R. Redding, Ph.D., President and CEO of OnLine Training,
has been designing and teaching adult education courses since
1968. Terry is a past W. K. Kellogg Fellow and has a doctoral
degree in Adult and Higher Education. He has a Masters in the
Psychology of Education and is an honors graduate with a Bachelor
of Science degree in Education. His research has dealt with
adult motivation theory and the origins of self-directed learning
readiness. He has specialized in cognitive learning models
and is the co-developer of the Honeycutt Redding Cognitive
Task Analysis Model.
For the past ten years
he has been involved in an on going series of research projects
associated with the development of high self-directed learning
readiness. Of great significance is the finding that children
between ages 8 and 15, who become high self-directed learners,
typically share a common childhood experience. Redding has labeled
this experience "the first moment of lasting excitement." High
self-directed learners who share this common experience can
remember some event that has captured their imagination for
life. Typically these individuals find their life long learning
endeavors in some way tied to this "first moment of lasting
He held his first insurance
license in 1974 and was again licensed 1989 through 1992 as part
of his responsibilities at the Oklahoma Research Center for Continuing
Professional and Higher Education. More recently Terry has been
the Director of Corporate Training and Corporate Computer Training
at Palm Beach Atlantic College. He is the author of numerous
referred chapters dealing with adult learning theory. He is the
founder of OnLine Training Institute and Redding College.
Corporate Staff and Institutional Administration
Torres - Arbona is
OLT's Office Manager. Her pleasant personality
makes her a joy to work with. She is the reason that OLT runs
so smoothly. She is the contact person for all corporate partners,
and handles all major student problems. Her bilingual skills
are often a blessing for a large number of our students. Maria
also manages Dr. Redding's schedule and can coordinate his
schedule with those needing to meet with him. Her background
includes work as a legal secretary and college registrar. Maria
has worked with Dr. Redding since before the founding of OLT.
First, as the Assistant to the Director of Corporate Training
when they were both at Palm Beach Atlantic College, and then
as the first employee of OLT after its founding in 1997.
|Talisa Dominguez is
OLT's Registrar. As OLT's main contact with students as they register for courses, Talisa provides an important relationship to our students and staff. Her friendly and courteous manner ensures that anyone who contacts OLT will receive quality service and undivided attention. Currently a student in Palm Beach County, Talisa is pursuing her degree in the medical field.
Elizabeth Fabian, our Compliance Manager, started at OLT as an assistant working in Registrations and Compliance. She specialized in course development, editing, and marketing. She has over a decade of experience in detailed editing and is extremely customer service oriented. Through her church and other local civic organizations Mary Elizabeth has gained extensive leadership experience and has been in charge of motivating groups towards new and exciting goals. Mary Eilzabeth brings to OLT and analytical mind, friendly disposition and drive for improvement in all areas. As Compliance Manager, Mary Eilzabeth supervises Technology and Marketing with her main area of concentration in Course Development and Approval. Mary Elizabeth has been with OLT since 2001.
- Sandra A. King is Web Mistress and GED coordinator
at OLT. She has a 16 year background in editing academic papers,
chapters and publication, seven years of experience in marketing
and five years of experience in website design and Internet
based systems administration. She is the person at OLT who
sets up web accounts, puts new courses online, and keeps the
website looking clean. Her bright response to new situations
is uniformly insightful and refreshing. Sandra joined OLT in
A. Redding is OLT's Finance Coordinator. She
has studied at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma. She works
on Wednesday and Thursday mornings in the Finance office. Mrs.
Redding brings to OLT a sharp mind that is well equipped for
finance related problems. She has volunteered at OLT and various
civic organizations through out the years, but has been with
OLT as an employee since March of 2005.
- Wendy K. Sadon is
our graphics artist from Valley Center, California. She brings
a love of colors and textures to the web. Early in her career
she specialized in translucent mediums such as candles and
stained glass. Today her light touch with pastels and soft
colors brings a distinctive look to her web art work. In addition
to her work with graphics, Wendy does HTML coding. The marketing
team works with Wendy to design promotional pieces, brochures
and new art work. Wendy joined OLT in 2001.
- Melody Schiesl is
our Compliance Officer and handles the many issues that are required to ensure our courses are updated and properly documented as needed to meet all state regulations.
As OLT expands its offerings into mutliple areas of education and development, Melody's position becomes a key factor in establishing appropriate relationships with regulatory and licensing agencies as new programs are launched.