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MST Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Daniel Hoffman, Ph.D., Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design, 2013

By • Jan 6th, 2015 • Category: Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design

Since graduating from the Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design program in May of 2013, Dan Hoffman has been working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). As a junior faculty member, Dan has enjoyed a range of opportunities to research, teach, and [...]



MST Student Spotlight: Emily Bailin, Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design

By • Jan 6th, 2015 • Category: Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design

Emily Bailin is a fourth year doctoral student in the Communication, Media, and Learning Design Technologies (CMLTD) program. She was born and raised in New York City. Emily received her B.A. in Sociology and Women’s Studies from Dickinson College in 2007 and earned her M.Ed. in Education, Culture and Society from the University of Pennsylvania [...]



The Center for Technology and School Change (CTSC) Engages Globally

By • Jan 6th, 2015 • Category: Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design

Instructional leadership for Educational Change in STEM Teaching and Learning- October 2014 On October 28 and 29, the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León[1] (UANL) invited Dr. Ellen Meier and Rita Sanchez to Monterrey, Nuevo León to present the program on “Instructional Leadership for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Teaching and Learning”(ILSTEM) for the Bachillerato Bilingüe [...]



MST New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Nathan Holbert, Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design

By • Jan 5th, 2015 • Category: Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design

Dr. Nathan Holbert (Photo Credit: Heather Van Uxem Lewis) Dr. Nathan Holbert is excited to be joining the Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design program in the Mathematics, Science, and Technology department this spring. Dr. Holbert received his Ph.D. in the Learning Sciences from Northwestern University, where he also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the [...]



Frank Moretti, Technology Leader and Philosopher, Has Passed Away

By • Feb 5th, 2014 • Category: Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design, Lead Story

Published in TC People 7/16/2013 Frank Moretti (Ph.D. ’83), TC Professor of Communications and one of the nation’s leading theorists and practitioners in the use of digital technology in education, passed away in early July after a long illness. He was 69. Moretti co-founded and led the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL) [...]



Gamification Expert Joey Lee Receives TC’s Strage Prize

By • Feb 5th, 2014 • Category: Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design

Published in the TC Media Center, Research/Publications 9/3/2013 Joey Lee, Assistant Professor of Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design, is the recipient of the 2013 Strage Junior Faculty Prize. Created in 2009, the prize supports the production of a short video to highlight outstanding work by the recipient from the previous calendar year that best reflects [...]



Course Spotlight: “Introduction to Mobile Phone Learning” Dr. Dominic Mentor Ed.D ’11 Instructional Technology & Media and Dr. Nabeel Ahmad Ed.D. ’09 Instructional Technology & Media

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design, Lead Story

Dominic and Nabeel, graduates of the CCTE program, are adjunct professors at Teachers College, teaching two courses: Introduction to Mobile Phone Learning in the CCTE program and Cognition and Hand-held Devices in The Human Cognition and Learning program in the Department of Human Development. Over the past four years they have established this mobile learning [...]



In Memory of Dr. Joseph E. Bowman, Jr., 1950-2013

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design

Dr. Joseph Bowman, 62, passed away at Ellis Hospital on April 10, 2013. Dr. Bowman was born in Brooklyn, to the late Joseph and Violetta Bowman. He attended the University at Albany where he earned his bachelor’s degree in African Studies and Sociology in 1972 and his masters in Library Science and Secondary Education in [...]



TC Cross-Cultural Games Challenge and Incubator

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design

In an effort to encourage the development of creative ideas, entrepreneurship and game-based technology solutions to address challenges facing education, the TC Games Research Lab launched the first ever Educational Games Incubator Challenge on April 19. This year’s theme was Cross-Cultural Games — to design and develop a mobile game to teach English vocabulary to non-native [...]



CCTE Colloquium Hosts Notable Technology Researchers and Developers

By • May 28th, 2013 • Category: Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design

The CCTE program invited danah boyd and Duane Bray to speak at the Spring 2013 CCTE Colloquium to discuss technology-related issues. The colloquium also serves as a way to build community among CCTE doctoral students. danah boyd is an academic and a scholar who examines social media, youth practices, tensions between the public and the [...]