Professional Profile

Mr. Forrest A. Doddington

Content Technology Specialist

  Office location:  Ayers House

  Telephone:  615.966.5052 (ext. 5052)

  Fax number:  615.966.1035

  Contact via email

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Position Information:

Title: Content Technology Specialist

Start Date at Lipscomb: January 2014

Education/Certifications:
  • B.A. Radio/Television Communication; College of Arts & Sciences at Harding University, department of Communication
  • Online Instructional Development Graduate Certificate; College of Education at Florida State University, department of Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies
  • M.S. Interactive and New Communication Technology; College of Communication at Florida State University
Area of Expertise:
  • Website design and programming
  • Electronic media production and broadcasting
  • Graphic design for print and electronic media
  • Systems administration
  • User support and training
Primary Research Interest:
  • Website aesthetics and usability
  • Content management and learning management systems
Grant and Contract Involvement:
  • Governor's Online Innovation Fund Grant for the creation of Teacher Preparation Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS)
  • Tennessee Department of Education / U.S. Math & Science Partnership (MSP) Grant for the creation of a resource-sharing portal for online distribution of math & science instructional and professional learning materials.
  • Tennessee Department of Education / SCORE Grant for the migration of instructional and professional learning materials to a modern resource-sharing portal for online distribution throughout Tennessee and beyond.
Publications & Presentations:
  • "Building a Professional Community of Knowledge."  Presented at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) 69th Annual Meeting, March 2017, Tampa, Florida.
  • "Maximizing Online Tools for Professional Growth."  Presented at the LEAD Conference (Tennessee Department of Education), October 2016, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • "Assessing the Impact of Website Domain on End-user Evaluations of Web Page Aesthetics Using an Immediate Aesthetic Perception Technique."  Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference, July 2009, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • "Evaluating Internet Content Relevance through Active User Participation in Social Networks."  Presented at the National Communication Association (NCA) conference, November 2007, Chicago, Illinois.
Experience:
  • Instructor, Department of Communication & Literature; School of Arts & Humanities at Freed-Hardeman University.  Courses focus on mass communication (TV/Radio, Internet/Multimedia, Speech).
  • Executive Producer & Station Manager for FHn television.
  • Owner, sole-proprietorship.  Web design/programming; graphic/video production.
  • Technical Communicator, Lead Subject Matter Expert (SME) for CMMS, and Business Area Systems Administrator within the Facilities division of Publix Super Markets, Inc.