Christopher Johnson

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San Mateo, CA, USA

High performance editor and publisher who develops print, web, and mobile learning content for students and professionals.

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Overview

I am an experienced editor and publisher with a proven ability to successfully design, develop, launch, market and sell digital content in the college and professional markets.

Languages
English (CAN)
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Computers & Internet
Education & Reference
Health & wellbeing
Psychology
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Sports & outdoor recreation
Technology
Works with
Wix
WordPress

Awards

  • Hungry Minds Quality Award, Outstanding Leadership
  • McGraw-Hill Revision of the Year

Work experience

Principle

Self-employed
August, 2017 – Present (over 1 year)

Provide instructional design and editorial services for higher education and professional development markets.

Founder & Manager

Perceivant \ Bearface Instructional Technologies
October, 2012 – August, 2017 (almost 5 years)

Conceived and executed all Perceivant's current product development strategy, market development strategy and tactics, and sales \ revenue generation.

Publisher, Health Professions

Wolters Kluwer Health
December, 2011 – October, 2012 (10 months)

Managed product development team that published print and digital learning materials for health professions. Managed strategic mid- and long-range planning as well day-to-day operations.

Executive Editor, Health and Human Performance

McGraw-Hill Higher Education
December, 2004 – December, 2011 (about 7 years)

Published market-leading list of print and digital textbooks for health and human performance discipline, including exercise science, health and physical education, and nutrition. Achieved list revenue goal last 6-years, increased list revenue approximately 35%, and expanded market share in two major course areas, Personal Health and Fitness/Wellness.
 Successfully developed and launched 3 AAA-level first edition digital learning programs: Fitness and Wellness: Questions & Answers, iHealth: An Interactive Approach, and Connect Get Active.

Sr. Sponsoring Editor

McGraw-Hill Education
March, 2001 – December, 2004 (almost 4 years)

Responsible for acquiring, developing, and publishing information technology textbooks in higher education. Successfully launched new textbook series by Michael Meyers.

Editorial Manager

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (IDG Books)
December, 1999 – March, 2001 (about 1 year)

Managed team of 16 project editors and copy editors, who edited 75 computer books a year; made project assignments and allocated resources; monitored project schedules and quality of work; trained new editors; and recruited and hired new employees.

Portfolio (13 selected works)

FitWell: Questions and Answers with Connect Plus Fitness and Wellness

Gary Liguori, Sandra Carroll-Cobb

FitWell empowers students to become active participants in their own health through a first-of-its-kind student-centered approach. McGraw-Hill conducted extensive market research with over 4,000 students to gain insight into their studying and buying behavior. Students told us they wanted more portability with innovative visual appeal and content that is designed according to the way they lear... read more

FitWell empowers students to become active participants in their own health through a first-of-its-kind student-centered approach. McGraw-Hill conducted extensive market research with over 4,000 students to gain insight into their studying and buying behavior. Students told us they wanted more portability with innovative visual appeal and content that is designed according to the way they lear... read more

iHealth

Phillip Sparling Mr., Kerry Redican

iHealth is an integrated print-digital learning system designed to meet the needs of today’s students and instructors. The Connect course includes a SmartBook adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments. The 3rd edition provides the most up-to-date information regarding the Dietary Guidel... read more

iHealth is an integrated print-digital learning system designed to meet the needs of today’s students and instructors. The Connect course includes a SmartBook adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments. The 3rd edition provides the most up-to-date information regarding the Dietary Guidel... read more

Connect Access Card for Connect Get Active

Marc Lochbaum

Connect Get Active 2.0 is an online system that will enable you to more efficiently, effectively, and flexibly manage and teach your sport and activity classes. Connect Get Active includes an eBook with chapters on basic fitness and wellness concepts as well as more than 20 specific sports and activities; you can also customize it with your own materials. The eBook provides consistent content ... read more

Connect Get Active 2.0 is an online system that will enable you to more efficiently, effectively, and flexibly manage and teach your sport and activity classes. Connect Get Active includes an eBook with chapters on basic fitness and wellness concepts as well as more than 20 specific sports and activities; you can also customize it with your own materials. The eBook provides consistent content ... read more

Your Health Today: Choices in a Changing Society

Michael Teague, Sara Mackenzie, David Rosenthal

For your classes in Personal Health, McGraw-Hill introduces the latest in its acclaimed M Series. The M Series started with your students. McGraw-Hill conducted extensive market research with over 4,000 students to gain insight into their studying and buying behavior. Students told us they wanted more portable texts with innovative visual appeal and content that is designed according to the wa... read more

For your classes in Personal Health, McGraw-Hill introduces the latest in its acclaimed M Series. The M Series started with your students. McGraw-Hill conducted extensive market research with over 4,000 students to gain insight into their studying and buying behavior. Students told us they wanted more portable texts with innovative visual appeal and content that is designed according to the wa... read more

Survey of Operating Systems, 5e

Jane Holcombe, Charles Holcombe

McGraw-Hill Education is proud to introduce the fifth edition of Jane and Charles Holcombe's Survey of Operating Systems. This title provides an introduction to the most widely used desktop operating systems (including Windows, Apple OS X, and Linux) using numerous illustrations and hands-on activities to build a foundation for success in the IT field empowering students to adapt to different ... read more

McGraw-Hill Education is proud to introduce the fifth edition of Jane and Charles Holcombe's Survey of Operating Systems. This title provides an introduction to the most widely used desktop operating systems (including Windows, Apple OS X, and Linux) using numerous illustrations and hands-on activities to build a foundation for success in the IT field empowering students to adapt to different ... read more

Principles of Computer Security, Fourth Edition (Official Comptia Guide)

Wm. Arthur Conklin, Greg White, Chuck Cothren, Roger L. Davis, Dwayne Williams

Written by leading information security educators, this fully revised, full-color computer security textbook covers CompTIA’s fastest-growing credential, CompTIA Security+.Principles of Computer Security, Fourth Edition is a student-tested, introductory computer security textbook that provides comprehensive coverage of computer and network security fundamentals in an engaging and dynamic full-... read more

Written by leading information security educators, this fully revised, full-color computer security textbook covers CompTIA’s fastest-growing credential, CompTIA Security+.Principles of Computer Security, Fourth Edition is a student-tested, introductory computer security textbook that provides comprehensive coverage of computer and network security fundamentals in an engaging and dynamic full-... read more

Introduction to PC Hardware and Troubleshooting

Michael Meyers

The Mike Meyers’ Computer Skills series offers students of varying ability and experience a practical working knowledge of baseline IT skills and technologies. This full-color text is filled with real-world case studies, step-by-step tutorials, illustrations with callouts, end-of-chapter questions, challenging lab exercises, and review questions.

The Mike Meyers’ Computer Skills series offers students of varying ability and experience a practical working knowledge of baseline IT skills and technologies. This full-color text is filled with real-world case studies, step-by-step tutorials, illustrations with callouts, end-of-chapter questions, challenging lab exercises, and review questions.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Dental Assisting

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Dental assistants have to work as part of a team every day to provide patients with the best possible care and ensure that the dental office runs smoothly. As an instructor, you prepare students to have the sk... read more

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Dental assistants have to work as part of a team every day to provide patients with the best possible care and ensure that the dental office runs smoothly. As an instructor, you prepare students to have the sk... read more

Concepts of Fitness And Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach

Charles Corbin, Gregory Welk, William Corbin, Karen Welk

A proven philosophy for teaching lifetime fitness and wellness... “Health is available to Everyone for a Lifetime, and it's Personal.” The goal of our book–summarised in the “HELP” philosophy stated above–is to help all people make personal lifestyle changes that promote health, fitness, and wellness over a lifetime. Organised into concise concepts that make it easy for students to learn, Conc... read more

A proven philosophy for teaching lifetime fitness and wellness... “Health is available to Everyone for a Lifetime, and it's Personal.” The goal of our book–summarised in the “HELP” philosophy stated above–is to help all people make personal lifestyle changes that promote health, fitness, and wellness over a lifetime. Organised into concise concepts that make it easy for students to learn, Conc... read more

Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance

Scott Powers, Edward Howley

Written especially for exercise science and physical education students, this text provides a solid foundation in theory illuminated by application and performance models to increase understanding and to help students apply what they've learned in the classroom and beyond.

Written especially for exercise science and physical education students, this text provides a solid foundation in theory illuminated by application and performance models to increase understanding and to help students apply what they've learned in the classroom and beyond.

Fit & Well: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness with Online Learning Center Bind-in Card and Daily Fitness and Nutrition Journal

Thomas D. Fahey, Paul M. Insel, Walton T. Roth

"Fit and Well" is an outstanding text and teaching package designed to help students incorporate fitness and wellness into their daily lives. It provides accurate, up-to-date coverage of the components of health-related fitness, as well as coverage of nutrition, stress, substance abuse, chronic diseases, and injury prevention. It also gives students the practical tools they need to take charge... read more

"Fit and Well" is an outstanding text and teaching package designed to help students incorporate fitness and wellness into their daily lives. It provides accurate, up-to-date coverage of the components of health-related fitness, as well as coverage of nutrition, stress, substance abuse, chronic diseases, and injury prevention. It also gives students the practical tools they need to take charge... read more

Children Moving : A Reflective Approach to Teaching Physical Education - Text Only [[8th (eighth) Edition]]

Children Moving : A Reflective Approach to Teaching Physical Education - Text Only [[8th (eighth) Edition]] by George Graham and Shirley Hale. McGraw-Hill Publishing Company ,2010 8th (eighth) Edition

Children Moving : A Reflective Approach to Teaching Physical Education - Text Only [[8th (eighth) Edition]] by George Graham and Shirley Hale. McGraw-Hill Publishing Company ,2010 8th (eighth) Edition

Principles of Athletic Training: A Competency-Based Approach, 14th Edition

William E. Prentice

This ISBN is for the standalone book only! Arnheim's Principles of Athletic Training: A Competency-Based Approach is the leading text in the athletic training field. The text is designed to lead the student from general foundations to specific concepts relative to injury prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation. Now in its 14th edition, Arnheim's Principles of Athletic Training c... read more

This ISBN is for the standalone book only! Arnheim's Principles of Athletic Training: A Competency-Based Approach is the leading text in the athletic training field. The text is designed to lead the student from general foundations to specific concepts relative to injury prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation. Now in its 14th edition, Arnheim's Principles of Athletic Training c... read more

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