Arthur Anthony Noel Beltran

About

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Hi! I am Arthur and I love helping people in using computer technology, developing interactive learning materials, creating stunning visual designs and building compelling websites.

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Professional Experiences

Instructional Technology Specialist
July 2015 - Present
Center for Learning and Teaching
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

Work with and take direction from senior instructional designers regarding the development and production of instructional materials, courseware product, learning tools, and technologies.

Provided technology and programming support to the faculty for the production of instructional materials and serves as the technical lead on the development of learning tools, the development and delivery of instructional technology related workshops and tutorials.


Instructional Assistant
January 2010 - May 2015
University of Houston, Houston, TX

Developed course related materials such as online course syllabus, course websites, technology tutorials, presentations, graphics, posters and brochures.

Facilitated and organized workshops for faculty members, staff and graduate assistant in using innovative applications for education.

Worked under the mentorship of Dr. Sara McNeil and Dr.Bernard Robin of the Learning, Design and Technology program.


Teaching Assistant
June 2014 - August 2014
University of Houston, Houston, TX

Developed course related materials, facilitated discussions, graded quizzes and assignments for a course via Blackboard in online educational materials development and issues in distance learning (CUIN 7376 & CUIN 7356) in the Learning, Design and Technology program.

Worked under the mentorship of Dr. Sara McNeil and Dr.Bernard Robin of the Learning, Design and Technology program.


Teaching Assistant
January 2014 - May 2014
University of Houston, Houston, TX

Developed course related materials and facilitated discussions via Blackboard and Moodle for an Instructional Design graduate course (CUIN 7390) in the Learning, Design and Technology program.

Worked under the mentorship of Dr. Sara McNeil and Dr. Susie Gronseth of the Learning, Design and Technology program.


Graduate Assistant
August 2009 - December 2009
University of Houston, Houston, TX

Worked as an assistant to the instructional designer of the College of Education in delivering course materials in Blackboard and facilitation of educational technology in the college (e.g. software testing, hardware testing, course website maintenance, technical support).

Worked under Velvette Laurence, instructional designer of the College of Education.


Educational Technology Instructor
November 2005 - May 2009
University of Santo Tomas, Manila, PHILIPPINES

Worked as an instructor in the teacher education program (Pre-school, Elementary and Secondary levels) to teach undergraduate Educational Technology courses (e.g office applications, website development, instructional design, interactive content development, graphic design) at the College of Education.


Computer Teacher
June 2007 - May 2009
Education High School
University of Santo Tomas, Manila, PHILIPPINES

Worked as a high school teacher to teach Computer Education subjects (e.g office applications, website development, graphic design, programming, interactive content development) for all levels at the laboratory high school of the College of Education.


Online and Field Instructor
May 2004 - March 2007
National Service Training Program
University of Santo Tomas, Manila, PHILIPPINES

Worked as an online and field instructor and course developer for the National Service Training Program (NSTP) course, a mandated course for Filipino college students aimed in enhancing civic consciousness and defense preparedness by developing the ethics of service and patriotism. The online course were delivered via Blackboard LMS.


Skills

Organizational Skills
Instructional design
Training materials development
Organizational training
Website development and maintenance
Graphic design

Technical Skills
Training content design (Articulate Suite, Camtasia, Captivate and SnagIt)
LMS contents development and implementation (Blackboard, Moodle and Coursera)
Website programming (HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Coldfusion and SQL)
Use of office applications (From word processor to databases)
Image editing and composition (Photoshop and Illustrator)
Video and audio editing (Premiere, Sony Vegas and Audacity)
Desktop publishing (InDesign and Publisher)


Education

Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Learning, Design and Technology
August 2011 - May 2015
University of Houston, Houston, TX

Dissertation: The Design and Development of Invenciones De La Inventiva website: The Experiences of a Non-Spanish Speaker Instructional Designer

Online Publication

Lowering Education’s Cost Through Free or Open Source Techology
eSchool News
7920 Norfolk Ave, Suite 900, Bethesda, MD 20814
Link to the Article

Awards and Scholarships

2011 - 2015 Doctoral Student Tuition Fellowship
2011 - 2015 Texas Public Education Grant
2011 - 2015 College of Education Scholarship

Master of Education in Instructional Technology
August 2009 - May 2011
University of Houston, Houston, TX

Awards and Scholarships

2009 - 2011 Graduate Student Tuition Fellowship
2010 - 2011 Texas Public Education Grant

Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Computer Technology
June 2000 - March 2004
University of Santo Tomas, Manila, PHILIPPINES