Resume

Education

Master of Library and Information Studies, May 2018
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada
School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies

  • Editor for See Also, the open access SLAIS student journal
  • Certified completion of the Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans Course on Research Ethics (TCPS 2: CORE) (2016)

 
Bachelor of Education, 2015
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
College of Education, secondary program

  • Convocated with distinction
  • Teaching areas: English Language Arts and Social Studies

 

Bachelor of Arts (English), 2014
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
College of Arts & Science

  • Convocated with Great Distinction
  • Dean’s Honour List 2012-2013
  • Dean’s List 2010-2011
  • Study Abroad course: Representation, Embodiment, and the City in New York, NY (2013)

 

Employment and Teaching Experience

 

Co-op Librarian, 2018
Education Library
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Duties:

  • Provided reference and information services to faculty, students, and other users at the reference desk and by appointment.
  • Advised and assisted in difficult or extensive searches in these areas of education and children’s literature.
  • Taught classes and led orientation tours in the use of the library’s resources, including the library’s catalogue, print resources, and e-resources.
  • Designed handouts, research guides and informational brochures in a variety of formats.
  • Scripted, recorded, edited, and produced video tutorials about research and library resources using a variety of video-making programs, including Camtasia, VideoScribe, and Powtoon.

 

Augmented Reality Graduate Assistant, 2017
Education Library
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Duties:

  • Conducted research into the applicability of augmented reality software as a teaching tool for libraries and classrooms.
  • Created and imported learning resources, including videos, infographics, and images for two augmented reality-based mobile applications: HP Reveal and UBC AR Explore.
  • Co-developed and led library instruction tours with the use of augmented reality, along with a team of education librarians.

 

Digital Tattoo Graduate Research Assistant, 2017
Chapman Learning Commons
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Duties:

  • Conducted research into the intersection of teacher candidates, professionalism, and social media.
  • Coordinated and facilitated focus groups with teacher candidates as a part of the research process.
  • Wrote and published six case studies about teachers’ use of social media and digital technologies through UBC’s Wiki.
  • Created assessment surveys for case studies.
  • Assisted with the evaluation of case studies, after their use in workshops with teacher candidates.
  • Co-presented research and case studies at UBC’s Teacher Candidate Mini-Conference.

 

Student Librarian, 2016 – 2017
Education Library
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Duties:

  • Provided information and research assistance to students, faculty, and other library patrons at the reference desk.
  • Monitored the library’s email, telephone, and online discussion boards to answer remote reference questions.
  • Created and updated library guides and instructional resources using Microsoft Office and Camtasia at the request of librarians.
  • Took a leadership role in updating the library’s collection of lesson plans that involved creating a rubric to be used for the library’s electronic lesson plan collection, applying the rubric to the current collection, and locating new resources to be added to the collection.

 

Advocacy Coordinator, 2016 – 2017
Graduate Student Society
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Duties:

  • Met with students to address their concerns regarding a variety of issues related to graduate studies, including conflicts with faculty, personal finances, sexual harassment, and academic misconduct.
  • Provided information, resources, referrals, and support for resolving issues.
  • Attended appeal hearings to support and speak on behalf of students at their request.
  • Attended information sessions regarding conflict management, sexual harassment, and campus drug use.
  • Completed certification to facilitate Active Bystander Training (2017)

 

Writing Tutor, 2015
Student Learning Services – Writing Centre
University of Saskatchewan Library
Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Duties:

  • Read, reviewed, and edited student essays from a variety of university subjects including English, History, Native Studies, Education, Nursing, and Political Science
  • Provided one-on-one tutoring for students seeking assistance in the areas of grammar, essay organization, quoting and paraphrasing, thesis statements, and citation (MLA, APA, Chicago).
  • Developed and facilitated writing skills workshops to small groups of students with a focus on writing in-class essays and essay exams.

 

Student Teacher, 2014
Delisle Composite School
Delisle, SK, Canada

Duties:

  • Completed one four-month full-time teaching internship
  • Planned, taught, and assessed lessons, primarily in the teaching areas of English and Social Studies, primarily for high school students.
  • Assisted with the leadership of extra-curricular activities, including Library Club, Book Club, and Handbell Choir

 

Student Teacher, 2013 – 2014
Marion Graham Collegiate
Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Duties:

  • Completed one year of part-time student teaching, which included shadowing experienced teachers and teaching my own lessons
  • Culminated in my teaching one week-long Social Studies unit.
  • Main teaching areas: Social Studies, English, Computers
  • Main teaching level: High School (Grades 9-12)

 

 

 

 

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