Tom Hall


Summary of skills


        Expert in the use of Articulate Studio (Engage, Presenter and Quizmaker) and Articulate Storyline for rapid development with over 4 years of experience

        Expert in use of Captivate for rapid development with 3 years of experience with a major focus on the development of software simulations and assessments

        Proficient in use of RoboHelp 9 (7 yrs)

        Proficient with Adobe Presenter (2 yrs)

        Proficient in use of Paintshop Pro, Photoshop, Snagit, and Camtasia for graphics and video (9 yrs)

        Proficient in use of Audacity for audio recording and editing (2 yrs)

        Proficient in use of Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook) and FrontPage

        20 years experience in the planning, design, and development of CD-ROM and e-Learning content (Web) using ToolBook as the primary authoring tool

        20 years experience in the development and delivery of presentations, workshops, and technical documents (20+ books/technical manuals, 100+ workshops and presentations)

        Expert ToolBook trainer and consultant

        14 years experience in project management for both small and large scale projects

        7 years experience as community college instructor where I was responsible for the development and delivery of course materials to adult learners (syllabi, lecture notes, classroom lectures, computer-based training and practice assessments, virtual lab exercises)

        Proficient in use of the ADDIE model (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation) as an Instructional Systems Design (ISD) model

        Proven track record in completing projects on time and on budget

        Extensive software development and management of software development activities for interactive environments

        Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

        Ability to motivate and lead cross-functional teams and professionals of all levels

        Excellent communication, technical writing, and presentation skills

        Demonstrated client relationships and interpersonal skills

        Skilled in the creation of templates and rapid development tools in ToolBook, Captivate, and Storyline

        Skilled in the development of learning activities that are SCORM compliant

        Skilled in performing testing and QA of learning modules

        Knowledgeable in the use of Learning Management Systems including Blackboard and the SumTotal LMS

        Working knowledge of Flash CS 5.5 and ActionScript 3.0

        Working knowledge of database setup, use, and queries (Access and SQL)

        Proficient in HTML, JavaScript, and Web site development

        Some degree of proficiency in use of video capture and editing tools

        Proficient in use of a variety of Web collaboration/delivery tools such as Adobe Connect/Breeze, WebEx, Live Meeting, Skype, Microsoft Office Communicator, Lynx, etc.

        Comfortable with web, phone, e-mail, and onsite training, design, development and consultations

        Proficient in use of SharePoint and the development of SharePoint Resource Centers

        Audacity for Audio Recording and Editing

        TextAloud Text to Voice Conversions

I have a proven record of work both onsite and virtual with 7 years as a virtual developer with a Verizon CIS team, 1 year as a virtual consultant/developer with Medco/Express Scripts, 6 months as a virtual designer/developer with the Cara Group, and 6 months as a virtual designer/developer with a Verizon Learning and Development team.



Assets I Can Provide or Help With


I have several different sets of templates for Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio, Captivate, and ToolBook. Any of these can be modified for your branding and specific needs. I can also work with your team to create project specific templates with your branding.


For Articulate Storyline, I have a PowerPoint Storyboard template and a set of Storyline templates.




If you need help with your documentation and process, I can provide the following or help improve what you have in place.


1.     TWA I can provide a model Training Work Agreement.



2.     Course/Module Plan A model of a course plan to include Course Objectives, Structure, and Content/Course Items.


3.     Design Document This model document takes a slightly different approach than the Course/Module Plan and includes a list of deliverables along with the Content Item List.



4.     Course Outline A model document that drills down a bit more with a specific outline of the various sections in a course.



5.     Project Work Flow Tracker A model Excel file for tracking project work flow.



6.     QC Request Form A model Excel form to request a Quality Control Check/Review.



7.     Course Review Change Log A model form used to provide feedback.



8.     Participant Guide or Job Aid Models of each of these can be provided if these are components of your course.



9.     Status Report A Model Status Report.





Tom Hall
Phone 252.327.0046 |

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