Ms. Sharon Gilzene works as a Curriculum Development Specialist who oversees the development work done by assigned subject matter experts contracted by the UWI, Open Campus. Her experience in curriculum development and instructional design dates back to 2005 when she worked as an Education Officer in the Ministry of Education, Jamaica. A trained teacher, Instructional designer, parent educator and communicator, Ms Gilzene has more than 30 years of experience in the field of education overall, spanning early childhood to the tertiary level.
Her concentration in the current position is on the development of courseware for online delivery. Her research interests lies in hyrid courseware development, instructional design for online learning, collaboration in virtual teams, ODL innovatons, quality and diversity.