Resume

Experience

Senior Director, Learning Experience Design, Visa Inc.

Led strategy and design of innovative learning experiences, branding, and communications for Visa University.  Introduced agile, human-centered design to Visa University.  Led global onboarding, digital payments, and leadership development programs.  Introduced virtual and augmented reality to learning at Visa.  Supported financial inclusion.

VP Learning Labs, Lumen Learning

Created sustainable learning materials and degree programs from open educational resources for economically disadvantaged students.  Conducted user experience research.  Supported learning product development for Gates Foundation Next Generation Courseware Challenge.

Design Manager, American Express

Led global design and rollout of regulatory and compliance curriculum to respond to fallout from global financial crisis.  Created global curriculum model and quality standards.

Design Research Scientist, Center for Open and Sustainable Learning

Researched and supported sustainable global open access to educational materials, focusing especially on agricultural and scientific materials for underserved populations globally.

Adjunct Faculty and Training Coordinator, Weber State University

Conducted strategic planning and policy development to improve organizational culture.  Taught leadership course to United States Air Force students.

Therapeutic Recreation Services Director, Island View Residential Treatment Center

Led therapeutic recreation services at treatment center for adolescents with behavior disorders, many from economically disadvantages communities.  Designed experiential learning events and assessed program impact.

Education

Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Graduate Certificate, Social Justice, Harvard Extension School, completion Dec 2018

Doctoral Coursework, Instructional Design and Technology, Utah State University, Logan, UT (completed all but dissertation)

M.Ed, Curriculum and Instruction, Weber State University, Ogden, UT

B.S. Recreation Management and Youth Leadership, BYU, Provo, UT, emphasis: Youth Agency Administration

Service

World Wide Breast Cancer Foundation, Advisory Board Member, 2016-present

Harvard Business Publishing, Harvard ManageMentor Advisory Board Member, 2015-2018

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Volunteer, currently Welfare Coordinator for refugee magnet ward in Austin, 1992-present

Visa SWATT Change Leader Forum, Member, 2018

American Express World Service Learning Network Design Governance Committee, Co-Chair, 2009-2012

Computers in Human Behaviour Journal, Reviewer 2007-2010

International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Journal, Reviewer 2007

Advancing the Sustainability and Effectiveness of Open Education Conference, Program Co-Chair, 2005-2007

Secretary/Treasurer, Advanced Technologies for Learning Special Interest Group, AERA, 2004-2007

Weber State Higher Education Academy of Leadership, Steering Committee Chair, 2002-2003

Secretary, Utah Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development, 2002

Presentations and Publications

Corporate Presentations and Publications

Visa Enables a Culture of Learning in the Face of Disruption, Bersin by Deloitte, August 2018

Leading Creative Teams, Realities360, eLearning Guild, June 2018

Social Learning through VR/AR at Visa, Realities 360, eLearning Guild, June 2018

Social Virtual Reality at Visa, Masie Conference, October 2017

Journey of Creating a Corporate University, Masie Conference, October 2016

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Caswell, T., Henson Johnson, S., Jensen, M., Wiley, D. (2008). Open Content and Open Educational Resources: Enabling Universal Education. International Review of Open and Distance Learning.

Henson, S.L., Shelton, B. & Wiley, D.A. (2007). Collecting, Organizing, and Managing Resources for Teaching Educational Games the Wiki Way.Innovate Journal of Online Education.

White Papers

Duffin, J. Muramatsu, B. & Johnson, S.L. (2007). OER Recommender: A recommendation system for open educational resources and the National Science Digital Library. White paper funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Folksemantic.org project.

Johnson, S.L. & Duffin, J. (2007). OCW Finder: Locate, tag, and share OpenCourseWare Materials. White paper funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Folksemantic.org project.Henson, S. L. (2007). Comparative analysis of learning resources shared in a discussion board versus Ozmozr. White paper funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Folksemantic.org project.

Henson, S. L. (2007). Content Licensing, an RDF metadata product for Plone. White paper funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Folksemantic.org project.

Henson, S. L. (2007). Relstore/Scrumdidilyumptiou.us: Approaching the Semantic Web using Folksonomies. White paper funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Folksemantic.org project.

Henson, S. L. (2007). Send2Wiki: Enabling derivative works of openly licensed web content. White paper funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Folksemantic.org project.

Henson, S. L. (2007). Make a Path: A Web resource sequencing tool. White paper funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Folksemantic.org project.

Conference Proceedings

Johnson, S.L. (2007). Tag, Annotate, Rate and Share: Activities of daily living on the Web. Paper for the SIRTEL 07 in the CEUR Workshop proceedings.

Johnson, S.L. (2007). MOCSL – Web 2.0 for teaching and learning. Paper in the 2007 Summer Proceedings, New Media Consortium, Indianapolis, IN.

Henson, S. (May 2007). A comparative analysis of learning resources shared in a discussion board versus an RSS aggregator with a social component. Paper in American Educational Researcher’s Association Annual Meeting 2007 Conference Proceedings, Chicago, IL.

Henson, S. (October 2006). Resource-sharing in a self-organizing online forum. Paper in Educause 2006 Conference Proceedings, Dallas, TX.

Henson, S.L., Wiley, D.A., and Ball, J. (October 2006). Taking the tools to the content: Learner support for open educational resources. Abstract in the Open Education 2006 Proceedings, Logan, UT.

Jensen, M. & Henson, S.L. (June 2006). Starting an OpenCourseWare project with eduCommons. Abstract in Teaching with Technology Idea Exchange, Orem, UT.

Jensen, M. & Henson, S.L. (June 2006). Implementation of an OpenCourseWare project: Lessons learned. Abstract in Teaching with Technology Idea Exchange Proceedings, Orem, UT.

Henson, S. L. (May 2006). OpenCourseWare. Northern Arizona University E-Learn Conference, Flagstaff, AZ.

Henson, S. L. (February 2006).Is there an OpenCourseWare in your future? Paper in Educause Southwest Conference Proceedings, Austin, TX.

Henson, S.L. & Wiley, D.A. (May 2006). The genesis of an OpenCourseWare project. Paper in the 2006 American Educational Resources Association Annual Meeting Proceedings, San Francisco, CA.

Henson, S.L. & Wiley, D.A. (July 2006). An initial characterization of engagement in informal social learning around MIT OCW. Paper in the International Conference of the Learning Sciences 2006 Proceedings, Bloomington, IN.

Dehlin, J. & Henson, S.L. (December 2005). Is there an OpenCourseWare in your future? Paper in 4th Sakai Conference Proceedings, Austin, TX.

Henson, S.L. & Muramatsu B. (October 2005).  Starting an OpenCourseWare using eduCommons.  Technical showcase at 2005 E-Learn World Conference Proceedings, Vancouver, BC.

Henson, S.L. (October 2005).  The genesis of an OpenCourseWare project.  Abstract in 2005 E-Learn World Conference Proceedings, Vancouver, BC.

Henson, S.L. & Sandry, A. (September 2005). Starting an OpenCourseWare project: a case study. Abstract in Advancing the Sustainability and Effectiveness of Open Education Conference Proceedings, Logan, UT.

Papers Presented/Workshops

Henson, S., Muramatsu, B. and Caswel, T. (June 2007). Web 2.0 for Teaching and Learning…Folksemantic Tool Set. New Media Consortium Summer Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Caswell, T., Muramatsu, B., and Henson, S. (June 2007). OpenCourseWare: It’s not just MIT anymore. Poster presented at the New Media Consortium Summer Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

McArthur, M., Fisher, M., Wigington, C. & Henson, S. (May 2007). Museums remixed part two: Can we allow users to become participants? Panel session presented at the American Association of Museums, Chicago, IL.

Henson, S. (May 2007). A comparative analysis of learning resources shared in a discussion board versus an RSS aggregator with a social component. Paper presented at American Educational Researcher’s Association Annual Meeting 2007, Chicago, IL.

Henson, S. (October 2006). Resource-sharing in a self-organizing online forum. Paper presented at Educause 2006, Dallas, TX.

Henson, S. (October 2006). Supporting informal learning for OpenCourseWare. Poster presented at Educause 2006, Dallas, TX

Henson, S. & Wiley, D. (October 2006). Open-access education and OpenCourseWare. Paper presented at 2006 American Educational Communications and Technology Conference, Dallas, TX.

Henson, S.L., Wiley, D.A., and Ball, J. (October 2006). Taking the tools to the content: Learner support for open educational resources. Paper presented at the Open Education 2006 conference, Logan UT.

Jensen, M. & Henson, S.L. (June 2006). Starting an OpenCourseWare project with eduCommons. Teaching with Technology Idea Exchange, Orem, UT.

Jensen, M. & Henson, S.L. (June 2006). Implementation of an OpenCourseWare project: Lessons learned. Teaching with Technology Idea Exchange, Orem, UT.

Henson, S. L. (May 2006). OpenCourseWare. Northern Arizona University E-Learn Conference, Flagstaff, AZ.

Henson, S. L. (February 2006).Is there an OpenCourseWare in your future? Educause Southwest Conference, Austin, TX.

Henson, S.L. & Wiley, D.A. (May 2006). The genesis of an OpenCourseWare project. Paper presented at the 2006 American Educational Resources Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Henson, S.L. & Wiley, D.A. (July 2006). An initial characterization of engagement in informal social learning around MIT OCW. Paper to be presented at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences 2006, Bloomington, IN.

Dehlin, J. & Henson, S.L. (December 2005). Is there an OpenCourseWare in your future? Concurrent session at 4th Sakai Conference, Austin, TX.

Henson, S.L. (November 2005).  Social networks for OpenCourseWare learning support.  Pre-conference workshop at Learning Object Repositories Network 2nd Annual Scientific Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Henson, S.L. (October 2005).  The genesis of an OpenCourseWare project.  Brief paper presentation at 2005 E-Learn World Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Henson, S.L. & Muramatsu B. (October 2005).  Starting an OpenCourseWare using eduCommons.  Technical showcase at 2005 E-Learn World Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Henson, S.L. (October 2005).  Reputation systems in informal online discourse environments.  Roundtable session at 2005 Association for Education Communications and Technology International Convention, Orlando, FL.

Henson, S.L. & Hanson, K.M. (October 2005).  Blog enabled peer-to-peer learning.  Roundtable session for 2005 Association for Education Communications and Technology International Convention, Orlando, FL.

Henson, S.L. & Sandry, A. (September 2005). Starting an OpenCourseWare project: a case study. Concurrent session at the Advancing the Sustainability and Effectiveness of Open Education Conference, Logan, UT.

Henson, S.L. & Hanson, K.M. (June 2005).  Blog enabled, transformative peer-to-peer learning in undergraduate community health education.  Poster session for 2005 New Media Consortium Summer Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Henson, S.L. (November, 2004).  E-learning: Current & emerging technologies. Invited presentation for the Association for American Training and Development, Salt Lake City, UT.

McConkie, M., & Henson, S.L. (October 2004).  EduCommons and open content in education.  Roundtable session at 2004 Association for Education Communications and Technology International Convention, Chicago, IL.

Wiley, D.A., Dehlin, J.P., Wade, D. & Henson, S.L. (October 2004).  Social software in support of MIT’s OpenCourseWare.  Concurrent Session at 2004 Association for Education Communications and Technology International Convention, Chicago, IL.

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