Recent presentations by students and faculty

  • Ritzhaupt, A. D. & Higgins, H. J. (June, 2011). Data visualization exercises and their effects on learning. Paper to be presented at the International Society for Technology in Education, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Repetto, J., Cavanaugh, C. & Wayer, N. (April, 2011). Virtual high school: Supporting students with disabilities. Council for Exceptional Children Convention, National Harbor, MD.
  • Johnson, M. L. & Severy, M. (2011). Sponsored Program: Developing technological competencies in first year experience courses. American College Personnel Association Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD.
  • Johnson, M. L. & O’Keefe, A. (2011). Sponsored Program: Identifying student affairs’ role in developing prestigious fellowship applicants. American College Personnel Association Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD.
  • Johnson, M. L. (2011). Roundtable: Doctoral student roundtable. American College Personnel Association Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD.
  • Johnson, M. L. (2011). Focused Dialogue: Integrating technology into first-year courses. Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience. Atlanta, GA.
  • Johnson, M. L. (2011). Roundtable: Developing first-year programs for online learners. Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience. Atlanta, GA.
  • Kumar, S. & Buraphradeja, V. (2011). Graduate Student Perceptions of Giving and Receiving Peer Feedback in an Online Teacher Inquiry Course. American Educational Research Association (AERA), New Orleans, LA.
  • Kumar, S. Cavanaugh, C., Black, E. W., Dawson, K., Sessums, C. D. (2011). Preliminary Impact of a Professional Practice Doctorate on Students’ Professional Growth. American Educational Research Association (AERA), New Orleans, LA.
  • Drexler, W., Kumar, S. & Sessums, C.D. (2011). Kicking it up a Notch: Facilitation as a Value Proposition in Open Learning. Educause Learning Initiative conference (ELI), Washington D.C.

Dr. Cavanaugh publishes in iNACOL

Ferdig, R. & Cavanaugh, C. (Eds.). (2011). Lessons Learned from State-Led Virtual Schools: Experiences and Recommendations from the Field. Vienna, VA: iNACOL.

Dr. Ritzhaupt publishes in Journal of Educational Computing Research

Ritzhaupt, A. D., Barron, A. E. & Kealy, W. A. (2011). Conjoint processing of time-compressed narration in multimedia instruction: The effects on recall, but not recognition. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 44(2), 203 – 217.

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Dr. Black and Dr. Dawson publish in Journal of Medical Internet Research

Thompson, L.A., Black, E.W., Duff, P., Black, N.P., Saliba, H. & Dawson, K. (2011). Protected health information on social networking Sites: Ethical and legal considerations. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13(1), 1 -10.

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Dr. Dawson reviews for NSF

Kara Dawson was selected to serve on a recent review panel for NSF.

Dr. Cavanaugh appointed to JALN editorial board

Cathy Cavanaugh appointed to editorial review board of JALN (Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks): http://sloanconsortium.org/publications/jaln_main

Poling receives national attention for Starcraft Course

Nate Poling has recently received national attention for the development of an innovative Honor’s course entitled 21st Century Skills in Starcraft. (http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/mimssbits/25626/).

Dr. Sessums and Dr. Drexler finish teaching open course entitled Personal Learning Environments for Inquiry in K-12

Chris Sessums and Wendy Drexler recently finished teaching the College’s first open course entitled Personal Learning Environments for Inquiry in K-12. (http://chronicle.com/article/Open-Teaching-When-the-W/124170/)

Dr. Drexler accepted position as Director of Online Development at Brown University

Wendy Drexler, 2010 Ph.D. graduate, recently accepted the position of Director of Online Development at Brown University.

Dr. Dawson elected as Vice Chair for AERA’s SIG TACTL

Kara Dawson was elected the 2011-2012 Vice Chair of AERA’s SIG TACTL (Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching and Learning).