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Ernie Puglisi

Content Coordinator
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Primary Discipline: Academic Support Services / Content Repositories
Member Type: Staff
Last Login: Jul 08, 2011
Member Since: Jul 08, 2011

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Surry Community/Technical College (Education, Community/Technical College, NC, United States) - Primary Affiliation
Oriac Technology Partners (Corporation, Other, NC, United States)

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Skills and Interests

 CompTIA Security+ Certified Professional  Over ten years of technology and IT training experience with Master’s degree in Instructional Technology earned in 2008  Proficient at creating syllabi and materials for both traditional and online (Moodle, Blackboard, Centra and Pearson Education Myitlab) undergraduate courses, technology seminars and workshops  Hired, trained and managed software development, desktop support, and IT training teams  Extensive web-design and desktop technology skills include Adobe Creative Suite (CS 3/4), Adobe Acrobat & Illustrator, MySQL, PHP, Java script, Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, Delphi, Visual Studio, MS Project, MS Office, MS PowerPoint  Extensive knowledge of LAN/WAN technologies including design, management, and support  Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills including hardware repair, networking, operating systems, desktop applications, and instructional technology SpecialtiesInformation technology (IT) consultant, trainer, web designer/developer, web hosting provider, open source content management systems (CMS) and social media marketing expert. Experienced PC hardware and software troubleshooter. Expert in professional online communities of practice. Industry experience in title insurance, real estate information, legal, educational technology, and health information technology (HIT). Entrepreneur and business founder.

Education History

M.A. - Educational Media (Information Systems and Instructional Technology) (07/2011)
Appalachian State University


Content Coordinator - Distance Education (06/2011 - Current) Surry Community College
Adjunct Instructor - Computer Information Technology (01/2010 - Current) Surry Community College
Information/Instructional Technology Consultant (11/2005 - 07/2011) Oriac Technology Partners


American Society of Training and Development
Member 01/2009 - Current
Member 01/2008 - Current
American Association of Computers in Education
Member 01/2008 - Current