EducationDoctor of Philosophy, Educational Psychology Expected 2020
University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
Chair: Professor Ellen Usher
Masters of Science, Education December, 2012
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Area of specialization: Instructional Systems Technology
Bachelor of Science, Psychology May, 2009
Oakland City University, Indiana
Are of specialization: Psychology of Graphic Design
Provide instructional design expertise for the delivery of online academic programs, specialized educational programs, faculty training, and academic courses delivered via Blackboard in accordance with the Quality Matters rubric. Develops courses for on-line delivery through Blackboard, trains faculty on effective use of multi-media in curriculum, provides technical support to online faculty and students, and supports the e-Campus office.
DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana 2011-2013
Moodle LMS User Support Specialist. Co-coordinated DyKnow support. Coordinated ITAP ePortfolio training and development. Conducted instructional technology workshops and events hosted by Faculty Instructional Technology Support (FITS). Provided classroom support on Blogger, Audacity, SoundClous, Soundslides, Window Live Movie Maker, and Google Sites. Developed instructional materials for Moodle, DyKnow, Google Sites, Blogger, Microsoft Picture Manager, Pixlr, VoiceThread, and Audacity. Managed and assisted with team-based instructional media production projects. Researched and publicize emerging educational technologies.
Coordinated DePauw University’s Student Technology Support. Provided Social Media advising in coordination with Civic, Global and Professional Opportunities. Developed instruction and taught ITAP Training Methods rotations. Supervised, mentored, and trained student ITAP Associates. Redesigned the Instruction & Learning Services Core Competency program for ITAP Associates. Developed formative and summative assessment measure to effectively measure instructional technology services. Developed and presented Online Identity and Personal Branding workshops for Spring 2012. Developed and presented a Prezi workshop Spring 2012.
Project ASPIREE, Vincennes University, Vincennes, Indiana 2010-2011
Provided services to Project ASPIREE participants including: Career planning, Educational information, Financial aid assistance. Gave presentations. Participated in workshops. Facilitated campus visits and cultural events. Prepared and maintained written records and summary reports. Gained grant writing experience. Attended professional development conferences. Designed a FAFSA eLearning course with Dreamweaver, Captivate, and HotPotatoes.
Ireland Home Based Services , Vincennes, Indiana 2010- 2010
Case Manager/Youth Counselor
Supervised visitations between parents and children. Parent training, Case management, and Juvenile mentoring. Documented services and provided monthly updates to DCS
University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana Spring 2009
Maintained Blackboard. Assisted with teaching of “Getting on Course”. Assisted with teaching a Career Planning course. Advised academic probation students on career planning. Utilized assessments such as: MBTI, Holland, Major-Minor Finder, and CareerCruising.
Graphic Design Skills | HTML, CSS, PHP, Web design and maintenance, Graphic design, Video and audio editing
Web-based Tools | Google Apps for Education, Wordpress, VoiceThread, SoundCloud, Pixlr, Prezi, ThingLink, Screencast-o-matic
Video/Audio Programs | ProShow Gold, Windows Live Movie Maker, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Audacity, Soundslides, Camtasia, Tegrity, Adobe Premiere
Software & Programs | Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle, DyKnow, Microsoft Office 2015, Adobe CS6 (Premiere, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Captivate, Media Encoder, & Reader), iSpring
Awards & Honors
Magna Cum Laude, Oakland City University 2009
Dean’s List, Oakland City University 2006-2009
Presidential Scholarship, Oakland City University 2006-2009
Pritchard, M. J. (February, 2013). Developing Literacies through Digital Stories. Poster session presented at EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting 2013, Denver, CO.
Pritchard, M.J. (March, 2013). Portfolio Workshop: Panel Discussion. Presented at IST Conference 2013, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
Member, eLearning Guild Since 2011
Member, EDUCAUSE Since 2011
Student Affiliate, APA Division 15 Since 2015
Member, Kentucky Society for Technology in Education Since 2015
Book Reviewer, Mastering Prezi for Business, Packt Publishing 2012
Presenter, FRED Talk, University of Kentucky October 2014
Attendee, AIKCU Technology Conference, St. Catherine College June 2014
Attendee, Kentucky Innovations Conference, University of Kentucky 2013
Graduate Member, Applied Psychometric Strategies (APS) Lab Fall 2014