Duarte Giovanni

Giovanni Duarte

Web Services Manager

Name:Duarte Giovanni
Date of birth:
Address:Orlando Florida
Extensive experience spanning 15+ years in the technology field, focused largely on Higher Education. Demonstrated skills in management, organizational development, implementation of new technologies, and project management. Broad technical background ranging from technology in the classroom to web and multimedia product design and development, and delivery of related services.


1997 - 1999

Information Technology

Adventist University of Colombia (UNAC)

This program has a concentration in Business Administration and was completed with a GPA of 4.5/5


2001 - 2007

Larking Center – Behavior and Mentally...

Education Technologist

Education Technologist (2001- 2007)

  • Created, Developed and Supported education technology projects
  • Developed and implemented educational projects with students.
  • Assisted with computer educational software
  • Taught staff new technologies and generated new educational resources
  • Trained staff to utilize classroom and office computers
  • Elaborated training materials (manuals, PowerPoint presentations, websites)

Title 1 Reading/ Teacher Assistant

  • Diffused potentially violent situations in an educational environment
  • Translated for Spanish speaking parents
  • Operated the computer lab for Reading computer programs (network based)

Manager of Technology.

  • Defined needs, recommended, evaluated, and acquired technology (software/hardware)
  • Developed budget for the school’s technologies
  • Developed and integrated new technology
  • Managed and supervised technological projects
  • Installed software and troubleshot computer problems
  • Supported and managed the data information of the school’s departments
  • Developed and designed Larkin Center School’s Web Page (intranet)
  • Designed, created and supported MS Access Database for intervention and reading
  • Troubleshot 50 computers (Hardware, Software and Network )
2010 - present

DeVry University

Online Adjunct Instructor

Online Instructor for BIS155 (Data Analysis with Spreadsheets)

2007 - 2012

DeVry Online Services

Web Conferencing Administrator | Learning Management System Administrator

Web Conferencing Administrator (2007- 2012)

  • Developed a plan for new web conferencing integration and implementation for DeVry, Keller, and Chamberlain
  • Developed, maintained, and updated live lecture database.
  • Enhanced process to schedule live lecture instructors with the organization’s standards
  • Developed training and support materials for live lectures. Trained and supported the faculty, Program Deans, Faculty Managers and other departments
  • Administered all web conferencing solutions (Adobe Connect, WebEx, and Elluminate)
  • Createed, Developed, and Supported Live Lectures courses

Learning Management System Administrator

  • Managde user accounts
  • Created, maintained, and updated master courses and duplicated content for course delivery
  • Updated, repaired, created content in course shells
  • Maintained the web conferencing repository
  • Created and maintained announcements
2011 - 2013

DeVry Online Services

Senior Information Technologist
  • Senior Information Technologist (2011- 2013)
    • Research of emerging technologies for online education (mobile, social networking)
    • Investigation, design, project management, and implementation of collaboration tools for online education
    • Development, Implementation, and Support of web conferencing technologies for DeVry, Keller, and Chamberlain institutions. This included budgeting and working with procurement.
    • Recipient of DeVry’s Pride Award – highest award for employees (2012)

    eLearning Accessibility (2011- 2014)

    • Managed and developed a strategy to ensure inclusive design and accessibility for DeVry, Keller, Chamberlain, and Carrington online courses. This included a new course template, multimedia development strategy, coding techniques, and processes
    • Created the Accessibility Guidelines site and resources for Subject Matter Experts, Instructional Designers, Web Developers, and procurement
    • Implement successfully inclusive design and accessibility techniques for multiple projects
    • Developed multiple processes and implemented systems to enhance student accommodation process via the ADA officers.
    • Active member of Illinois Board of Higher Education. Presented webinars to other colleges and universities about accessibility technologies, processes, and techniques
    • Developed a database system to maintain the ADA information across DeVry, Keller, and Chamberlain online students
    • Researched and implemented web technologies to enhance student’s experience in the courses. i.e. MathML, JQuery, and Assistive technologies such as ReadSpeaker
2013 - present

DeVry Education Group

Web Services Manager
  • Completely build vision, culture, job requirements and implementation of the course production and accessibility teams
  • Manage the development and implementation of a WCAG 2.0 Level AA compliant template for all DeVry Education Group’s institutions.
  • Manage the implementation of a new web based technology content authoring system for the course development team. This software package decreased course development time by at least 35%, and enabled an increase in course production throughput by 30%?Manage overall technical production of online coursework, accessibility, and course support across DeVry Education Group’s institutions
  • Define the implementation, processes and technology requirements that were foundational to the successful execution of DeVry Education Group’s Project Independence (migrating over 1,000 online courses to a content management system)
  • Lead DeVry Education Group’s Responsive Design project. This required working with all institutions, defining requirements, and translating those to web developers and programmers for final execution
  • Recipient of Ron Taylor Award (2014)
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