Stephen Mendonca_Teaching_CV_2018
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Location: Tomball, TX, USA
University: Lone Star College
Major: English

Stephen Mendonca_Teaching_CV_2018

STEPHEN J. MENDONCA
16107 Lakegrove Forest , Tomball, TX 77377
xxx-xxx-xxxx * xxx-xxx-xxxx

SUMMARY OF TEACHING/ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
• Over 15 years of teaching English to various age groups at school and college levels
• Development of course materials and assess student mastery of academic skills and competencies as determined by course outcomes
• Guidance and tutoring of students (English)
• Curriculum design for online, hybrid, and Competency-Based Learning
• Teaching piano and musical skills to young children, ages 5 to 12.
• Experience with technology-enhanced online teaching and communication
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
• Demonstrated experience in measuring student learning outcomes, developing curriculum, assessing and improving student learning and evaluating course efficacy
• Strong experience teaching with a variety of classroom technologies
• Proven experience teaching and relating to students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds
• Understanding of developmental math, English, and reading strategies and learning methodologies for community college students
RELATED SKILLS
• Effective communicating
• Presentation skills
• Decision making
• Dealing with difficult people
• Effective listening
• Behavioral interviewing
• Human performance technology, training
• Habits of highly effective people



CURRENT ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

2006-Present Visiting Professor, Devry University, Houston, Texas
• Professional and Technical Writing, Critical Thinking, Ethics
• Leadership, Teamwork, Collaboration

2003-Present Lone Star College Faculty, English/Humanities
• Developed Competency-Based Education curriculum
• Founder, Galaxy 21 Innovation Forum on Culture & Humanities
• ENGL 1301, 1302 – undergraduate rhetoric/literature
• Literature: British/World/American Literature/Film
• Consistently positive teaching evaluations

2004-Present Associate Professor at University of Phoenix
• Communications, Humanities, Rhetoric, Literature
• Awarded “Outstanding Teacher of the Year” 2014


CORPORATE EMPLOYMENT

1997-2002 Executive Director, Global Public Sector Solutions at Hewlett-Packard
-- Responsible for organizing and marketing technology solutions
targeted at government, education, and healthcare industries
-- Pioneered e-government as a blueprint for government efficiency
-- Developed e-commerce solutions and practices for industry

1981-1997 Director of Industry Solutions Marketing, Boca Raton, Florida
-- Preceded by a position in corporate communications & marketing
-- In these positions, I gained valuable skills in technology marketing,
worldwide marketing, communications, and international business

1980-1981 Dean, Humanities & Communications, Nova University, Davie, Florida
-- Innovative role in shaping a 3-year baccalaureate degree program
-- Course design of English, Humanities, and Communications degree
-- Teaching and student advisement (undergraduates)
-- Administration, conflict resolution, academic teaching standards
EDUCATION

1. Ph.D. English Literature Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
-- Dissertation: The Vision of Iris Murdoch, to be published 2018.
-- Emphasis on 20th Century English Literature
-- Degree conferral pending - 2018
2. Master of Arts, English Literature University of Pune, India
-- Emphasis on Literary Criticism
3. Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy/Ethics De Nobili College/Rome
4. University of Detroit, MI Graduate credits in Rhetoric
5. Loyola Marymount University/LA Graduate credits in Communications
6. Studies in Classical Pianoforte Trinity College of Music, London, UK



SELECT PUBLICATIONS

Books
1. Epiphany, A Selection of Poems, February 2014
2. xxx-xxx-xxxx : Winning Strategies for the Online Economy, 250 pages, Prentice-Hall, May 2001
3. BASIC for Everybody – A Beginner’s Guide to Programming, April ’84.

Articles/Papers
• “Galaxy 21 Forum: Best Practices in Academic Enrichment”, 2016
• “Designing Significant Learning Experiences,” Innovations, 2014
• “Creating a Climate of Innovation in Higher Education,” Innovations, 2013
• “Authentic Learning, A Rubric for Academic Enrichment”, HETL, 2013
• “E-Voting Technology in the US,” in Government Technology, March 2005
• “E-Government Challenges and Solutions”
Analytic View of the E-Government Marketplace May 2001 – White Paper
• “E-Government Portals: An Introductory Survey”, June 2000
• Global Value Chain Management – A Strategy Primer, Sep. ‘99

TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL ENRICHMENT

• Higher Education Teaching and Learning Conference, Orlando, Jan 2013
• Innovations Conference, League of Innovation, Philadelphia, April 2012
• Blended Learning/Teaching, Devry University, Summer 2011
• Significant Learning, University of Phoenix, Summer 2011
• Diversity Training, University of Phoenix, Fall 2011
• Adjunct Certification Program (completed) Spring 2011
• English Tutor Training - Levels 1, 2, 3 up to Master Tutor
• Critical Thinking Skills, University of Phoenix, Houston – 2004

NON-PROFIT INITIATIVES

• C. S. Lewis Book Club, Houston
• Director, Galaxy 21 Humanities Forum at Lone Star College (2008-PRESENT)
• Editor, Newsletter, Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Houston, Texas

English, Teaching, Corporate Executive, Communications, Development, Learning