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  • Title: Sara Dexter: Home
    Descriptive info: .. The very latest:.. In November, 2006 at the Bermuda Union of Teachers meeting and at the Virginia Educational Technology Leadership Conference I presented about the.. Educational Technology Integration and Implementation Principles.. The Latest:.. At AERA 06 I presented a paper with colleagues.. It was on how the virtual ETIPS cases contribute to students' field experiences.. See the.. ETIPS.. project.. Sara Dexter's home Page.. Welcome.. I'm an associate professor of technology leadership in the.. Department of Leadership, Foundations, and Policy.. at the.. University of Virginia.. in the.. Curry  ...   buttons above, please read about my projects and courses, or review my vitae to access papers and reports I've written and presented.. Educational Technology Leaders Certificate:.. I've started a 12-credit program that leads to a certificate in educational technology leadership from UVA.. The classes are a combination of face-to-face, hybrid, and online offerings.. See.. Educational Technology Leaders.. Contact Me:.. Office.. : 166 Ruffner.. Mail.. : University of Virginia.. P.. O.. Box 400277.. Charlottesville, VA 22904-4277.. Phone.. (434) 924.. 7131 --.. FAX.. 3866.. email.. :.. sdexter@virginia.. edu.. Sara Dexter© 2005..

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  • Title: Sara Dexter: vitae
    Descriptive info: Sara Dexter.. Curriculum Vitae - November 2006.. (434) 924-7131.. E-mail:.. Education.. 1997.. Ed.. D.. Educational Leadership.. University of St.. Thomas, St.. Paul, Minnesota.. 1990.. M.. Ed.. Science Education.. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.. 1986.. B.. S.. with honors.. Major: Biology.. Minor: Earth Science.. University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, Wisconsin.. Academic and Professional Positions Held.. 2004 to present.. Assistant Professor of Technology and Leadership.. Department of Leadership, Foundations and Policy.. Curry School of Education, University of Virginia.. -Project Director (PI),.. eTIP Cases.. , 2001-2005.. Direct PT3 Catalyst grant from the USDE researching and developing online, multimedia, context-rich scenarios with embedded assessments to deepen preservice teachers' instructional decision-making skills about integrating and implementing technology.. (See also http://www.. etips.. info).. -co-Project Director,.. Ubiquitous Computing Implementation Research.. (UCIR) , 2004-2006.. Co-led case studies of 1:1 computing environments.. (See also http://edtechcases.. ETIPS: Leadership Cases.. , 2006-present.. Co-led case development for educational leadership instructional resources.. (See also http://etips.. 2003-2004.. Assistant Professor of Educational Computing and Technology.. Department of Curriculum and Instruction.. College of Education, University of Nevada-Las Vegas.. 1998 to 2003.. Research Associate.. Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement (CAREI).. College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota.. -Co-Project Director,.. Exemplary Technology-supported Schooling Case Studies.. , 2000-2003 at http://edtechcases.. info.. Ed-U-Tech.. , 1999-2003 at http://education.. umn.. edu/edutech.. -Project Coordinator,.. Planning for International Research on Exemplary Sites of Technology-Enhanced Learning (P-SITES),.. 1998-99 at http://education.. edu/sites/.. -Researcher,.. Teaching, Learning, and Computing: 1998 (TLC'98.. ), 1998-2000 at http://www.. crito.. uci.. edu/tlc/.. 1997-1999.. Lecturer.. Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota.. Taught graduate level courses in the areas of Instructional Systems and Technology, Educational Foundations, and curriculum and instruction.. Designed and taught faculty development courses on the role of technology in instruction.. Provided service to the College community on technology issues while on Committee on Academic Uses of Technology and Council for Teacher Education.. Provided service to department through technology planning and training.. Led outreach to education community through coordination of district workshops, grant reviews, and consultations.. 1994-1997.. Technology Integration Specialist.. Osseo Area Schools, Osseo, Minnesota.. Designed, coordinated, and customized instructional technology professional development for over 1300 staff across 27 schools.. Provided leadership for development of the district's technology philosophy and pioneered district efforts to identify and integrate technology resources.. 1986-1994.. Secondary Science Teacher.. Osseo Junior High and Park Center High School, Osseo Area Schools, Minnesota.. Scholarship.. Peer-Reviewed Articles.. Riedel, E.. , Dexter, S.. , Scharber, C.. & Doering, A.. (In Press).. Experimental evidence on the effectiveness of automated essay scoring in teacher education cases.. Journal of Research on Educational Computing.. Greenhow, C.. (2006).. Evaluating web-based environments for teacher professional development on technology integration.. Journal for Computing in Teacher Education, 23 (1), 21-27.. Dexter, S.. , Doering, A.. , Riedel, E.. Content area specific technology integration: A model and resources for educating teachers.. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 14.. , 325-345.. Anderson, R.. E.. (2005).. Technology leadership: Its incidence and impact.. Educational Administration Quarterly, 41, 49-82.. (2003).. Why improving pre-service teacher educational technology preparation must go beyond the college's walls.. Journal of Teacher Education, 54.. , 334-346.. Doering, A.. , Johnson, M.. C.. (2003).. Using asynchronous discussion to support pre-service teachers' practicum experiences.. Tech Trend.. s, 47 (1), 52-55.. (2002).. Transcending digital, performance, and innovation divides in the preparation of new teachers.. On the Horizon, 10(3),.. 16-21.. , Seashore, K.. R.. , Anderson,.. E.. Contributions of professional community to exemplary use of ICT.. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 18,.. 489-497.. , Anderson, R.. Ronnkvist, A.. Quality technology support: What is it? Who has it? and What difference does it make?.. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 26 (3), 287-307.. LaMagdeleine, D.. Dominance theater, slam-a-thon, and cargo cults: Three illustrations of how using conceptual metaphors in qualitative research works.. Qualitative Inquiry, 8(3).. , 359-377.. Brown, R.. (2002) E-mentors: Connecting caring adults and kids through e-mail.. Tech Trends, 46(4),.. 60-63.. (1999).. Collective representations and educational technology as school reform (or, how not to produce a cargo cult).. l.. Educational Technology Society, 4.. [On-line] available at http://ifets.. ieee.. org/periodical/vol_4_99/sara_dexter.. html.. , Becker, H.. J.. Teachers' views of computers as catalysts for changes in their teaching practice.. Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 31.. (3), 221-239.. Non-referred Articles.. Watts-Taffe, S.. M.. (2000).. Idea processor:Planning for meaningful use of technology.. Leading and Learning withTechnology, 27.. (6), 22-27.. (1999, Spring).. Educational technology: A valuable support for standards-based science and mathematics education reform.. Research Practice, 6.. (2), 8-14.. (1996) From entry level to proficient and exemplary: A design for staff technology development.. Technology Connection, 3,.. 15-22.. Books.. Book contract with Prentice-Hall for.. Integrating Technology into Social Studies Education.. (working title).. Due to publisher Fall, 2007.. Book Chapters.. Educational Theory into Practice Software.. In D.. Gibson (ed.. ).. Games and Simulations in Education.. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing.. Principles to guide the integration and implementation of educational technology, In M.. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.. ),.. Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology.. (pp 1250-1255).. Anderson , R.. School-wide factors facilitating technology integration and implementation.. In C.. Howard, P.. Rodgers, J.. Boettcher, G.. Berg, L, Justice, K.. Schenk (Eds.. Encyclopedia of Distance Learning.. (pp 1596-1598).. (2003) National Policies andPractices on ICT in Education: United States.. In T.. Plomp, R.. Anderson, N.. Law, & A.. Quale.. (Eds.. Cross national policies and practices oninformation and communication technology in education.. (pp.. 559-580).. Greenwich, CT, USA: Information Age Publishing.. eTIPS-Educational technology integration and implementation principles.. In P.. Rodgers (Ed.. Designing instruction for technology-enhanced learning.. 56-70).. New York: Idea Group Publishing.. (2001).. Processing Ideas: Move beyond work processing info critical thinking.. In M.. Gura and R.. Reissman (Eds.. Making literacy magic happen: The best of learning and leading with technology on language arts.. 69-74).. Eugene, OR:ISTE.. Information technology in U.. Education: Policies and Practices.. In H.. Pelgrum R.. Anderson (Eds.. ICT and the Emerging Paradigm for Life Long Learning: a Worldwide Educational Assessment of Infrastructure, Goals, and Practices.. 85-88).. Amsterdam: IEA.. (1998).. Technology then uses, or uses, then technology? In Z.. L.. Berge, M.. P.. Collins (Eds.. Wired together: Computer-mediated communication in K-12, Vol.. 1.. Perspectives and instructional design.. 61-69).. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.. Proceedings.. (2004).. Connecting Theory and Practice Using Web-based Cases.. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2004.. (1), 1709-1710.. [Online].. Available:.. http://dl.. aace.. org/14569.. Knapp, M.. , Kurowski, B.. , Gibson, D.. , McLaughlin, R.. Grounded Metadata:Validating a semantic web vocabulary for technical assistance to educators.. World Conference on E-Learning in Corp.. , Govt.. , Health.. , Higher Ed.. 2004.. (1), 2491-2498.. org/16805.. , Knapp, M.. An Ontology and A Semantic Web Application with Responsive Dissemination Features.. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2004.. (1), 37-43.. org/15373.. McLaughlin, B.. Metadata Co-Development: A Process Resulting in Metadata about Technical Assistance to Educators.. The Thirteenth International World Wide Web Conference.. http://www.. www2004.. org/proceedings/docs/2p410.. pdf.. Scharber, C.. eTIP Cases: DigitalLearning and Assessment Tools for Teacher Education.. Society for InformationTechnology and Teacher Education International Conference 2003(1), 44-45.. [Online].. org/11601.. , Greenhow, C.. & Riedel, E.. EvaluatingWeb-based environments for Teacher Professional Development on TechnologyIntegration.. Willis, J.. Price, & N.. Davis (Eds.. Informationtechnology and teacher education annual: Proceedings of SITE 2002.. 1573-1577).. Charlottesville, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.. Portraits of three schools from the U.. A.. exemplary technology-supported schooling case studies project.. Price, N.. Information technology and teacher education annual: Proceedings of SITE 2002.. Laptop word processors: A low budget alternative to desktop computers.. In.. The fifteenth international conference on technology and education proceedings.. 495-497).. Grand Prairie, TX: International Conference on Technology and Education.. Developing and using grounded metaphor in case studies.. In J.. Tallman (Ed.. University of Georgia qualitative interest group 1998 proceedings.. [On-line] available at.. coe.. uga.. edu/quig/proceedings/Quig98_Proceedings/dexter.. html.. (1997).. Taxonomies and myths: A case study of technology planning and implementation.. Price, S.. McNeil, B.. Robin, D.. Willis (Eds.. Technology and teacher education annual, 1997: Proceedings of SITE 97.. 1076-1080).. Reports.. Report by the U.. Exemplary Technology-Supported Schooling CaseStudies Project to OERI.. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota.. Project's website.. , McGhee, R.. , Espinoza, C.. , Kozma, R.. , Korbak, C.. Jeanpierre, B.. Exemplary Technology-Supported Schooling Case Studies Project to the IEA Second International Technology in Education Study (SITES).. Exemplary Technology-Supported Schooling Case Studies Project to the OECD.. /CERI programme on ICT and the quality of learning: Case studies of organisational change.. School technology leadership: Incidence and impact on: Teaching, learning, and computing 1998 survey, report # 6.. Irvine, CA: Center for Research on Information, Technology, and Organizations at University of California, Irvine.. [On-line] available http://www.. edu/tlc/findings/report_6/.. Technology support: Its depth, breadth, and impact on America's schools: Teaching, learning, and computing 1998 survey, report # 5.. edu/tlc/findings/technology-support/.. Research designs for studying exemplary uses of technology in context.. Report for the P-SITES project.. Conceptualizing context in a qualitative research design.. White.. paper for the P-SITES project.. [On-line] available http://ci.. coled.. edu/sites/Jan%20Meeting/Dexter.. Articles Currently Submitted for  ...   (1998, March).. Paper presented at the annual International Conference on Technology and Education, Santa Fe, New Mexico.. (1998, January).. Developing and using grounded metaphor in case studies.. Paper presented at the annual Conference on Qualitative Research in Education, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.. (1997, April).. Paper presented at SITE 97:The eighth international conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Orlando, Florida.. (1997, March).. The technology taxonomy of one school district: A case study.. Paper presented at annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.. Regional Conference Presentations.. (2003, March).. eTIP Cases: Using and implementing online case-based technology integration materials.. Presentation at the Education Technology conference sponsored by ArtsConnectedEd and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.. Anderson R.. Preparing new teachers for schools where technology improves learning: Video cases from a national study.. (2001, November).. Invited paper for.. What the Research Says.. Technology and Student Success Workshop,.. sponsored by Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota.. eTIPs: Educational technology integration principles.. Presentation for TIES annual Great Technology Get Together, Minneapolis, Minnesota.. (2000, November.. Case-based technology integration decision making software.. , (2000, June).. Conceptual metaphor use.. Presentation at annual Midwest Qualitative Research Conference, St.. Paul, Minnesota.. (1999, November).. Implications for technology professional developers from a national survey of computer technology and instructional reform.. (1998, June).. Advantages and limitations to conducting research inside your own institution.. (1997, December).. Got mindware? What you need to go with that software and hardware.. Presentation at TIES annual Great Technology Get Together, Minneapolis, Minnesota.. (1997, June).. Responding to context: The evolutionary nature of qualitative research.. Presentation at annual Midwest Qualitative Research conference, St.. (1997, May).. Students of the future: Minnesota K-12 perspective.. Presentation at Classrooms of the Future III conference, Hamline University, St.. (1997, February).. Increasing student's writing opportunities with laptop word processors.. Presentation at annual Midwest Education and Technology Conference, St.. Louis, Missouri.. (1996, December).. Integrating technology: A framework for planning staff development.. (1996, June).. Accessing data: The Internet as a research tool.. Through a different lens: Film making as qualitative research.. Convener and facilitator of presentation at annual Midwest Qualitative Research Conference.. St.. (1995, March).. Classified technology: The technology taxonomy of one school district.. Presentation at annual Midwest Qualitative Research Conference, University of St.. Instruction and Curriculum Development.. Courses Taught.. (*indicates I developed course).. Department of Leadership, Foundations and Policy, University of Virginia.. *Leadership for Technology Integration and Implementation (EDLF 589).. Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - 2003-2004.. Computer-based Technology and Educational Change (IGC 761).. Survey of Computer Uses in Secondary Education (ICG 234).. Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota - 1997-1999.. Technology for Teaching and Learning (EDHD 5007).. Classroom Instruction and Assessment (CI 5155).. Introduction to Instructional Systems and Technology (CI 5335).. Principles and Procedures in Designing Instruction (CI 5337).. *Topics: Leadership for Technology Integration and Implementation (CI 5351).. *Topics: Mindtools and Mindware: Using Technology to Foster Higher Level Thinking (CI 5351).. 1998.. Faculty Development Instructional Technology Courses.. Introduction to Print Products with Word, Introduction to Teaching with PowerPoint, Enhancing Student Inquiry using Word and PowerPoint, Enhancing Student Inquiry using Internet Resources, Enhancing Student Inquiry using Internet-based Library resources.. 1992-1997.. Teacher Education Seminars.. Osseo Area Schools.. Educational technology topics.. : Supporting Inquiry and Research with Technology; Teaching with Internet; Interactive Multimedia Instruction; Teaching with Technology: Classroom Applications of Software; Computer-based Tools for Teachers; Train the trainer: Computer-based Tools for Teachers; Dreamwriters: Portable Keyboards for Writing Instruction.. Reflective practice and peer coaching topics.. : Cognitive Coaching Foundation Seminar; various other advanced Cognitive Coaching skill seminars.. Teaching for higher level thinking topics.. : Teaching For Effective Thinking Curriculum Trainer's Institute; various other advanced skill seminars for the Teaching for Thinking network.. Curriculum Development.. Osseo Area Schools.. Inquiry: Published Sources.. Editor and contributing author for the district's teacher and student cross-disciplinary K-12 handbook on information literacy curriculum.. Technology Integration.. Authored technology staff development curriculum materials about selected software and its application in the classroom.. The Commons.. Co-authored the core curriculum and training curriculum used by the facilitators in the teaching for effective thinking staff development curriculum.. Grants.. 2005.. Performance Assessment System for School Leadership Teams.. A Wallace Foundation Proposal.. $1.. 38 M invited proposal, co-PI.. Finalist.. 2002.. SimSchool.. A PT3 Grant from the from the U.. Department of Education.. 8 M competitive grant, contributor; sub-contractor to Vermont Institutes.. Awarded.. A Framework and Network for Evaluating the Impact of Ubiquitous Computing in K-12 Schools.. NSF Grant from the office of Research, Evaluation, and Communication.. $1 M competitive grant, contributor; sub-contractor to SRI.. 2001.. Technology-supported, knowledge production-centered Pedagogy and its Critical Support Contexts (PI).. AERA/Spencer Post-doctoral Fellowships.. $180,000 competitive grant, author.. eTIP Cases: IMMEX-Powered Cases on Educational Technology Integration and Implementation Principles (eTIP) (PI).. A PT3 Catalyst Grant from the U.. $2 M competitive grant, author.. 2000.. Exemplary Technology-supported-schooling Case Studies (co-Director).. $450,000 competitive grant, contributor.. 1999.. Ed-U-Tech: Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Teach with Technology (PI).. A PT3 Implementation Grant from the U.. 4 M competitive grant, author.. 1992, 1994.. Technology Investigation Grant.. $6,000 competitive grant, primary author (1994).. $5,000 competitive grant, contributor (1992).. 1992.. Reform Plan, Park Center High School.. $Block Grant, Osseo Area Schools $25,000 competitive grant, primary author.. Service to the Profession.. Faculty Associate.. , George Lucas Education Foundation, 2004-present.. Member.. , Center for Technology and Teacher Leadership, University of Virginia, 2004-present.. , Technology Advisory Group (TAG), University of Virginia, 2004-present.. , Technology Committee (TeCom), University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2003-2004.. Chair.. , Computer Applications in Education (CAE) SIG for AERA for 2002-2005.. Program Chair.. , Computer Applications in Education (CAE) SIG for AERA 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006.. , Editorial Review Board, Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2000 to present.. , Editorial Review Board, Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 1999 to present.. , Council on Teacher Education (CTE), University of Minnesota, 1998 to 2003.. , Committee on Academic Uses of Technology (CAUT), University of Minnesota, 1997 to 2003.. Co-Chair, Winter quarter, 1998.. Member and Co-Chair.. , Eddy Hall Users Group, University of Minnesota, 1997-98.. , Qualitative Research Conference Planning Committee, University of St.. Paul, Minnesota, 1996-98.. Chair, 1997.. Manuscript reviewer.. : American Educational Research Journal, November 1998; Prentice-Hall, February 1999; Qualitative Inquiry, September, 2000.. Grant reviewer.. FEDERAL.. : Catalyst grant proposals to Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology, U.. Department of Education, February, 2000.. STATE.. : Technology Instructional Transformation through Technology, Minnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning: laptop component, June 1997; early childhood component, November 1997; site-based component, February 1998.. Reviewer of proposals.. : for the 2000 meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Division K and CAE-SIG; for the 1999 meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Divisions A and K; for the 1999 meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Research Paper and Research and Theory divisions.. Discussant.. Student trainers as resource technologists: An alternative approach to technology integration.. Association for Educational Communications and Technology annual meeting, Research Paper Division.. February, 1998 in St.. Louis, Missouri;.. How do you make your Java? A constructivist learning environment in a programming course.. American Educational Research Association annual meeting.. April, 1999 in Montreal, Canada.. Invited Speaker.. October, 2005.. National Science Teachers Association Meeting.. Hartford, Connecticut.. Planning effective technology staff development.. June, 1998.. Principal Leadership Seminar at Technology and Information Education Services (TIES).. Roseville, Minnesota;.. A case study of technology implementation.. June,1998.. Modern, Post-Modern and Non-Modern Approaches to Technology (a graduate level course on technology and leadership), University of St.. December, 2000 Integrating Technology into the Curriculum, McGregor School District; April, 2001 Technology-based Professional Development, Southwest Service Cooperative Technology Mentors.. Consultant.. : Institute for Development of Educational Achievement (I|D|E|A).. June 1992.. Dayton, Ohio;.. Integrating Technology into the Curriculum.. Waterloo School District.. March 1997.. Waterloo, Iowa;.. Planning for Technology Integration.. Northern Trails Area Education Agency.. February 1997.. Clear Lake, Iowa.. Professional Affiliations.. American Educational Research Association (AERA), Divisions A and K.. SIG membership:.. Computer Applications in Education.. International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), SIG membership: Teacher Education.. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE).. References.. Ronald E.. Anderson, Ph.. Professor of Sociology.. University of Minnesota.. 909 Social Sciences Building.. Minneapolis, MN, 55455.. (612) 624-9554 / FAX (612) 624-4586.. E-mail: rea@iea.. soc.. edu.. Robert Kozma, Ph.. Senior Research Scientist.. SRI International.. 333 Ravenswood Ave.. Menlo Park, CA 94025 (650-859-3997) / FAX (650-859-4605).. E-mail: robert.. kozma@sri.. com.. David Gibson, Ph.. Director of Research.. Vermont Institutes.. Dillingham Hall.. 7 West Street.. Montpelier, VT 05602.. (802) 828-0066 / FAX (802) 828-0076.. E-mail: dgibson@vermontinstitutes.. org.. Henry Jay Becker, Ph.. Professor of Education.. University of California-Irvine.. 2001 Berkeley Place Building.. Irvine, CA 92697.. (949) 824-8260 / FAX (949) 824-2965.. E-mail: hjbecker@uci.. Douglas Harris, Ph.. Executive Director.. Vermont Institutes.. (802) 828-0061 / FAX (802) 828-0076.. E-mail: dharris@vermontinstitutes.. org.. Karen R.. Seashore, Ph.. 275 Peik Hall.. Minneapolis, MN 55455.. (612) 626-8971 / FAX (612) 625-3086.. E-mail: klouis@umn.. Sara Dexter© 2003..

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  • Title: Sara Dexter: courses home
    Descriptive info: Courses:.. UVA Courses.. |.. UNLV courses.. Technology Leaders Courses.. Spring 2006 Schedule.. Technology Leadership.. January 24 May 2, Tuesdays, 7:00 9:45 p.. m.. , Approximately half of these class meetings will occur online.. (Schedule #400K9, Section 5).. Technology Integration 1: Facilitating and Supervising Technology Integration.. January 19 February 16; the first class will meet on Thursday, January 19 in Ruffner 227B, from 7:00 9:45 p.. ; remaining class sessions will be online.. (Schedule: #400M9, Section 6).. Technology Integration 2: Envisioning and Evaluating Technology Integration.. February 23 March 23; the first class will meet on Thursday, February 23 in Ruffner 227B, from, 7:00 9:45 p.. (Schedule: #400NA, Section 7).. Technology Implementation 1: Technology Support & Professional Development.. March 30 April 27; the first class will meet on Thursday, March 30 in Ruffner 227B, from 7:00 9:45 p.. (Schedule: #400NB, Section 8).. EDLF 589: Technology Leadership.. This course will examine how school leaders can facilitate and supervise successful technology integration and will help participants identify, use, evaluate and promote appropriate technologies to enhance and support standards-based curriculum leading to high levels of student achievement.. (3 credits).. Syllabus for Fall 2005.. EDLF 589: Technology Integration 1: Facilitating and Supervising Technology Integration.. Technology Integration : Facilitating and Supervising Technology Integration will examine how school leaders can facilitate and supervise successful technology integration and will help participants identify, use, evaluate and promote appropriate technologies to enhance and support standards-based curriculum leading to high levels of student achievement.. This course will help participants.. Facilitate the  ...   integration and will help participants facilitate the shared development by all stakeholders of a vision for technology use in schools.. Facilitate the shared development by all stakeholders of a vision for technology use and widely communicate that vision.. Maintain an inclusive and cohesive process to develop, implement, and monitor a dynamic, long- range, and systemic technology plan to achieve the vision.. Foster and nurture a culture of responsible risk-taking and advocate policies promoting continuous innovation with technology.. Advocate on the state and national levels for policies, programs, and funding opportunities that support implementation of the district technology plan.. Integrate strategic plans and other improvement plans and policies to align efforts and leverage resources.. Use multiple methods to assess and evaluate appropriate uses of technology resources for learning, communication, and productivity.. EDLD 589: Technology Implementation 1: Technology Support Professional Development.. Technology Implementation 1 will examine professional development and technology support systems that lead to high-quality teacher learning environments that support classroom and school uses of technology.. This course will help participants.. Provide for and ensure that faculty and staff take advantage of quality professional learning opportunities for improved learning and teaching with technology.. Assess staff knowledge, skills, and performance in using technology and use results to facilitate quality professional development and to inform personnel decisions.. Employ technology for communication and collaboration among colleagues, staff, parents, students, and the larger community.. Create and participate in learning communities that stimulate, nurture, and support faculty and staff in using technology for improved productivity..

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  • Title: Sara Dexter: Projects and Research
    Descriptive info: Projects and research.. eTIP Cases, 2001-present.. I direct (and am PI) of this PT3 Catalyst grant from the USDE researching and developing online, multimedia, context-rich scenarios with embedded assessments to deepen preservice teachers decision-making skills about integrating and implementing technology.. (See.. info.. Exemplary Technology-supported Schooling Case Studies, 2000-2004.. I co-directed , with Ron Anderson of U of MN, these case studies of eleven U.. K12 schools that employ educational technology to support school reform, innovative teaching practices, and increased student achievement; this project is a part of two international studies.. (see.. http://edtechcases.. ).. SITES Overview PPT.. Tech Cases Overview PPT.. Links to Int'l Studies.. Project Director (PI), Ed-U-Tech, 1999-2003.. I directed (and was PI of) this PT3 Implementation grant from the USDE to improve the preparation  ...   the Project Coordinator for this NSF-funded planning grant (R.. Anderson PI) that developed a research design for studying the nature and combination of prerequisites for effective technology-based exemplary practices in education with an emphasis upon factors that vary cross-nationally.. This study design was subsequently employed in the Exemplary Technology-supported Schooling Case Studies project.. http://education.. edu/carei/sites/.. Teaching, Learning, and Computing (TLC 98), 1998-2000.. I researched the role of technology in instruction for TLC '98, an NSF- and OERI-funded grant (H.. Becker and R.. Anderson co-PIs), by assisting in systematically relating technology to teacher pedagogical beliefs and practices, schoolwide staff development and teacher support systems, and school decision-making organization to reveal what factors are most responsible for affecting how teachers use technology resources.. (See reports 5 6 at..

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  • Title: Sara Dexter: UNLV courses
    Descriptive info: Courses Taught Spring 2004, at UNLV.. ICG 761: Computer -Based Technology and Educational Change.. This course focuses on what school leaders can do to facilitate teachers examination of their beliefs about instruction and the role of technology, as well as critically analyze the school culture, school structures, and policies needed  ...   Computer Uses in Education.. This is a course required of all education students; this section is designed for students seeking licensure at the secondary school level.. This course focuses on learning computer applications that are key for supporting student-centered learning environments, and on developing one's technological imagination about their use..

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  • Title: Sara Dexter EDLF 589
    Descriptive info: UVA-EDLF:589.. UNLV-ICG:761.. UNLV-ICG:234.. Syllabus.. This Week.. Readings.. Assignments.. Blog.. EDLF 589: Leadership for Technology Integration and Implementation.. 3 Cr.. | Fall 2005 | Thursday 7-9:45 p.. | 111 Ruffner.. Dr.. Sara Dexter, Assistant Professor.. Office Hours are by appointment.. Phone/ Voice mail: 924-7131 | E-mail: sdexter@virginia.. Course Description and Objectives.. Effectively integrating and implementing educational technology requires leadership for catalyzing and implementing innovations to teachers instructional beliefs and practices, and the school s culture and organization.. This course will focus on what school leaders (including principals, technology coordinators, and teacher-leaders) can do to facilitate examination of their own and their school community s beliefs about instruction and the  ...   goal is to develop an understanding of leadership skills in the area of technology integration and implementation as it relates to educational change.. The course objectives are for you to know and be able to:.. analyze the relationship of various educational technologies to teacher s beliefs and practices and to local school culture, structures, and policies;.. evaluate the factors critical for successful implementation of educational technology;.. identify and deconstruct the representation of educational technology in a school setting, using the three macro-theoretical viewpoints of modern, post-modern, and non-modern representation; and.. describe and defend a plan for leading a school s technology integration and implementation efforts.. Sara Dexter © 2003..

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  • Title: 761 week two
    Descriptive info: 761.. 234.. 761 week Three - February 2, 2004.. Innovative Pedagogy that is Supported by Technology:.. The Latest Findings From the Around the World.. IEA s Second International study of Technology in Education (SITES) Module 2 (M2).. This international qualitative study of innovative pedagogical practices using ICT (information and communication technologies) involved over 25 countries.. The website provides an overview and a list of participating countries.. The.. final report.. of the IEA SITES M2 study was published by ISTE in 2003.. Reading one:.. The assigned Kozma article.. in JRTE reviews the major findings about teacher, student, and technology practice, roles and outcomes in the SITES M2 project.. You got a paper copy of this in class.. Read it and then make a.. post and reaction.. at.. WebCT.. under the topic Kozma Rdg for 2/4.. Reading two: a case report.. go to.. http://sitesm2.. org/sitesm2_search/.. and choose Advanced Search and then scroll.. *all the way down*.. this page to the heading Project Clusters.. 2.. select any cluster to search for cases in that cluster.. Pick one (not from the U.. or one mentioned in  ...   This project investigated innovative pedagogical practices supported by technology in the United States.. The research procedures for and data collected by this project were coordinated with the IEA M2 study, mentioned above, as well as with the OECD project listed below.. Powerpoint Overview.. http://sdexter.. net/xyz/EdTechCases.. ppt.. OECD ICT and the Quality of Learning.. ICT and the Quality of Learning , is known as the OECD case studies project and was organized by the Center for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) within its work on Schooling for Tomorrow, all within the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development).. This initiative was concerned with the implications that ICT (Information and Computer Technology) has for education and learning and involved many of the 30 OECD member countries.. Final project report and cases from participating countries.. can be accessed.. here.. The final report Quo Vademus? The Transformation of Schooling in a Networked World should return at the top of the list of documents related to this study (including all the case reports);or access this.. pdf file directly.. Reading Reactions.. Assignment details for reading one, Kozma article..

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  • Title: Sara Dexter
    Descriptive info: ICG 761: Computer-Based Technology and Educational Change.. Spring 2004 | Wednesdays 4:15- 6:30 p.. | 119 BDC.. Office Hours: Wednesdays 1:15-3:15 (CEB 324) 3:45- 4:15 (BDC 119); Mondays 3-6:00 342 CEB, or by appointment.. Phone/ Voice mail: 895-1802 E-mail: sdexter@unlv.. nevada.. Effectively integrating and implementing technology requires leadership for catalyzing innovations to teachers instructional beliefs and practices, and the school culture.. This course will focus on what school leaders can do to facilitate teachers examination of their beliefs about instruction and the role of technology, as well as critically analyze the school culture, school structures, and  ...   technology integration and implementation as it relates to educational change.. This will be facilitated by your completing and integrating readings, by assuming and defending positions on issues, and by engaging in open discussion.. Upon completion of this course you will know and be able to:.. identify instructional applications of technology and analyze their relationship to individual teacher s beliefs and practices and to local school culture, structures, and policies;.. determine the factors critical for successful implementation of instructional uses of technology;.. describe and defend a plan for leading technology integration and implementation efforts in your setting..

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  • Title: Sara Dexter
    Descriptive info: ICG 234: Computers in the curriculum.. Spring 2004 | Mondays 7:00- 9:30 p.. | 212 CEB.. Office Hours: Mondays 3-6:00 (342 CEB), 6:30- 7:00 (212 CEB) Wednesdays 1:15-3:15 (CEB 324), or by appointment..

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  • Title: Sara Dexter: EDLF 589 syllabus
    Descriptive info: 589 Syllabus.. (See also links at left).. COURSE RESOURCES.. Web pages:.. Course materials will be available and archived here.. In addition, we will use the course s ToolKit site; login to this course s site at.. http://toolkit.. virginia.. Access class practice exercises in ETIPS at.. http://etips.. Course texts:.. Cuban, L.. (1986).. Teachers and Machines: The Classroom Use of Technology Since 1920.. New York: Teachers College Press.. Additional readings from the web, or printed.. COURSE STRUCTURE:.. Class sessions-.. Class sessions will occur both face-to-face and on-line; activities will include presentations, discussions, and small group work.. Thus, participation is critical to this course.. This class is intended to develop contrasting opinions, stimulate debate, and challenge commonly held beliefs about the role of technology and its leadership.. To achieve these ends students must: complete the assigned readings; discuss issues relating to the readings; and attend class with an open mind.. Attendance.. - Your presence in all class sessions, whether face-to-face or online sessions, is expected.. If you know that you will be unable to attend class or that you will be late, please let me know prior to class.. Please check the class web pages and contact the instructor after any missed class session and before the next class session  ...   aid on this assignment.. The issue of aid sometimes becomes unclear when doing research.. According to the University, plagiarism is presenting another person s work as your own.. Examples of plagiarism include copying another person s paper, restating ideas from a book or article without citing the article as a source, or copying more than seven words from a book or article without quotation marks and a citation of the source of the quotation.. NB: Sometimes the subject matter of classes overlap and an assignment can meet the requirements for more than one class.. If this is the case, standards of academic honesty require that you inform your instructors of your intentions and get approval before pursuing the assignments.. Religious Holidays:.. UVA s policy on religious holidays states When a religious holiday falls during scheduled class time, faculty are expected not to place a student in jeopardy for observing a religious custom.. For example, quizzes affecting the grading of a student's performance should be rescheduled or alternative times be offered.. Please let me know if a religious holiday you observe conflicts with class requirements.. Cellular Phones:.. Cell phones should not be used or even turned on during class unless there is an emergency situation that warrants it..

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  • Title: 589 weekly schedules
    Descriptive info: EDLD 589 weekly Schedule.. Class 1 - August 25, 2005.. read more.. Class introductions, info sheet, overview.. |INTEGRATION|.. Class 2- September 1, 2005.. >>read more.. Ed Tech Integration: Purposes and Possibilities.. Class 3- September 8, 2005 (online).. Ed Tech Integration: Purposes and Possibilities con't.. Class 4- September 15, 2005.. Class 5- September 22, 2005 (online).. >> read more.. Read Case parts 1 and 2 and discuss via Tapped In.. |IMPLEMENTATION|.. Class 6- September 29, 2005.. Ed Tech Implementation: Models and Impact.. Individual and Social Constructional of  ...   8- October 13, 2005.. Cuban's Situationally Constrained Choice.. Class 9- October 20, 2005 (online).. Discuss Case part 3.. |LEADERS' MANAGEMENT|.. Class 10- October 27, 2005.. Ed Tech Leadership: Roles and Responsibilities.. Class 11- November 3, 2005.. >>read more.. Ed Tech Leadership: Roles and Responsibilities con't.. Class 12- November 10, 2005 (online).. Class 13- November 17, 2004.. Discuss Case part 4.. |SYNTHESIS|.. Class 14- December 1, 2004.. Synthesis and.. Case Presentations.. Finals Week, by December 8.. Complete class evaluations, final versions of.. case.. (pts 1-5), and.. synthesis paper..

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