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​​​​​​​​​​​​Teaching & Technology Fellows - 2019-20
The Teaching & Technology Center fulfilled two faculty fellow positions for the 2019-2020 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​ or 508.531.2634 to set up a consultation appointment with either of our fellows.

​Teaching & Technology Faculty Fellow - Dr. Mia Ortiz

mia_ortiz_profile.jpgDr. Mia Ortiz (pronouns: she/her) is an Associate Professor in the Criminal Justice Department at Bridgewater State University. Her research interests include student engagement via technology, juvenile delinquency, race and crime, punitiveness in schooling, and specialized courts.  Dr. Ortiz holds a master’s degree in Education from San Francisco State University and a PhD in Criminal Justice from The Graduate Center at the City University of New York.  Additionally, she has experience in teaching online and hybrid classes on the undergraduate and graduate level.

As a 2019-2020 Faculty Fellow, Dr. Ortiz’s goals include:
  1. ​Researching the best practices in the use of technology within learning spaces on the college and high school level;
  2. Understand how our students are best served with emerging learning technologies, and;
  3. Serving as a resource to faculty and staff regarding ways to incorporate technology in their teaching, curriculum, and learning

Teaching & Technology Faculty Advisor - Prof. Kevin Kennedy

Kevin Kennedy is a part-time faculty member with the English department, teaching first-year writing and literature courses. In his classroom, Kevin is always using technology to try and engage with students in new ways, from using online videos and podcasts to getting students to collaborate and give their opinions in real-time using online audience response systems. With a passion for seeing students use writing to create change in the world, Kevin’s focus in his writing courses is engagement and reiterating the power of effective writing and research. His research this year focuses on new types of assignments that take writing outside the class, using technology to impact life outside academia. A long-time blogger and podcaster, Kevin loves to work with other faculty to try new technologies in the classroom to better engage with students or approach learning in a new way.

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