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Irene Knokh

Irene Knokh


Irene Knokh is an author of materials Irene Knokh is a member of the Virtual Speakers Bureau Irene Knokh is a Peer Reviewer



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Skills & Interests

  • Education / General (Advanced)
    Instructional Designer with over 10 years experience in faculty and staff support. Teaching, end user consulting, educational technology integration, collaborative learning and collaborative learning technologies
  • 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
  • Social Sciences / Sociology (Advanced)


  • Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education 02/2013 – Current
  • OLC Peer Reviewer
    Reviewer 12/2011 – Current
  • Teaching, Learning, and Technology group (
    Member and frequent participant/presenter 09/2009 – Current

Education History

  • M.Ed (Master of Education); Teaching Certificate for Graduate Students Instructional Technology (12/2006)
    Wayne State University
  • Master of Arts Sociology, Family studies, Qualitative (12/1999)
    Eastern Michigan University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Sociology (with honors), basic studies (with honors), German for Business (with Honors); French) (12/1997)
    Eastern Michigan University

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)


  • English
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior
  • French
    • Speaking level: Beginner
    • Reading level: Beginner
  • German
    • Speaking level: Beginner
    • Reading level: Beginner

Honors & Awards

  • Peer Reviewer Extraordinaire (04/2016)
    Complete 15 reviews in your discipline board Submit 5 learning materials
  • Peer Reviewer Extraordinaire (02/2015)
  • Peer Reviewer Extraordinaire (01/2014)


  • Integrating Digital Resources into Your Courses or Non-Academic Projects, 05/03/2015
    Do you want to start integrating digital resources into your online or blended courses or work projects (academic and beyond)? I will share with you how to get started and demonstrate some resources.
  • 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


  • Instructional Design Consultant (Instructional Learning Senior) (11/2007 – 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)