Dr. Susan K Manning

Instructional/Badge Systems Designer, Credly/LearningTimes, LLC
Graduate Faculty, Online Professional Development, University of Wisconsin - Stout
Teaching, Learning and Leadership
College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences

Office:
Phone: 630-999-7893
Email: mannings@uwstout.edu

Professional Interests: Use of games for learning, digital badges, universal design for learning

Languages

  • Spanish (Beginner)

Education

    • Ed D Adult Education
      Ball State University
      Muncie, IN, United States, 1991
    • MA College Student Personnel
      Bowling Green State University
      Bowling Green, OH, United States, 1983
    • BA Communications
      Truman State University
      Kirksville, MO, United States, 1981

Licensures and Certifications

  • Master Online Teacher: Illinois Online Network; University of Illinois

Work Experience

    Industry

      • Credly/LearningTimes, LLC
        Instructional/Badge Systems Designer
        2007 -

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin - Stout, College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences
        Graduate Faculty, Online Professional Development
        2007 -
      • University of Illinois, Illinois Online Network

        March 2000 - October 2011
      • Waubonsee Community College
        ESL Faculty
        August 1994 - May 2009
      • University of Illinois at Chicago, Campus Housing
        Assistant Director
        July 1992 - July 1994
      • Ball State University, Housing and Residence Life
        Assistant Director
        July 1986 - April 1992

Intellectual Contributions

    Working Paper

    • Finkelstein, J. E., & Diaz, V. (2015). Developing a Higher Education Badging Initiative. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiatives.

    White Paper

    • Finkelstein, J. E., & Knight, E. (2013). The Potential and Value of Using Digital Badges for Adult Learners. American Institutes for Research (funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE)).

    Book

    • Johnson, K. E. (2010). Technology Toolbelt for Teaching. .
    • Johnson, K. E. (2009). Online Education for Dummies. .

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Finkelstein, J. E., & Singer, D. (November, 2015). Digital Badges in Higher Education. NMC,
    • Finkelstein, J. E., & Singer, D. (October, 2015). Turning verified achievements into marketable credentials. EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, United States.
    • Manning, S. (August, 2015). Using Game Design Theory To Develop A Faculty Self-Assessment. Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, WI, United States.
    • Manning, S. (October, 2014). Designing and Implementing a Digital Badge System. Sloan-C Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, United States.
    • Manning, S., & Lehmann, K. (October, 2014). How to Be an eLearning Rockstar. Sloan-C Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, United States.
    • Manning, S. (August, 2014). Designing and Implementing a Digital Badge System. Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, WI, United States.
    • Manning, S., & Lehmann, K. (August, 2014). How to Be an eLearning Rockstar. Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, IL, United States.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • Sloan-C Excellence in Online Teaching, Online Learning Consortium (November 20, 2013)

Service

    University

      Fielding University

      • Dissertation Committee Member, Committee for Margaret Anne Hunter (2014 - 2015)

      UW Stout

      • Plan A (Thesis) Committee Member, Committee for Robert Leahy (2014 - 2014)

    Professional

    • Committee Member, Online Learning Consortium (2013 - Present)