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Posts Tagged ‘Spring 2013’

CCTE Colloquium Hosts Notable Technology Researchers and Developers

By • May 28th, 2013 • Category: Communication, Computing, and Technology Education

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 [...]



Publications and Presentations

By • May 28th, 2013 • Category: Publications & Presentations

Faculty, Adjunct, Student and Alumni Publications and Presentations Alexander, N. (April, 2013). Leveraging Urban Elementary School Students’ Academic Communities in Mathematics. Paper to be present as part of the Invited Session, Preparing Teachers of African American Children, at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Asokan, A. (April, 2013). Integrating Earth [...]



Accomplishments and Announcements

By • May 27th, 2013 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

Faculty, Adjunct, Student and Alumni Accomplishments & Announcement Mary Gastrich, Science Education Ph.D. 1986. As of March 5, 2013, she received a promotion to Adjunct Associate Professor (from Clinical Assistant Professor) in the Department of OB/GYN and Reproductive Sciences at the UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She is a member of Cardiovascular Institute of [...]



Media Ideation Fellowship Awarded to Current CCTE Student Tara Conley, Communication, Computing and Technology in Education

By • May 27th, 2013 • Category: Communication, Computing, and Technology Education

Tara Conley is a third year doctoral student in the Communication, Computing, and Technology in Education program. She was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Her academic interests include mobile advocacy projects and participatory design, really focusing on how mobile technology can support communities, particularly urban communities. Hoping that in the near future she would [...]



CCTE Current Student Spotlight: Darnel Degand, Communication, Computing, and Technology in Education

By • May 27th, 2013 • Category: Communication, Computing, and Technology Education

Darnel Degand is a full-time doctoral student in the Instructional Technology and Media program within the Communication, Computing, and Technology in Education program. Darnel is also teaching a second-level interactive media course at Teachers College, Theory and Programing of Interactive Media, which covers user experience and ActionScript 3 programming. His academic interests include educational entertainment [...]



Faculty/Program Coordinator Spotlight: Dr. Lalitha Vasudevan, Communication, Computing, and Technology in Education

By • May 27th, 2013 • Category: Communication, Computing, and Technology Education, Lead Story

Dr. Lalitha Vasudevan, Program Coordinator and Associate Professor in the Communication, Computing, and Technology in Education (CCTE) program at TC, is currently teaching Culture, Media, and Education, and Youth Media and Educational Justice. She was born in Kolkata (Calcutta), India and came to the United States when she was four years old. She grew up [...]



Adjunct Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Daniel Goroff, Mathematics Education

By • May 27th, 2013 • Category: Mathematics Education

Dr. Daniel Goroff, a Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Mathematics Education program at Teachers College, is currently teaching Advanced Proofs this semester. This course helps students formulate, write, and critique rigorous mathematical arguments. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, grew up in Fair Haven, New Jersey, then spent most of his life in Boston but [...]



Distinguished Alumni Spotlight: Chin-Chung Tsai, Science Education, Ed.D. 1996

By • May 27th, 2013 • Category: Science Education

The Mathematics, Science, and Technology Department at Teachers College honored Dr. Chin-Chung Tsai (Ed.D. ’96, Science Education) with the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011-2012. The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed upon an alumnus by the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Teachers College. First presented in 2004, the award is voted [...]