Instructional Design | Mark Watkins

Instructional design, providing multimedia training/eLearning design and development services, with Adobe Captivate as the main tool. Video production, SCORM compliant assessments, drag and drops, LMS integration experience. As Instructor/Professor at Parsons School of Design and other schools for more than ten years, developed many syllabi, class activities, tests and collateral course materials. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Audacity, Screenflow for Mac.

Sample eLearning Projects

San Diego International Airport 2016


Case study: eLearning design and development
Clients: San Diego Airport Authority via Curriculum Technology
Description: Following SAN brand guidelines, I designed and developed a suite of training tools for the San Diego Airport Authority, delivered using Adobe Captivate. Content covered sustainability programs, local wildlife protection, various reimbursement protocols and employee conduct rules and responsibilities. All learning modules featured professional photography, structured lesson plans, and a variety of quiz types.
Links: San Diego Aiport Stewardship Program

Training across many industries since 2005


Case study: eLearning design and development
Clients: Ortho McNeil, Genentech, Visa, Curriculum Technology
Description: In-house training tools for pharmaceutical sales (using an early take on a gamification concept), new employees, and law enforcement students.

Sample Classes Taught

Design Course Syllabi

Sample Syllabi PDF: Analyzing Media / Elements of Animation
Sample Syllabi PDF: Design Fundamentals
Schools: Parsons School of Design 1005-2005 and 2013, Art Institute San Diego 2015, and a handful of continuing education environments.
Description: Various course syllabi samples.