Camille Dickson Deane

Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible


2016 – current Educational/Instructional Design Consultant, University of Melbourne, Australia
Workshop Responsibilities: Pedagogy Blended Learning Portfolio (Basics of Blended Learning, Small Steps to Blending your Subject, Designing Online Discussion Forums); Evaluating Teaching and Learning; Learning Through Business Games; Flipped learning for Business Subjects; Alternative Teaching Resources in FBE; Engaging Students with Technology; Teaching Innovative Practices (whole day workshop).
Guest Lecturing: Introduction to Project Management
2010 – current Academic Leader MSc Instructional Design and Technology, University of West Indies Open Campus, Trinidad & Tobago
Course Responsibilities: Entire programme; Issues, Trends, Innovations and Research in Instructional Design, Instructional technology and Distance Education; Programme and Course Evaluation Methods; Designing Learning and Performance Solutions; Learning and Knowledge Management Systems; Facilitating and Managing Learning Designs; Design Project (Thesis)
Past Responsibilities: Instructional Design Theories, Models and Strategies; Needs Assessment for Learning and Performance; Analysing Human Performance; Systems Approach to Designing Instructional Materials

2013 – current Honorary Lecturer Management Faculty/ Dissertation Advisor, University of Liverpool Online
Past Responsibilities: Leading and Managing Project Teams; Executing, Controlling and Closing Projects; Planning for Risk; Project Management; Uncertainty and Complexity
Current Responsibilities: Dissertation Advising

2010 – 2013 Zone Manager/ Faculty, School of Information Science and Learning Technologies, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
Course Responsibilities: Introduction to Technology in Schools; Instructional Systems Design; Designing Online Courses; Diffusions of Innovations; Human Computer Interaction Doctoral Seminar; Introduction to Web Development and Intermediate Web Development; Introduction to Digital Media

2001 – 2006 Senior Lecturer – Information Technology and Management, College of Science Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad
Course Responsibilities: Introduction to Computer Hardware; Office Productivity Tools; Systems Analysis and Design; Human Computer Interface Design; Project Management; Strategic Planning; Management Information Systems; Systems Implementation; Quality Control Systems; Webpage Design Concepts


2002 – 2010 Adjunct Faculty/Instructor,
2006 – 2010 BSc. Management programme, University of West Indies Open Campus, Trinidad
Course Responsibilities: Management Information Systems I; Management Information Systems II
2004 – 2006 Project Management Diploma programme, Cipriani Labour College, Trinidad
Course Responsibilities: Project Identification and Proposal Development; Fundamentals of Project Monitoring and Control; Schedule Application Techniques
2005 – 2006 BSc Management programme attached to the University of New Brunswick (Canada), ROYTEC
Course Responsibilities: Introduction to Project Management; Diploma in Project Management; Project Management Fundamentals; Project Monitoring and Control
2003 – 2006 Associate of Business Executives, Business Information Systems programme and London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Business Administration programme, Institute of Training and Development, Trinidad
Course Responsibilities: Systems Analysis; Business Information Systems; Introduction to Project Management; Project Management for IT Professionals
2002 – 2006 Associate of Business Executives, Business Information Systems programme, School of Business and Computer Sciences Ltd., Trinidad
Course Responsibilities: Information Systems Development and Management; Introduction to computer Systems, Architecture and Programming; Systems Analysis; Business Information Systems; Introduction to Project Management; Project Management for IT Professionals


2013 – 2016 Instructional Designer – Virtual Campus, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA, USA
Workshop Responsibilities: Digital Literacy in an LMS (online); Student Success Matters (MOOC); Designing and Delivery of an online learning course certification; Teaching in the online space; Using and Designing for Distance Delivery (customised for Visiting Faculty from Makerere University, Uganda)
2012 Course Writer – Introduction to Online Learning, MSc. Sustainable Development for Small Islands, University of West Indies Open Campus, Trinidad & Tobago
2009 – 2010 Project Director/Instructional Designer, SISLT, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
2007 – 2010 International Initiatives Coordinator, College of Education, University of Missouri- Columbia, USA
2005 – 2007 Senior Program Consultant, ATC Group, Canada/Trinidad and Tobago 2000 – 2001 Account/Project Manager, Nationlogic Inc., Bridgetown, Barbados 1999 – 2000 Software Test Engineer, West Group, Rochester, NY, USA
1996 – 1998 Quality Assurance Analyst, First Citizens Bank Limited, Trinidad & Tobago


University of Melbourne and University Manchester Research Fund 2018 Awarded $20,000 AUD for a project titled “Exploring digital literacy in online and blended learning environments “. The project seeks to investigate how digital literacy influences learning in online and blended learning environments. (with Dr.
Drew Whitworth. Dr. Lee Webster and Dr. Linda Corrin).
Faculty of Business and Economics, Learning and Teaching Innovation Grant 2016 Awarded
$12,100 AUD to pilot flipping a subject. Project was titled “Piloting the “enhanced flipped classroom” in MGMT 20009” (with Dr. Andi Pekarek and Ms. Valerie Cotronei-Baird).
Faculty of Business and Economics, Learning and Teaching Innovation Grant 2016 Awarded
$21,000 AUD to create a pedagogical intervention. Project was titled “Gaps in expected and existing pre- requisite knowledge in QM1 Class” (with Dr. Wasana Karunathne and Ms. Valerie Cotronei-Baird).


Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)/National Science Foundation 2012 Awarded $3,000 USD as an Early Career Symposium -Doctoral Student
University of Missouri’s Curators’ Grant-In-Aid Scholarship 2013 Awarded $1000 USD to present at conferences
AECT/Minorities in Media, McJulien Minority Graduate Fellowship 2010 Awarded $500 USD as a graduate student in the field of education technology who shows the most promise for the field
Fulbright Scholarship 2006 Awarded $100,000 USD to pursue PhD. in Education Technology at a predetermined US-based University
Organisation of American States (OAS) Scholarship 1998 Awarded $60,000 USD to pursue MSc. in Software Development and Management at Rochester Institute of Technology, USA


Best of 2018 most-read Blog List. Awarded second most read blog on EDUCAUSE Review for Dickson- Deane, C. & Asino, T. I. (2018, March 27). Don’t Forget Instructional Design is about Problem Solving.
Educause Review – Transforming Higher Education (see here)
Outstanding Journal Publication 2018. Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), AECT System and Systemic Change Division – de Alvarez, M. S., & Dickson-Deane, C. (2018). Avoiding Educational Technology Pitfalls for Inclusion and Equity. TechTrends, 1-9. Article selected by review panel after competitive submission.
Graduate Instructor of the Year 2013. University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Education, USA. Nominated by students and selected by a review panel.
Webinar Excellent Award 2012, Project Management Institute, Leadership Institute Meeting – Communities of Practices Award. Awarded the Community of Practice best webinar series. Management of the webinar series was under my portfolio to design and deliver as the VP Professional Development for the Global Diversity Community of Practice.
University of Missouri News Leaders 2011. Research article resulted in subsequently being placed on one international and twenty nation-wide online news media. To date this article as over 800 citations.


Breakfast of Champion 2015 and 2016. Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). Selected to be a champion in the field of education technology to discuss issues in the field.
Exceptional Service Award 2016, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Culture, Learning and Technology Division.
Annual Achievement Award 2013, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Executive Committee Award. Nominated by the Executive Committee and selected by the President of AECT.