R. Craig Collins VitÆ

2600 S. First, Temple, TX | 254-298-8461 | controlling@templejc.edu
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EDUCATION

University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Ph.D. work in Educational Computing                                                                                                                                                                        2001-

 

University of North Texas, Denton, TX

M.S. in Computer Education and Cognitive Systems                                                                                                                                       1996-2000

Focus on eLearning, Distance Education, and Technology

University of Texas-El Paso, El Paso, TX

B.B.A in Computer Information Systems                                                                                                                                                                  1980-1995

Areas of Concentration: Operating Systems and Productivity Software

B.B.A with Honors, Honors Certificate

AWARDS

NISOD Excellence in Teaching National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development(twice)
Nominated for Temple College Teacher of the Year
Who’s Who Among Teachers in America
Who's Who in American Education
Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges
Who's Who in Academia
Alpha Chi National Honor Society
Golden Key National Honor Society
National Deans List
Top Ten Senior, University of Texas-El Paso

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Temple College, Temple, TX                                                                                                                                                                                             2004-          

Professional Development Coordinator
Instructor - ITSC 1305 Intro to Operating Systems (DOS, Windows, Linux)

Instructor - ITSC 1313/IMED 1316 Internet/Web Page Design
Instructor - CPMT 1304 Microcomputer System Software (iOS/Android)

Instructor - IMED 2311 Portfolio Development

Instructor - ARTC 1325 Intro to Computer Graphics

Instructor - CMPT 2449 Advanced Computer Networking Technologies (Windows/Linux)

Instructor - ITSE 1294 CIS for Health Care (Windows/Office)

Instructor - ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I (MS Office)

Instructor - COSC 1301 Integrated Software Applications I (MS Office)

Instructor - BCIS 1301 Integrated Software Applications I (MS Office)

Instructor - ITSW 2334 Advanced Spreadsheets (Excel)

Instructor - ITNW 2401 Server Administration, (Windows 2003)

Instructor - ITNW 2405 Network Administration (Linux)

Instructor - ITSY 2400 Operating Systems Security

Instructor - CPMT 1404 Microcomputer System Software                                                                                                              

Developed syllabi and overall course structure, delivered instruction, and administered grades

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, TX                                                                                                                                                       2001-2007

Adjunct Faculty – Intro to Computer Science and Information Systems
Adjunct Faculty – Business Computer Applications                                                                                                                             

Developed syllabi and overall course structure, delivered instruction, and administered grades

Cedar Valley College, Dallas, TX                                                                                                                                                                                     2003-2006

Adjunct Faculty – Instructor - ITSC 1413/IMED 1416 Internet/Web Page Design

Adjunct Faculty - ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I (MS Office)

Adjunct Faculty - COSC 1301 Integrated Software Applications I (MS Office)

Adjunct Faculty - BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications I (MS Office)

Developed syllabi and overall course structure, delivered instruction, and administered grades

Texas State Technical College                                                                                                                                                                                          1999-2000

Department Chair/ Faculty: Integrated Digital Imaging Department, Digital Media Department
Interact with College, direct staff, manage department, Curriculum and Professional Development, Distance Education development               

Instructor - Advanced Web Pages
Instructor - Digital Imaging
Instructor - 3-D Animation
Developed syllabi and overall course structure, delivered instruction, and administered grades

Assistant Department Chair/Faculty: Computer Networking Systems                                                                                                 1995-1999
Instructor - Introduction to Computer Networking

Instructor - Telecommunications

Instructor - Operating Systems I & II

Instructor - Computer Applications

Instructor - Database I & II

Instructor - Emerging Technologies
Developed syllabi and overall course structure, delivered instruction, and administered grades

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Creative Education Institute (CEI),  Waco, TX

Trainer, technical support                                                                                                                                                                                                 2003–2005

Supported member schools, and provided training to faculty and staff, beta testing

CORD, Center for Occupational Research and Development, Waco, TX

Research Associate                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2000–2003

Designed and set up National Academy Foundation support web site, Maintained Academy web site and content distribution
Delivering professional development to faculty, Oversaw development for nationwide Academy of IT curriculum
      Developed curriculum for Internet and Web
      Developed curriculum for System Support and Computer Maintenance
      Developed curriculum for Logic for Programming
      Developed curriculum for Digital Networks
      Developed curriculum for Databases
      Developed curriculum for Digital Media

Scott Jones College Publishers, El Granada, CA

Author, Review, Contributing Editor                                                                                                                                                                          1999–2004

PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS

“Distance Education: Is it right for Tech Prep?” Connections Vol. 10, No 9 (2001): 6-7
Co-wrote: Mastering Today's Software: Paradox 5.0 (ISBN 0-03-01072-6) and Instructor’s Manual
Co-wrote: Mastering Today’s Software: Access 2.0 (ISBN 0-03-015537-1)
Co-wrote: Productivity Software Guide: Paradox 5; (ISBN 0-03-011079-3)
Contributing Ed: Lab Activities for the World Wide Web (ISBN 1-57676-039-1)

Presentations

Fusion, Desire2Learn Users Conference, 2011, Denver, CO
•     Lean Approaches to Training
NISOD, International Conference on Teaching Excellence, 2011, Austin, TX
•     Whole Brain Learning
•     Zero Week
NISOD, International Conference on Teaching Excellence, 2010, Austin, TX
•  Did I mention that it's FREE? Support Learning Styles and Pedagogical Foundations with Software Solutions
Fusion, Desire2Learn Users Conference, 2009, St. Paul, MN
•     Lean Approaches to Training
NISOD, International Conference on Teaching Excellence, 2009, Austin, TX
•    Student Support: Learning Styles, Pedagogical Foundations, and Software Solutions
NISOD, International Conference on Teaching Excellence, 2008, Austin, TX
•     Support for Asynchronous Learning... tools and implementation
Invited to Oxford Round Table, 2007, London, England
•     Regulation of Cyberspace
NISOD, International Conference on Teaching Excellence, 2006, Austin, TX
•     Learning Styles and Asynchronous Learning Support
League for Innovation Conference on Information Technology, 2005, Dallas, TX
•     Learning Styles and Asynchronous Learning Support
Creative Education Institute, 2004, Austin, TX
•     Technology Training to Support Educational Consultants
Field Reader for Department of Education, 2003, Washington DC
•     Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers To Use Technology (PT3)
Presented at National Academy Foundation, 2003, Phoenix, AZ
•     Advanced Web, Servers, Digital Content, Media Production
Presented at Academy of Information Technology, 2003, Waco, TX
•     Digital networks, Digital Audio/Video, Media Production
Presented at National Tech Prep Network, 2002, Cincinnati, OH
•     Digital media, Web Pages, Internet Communications
Presented at National Academy Foundation Institute, 2002 Atlanta, GA
•     Logic for Programming, Systems, Advanced Web, Digital Media
Presented at NTPN, 2001, Dallas, TX
•     Video Conferencing tools
Presented at NAF Summer Institute, 2001, San Antonio, TX
•     Introduction to the Internet
Presented NTPN, 2000, Charlotte, NC
•     Creating Simple Web Pages, Using the Internet
Presented NAF Teacher Institute, 2000, Washington DC
•     Web site access, design
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

SERVICE

Temple College Faculty Professional Consultation 2015-
Temple College Faculty Council Faculty Advancement Committee 2015-
Temple College Faculty Council Communications Officer2012-
Temple College Faculty Council Teacher of the Year Committee2009-
Advanced Teacher Certification trainer, Dallas/Corpus Christi, 2011
WECM Statewide Curriculum Review, Midland TX, 2011
Temple College Assessment Committee/Core Curriculum Assessment 2010-2011
Temple College Achieving the Dream Zero Week Committee 2010-
Temple College Achieving the Dream Continuous Orientation Committee 2010-
Temple College Educational Services Committee (Computer Literacy Committee) 2009-
Temple College Professional Development Coordinator 2009-
Temple College Faculty Council FOG (Faculty Orientation Group) 2009-
Temple College Distance Ed/eLearning Advisory Committee 2008-
Temple College Distance Ed Coordinator Search Committee 2008
Temple College Government Faculty Search Committee 2008
Temple College SACS Accreditation QEP pilot committee 2008
Temple College Barnhart Teacher of the Year Award Committee 2005, 2007, 2008
Temple College Information Technology Advisory Board 2005-2007
Temple College Faculty Council, 2004-
TSTC Computer Networking and Systems Administration Advising Officer 1998-1999
TSTC Computer Networking and Systems Administration Development Officer 1999

COMMUNITY SERVICE

St. Alban's Episcopal Church Vestry 2008-2011
St. Alban's Memorial School Board of Trustees 1996-2005

Education

2001 – present               University of North Texas              Denton, Texas
PhD level class work: Educational Computing
Classes taken:
•         CECS 6210 (3) Interactive Video
•         CECS 6300 (3) Artificial Intelligence in Education
•         CECS 6400 (3) Administration of Technology Facilities
•         CECS 5570 (3) Legal and Ethical Issues in Educational Computing

1996 - 1999                   University of North Texas              Denton, Texas
Master of Science: Computer Education and Cognitive Systems
Courses taken:
•         CECS 5110 (3) Computer Assisted Instruction
•         CECS 5100 (3) Educational Computer Language
•         CECS 5310 (3) Human Computer Interaction
•         ATTD 5010 (3) Designing Technical Training Programs
•         EDER 5210 (3) Educational Statistics
•         CECS 5200 (3) Technical Media in Education
•         CECS 5400 (3) Internet Services
•         CECS 5210 (3) Instructional Systems Design
•         ATTD 5800 (3) Distance Education Techniques
•         CECS 5300 (3) Cognitive Processing
•         CECS 5420 (3) Internet Navigation
•         CECS 5580 (3) Readings in Computer Education

1980 - 1995                   University of Texas-El Paso         El Paso, Texas
BBA w/Honors: Computer Information Systems
Course work areas:
•         Operating Systems
•         Application Software
•         Management Information Systems
•         Data Communications