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Geoff Cain

Geoff Cain

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Geoff Cain is a member of the Virtual Speakers Bureau

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Virtual Speakers Bureau

Skills & Interests

  • Education / TeacherEd / Teaching Methods (Expert)
    I am an ABE and English teacher with an extensive background in course development, faculty development, instructional design, student support, and online teaching and learning.
  • Education / TeacherEd (Expert)
    I am currently an education consultant with an extensive background in teaching and instructional design.

Associations

  • New Media Consortium
    Member 02/2013 – Current
  • Educause
    Member 04/2008 – Current

Education History

  • M.S., Education, Distance Learning & Online Teaching (06/2003)
    California State University, Hayward
  • Graduate Certificate Online Teaching (06/2002)
    CSU Hayward
  • B.A. English (06/1991)
    Sonoma State University

Publications

  • Cain, G. B.. (03-01-04). Review of Hubert Dreyfus' book On the Internet in Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies, Univ. of Washington. (null).
  • Cain, G. B.. (11-10-03). The Art of Group Work: Creating meaningful collaboration in online learning in Teaching Online in Higher Education. (null).

Teaching Experience

  • English 95 (Spring 2006)
    • Tacoma Community College – English
    • I taught English 95, a developmental college composition and reading class in a face-to-face format as well as a hybrid online version.
  • English 1B (Winter 2005)
    • Hartnell College – English
    • English composition and literature.
  • English 1A (Spring 2004)
    • Hartnell College – English
    • English composition and critical thinking.

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty Innovation Award (06/2008)
    Awarded a grant along with nursing instructor John Miller to develop instructional materials and simulations in virtual worlds (Second Life).

Presentations

  • Enhanced Podcasting: Transfoming Sound Files into Educational Multimedia, 11/12/2007
    League for Innovation: Conference on Information Technology, Nasheville, TN
  • Using Second Life's 3-D Online World to Train Online Medical & Nursing Students, 11/12/2007
    League for Innovation: Conference on Information Technology, Nasheville, TN
  • Creating an Online Course Development Process, 10/25/2007
    Educause 2007, Seattle, WA

Positions

  • Adjunct Instructor (ABE) (01/2017 – Current) Green River Community College
  • Founder (09/2016 – Current) GBC Education Consultanting
  • Director of Academic Technology (02/2013 – 05/2016) Humboldt State University