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JERALD "JAY" LYNN COFIELD, Ph.D.
Professor of Mass Communication

Department of Communication

University of Montevallo
Station 6625, Montevallo, AL 35115

(205) 665-6624

E-mail: cofieldj@montevallo.edu
106 Ashford Lane

(205) 936-3822




EDUCATION



Doctor of Philosophy, 2001

Major: Instructional Leadership

Cognate Area: Instructional Technology

Dissertation: “The Effectiveness of Streaming Video in Web-based Instruction”

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Master of Arts, 1997

Major: Broadcasting


The University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Alabama



Bachelor of Arts in New College, 1991

Depth Study: Instructional Television Production

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


Professor, Department of Communication June 2012-Present

College of Fine Arts, The University of Montevallo


Associate Professor, Department of Communication Arts August 2007-June, 2012

College of Fine Arts, The University of Montevallo


Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Arts August 1999-July 2007

College of Fine Arts, The University of Montevallo


Graduate Teaching Assistant August 2000-August 2001

College of Education, The University of Alabama



Adjunct Instructor August 1997-May 1998

College of Fine Arts, The University of Montevallo

PUBLICATIONS, CREATIVE WORKS



Cofield, J., Sears, C., Murdoch, L., Keith, M., Tinsley, H., Faush, B., and Vest, D. (2012). “Def UM Attitude.” Commercial for the University of Montevallo produced as a faculty/student collaboration. Aired on YouTube, Montevallo UStream events, and at the Broadcast Education Association District II Regional Conference Faculty/Student Showcase, October 5, 2012, Nashville, TN.




Cofield, J., Sears, C., Murdoch, L., Keith, M., Tinsley, H., Faush, B., and Vest, D. (2012). “Def UM Action.” Commercial for the University of Montevallo produced as a faculty/student collaboration. Aired on YouTube, Montevallo UStream events, and at the Broadcast Education Association District II Regional Conference Faculty/Student Showcase, October 5, 2012, Nashville, TN.




Cofield, J. (2012). “Creative Collaborations Using Skype.” University of Montevallo Faculty Research Symposium, March 7, 2012. Montevallo. AL.





  1. Cofield, J. (2012). Executive Producer for University of Montevallo Streaming Sports Programs since 2009. Oversaw all phases of scheduling, production, engineering, and video design for live Webcast games from the McChesney Student Activity Center and a baseball game at Kermit A. Johnson Field, and the first round of the Peach Belt Men’s Soccer Tournament. Webcasts included campus advertisements and college highlights, halftime segments focusing on Dr. Stewart’s first year, the QEP, College Night, Game Studies Minor, the Opera program, and various other University-themed topics.




  1. Cofield, J. (2012). “Lifecast 2012.” Live Webcast of the 15th Annual Life Raft Debate


Harper, G., Cofield, J. Meyer, S., Kroll, J., Disney, D., Chalk, A. (2011). ‘Unmade!’ Virtual Collaborative Creation Report on an International Experiment, New Writing, 8:3 pp321-331.

Naone, E. (2011). Expert quote. “Netflix to split Streaming and DVD Business.” Cofield quoted as a streaming video expert. Technology Review, published by MIT. Available online at http://www.technologyreview.com/web/38634/?p1=A3


Cofield, J. and Finklea, B. (2011). “UM Rebranding Big Event Interview with Trustee Todd Strange.” Video aired on WSFA-12 Montgomery 10pm news and Today in Alabama morning show, September 21 and 22, 2011.
Cofield, J. and McGraw, M. (2011). “The College of Fine Arts at the University of Montevallo- Altogether Uncommon.” Commercial for the College of Fine Arts at the University of Montevallo. 1st Place, Commercial/Public Service Announcement, the National Broadcasting Society and AERho 2012 Professional Production Competition. Available on YouTube for recruiting and at http://vimeo.com/30745007
Cofield, J. and McGraw, M. (2011). “Unconventional Wisdom,” commercial for the College of Fine Arts at the University of Montevallo. 3rd Place, Commercial/Public Service Announcement, the National Broadcasting Society and AERho 2012 Professional Production Competition. Available on YouTube for recruiting and at http://vimeo.com/30743465
Cofield, J. and McGraw, M. (2011). “Unconventional Wisdom- in their own words,” testimonial video series for the College of Fine Arts at the University of Montevallo. Available on YouTube as recruiting videos. 2nd Place, Commercial/Public Service Announcement, the National Broadcasting Society and AERho 2012 Professional Production Competition. Available on YouTube for recruiting.
Cofield, J. (2011). “Dr. Internet- Information Literacy.” Commercial for the University of Montevallo’s QEP Information Literacy initiative. Monetized YouTube video.
Cofield, J. (2011). “Lifecast 2011.” Live Webcast of the 14th Annual Life Raft Debate
Clark, C., Lard, D., Murdoch, L, and Cofield, J. (2010). Teen Distracted Driving DVD. Editor for “Casey’s Crash.”

Expert consultant for DVD design. DVD campaign for Shelby County, AL, to combat teenage Distracted Driving.


Harper, G, Cofield, J., and Meyer, S. (2010). “UnMade! Making it in Universities.” Live global Webcast artistic collaboration between Dr. Scott Meyer and artists in the United Kingdom, Australia, and South Korea.
Cofield, J. and Perrault, J. A. (2010). “Virtual Clay, Electric Glass.” Documentary short screened at the Macon Georgia Film Festival, February 2011.
Harper, G., Cofield, J., and Walsh, J. (2010). “The College of the Future.” Live Webcast exploring the look and functioning of future universities.
Clark, C., Cofield, J., Perrault, J., Murdoch, L., and Lard, D. (2010). “Falcon Scholars In Action” Video Vignettes. Public Relations videos for the University of Montevallo Falcon Scholars in Action program.
Cofield, J., and Hoerner, J. (2010). “Macbeth.” April 6th live Webcast of William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” theatrical performance by University of Montevallo Division of Theatre
Harper, G., Cofield, J., and Meyer, S. (2010). “The Virtual Studio Project.” Experimental live videoconference and Webcast collaboration, exploring whether or not The Crucible Project artists could create real art in electronically linked studio spaces.
Cofield, J. (2009). Executive Producer, Editor, Motion and Graphic Artist for “MC Becoming.” :30 commercial for the University of Montevallo. Aired during UM Sports Webcasts, and during CBS College Sports Broadcast of UM Basketball, February 12, 2010.
Cofield, J. (2009). Executive Producer for University of Montevallo Streaming Sports Programs. Oversaw all phases of production and engineering for streaming video games from the McChesney Student Activity Center and one baseball game at Kermit A. Johnson Field. Webcasts included campus advertisements and college highlights.
Cofield, J. (2008). “Montevallo’s Anagama.” Camera, editor, graphics. Invited documentary at Southern Spaces, an interdisciplinary journal about the regions, places, and cultures of the American South. Available online at http://www.southerspaces.org.
Cofield, J. (2007). “The Anagama Kilncast: A World Wide Firing.” Documentary feature premiered at The Rome International Film Festival, Rome, Georgia, 5pm September 5th, 2008. Second screening as an official selection of the Macon Film Festival, Macon, Georgia, 4pm February 19th, 2009.
Cofield, J. (2007). “Kiln Tour.” First place, Instructional, Corporate or Training category, National Broadcasting Society Professional Production Competition, Anaheim, CA, 2008.
Cofield, J. (2007). Anagama Kilncast. Executive Producer, Director, lead camera, editor, and graphic designer for four live hours of Webcast TV from the University of Montevallo’s Anagama Kiln. Available online at http://www.montevallo.edu/anagama.
Cofield. J. (2007). “Aldrich: Not Dead Yet.” In Preproduction. Executive Producer and Director for a documentary focusing on the fading town of Aldrich and the recent history of Shelby County.
Cavale, J., and Cofield, J. (2006). GSC Sports Weekly. Studio director and producer for the weekly Webcast of the Gulf South Conference sports highlight show. Available online at http://www.gulfsouthconference.org.
Cofield, J. (2006). Cable and Web Broadcast: “FAT PIG,” a live studio program produced to showcase the upcoming Theatre production of Neil Labute’s FAT PIG. Program aired October 11-13 on Campus Cable 13, and was available on the MCCNet!13 TV Website until October 22, 2006.
Cofield, J., and Peterson, J. (2006). MCCNet!13 TV Website. Design and technical creation of a Website to stream a variety of video programs produced by Mass Communication faculty and students. Available online at http://www.montevallo.edu/mc/mccnettv.shtm.
Cofield, J., Hoerner, J., and McDow, H. (2006). Handel’s Messiah Surround Sound Concert DVD. Executive Producer and Director for a live, multiple camera concert DVD produced and sold to raise funds for the Mass Communication Scholarship fund.
Cofield, J. McCleney, J., Ratigan, B., Bearden, L., Brown, S., and Hogan, J. (2005). Alabama Electronic Security Board of Licensure Public Service Announcement campaign. Executive Producer and Director for two Television and five Radio commercials, and one thirty minute Infomercial sent to every broadcast media outlet in Alabama about the Electronic Security Board.
Cofield, J. (2005). Campus Cable 13 Broadcast. Produced, directed, and edited DVD of Marion Lazan interview for University of Montevallo History Day 2005.
Cofield, J. (2005). Textbook review: Prince, Movies & Meanings, 3rd ed. Allyn and Bacon/Longman.
Cofield, J. (2005). College of Education Conceptual Framework Techology Literature Review.
Cofield, J., and Cavale, J. (2005). Gulf South Conference Sports Weekly Webcast. Director and studio producer for the weekly Webcast of the Gulf South Conference sports highlight show. Available online at http://www.gulfsouthconference.org.
Cofield, J., Murphy, T., and Avant, J. (2005). “40 Days of Community” video series for Westwood Baptist Church.
Cofield, J. (2005). Interrupted History. Currently in production. Producer, photographer, editor for a film documenting the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease on three generations of Cofield men.
Cofield, J. (2005). Campus Broadcast: “IPHIGENIA AND OTHER DAUGHTERS,” a live studio program produced to showcase the upcoming Theatre production by Ellen McLaughlin.
Cofield, J., Murphy, T., and Avant, J. (2005). 40 Days of Community. Director and editor for a video series to support “40 Days of Community” campaign at Westwood Baptist Church, Alabaster. Screened at Westwood Baptist Church, October 2005.
Cofield, J. (2005). Textbook Review: Bordwell. Film Art, 8th Ed. McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Cofield, J. (2005). Brierfield Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department Recognition Banquet DVD. Produced and directed videotaping and editing of the Brierfield Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department Recognition Banquet, November 12, 2005. Program was distributed on DVD.
Cofield, J., and Ratigan, B. (2005). The True Story of Remote Trucks. Screened March 13th at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival, March 10-17th, 2005. Los Angeles, CA. Producer, director, photographer, editor for a video documenting the sights and sounds behind the scenes of a SpeedTV remote television production truck.
Cofield, J. (2004). Cable Broadcast: “GODSPELL Preview.” Producer and director for a live studio cablecast interview with Dr. David Callaghan as he promoted the musical GODSPELL.
Cofield, J., and Capps, S. (2004). “Foundations Home Group.” Producer, director, photographer, editor for a short video promoting Foundations Home Group Ministry. Screened at Westwood Baptist Church, September 2004.

Cofield, J. (2003). Book Review: “Film, An Introduction,” 3rd Ed. by Phillips.


Cofield, J. (2003). “Building on the Promises.” Producer, scriptwriter, director for a campaign support videotape for Northport Baptist Church, Northport, Alabama capital campaign. Distributed via videotape to over 1500 church members.
Cofield, J. (2001). The effectiveness of streaming video in Web-based instruction. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.
Cofield, J. (2000). Cable Broadcast: “A Morning With Autherine Lucy Foster,” a live studio audience program produced for Black History Month. Program aired February 22, 2000.
Cofield, J. (2000). “Sharing the Vision.” Producer, scriptwriter, director for a campaign support videotape for Northport Baptist Church, Northport, Alabama capital campaign. Distributed on videotape to over 1500 church members.
Cofield, J. (1999). “Environments for Learning: Resources for Building On-Line Courses.” Internet Source for Schools, vol. 2, no. 2, Winter 1999
Cofield, J. (1999). “Plasma Screens: Welcome to the Future.” Internet Source for Schools, vol. 2, no. 2, Winter 1999.
Cofield, J. (1999). “Environments for Learning: Tips for Distance Learning Facilities Design.” Internet Source for Schools, vol. 2, no. 2, Winter 1999.
PAPER PRESENTATIONS, SEMINARS, INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA
Cofield, J. (2012) Sports Production Workshop. Introductory Live Streaming Sports Workshop for Mass Communication Majors
Cofield, J. (2011). “Dr. Stewart Alumni Birthday Greeting DVD.” 105th birthday greeting for Agnes Chandler, ’30, by Dr. Stewart.
Cofield, J. (2011). Streaming Sports Operations Guide. Equipment operations, wiring plan, management and production guides for live Webcast games.
Cofield, J. (2009). Executive Producer for College of Education Annual Planning and Data Analysis Retreat video. Shown online in support of the College of Education’s NCATE documentation.
Cofield, J. (2009). Textbook Proposal Review: The Moving Image: An Introduction to Film. Oxford University Press.
Cofield, J. and Hoerner, J. (2008). McChesney Student Activity Center live sports broadcasts wiring retrofit design and implementation.
Cofield, J. (2008). Design plan for live multicamera remote television production kit.
Cofield, J. (2008). Streaming Sports production plan and proposal
Cofield, J. (2008). DVD design for “Japan in a Suitcase.” Program recorded for the Japan Society of Alabama.
Cofield, J, and Meyer, S. (2007). The Anagama Kilncast: Webcasting A Ceramics Event. Invited paper, National Broadcasting Society Annual Convention, Anaheim, CA, 2008.
Cofield, J. (2006). iDVD quick instructions.
Cofield, J. (2005). Seminar: Putting Your Videos on the Web, Alabama Educational Technology Conference, Birmingham AL. June 15, 2005
Cofield, J. (2005). Textbook Proposal Review: Television Studio Production, A Practical Approach. Allyn & Bacon/Longman.
Cofield, J. (2004). “Professor’s Perspective: Behind the Behind the Scenes.” Producer, photographer, editor for a short form video documenting the story of the University of Montevallo’s participation in the 2003 Pioneer Project 2880 DVD competition. Available online at Google Video, iFilm, and YouTube.
Cofield, J. (2004). Getting Video (and Sound) Out of Your Camcorder. Seminar at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference 2004. June 16-18, 2004. Birmingham, Alabama
Cofield, J. (2004). Telling a Great Story with Your Camcorder. Paper presentation at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference 2004. June 16-18, 2004. Birmingham, Alabama
Cofield, J. (2004). Streaming Your Vides Basics. Paper presentation at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference 2004. June 16-18, 2004. Birmingham, Alabama
Cofield, J. (2004). Can You Really Learn From Watching Streaming Video Clips? Seminar at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference 2004. June 16-18, 2004. Birmingham, Alabama
Cofield, J. (2003). Comparing Streaming Video and Videotape: Can Streaming Video Convey Affective Meaning As Well As Videotape? Paper presentation at the Mid-South Educational Research Association annual meeting. November 5-7, 2003. Biloxi, Mississippi
Cofield, J. (2003). Getting the Most From Your Camcorder in Seven Easy Steps. Seminar at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference 2003. June 11-12, 2003. Birmingham, Alabama
Cofield, J. (2003). Streaming Video Basics. Paper presentation at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference 2003. June 11-12, 2003. Birmingham, Alabama
Cofield, J. (2003). Streaming Video: Making It Really Work For Learning. Seminar at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference 2003. June 11-12, 2003. Birmingham, Alabama
Cofield, J. (2003). “Losers, Weepers.” Producer, director, and editor for a short form video based on an Amy Robbins script. Video was used as a research instrument in a 2003 Cofield study.
Cofield, J. and Holdredge, R. (2002). Streaming Video: Making It Really Work For Learning. Paper presentation at the League for Innovation in the Community College Conference on Information Technology. November 17-20, 2002. Long Beach, California
Cofield, J. (2002). An Assessment of Streaming Video in Web-Based Instruction. Paper presentation at the Mid-South Educational Research Association annual meeting. November 6-8, 2002. Chattanooga, Tennessee
Cofield, J. (2002). Creating Streaming Video Clips for Online Instruction. Seminar at the University of Alabama Division of Distance Education. September 18, 2002. Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Cofield, J. (2002). Creating Streaming Video Clips for Web-based Instruction. Paper presented at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference 2002. July 8-10, 2002. Birmingham, Alabama
Cofield, J. (2002). “Tuscaloosa to Montevallo: Scenes from the Beaten Path.” Producer, photographer, editor for a music video detailing scenic settings in Alabama. Available online at Google Video, iFilm, and YouTube.
Rice, M., Wright, V., Stokes, S., Cofield, J., and Wilson, E. (2000). Conducting survey research via the Internet. Poster Presentation. Mid-South Educational Research Association annual meeting, November 15-17, 2000. Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Academic

    • 2012

      • Coordinated the UM Streaming Sports program, producing videos about the SACS reaccreditation, Interdisciplinary Program, and others for 2012. Produced game Webcasts for the NCAA DII Southeast Regional Men’s Basketball Tournament. Montevallo games averaged over 300 viewers. The replay of the win to advance to the Sweet 16 round was seen by over 1000 viewers in two days.

      • Consulted with Dr. Stewart on the feasibility of an Admissions Videowall.

      • Coordinated the final phase of the Program Review process for the Division of Mass Communication

      • Member, Web Redesign Committee

      • Member, Technology Advisory Council

      • Provided tours to prospective Mass Communication students as needed

      • Participated in UM Preview Days and assisted Admissions by moving the Summer II Survey of American Cinema class to accommodate Orientation.

      • Managed the Mass Communication Equipment reservation software

      • Executive Producer for the streaming video Webcast of the 15th Annual Life Raft Debate

      • Coordinator, Division of Mass Communication

      • Oversaw Mass Communication/University of Montevallo YouTube channel

      • Oversaw equipment research and ordering during Summer 2012 terms.

      • Managed the Division of Mass Communication Unit Plan development and assessment

      • Faculty Advisor to the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) University of Montevallo chapter




    • 2011

      • Produced an Alumni Birthday Greeting DVD for Dr. Stewart commemorating the 105th Birthday of Ms. Agnes Chandler Gaitlin, Class of 1930

      • Developed plan to integrate YouTube channel into the Admissions Department recruiting efforts

      • Oversaw the Program Review process for the Division of Mass Communication

      • Produced two student-oriented UM TV commercials as part of the MC 494 Advanced Location Production Course

      • Assisted in talent casting process for the UM branding campaign

      • Moved the MC 325 Survey of American Cinema class to accommodate the Dancy Lecture Series.

      • Member, Web Redesign Committee

      • Provided tours to prospective students as needed, including arranging a hands-on experience at a basketball Webcast

      • Participated in UM Preview Days and assisted Admissions by moving the Survey of American Cinema class to accommodate Orientation.

      • Managed the Mass Communication Equipment reservation software

      • Executive Producer for the streaming video Webcast of the 14th Annual Life Raft Debate

      • Coordinated students for videotaping of the UM Big Event, branding campaign reveal event.

      • Produced, edited and uploaded news interview between Bruce Finklea and UM Trustee Todd Strange for WSFA-TV Montgomery. Resulting interview aired on 10pm and 6am newscasts.

      • Member, University of Montevallo Tornado Relief Task Force

      • Coordinator, Mass Communication

      • Oversaw Mass Communication Unit Plan assessment and development

      • Developed commercial video series for the College of Fine Arts as part of regular coursework.

      • Oversaw Mass Communication/University of Montevallo YouTube channel

      • Managed the streaming game Webcasts, including UM Public Relations-oriented video features for the games and changing from Penn Atlantic to uStream Webcasting

      • Oversaw equipment research and ordering during Summer II, 2011 term.

      • Served on the University Admissions Committee

      • Arranged alumni guest speaker visits by Keith Jacobs, publishing, and Nancy Brindley, video editing.

      • Member, Faculty/Professional Staff Salary Committee

      • Oversaw Mass Communication DVD entry for the CFA Fine Arts Scholarship Gala

      • Member, Technology Advisory Committee

      • National Broadcasting Society Region 3 Director. Awarded NBS Regional Director of the Year at the 2011 National Convention (Third year in a row).

      • Faculty Advisor to the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) University of Montevallo chapter

      • Planned and implemented a Mass Communication Los Angeles-area Alumni Dinner to strengthen ties with alumni.




    • 2010

      • Awarded Sabbatical for Fall, 2010. Continued work on Alzheimer’s documentary, participated in professional development, and produced an experimental collaborative Webcast with Dr. Meyer and Dr. Harper.

      • Oversaw Mass Communication Unit Plan development

      • Agreed to work with Penn Atlantic to develop advanced producing/local control of Penn Atlantic Streaming Webcasts

      • Participated in University of Montevallo Preview Day, providing tours and Mass Communication students for potential students.

      • Coordinated meetings between Jason Ruha, LOOK productions, and Dr. Stewart regarding Social Networking advertising for the University of Montevallo

      • Oversaw equipment research and ordering during Summer II, 2010 term

      • Assisted the Office of Learning Enrichment with the development and production of an Orientation movie for Take Flight Week, 2010

      • Participated in the Faculty session of the Performa Admissions Consultants visit

      • Visited Shelby County High Schools to recruit students and gauge interest in high school media workshops

      • Served on the University Admissions Committee

      • Member, Faculty/Professional Staff Salary Committee

      • Developed working relationship with LOOK productions for students to observe and participate in on-campus productions of Bradford Health Systems Commercials. Bradford and Look donated $1000 to the University of Montevallo Foundation.

      • Member, Technology Advisory Committee

      • Assisted Communication Studies with planning for a Minor of Public Relations

      • National Broadcasting Society Region 3 Director. Awarded NBS Regional Director of the Year at the 2010 National Convention (Second year in a row).

      • Applied for and awarded University of Montevallo Foundation grant of $3500 to pay for film-style production support gear.

      • Faculty Advisor to the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) University of Montevallo chapter

      • Served on the Mass Communication Scholarship Committee

      • Agreed to serve as Coordinator of Mass Communication

      • Managed streaming video athletic events under the Penn Atlantic Webcasting contract

      • Oversaw Mass Communication DVD entry for the CFA Fine Arts Scholarship Gala




    • 2009

      • Editorial Reviewer, Scientific Journals International

      • College of Fine Arts Decanal Committee

      • Participated in Coffee and Conversations summer orientation sessions

      • Moved MC 325 Survey of American Cinema to accommodate orientation

      • Executive Producer for the streaming video Webcast of the 12th Annual Life Raft Debate

      • Member, Technology Advisory Council

      • Supported Mass Communication Adjunct faculty by developing and implementing new online collaborative spreadsheets for the MCC newscast

      • Oversaw equipment research and ordering during Summer II, 2009 term

      • Participated in three Mass Communication Studio Tours for students from Vincent Middle and High School

      • Collaborated with Public Relations to develop a video with the theme of “Becoming”

      • Initiated discussion and proposal for a joint degree in Electronic Media Marketing between Mass Communication and the Michael E. Stephens College of Business

      • Collaborated with Dr. Callaghan to research and develop a preliminary proposal for a film festival and film school at the University of Montevallo

      • Lead faculty in the setup and integration of Final Cut Server and uReserve equipment checkout software

      • Oversaw video taping of Public Relations’ Montage student media workshop

      • National Broadcasting Society Region 3 Director. Awarded NBS Regional Director of the Year at the 2009 National Convention.

      • Developed YouTube-based Region 3 Online Production Competition for the National Broadcasting Society.

      • Faculty Advisor to the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) University of Montevallo chapter

      • Member, Mass Communication Faculty Search Committee

      • Managed streaming video athletic events under the Penn Atlantic Webcasting contract

      • Developed Unit Plan for Mass Communication

      • Represented the Department of Communication Arts at the August 2009 Commencement

      • Oversaw Mass Communication DVD entry for the CFA Fine Arts Scholarship Gala

      • Executive Producer for the video documentary, College of Education Annual Planning and Data Analysis Retreat. Video was used as supporting evidence in the NCATE review process




    • 2008

      • Attended University of Montevallo’s Presidents’ Strategic Planning Retreat

      • College of Fine Arts Decanal Committee

      • Member, Technology Advisory Council

      • Evaluated, designed, and purchased and installed equipment and infrastructure for Mass Communication to Webcast home Athletic events from the SAC in support of the Division’s goals.

      • Developed professional and student staff support and production plan for Penn Atlantic streaming video sports program

      • Oversaw student who produced Mass Communication’s video display for the CFA Scholarship Gala

      • Member, University of Montevallo Online Learning Committee

      • National Broadcasting Society Region 3 Director

      • Faculty Advisor to the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) University of Montevallo chapter

      • Served on Departmental Tenure and Promotion Committee

      • Developed collaborative online scripting process for the MCC Newscast classes.

      • Redesigned Mass Communication Website

      • Member, University Faculty/Professional Staff Salary Review Committee

      • Executive Producer for the streaming video Webcast of the 11th Annual Life Raft Debate

      • Member and Co-Chair, University of Montevallo Web Design Review Committee




    • 2007

      • Executive Producer for “Falcon Fever,” the University of Montevallo’s online sports highlight show

      • Editorial Reviewer for Scientific Journals International

      • Advised Dr. Williams on the Penn Atlantic Streaming Athletic Contract

      • National Broadcasting Society Region 3 Director

      • Faculty Advisor to the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) University of Montevallo chapter

      • Oversaw third annual Mass Communication Homecoming Open House

      • Responsible for Mass Communication equipment scheduling and checkout

      • Executive Producer for the streaming video Webcast of the 10th Annual Life Raft Debate

      • Scheduled NBS and Mass Communication students to videotape various campus functions such as Athletic events and special guests

      • Chair of Mass Communication Advancement Committee

      • Webmaster and Blackboard representative for the Department of Communication Arts

      • Provided Mass Communication students to assist with audio/visual production for MEASURE FOR MEASURE.

      • Completed “Distance Education Technology Questionnaire” for Colorado Technical University graduate student Matthew Hinkle.




    • 2006

      • Chair of Mass Communication Advancement Committee

      • Responsible for Mass Communication equipment scheduling and checkout

      • Developed Advanced Equipment Proficiency Checksheet to enable MC students to check out advanced video equipment

      • Oversaw second annual Mass Communication Homecoming Open House

      • Faculty Advisor to the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) University of Montevallo chapter

      • Scheduled NBS and Mass Communication students to videotape various campus functions such as Dr. McChesney’s final May Commencement

      • Videotaped Saturday performance of the College Night productions

      • Created DVD for Dr. Hoerner’s FIRE DOWN BELOW Video of the Anagama Kiln

      • Coordinated student crew for Audio/Visual support for the Alabama Clay Conference hosted by Dr. Meyer of the Department of Art

      • Maintained Streaming Video Research Website that has been accessed by various academic and professional video practitioners

      • Served on the Admissions, Academic Advising, and Retention committee

      • Served on the Mass Communication Accreditation Committee

      • Served on the University Faculty/Professional Staff Salary Review Committee

      • Provided DVD’s of Handel’s Messiah for the Board of Trustees presentation

      • Served as Blackboard Representative for College of Fine Arts

      • Acted as Webmaster for the Department of Communication Arts

      • Served on the Faculty/Staff Committee for the University of Montevallo Annual Campaign Fund

      • Served on UM Web Review Committee

      • Cablecast the Board of Trustee’s announcement of Dr. Phillip C. Williams as the Fourteenth President of the University of Montevallo

      • Cablecast August Graduation ceremonies

      • Provided tours of Mass Communication facilities and program overview for prospective students

      • Researched various types of equipment to order to enhance the location video production capabilities of the Division in anticipation of more opportunities for student productions. Research led to the awarding of almost $6,500 in grant money to purchase equipment.

      • Provided copies of Ebenezer Swamp DVD’s created by Mass Communication students to the University of Montevallo attorneys for the legal actions to protect the Ebenezer Swamp

      • Created DVD of class presentation on Resume Writing for Dr. Nancy Bell’s Management Course

      • Created DVD’s of class presentations on the Alabama Constitution for Dr. Jim Day’s History Course

      • Provided facilities tour to State Senator Hank Erwin

      • Oversaw Mr. Nathan Pocus video entry accepted by the National Council for Undergraduate Research competition

      • Created DVD for the Public Relations Office from the video copy of “Ghosts of Montevallo,” aired on Fox Family Channel




    • 2005

      • Chair of Mass Communication Advancement Committee

      • Oversaw inaugural Mass Communication Homecoming Open House

      • Provided technical support for Communication Studies Audio/Visual Computer carts

      • Provided technical advice and guidance to students who were producing a video to support the Department of Biology’s Ebenezer Swamp Project

      • Occasionally rescheduled the MC 325 Survey of American Cinema to accommodate Upward Bound students in Comer Auditorium

      • Faculty Advisor to the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) University of Montevallo chapter

      • Scheduled NBS and Mass Communication students to videotape various campus functions

      • Videotaped Saturday performance of the College Night productions

      • Served on the Admissions, Academic Advising, and Retention committee

      • Served on the Mass Communication Accreditation Committee

      • Advisor for the University of Montevallo’s entry into the Birmingham Sidewalk Festival College Scramble, a 48-hour filmmaking competition

      • Served as Blackboard Representative for College of Fine Arts

      • Acted as Webmaster for the Department of Communication Arts

      • Created Reynolds Renovation online picture gallery

      • Served on UM Web Review Committee

      • Served on the College of Education’s Conceptual Framework Committee

      • Acted as the Executive Producer for a Public Service Announcement Campaign for the Alabama Electronic Security Board of Licensure that led to the purchase of High-Definition equipment

      • Served on the University Faculty/Professional Staff Salary Review Committee

      • Cablecast August Graduation ceremonies

      • Created an online equipment reservation/checkout form and procedure to better control the use and maintenance of Mass Communication equipment

      • Provided technical advice and guidance to students who were producing a Directed Study video to support the Department of Biology’s Ebenezer Swamp Project legal challenge to the Alabaster Quarry

      • Provided studio production services as part of the studio production class to campus for cablecast/taping of guest lecturers. Promoted Theatre’s production of Iphegenia and Her Daughters by cablecasting an interview with Theatre students, and a guest lecture series for Dr. Nancy Bell

      • Assisted Dr. Hoerner in the renovation and upgrade of the Mass Communication production facilities



    • 2004

      • Provided technical advice and guidance to students who were producing a video to support the Department of Biology’s Ebenezer Swamp Project.

      • Served as Blackboard Representation for College of Fine Arts

      • Provided studio production services to campus for cablecast/taping of guest lecturers.

      • Acted as Webmaster for the Department of Communication Arts.

      • Created Reynolds Renovation online picture gallery.

      • Served on UM Web Review Committee

      • Served on UM Blackboard Committee

      • Cablecast December Graduation ceremonies and provided A/V support for May Graduation

      • Production manager for videotaping of the Student Activity Center Founder’s Day Dedication Ceremony.

      • Provided support to Mr. Crawford, University of Montevallo Trustee, for a video series Participated in “Meet the Majors” and weekend campus visit by prospective students

      • Chair of Mass Communication Advancement Committee.

      • Served on Mass Communication Accreditation Committee.

      • Provided Technical Support for Communication Studies Audio/Visual Carts.

      • Began acting as advisor for the National Broadcast Society

      • Served on the committee, Admissions, Academic Advising, and Retention.

      • Served on the College of Education’s Conceptual Framework Committee.

      • Supported the Upward Bound Program by occasionally scheduling my MC 325 class around their need for Comer Auditorium.




    • 2003

      • Webmaster for Department of Communication Arts.

      • Assisted the Director of Mass Communication in evaluating whether or not the division should apply for accreditation. Assisted in developing equipment lists and standards.

      • Videotaped College Night for the College Night Committee.

      • Worked with the Upward Bound Program to accommodate their occasional Tuesday night need for Comer Auditorium.

      • Serve on the campus-wide Website Revision/Redesign committee.

      • Assisted the Admissions department’s recruiting efforts by being available for tours of the Mass Communication department.

      • Assisted the director of Mass Communication on equipment maintenance and upgrade efforts.

      • Videotaped the August Graduation ceremony.

      • Coordinated collaboration efforts between courses taught by myself, Dr. Hoerner, and Dr. Callaghan centered on the MC 425 Documentary Production course.

      • Specified equipment and design for A/V computer cart for the Division of Communication Studies, then trained Communication Studies faculty on their use.

      • Instructed Communication Studies faculty on operation of A/V carts.

      • Serve on UM College of Education Conceptual Framework Review Committee.

      • Serve on Admissions, Advising, and Retention Committee.

      • Represented the Department of Communication Arts in the annual Life Raft Debate sponsored by the Philosophy Club. Placed ahead of Dr. Patton.

      • Coordinated efforts to publicize and show the 5-minute short film created by Mass Communication students for the Pioneer DVD competition. The premiere was modeled after Hollywood movie awards show.

      • Represent the Department of Communication Arts on the 2003-2004 Faculty/Staff Annual Fund Campaign Committee.

      • Serve on the College of Fine Arts Website committee.

      • Completed the UM Writing Reinforcement Workshop.

      • Served on the Mass Communication Accreditation Evaluation Committee.




    • 2002

  • Member of Department of Communication Arts Scholarship Committee.

  • Chair of Campus Pipeline Advisory Committee

  • Chair of Web Authoring Subcommittee of the Information and Instructional Technology Committee (IITC).

  • Member of the College of Fine Arts Web Page Committee.

  • Arranged field trip to the University of Alabama’s video production and distance learning facilities for two Mass Communication courses.

  • Assisted Upward Bound with scheduling requests at Comer Auditorium.

  • Instructor for Upward Bound Session on careers in Mass Communication.

  • Acted as host and tour guide for prospective UM and Mass Communication students.

  • Provided technical support for Comer Auditorium, Fall commencement, portable video projectors, and DVD/VCR setups.

  • Worked with College of Education faculty on production & eventual streaming video version of NCATE video

  • Member of the Mid-South Educational Research Association

  • Served on search committees for Assistant Professors of Journalism & Rhetoric

  • Collaborated with Mass Communication faculty on creation of division-wide student service award.

  • Assisted in evaluation and installation of the new Video Toaster [2] production system.

  • Assisted in troubleshooting and upgrading Mass Communication production system.

  • Assisted in the development of a digital TV upgrade plan for the Division of Mass Communication.

  • Created Web-based photo gallery for the Department of Communication Arts.




  • 2001

  • Instructed Dr. Hoerner & Dr. Scott on basic use of Macromedia’s Dreamweaver for course homepage creation

  • Served on Communication Arts Scholarship Committee

  • Updated & maintained Alabama Speeches Journal Website for Dr. Emanuel

  • Converted Department of Communication Arts Website to University of Montevallo approved template

  • Worked with Student Support Services on Website ADA issues

  • Assisted Dr. Scott in creation, distribution, & collection of College of Fine Arts interest survey

  • Met with & hosted prospective Mass Communication students

  • Worked with Upward Bound program for schedule accommodation

  • Oversaw Mass Communication students for August graduation taping/cablecast

  • Worked with College of Education faculty to develop applications for streaming video.

  • Produced audio CD for University of Montevallo Dance team

  • Shot & produced video introduction & ending segments for “Winnie the Pooh” play

  • Assisted with AV support for Helen Perkins funeral

  • Assisted COMS 101 students with camcorder setup for class presentations




  • 2000

  • Served on ad-hoc IITC committee to evaluate Web-based course software

  • Served as Webmaster for Department of Communication Arts

  • Revised Mass Communication Web site

  • Served on Communication Arts Scholarship Committee

      • Videotaped/cablecast summer commencement exercises

      • Created, administered, and published results of survey on interest in Web-based instruction at the University of Montevallo

      • Developed Virtual Shadowing Web site with streaming video and career information for use by middle school students

      • Prepared studio for use by College of Education graduate education class & supervised production

      • Edited video public service announcement for use by College of Education graduate education class

      • Taught Luke Hardt, Theatre, how to edit tapes for use in class presentation

      • Assisted in College of Fine Arts Digital Camcorder workshop

      • Assisted in audio/visual presentation at College of Fine Arts Faculty Retreat

      • Demonstrated capabilities of College of Fine Arts Web Server at College of Fine Arts Faculty Retreat

      • Developed method for placing Powerpoints and Word documents on CFA Web server.

      • Assisted Leris Hambleton, University of Montevallo Senior Webmaster, with evaluation of new version of Campus Pipeline.



Community



    • 2012

      • Adult Sunday School Teacher, Community Baptist Church

      • Shelby District Cub Scout Day Camp BB Shooting Sports Instructor

      • Deacon, Community Baptist Church

      • Boy Scout Troop 72 Adult Mentor



    • 2011

      • Committee Member, Community Baptist Church Tornado Relief Team

      • Member, Community Baptist Church Media Production Team,

      • Adult Sunday School Teacher, Community Baptist Church

      • Shelby District Cub Scout Day Camp BB Shooting Sports Instructor

      • Deacon, Community Baptist Church

      • Boy Scout Troop 72 Adult Mentor




    • 2010

      • Member, Community Baptist Church Media Production Team, Public Relation Team

      • Adult Sunday School Teacher, Community Baptist Church

      • Shelby District Cub Scout Day Camp BB Shooting Sports Instructor

      • Deacon, Community Baptist Church




    • 2009

      • Member, Community Baptist Church Media Production Team

      • Scheduled Mass Communication students to videotape summer Montevallo Walking Tours

      • Adult Sunday School Teacher, Community Baptist Church

      • Shelby District Cub Scout Day Camp BB Shooting Sports Instructor

      • Supplied front page picture of Moundville Scout Campout to The Moundville Times, 24:4, November 18, 2009.




    • 2008

      • Oversaw the making of “Japan in a Suitcase.” Program for the Japan Society of Alabama.

      • Served on the Westwood Baptist Church Video Team

      • Deacon, Westwood Baptist Church

    • 2007

      • Served on the Westwood Baptist Church Video Team

      • Deacon, Westwood Baptist Church

    • 2006

      • Coordinated students to videotape Chelsea Middle Schools entry into the Shop Rat TV motorcycle building competition

      • Provided Mass Communication students for utility and runner positions for various network TV productions including the BBC, SPEED, ESPN, and Pay Per View

      • Hosted fifth grade students from Montevallo Elementary School and explained what careers in Mass Communication can offer

      • Served on the Westwood Baptist Church Constitution and Bylaws Committee

      • Coordinated students to produce a video for the Shelby County DHR

      • Served on the Westwood Baptist Church Video Team

      • Deacon, Westwood Baptist Church




    • 2005

      • Videotaped the Brierfield Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department Annual Banquet.

      • Arranged for Mass Communication students to videotape the Shelby County Junior Miss pageant

      • Deacon, Westwood Baptist Church




    • 2004

      • Consulted/advised the Division of Distance Education at the University of Alabama on streaming video




    • 2002

  • Provided Audio/Visual design and support for Northport Baptist Church, Northport, Alabama, production of Judgment House.

  • Acted as consultant for the design and review of A/V systems for a new worship center for Northport Baptist Church, Northport, Alabama.




    • 2001

      • Assisted Montevallo police in videotape investigation

      • Assisted Jemison police in audiotape investigation

      • Provided AV support for Northport Baptist Church Judgment House production

      • Consulted with Northport Baptist Church on AV design for new sanctuary & educational space

CURRICULUM VITAE



    • University of Montevallo

      • Communication Theory

      • Computer Graphic/DVD Design

      • Directed Study

      • Documentary Production

      • Advanced Location Production

      • Media Law

      • Seminar: Mass Communication and the Internet

      • Seminar: Digital Video

      • Seminar: Live Television Directing

      • Seminar: Streaming Video Production

      • Senior Project

      • Sports Production

      • Survey of American Cinema

      • Honors Survey of American Cinema

      • Television News II/III

      • Television Production I: Studio Television Production

      • Television Production II: Electronic Field/Post Production

      • Website Design Aesthetics




    • University of Alabama

      • Independent Learning Contract Director for 2 contracts for External Degree Program

      • Telecommunication and Film Practicum Director, Division of Distance Education

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Professor, Department of Communication June 2012-Present

College of Fine Arts, The University of Montevallo

 Coordinator, Mass Communication


  • Teach television production courses.

  • Faculty advisor for the University of Montevallo chapter of the National Broadcasting Society.

  • Oversee streaming video productions for Mass Communication


Associate Professor, Department of Communication Arts August 2007-June 2012

College of Fine Arts, The University of Montevallo

 Coordinator, Mass Communication


  • Teach television production courses.

  • Act as Webmaster for the Department of Communication Arts.

  • Faculty advisor for the University of Montevallo chapter of the National Broadcasting Society.

  • National Broadcasting Society Region 3 Director

  • Oversee streaming video productions for Mass Communication


Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Arts August 1999-July 2007

College of Fine Arts, The University of Montevallo

 Teach television production courses.


  • Act as Webmaster for the Department of Communication Arts.

  • Faculty advisor for the University of Montevallo chapter of the National Broadcasting Society.


Private Consultant/Freelance November 1997-Present

 Tape Operator, Microwave Transmitter Operator, Camera Operator, Utility and Runner for various BBC, SPEED Channel, VERSUS Network, ESPN, and Pay Per View programs.



  • Advise Alabama State University on matters pertaining to the creation of a distance learning program.

 Consult with Bishop State Community College about the creation and operation of a distance learning program in the Mobile, Alabama geographic area.

 Design and specify equipment and physical renovations necessary for two distance education classrooms at Alabama State University.



Assistant Director, The Division of Distance Education May 1997-July 1999

College of Continuing Studies, The University of Alabama


 Oversee all distance learning facilities for the Division of Distance Education, including seven video classrooms, one satellite earth station, three VTEL videoconferencing systems, one Mobile Distance Learning Classroom, one TV production studio, one FAST Video Machine non-linear editing system, and three electronic field production systems.

 Assist the Director of Distance Education with administrative issues as needed.

 Oversee the operation of the QUEST videotape-based distance learning program.

 Research and implement technologies and methods for Internet-based courses, including hardware and software strategies for production and delivery of online courses.

 Produce all promotional videos, commercial spots, and training tapes as needed.

 Design, specify, and oversee installation of equipment and necessary physical renovations for new Distance Education facilities.



Adjunct Instructor, Division of Mass Communication August 1997 to December 1999

College of Fine Arts, The University of Montevallo

 Instructor for MC 493 Sports Production. Emphasis was on producing games as professionally as possible.
Media Center Supervisor, The Division of Distance Education February 1995 to May 1997

College of Continuing Studies, The University of Alabama

 Manage all new and existing telecommunications facilities for the College of Continuing Studies.

 Supervise, schedule and train two full-time technicians, two part-time technicians, and all student video technicians.

 Produce, direct, edit, create graphics for all promotional tapes, commercial spots, and training tapes as needed.

 Research and implement new technologies including Internet and World Wide Web Home Page for the Division of Distance Education.




Media Technician, The Office of Educational Telecommunications August 1991 to January 1995

College of Continuing Studies, The University of Alabama

 Operated all video production equipment for the taping of all QUEST classes.

 Operated and maintained the University's IITS classrooms (IITS is a compressed video distance education program).

 Designed layout, specified equipment and supervised installation of five QUEST video classrooms, one production studio, one satellite earth station, and one A/V production room for the University.

 Assisted faculty in preparing visuals and videotapes for use in the QUEST and IITS classrooms.

 Supervised and trained student production staff.

 Shot and edited promotional videotape as needed.


Production Supervisor December 1990 to March 1991

Comcast Cablevision, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

 Designed layout and assisted in installation of production equipment.

 Built commercial insertion reels as needed.

 Shot and edited commercials for insertion on cable networks.

 Supervised and trained student production staff.


Assistant to the Coordinator for Instructional Television January 1990 to December 1990

University Television Services, The University of Alabama

 Edited all video roll-in material for satellite programs and contract projects.

 Assisted in designing layout and installation of studio equipment.

 Monitored and scheduled student production staff and trained new production staff members.

 Directed video location shoots for satellite programs.

 Designed sets and lighting for program production.
Playback Engineer September 1989 to August 1990

University Television Services, The University of Alabama

 Operated 1" VTR's for playback of UTS programs on Alabama Public Television.

 Operated UTS equipment for time coding and tape dubbing.


Production Staff August 1989 to December 1989

University Television Services, The University of Alabama

 Completed UTS crew training program.

 Operated all production equipment in distance learning studio.

 Operated satellite uplink equipment.
Production Crew May 1988 to June 1989

Auvid Productions, Huntsville, Alabama

 Operated 3/4" video cameras for filming U.S. Space Camp activities.

 Edited U.S. Space Camp raw footage to produce master tapes.



 Assisted in setting up equipment and taping weddings and other productions.

References Available Upon Request



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