Define Ter·ry Pat·ter·son

a : A man of ubiquitous knowledge. b : Someone who embraces challenge. c : One whose mission in life is to help others. d : A gifted technical communicator and problem solver. e : A person with a deep knowledge of navigating the academic world. f : A team player. g : A precious asset to any organization.

Bringing the best To your organization

While my numerous skills and abilities can be found in my resume, most fall into the following categories.

Technology

I am an Agnostic Technology Evangelist. Whether Apple or Android, PC or Mac, GUI or Command Line, Windows server or Linux server, Web application or Desktop one. My multiple years in the IT world provide employers and customers expertise with a variety of applications.

Education & Training

Many colleagues call me a presentation guru. My presentations engage, inform, and entertain attendees at local, regional, state, national, virtual, and international conferences. I also am a certified Blackboard trainer and can teach numerous other technologies.

Instructional Design

My background includes a variety of experiences in the Instructional Design process. From the review and development of a course based on design models. To the creation course content and final review to ensure courses meet national and international standards.

Communication & Relationship Building

Many brilliant people understand technology, but lack the ability to explain a concept or concepts to non-technical users. I bridge the communication gap and develop relationships between departments and silos. My objective, in the end, ensures everyone understands the needs and issues each other face when trying to complete a project or task.

A Quick Overview of Terry Patterson

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Author, Blogger, Educator, Problem Solver & Technophile

Terry Patterson has over ten years of experience administrating Blackboard LMS environments at various institutions. During that time, he has held numerous leadership roles in Blackboard feedback panels and customer-led user groups. In 2009, he received a Blackboard Catalyst Award for his work in the Blackboard Community. He has given presentations at state, national, and international conferences about emerging and advanced integrations with the Blackboard application. He holds certifications as a Blackboard Trainer and a Blackboard Server Administrator. When not busy in his position as LMS Application Administrator at the University of Missouri and an educational technology consultant, he works to help answer questions from other system administrators and posts the issues he faces on his Blackboard Guru blog at http://www.blackboardguru.com/.

    By The Numbers
  • 265
    Presentations

    These cover instructional technology, administration, best practices, and more.

  • Visits

    Over the past year to BlackboardGuru.com

  • 326
    Pages

    in my book, Blackboard Learn Administration

  • 3992+
    Days

    working in Educational Technology and Higher Education

University of Missouri South Arkansas Community College Morehead State University Arkansas Tech University
SmarterServices Global Personalized Academics Readspeaker
Hilbert College University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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