• Part of the UBC Learning Technology Renewal project – Evaluation Committee 2016/17.
  • Part of the working group on Connected Learning Consortium, A joint initiative of Tertiary Education Partners & UNHCR, Geneva, December 2015 (ongoing).
  • Managing the project “Enhancing Teacher Candidates’ Digital Competencies“, April 2016-August 2017.
  • Managing the development of a MOOC, “Reconciliation through Indigenous Education“, first offered in January 2015.
  • LMS implementation (transition from WebCT Vista to BlackBoard)
  • Humanitarian project: Dadaab Refugee Camps in Northeast Kenya; Overseeing the development and delivery of online and blended-learning curriculum for a two-year diploma program for refugee teachers;
  • Managing the project “Digital Gaming and Learning: Education for the Next Generation“. Redesigning ADHE 412 with game elements.
  • Managed the project “Using Mobile Devices as Learning Tools for Alternative Models of Teaching and Learning”  (BCcampus fund) (May 1, 2011 – June 31, 2012).
  • Managed the project “Alternative Service Delivery Models for Aboriginal Education – Part 2 (TLEF fund) (April 2008 – March 2010): development of mixed mode courses for Indigenous students from Bella Coola, Duncan, Kamloops and Vancouver. Working on the Certificate for Aboriginal Language Revitalization.
  • Worked on the strategic planning and the development of eLearning Professional Development Seminar (eLPDS) a part of WUS project, Austria, in Serbia, June 2008.
  • Managed the project “Alternative Service Delivery Models for Aboriginal Education” (TLEF fund) (April 2007 – March 2008: development of mixed mode courses for Indigenous students from Bella Coola, Duncan, Kamloops and Vancouver
  • Managed the project on Accessible Media (BCcampus fund) (September 2006 – August, 2007, UBC)
  • Belgrade: Helped with establishing an eLearning Centre for Serbia at the University of Organizational Sciences, Belgrade with Dr. Jim Gaskell and Jeff Miller (CIDA grant) (June 2006, Serbia)
  • Worked as a consultant on Web-conferencing for Sauder School of Business May to September 2006, UBC)
  • Managed the project on Web Content Accessibility (BCcampus fund) (September 2005 – August, 2006, UBC)
  • Worked as a consultant and learning activity developer for the collaborative pilot project between the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada and Centre for Gender Studies, Novi Sad, Serbia (February 2005 – March 2005, UBC)
  • Worked as a course developer and instructional designer of ETEC590 on ePortfolio, part of the Master’s of Educational Technology (MET) program, UBC (March 2005)
  • Worked as a consultant and course developer for international certificate programs eLearning Academy (ELA) – CARNet project, Croatia (July 2004 – ongoing, DE&T UBC)
  • Gave workshops on online learning in Belgrade and Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro (CIDA grant) (July 2004)
  • Worked on organizing NMC conference at UBC, Vancouver – a member of the steering committee (16-19 June, 2004, UBC)
  • Worked on project planning for graduate joint programs development between UBC and different institutions from Serbia and Macedonia; relationship establishment. (Summer 2003)
  • Worked on Learning objects implementation in Digital Reading Room – part of EduSource project. (January 2003- May 2004, Athabasca University)
  • Worked on the project: “Coordinated Metadata Infrastructure for Learning Object Repositories at UBC”, as a Project Manager for developing and designing an Image Repository in the Faculty of Arts. (January 2003 – December 2003, UBC )
  • Worked on eLera website development (eLearning Research and Assessment Network) for Learning Objects evaluation. (2002 SFU)
  • Worked on LORI project – assessment of Learning Objects Review Instrument developed by J. Nesbit, K. Belfer (TechBC), J. Vargo (U of Cantenbury), A. Archambault (MS Corp.) 2001 (2001-2002 TechBC)
  • Participated in assessing proposed abstracts for TESOL conference on CALL 2001 (2000 on line)
  • Developed and designed a learning object (video clip) on Asynchronous conferencing for ITEC 600 (2001 TechBC)

Course Development and Support

  • Plan and manage LMS migration Sep 2017-Dec 2018.
  • Plan, manage and coordinate the development of online and technology enhanced classroom courses in the Faculty of Education, UBC (over 100 online courses)
  • Managed course migration from Vista to BlackBoard 2012-2014; Coordinating re-design process
  • Offering instructional design consultations, and faculty training in eLearning. (May 2003 – ongoing, UBC)
  • Worked on course re-design for Athabasca U. with Dr. Mohamed Ally and Dr. Martha Cleveland-Innes on the project “Using E-learning methods to foster online soft skills in the workplace” (October 2004 – May 2004, Athabasca University)
  • Worked as a consultant on CD-ROM study, (suggestions for course improvement) with Dr. David Annand (June 2003 – December 2003, Athabasca University)
  • Worked as a User Support Specialist, Faculty of Arts, UBC, New Media Centre. (September 2002-september 2003, UBC)
  • Worked on mixed mode courses development as an instructional designer and educational technologist in the Faculty of Arts. (September 2002 – August 2003, UBC)
  • Worked as a Course developer for Athabasca U. with Dr. Mohamed Ally and Dr. Martha Cleveland-Innes on the project “Using E-learning methods to foster online soft skills in the workplace” (December 2002 – December 2003, Athabasca University)
  • Worked on online courses revision (MTEC251, MTEC252, MTEC253, Tech128, Tech129,Tech130, MTEC310, MTEC311 & MTEC312). (2002/2003 SFU)
  • Worked as a Learning Support Associate for TechBC in Management and Technology area. Worked on the development of the graduate and undergraduate mixed mode and online courses. (2001-2002 TechBC)
  • Worked on the revision of Athabasca’s DE course Psychology 340 (2000 UBC)

Research

  • Research study “Games for Increased Student Engagement” (UBC, 2012) – Principal Investigator
  • Research study “Using Mobile Devices as Learning Tools for Alternative Models of Teaching and Learning”, UBC. (September 2011-July 2012) – Principal Investigator
  • Research study “Narratives and Gameworlds: Personal Growth and Social Change” – Ph.D. study
  • Worked as a Graduate Research Assistant in Language and Literacy Department, Faculty of Education, UBC on redesigning LLED website, and instructional and technical support (Ph.D. fellowship 2007/2008)
  • Research on ePortfolios, “Moving from description to analysis and synthesis” with Gabriella Minnes-Brandes, Faculty od Education, UBC (May 2006/2007)
  • Worked as a Research Assistant at Athabasca U. with Dr Patrick Fahy on SSHRC Project: “Educational Conferencing” (June – December 2002, Athabasca University)
  • Worked as a Graduate Research Assistant at SFU with Dr. John Nesbit on the project: “Creation of eLera.net for Learning Object Evaluation” (June 2002 SFU Surrey)
  • Worked on the research project: “Students Retrospective Analysis of Signal Processing course” (TechBC, Canada and GIK Institute, Pakistan) (June 2002 SFU Surrey)
  • Worked as a Graduate Research Assistant designing, developing and conducting a research project “Measuring the Time use of Tech BC Learners” (2000-2001 TechBC)
  • Worked as a research assistant in the Psychology Department at UBC regarding family relationships (1999-2000 UBC)

Administration and Marketing

  • Worked as an administrative assistant for VP Academics (2001, TechBC)
  • Worked as a Coop-program assistant (2001, TechBC)
  • Desktop publishing, creating brochures and other promotional material (2001, TechBC)
  • Desktop publishing: designing handbooks and other promotional material for the Coop office. (2001, TechBC)

Translation

  • More than eleven years experience in technical, business and literary translation (English to Serbian). (1986-1999 Oil Refinery, Pobeda, Yugoslavia, National TV network, Private publishers)