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Lindsay L. Chelekis, Ed.D.

SCHOOL OF Business and Professional Studies

Lindsay L. Chelekis, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of GIS and Data Analytics

PRIMARY SPECIALTY

Instructional Design

CAMPUS

Online

Biography

Dr. Lindsay Chelekis is an Assistant Professor of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Data Analytics for the School of Business and Professional Studies. Lindsay has been with Brandman University since 2011 in various positions: Assessment Coordinator, Adjunct Faculty, Subject Matter Expert, and Instructional Designer. She was a vital member of Brandman’s Center for Instructional Innovation (CII) for the over five years and has played a key role in the University’s GIS Committee. Lindsay has worked closely with full-time faculty and administration for many high-profile university-wide initiatives, including integrating GIS across several undergraduate and graduate programs. As the Lead GIS Instructional Designer, she also took on the responsibility of Project Manager for the new Master of GIS and Data Analytics program. She has been an active presenter at the Esri User and Education Conferences.

She has a diverse academic and professional background, comprised of interdisciplinary coursework, research, and real-world application of social science, business, GIS, organizational leadership, marketing, data analytics, and higher education. Lindsay holds a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership, as well as a Master of Arts in Social Science with an emphasis in Demographic and Social Analysis and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science with an emphasis in Research and Social Policy and a Minor in Management.


Specialty

  • Instructional Design
  • GIS
  • Educational Technology
  • Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Marketing

Education

2017
Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership

Brandman University, Chapman University System

Dissertation: “Exploring the Perceptions of Leadership and the Effect on Employee Engagement”

2010
M.A. in Social Science: Demographic & Social Analysis

University of California, Irvine

Thesis: “The Demographics of Internet Users: Mobile vs. Non-Mobile Access”

2009
B.A. in Social Science

University of California, Irvine

Areas of Concentration: Research & Social Policy, Management

 


Scholarly Activities

2019
Developing Curriculum for the Real-World Business Professional

Esri Education Conference

San Diego, CA

2019
Ubiquitous GIS: A Ground Truthed Approach to Interdisciplinary Course Development

Esri Education Conference

San Diego, CA

2018
GIS Across the Interdisciplinary Curriculum

Esri Education Conference

San Diego, CA

 


Professional Experiences

2016 - PRESENT
Instructional Designer/Lead GIS Instructional Designer

Brandman University, Chapman University System

 

Collaborate with faculty to design and develop fully online and blended courses and learner-centered materials. Apply theory and best practices to develop guiding principles for the creative design of courses that support learning and performance of adult learners.

 

2015 - Present
Adjunct Professor

Brandman University, Chapman University System

 

Prepare and deliver course content through online and blended modality. Apply varied strategies and assessments to assist the diverse needs of students. Create a learner-centric environment that is interactive, engaging, and enables students to sharpen real-world skills.

 

2011 - 2014
Assessment Coordinator

Brandman University, Chapman University System

 

Collaborated with the Director of Accreditation & Assessment and the Vice Chancellor of Institutional Assessment & Planning in the areas of: course embedded assessment, data collection/management, and analytical reports; development of online learning management systems; instructional and curriculum design; learning outcome attainment tracking; Program and Institutional Assessment Reports; Program Review Self-Study Reports; WASC re-accreditation process; Student Opinion Survey (Course Evaluations) creation and deployment; Competency-Based Education initiative; and test item analysis and writing.

 

2014 - Present
Organizational Effectiveness Consultant

Independent Contractor

 

Develop strategic plans for organizations in need of increasing employee engagement and refining leadership skills in the work environment. Facilitate leadership development and instill positive “lead by example” tactics in managers of all industry types through training seminars. Evaluate and measure skills and provide feedback on how to refine emotional intelligence and interpersonal relations, team building, and conflict resolution. Review and analyze companies’ current marketing tactics and provide a projected analysis of return on investments (ROI).

 

 

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