Certificates – Dr. John A. Gedeon

This page contains certificates (where provided) in the following lettered sections.

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A   Formal Education

B   Management Consulting

C   Educational Theory & Practice

D   Military – U.S. Army

E   Societies & Awards

F   Hobbies & Vocational Courses

G   Sports

H   Letters of Commendation

 

 

A -  Formal Education

 

Year

Degree / Diploma

Institution

Years

2003

Doctor of Education             (Transcript)
Dissertation:  "Transfer of Training"

Nova Southeastern Univ., Ft. Lauderdale, FL

3

1978

Master of Public Administration    (Transcript)

West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV

1

1976

Bachelors of Arts in Social Work  (Transcript)

Methodist College, Fayetteville, NC

3

  1971
  Industrial Engineering (Coursework)
  General Motors Institute, Flint, MI
2

1970

Diploma  (High School)  (Classes & Grades)

Canevin High School, Pittsburgh, PA

4

1966

Eight Grade Certificate  (Primary School) (Classes & Grades)

SS. Simon & Jude School, Pittsburgh, PA

8

 

 

B - Management Consulting

 

Year

Developmental Activity Title

Institution

Days

2016

Principles & Practices Performance Improvement Advanced Institute

International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI)

3

2015

Developing an Organizational Strategy

International Society for Performance Improvement

1

2015

Building Organizational Capacity for Strategy Execution

International Society for Performance Improvement

1

2014

Correlation, Causation, and Isolation: Proving Your Point

ISPI - The ROI Institute / Bellevue University

2

2013

Performance Improvement Consulting: Ideas, Models, Tools, and Practice

ISPI - Improving Workplace Performance

1

2013

Nudging Culture: The Systems Approach to Cultural Change

ISPI - Group Harmonics, Inc.

1

2012

Strength Deployment Inventory (Level I - Certified)

SDI  (Strength Deployment Inventory)

2

2012

Leadership Self-Discovery Retreat (twice)

Leading from above the Line - TT

16

2010

Simply Innovation

T&T Coalition of Service Industries

2

1999

Customer Service in the 21st Century

Institute of Business

2

1999

Project Management

Institute of Business

10

1995

Business Process Reengineering

Institute of Business

3

1995

Competitive Benchmarking

Institute of Business

2

1984

How to Become a Paid Consultant

University of Toledo

1

1984

Attracting & Keeping Clients

University of Toledo

1

 

Notes:  ISPI = International Society for Performance Improvement; ‘Institute of Business’

              is now Author Lok Jack Graduate School of Business

 

C - Educational Theory & Practice

 

Year

Developmental Activity Title

Institution

Days

2015

Developing the Competencies of the Distinctive UWI Graduate

UWI – Centre for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

1

2013

Blended Learning:  Google Applications in Teaching & Learning

UWI - Instructional Development Unit

1

2011

Integrated Planning for Educational Institutions

Society for College & University Planning (SCUP)

5

2010

Design Layers and Functional Design: A Hands-on Experience

Association for Educational

Communications and Technology (AECT)

1

2010

Using Cutting-Edge Technology to Improve Qualitative Research and Education

Association for Educational

Communications and Technology

1

2009

Web 2.0 Technologies for Virtual Collaboration: How to Design and Support Successful Learning Experiences

AECT - Iowa State University

1

2009

Web 2.0 Tools for Engaging Learners

AECT - University of Northern Iowa

1

2009

Creating & Accessing iPhone Learning Applications

AECT - University of Central Florida

1

2009

Assessment for Development:  Feedback & ‘Feedforward’

UWI - Instructional Development Unit

2

2009

Assessment for Development: Student Peer & Self-Assessment

UWI - Instructional Development Unit

2

2008

Writing Exam Questions & Mark Schemes

UWI - Instructional Development Unit

2

2008

Become an Active Web 2.0’er

AECT - University of Northern Iowa

1

2008

Creativity in Educational Technology

AECT - University of Minnesota

1

2008

Institute for Simulation & Training

(Study Tour)

AECT - University of Central Florida

1

2008

Preparing a Good Course Outline

UWI - Instructional Development Unit

2

2008

Andragogy/Pedagogy: Cooperative Learning

UWI - Instructional Development Unit

2

2008

Teaching Dossier/Portfolio Development

UWI - Instructional Development Unit

2

2007

Action Research Workshop

UWI - Instructional Development Unit

3

2007

Multiple-Choice Item Writing

UWI - Instructional Development Unit

2

2007

Orientation to University Teaching

UWI - Instructional Development Unit

4

1995

Training-of-Trainers Workshop II

UWI – Cave Hill

5

 

Notes:  AECT = Association for Educational Communication & Technology; ‘Instructional Development Unit’

              is now Centre of Excellence in Teaching & Learning.

 

D - Military – U.S. Army

 

Year

Developmental Activity Title

Institution

Days

1975  Honorable Discharge   US -Armyn/a

1974

Eighteen-Hour Seminar on Race Relations

US Army – Leeward Barracks, Germany

5

1974

Defensive Driving Course

US Army – National Safety Council, Germany

1

1974

Radio-Teletypewriter Operator Course SIG 7-E

US 7th Army – Bad Toelz, Germany

3 wks

1973

Special Forces School (Green Berets)

US Army – School of Unconventional Warfare, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

16 wks

1973

Airborne Course (Sky-Diving)

US Army – Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia

3 wks

1973

Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Education Course – Honor Graduate

US Army - Southeastern Signal School, Fort Gordon, Georgia

12 wks

1973

Communications Operations Basic NCOES Course – Honor Graduate

US Army –Southeastern Signal School, Fort Gordon, Georgia

12 wks

1973

Radio-Teletypewriter Operator Course (O5C20) – Honor Graduate

US Army – Southeastern Signal School Fort Gordon, Georgia

14 wks

1972

The Special Leadership Preparation Course

US Army –Leaders Academy, Fort Dix, New Jersey

4

1972

Basic Combat Training

US Army – Fort Dix, New Jersey

8 wks

 

 

E - Societies & Awards

 

Year

Title

Institution

2008  Samaan Tree in Postcard Series & Stamp  UWI 60th Anniversary Commenerative    
  Collection
 (reverse side)
1996  Empowering Today's Managers   Customs & Excise Divison T&T
1977  Collegiate Press School Newspaper Award
  Photojournalism - Swine Flu Shot
  sMALL TALK - Methodist College

1977

Pi Gamma Mu - National Social Science Honor Society

National Social Science Honor Society

1976  Chief Photographer - Carillon Yearbook  Methodist College

1976

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges 1976-77

At Methodist College, Fayetteville, North Carolina

1972  Physical Fitness Demon (450 perfect score)  US Army - Basic Combat Training, Fort  
  Dix, New Jersery

1971

Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity

General Motors Institute, Flint, Michigan

1970
  Humanist Counsellor
  American Humanist Association

1966

Safety School Patrol

AAA

 

 

F - Hobbies & Vocational Courses

 

Year

Developmental Activity Title

Institution

Days

2009  Basic Rider Course  (Motorcycle)   Motorcycle Safety Foundation (PA)4

1994

Fried Snacks Production

Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI)

1

1984

Repair-it Process Vinyl-Pro  (Furniture)

Repair-it Industries

5

1982

Metro Ceiling Master

(Acoustical Tile Cleaning)

Ceiling Master

2

1977

Disco Dancing

Community College of Allegheny County

6 wks

1977

Anyone Can Draw

Community College of Allegheny County

6 wks

1973  Transcendental Meditation  Introductory Video4

1973

Private Pilot’s Course

Fort Gordon Flight School

3 wks

1971

Skydiving                     Jumpsuit Photo

Midwest Sport Parachuting Center

1

1971  Amateur Radio Licence -  WN8ITM  Federal Communications Commission, US self-study

1970

Learn to Shoot (Shotgun Skeet Shooting)

Winchester Franchise Operations

1

1969  Citizens Band Radio Licence - KPQ-9133  Federal Communications Commission, USn/a
1969  Red Cross Senior Lifesaver  Dormont Pool, Pittsburgh, PA6 wks
1968
  Red Cross Junior Lifesaver
  Dormont Pool, Pittsburgh, PA6 wks

1968

Reading Dynamics Course (Speed Reading)

Evelyn Woods Reading Dynamics Institute

15


     

 

 

G - Sports

 

Year

Title

Institution

Days

1981

Fun Run (5-mile)

Runner’s World

42:00

1977-78

University  Mountain State Frisbee Team

West Virgina Univ, Morgantown, WV

season

1976

All American Marathon (26 mile)

US Army – 82nd Airborne Division

3:49

1976-77  Cross-Country Running Team  Methodist Collecgeseason

1976

USA Run-A-Thon (relay Race from Fayetteville, NC to Washington, DC – I did 32 miles)

Methodist College

(Now Methodist University)

3 days

1973

7th Annual 20-Mile Longstreet Race

US Army - USAJFKCENMA

3:36

 1967

Advanced Springboard Diving

Dormont Pool, Pittsburgh, PA

6 wks 

1966  Basic Springboard Diving  Dormont Pool, Pittsburgh, PA 6 wks 
1966  Basketball  SS Simon & Jude Elementry Schoolseason
1965  Advacned Swimming   Dormont Pool, Pittsburgh, PA6 wks
1964  Intermediate Swimming  Dormont Pool, Pittsburgh, PA6 wks
1964  Wrestling  Nixon Elementry School,  Pittsburgh, PAseason
1963  Basic Swimming  Dormont Pool, Pittsburgh, PA6 wks
1962-68  Little League Baseball  Aloe Coal & Hummel Oil  Teamsseasons

 

 

H - Letters of Commendation

 

Year

Concerning

Institution

2014  Academic English for Research Purposes  Guest Lecturer, UWI
2003  Doctoral Transcipt 4.0 GPA  Nova Southeastern University - Education
1999  Supervisor as Team Leader  Ministry of Education , School Supervisors
1998  Performance Management & Appraisal  Institute of Business- Executive MBA Programme
1998  The Playing Fields of the Mind  (Under 19)  Nortel West Indies Cricket
1997  The Playing Fields of the Mind  West Indies Cricket Retreat, Asa Wright
1996  Cadet Strategic Model  T&T Cadet Force
1996  Improving Customer Reltations  UWI - St. Augustine

 1980

BWIA Procedures Manual

 APC Skills Caribbean Company

1977

Older Adults Social Work

 Older Adults Specialist, NC

 1976  

Who's Who Among Students in American  Universities & Colleges

 Who's Who Among Students in American  Universities & Colleges 

 1976

Deans List  (May)

 Methodist College, Fayetteville, NC 

 1976

Deans List  (Jan)

 Methodist College, Fayetteville, NC

 1973

Honor Graduate - Basic NCOES

 US Army – Southeastern Signal School, Fort Gordon, Georgia

 1973

Honor Graduate - Signal School 

 US Army – Southeastern Signal School, Fort Gordon, Georgia

 1973

Suggestion Award 

 Chevrolet, Saginaw, MI

 

 

 

 

Updated:  25 JUL 2016