Writing for newspapers and magazines; teaching online. Most writing will deal with topics taught in the past, such as psychology, biology, sociology, religion, culture and ethics. The goal is to write for the popular press in ways that make aspects of these topics interesting, informative, and intelligible.
After consulting with MCC for three years (1999-2002), began teaching educational psychology, human development, information technology, and music literature.
President and CEO
Founded this profitable interactive multimedia and consulting company and developed products related to the use of the IBM PC and associated software. Favorable product reviews in P.C. Magazine, NY Times, Seybold Office Systems Review, among others. Negotiated marketing contracts with SRA, Harcourt Brace, NCR, Advanced Systems Inc., Houghton Mifflin, and other companies. Won a Small Business Innovative Research grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Sold the company for thirty times the original investment in 1986.
Consulted with many businesses and organizations such as IBM, Honeywell, the State of Minnesota, Graduate School of Business of the University of St. Thomas regarding use of technology and multimedia in curriculum development.
Reacquired the name and copyrights to products in 1990. Negotiated contracts with EMC/Paradigm Publishing, Houghton Mifflin, Films for the Sciences and Humanities and other publishers. Wrote the strategic plan for integrating interactive media into programs and exhibits of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Consulted with the Graduate School of Business of the University of St. Thomas regarding use of technology and multimedia in curriculum development. Made presentations to the annual meetings of the Minnesota Society of CPA's, the Minnesota Society of Accounting Educators (Keynote), The American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, the National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association, and the Seventh Annual Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Minnesota Society for Children with Learning Disabilities and other organizations. Past president of the Minnesota Chapter of International Interactive Communication Society, the professional multimedia developers society.
Vice President and Dean
Superintendent and CEO
Director of Student Services
Inaugurated a Remote Access Management data processing system. Won grants from the federal and state governments for art and reading programs, expanded counseling and psychological services, established bilingual education and special education programs. Waverly Schools is a suburban school district of approximately 5,000 students. Chief negotiator for Board in Union contract negotiations.
High School Counselor
Head Resident Advisor and Lecturer
Director of Guidance
Established the first counseling department in a German Public School. Promoted the concept of school counseling on national TV, radio, public forums and in professional publications. Taught psychology and biology part-time basis.
Resident Director and Fellow
Directed one of the three residential units in a successful pilot project which eventually grew into the Residential College at the University of Michigan during 1965-66. Won an experienced teacher fellowship, a federal grant, while directing Lee House, a newly completed dormitory for graduate students during 1965-1966.
Taught music, biology, general science and religion in various Catholic high schools in the Midwest.
For the past 35 years taught college on a part-time or full-time
basis at various colleges and universities, including the University of Kassel,
Germany (1995), the Minneapolis
College of Art and Design (1993 - 1996), University of St. Thomas
(1991), Michigan State University (1973 - 1977), Lansing Community College
(winter, 1976), University of Maryland Extension in Karamursel, Turkey (summer,
1972) and Eastern Michigan University (1971).