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Rollie Barnes, Learning Designer

3625 County Rd. K
Swanton, OH 43558
(419) 376-9001



Extensive experience in curriculum design, classroom instruction and assessment, technology and instructional design. I have skills in 3D design, database development, IT support, media production, writing and editing. I have worked with several LMS platforms, including Canvas, Moodle, and Blackbaud/Whipple Hill, as well as CMS software such as Joomla and Drupal. I have designed courses using multiple pedagogical approaches, including eLearning, experiential education, project-based, guided independent study/Learning Contract, traditional face-to-face classroom delivery, and small group ILT. In Learning Design, I have worked on projects for a variety of clients such as Hilton Hotels, PSA Airlines, Advocate Aurora Health, FMI group, and Root Learning, where I worked as a Learning Design Intern. I am currently teaching full-time and developing an eLearning site.

Work Experience:

Learning Design Intern
Root Learning – Sylvania, OH

Summer, 2019

Assisted with design and development of client projects, content outlining, storyboarding, eLearning learning maps, and modules, as well as job aids, learning games, voice over, and data evaluation.

Upper School Faculty/Media Information Specialist/Library Manager/Technology Coordinator
Maumee Valley Country Day School – Toledo, OH
2003 – Present

Design curriculum and teach courses in three disciplines: English, Digital Arts, and Technology. Courses include writing, literature, 3D design, programming, and electives in engineering, media production and critical thinking.
– English Department Chair – 3 years
– Faculty advisor for multiple student clubs
– Chairman of the Frogtown Film Festival – 10 years
– Multiple faculty and board committees

Manager of Information Systems
Neighborhood Properties, Inc. – Toledo, OH

2000 – 2003

Managed all aspects of hardware and software evaluation, purchasing, installation and maintenance, including phone systems, servers and workstations, as well as database and software management. web design and development, database reporting (custom) to state and municipal agencies, training, support, and custom database development (Access).

Part-time English Composition Instructor, Writing Center Tutor
University of Toledo – Toledo, OH

1994 – 1998 and 2003 – 2005

Various positions teaching Composition I and II, General Studies Writing courses, and tutoring in the Writing Center and Learning Center.

Instructional Technologist – Writing Center
University of Toledo – Toledo, OH
1998 – 1999

Developed online writing tutoring system, website development for Writing Center and Writing Across the Curriculum program, database development and Data Warehouse integration, writing center technology support, promotion and marketing.

Awards and Honors:

– Cum Laude Society – 2015
– Dream Odyssey Recipient – 2014
– Maumee Valley Alumni Award for Faculty Excellence – 2011
– Maumee Valley Commencement Speaker – 2007, 2010


M.Ed., Instructional Design and Technology (IDT)
Expected completion, May 2020
Bowling Green State University – Bowling Green, OH

M.A., English Literature
University of Toledo – Toledo, OH

B.A., English, Writing Concentration
University of Toledo – Toledo, OH