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Posts Tagged ‘Summer 2013’

Accomplishments and Announcements

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

Faculty, Adjunct, Student and Alumni Accomplishments & Announcement Dr. Fernand Brunschwig, Science Education faculty authored a book chapter with collaborator Accalogoun. A summary of their article was written in the Foreword by Gayle A. Buck: “In Chapter 7, FB and LA explore the use of visual data, in the form of computer simulations, to help [...]



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, Computing, and Technology Education, 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 [...]



Alumni Spotlight: Jennie Brotman, PhD. ’09, Science Education

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: Science Education

Dr. Jennie Brotman, graduate of the Science Education PhD program in 2009, grew up in Northern New Jersey. She is the Director of Program Implementation at the non-profit organization, Teaching Matters. The mission of the organization is to develop and retain great teachers, and measurably increase their ability to give students in urban public schools [...]



Publications and Presentations

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: Publications & Presentations

Faculty, Adjunct, Student and Alumni Publications and Presentations Anderson, O. R. & Contino, J. (2013). The role of visualization in conceptual learning and conceptual change. In K. D. Finson and J. E. Pederson (Eds.), Visual data and their use in science education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Boda, Phillip A. (2013, August). STEM Integration Through [...]



Current Student Spotlight: Allen Dimacali, Mathematics Education

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: Mathematics Education, Uncategorized

Allen Dimacali is a second-year graduate student in the Mathematics Education EdD program. He was born in Honolulu, HI and grew up in San Diego, CA. He has lived in New York for the past 8 years. He is the Mathematics Editorial Director for SpringBoard, the publishing department of the College Board, where he manages [...]



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

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: Communication, Computing, and Technology Education

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 [...]



MST Alumni Honored at the TC Academic Festival

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: Science Education

MST alumni, Dr. Chong Yang Kim (EdD ’83, Instructional Technology & Media) and Dr. Sreyashi Jhumki Basu (PhD ’06, MS ’03, MA ’02, Science Education), one honored on April 13 at the TC Academic Festival. More information about the TC Academic Festival can be found at www.tc.edu/festival. Chong Yang Kim is a prominent education leader in [...]



TC Cross-Cultural Games Challenge and Incubator

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: Communication, Computing, and Technology Education

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 [...]