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.