Michael Henry

eLearning Producer

Kansas City, MO, USA
Point-Productions is a custom eLearning design and development group, specializing in innovative technologies, social learning and results-oriented online pedagogy. Custom projects are tailored to organizational goals, targeted learning objectives and appropriate to the return on investment.

Point-Productions also provides complete consulting and training services in the field of instructional design, multimedia, education technology and webinar strategies.

Work Experience

Point-Productions

eLearning Producer

Design, Develop and Administer Corporate E-Learning Strategies – Assist corporations in the process of integrating eLearning into their organization, synchronous and asynchronous – Produce and convert face to face curriculum materials to online web delivery. Design Training interventions and manage production. Establish teams, based on objectives, to develop and launch system wide training solutions. Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts – Project Management – Budgeting, estimating and project proposals - Facilitate Integration of Education Technology into Face to Face classroom environment for “Blended Learning” applications – Manage legal, financial and marketing operations.
August 2000 - Missouri, United States

Associate Director, Instructional Technology

Responsible for online course development, production and administration - Develop and promote effective use of web-based Instruction for Graduate Programs - Lead Webcourse Development Teams - Teach and Facilitate Integration of Education Technology into Graduate Programs - Campus Website Administration - Manage personnel and operations of Interactive Television Classrooms, Low-Power Television, Compressed Videoconferencing and Television Production Facilities and Internet - Coordinates facilities, scheduling and system planning w financial reporting, personnel supervision, and budgeting. Software applications include: Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver, FrontPage, MS Access, Authorware, ColdFusion and other eLearning authoring tools – Multimedia Production – Applications include Adobe Premier, SoundForge, VideoWave, FinalCutPro, RealMedia, WindowsMedia and other leading
August 1996 - August 2000 Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Executive Director

Executive Director of the nonprofit corporation - Responsible for Administration - financial reporting, personnel supervision, team building, hiring, budgeting, board relations, grant writing, goal setting, activity tracking and marketing - Responsible for Operations - facilities, system development, data networks (Institutional fiber optic network - INET and LAN), and services - Responsible for Member Support - Training, community relations, outreach and member recognition.
May 1992 - July 1996 Salina, Kansas, United States

Education

The University Of Kansas

M.S.Ed - Education Technology

August 1996 - May 2000 Lawrence, United States

University Of Wisconsin-Madison

Bachelor of Arts, Letters and Science

The University of Wisconsin - Madison
Major: Theatre and Drama - Directing
Major: Communication Arts - Television Production
GPA: 3.4 - Dean's List
September 1976 - May 1980 Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Author and Lecturer

Teaching Experience

Organizational Communications - Ottawa University

400P - Public Relations: Theory and Practice - University of Missouri, Kansas City

378P - Computer-Mediated Communications - University of Missouri, Kansas City

400E "E-Commerce and Communication" PACE - University of Missouri - Kansas City (2003 - Present)

260P "New Media Communications" PACE - University of Missouri - Kansas City

T&L 798 "Issues Related to Online Instruction" The University of Kansas with Dr. Ed Meyen

EDUC 310 "Instructional Technology" Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, Kansas

EDUC 602 "Integrating Technology in the Classroom" Re-licensure Institute KWU, Salina, Kansas

Mass Media and Television Production

LA County-ROP "Television Production Fundamentals" Pasadena Unified School District, Pasadena, CA (1988 - 1992)
LA County-ROP "Remote Television Production" Pasadena Unified School District, Pasadena, CA (1989 - 1992)

Awards and Recognition

2003 ASTD (KC) Best Practices – Technology Implementation
2006 “Eddy” Award from Pensions & Investments Assoc.

Professional Associations

American Society of Training and Development - National Member
KC-ASTD - American Society of Training and Development - Board Member - President
PRSA - Public Relations Society of America-Kansas City - Vendor Member
Media Communication Association - International - Kansas City Chapter - Member
Alliance for Community Media - National Board Member
Alliance for Community Media, Mid-West Region - Regional Board Secretary