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Kathryn Dirkin, PH.D.

  • ​Education
  • Ph.D. in Educational Technology/Educational Psychology, 2008, Michigan State University
  • Program Areas
  • Educational Leadership
  • Early Childhood Development and Learning
  • Teacher Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Courses Taught
  • EDU 842 - Mobile Learning
    EDU 814 - Differentiated Instruction in Online Learning
    EDU 709 - Innovative Uses of Technology
    EDU 708 - Distance Education
    EDU 707 - Issues in Educational Technology
    EDU 660 - Methods of Educational Research
    EDU 653 - Read/Write Web
    EDU 643 - Instructional Design
    EDU 642 - Multimedia
    EDU 590 - Advanced Technology in Education
    EDU - 566 - Independent Study
    EDU 343 - Social Studies Methods in Education
    EDU 280 - Education of Children
    EDU 290 - Technology in Education
  • Research Interests
  • Integrating technology for systemic change. The role of an instructor’s pedagogical beliefs and values in online teaching. Helping faculty integrate technology in methods courses and using authentic and collaborative projects in an educational technology course.
  • ​​​Publications
  • Dirkin, K., Roberts, S. & Plevinski, J. (2017). Powerful Voices: Podcasts, History, & Social Justice. In P. Resta & S. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2179-2184). Austin, TX, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).Retrieved August 28, 2017 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/177510/ .
  • Dirkin, K. & VanDeusen MacLeod, E. (2015). Collaborative Experiences for Preservice Teachers in Authentic Activities. In D. Rutledge & D. Slykhuis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2015-Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3127-3132). Las Vegas, NV, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).Retrieved August 28, 2017 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/150437/.
  • Dirkin, K. (2013). Grounding online course design in Bloom’s revised taxonomy. In Jan Herrington et al. Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2013,(pp. 176-178). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Dirkin, K. H., & Francis, R. W. (Spring 2013). Supervising outside the textbox. The Field Experience Journal, 11(1). 
  • Dirkin, K. (2012), Teaching with technology in authentic contexts. The Scanner. 3(2), 22-23. Yadav, A., Phillips, M. M., Lundeberg, M. A., Koehler, M. J., Hilden, K., & Dirkin, K. H. (2011). If a picture is worth a thousand words is video worth a million? Differences in affective and cognitive processing of video and text cases. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 23(1), 15-37. 
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