Amber D. (Evans) Marcu, Ph.D.

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Industry Education
Occupation Consultant
Location Peoria, IL, United States
Introduction I am a graduate of the doctoral program in the Instructional Design and Technology program at Virginia Tech. Currently, I am a Consultant and for a few years I worked for rSmart, and before that I was the "Online Learning & Collaboration Services Manager; Training & Documentation" for VT Learning Technologies. I still work (occasionally) for the Faculty Development Institute (FDI), training faculty in pedagogy and technology. My Word Cloud defines me well. Further qualifications can be found in my Curriculum Vitae [PDF]. You can also text “amsdiane” to 50500 for my SMS/Twitter Card. I don't have much free time, but I do my best to "tri!"
Interests triathlons, mountain biking, cycling, step aerobics, hiking, jogging, rollerblading, snowskiing, dogs, cats, computers, reading, writing, cooking, and the occasional video game.
Favorite Movies Moulin Rouge, X-Men, The Transporter, The Matrix, American History X, LOTR, etc.
Favorite Music Classical piano, Portishead, Baby Fox, Breaking Benjamin, and most anything Pop40 and/or with a dance beat.
Favorite Books The Canterbury Tales, Ernest Hemingway Short Stories, From Whom the Bell Tolls, Grapes of Wrath, The Road Not Taken, Flowers for Algernon, Catch-22, Left Hand of Darkness, Wraeththu, Necroscope, etc.

Radio wire is often used to make bird nests. What station do they listen to?

96.7 TWTR: Where the tweet is the beat!