Joanne Mowat, PhD, CTDP

Telephone:  905-862-3239        e-mail: herridge@herridge.ca       www.herridgegroup.com

4 Apple Tree Crescent, Uxbridge, Ontario, L9P 2A4

 

President, The Herridge Group Inc.  (April 1, 1995 to present)  

The Herridge Group Inc. provides innovative performance solutions, specializing in:

·       Learning strategy

·       eLearning design

·       eLearning development

·       Performance support strategy

·       Performance support design

·       Learning object strategy

·       Learning object design

·       Learning games and simulations

·       Facilitated synchronous and asynchronous learning strategy

·       Facilitated synchronous and asynchronous learning design (including virtual classrrom)

·       Summative evaluation strategy

·       Summative evaluation design

 

For details on clients, projects, and skills please visit our site at www.herridgegroup.com.

 

 

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Canadian National Railway, 1060 University, Floor 4, Montreal, Quebec, H3B 3A2

System Manager, Education, Manager, Client Services, Coordinator, Instructional Technology, Management Development Officer (1990 – 1995)

 

Academic Record:

·       Capella University, Minnesota:  Doctorate in the Instructional Design of On-line Learning, May 2007

·       Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec: Masters in Educational Technology 1997

·       McGill University, Montreal, Quebec: Graduate Certificate in Management 1987

·       McGill University, Montreal, Quebec: Bachelor of Arts, Major in Geography 19'79

 

University Courses Taught:

·       Games & Simulations, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Summer 1999

 

Conference Presentations:

·       Canadian Community of Computer Educators, 2003, 2004

·       Computer Training and Support Conference, 1994

·       EdTech, Dublin, Ireland, 2005

·       eLearning Guild 2002, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012

·       eLearning Guild On-line Forum 2006, 2012

·       Federated Press On-Line Learning Conference, Toronto, June 2001

·       Interactive Conference:  1996, 1997

·       International Society for Performance Improvement: 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2012

·       International Society for Performance Improvement Toronto Chapter:  2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

·       International Society for Performance Improvement Montreal Conference: 1997, 1999, 2001

·       International Society for Performance Improvement Ottawa Chapter:  September 1999

·       National Society for Performance & Instruction: 1994, 1995

·       North American Gaming and Simulation Association: 1998, 1999

·       On-Line Learning / Performance Support: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

·       Ontario Society for Training & Development 1999, 2002

 

Products:  Climb the Vine!  A flex game to increase or measure learning.

 

Awards: NSPI 1995 Award for New Systematic Application - EPSS Design and Development Process

 


 

Publications:

·       Mowat, Joanne. (2008, July).  Creating a Learning Object Design Model. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG

·       Mowat, Joanne. (2007, July). The Instructional Design of Learning Objects. eLearning Solutions Magazine. The eLearning Guild.

·       Irlbeck, S. & Mowat J. (2006). Learning Content Management Systems. In Harman, K. & Koohang, A. (Eds.) Learning Objects: Standards, Metadata, Repositories, & LCMS. Santa Rosa, CA: Informing Science Press.

·       Mowat, J. (2005, August). Faster, Better, Cheaper: Improve Corporate e-Learning Content Management with MERLOT. The eLearning Developers Journal. The eLearning Guild.

·       Lessard, L, & Mowat J. (1998). An EPSS Design and Development Process. In Dean, Peter J & Ripley, David E. (Eds.) Performance Improvement Interventions: Performance Technologies in the Workplace. Washington, DC: ISPI.

 

Industries

 

Automotive

·       Subaru

·       Honda

·       Acura

·       BMW 

 

Military Contractors

·       Bombardier

 

Technology Sector

·       IBM

·       Mindspan Solutions

·       Innovatia (Nortel)

·       SUN / ISOPIA 

·       Blackberry

 

Educational Sector

·       Concordia University

·       George Brown College

·       Seneca College

 

Petrochemical

·       Esso

·       ExxonMobil

 

Telecommunications Sector

·       BellCore

·       NBTel 

·       Bell Canada

·       Rogers Communications

·       Telus

 

eLearning and Instructional Design Firms

·       Cadmian

·       Centre for Learning, Technologies (Mount Allison University)

·       Chalk Media

·       DLC

·       Docworks CPTI

·       Webfeat

·       AEC

·       Interactive Solutions New Media

·       Klick Communications

·       Click Media

·       Bwyze

·       Maritz

 

Financial Sector

·       Bank of Montreal

·       TD Canada Trust

·       CIBC

·       Harris Bank

·       Bank One

·       Manulife Financial

·       Scotiabank

·       Thomas Cook

·       TD Visa

·       KPMG

·       Royal Bank

·       Lorriman & Long

 

Transportation Sector

·       Air Canada

·       Canadian National Railway

·       Canadian Pacific Railway

·       CANAC

·       Automobile Industry Advisory Group

 

Government

·       Canada Customs and Revenue Agency

·       Ontario Lottery and Gaming

·       SmartServe

 

Real Estate Sector

·       RealStar

 

Other

·       The Freeman Companies

 

Pharmaceutical Sector

·       IMS

·       Solvay

·       Novo Nordisk

·       AstraZeneca

·       Abbott

 

Retail Sector

·       Shoppers Drug Mart

·       Winners (TJX)