News from the IDD&E Faculty (Spring 2017)

 We have been running a Monday morning research session for the last two semesters with doctoral students who are working on their research apprenticeships (RAP). Each includes conducting field research in online environments. One is studying asynchronous online discussions, one studying Spanish language learning in online community college courses,...

Happy New Year!

Welcome to a new year – 2017! Over the last couple of years the University, School of Education, and IDD&E have been going through a world wind of changes. We see it in our built surroundings, procedures and processes, and personnel. IDD&E remains very strong in its foci, practices,...

Dr. Tiffany A Koszalka

At a recent Terra Foundation Educational Technology Conference Dr. Tiffany A Koszalka gave an invited presentation about RIDLR and its potential application to STEM education. At the beginning of the session participants (primarily K-12 teachers and administrators from central NY) were prompted to explore seemingly unrelated objects, determining how...

Dr. Jing Lei

Dr. Lei will be the interim chair in IDD&E department in January-June 2017. In 2016 AECT conferences, Dr. Lei with her research team presented five papers. Following a media framework suggested by Bruce and Levin (1997) and Dewey’s (1943) four natural impulses of learning, the first paper introduces the...

Dr. Nick Lee Smith

Dr. Smith had new publications: Smith, N. L. Disciplinary research on evaluation. 2015 Distinguished Scholar Award presentation, presented at the annual meeting of the Research on Evaluation Special Interest Group, American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC, April, 2016. Smith, N. L., & Yarnall, L. Conducting Effective External Research on...