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Posts Tagged ‘Fall 2013’

Frank Moretti, Technology Leader and Philosopher, Has Passed Away

By • Feb 5th, 2014 • Category: Communication, Computing, and Technology Education

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, Computing, and Technology Education

Published in the TC Media Center, Research/Publications 9/3/2013 Joey Lee, Assistant Professor of Communication, Computing and Technology in Education, 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 [...]



25th Year Faculty Anniversary: Dr. Henry Pollak, Mathematics Education

By • Feb 5th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Mathematics Education

Dr. Henry Pollak, Professor of Mathematics Education, celebrates over 25 years as a visiting professor at TC. He was born in Vienna, Austria, and moved to the US in February of 1940. Dr. Pollak was a professional research mathematician for much of his career. Once he retired from research mathematics he extended his work in [...]



Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Maria Rivera Maulucci, Science Education PhD ‘05

By • Feb 5th, 2014 • Category: Science Education

Dr. Maria Rivera Maulucci is an associate professor of education at Barnard College Her responsibilities include foundations courses on contemporary issues, secondary education and science education courses, and student teaching supervision. Dr. Maulucci is second generation Puerto Rican American, one of eight children, born and raised in Bronx, New York. She attended Bronx High School [...]



New MST Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Nicholas Wasserman, Mathematics Education

By • Feb 5th, 2014 • Category: Mathematics Education

The Mathematics, Science, and Technology Department have welcomed Dr. Nick Wasserman as the new assistant professor in the Mathematics Education program. He is currently teaching a finite mathematics course. Dr. Wasserman is also a TC alum, MA, Mathematics Education ’08 and PhD, Mathematics Education ’11. Dr. Wasserman was born in Arizona and raised in the [...]



Publications and Presentations

By • Feb 5th, 2014 • Category: Publications & Presentations

Faculty, Adjunct, Student and Alumni Publications and Presentations Boda, P. A., & Rahman, S. (2014, January). Conceptual Change, Participatory Research, and Co-generative Dialogues: A Single Case-Study. Paper accepted for ASTE 2014 International Conference, San Antonio, TX. Boda, P. A. (2013, October). Elementary Teaching of the Nature of Science: Media Usage, Modeling, and the NGSS. Roundtable [...]



Accomplishments and Announcements

By • Feb 5th, 2014 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

Faculty, Adjunct, Student and Alumni Accomplishments & Announcement O. Roger Anderson and Julie Contino, Science Education EdD 2011, are the authors of Chapter 1 of the same book: The role of visualization in conceptual learning and conceptual change (pp. 3-22). Phillip Boda, Science Education EdM candidate, facilitated a roundtable discussion about utilizing multiple early children’s [...]