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Edward E. Green, Ed D

Edward E. Green, Ed D
Dr. Green began his instructional development career over forty years ago as a teacher in Los Angeles where he developed self-instructional materials to teach his 7th graders mathematics. Since that time he has directed instructional development efforts for business, industry, government, and educational institutions in a variety of subject areas - from engineering courses for Deere and Co., to elementary science videos and booklets for elementary schools.

His work has been recognized by several groups including a finalist award in 1992 from the Smithsonian and ComputerWorld Magazine for his work in designing an interactive Algebra computer networked classroom. Many news and journal articles articles over the years have highlighted Dr. Green's work with computers in education.

He was an EPDEA Fellow at Indiana University from 1970-1972 and has given workshops and seminars throughout the US, Great Britain, and Canada in instructional development. In addition he has won awards such as The 1983 TV-Specialists Video Production Award, The Bronze Cindy Award from Learning Magazine, and The Panasonic Co. first place trophy and prize in 1989 for Elementary Science.

Dr. Green has won many grants for his research and development work and won a $750,00 grant from the Nabisco Foundation to further develop his research in interactive classrooms. Since that time he has developed distance education materials and has been a pioneer in the development of touchscreen instructional and entertainment systems. He is the author of many articles on the use of instructional technology in education and training and has conducted many seminars and workshops for business, industry, government, and educ ational institutions.

Dr. Green has had direct responsibility during the last 45 years for over 200 major course development projects. Most of these projects were developed by a team consisting of subject matter experts, message designers, evaluators, and production staff. His job was project leader in all of them.

For this work he was responsible for team development activities including learner assessment, content analysis, design of instructional strategies, design of messages, pre-production, implementation/formative evaluation, revision, final production, and summative evaluation.

Dr. Green retired from the university in 2003 and has been a community volunteer in literacy since 1994. He is currently the general manager of Family Literacy Centers, Inc. a non-profit charity that helps communities set up local family literacy centers and develops literacy training for students, parents, tutors, and administrators.

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