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CURRENT ACTIVITIES

PROFESSOR, Department of Communication Design, California State University, Chico. Teach courses related to instructional design, web design, E-learning development, and interactive web animation.

PROJECT DIRECTOR, Communication Design Associates. http://chicocda.com. Design group comprised of students, faculty, staff, and vendors affiliated with the Department of Communication Design at CSU, Chico. Provide on-demand media development services including posters, web sites, web hosting, video production, and graphic design.

CONSULTANT, Specialize in E-learning development, instructional design, web design, web hosting, and general training product development, and evaluation. Currently engaged in ongoing projects with government agencies, education, and the private sector.

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SKILLS

Design Process Skills: Instructional Design, E-Learning Design and Development, Web Design, Script Writing, Proposal Writing

Technical Skills:

  • Web
    • Virtual Private Server management using cPanel WHM for web hosting
    • SCORM-Compliant E-Learning Development
    • Adobe Edge Animate and Adobe Animate (Flash) for interactive web animation
    • HTML/CSS, Javascript, jQuery for web development
    • PHP/MySQL for database functionality
    • WordPress for content management
  • E-Learning Development
    • LearnDash (LMS for WordPress)
    • Xyleme LMS
    • Lectora
    • Captivate
    • Camtasia
    • Articulate
  • Documentation
    • Microsoft Word for documentation development
    • Adobe Acrobat Professional for PDF development

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EDUCATION

Ph.D.
Instructional Systems Technology
Indiana University, Bloomington

M.A.
Instructional Technology
California State University, Chico

B.A.
Information and Communication Studies
California State University, Chico

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CREATIVE WORK

2015, Web Developer, “MySOE.net“, Client: School of Education, CSU, Chico.  Served as web developer and web hosting provider for multi-purpose web site that supports activities conducted by university faculty and staff for various initiatives and grants.  Technologies used include cPanel WHM, WordPress, Edge Animate, HTML, CSS, PHP, jQuery.

2015, Instructional Designer, E-Learning Developer, C0-Teaching Online Workshop“, Client: School of Education, CSU, Chico. Developed teacher training modules used by pre-service teachers and mentor teachers.  Technologies used include WordPress, Learndash LMS, Edge Animate, Photoshop, HTML, CSS, PHP, jQuery.

2014, Instructional Designer and E-Learning Developer, “Contracts Academy“, Client: Monterey County Contracts and Purchasing / Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc.  Served as instructional designer and E-Learning developer for eight online modules.  Technologies used include Lectora, Flash, Photoshop. Illustrator, HTML, CSS.

2012-2013, Project Manager and Lead Programmer, “PDQ Promo Builder” electronic proposal generation tool for hospitality industry (E-Learning), Client: Aprinda, LLC.

2011, Project Manager and Lead Programmer, “Test Proctor Training Curriculum” (E-Learning), Client: California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). Format: SCORM-compliant E-Learning designed using Flash and XML. Included advanced use of audio and video. Total of 5 courses developed based on initial template design.

Ongoing – Lead Developer and hosting provider for the following web sites

2010, Lead Programmer, “TrackWise Compliance Management Training” (E-Learning), Client: Genentech and Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc. Format: Web-Based E-Learning. Courses developed using Articulate, Flash, XML and Saba LMS.

2009, Lead Programmer, “Natural Gas Engine Troubleshooting and Repair Curriculum” (E-Learning), Client: Caterpillar Equipment, Inc. and Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc. Format: Web-Based E-Learning. Thirty-one total courses developed using Flash, XML and proprietary E-Learning development/delivery system.

2009, Project Manager, “Web Portal Redesign.” Client: California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). Oversaw redesign of POST Agency E-Learning portal at http://lp.post.ca.gov. Solution involved integrating CSS presentation strategy with propriety database-driven back end.

2008, Project Manager, Lead Instructional Designer, Lead Programmer, “Mystery Shop Calls” (Hospitality E-Learning Course), Client: Red Lion Hotels. Format: Web-Based E-Learning designed using Flash and MySQL for learner tracking.

2007, Project Manager, Lead Instructional Designer, Lead Programmer, “The Catering Mindset” (Hospitality Catering Management E-Learning Course), Client: Aprinda, LLC. Format: Web-Based E-Learning designed using Flash and MySQL for learner tracking.

2005, Programmer, “Foreign Exchange: Risk Management Basics” (E-Learning), Client: Caterpillar Equipment, Inc. and Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc. Format: Web-Based E-Learning designed using Dreamweaver, Lectora, Flash and Saba Learning Management System.

2005, Project Manager, Lead Instructional Designer, Lead Programmer, “New Product Introduction” (E-Learning), Client: Caterpillar Equipment, Inc. and Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc. Format: Web-Based E-Learning designed using Dreamweaver, Lectora, Flash and Saba Learning Management System.

2005, Project Manager, Lead Instructional Designer, Lead Programmer, “Insider Trading: Guidelines and Recommendations” (E-Learning), Client: Caterpillar Equipment, Inc. and Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc. Format: Web-Based E-Learning designed using Dreamweaver, Lectora, Flash and Saba Learning Management System.

2005, Project Manager, Lead Instructional Designer, Lead Programmer, “Breaking Through / Moving Up” (Hospitality Sales Training Course), Client: Aprinda, LLC. Format: Web-Based E-Learning designed using Flash and MySQL for learner tracking.

2004, Instructional Designer, Programmer, “Management Training” (E-Learning), Client: QAD, Inc. and Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc. Format: Web-Based E-Learning designed using Dreamweaver and Flash.

2004, Project Manager, Lead Instructional Designer, Lead Programmer, “Supplier Resource Management Site” (E-Learning), Client: Caterpillar Equipment, Inc. and Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc. Format: Web-Based E-Learning designed using Dreamweaver, Lectora, Flash and Saba Learning Management System.

2004, Project Manager, Lead Instructional Designer, Lead Programmer, “Peregrine Systems Training” (E-Learning), Client: Caterpillar Equipment, Inc. and Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc. Format: Web-Based E-Learning designed using Dreamweaver, Lectora, Flash and Saba Learning Management System.

2004, Consultant, AppleBytes Project, Regional and Continuing Education, Client: Debra Barger, Dean of Regional and Continuing Education. CSU, Chico.

2004, Project Manager, Lead Programmer, Webmaster, Website for Chico Seventh Day Adventist Church. Volunteer activity.

2003, Contract award for industry-related e-learning consulting, University Foundation, $35,500.

2003, Project Manager, Webmaster, “Masters Programs Website” (Website for Graduate School), Client: CSU, Chico Dean of Graduate School, Robert Jackson. Format: Website.

2003, Instructional Designer, Lead Programmer, “Course Developer Workshop, ONLINE!” (E-Learning), Client: Cadence, Inc. and Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc. Format: Web-Based Facilitated Workshop designed using Dreamweaver and Flash.

2002, Instructional Designer, Lead Programmer, “FOCUS Systems Training” (E-Learning/Performance Support Solution), Client: Washington Mutual Bank, Inc. and Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc. Format: Workshop-Based Training + Web-Based Performance Support System.

2002, Instructional Designer, Lead Programmer, “Web Hosting Services Presentation” (Web-Based Online Presentation), Client: Hewlett Packard, Inc. and Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc. Format: Web-Based Powerpoint Presentation and Script.

2002, Project Manager, Lead Programmer, Webmaster, “Darryl L. Sink, and Associates” (Website), Client: Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc.

2001, Project Manager, Lead Instructional Designer, Lead Programmer, “Designing Instruction for Web-Based Training” (3-Day Workshop), Client: Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc. Format: 3-Day workshop materials included Participant Guide, Instructor Script, Powerpoint Presentation, CD-ROM based website.

2001 – 2009, Workshop Presenter, “E-Learning Development Workshop” (3-Day Workshop), Client: Darryl L. Sink, and Associates, Inc. Format: 3-Day workshop. Since 2001, have presented this workshop in public formats and to the following organizational clients: Oracle Inc., US Customs Service, Information Mapping, Inc., Virginia Commonwealth University, Boeing Inc., Costco Inc., and others.

2001, Project Manager, Instructional Designer, “Liberal Studies Online” (Website for Liberal Studies Program), Client: CSU, Chico Liberal Studies Program. Format: Database Driven Website Hub for Online Program.

Additional projects include: Health Economics Sales Training, Eli Lilly and Co., OSHA Safety Training, Eli Lilly and Co., Hazardous Materials Transportation Training, Waste Management, Inc., Web-Based Sales Product Knowledge Training, Contract, Darryl L. Sink and Associates , Inc., Youth Counselor Training, California Youth Authority, Contract, Darryl L. Sink and Associates , Inc., Liberal Studies Online, California State University.

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GRANT AND CONTRACT ACTIVITIES

Years: 2016-2017 
Amount: $296,000 +/-
Project: Training Process and E-Learning Development Consulting
Clients: California Department of Corrections
Role: Project Director

Years: 2010-2016 
Amount: $96,000 +/-
Project: Communication Design Associates
Clients: Various On-Campus and Off-Campus Clients
Role: Project Director

Year of Award: 2015-2016 
Amount: $95,000
Client: California Department of Public Health
Project: “Safer Processing of Tree Nuts” (series of 8 videos)
Role: Project Director (Co-P.I. with Adam Morgan)

Year of Award: 2009-2011
Amount: $200,000
Client: California Peace Officer Standards and Training
Project: “Test Proctor Training Curriculum” (E-Learning)
Role: Project Director

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Current Position >>

2011-2014, DEPARTMENT CHAIR. Department of Communication Design, CSU, Chico. Oversaw all activities for department comprised of approximately 7 full time and 10 part time faculty and 350 students. Performed tasks related to managing $1 million budget, class scheduling, personnel issues, student/parent relations, equipment purchases, hiring, performance appraisal, etc.

1994 – Present, CONSULTANT. Specialize in project management, E-learning design and programming, instructional design, and general training product development and evaluation. Currently engaged in ongoing projects with organizations in industry and education.  Specific skills in combining emerging web technologies for E-learning delivery and tracking.

2004 – Present, MANAGING PARTNER, Aprinda, LLC. Provider of online training solutions for the hospitality industry. Products include hospitality sales and catering management training certificate programs, and custom training delivey solutions licensed by multi-property companies and maintained by Aprinda, LLC.

1998 – Present, ASSOCIATE, DARRYL L. SINK and ASSOCIATES, INC., Monterey, CA. Present public seminars and workshops on topics related to instructional design, web-based training, and criterion-referenced testing and certification. Provide instructional design and development services for contracts on an ongoing basis.

1993 – 1994, CONSULTING PROJECT MANAGER, CARA CORPORATION, Oak Brook, Illinois. Recent projects include mixed-media self-instructional and instructor-led training for diabetes education, pharmaceutical sales and hazardous materials handling. Projects have incorporated video and slide-tape components. Tasks include ongoing contact with end clients, CARA development team members, and external video and graphics production personnel.

1992 – 1993, CONSULTING PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGIST, Indianapolis, Indiana. Contractual duties included needs analysis and all aspects of instructional design of OSHA-mandated laboratory safety training for a corporate client. Emphasis on content analysis, production of design documents and paper-based CBT prototypes, programming of computer-based training lessons, and design of support materials. All tasks included ongoing contact with end client.

1990 – 1992, PROJECT DIRECTOR, TEACHING WITH GROUPS! INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA PROGRAM. Center for Adolescent Studies, Indiana University. Program is nationally distributed by the Agency for Instructional Technology (AIT). Duties included participating in as well as overseeing all aspects of needs analysis, production, and evaluation. Specific tasks included: Computer interface design, computer programming, video field shooting, off-line and on-line editing, distribution and licensing concerns, and supplementary materials production.

1988 – 1989, TRAINING SPECIALIST, INTEL CORPORATION. Designed and presented seminar-based new-hire orientation and cleanroom procedures training programs for semiconductor research and development facility. Other tasks included administration of external training programs.

1988 – 1989, WORKSHOP INSTRUCTOR, SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA. Co-taught one week workshop entitled “Interactive Video 1: Producing Videodisks.” Primary tasks included presenting the Genesis interactive video authoring language and assisting students in designing and authoring their own level three interactive video workshop projects.

1985 – 1986, TRAINING SPECIALIST, LONGS DRUG STORES. Primary tasks included designing and presenting instructional materials for on-going regional management seminars. Subjects taught included Active Listening, Positive Confrontation, and Customer Service. Other tasks included production management and assistance for in-house video and various internal corporate communication projects. Produced an interactive video pilot cashier training program. Tasks included all aspects of interactive video production and project management.

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PRESENTATIONS

Welsh, T. (January, 2016). “Crafting Learning Objectives,” Academy E-Learning, CSU, Chico.

Welsh, T. (November, 2015). “Instructional Design Certificate Workshop,” Training Magazine Live + Online series. Series of four 2-hour facilitated workshops.

Welsh, T. (June, 2015). “Instructional Design Certificate Workshop,” Training Magazine Live + Online series. Series of four 2-hour facilitated workshops.

Welsh, T. (June, 2015). “Crafting Learning Objectives,” Academy E-Learning, CSU, Chico.

Welsh, T. (June, 2014). “Crafting Learning Objectives,” Academy E-Learning, CSU, Chico.

Welsh, T. (2008). “Encore: Using Templates as Cognitive Tools for Instructional Design,” Learning and Performance Institute. 6/08. Monterey, CA.

Welsh, T. (2005). “Using Templates as Cognitive Tools for Instructional Design,” Learning and Performance Institute. 6/05. Monterey, CA.

Welsh, T. (2005). “Enhancing E-Learning with Performance Support Tools,” Invited Presentation, Shaanxi Normal University. 5/05. Xi’an, China.

Welsh, T. (2005). “Leverage Your E-Learning,” International E-Learning Conference. 5/05. Taipei, Taiwan.

Welsh, T. (2005). “Encore Presentation: Designing Instruction for Web-Based Training,” International E-Learning Conference. 5/05. Taipei, Taiwan.

Welsh, T. (2004). (with R. Main & G. Dunsmoor), “Re-Design of a Large Enrollment Course: The Effects of CD-Based vs. Traditional Classroom Delivery on Student Performance,” CSU, Chico CELT Conference. 9/04. Chico, CA.

Welsh, T. (2004).”Reusability Simplified: A Jumpstart on Content Management for Training and Performance Support,” ISPI 2004 International Conference. 4/04. Tampa, FL.

Welsh, T. (2004). (with D. Sink), “Encore Presentation: 25 Essential Intranet Design and Implementation Considerations,” ISPI 2004 International Conference. 4/04. Tampa, FL.

Welsh, T. (2004). “Encore Presentation: Designing Instruction for Web-Based Training,” ISPI 2004 International Conference. 4/04. Tampa, FL.

Welsh, T. (2003). “Encore Presentation: Designing Instruction for Web-Based Training,” ISPI 2003 International Conference. 4/03. Boston, MA.

Welsh, T. (2003). (with D. Sink), “Encore Presentation: 25 Essential Intranet Design and Implementation Considerations,” ISPI 2003 International Conference. 4/03. Boston, MA.

Welsh, T. (2002). “Encore Presentation: Designing Instruction for Web-Based Training,” ISPI Performance-Based Instructional Systems Design Conference. 9/02. Chicago, IL.

Welsh, T. (2002). (with D. Sink), “25 Essential Intranet Design and Implementation Considerations,” California Dept. of Personnel Administration Training Institute. 5/02. Sacramento, CA.

Welsh, T. (2002). (with D. Sink), “25 Essential Intranet Design and Implementation Considerations,” ISPI 2002 International Conference. 4/02. Dallas, TX.

Welsh, T. (2002). “Encore Presentation: Designing Instruction for Web-Based Training,” ISPI 2002 International Conference. 4/02. Dallas, TX.

Welsh, T. (2001). (with D. Sink), “25 Essential Intranet Design and Implementation Considerations,” Online Learning 2001. 9/01. Los Angeles, CA.

Welsh, T. (2001). “Designing Instruction for Web-Based Training,” ASTD 2001 International Conference. 6/01. Orlando, FL.

Welsh, T. (2001). “Designing Instruction for Web-Based Training,” ISPI 2001 International Conference. 4/01. San Francisco, CA.

Welsh, T. (1998). “Three Models for Facilitating Online Course Development,” CSU Conference for Academic Technology Staff. 4/98. Sonoma, California.

Welsh, T. (1997). (with J. Roussell), “Identifying Advantages And Disadvantages Associated With Synchronous Electronic Text-Based Learning,” International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA) 1997 National Convention. 10/97. College Park, Pennsylvania.

Welsh, T. (1997). “Multiple-Media: Developing Digital Course Materials for Print, Web, and Classroom Presentation,” Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) 1997 National Convention. 2/97. Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Welsh, T. (1997). (with W. Prigge), “Using Internet-Based Videoconferencing Tools for Instruction: Lessons Learned,” Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) 1997 National Convention. 2/97. Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Welsh, T. (1996). “Designing Effective Web-Based Instruction,” 1996 Conference on Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT). 9/96. Chico, California.

Welsh, T. (1996). “Implementing Technology-Based Course Materials for Multiple Instructional Contexts,” Syllabus ’96 Conference. 7/96. Sonoma, California.

Welsh, T. (1996). “Extending Multimedia to ‘Multiple-Media’: Designing Information For Use in Diverse Multimedia Formats,” Broadcast Education Association (BEA) 1996 National Convention. 4/96. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Welsh, T. (1996). (with R. Nupoll & J. Ittelson), “Technology Issues for Distance Education,” Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) 1996 National Convention. 2/96. Indianapolis, Indiana.

Welsh, T. (1995). (with J. Long), “Teaching by Wire: Improving the Performance of Teachers and Learners Through Digital Information Technology,” 1995 Conference on Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT). 9/95. Chico, California.

Welsh, T. (1992). (with K. Bosworth), “Teaching Group Process Skills to Pre-Service Teachers via Interactive Video: How Theory Informs Practice,” 1992 Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) National Conference on Technology and Teacher Education. 3/92. Houston, Texas.

Welsh, T. (1992). (with K. Bosworth), “Teaching With Groups!: An Interactive Multimedia Program Demonstration,” Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) 1992 National Convention. 2/92. Washington, D.C.

Welsh, T. (1992). (with B. Fishman, T. Duffy, & W. Prigge), “Hypermedia for Educational Change: Determining the Needs of Individual Teachers,” Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) 1992 National Convention. 2/92. Washington, D.C.

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PUBLICATIONS

Welsh, T. & Condo, F. (2004). Providing Learner Control Over Web-Based Training Content: A Standards-Based Solution. Learning Circuits, 5(2), http://www.learningcircuits.org.

Welsh, T. & Hubbard, L. (2003). Applying the event-oriented design model: The systematic reformat of a university course for web-based delivery. in Geibert, B. (Ed). Web-Wise Learning: Wisdom from the Field. Xlibris Publications.

Welsh, T. & Anderson, B. (2001). Managing the development and evolution of web-based training: A service bureau concept. in Khan, B. (Ed). Web Based Training. NJ: Educational Technology Publications.

Welsh, T. (1999). Implications of distributed learning for instructional designers: How will the future effect the practice? Educational Technology, 39(2), 41-45.

Roussell, J. & Welsh, T. (1998). Identifying Advantages And Disadvantages Associated With Synchronous Electronic Text-Based Learning. Proceedings of the International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA) 1997 National Convention.

Welsh, T. (1997). From multimedia to multiple-media: Designing computer-based course materials for the information age. TechTrends. Washington, D.C.: Association for Educational Communication and Technology.

Welsh, T. (1997). An event-oriented design model for web-based instruction. in Khan, B. (Ed). Web Based Instruction. N.J: Educational Technology Publications.

Welsh, T. (1995). Simplifying hypermedia usage for learners: The effect of visual and manual filtering strategies on efficiency, perceptions of usability and performance. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 4 (4), 275-304.

Welsh, T., Murphy, K., Goodrum, D., & Duffy, T. (1993). Accessing elaborations on core information in a hypermedia environment. Educational Technology Research & Development, 41 (2), 19-34.

Bosworth, K., & Welsh, T. (1993). Design and evaluation of an interactive multimedia program for teacher education. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 1, 15-24.

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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

AY 2015-2016

  • CDES Personnel Committee
  • CDES Media Arts Faculty Search Committee

AY 2014-2015

  • Member, 4-Year Graduation Initiative Team
  • College of Communication and Education Leaves Committee
  • CDES Personnel Committee
  • CDES Media Arts Faculty Search Committee

AY 2013-2014

  • Member, University Technology Advisory Committee (UTAC)
  • Member, 4-Year Graduation Initiative Team
  • Chair, Dashboard Task Group (subgroup of university-wide Chairs Council)
  • College of Communication and Education Leaves Committee
  • CDES Graphic Design Faculty Search Committee

AY 2012-2013

  • Chair, Dashboard Task Group (subgroup of university-wide Chairs Council)
  • College of Communication and Education Leaves Committee

AY 2011-2012

  • Director, Communication Design Associates
  • College of Communication and Education Leaves Committee

AY 2010-2011

CDES Department Service

  • CDES Department Personnel/RTP Committee (Chair)
  • Advisor: CDES Minors

AY 2009-2010

  • CDES Department Personnel/RTP Committee (Chair)
  • Advisor: Instructional Design and Technology Minor

AY 2008-2009

  • CDES Department Personnel/RTP Committee
  • Advisor: Instructional Design and Technology Minor
  • Faculty Recognition and Support Committee (FRAS)
  • Internal Research Grant Subcommittee
  • Outstanding Faculty Service Award Subcommittee

Professional Memberships

  • International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI)
  • E-Learning Guild

Other

  • Proposal Reviewer, ISPI International Conference
    Track: The Business of HPT (HPT). This includes:

    • The structure and application of Human Performance Technology.
    • Consulting & contracting
    • Role of internal & external consultants
    • Process of HPT
    • Getting leadership buy-in

AY 2007-2008

CDES Department Service

  • Search Committee (One faculty position – Digital Photography)
  • Search Committee: Instructional Technology Position Search (CDES Dept.)
  • CDES Department Personnel/RTP Committee
  • Elections Committee
  • Advisor: Instructional Design and Technology Minor

University-Wide Service

  • Faculty Recognition and Support Committee (FRAS)
  • Internal Research Grant Subcommittee
  • Outstanding Faculty Service Award Subcommittee

Professional Memberships

  • International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI)
  • E-Learning Guild

AY 2006-2007

CDES Department Service

  • Search Committee (Two faculty positions were hired – Cara DeLeon and Chiarra Ferrari)
  • CDES Department Personnel/RTP Committee (Chair)
  • Elections Committee

University-Wide Service

  • Faculty Recognition and Support Committee (FRAS)
  • Outstanding Teacher Subcommittee

Professional Memberships

  • International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI)
  • E-Learning Guild