Curriculum Vitae

advertisement
Vic Napier
PO Box 32391, Tucson AZ 85701
520-577-6204 [email protected]
EDUCATION
Walden University, Minneapolis Minnesota. 2006 – Present
PhD, Organizational Psychology (In Progress, ABD)
Scholarly Interests: P-O Fit, Safety Systems, Sensation Seeking, Risk
Homeostasis, Curriculum Development and Assessment
George Fox University, Newberg OR. 2002 -- 2003
MBA
Concentrations: Strategic Positioning, Marketing, Leadership
Western Oregon University, Monmouth OR. 1999 -- 2000
Concentrations: Risk Studies, Sports Psychology, Research Methods
Institute of Applied Behavior Analysis, Los Angeles, CA. 1988
Concentrations: Non-Aversive Behavior Modification
University of Arizona, Tucson AZ. 1985 --1987
Concentrations: Adlerian Psychology, Couples Counseling
University of Oregon, Eugene OR. 1977--1980
BS, Political Science
Concentrations: State and Local Government, Psychology
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Instructor, Pima Community College, Tucson AZ, 2005 – Present
I developed curriculum complying with accreditation mandates and delivered
lower division college courses in Business, Political Science and Psychology.
Worked closely with Department Chair and Division Dean, selected books and
materials and ensured they arrived in time for student use. Monitored student
satisfaction and retention.
Foster Care Curriculum Developer, A Place to Call Home, Tucson AZ, 2004 – 2005
Developed a comprehensive 36 hour foster care curriculum conforming to state
standards, trained and supervised instructors in its delivery and created
measurement systems to monitor efficacy. Also created a 16-hour intervention
techniques course designed to de-escalate potentially violent outbursts, and
humanely contain them when they occur. Trained instructors, created
measurement and monitoring systems.
Microsoft Applications Instructor, Business Computer Training Institute, Salem, OR
1999 - 2004
Taught Microsoft Office applications. Researched, developed and trained
instructors in a highly successful method of increasing retention of at risk adult
learners using principles of social psychology. I also developed and delivered an
informal curriculum covering labor economics, labor trends and pragmatic job
attainment skills.
Curriculum Development Team Member, United States Parachute Association, Virtual
Team, 1992 -- 1995
Worked with a distributed network of aviation experts developing a curriculum
unifying training of sport parachutists using Tandem, Accelerated Freefall, and
traditional methods of instruction. Our work was the foundation for an entirely
new training doctrine introduced in the late 1990’s.
Online Librarian, No Excuses Rigging, Keizer Oregon, 1992 -- 2004
Created all content for first website dedicated to maintaining graphics and
tutorials for training of civilian and government parachute riggers. Some manuals
still available on the internet in Slavic languages.
Peer Trainer/Counselor, Federal Aviation Administration, Portland (OR) FSDO, 1998 –
2004
Was identified by the FAA as a local expert who could be called upon to deliver
remedial training to licensed parachute riggers who displayed poor judgment or
delivered substandard repairs or maintenance to emergency or auxiliary
parachutes
Agency Trainer, Community Psychology Education Services, Tucson AZ 1987-90
I developed and taught non-aversive teaching techniques in classroom setting;
trained and supervised agency staff on site. Was only private vendor employee
chosen to sit on committee drafting Administrative Rules covering non-aversive
teaching techniques for developmentally disabled learners.
PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS
Napier, V. (2011 August). Fighting tunnel vision—Refocusing during an emergency.
Parachutist 45-50
Napier, V. (2010 March). Teaching your brain to skydive. Parachutist 48-49
Napier, V. (2009 December). Skydivers and risk taking behavior. Parachutist 58-59
Napier, V. (2007).The Ethics of Bureaucracy. Academia.edu. Available at:
http://www.academia.edu/1050817/Bureaucratic_Ethics
Napier, V., Findley, C., & Self, D. (2004). Risk homeostasis: A case study of the
adoption of a safety innovation on the level of perceived risk. Paper presented at
the 14th Annual Meeting of The American Society of Business and Behavioral
Sciences. Available online at: www.vicnapier.com
INTERNET SITES AND PUBLICATIONS
JoblessEconomy.net 3/08 to Present
I operate a website examining local and national labor market news and
comment on human resources management, job hunting and personorganization fit.
VicNapier.com 1994 to Present
I maintain a personal web site containing scholarly writing, book reviews and
commentary on history, politics and psychology.
NoExcusesRigging.com, 1994 to 2003
I published the first internet site aimed at online training of military and civilian
parachute riggers. It contained graphics of damage and repairs of emergency
parachutes, and downloadable technical manuals I wrote for pilots, jumpmasters
and instructors. Currently online in Russian and Slovak.
C E R T I F C A T I O N S A N D A P P OI N T M E N T S
Arizona Community College teaching certifications: Political Science, Psychology,
Business, September 2005
Arizona Division of Developmental Disabilities, Certified Client Intervention Trainer, May
2004
George Fox University, Doctorial Program Steering Committee, May 2003
CITATIONS AND MENTIONS
Johansson, F. (2012). The click moment: Seizing opportunity in an unpredictable world.
New York: Portfolio/Penguin.
Vanderbilt, T. (2008). Traffic: Why we drive the way we do (and what it says about us)
(1st ed.). New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Zolli, A., & Healy, A. M. (2012). Resilience: Why things bounce back (1st Free Press
hardcover ed.). New York: Free Press.
Download
Related flashcards

Shades of brown

42 cards

Color

32 cards

Image processing

22 cards

Adobe Flash

31 cards

Digital photography

34 cards

Create Flashcards