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					                                                    Norbert W. Heitz
                                                     552 Holcroft Rd.
                                                    Madison, IN 47250
                                                   nwheitz@gmail.com
                                                      (812) 273-4315
                                                      (678) 810-0097
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

               Analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate performance improvement programs using the
                ADDIE process as well as the Army Systems Approach to Training (ASAT).
               Experienced in designing and developing blended learning programs incorporating SCORM-compliant
                web-based e-Learning as well as video training programs.
               Experienced in converting instructor-led courses into eLearning courseware.
               Develop procedures, policies, and documentation and online communication using Information Mapping.
               Knowledgeable and articulate instructor. Experience in clearly and concisely presenting complex ideas
                and projects.
               Can read, write, and speak Spanish.
               Have used/been trained in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Excel, and Project, Lectora,
                Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Visio, SnagIt, Flash, Photoshop.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
            Indiana University - Bloomington, Indiana
            Master’s Degree in Instructional Systems Technology - 1987
            Indiana Vocational Technical College - Indianapolis, Indiana
            Associate Degree in Computer Programming Technology - 1984

            Ball State University - Muncie, Indiana
            Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education - 1976

            Certifications include: Web Design and Multimedia from Georgia Institute of Technology – 2001;
            Accomplishment-Based Curriculum Development System – 1998; Developing Procedures, Policies, and
            Documentation Using Information Mapping - 1992; Mapping Online Communication (using Information
            Mapping techniques) - 1995.
HIGHLIGHTS OF EXPERIENCE
Aug 98 – Sept 07: AT&T (formerly BellSouth Telecommunications) – Atlanta, Georgia
           Instructor/Instructional Developer
           Responsible for conducting needs analyses, analyzing human performance problems and recommending
           training and non-training solutions for non-management employees. Analyzed, designed, developed,
           implemented, and evaluated performance improvement programs using the ADDIE process. Training
           solutions often consisted of blending either instructor-led (paper-based) or virtual classroom training with
           eLearning and hands-on system training. Responsible for project management with contractors.

Jan 98 - July 98: Barrios Technology, Inc. - Houston, Texas
             Curriculum Developer/Instructor Certifier
             Assisted in the definition of aerospace training requirements for the International Space Station Training
             Office at NASA’s Johnson Space Center and in the design and development of supporting technical training
             materials across a variety of blended learning media to include virtual reality training. Supported the
             development and conduct of the Space Flight Training Division Instructor Training Course by giving
             instructional technique classes, observing and critiquing practice training sessions, and certifying instructors.
Mar 97 - Dec 97: LESCO - Hampton, Virginia
           Technical Editor/Infolink Programmer
           Maintained quality assurance of U.S. Army technical manuals through editing and hypertext linking of
           scanned documents. Also wrote Standard Operating Procedures for technical editors.



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1993 – 1994: Remtech Services, Inc. - Newport News, Virginia
           Instructional Developer
           Developed interactive multimedia courseware training for “Toolbox for Course
           Development” (TCD), a multimedia authoring system developed for Army’s automated
           intelligence system, “All Source Analysis System”. System was designed to use computer-
           based simulation to train Army intelligence personnel in use of TCD.
1992 – 1993: EER Systems Corp. (Currently a division of L-3 Communications)- Newport News, VA
           Training Analyst
           Provided analytical and technical support to U.S. Army Training Development and Analysis
           Directorate in analysis, design, development and preparation of performance improvement
           materials for guidance, job aids, and Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) job aid
           pamphlets. Also provided TRADOC with courseware development for Distributed Training
           Program through involvement in producing first phase of Advanced Noncommissioned
           Officer Course.
1988 – 1992: Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company - Newport News, Virginia
           Training Program Developer
           Analyzed, designed, developed, and evaluated new and on-going functional training
           programs for shipyard workers. These included 230 minutes of video programs and CBT
           interactive multimedia programs with accompanying tests and paper-based materials.
           Specific training programs developed include: Installation, Maintenance, and Removal of
           Containments; Changing a HEPA Filter Prefilter; Temporary Lead Shielding; Asbestos
           Control; Operating a Hydraulic Torque Wrench; RadCon (Radiation Control) Article 106.1
           ATC Training.
1987: Altschuler, Melvoin, and Glasser - Chicago, Illinois
           Instructional Design Intern
           Served as Project Manager and Lead Designer for development of microcomputer courses
           for CPA firm. Developed courses including “Introduction to Microcomputers”, “FAST”
           (Accounting Software), and “SMART Word Processing”.
1979 – 1986: Indiana Reformatory - Pendleton, Indiana
           Teacher
           Taught Adult Basic Education Literacy skills to offenders at maximum-security state prison.
           Designed and developed self-paced instructional materials for development of reading skills.
ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
              International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI)
AWARDS/HONORS
              Certificate of Creative Excellence (1992), U.S. Industrial Film and Video Festival,
               “Operating a Hydraulic Torque Wrench”.
              Department Head Award (2001), BellSouth Telecommunications
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
              Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance (inactive).
              References available upon request.
              Bilingual: English and Spanish
              Experience living abroad




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                                              ADDENDUM

INDEPENDENT CONTRACT/TEMPORARY/PART-TIME WORK

2004 – 2007: Cobb County Adult Education Center – Marietta, Georgia
           Instructor
           Taught English classes two evenings per week to adults in the English as a Second Language
           program.

2001 – 2003: Latin American Association – Atlanta, Georgia
           Instructor
           Taught English classes two evenings per week as an adjunct ESL instructor for DeKalb
           Technical College at the Latin American Association. Developed some of my instructional
           materials/activities and delivered some of my lecture material in both English and Spanish.

1998: Compaq Computer Corporation - Houston, Texas
         Trainer
         Trained permanent Compaq associates and temporary employees within the Configure to
         Order (CTO) factory in concepts and skills required to build computers according to
         customers’ specifications. Taught classes in Computer Hardware Basics and Handling and
         Assembling Desktop Computers.

1996 – 1997: EZDial, Incorporated - Virginia Beach, Virginia
           Independent Sales Representative
           Marketed internet access accounts and worldwide web site development services to
           individuals, corporations, and organizations throughout Hampton Roads area.

1996: Philip Morris, International - Richmond, Virginia
           Technical Writer
           Contracted by Information Mapping, Inc. to work as a team member in development of user’s
           manual and related training materials that were designed for training stockroom employees in
           the use of SAP R/3 (computerized inventory tracking and ordering system).

1995 – 1996: Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company - Newport News, Virginia
           Training Program Developer
           Designed and developed crane maintenance courses for electricians, electrical engineers, and
           test technicians. Each course included instructor guide, trainee guide, video program, written
           tests, and performance evaluations.

1992 – 1994: Coastal Video Communications - Virginia Beach, Virginia
           Script/Technical Writer and Instructional Designer
           Wrote script for “Incident Command System” and wrote two OSHA standards technical
           manuals; “Chemical Process Safety Management”. and “Use of Lead in the Construction
           Industry”. Designed and developed CD-ROM interactive multimedia course (Electrical
           Safety).

1986: Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis
           Assistantship
           As Instructional Developer/Graduate Assistant, developed computer-based training course,
           “Persuasive Letter Writing”, for University Writing Center and Indianapolis Public Schools.
           Also consulted in two five-day seminars for teachers.




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