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Jean Downs

  • Instructional Designer & Assessment Specialist
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Research interests

metacognitive promptsdigital pedagogyassessmentdigital textonline learninginstructional designmetacognition


I am currently completing my dissertation, focused on improving students' metacognitive awareness of reading strategies with embedded metacognitive prompts in digital texts

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Professional experience

Instructional Designer & Assessment Specialist


August 2017 - Present

Dean, Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment

Del Mar College

January 2015 - August 2016(2 years)

Director of Assessment

Del Mar College

May 2014 - December 2015(2 years)


PhD Student - Instructional Design for Online Learning

Capella University

October 2013 - Present

MS Psychology

Washington State University

August 2003 - August 2005(2 years)