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Irene Knokh

Silver Level Contributor  Peer Reviewer
Instructional Design Consultant
University of Michigan
Member Type: Staff
Last Login: Sep 17, 2015
Member Since: Apr 26, 2005



Primary Affiliation:
  • University of Michigan System - Ann Arbor (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, MI, United States)

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Contact Information

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Center for Professional Development and Education-Nursing
300 North Ingalls ste 6B12
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States


  • English - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)
  • French - speaking level (Beginner) - reading level (Beginner)
  • German - speaking level (Beginner) - reading level (Beginner)
  • Russian - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)

Skills & Interests

  • Academic Support Services/Staff Development (Advanced)
    About me: strong skills Ability to offer and carry though innovative solutions Intense and driven to do the best job possible for the client Creative thinking Enthusiasm in teaching and sharing knowledge Teaching informational technology courses Development of professional relationships Writing Presentation Information research and evaluation Cultural competency Languages (Russian, English, basic French, Basic German) Areas of Interest Active Learning Web 2.0 and social technologies, specifically emerging technologies for education Integrating instructional technology into a collaborative environment: from classroom to everyday projects Free technology collaboration tools Portfolio development for students and staff Collaborative teaching and learning Instruction in using various electronic products for education User support for electronic products
  • Education/General (Advanced)
    Teaching, end user consulting, educational technology integration, collaborative learning and collaborative learning technologies 10 years since I began teaching with technology integration
  • Education/General (Advanced)
  • Social Sciences/Sociology (Advanced)

Education History

  • Bachelor of Arts (Sociology (with honors), basic studies (with honors), German for Business (with Honors); French) (12/2007)
    Eastern Michigan University
  • M.Ed (Master of Education) Instructional Technology (12/2006)
    Wayne State University
  • Master of Arts Sociology, Family studies, Qualitative (12/1999)
    Eastern Michigan University


  • Instructional Design Consultant (11/2004 - Current) University of Michigan/University of Michigan Hospital System
  • Teaching, Technology, and Research Assistant (01/1997 - 07/2004) Eastern Michigan, Wayne State
  • Ann Arbor Schools Community Education (01/2001 - 07/2003)


  • MERLOT: IT section Editor
    Editor 06/2010 - Current
  • Teaching, Learning, and Technology
    Member 09/2009 - Current
  • Records of Educational Practice Group -University of Michigan
    Member 01/2009 - Current
  • Instructional Design Group: University of Michigan
    Member 01/2008 - Current
  • Staff Portfolio Pilot
    Participant and Peer reviewer 05/2007 - Current
    Reviewer 09/2009 - 09/2010
  • Merlot at UM -University of Michigan
    Member 07/2009 - 07/2009
  • MERLOT (member since 2005, reviewer since 2007)
    Member and Reviewer 01/2005 - 07/2009
  • VOICES of the Staff: University of Michigan
    Staff participant 05/2007 - 05/2009

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching with Techology Collaborative: UM ( Current)
    University of Michigan - Various instructional technology courses for faculty and staff development
    year around teaching of instructional technology courses; year around teaching of MERLOT introduction; currently working on an intermediate course Technology consultations (through the Technology Collaborative and 1:1)


  • Collaboration Presentation, 08/10/2010
    Collaborative Learning; What, Why, How, & Let's Do It. Patricia Anderson, Barb Eckstein, Alena Hill, and Irene Knokh
  • Introducing Externship Program, 06/13/2010
  • Enriching Scholarship 2010, 05/04/2010
    Camtasia for Everyday Productivity Introduction to Surveymonkey Decision Points and Key Topics for Choosing a Survey Tool (with Lynne Crandall, Jen Green, Charles Dershimer, Irene Knokh and Diana Perpich Introduction to Acrobat 9 MERLOT
  • 2009 Merlot for Health Literacy, 10/27/2009
  • Baby Steps: Introducing Instructional Technology, 08/14/2009
    MIC 2009 Presentation forthcoming!
  • Enriching Scholarship 2009, 07/30/2009
    Show Me! Introduction to Camtasia • Introduction to Surveymonkey • Introduction to Visio • Doodle your way to an effective meeting
  • Externship “LIVE!”, 10/08/2008
  • Enriching Scholarship 2008, 05/05/2008
    • Digital showcase (MERLOT) • Camtasia vs. Captivate • Camtasia for Everyday Productivity • Introduction to Surveymonkey • Introduction to Visio • Introduction to Gliffy and Picasa
  • Cultural Competency Exchange 2007, 04/30/2007
    MERLOT for Cultural Competency Efforts
  • Lights, Camera, Action! Introducing Central Nursing Orientation, 10/10/2006
    Link to site will be available soon
  • Cultural Competency Exchange (University of Michigan Hospitals-UMHS), 04/26/2006
    Teaching Tolerance: Mini Course on Ctools (2006)
  • North Central Sociological Association, 04/21/2002
    Hundertwasser Haus: Harmonious Living? Sociology on the Internet: A Different Perspective Women and Work in Communist Europe: An Analysis of Female Employment Patterns in the USSR, East Germany, and West Germany They are Returning to Germany