Since 1997 David Wizer has been a faculty member at Towson University in the Instructional
Technology Program within the College of Education, promoted to Professor in 2006.
Dr. Wizer was a co-developer of the Department of Special Education and the Ed. D.
Program in Instructional Technology at Towson University. Six Ed. D. students including
C. Stevens, L. Macaulay, M. Rothbard, P. McAteer, W. Barnard and M. Fuller have completed
their doctoral research program under his guidance. Since 2006, Dr. Wizer has served
as the chair of the Department of Educational Technology and Literacy, formerly named
the Department of Reading, Special Education, & Instructional Technology.
Previously, Dr. Wizer held faculty positions as an Assistant Professor at the George
Washington University and the Johns Hopkins University and at the University of Maryland,
College Park, as a Faculty Research Assistant.
Martinez-Alba, G., Wizer, D., Cruzado-Guerrero, J., McNary, S., Huggins, S., & Mogge,
S. (2016). A duck, is a duck, is a duck: Roles of reading specialists today. Literacy Issues and Practices, 20(1), 5 – 22.
Robinson, D. E., & Wizer, D. R. (2016). Universal Design for Learning and the Quality
Matters Guidelines for the design and implementation of online learning events. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 12(1), 118-134.
Wizer, D. R. (2014). Beliefs of district administrators regarding student technology use. International
Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning . 9, (1), 81-95.
Wizer, D. R. (2013). Beliefs of district administrators regarding student technology
use. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 9, (1), 81-95. Available online at http://sicet.org/journals/ijttl/issue1301/5_wizer.pdf.
School of Emerging Technology, College representative 2011-present
Academic Computing and Technology, Advisory committee 2010- present
Grants & Contracts
Wizer, D., Bourdess, S., Jones, P., Liu, L., Robinson, P., Ryan., P., Sadera, W.,
& Wood, C. (2001). Grant award of $1,050,000 for 3 years by the US Dept. of Education
for Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology Program.
Wizer, D., Jones, P., Hinkle, D. & Dabbagh, N. with the Johns Hopkins University (1999).
Maryland Technology Academy. Grant award of $400,000 per year for 4.5 years from the
Maryland State Department of Education.