Ed tech & Inclusion

Christine Bower is a San Francisco-based educator and designer. She earned a master’s degree in computer science concentrating on educational technologies through Harvard’s continuing adult education school while working full-time as a content strategist, graphic designer, and web developer in the university's alumni communications office.

Powered by caffeine and avocados, she’s obsessed with using technology as a vehicle for telling stories.

As an instructional designer, she specializes in developing online, blended, and in-person courses for adult professionals and global audiences, working closely with high-value stakeholders to ensure trainings and assessments meet meaningful business goals.

Skills

  • Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Teams, OneNote. 
  • Video production: Camtasia, FinalCut Pro, QuickTime Pro, Audacity, Vyond/GoAnimate, Panopto.
  • Graphic design: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro, Techsmith SnagIt.
  • Course production: Articulate 360: Rise, Storyline, Review. 
  • LMS & delivery: SCORM, Intellum, Exceed, Litmos, MindTickle, Adapt, WalkMe, LinkedIn Learning. 
  • CMS & code: WordPress. Joomla. Inkwell, HTML, CSS, JQuery, JSON.

Education

  • Certificate: Back-End Web Development, ten-week course.
    General Assembly
    , San Francisco, CA.
  • Masters: Information Technology (Concentration in Educational Technologies)
    Harvard University Extension School
    , Cambridge, MA.
  • Bachelors: Creative Writing and Philosophy (double major)
    Hamilton College
    , Clinton, NY.