MST Times

Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology Newsletter

Archive for April, 2010

MST Times Now With Video!

By • Apr 23rd, 2010 • Category: Announcements

The online version of MST Times now has video! Check it out in the following articles: Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Howie Budin, CCTE Current Student Spotlight: Nick Wasserman, Mathematics Education Adjunct Spotlight: Donald Fulton, Science Education



Adjunct Spotlight: Donald Fulton, Science Education

By • Apr 23rd, 2010 • Category: Science Education

Dr. Donald Fulton, Adjunct Associate Professor of Science Education, describes himself as a “low metabolism person.” His predilection for the biological sciences is innate. “It’s just in me. You need [patience] to work on processes that are slow to come to fruition.” Dr. Fulton’s love for science started during his studies in the College of [...]



Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College

By • Apr 23rd, 2010 • Category: Announcements

The JMETC is a re-creation of an earlier publication by the Teachers College Columbia University Program in Mathematics and Education. As a peer-reviewed, semi-annual journal, it is intended to provide dissemination opportunities for writers of practice-based or research contributions to the general field of Mathematics Education. Each issue of the JMETC will focus upon an [...]



Recent Accomplishments

By • Apr 23rd, 2010 • Category: Announcements

Dr. Kate Moody (Ed.D. 1993) is the 2010 Visiting Scholar at the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.  Moody is researching and writing about educational systems in Cuba.  She was director of the dyslexia program at the University of Texas Medical School at Galveston from 1994-2001. [...]



Recent Publications & Presentations

By • Apr 23rd, 2010 • Category: Publications & Presentations

  Journal Articles, Books, Book Chapters, Conference Proceedings Aguirre, P.A., & Black, J.B. (2009). Comprehending emergent phenomena: Through direct-manipulation animation. Proceedings of World conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Vol. 2009, Issue. 1, 3486-3490. Baird, J. (2010). Comicvoice: Community education through sequential art. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Pop Culture Association [...]



Dr. Karen Swan, MST Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipient

By • Apr 23rd, 2010 • Category: Announcements

Join us in congratulating our 2009-2010 MST Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipient, Dr. Karen Swan of the University of Illinois at Springfield. Dr. Swan graduated from Teachers College with an Ed.D. in Instructional Technology in Media in 1989. Since, she has published over 70 scholarly journal articles in the field of educational technology. Her primary research [...]



Check out CCTE Faculty in TC Today

By • Apr 23rd, 2010 • Category: Announcements

Faculty in the Communication, Computing and Technology in Education (CCTE) program were highlighted in the Technology section of Fall 2009 edition of TC Today. Chuck Kinzer, CCTE Program Coordinator, introduced the topic of games in education in the article Games People Play. Fellow faculty members John Black, Jo Anne Kleifgen, and Joey Lee added commentary. [...]



MST Faculty Members Awarded Provost’s Investment Fund Awards

By • Apr 23rd, 2010 • Category: Announcements

MST Professors Dr. Joey Lee (CCTE), Dr. Alexander Karp (Mathematics), and Dr. Walker (Mathematics) received 2009-2010 Provost’s Investment Award. Dr. Lee and TC Faculty members Adriana Abdenur, Margaret Crocco, and Monisha Bajaj received $20,000 for their project Environmental Education & Sustainability Interactive Portal. Dr. Karp and Dr. Walker also received $20,000 for their project Problem [...]



CCTE Social Issue Media Festival

By • Apr 23rd, 2010 • Category: Announcements

Join fellow activists and friends at the first annual CCTE Social Issue Media Festival on May 6th at 4:30pm in Milbank Chapel. The evening will include short film screenings and awards. Please visit tcmediafestival.wordpress.com for more information. Hope to see you there!



CCTE Conference: Technology, Media & Designs for Learning – TCETC 2010

By • Apr 23rd, 2010 • Category: Announcements

On Saturday, May 15th, and Sunday, May 16th the Communication, Computing, and Technology in Education Program (CCTE) at Teachers College will host the second annual graduate school conference: TCETC 2010: Technology, Media & Designs for Learning. The conference serves as a multidisciplinary forum for graduate students to discuss and exchange information on the research, development, [...]