Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Welcome Melanie Bauer

We'd like to welcome Melanie Bauer as an instructor for CI7083 Instructional Design and Technology in Medical Education class starting Spring 2017.

As a senior instructional designer at the UC College of Nursing, Melanie is responsible for partnering with faculty to design and develop courses in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and post-graduate certificate online programs.

As part of the college’s iPad Initiative, she also collaborates with faculty in the on-site Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs to redesign course content for delivery via iTunes U and multi-touch books developed with iBooks Author, as well as to plan app-based learning activities and assignments. She also works closely with the Center for Academic Technologies and Educational Resources (CATER) to provide faculty professional development on leveraging technology to integrate active learning in the classroom.

Melanie holds a Master of Education in curriculum and instruction with a focus in instructional design and technology, a Bachelor of Science in secondary education, a Bachelor of Arts in French, and a professional certificate in business French, all from the University of Cincinnati. In 2015, she was selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator and a UC eLearning Champion.

In addition to teaching in our program, Melanie teaches a course on instructional technology for learning-centered teaching in the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education program. She is also pursing a second master’s degree in health education and promotion, with a focus in exercise and fitness.