Arlene Westphal, M.Ed.
MaryLouFulton Teachers College, ASU
M.Ed. in Educational Technology from the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, B.S. degree in Educational Media from Florida Atlantic University.
Teacher/librarian and media specialist in the elementary and secondary levels of public education: She taught information literacy and content literacy to students, and conducted professional development for teachers, in the areas of instructional design, integrating technology, and content literacy. In her “teacher on assignment” role at Tempe Union High School District, Arlene supervised curriculum mapping and instructional design for English and social studies departments at each of the high schools.[/toggle]
AZ Department of Education: where she led distance learning and online instructional design initiatives to support state-wide professional development. She continued her career focus on distance learning and online instructional design at a private law school in Downtown Phoenix, where she collaborated on writing strategic plans and project charters to roll-out distance learning initiatives, and she provided professional development to faculty on instructional design and emerging educational technologies.[/toggle]
In her former role with ASU Fulton Schools of Engineering - Global Outreach & Extended Education, and College of Health Solutions...
Research Interests: Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Learning and cognition
Design and development of web-based instruction
Instructional problem-solving with digital technologies
Project-based and problem-based learning
Evaluation of education and training programs
Project management and process improvement
Human performance technology (HPT) - aka Human performance improvement (HPI)