Teaching & Technology Fellows - 2017-18
The Teaching & Technology Center initiated two faculty fellow positions for the 2017-2018 academic year; one available to full-time faculty and the other available to part-time faculty. These roles provide consultation services, support, and professional development opportunities for faculty colleagues interested in using technology for teaching and learning, as well as assisting the TTC in research for new initiatives. Please reach out to the TTC at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 508.531.2634 to set up a consultation appointment with either of our fellows.
Teaching & Technology Faculty Fellow - Dr. Susan Eliason
Our Teaching & Technology Faculty Fellow this academic year is Dr. Susan Eliason, an Associate Professor in Elementary and Early Childhood Education teaching students majoring in Early Education & Care. Sue is interested in educator preparation, curriculum development, Open Educational Resources (OER), and creating engaging learning materials. She teaches courses such as: Language Development & Early Literacy; Infant and Toddler Education & Care; The Creative Arts & Curriculum Design in Early Childhood; Childcare Programming, Administration, & Supervision; and Mentored Teaching Fieldwork and Student Teaching. Sue created the texts used in courses she teaches. She represents her department for the CEAS Technology committee and has actively participated in the Propel project which supports iPad usage with students. Sue has experience with faculty development as a fellow for the Office of Teaching and Learning for 3 years. She is on the CARS board and is involved with WAC and the Childhood Studies minor as well.
Teaching & Technology Faculty Advisor - Prof. Joanne McDonald
Our Teaching & Technology Faculty Adviser this academic year is Joanne McDonald, a part-time member of the Secondary Education and Professional Programs. She has almost 30 years of teaching experience in the K-12 and Higher Ed settings where she currently teaches face-to-face, hybrid, and 100% online graduate courses as well as supervises teacher candidates in the area of Instructional Technology. She is a member of the OTL Advisory Board and is the recipient of the 2012-2013 Adjunct Teaching Presidential Award. Joanne consults with local school districts as they ready community, administrators, teachers and students to implement technology enhanced learning environments for K-12 settings, and is known in some settings as the ‘robot lady’. Her research and pedagogical interests include: applying neuroscience within instructional practice, developing computational thinking through coding, and interactive storytelling with VR and using AI in support of learning.
Previous Teaching & Technology Fellows
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