Brenda M. Soto

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER + e-LEARNING
+ MULTIMEDIA + TRAINER

M.S. in Education Media Design and Technology. Enthusiast instructional designer with more than 2 years experience in higher education, adult learning, Online & e-Learning. Skilled in course design, training and multimedia development. Management

experience combined with customer service skills.

EMPLOYMENT

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER

Audio Professor

Photographer & Videographer

2015 - present

2012 - 2013

2006 - present

Course Design & Development, Pearson

Universidad del Sagrado Corazón

B2B Audiovisual (Personal Small Business)

Course design and development for new, revision and revamp courses. Develop and support Online learning environments. Provide instructional design consultation to faculty in the development process. Design content for Online delivery and completes documentation to ensure quality. Develop storyboards and multimedia pieces following and meeting accessibility standards.  Course building process in LMS.

Instruct students in the application and theory of sound such as: recording, microphone techniques, Pro Tools, post production, sound design, Foley, ADR, V.O. audio for radio and internet,editing and mixing. Design and deliver course curriculum to students in audio workstation, software and equipment handling. Create presentation tools to deliver information.

Event & corporate photographer, videographer and designer. Edit videos, corporate capsules and documentary. Photography editing and album design. Customer service and product sales. Basic web design and social media. Visit our official website.

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER

2013 - 2015

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico

Design  instructional content and activities for adult learners. Support faculty in the design process of online & hybrid courses. Deliver quality courses based on best practices, learning theories and Quality Matters Rubric. Design web based content for online & hybrid courses using e-learning authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio, SoftChalk & Muse.

EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT

M.S. Education Media Design & Technology

2010

Full Sail University, Winter Park, F.L.

Honors: Perfect Attendance                          GPA: 3.92

Action Research Project: How technology will help math students to improve their performances?

Courses: Media Literacy & Research Methodologies, Multiple Learning Theory Applications, Education Design & Evaluation, Emergent Technologies in a Collaborative Culture, Training &Motivational Development, Musical Theory & Education Applications, Digital Media & Educational Applications, Filmmaking Principles & Education, Game Strategies & Motivation, Learning Management System & Organization, Media Asset Creation, Education Media Project Development.

A.S. Recording Arts

2008

Full Sail University, Winter Park, F.L.

Honors: Perfect Attendance                           GPA: 3.75


Courses: Audio Workstations, Advanced Audio Work Stations, Sound Dynamics, Recording Session, Audio Post Production among other courses.

B.A. Communications

2006

Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, San Juan, P.R.

Honor Student: Magna Cum Laude                  GPA: 3.89

Concentration: TV Production (Telecommunications) & Minor in Marketing.


Courses:
Audio Production, Advanced Audio Production, TV Production I & II, Location Production, Film Production, Management of Mass Media Communications, Basics of Photography, Organizational Behavior, Marketing Principles, Consumer Behavior, Marketing & Services, Marketing Research, Promotion Strategies among other courses.

2014

Adobe Education Train the Trainer

Adobe Education Exchange

75 hour Training. View Certificate

2014

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric

Quality Matters Program, Maryland Online.

View Certificate

2014

Improving your Online Course

Quality Matters Program, Maryland Online.

View Certificate

2014

Adobe Gen Professional: Web Design

Adobe Education Exchange

25 hour Online Course. View Certificate

2014

Digital Imaging for Beginners

Adobe Education Exchange

25 hour Online Course. View Certificate

2014

Adobe Gen Professional: Animation

Adobe Education Exchange

25 hour Online Course. View Certificate

2009

Pro Tools HD 8 Certified Operator Post

By AVID

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SOFTWARE SKILLS

PORTFOLIO

ASSOCIATIONS

Audio Engineer Society

Member since 2008

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International Society for Technology in Education

Member since 2015

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