Dr. Wizer earned his doctorate from University of Maryland, College Park in 1991 in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Computer Applications in Education. He has been teaching at Towson since 1997 and now serves as the Educational Technology and Literacy Department Chairperson. Dr. Wizer regularly teaches ISTC 702 Educational Leadership and Technology and ISTC 711 Innovation, Change and Organizational Structures. He also teaches many required courses for the ISTC Master’s program. Dr. Wizer has a broad range of research interests, some of which include: online teaching and learning; technology integration in K-12 and university settings; professional development with technology; and Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Dr. Wizer has presented at both local and national conferences and has authored several articles for publication. Dr. Wizer’s most recent publications include:
Macaulay, L. S. & Wizer, D. (2011, February). Elementary principals as technology leaders. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota, FL.
Stevens, C., & Wizer, D. (2009, March). A study of technology use through a learner-centered series of professional development sessions with classroom teachers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Charleston, SC.
Wizer, D. R., Sadera, W. A., & Banerjee, T. (2005). A faculty mentoring program: Professional development in technology integration. In Integrated Technologies, Innovative Learning: Insights from the PT3 Program, (pp.143-160). Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education.