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Michele I
Writer #23658
Brooklyn, NY
Joined 7/30/2018
4 Star Rating
317 Projects
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Creative learning experience designer (curriculum, instructional design) with expansive experience in the design of learning assets (live and F2F learning events, print and digital collateral) that enhance performance, knowledge, skills, practices, and outcomes for learners of all types.

Writer/content developer with capacity for creating materials that bolster messages, generate funds, recommend effective strategies, and highlight impact across a range of entities, including agencies focused on critical social causes.
Newsletter Content
Script/Video
Article
Book
Education
Blog Post
Non Profit
Other
Grant/Proposal
White Paper

Specialties

Curriculum development, non-profit writing, content development, instructional design, grant writing, learning experience design consultation, training design, networking and community organizing, editing

Interests

Education, e-learning, blended learning, content creation, editing, developing learning assets that support learning/training opportunities

Education

Teachers College, Columbia University

Studied educational administration

Other

150 Projects Completed

My work spans industry depending on the area of expertise the client seeks.

Non-profit: grant writing, curriculum design, content development, professional development, articles, blog

Corporate: Articles, blogs, L&D collateral, instructional design, training development, white papers, storyboarding virtual training/learning events, e_learning

Educational media: Lesson plans, discussion, instructional, and study guides, articles

Non Profit

100 Projects Completed

Educational Writing & Consulting – Brooklyn, NY 1996-Present
Independent contractor with 25+ years of professional experience. Provide professional expertise and support in learning design, content development, writing and editing (with educational bent), grant writing, and program development and management.

Non-profit, education, and business writing Create a variety of materials for non-profits and businesses that pinpoint successes, highlight best practices and trends, and underscore impact. Develop concise, crisp, and detailed products. Retain a strong a portfolio of over 40+ items that include published articles, best practices guides, strategic plans, qualitative assessments, technical documents, program recommendations, newsletters,
discussion guides, etc.

Education

1 Projects Completed

Learning Experience Designer

• Conceptualize digital and print instructional strategy and collateral for corporations, non-profit
organizations, and media entities serving range of learners.
• Conduct needs and task analyses to identify and develop educational programs.
• Collaborate with clients and SMEs to create virtual and instructor-led blended learning programs.
• Develop deliverables such as eLearning and face-to-face courses/modules, self-study material, skills and
knowledge assessments, on-the-job-learning, job aides, facilitator and participant guides, facilitation
scripts, etc.
• Storyboard interactive learning objects and scaffolded content in line with learning objectives.
• Inform visual and video elements of learning products in partnership with creative/development teams.
• Review course content to suggest content and multimedia enhancements and/or edit content.
• Apply modern instructional and learning techniques, practices, and theories to content development.
• Coach, mentor, and train learning and development professionals, curriculum developers, etc.
• Produce range of marketing/informational content on learning/instructional trends and practices.
• Possess strong writing, communication, organizational, conceptual, and project management skills.

Grant/Proposal

50 Projects Completed

Successful grant writer with capacity for raising funds for broad base of non-profit organizations addressing a range of causes and audiences.

Blog Post

10 Projects Completed

Create blog posts for blended learning company, online grant writing site. Capable of producing pieces across content areas.

White Paper

6 Projects Completed

Produce white papers for blended learning industry. Topics are centered on critical learning approaches and tools.

Script/Video

0 Projects Completed

Create storyboards and scripts for a variety of elearning programs and initiatives (videos, authoring software, etc.)

Book

0 Projects Completed

Wrote Interaith Understanding:Possibilities for Schools Book introducing youth-focused programs as effective models that promote multi-faith understanding in schools of all types.

Newsletter Content

0 Projects Completed

Write short pieces to include in product newsletters, in this case directed to parents. Draw on excellent interview, research, and writing skills to address critical issues and frame context.

Article

0 Projects Completed

Write across a range of topics using solid interview and research skills to get at the heart of the story.

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