Faculty Research

Dr. Jeff Kenton

Jeff Kenton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Educational Technology and Literacy

Blummer, B. & Kenton, J. (2014). Academic librarians’ use of Web 2.0 tools and new media to promote students’ information literacy skills, In Information Literacy: Educational Practices, Emerging Technologies and Student Learning Outcomes. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.Blummer, B. & Kenton, J. (2014). Improving student information search: A metacognitive approach. Oxford UK: Chandos Information Professionals Series.

Blummer, B. & Kenton, J. (Under Review). Are teacher education programs providing graduates with 21st Century skills? A literature review from 2003 to 2014. Teacher Education and Practice.

Blummer, B. & Kenton, J. (2014). Information fluency initiatives in academic libraries: A literature review. Journal of Information Fluency(3)1, 3-20.

Blummer, B. & Kenton, J. (2014). Reducing patron information overload in academic libraries. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 21 (2), 115-135. (Also a Featured Article in the July/August 2014 issue of Informed Librarian Online

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Dr. Qing Li

Qing Li, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Educational Technology and Literacy

Li, Q., Vandermeiden, E., Lemieux, C. & Nathoo, S. (accepted). Secondary students learning mathematics through digital game building: A study of the effects and students’ perceptions. International Journal of Technology and Mathematics Education.

Li, Q., Wang, Z., & Pustaka, A. (in press). Mobile technology and cyberbullying. . In Y. Zhen (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behavior (Vol. II.), (pp. 715-728). PA: Hershey: IGI Global Publisher.

Liu, X. & Li, Q. (in press). Digital mobile games in education . In Y. Zhen (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behavior (Vol. I.), (pp. 474-485). PA: Hershey: IGI Global Publisher.

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Scot McNary, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Educational Technology and Literacy

Haverback, H. & McNary, SW. (submitted) An investigation of 21st century preservice teachers' reading time, self-efficacy, and habits.

Pitcher, S, Albright, L & McNary, SW. (in press). The Adolescent Motivation to Read Survey: Revised.   Reading Psychology.

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Dr. William Sadera

William Sadera, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Educational Technology and Literacy

Berquist, E. & Sadera, W. (2015). An examination of teachers' and administrators' conceptions about UDL:  Considerations for applying conceptual change based professional   development.  In Gardener, E. (Ed.), Implementing Universal Design for Learning:  Selected Papers from the 2014 UDL -IRN Summit.  Lawrence, KS:  The Universal Design for Learning Implementation and Research Network.

Frazier, L. & Sadera, W. (2015). Distance education in teacher education: A national study. International Journal of Technology in Teacher Education, 9 (2), 280- 287.

Gould, K. & Sadera, W. (2015). Evaluation of health profession student attitudes toward an online nutrition education problem-based learning module. International Journal of E-Learning, 14(2), 181-198.

Gould, K., Sadera, W. & McNary, S. (2015). Comparing changes in content knowledge between online problem based learning and traditional instruction in undergraduate health professional students. MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 11 (1), 74- 86.

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Dr. Liyan Song

Liyan Song, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Educational Technology and Literacy

Cavanaugh, A., & Song, L. (2015). Audio and written comments in an online undergraduate composition class: Student and instructor approaches and preferences. American Journal of Distance Education, 29(4).

Elmendorf, D., & Song, L. (2015). Developing indicators for a classroom observation tool on pedagogy and technology integration: A Delphi Study. Computers in the Schools, 32(1),1-19, DOI:10.1080/07380569.2014.967620

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Dr. Sarah Lohnes Watulak

Sarah Lohnes Watulak, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Educational Technology and Literacy

Lohnes Watulak, S. (in press). Reflection in action: Using inquiry groups to explore critical digital literacy with pre-service teachers. Educational Action Research. doi:   10.1080/09650792.2015.1106957

Lohnes Watulak, S., Laster, B. P., & Liu, X. (2015). The new digital divide: Challenges and opportunities for using technology to develop 21st century literacies in urban schools. In N. Shelton & B. Altwerger (Eds.), Literacy policies and practices in conflict: Reclaiming classrooms in networked times. New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Lohnes Watulak, S. (2015). Redefining literacy in a networked world. In N. Shelton & B. Altwerger (Eds.), Literacy policies and practices in conflict: Reclaiming classrooms in networked networked times. New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

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Dr. David Wizer

David Wizer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Educational Technology and Literacy

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. 

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