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instructional development specialist

Michael O'Neal Jernigan, American instructional development specialist.


Jernigan, Michael O'Neal was born on August 22, 1953 in Honolulu. Son of Wilford O. and Charlotte R. (Knox) Jernigan.


Bachelor of Science, Center Missouri State University, 1978. Certified data processing, Elec Computer Programming Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, 1980. Master of Religious Education, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1986.

Postgraduate, Memphis State University, since 1990.


Cryptographic communications equipment maintenance United States Air Force, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, 1972-1975. Programmer, analyst Electronic Realtors Association, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, 1979-1981. Instructor Electronic Computer Programming Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, 1980-1982.

Project manager Edutronics McGraw Hill, Overland Park, Kansas, 1981-1983. Instructional developer Shelby State Community College, Memphis, 1987-1989. Instructional development specialist University Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, since 1989.

Consultant Arkansas Mus of Science & Industry, Little Rock, 1989-1990.


  • Avocations: reading, science fiction, camping, fishing, hiking, computer games, simulations.


  • Other Work

    • Author, designer: (videodisc program) Case Study for Parent-Teachers Association and Prosthetics Students, 1988-1989, Microanatomy Review Program, 1990-1992.


All who truly seek God are both competent and called to develop in that relationship and share it with others.


When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.


Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.


Chaplain Gladstone (Missouri) Police Department, 1986-1988, Memphis, Tennessee, 1988-1989, Little Rock, since 1989, North Little Rock, since 1991. Member International Interactive Communications Society (founder new chapter), Society for Applied Learning Technology, Health Sciences Communication Association, Association of Computing Machinery, Society for Computer Applications in Medical Care, Association for Computing Machinery, Arkansas Society Computer and Information Technology, Arkansas State Computer Information Interchange, Psi Chi (Outstanding Young Med of America 1975).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, science fiction, camping, fishing, hiking, computer games, simulations.


Married Janet L. Hampsch, September 3, 1972 (divorced September 1983). Children: Cynthia L., Maria R. Married Peggy Russell, April 16, 1988.

Wilford O. Jernigan

Charlotte R. (Knox) Jernigan

Janet L. Hampsch

Peggy Russell

Cynthia L. Jernigan

Maria R. Jernigan