Three College of Education faculty members were recognized at the Joyner Library/Academic Affairs Faculty Book Author Awards Ceremony on November 6, 2015. The event celebrated the accomplishments of faculty who have contributed to the prestige of East Carolina University and the scholarship of higher education through publication of scholarly books between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. Two faculty members, Dr. Abbie Brown and Dr. Bill Sugar, from the Math, Science and Instructional Technology (MSITE) Department were honored. Dr. Brown is co-author of, Securing Continue reading →
Dr. Bill Sugar and MS Instructional Technology alumnus Rob Moore co-authored an article, “Documenting Current Instructional Design Practices: Towards a Typology of Instructional Designer Activities, Roles, and Collaboration,” which was published in the November 2015 Journal of Applied Instructional Design. The overall goal of Sugar and Moore’s (2015) study was to conduct a yearlong inquiry into an instructional designer’s activities and interactions with his clients. Exclusive focus of this study was on an instructional designer who worked at a large public university in the southeastern region Continue reading →
The Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) held its annual international conference in Indianapolis, IN November 2-7, 2015. The ECU College of Education had a particularly strong presence at the event this year. ECU faculty made over a dozen presentations of their work, and facilitated a multitude of activities including the Pacificorp Instructional Design Competition.
It’s the first Thursday of the month and a new edition of From the TRC is published to highlight an instructional technology resource Joyner Library’s Teaching Resources Center (TRC) has to support the College of Education’s faculty and students. Our first post of the school year highlights a new service in Joyner Library, 3D printing! Do you know how common 3D printers are in North Carolina’s public schools? If it’s not now, it will be soon. NC State’s College of Education is busily working toward equipping every middle school in Continue reading →
This post goes out to all of our 2015 graduates in Mathematics Education, Instructional Technology, and Science Education, as well as the many students in the College of Education whose lives we have touched through our numerous service courses. We are so proud of your accomplishments. Congratulations and best wishes in all of your future endeavors.
Congratulations to Dr. Bill Sugar, a double award winner! The Chancellor and Provost of the university present Dr. Sugar with his awards on the big stage during the Founder’s Day Award Celebration on April 29th, 2015. He was the winner of the 2015 Max Ray Joyner Award for Outstanding Teaching in Distance Education! Additionally, Dr. Sugar was presented with the College of Education’s Scholar-Teacher award. Dr. Patricia Slagter van Tryon, was also recognized as a nominee for both the UNC Board of Governors Distinguished Professor Continue reading →
Congratulations to Dr. William Sugar for being selected as the College of Education’s Scholar-Teacher Award winner. This university award recognizes faculty members who effectively integrate research and creative activity into their teaching. Dr. Sugar has demonstrated excellence in his teaching, has an outstanding record of scholarly work including publications and presentations, and has been able to meld these two accomplishments into his teaching and mentoring at the university. He will be honored on Thurs, March 26th at approximately 2:50 p.m. in the Mendenhall Great Rooms Continue reading →
Dr. Bill Sugar of the Department of Mathematics, Science and Instructional Technology Education (MSITE) has been selected to represent the College of Education for the 2015 Scholar-Teacher Award. The ECU Scholar-Teacher Award recognizes outstanding faculty members who integrate scholarship and teaching. Each year the colleges in Academic Affairs and colleges and schools in Health Sciences recognize one or more scholar-teacher(s), based on the number of faculty in the unit. During the symposium, each scholar-teacher provides a succinct presentation (approximately 15 minutes) concerning his/her integration of Continue reading →
Recently, the Joyner Library made a new addition specifically to benefit the College of Education. Dan Zuberbier was hired as the Education and Instructional Technologies Librarian in the Teaching Resource Center. Like many academic librarians, Dan Zuberbier didn’t follow a straight path to the profession. While finishing his B.A. in History at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, he was an assistant baseball coach at Edgewood College, a small private college down the street from the UW. “Baseball had been the center of my life Continue reading →
Congratulations, MS-IT and Distance Learning and Administration certificate program alumnus Michael Dixon! Michael just accepted a new position with the University of Richmond as their Assistant Director of Teaching, Learning, and Technology.