Caleb Clark, Chair and Academic Advisor: Educational Technology MAT
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Graduate courses in EdTech program: Web Design and Media Production, Instructional Design, Technology for Teachers
Undergraduate: You Online: Manage your online presence and create a public portfolio, resume and bio.
Caleb's interests include: eportfolios, online media production for teachers, physical computing, citizen journalism, and humanizing technology. Caleb's passion for Internet technology and media began when he joined the dot com revolution in San Francisco in the mid-1990s. He went on to work in educational technology in corportate (Netscape, Maxis), K-12 (High Tech High) and higher education (SDSU, NYU, Antioch) organizations before settling down at Marlboro College in 2008. Caleb regularly presents at conferences and publishes.
Caleb's work also encompasses academic technology support for Marlboro's graduate school faculty, as well as technology integration consulting work for Putney Central Middle School. He is the higher education representative on the board of VITA-Learn, the ISTE affiliate in Vermont.
Caleb has an Master of Professional Studies from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, a Masters of Arts in Educational Technology from San Diego State University, and a Bachelor of Arts is from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
- Work: Instructor also at Bennington College and Community College of Vermont
- Class: Tech4Educators
Lisa is a 28-year veteran public school art and technology teacher who fell in love with technology when it first slipped into her art room in the 1980s. She currently teaches art and technology courses for Virtual High School and Community College of VT online, as well as face-to-face courses for Bennington College’s MATSL (second language) program. She’s a working artist and Web designer.
She holds a BA is from the University of Montana in art and education and an MAT from the Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies Program.
- Work: Coordinator of Academic Services – Center for Online Learning, Community College of Vermont
- Class: Managing Change
Karen has been an educator for over 20 years, working at the pre-school through college levels. At the Community College of Vermont (CCV) she provides advising to students and administrative support for online faculty in the areas of art, art history, computer, and music. She was a member of the Project 2011 team at CCV which assisted the transition to a new content management and learning management system at the Vermont State Colleges. As a CCV instructor Karen teaches sociology, art, and Introduction to Online Teaching. For the Johnson State College EDP program she has taught Culture & Personality and Cultural Change in the Modern World.
Karen holds a BA in art, history, and sociology from Vermont College of Union Institute and University, an MAT from the Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies Program, and an EdS from Nova Southeastern University in Computing Technology in Education. She is currently a doctoral candidate, honing a dissertation idea in design and development research. Karen is on the Executive Board of the Vermont Women in Higher Education where she holds the position of Digital Media Coordinator.
- Work: Smith College Eductional Technology Services, Assistant Director of Educational Technology
- Class: Facilitating Online Learning
Joanne (Jo) Cannon helps support the online presence of over 400 classes at Smith College. She is also an active memeber of the Moodle open source development community. She has been working in the field of educational technology for over 20 years. She earned her M.Ed in instructional technology from UMASS Amherst and is currently assistant director of educational technology at Smith College. Over the years she has worked with colleagues in a variety of fields to create educational multimedia applications, many of which are still in use. She has taught programming, digital media and education courses at many levels.
- Work: Assistant Professor, Head of Research & Education at Providence College, Phillips Memorial Library
- Class: Digital Research Technologies
While studying at UMASS Amherst, Julie developed an interest in film studies, production and audiovisual collections and graduated with a BA in comparative literature and a concentration in film studies. Julie worked at Brown University Media Services as their technical coordinator while completing her Master’s in Library and Information Studies at Simmons College. After finishing her MLIS in 2005, Julie became Digital Media/Film Studies Reference Librarian at Boston College. At BC, she worked closely with instructional designers to bring multimedia content into faculty course sites and to create interesting web deliverables and physical audiovisual collections for the BC community. In 2010, Julie left Boston College for the position of Assistant Professor and Commons Librarian, Head of Education & Research at Providence College's Phillips Memorial Library, where she currently coordinates instructional and educational opportunities between the library and campus community.
Julie teaches Digital Research Technologies, where she is able to bring many of her interests together, Web video, Web 2.0 tools for teaching and learning, the evolution of online library collections, and open source publication. Her goal is to teach Marlboro College graduate students how to be effective/active online researchers and writers, how to evaluate online resources, and also to provide a set of free or open source web resources.
- Learning with Lucie
- Technology Integration Specialist for the St. Albans City School
- Director of Tech Savvy Girls and Tech Savvy Kids
- Classes: Online Collaborative Tools, Transforming Learning with Mobile Devices, Making Mobile Media for Educators.
Lucie explores how to use emerging technology for teaching and learning. She has over 20 years experience in consulting on technology and education. She is a Google Certified Teacher and Google Apps Certified Trainer. Lucie teaches graduate courses at St. Michael's College and is the winner of the 2009 Frank Watson VITA-Learn EdTech Award. Lucie received her Masters of Science in Internet Engineering from the Graduate School in 2000, and her Bachelors of Arts in Secondary Education and Social Studies from the State University of New New York at Oswego where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She regularly presents at conferences and publishes articles.
- Work: Academic Learning Technologist, Suffolk University Sawyer Business School, Boston
- Classes: MAT613/MSM608: Planning for Change/Change Management
Elena has more than 30 years in experience in pedagogy, training, education, and computer technology that encompass settings including higher education, private business and industry and the nonprofit world. She holds an M.Ed in Educational Media from Boston University, a MS in Health Science from Springfield College, and an MAT from the Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies Program.
As the Academic Learning Technologist at Suffolk University in downtown Boston, Elena is fighting the good fight to facilitate faculty integrating technology into their teaching… “how do you spell change management?”
Prior to Suffolk, Elena was President and owner of SparkFireLearning, an instructional design and elearning consulting company. Among her gigs was her “cash cow”: Elena worked at the Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies Center for a number of years in various positions including senior instructor, instructional designer, and finally the Director of the MAT program.
- Work: Law Librarian at the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
- Classes: Legal and Ethical Issues for Educators.
Chuck recently moved from Thetford, Vermont to the Washington, DC to work as a research librarian for the United States Senate Judiciary Committee. His prior experience includes working as an attorney, teaching legal research at the Vermont Law School, and teaching computer applications courses at the high school level in Orford, New Hampshire. His experience as an attorney and a teacher provides the basis for his teaching style which he describes as devising collaborative, student-centered, experiential exercises. During the last two years he has integrated classes in Second Life into his courses at MCGS.
Chuck received his JD from the University of Baltimore School of Law and a BA in psychology from the University of Maryland.
Sapna Prasad, Ph.D.
- Research and Educational Specialist, and faculty, at Landmark College Institute for Research and Training
- Class: Assistive Technology and Universal Design.
Dr. Prasad earned her doctorate in Cognitive Psychology from Rutgers University. She is currently Principal Investigator of grants funded by the AT&T Foundation and the NSF Alliance for Access to Computing Careers aimed at increasing the participation of students with disabilities in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math). Sapna also trains educators on topics including the neuroscience of learning and Universal Design for Instruction. Prior to joining LCIRT, Sapna conducted research investigating the visual perceptions of self-other actions and the impact of autism, inner-ear infections and parental interactions on cognitive development.
- Class: Technology Transformation through the Common Core
David has been integrating technology into education for over twenty-five years as an elementary and middle school teacher and principal. He also teaches college level courses in technology and instructional methods as well as writes and presents on these topics at the regional and national level. As a board member of Vermont's ISTE affiliate Vita-Learn, David has advocated for the transformation of education through the use of technology at the local and state level. His interests include: online learning, empowering student voice with blogging and online media, and supporting teachers in the work they do. David has a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Castleton State College in Vermont and a BA in History and Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont.
Lisa Whalen’s career in web design led her down the path of teaching and instructional design. She is currently the only eLearning Specialist in a medical device company of over 10,000 employees. Her expertise is in Instructional Design developed for multiple platforms and learning styles. She explores new ways to make digital learning fun and interactive. She has taught both online and face-to-face classes in a private college in Rhode Island. After finishing her master’s degrees, she continued to develop a learn-to-read system integrating usability design that will be available on the market within the year.
Lisa holds an AS in Multimedia & Web Design, a BS in Software Engineering from New England Institute of Technology in Rhode Island, and two Masters degrees (Web development and EdTech) from the Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies Program.
- Work: Absolute Computing Solutions
- Class: Educational Technology and Teaching and Games and Simulations.
Jane Wilde is a self-proclaimed computer geek. She thoroughly enjoys technology and loves to teach people how to use it. Having the rare combination of technical skills and the ability to speak English (rather than computer-ese), she can show you how to engage your students and enrich your curriculum with computers, the internet, and multimedia materials. Having begun her teaching career in special education, Jane enjoys working with even the most computer challenged student.
A twenty-five year veteran educator, Jane has taught at every grade level from kindergarten to graduate school. She is the owner of two consulting businesses. Through Absolute Computing Solutions, she offers teacher training and technology support to K–12 schools. Through Absolutely Virtual, Jane trains and consults on the use of virtual environments for education and business. She is a doctoral student at the University at Albany in the field of instructional technology.
Jane is delighted to offer a course for educators within the virtual world Second Life. In this course you will meet ‘virtual educators,’ read the ‘virtual research,’ and explore, create and evaluate the instructional potential of virtual classrooms in your teaching.
If you are already a resident of Second Life, don’t hesitate to drop Jane’s avatar, Esme Qunhua, an IM.
- A 30-credit Master of Arts in Teaching with Technology (MAT)
- A 4-course Certificate in Instructional Technology
- Vermont State Educational Technology Specialist (ETS #42) Endorsement Courses.
- Professional development through our Continuing Education Program (CEP).