November 5, 2018: CEITR member Dr. Nancy Bailey recently published a book chapter in Leader Volunteers and their Perceptions, involving the Greater Yellowstone Sights and Sounds Archive, a Purposeful Project. The chapter reflected existential phenomenological methods in an account of museum volunteer perceptions. Volunteers developed personal transformation leadership during the production of a museum digital collection, a purposeful project, creating an archive, a digital repository for video media, supporting mediated meaning, reflective thinking, and mindset coaching strategies.
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Congratulations to Dr. Mary Townsend, whose published article was developed in a Dissertation to Publications (D2P) workshop. Congratulations also Dr. Rita Hartman, who was Mary’s D2P reviewer. Details of the publication, which was published by the Association for Computer Educators in Texas (ACET) appear below.
Townsend, M. (2018). The value of iPads for instruction and learning: A Grounded Theory study. ACET Journal of Computer Education and Research, 11(1), 1-22.
The AECT 2018 convention (October 22-27) was held at the Marriott Hotel in Kansas City Missouri. SAS faculty members and alumni Members presented 12 research papers and projects that represented the Center for Educational and Instructional Technology Research (CEITR). Additionally, Dr. Mansureh Kebritichi and Dr. Laquisha Brown Joseph were honored with awards for innovative design. The theme for the 2018 AECT convention was Learning for All.
October 1, 2018 Dr. Carrie Miller, PhD, Caroline Kinskey, Grad student, and Hunter King, MA have been published in the Journal of Open and Distance Learning. Dr Miller is an active member of CEITR and an instructional designer with IT solutions at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She holds a PhD in Educational Technology from Arizona State University. Carrie has been an instructor in higher education for over 15 years, both in face-to-face and online classes. She currently facilitates online course in E-learning and Instructional Design for the University of Phoenix.
October 1, 2018- Dr. Carrie Miller, Hunter King, and Aryann Martin have been published in the Journal of Applied Instructional Design. Dr. Miller is an instructional designer with IT solutions at Minnesota State University, Mankato. In addition, Miller is a CEITR member and teaches classes in E-learning and Instructional Design for University of Phoenix. Hunter King, M.A. is an active researcher and a counselor for Women’s Protective Services. Aryann Martin is a graduate student at University of Minnesota Academic Technology Services.
Dr. Lequisha Brown, SAS faculty member and CEITR member was elected Vice President of Finance and Development for the Culture Learning and Technology (CLT) Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT).
The AECT is a forward thinking organization that holds conferences, supports professional development, and publishes journals and other materials of interest to scholars and practitioners around the world. Dr. Brown will assume her new position with the 2500 member organization at the October, 2018 conference in Kansas City, Kansas.
Dr. Leah P. Hollis, part-time SAS faculty, CEITR member, and president of Patricia Berkly LLC was the keynote speaker of Cornell University's 15th Annual Diversity Update Conference in Ithaca, New York. As Cornell University remains committed to diversity and access, Dr. Hollis' speech gave insight on how leadership is the central variable in creating and maintaining a healthy workplace.
An article by Dr. Rita Hartman, Dr. Cheryl Burleigh and Dr. Jim Lane were accepted for publication in the Journal of School Public Relations. The article is about K-12 school leadership.
Dr. Rita J. Hartman is a Research Fellow in CEITR and a retired K-12 educator who is a certified online facilitator for doctoral courses and dissertation chair at the University of Phoenix.
SAS Alumni Webinar Featuring Dr. Nola Veazie
The SAS Alumni Special Interest Group and the Center for Educational and Instructional Technology Research (CEITR) is pleased to announce our next webinar featuring Dr. Nola Veazie on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 4pm Arizona time. During this webinar, Dr. Veazie will be speaking about how achieving her doctoral degree has helped her to achieve greater success in research especially in the counseling community.