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  1. 1. Daniel M. Downs5 South Pine StreetBradford, MA 01835(603) 380-3708Email: danieldownsphotography@gmail.comEducation:2013 Argosy University - Sarasota, Sarasota, FL Ed.DInstructional Leadership-Educational Technology2006 Endicott College Beverly, MA - Masters of Education2004 Tufts University Medford, MA - Bachelors of Fine ArtsResearch interests:Project Based Leaning and Constructivism with multimedia/technology classroominstruction. (more)Employment:Bunker Hill Community College, Charlestown, MassachusettsDepartment of Computer Information TechnologyAdjunct Professor December 2011 – PresentCourses Taught:CIT 101 Computer EssentialsCIT 110 Computer Applications and ConceptsCIT 537 Developing Mobile Applications for Android and iPhoneResponsible for instruction of computer courses using in class instruction and Pearson E-Learning platform to teach students with a wide range of computer literacy. Courses alsoincluded lecture and lab time for student projects and skill development.Winchester High School, Winchester, MassachusettsDepartment of Educational TechnologyComputer Education Teacher August 2008 - PresentWeb Design I&IICourses which introduce and develop students abilities to make websites usingHTML/CSS/Javascript and PHP computer languages. Students also learn how touse Adobe Photoshop,Dreamweaver,Illustrator and Flash.Developing Mobile ApplicationsCourse enabling students to learn how to design, develop and test mobileapplications on the IOS and Android devices.Sports MarketingBusiness course introducing students to marketing concepts using the context ofthe world of sports. Students investigate how to develop their own product anddevelop a plan for real world marketing opportunities using the web, social mediaand graphics.
  2. 2. Animation I&IICourses teaching the basics of computer animation, movement and Adobe Flashsoftware. Students create a portfolio of videos which show their abilities to tellstories, create graphics and create realistic movement.Haverhill High School, Haverhill, MassachusettsFine Arts DepartmentArt Teacher August 2007-July 2008Computer GraphicsUsing Adobe Photoshop and project assignments students create idea drivenportfolio based on business concepts and skill lessons. StudentsBasic Art(Course description)Photography(Course description)Haverhill Public Schools, Haverhill, MassachusettsDepartment of Special EducationItinerant Art Teacher August 2006 – July 2007Special Needs Art Classes (K-8)(Course description)EDUCATION CONSULTATIONS:Curriculum Development for Bunker Hill Community College- Certificate inMobile Application Development Chosen to write curriculum for Certificate in MobileDevelopment program at institution. Currently includes two separate tracks(IOS,Android)and total of 6 courses.Technology Curriculum Development Consultation-Springfield Public SchoolsSpringfield, Massachusetts August 2012Provided week long training and curriculum development training in mobile applicationcurriculum for staff of the Technology Department of the Springfield Public Schools.Technology Curriculum Consultation –St. Thomas Aquinas High School Dover,NHJanuary 2012Met with Technology leadership team and helped them develop strategies for integratingmobile applications into their curriculum.GRADUATE LEVEL TEACHING:Developing A Mobile Applications Curriculum For Educators Endicott CollegeBeverly, MassachusettsDigital Photography for Teachers Professional Development Course Endicott CollegeBeverly, Massachusetts
  3. 3. LEADERSHIP TRAINING:MassCUE Leadership Training for Technology DirectorsPROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:Articles Under Review or In Preparation:Doctoral student with coursework completed. Anticipated research involves students inProject Based Learning curriculum using technology.Manuals:Teachers guide to developing mobile apps. & curriculumInvited Presentations:Linux Northeast 2013 Presenting “Benefits of Android Development Using Linux”Harvard UniversityBoston Tech Forum Led educator roundtable on the topic ”Students Developing MobileApplications”Burlington,MassachusettsEDCO Learning CollaborativeWorkshop Presentations:Bunker Hill Community College Summer Career Days 2012MassCUE Power Up To Learning 2012 “Developing A Mobile ApplicationsCurriculum”Gillette Stadium Foxborough, MassachusettsMassCUE Leadership Conference “Leadership Strategies To A Mobile Curriculum”Holy Cross College Worcester, MassachusettsResearch Activities:Doctoral Research PBL w/MultimediaDeveloped “Mobile Application Curriculum using Flash CS 5.5”Article Reviews for Journals and Proposal Reviews for Professional Conferences:Awards and Honors:Teacher/Staff Tribute 2008/2009 The Winchester Foundation For EducationalExcellence Celebrating Innovation & ExcellenceTeacher/Staff Tribute 2010/2012 The Winchester Foundation For Educational ExcellenceCelebrating Innovation & ExcellenceProfessional Service Activities:Club Advisor for Harvard Model Congress and Sachem Stock Exchange
  4. 4. Head Coach Varsity Ultimate Frisbee TeamMember Of "Focus On The Future" District Steering CommitteeMember of District Curriculum & Technology TeamWebmaster for district website(maintained teacher and administrative web pages)Professional Affiliations:BATECMember MASS CUE(Massachusetts Computer Using Educators)Bunker Hill Community CollegeEndicott CollegeComputer Languages: HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, Actionscript 3.0Software: Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, IllustratorWord, Excel, Powerpoint, Google DocsArt TeacherHaverhill High School Haverhill, MA Sep 06 - Aug 08Basic Art (Drawing, Painting, Sculpture)Photography I (Camera functions, film development and processing, black and whiteProcessing)Graphic Design (Photoshop, Design concepts, advertising)Software: PhotoshopSkills: Black & White film processing, Portrait & Figure DrawingHaverhill Teacher Professional Development: Instructor for "Digital Photography forTeachers" course. College credit offered through Endicott College Beverly, Ma.Arts & Learning Curriculum Design, Technology, Graphic Arts, Music, Writing, Research Methods