is a Doctoral student in Math Education at N.C. State. She received
a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina
A & T State University in 1989, and a Master of Science in Mathematics
Education from North Carolina A & T State University in 2000. Katrina
has taught both elementary and High School math courses, and is
currently working with Dr. Berenson in the Center for Research for
Mathematics and Science Education as a Research Assistant. Her research
interests include using technology in the classroom.
Lee Carroll is a second year graduate student in the department
of Math, Science, and Technology Education. He is pursuing a Masters
of Science in Technology Education with a Concentration in Graphic
Communications and a Minor in Art and Design. During Lee's undergraduate,
he received a varsity letter in wrestling four times and received
the Garland Kermitt Hilliard, Jr. Award for outstanding achievement
in the Graphic Communications Major and evidence of potential leadership
in the field of Graphic Science. Prior to entering graduate school,
Lee worked as a Designer, Animator, Technical Writer, and Consultant
while completing his degree. Lee is most notable in the College
of Education for an animation of the Research and Development Center
at the new Centennial Magnet Middle School. Currently Lee is working
for the Center for Learning Technologies in the College of Education.
His duties include writing tutorials, video editing, web page design,
animation, and technical support. Outside of the Center for Learning
Technologies, Lee maintains online courses for the Department of
Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education and works
as a consultant with Autodesk.
Savage is an NSF Graduate Research Trainee in the Instructional
Technology for Science Education program (InSTEP). She is a Ph.D.
student in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism at NC State, with
specialization in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). She is interested
in the application of GIS to environmental education, and
the effective use of maps and charts for communicating spatial information.
She has worked in the computer industry in a variety of positions
before coming to NC State as a graduate student: Computer-Based
Training Developer, Human Factors Engineer, and Programmer.
Prudence Cuper is a first-year doctoral student in Curriculum
and Instruction specializing in literacy instruction and instructional
technology. Pru has recently been awarded a Kenan Fellowship for her
doctoral work on Literacy Junction, a literacy web site being funded
by grants from Bell South and the Kenan Institute. Literacy Junction
will offer unique, technology-enhanced learning experiences for teachers
and students and will serve as a sister site to NC State's highly-successful
Science Junction. Pru previously taught middle school reading/language
arts classes in New Jersey, where she received the New Jersey Partners
in Education Outstanding Teacher Award, 1994-96, and the New Jersey
Governor's Teacher Award for 1998.
Rita Hagevik is a second-year doctoral student in Science
Education and Forestry at NC State University. She received her
Masters degree in Science Education with a concentration in Environmental
Science from NC State University and BS in Biology from Meredith
College. Her certification areas include K-12, Science and AG. She
has worked as an elementary school and middle school science teacher
for 10 years. Her research interests include the use of Geographic
Information Systems in Education and the teaching of thinking in
schools. Her goal is to pursue a career in academics that will include
research and writing in the area of science and technology education.
Most recently, she is working with NCSU and the NC Department of
Public Instruction as a Coach 2 Coach Teacher-in-Residence.
is a first year doctoral assistant in the department of Curriculum
and Instruction at North Carolina State University. She received
a Master of Education Degree in Instructional Technology at NCSU
and is currently focusing her PhD research on the methods of integrating
technology and teacher training in education. Judy's experiences
include teaching technology and integration in both public schools
and higher education, designing web pages for commercial and educational
organizations, and consulting in the area of technology integration.
Angelia Reid is a second year doctoral student, majoring in
Science Education. She has a BS degree in biology and a M. Ed. degree
in Science Education from East Carolina University. She has taught
various science courses at the high school level. Her research interest
includes improving the use of technology in science classrooms at
all educational levels, increasing its influence on the success
of minorities, and the role of science education in community colleges.
She is currently working on a project to improve use of technology
in middle school science and math classes.
is a third year Masters student in Psychology focusing on industrial
and organizational psychology. He earned a BS degree in Psychology
from Appalachian State University. Jason works on web design for
the College of Education for NC State, and he is also the head teaching
assistant for the Learning Technologies Resource Center. Jason's
research interests include work-related measurement and analysis
pertaining to O*NET (An Online Occupational Information Network).
graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 1996 with an all-science
teaching degree and a coaching minor. He moved to Pana, Illinois
and taught chemistry, advanced chemistry and physics for five years.
He was also the girls golf coach and freshman boy's basketball coach.
While in Illinois David received his Masters in Education with an
emphasis in Physical Science from Eastern Illinois University in
1999. He started on his PhD here at NCSU full time this past fall,
2001. He is interested in technology and science education, especially
the delivery of science content via the web to high school students.
Beth Snoke is a first year
Masters student in Instructional Technology. She earned a BS in
Physics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Beth
has taught high school physics and currently works as student program
coordinator and web master for The Science House. Her interests
include technology integration in science and mathematics education.
Karen Creech is a fourth
year Masters student in Curriculum and Instruction at NCSU. She received
a BS in Elementary Education from Atlantic Christian College in 1977.
Karen taught elementary school in the Nash/Rocky Mount School System
for eight years. She is currently working with the North Carolina
Department of Public Instruction as an Educator-on-Loan in the Instructional
Technology Division and provides WebQuest training opportunities across
the state. Karen also received the Carolina On-Line Teacher (COLT)
certification from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Education through its LEARN North Carolina program for achieving
advanced competencies in Internet-based online teaching methodologies
Rowlan a first-year doctoral student in Applied
Mathematics. Her BS is in Business Administration with a
mathematics minor from Univ of Kansas. One of her master's
degrees is in Public Administration (also from KU) and the
other in Mathematics & Statistics (from Wichita State
Univ). Celia has been teaching developmental mathematics since
'93. Her research interests are the neurocognitive link to
learning mathematics and coding and graph theories.
Presently she is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the mathematics
department at NCSU and is teaching developmental math and algebra
I for Durham Tech as online courses.
R. Gerler Professor,
Department of Educational Research, Leadership, and Counselor Education
for School Services, College of Education and Psychology
Director, Center for Learning Technologies, College of Education and