Welcome to my Blog!

Feel free to browse my blog below for recent posts, instructional design samples, articles and video releases. Or you can find more of my content on the platforms below.
Lessons in Public Health
Educational Video Series for CUNY SPH. Watch the videos that inspired the design of our future graduate curriculum.
 Recording & Editing High Quality Virtual Interviews via Zoom
Digital Storytelling at Manhattan College (COMM 304) is offered to undergraduates majoring in Communications. The module below was used to instruct students on recording their interviews remotely via zoom during the pandemic.
Question everything: Journalism in the age of fake news
Tips for verifying accurate information and ethical storytelling on the internet.
Healing through storytelling
Coping with loss and grief during COVID-19
New Yorker's Free Admission Campaign​
Through Infographics and Social Media Design, I create imagery to share complex information about New Yorker's rights to free admission to seventeen of our City’s most prominent museums, zoos, botanical gardens, performance arts and science centers and aquarium.
Infographics Sample
I created this infographic using Infogram to lay out some important identity theft information as part of a graduate school assignment.
New Student Workshop for Solano Community College
As a project for Bushell Consulting, I created multiple animated orientation videos welcoming new students to the college. This interactive branching experience guides new students on a choose-your-own-adventure style journey, in preparation for their meeting with an admissions counselor.
Discovery Learning in the Classroom
This interactive Prezi presentation was created to tell the history of Jerome Bruner, the inventor of "Discovery Learning", and how I utilize his theories in my classroom.
How to Create a High Quality Podcast
This quick A to Z Guide to Podcasting explains everything you need to create, record and share your very own podcast. It is designed to familiarize you with the basics of podcasting, and break down all the technical aspects from recording to posting. Learn at your own pace, from home or on-the-go. Watch a promotional video for this course below:
Storytelling with Digital Media
This online crash course will help students develop the essential skills for creating professional images, videos and sound. Through fun hands-on activities, learners will build a digital portfolio showing off their documentary film in an online presentation format. Basically, they will create a story, make it beautiful and share it with the world! The digital badge system guides them through a progressive collection of achievements in a fun and encouraging way. Create, Level Up, Repeat.
Money Management (for 8th graders)
This hybrid class (created in Blackboard LMS) will teach 8th grade fundamentals of personal finance. In this group project, I created Module 3 on credit and borrowing, and I designed the course graphics (including the VoiceThread template below).
Adjusting Your Sedentary Workspace for Optimal Health
This MOOC (created in Canvas LMS) will teach workers who sit at a computer for most of their workday how to create and adjust their workspace for optimal health. They will learn how to choose the best options for them and how to incorporate those options into their workday.The following is a personal health assessment I created in H5P along with a podcast that I produced to provide information from a subject matter expert in the field of biomechanics and physical therapy.
Cybersecurity for Higher Education Professionals
This online workshop (created in Google Sites) explores the role and importance of cybersecurity for educational technologists and IT professionals within a higher education environment. "Cybersecurity for Higher Education Professionals" highlights the ethical components related to data security, and asks IT professionals and educational technologists to create an infographic, video tutorial and a proposal for various audiences.The following video is an introduction to this course which I created in VideoScribe.
Adobe Captivate Demo/Sample
View a sample assessment I created in Adobe Captivate.
Photography 101
This interactive Voicethread presentation was created by my senior student interns at Manhattan College to train new hires in best practices for photography assignments.
Filmmaking Tips for the Picture House
I am honored to be featured on The Picture House's At Home Education series.
The Quadrangle feature
I am honored to be featured in the Manhattan College newpaper. My very talented former student Madalyn Johnson wrote this article about my career in education.
8 Essential Tips for Recording Professional Quality Videos From Home.
Whether you are recording a lecture, a selfie video for social media or just want to look fabulous in your video meetings, this essential guide explains how to use your webcam or cell phone camera to capture high quality videos that make you look like a pro!
Video Equipment that won't break the bank. No heavy lifting required.
Here is a look at my personal video equipment recommendations based on years of testing, trial and error.
Teaching Tidbits
Check out my appearance on Teaching Tidbits Live with Carlos Guevara of CUNY Hostos for tips on looking fabulous on camera & surviving quarantine!
Student Showcase: Spring 2021 Digital Storytelling at Manhattan College
COMM 304: Digital Storytelling at Manhattan College asked students to create four types of digital media to be featured on their personal portfolio websites (video, podcast, photo & print). Offered in a completely online format due to the covid-19 pandemic, these students showed great resilience during an uncertain time, to learn new skills & showcase their creativity.
Student Showcase: Fall 2020 Digital Storytelling at Manhattan College
View these samples of my students' work from Fall 2020.
Behind the Scenes
See me struggle through this interview as I overcome my fear of being on the other side of the camera. Seriously though it was a great experience and I hope you enjoy this 1st ever video all about me! Thanks to Code 360 for the opportunity to share my behind the scenes.
Capture the Clarity
A personal reminder to WRITE.
Give a Little
Please enjoy this award-winning funny film I directed and edited, called "Give a Little".The concept was inspired by "Home Alone lost in New York" and "Elf". I hope you do enjoy it.
Fall of the Albatross Music Videos
Experimental music video for Fall of the Albatross- directed by LoudaVision Productions with LandSky Media and Phillip Ferrigon on camera. Love this fog machine and fun lighting! This was so fun.
Fundraising for Flint
Check out this short documentary I created along with the 5th grade girls at Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle to help Flint, Michigan in their water crisis.I'll never forget these girls. It was such a rewarding experience to see them engaged and giving back.Thanks to the Picture House for this opportunity.
New Music Video
Check out this funny music video I directed.
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