ASSETT @ Western Oregon University

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Fall 2014 Schedule

Fall 2014 Schedule

On October 28th, Dr. Punya Mishra will present an evening lecture on educational technology in our changing world. Dr. Mishra is a professor of Educational Psychology and Educational Technology at the College of Education at Michigan State University. He directs the Master of Arts in Educational Technology program. The readers and editors of Technology and Learning journal recently named him one of the ten most influential people in educational technology. A co-developer of TPACK (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge), his work focuses on the intersection of education, creativity, design & technology.

This will take place at 7 pm in the Columbia Room on the WOU campus.

October 28th, during the day Dr. Mishra will be visiting with an ED 270 class in the Willamette Room from 9-11 am. From 12 to 1, he will visit with faculty in a brown bag lunch meeting in the Ochoco room. From 1:30-3, also in the Ochoco room, Dr. Mishra will lead a workshop with faculty and graduate students on using technology to support and enhance creativity in face-to-face and online classrooms.

On November 7th, Dean Deters will give two presentations. The first is “Using Mobile Devices for Classroom Management” and the second “Creating Video with ipad.” Starting his 18th year teaching this year, Dean works at Perrydale Elementary school. He is completing his MSEd in Information Technology this Fall.

November, date to be determined, Elayne Kuletz and Bill Hamlin will lead a staff-focused workshop to address technology questions or training that staff request.

December 3rd, 2014, Melanie Landon-Hays will present her recently co-edited book, Digital Networking for School Reform: The Online Grassroots Efforts of Parent and Teacher Activists. Her presentation will cover the stories of parents and teachers who have used online tools and social media to grow a grassroots movement to counter the corporate takeover of public schools.

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