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Wendy A. Hume
E-mail: hume411@aol.com
Personal Web site: whume101.tripod.com/
Academic Web site: polaris.umuc.edu/~whume


EDUCATION:
Master of Arts in Education: concentration in Language Arts/Humanities
Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska 69337—May 1995
(Graduated with a 4.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale)
Bachelor of Arts in English and Business Administration,
Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska 69337—May 1992
(
½
financed through academic scholarships)

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:
Fall 2001 - present
Assistant Professor
University of Maryland University College, College Park, MD. Instruct university-level students for the Computer Management Studies department and the Communications department. Teach an average of four courses per 16-week semester:

Internet: A Practical Guide (CMST385)
Internet: An Advanced Guide (CMST386)
Programming with JavaScript (CMST398J)
Desktop Publishing (CMST310)
Writing for Managers (COMM390)
Technical Writing (COMM393)

Fall 1999 - Spring 2001
Instructor (Lecturer)
University of Maryland-Mannheim Campus, Mannheim, Germany. Instructed students in university-level literature, composition, research writing, journalism, and computer applications courses. Advised students, managed yearbook publication and journalism publications. Taught an average of four courses per 16-week semester:

Introduction to Writing (ENGL 101)
Expository Writing (ENGL291) 
Journalism (JOUR201)
Hardware & Software (CAPP150) 
Internet, Web Design, & Networking (CAPP 170)
Desktop Publishing (CAPP310)

March 1997- July 2001
Instructor (Lecturer)—
University of Maryland-European Division, Central Germany. Instructed students in university-level literature, writing, and computer applications courses at U.S. military installations in Central Germany. Taught 8-week courses and seminars:

Elements of English (ENGL 100)
Intro. to Writing (ENGL 101)
Usage & Diction (ENGL281)
Expository Writing (ENGL291)
Technical Writing (COMM293)
Managerial Comm. (MGST 161/361)
MS Word (CAPP100B)
MS PowerPoint (CAPP100D)
MS FrontPage (CAPP100L)
Library Skills (LIBS 100)
Shakespeare (ENGL 239/339)
Language & Sexism (COMM 289/389)

September 1995-December 1996
Membership Coordinator
Mari Sandoz Heritage Society, Chadron, Nebraska. Initiated and maintained membership database on Macintosh FileMaker Pro; collected membership dues, prepared financial deposits, and met with Sandoz Board members to present membership information and records of sustained giving; supervised and trained one intern per year.

August 1995-May 1996
Instructor
School of Liberal Arts, Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska. Taught freshman-level composition courses (ENGL 135/136) and sophomore-level humanities courses (HUM 231/232), developed syllabi, reviewed and ordered textbooks, evaluated assignments, advised students, and attended faculty meetings.

September 1993-August 1996
Administrative Assistant
Department of Language & Literature, Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska. Managed office for 17 professors and instructors; prepared purchase orders and accounts payable, expense reimbursements, and room schedules; provided assistance with class preparation, and developed promotional flyers and brochures; supervised four work-study students.

June 1992-August 1993
News Editor
Chadron Record, Chadron, Nebraska. Worked with three reporters, two advertising representatives and one publisher to produce a bi-weekly commercial newspaper; along with assigning stories and proofreading, editing, and organizing the newspaper layout, I wrote news and feature stories, and a weekly personal column, took news and feature photos, and maintained community contacts.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Seminars/Conferences/Presentations:

Successfully completed 5-week online training for WebTycho, the UMUC's Internet format for online courses (summer 2000).
  Presented a portfolio and employment seminar for Mannheim Campus student ambassadors (1999). 
Spoke as a guest lecturer for Dr. Diane Jones-Palm’s SOC 335 Gender and Society; Topic: Language & Sexism (1999).
Presented paper: "The Literature of Virginia Woolf and the Feminine Development Theory of Carol Gilligan," for the Phi Alpha Theta Speaker Series, Chadron State College, Chadron, NE (1997).
Spoke as a guest lecturer for Dr. Kathy Agar’s Hum 231 Patterns of the Present; Topic: Gender Identity and the Fiction of Virginia Woolf (1997).
Spoke as a guest lecturer for Dr. Kari Forbes-Boyte’s GEOG 438/538 Seminar in Cultural Geography; Topic: Carol Gilligan and the Feminine Voice (1996).
  Participated in courses from the Winter Council Seminar in Native American Education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE (1994).
Attended the Nebraska Press Association Conference in Omaha, Nebraska; participated in photography and budget reporting seminars (1993).

Publications Projects:
Managed Mannheim Campus' yearbook publication including photography, digital layout, digital transfer, and commercial printing (2000).
Initiated and edited the first student newspaper for Mannheim Campus in 15 years. Managed student writers, taught digital layout, edited, and contracted commercial printers (1999-2000).
Designed promotional brochures for the Mari Sandoz Young Writers’ Workshop (1996, 1997).
Designed a promotional brochure for the Chadron State College Honors Program (1996).
Designed Mari Sandoz literary conference programs for the Mari Sandoz Society annual meetings (1994, 1995, 1996).
Initiated, edited, and designed a monthly newsletter for the Chadron Chapter of Business and Professional Women (BPW) (1994-1995).
Designed and edited a magazine displaying a grant sponsored Chadron State College Multicultural Education graduate course and its students’ output, 1994.
  Edited a bi-weekly commercial newspaper (Chadron Record); wrote feature and news stories, developed special editions, supervised three reporters, took news and special interest photos, and designed layout (1992-1993).

Communications: 
  Advise students on academic and career issues; discuss academic and life goals, establish course interests, and compare specific degree requirements (Chadron State College 1993-1996) (UMUC 1997-present).
  Represented the Chadron Public Library Foundation Board of Directors by introducing foundation sponsored theatrical productions, public speakers, and storytellers (1994-1996).
Attended Lakota language courses at Oglala Lakota College, Pine Ridge, South Dakota (1994-1995).
Chosen as the Business & Professional Women’s (BPW) Young Careerist (1993); runner-up in the Nebraska BPW District VI Young Careerist Speech Competition (1993).

Administration:
  Elected as Vice President (1994) and President (1996) of the Chadron Public Library Foundation Board of Directors; member of the Foundation Finance Committee (1995-1996).
  Annually produced fall and spring semester schedules for 32 instructors and 118 courses with varying sizes in rooms with limited capacities; initiated computer applications for ease in sorting and matching rooms with class sizes, class times, and instructor preferences—Chadron State College (1993-1996).
Maintained an office with 17 professors and instructors in four subject areas; also managed special projects for the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts—Chadron State College (1993-1996).
Initiated, organized, and attended a two-week literary tour of England; recruited students and community members to participate; managed the financial details, and assisted with academic approval for related coursework (May 1995). 
  Supervised three reporters as the News Editor for the Chadron Record (1992-1993); supervised four work-study students for the Chadron State College Language & Literature Department (1993-1996).

Budgeting:
  Managed $10,000 spending budget for the Chadron Public Library Foundation as a member of the Foundation Finance Committee; recommended investments for the Foundation’s investment budget of over $100,000.
Reviewed the CSC Language & Literature Department budget on a monthly basis; monitored expenditures, itemized purchases and assisted with trouble-shooting for future purchasing projects.
Maintained bookkeeping records for the Mari Sandoz Heritage Society; prepared budget reports and balance sheets for the society’s treasurer.

Computer Applications:

Teach computer applications courses for the University of Maryland University College (1999-present)—hardware, software, Internet, Web page design, and desktop publishing. Main applications used: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite, Macromedia Suite.
  Manage personal grade book on MS Excel 2000, currently building MS Access database for enhanced management of grade book.
Managed Chadron State College’s School of Liberal Arts Computer Lab (1994-1995)—tutored beginning students in computer processes and researched more complicated applications for advanced computer users; evaluated hardware
and software for future academic purchases (Macintosh computer laboratory).
Frequently design flyers, brochures, and events programs using computer graphics manipulations (Adobe PhotoShop, PageMaker, MS Publisher, personal scanner, and digital camera. Transfer files for publication to Adobe PDF, upload to commercial printer using FTP.)

Letters of recommendation and official transcripts will be supplied at the employer's request.

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