Jean M. Haefner, BFA, MFA

Faculty
Intermediate Video Game Design | LERN Phone: (715) 781-2405
Email: j.m.haefner@gmail.com

Academic Background
Northwestern University Kellogg Institute | Master of Product Design and Development Management Executive Program Design Thinking -October 2014

Educational Technology Specialization | 46 PhD. credits in Education -2007-2014 | Walden University

Master of Fine Arts | Computer-Mediated Art: Web, Interactive, and Time-Based Forms | University of Wisconsin – Madison Bachelor of Fine Arts | Photography, and Advertising Design | University of Wisconsin – Madison

Research Interests
In addition to traditional visual art research and production, other areas of research include interactive ways to enrich learning, serious games and simulation, and situated learning in virtual space. These areas of inquiry involve exploring emerging design principles in planned environments. Blending a visual approach with these areas of technology, I explore and report research that I believe is pertinent to art, design, and education communities.

Qualifications and Experience
Learning Resources Network (LERN), 10/16 to Present
Instructional Designer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1/14 to 7-17 Adjunct Professor, University of Wisconsin – Stout, 8/05 to 1/14
Technology-Based Curriculum Designer, University of Wisconsin – Stout, 1/05 to 2009.
Assistant Professor – Graphic Imaging and Multimedia, University of Wisconsin – Platteville, 1/01 to 5/03. Information Processing Consultant – Online Course Developer, UW Learning Innovations, 11/97 to 1/01. Adjunct Professor – Computer Enhanced Art, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 7/98 to 5/99.
Teaching and Project Assistant – Interactive Media, Continuing Education Extension, University of Wisconsin, 5/96 to 8/97. Media Lab Consultant, Division of Information Technology (DoIT), New Media Center, University of Wisconsin, 10/95 to 5/96. Computer Graphic Artist Assistant and Associate Artist, Center on Education and Work, University of Wisconsin, 5/94 to 8/95.

Proficiencies
Experience with Unity, Autodesk Maya, and Zbrush.
Proficient in: Game Maker, Vue, Mudbox, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Premiere, iMovie, Illustrator, Adobe Animate, Audacity.

Past & Present Courses Taught

Learning Resources Network (LERN) Intermediate Video Game Design -Present

University Of Wisconsin – Stout
DES 220 – 2D Digital Imagery                     
GDD 101 – Intro to Computer and Video Game Design and Development
DES 325 – Multimedia Web Design                                                        
GDD 325 – 2-Dimensional Game Design and Development
Tech 230 – Exploring Technology                
Media 204 – Exploring Photography

University of Wisconsin – Platteville
Survey of Graphic Communication              
Desktop Publishing                                                   
Basic Darkroom Photography Web Site Development                                               
Publication and Advertising Design                               
Color and Digital Photography
Multimedia Applications                             
Applied Communication                                           
Special Topics – Advanced Multimedia
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Computer Imaging Techniques                    
Computers in the Visual Arts                                        
Computer-Mediated Art

Professional Associations
CAA – College Art Association                   
ISEA – Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts             
AIGA Design Education
Rhizome.org  – The New Museum               
Games 4 Change                                                        
Games, Learning + Society – LinkedIn
IGDA – International Game Developers Association

Presentations and Paper Publications
Game Design in Education: An Interdisciplinary Approach.
First author and moderator at the Wisconsin Game Developers Conference, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee -April, 2013.

mLearning by Design
First author and presenter at the 28th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, WI – August, 2012.

iPads for Utility and Learning
First author and presenter at the 28th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, WI – August, 2012.

Use Those Cell Phones!
Co-presenter, and brief paper for the 26th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, WI – August, 2010.

iPhone Enhanced Instruction
Co-presenter, and brief paper for the 26th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, WI – August, 2010.

Second Life and Project-Based e-Portfolios
Presentation and brief paper for the 25th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, WI – August, 2009.

eFolios: Design Considerations
Co-presenter, and brief paper for the 25th Anniversary Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, WI – August, 2009.

ePortfolios: Blended Visions of Assessment
Co-presenter, and brief paper for the 24th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning, Madison, WI – August, 2008.

Form Follows Function: Why ePortfolios in Higher Education
Co-presenter, Brief Paper, and Demonstration, ED-MEDIA–World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Vancouver, BC – June 24-29, 2007.

Accessorizing Your Video Conferences
Panel Member Presentation, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) 2004, Atlanta, GA – March 1-6, 2004.
Interactive Videoconferencing: Linking Research and Best Practices
Panel Member Presentation, National Education Computer Conference (NECC) 2004, New Orleans, LA – June 2004.

Using Interactive Technologies for Collaborative Learning
Remote Artist / Expert Panel Member, Video Conferencing, NECC Workshop 1998.

Exhibitions and Web Site Publications
2013 School of Art and Design Faculty Exhibition, Menomonie, WI

2011
Arts West 32, Juried Exhibition, Eau Claire, WI.

2010 Department of Art and Design Faculty Exhibition, Menomonie, WI.

2008 jmhaefner.com – Web site -redesigned in 2010. Currently archived awaiting redesign.

2006 Northern/Southern Exposure, University of Wisconsin – Stout, and University of Louisville.

2004 Accessorizing Your Video Conferences – Group Presentation Website for S.I.T.E.

2004 Interactive Videoconferencing: Linking Research and Best Practices – Group Presentation Website for N.E.C.C.

2003 JJHaefner.com – Web site – archived and under construction.

2003 Winnebago Studios Gallery Night and Studio Walk, Madison, WI.

2003 Photography at the Crossroads, Center for Photography Show, Madison Art Center.

2002 All UW-Platteville Juried Art Show, Platteville, WI.

2002 1st Annual Winnebago Studio Photography Show, Madison, WI.

2002 Winnebago Studios Gallery Night, Madison, WI.

2002 WALLPATCH, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI.

2001 Social Transformation through the Arts (STARTS), Invitational, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI.

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