behavioral Differences, Tracom Group, January 2007

Awards

Teaching Award Certificate of Appreciation for Positive Impact Spring 2008 Student nominated Fellowship Graduate student fellowship award fall semester 2004 Research Awards Graduate Scholar Research Performance Department of Speech Communication University of Northern Colorado Presented for outstanding research May 2002 Excellence in Competitive Papers in Visual Communication The Message Is In The Eye Of The Beholder: Visual Communication As Argument. (Juried) National Communication Association Convention, Atlanta, GA - November 2001

Professional Associations

Current Association of Professional Communication Consultants American Society of Training and Development Recent past International Society for Performance Improvement Front Range Chapter National Communication Association (NCA) * NCA Training & Development Commission past member Board of Directors * NCA Visual Communication Commission * NCA Community College Division International Visual Sociology Association

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Community Service

Tutor K-12 Greeley District Weld 6 students 2007 - 2012 Guest Lecturer Department of Speech Communication for Dr. Lin Suzanne Allen Legal Eagles program, November 2001, Rhetorical Theory January 2003 & October 2003 Visual Communication - Department of Communication for Dr. Sherilyn Marrow Fall 2004 Committee Member Marketing & Communication Committee, Publications subcommittee 1999 - 2000 Children's Festival Steering Committee 1999 - 2000 - United Way of Weld County Advocates for Workplace Excellence, Partners Up Program - Greeley Weld Chamber of Commerce, 1998 - 2000 Judge DECA academic decathlon November 1999, January 2000 Speaker Center for Alcohol Resources and Education for Students March 1997 United Way of Weld County Volunteer - DTP & Computers Friends of A Woman's Place September 1998 Center for Adult Student Services September 1997 to May 1998

Professional Presentations (Juried)

The Message Is In The Eye Of The Beholder: Visual Communication As Argument. Awarded Excellence in Competitive Papers in Visual Communication National Communication Association Convention, Atlanta, GA - November 2001 An analysis and defense of visual elements as argumentative text. I Really Just Wanted To Have a Beer: A Critique of the Schizophrenic Use of the Cathedral of Lady, Antwerp, Belgium National Communication Association Convention, Seattle, WA - November 2000 An analysis of photographs as evidences using Chiam Perelman's theory of presence. The Presence of Segregation: An Exploration Into the Visual Artifacts of Segregation and Oppression National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL November 1999 International Visual Sociology Association, University of Antwerp, Belgium -- July 1999 An analysis of how images contributed to the further development and maintenance of racial inequality in the United States in the late 1800's through 1968. Highlighted experiences include - African-American, Native-American, and Japanese-American.

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Professional Presentations (Non-Juried)

Research interests and other papers

The Hero from Ground Zero: The Rhetorical Transformation of Communal Logos and Loss Rocky Mountain Communication Association, Denver CO, March 2004 An architectural analysis of the WTC memorial finalist. Unpacking Pandorian Boxes: Visual Metaphors for the Suppression of Knowledge. National Communication Association Convention, Atlanta, GA - November 2001 A three-dimensional poster session visually depicting barriers to knowledge based on the Pandoras Box theme, grounded in Michel Foucaults theory of knowledge creation. The Presence of Segregation: An Exploration Into the Visual Artifacts of Segregation and Oppression UNC Research Day April 1999 An analysis of how images contributed to the further development and maintenance of racial inequality in the United States in the late 1800's through 1968. Highlighted experiences include - African-American, Native-American, and Japanese-American. Maximizing Internship Excellence University of California, Irvine McNair Research Symposium August 1997 Rocky Mountain McNair Research Symposium and Grad. Edu. Conference April 1997 UNC Research Day April 1997 A qualitative investigation into attitudes and perceived obstacles to internship prospects. Areas of Interest: Visual communication Interplay Intertextuality Message construction Aesthetics and design, typography Other papers Looking for the Women of my House An adaptation of the poem of the same name by Daisy Zamora in the PBS series The Language of Life: A Festival of Poets With Bill Moyers, 1995 Lemon Tree Autoethnographic reflection available at http://www.scribd.com/angiekoponen

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