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Phone: (562) 938-4626Fax: (562) 938-4118

E-Mail:samits@lbcc.edu - Office Hour by appointment

 

 


 

RESUME

Management
· Director, Distance Learning and Instructional Technology, Long Beach City College, 2001-Present
· Project Director, US Dept. of Ed, FIPSE, 2003-2005
· Project Director, CCC Chancellor's Office FSS and FII grants, 2000-2002
· Project Director, Center for the Health Professions, UCSF, CA Endowment and the California HealthCare Foundation, 2001-Present
· Coordinator, Hebrew Program, University of Judaism Extension, 1990-2000

Distance Learning
· Developer / Designer, e-zteach© , a student-centered e-learning environment, 1999
· Workshop developer / facilitator, Online Course Design, Make Your Course Web Enriched, Long Beach City College, 1997 - Present
· Instructor, Computer Proficiency for Academic Success course online, Long Beach City College, 1998 ­ Present
· Instructor, Classical Hebrew online courses, University of Judaism Extension, 1998 - 2000

Interactive Multimedia Development
· Multimedia Design Specialist,LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE, 1995 - present.
Numerous educational courseware for a variety of academic disciplines
· Instructional Design Consultant, 1995- Present
Project description and titles are available upon request
· Creator and coordinator, Instructional Technology Development Center, Long Beach City College, 1995 - present.
· Product Manager, Davidson & Associates, 1994.
Vital Links, American History program for middle schools
· Lead Instructional Designer, Media Learning Systems, 1992-93.
OPAS, Appointment system CBT program
· Instructional Designer, DAROX Interactive, 1990-91.
HAZMAT, "Coma of Unknown Origin", Healthcare education courseware
· Instructional Designer, The University of Michigan, 1987-89.
The Safe Affair, Mountain Air Hotel, Shalom, Hebrew Language courseware
· Instructional Designer, The University of Michigan, 1988-89.
Electronic Mail, CBT program

Staff Development
· Co-coordinator, TTIP Staff Development program, Long Beach City College, 1998 - present
· Facilitator, Educational Technology Curriculum Integration Workshop series, Long Beach City College, 1995- Present. See description at http://t3.lbcc.cc.ca.us/facdevF.html
· Facilitator , FLEX Instructional Technology Staff Development workshops, Long Beach City College, 1998-Present
· Facilitator, "Using multimedia and the Web for instructional purposes" , Workshop series for faculty at Cedar Valley
College, Dallas, Texas, and Oklahoma State University, Okmulgee, February 1999
· Facilitator, Anatomy of Interactive Video workshops, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1989
· Coordinator, The NCRIPTAL collection of educational software, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1987-1989

Teaching, Curriculum Development, and Research
· Instructor, Computer Proficiencies for Student Success course, Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA, 1998-Present
· Instructor, Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced Modern and Hebrew courses, University of Judaism Extension, Department of Continuing Education, LA, CA, '91-2000
· Instructor, Interactive Design course, UCLA Extension, Visual Arts Department, Los Angeles, CA, 1995
· Instructor, Beginning, Classical Hebrew courses, Leo Baeck Temple, Los Angeles, CA, 1994
· Interactive Designer / Instructor, Center for Interactive Learning, Pasadena, 1993-1994.
· Instructor, Intermediate Modern Hebrew and Biblical Hebrew courses, Hebrew Union College (USC), Los Angeles, CA, 1990-1
· Research Assistant, Instructor, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1989
· Instructor, Beginning & Intermediate Hebrew and Hebrew of the Communication Media courses, The University of Michigan, Department of NES, Ann Arbor, MI 1986-1989
· Curriculum Developer, Hebrew Courses at the Hebrew University, University of Michigan, University of Judaism,
CSU Long Beach, 1981 - present
· Instructor, Advanced Hebrew and Hebrew of the Communication Media courses, Hebrew University, School for Overseas Students, Jerusalem, Israel, 1981-1985
· Instructor, Advanced Hebrew courses, Brandeis University branch, Jerusalem, Israel, 1981

TV & Radio
· Film Script Writer, Hebrew Version of Sesame Street, Israeli Educational TV 1985
· Musical Editor, Sound Effects Editor, Children's radio plays, Israeli National Broadcast Authority, 1982-85

EDUCATION

· Distance Learning Certificate Program, West GA State University, 1998-99
· Institute for the Management of Distance Education for the California Virtual Campus, Rio Honda Regional Center, 1999
· Leadership Development Institute, UCLA Extension, 1996
· The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ph.D. Candidacy, NES (Emphasis on Ed Tech), (ABD) 1988-90
· The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MA, NES (Emphasis on Ed Tech), 1986-88
· The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Teacher Certificate, 1984-85
· The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, BA, Hebrew Language and English Linguistics, 1981-84

HONORS and AWARDS

· California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Award for Outstanding Contribution to TIPS Newsletter, 2002
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Technology 2000 Focus Award
· Member, Advisory Board, California Virtual Campus, Rio Honda Regional Center, 1999 ­ Present
· Judge, Multimedia category CINDY award, 1991, IICS Summit award, 1995, Graphic Design, Brooks College, 1998
· EDUCOM Distinguished Software Award, 1989


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Presentation and Publication list

- "SALT ­ A System Approach to Learning with Technology", Presentation Presentation at Tech Ed conference, February 2002.
- "Strategies for Learning and Teaching with Technology", Presentation at Allied health Workforce Innovations for the 21st Century Annual meeting, November 2001.
- "How Enhanced? Degree of Enhancement in Web Enhanced Courses", Presentation at California Virtual College annual conference, October 2001.
- "SALT ­ A System Approach To Learning with Technology", California Community College "Technology Infrastructure Program Statewide newsletter, "http://www.tipsnews.org/newsletter/01-06-07/salt.html, August 2001. Presentation at TechEd Conference February 2002
- "Online Education: From a Teacher-centered to Learner-centered e-learning Environment", California Virtual Campus 2nd annual    conference, at Tech Ed 2001, CCC Chancellor's Office Mega Conference 2001.
-"Team Approach to Developing Instructional Interactive Multimedia and Web Courseware", The League for Innovation in The Community College Conference, 2000
- "Technology and The Underprepared Student", Presentation at the El Camino & CSUDH Conference on Undergraduate
   Teaching and Learning, 2000
- Integrating Technology into The Curriculum", Presentation at the Department of Education, Title III Conference, Atlanta, 1999
- "Educational Courseware: Instructional Design Links to Learning", Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, Winter 1998 - Volume 1, Number 4, West Georgia State University.
- "Beam It Up - Designing Multimedia Courseware for Various Courses", Presentation at the Department of Education,
   Title III National Conference, San Diego, 1998, and at The League for Innovation Conference, Atlanta, 1997.
- "Multimedia Solutions to Instructional Challenges", Presentation at the El Camino & CSUDH Conference on Undergraduate
   Teaching and Learning, 1998
- "Getting The Devil Out of Students Paper ­ MLA Documentation Multimedia Courseware", Presentation at the
   League for Innovation Conference, Miami, 1998
- "Multimedia or Multimethods? An Interactivity-Level Perspective", Presentation at the League for Innovation Conference, Atlanta, 1997.
- "Developing a Multimedia Component for Multicultural Learning", Presentation at Rancho Santiago Community College District,
   Santa Ana, 1997
- "The Development a Multimedia Component for History Curriculum", Presentation at the League for Innovation Conference, Phoenix, 1996
- "Interactive Design - What Makes It Work", Course book, UCLA Extension, 1994
- "High-Level and Detail Design", CSIL Interactive Multimedia Workshops, 1992-3, Pasadena Media Center, Pasadena, California.
- "Handling HAZMAT Interactively", Journal of Medical Education Technologies, Vol. 2, No. 3, Winter 1992
   (Amit Schitai and David M.E. Allan).
- "The Development of a Videodisc for Foreign Language Learning", Educational Technology, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, July 1989
- The Anatomy of Interactive Video, Course book, The University of Michigan faculty, 1989, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching,
  Ann Arbor, Michigan.
- "Video for Developing Second Language Skills, Intermediate and Advanced Levels", Presentation at the University of Michigan,
   Language Lab Instructional Workshops, 1989.
- "Media Choice in Second Language Learning", Research presented in NAPH conference, UCLA, May 1988.
- "Producing and Using Video Skits to Stimulate Discussion in Hebrew Classes" Presentation of a paper in PICAS workshop (Program for Inter-institutional Collaboration in Area Studies), 1987
- "The Use of Video in the Acquisition of Oral Communicative Skills", BHHE (Bulletin of the National Association of Professors of Hebrew in American Institutions of Higher Education) vol. 2, Number 1, Urbana, Illinois, Fall 1987. This paper was first presented in the NAPH conference,Brandies University, Boston, May 1987.


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· Absolutely Cells, a multimedia component for an Excel course, Long Beach City College, 1997

· Biology Labs, a multimedia component for Biology courses, Long Beach City College, 2000

· CHISPA: Caring for Hispanic Patients Interactively: Simulations, Practices and Assessments, 2002

· Cognates to the Rescue, a multimedia component for a German course, Long Beach City College, 1996

· Coma of Unknown Origin, an interactive video simulation, Darox Interactive, Burbank, California (Design only), 1991

· Cosette: Passé Composé or Imparfait, a multimedia component for a French course, Long Beach City College, 1996

· Weekly Digest, a multimedia ESL courseware, 2001

· EKG ­ Reading and Interpreting EKG strips, a multimedia nursing courseware, 2000

· Electronic Mail, a CBT program, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1989

· Eunice© - a Captivity Simulation, a multimedia courseware for a History course, Long Beach City College, 1998

· ESL Weekly Digest ­ an ESL interactive courseware, Long Beach City College, 1998

· Get The Devil Out of Your Paper©, a multimedia component for an English course, 1998

· Hazardous Materials, an interactive video Healthcare Education program, Darox Interactive, Burbank, California, 1990

· Ima Wright, Live! a multimedia component for an ESL course, 1998

· Intercultural Sensitivity©, a multimedia courseware for a History course, Long Beach City College, 1996

· Legends of the Rhine, a multimedia component for a German course, 1999

· Looking at Art, a multimedia component for an Art History course, Long Beach City College, 1998

· Metric Conversion, a multimedia nursing courseware, Long Beach City College, 1999

· Mountain Air Hotel Shalom, an interactive video Hebrew program, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1989

· Nursing Process, a multimedia nursing courseware, Long Beach City College, 2000

· OPAS, an interactive CBT program, Media Learning Systems, Pasadena, California, 1992

· Registered Dietitian Preparation Test, an interactive practice test, 2001

· SALT ­ A System Approach to Learning with Technology, a multimedia basic tech skills courseware & a Web page, 2001

· S.I.D.E. Road: Success in Distance Education an interactive courseware and Web checklist, 2002

· Sonata Allegro Form, a multimedia component for a Music Appreciation course, Long Beach City College, 1998

· The Safe Affair - a courtroom drama, an interactive video Hebrew program, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1988

· The Vocabulary Assistant ©, a cross-disciplinary multimedia tool, 1998

· Vital Links, an American History CD-ROM, Davidson and Associates, Torrance, California, 1995

· Weekly Digest, an ESL interactive courseware, 2002

· Words in Action, a multimedia English for International Students courseware, Long Beach City College, 1999

 

MULTIMEDIA AND ONLINE COURSE / WORKSHOP TITLES (in alphabetical order)

· Design and Develop an Online Course, Long Beach City College, 1995-present

· Designing Linear Presentations for Your Course, Long Beach City College, 1995-present

· Digitizing Images and Sound, Long Beach City College, 1995 - 1998

· Hebrew of High-Holiday Prayers, Online Course, University of Judaism, DCE, 1999

· Hebrew of the Pilgrim Festivals, Online Course, University of Judaism, DCE, 1999

· High Level and Detailed Design, Center of Interactive Learning, Pasadena, California, 1992-1994

· Multimedia - From Information to Education: What a Difference a Design Makes, Long Beach City College, 1995-1997

· Multimedia -- What Makes It Work, Visual Arts, UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, California, 1994

· Multimedia by Faculty For Faculty (BFFF), Long Beach City College, 1995-1998

· Surf and Search The Web, Long Beach City College, 1996-1998

· Teaching with Technology, Long Beach City College, 1995-1998

· Technology Survival Skills, 2001

· The Anatomy of Interactive Video, CRLT, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1988-89

· The Anatomy of Multimedia Courseware Design, Long Beach City College1995-1997

· The Hebrew Crash Course ©, University of Judaism, DCE, 1991-present

· Using The Macintosh Computer: Advanced, Online Course, Long Beach City College, 1998-present

· Web-Enhanced Courses: Design an Instructional Web Page, Long Beach City College, 1995-present



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