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Best Travel South Africa --- visiting Kruger National Park and seeing all the animals close up
Favorite Dish California-style Mexican food
Something about Ana-Paula Correia Presenter: Wei Wang Honolulu, Hawaii (Oct. 1999) Ames, Iowa (ISU) Dry codfish with boiled potatoes and creamy white sauce Braga, Portugal Computer-supported collaborative learning/Design of educational environments
Dream Job: instructional designer Presenter: Ana Correia About Wei Wang Hometown: Kaohsiung City, Taiwan Ms in Curriculum and Instructional Technology. Currently applying for the PhD program. Research interests: integrated technology into literacy education and instructional design Best trip: Southern Africa Favorite Dish: Sashimi and Pearl Milk Tea.
Presented By: Daniel Tillman Name: Evrim Baran Hometown: Izmir, Turkey Graduate Program: PhD in Curriculum and Instructional Technology (Co-major in HCI) Research Interests: TPACK (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge), facilitation in online learning environments, usability Dream Job: Seashell Collector Best Travel: 2004 Olympics in Athens Favorite Dish: Brazilian Coconut Shrimp
Name: Daniel Tilman Hometown: Silver Spring, MD Graduate Program: PhD in IT at UVA Research Interests: WEB 2.0, dynamic media, multiple representations, cognitive change theory Dream Job: Tenured professor at R1 Best Travel: 2 years in Israel Favorite Dish: Sushi Presented By: Evrim Baran
Laurie Douglas Frye as introduced by Evrim Baran Hometown: Urbanna, Virginia Graduate Program: Instructional Technology Research Interests: Digital media, instructional design, media literacy, digital storytelling, gender and technology Dream Job: Instructional Technology college professor in Virginia, Colorado or northern New Mexico Best Travel: Tie between backpacking Europe (esp. Cinque Terre, Italy) and going on safari in Kenya and Tanzania Favorite Dish: Sushi, bivalves, eggplant parmesan
Name : Yasemin Demiraslan
Hometown : Ankara, Turkiye Graduate Program and Research Area : Curriculum & Instructional Technology (major), Human-Computer Interaction (co-major).
Interests : Working memory capacity, attention, and decision making in online learning environments Dream job : Being an owner of a famous instructional design company after serving as a faculty in a university Best travel : Last summer to Tampa, Florida. Favorite dish : Vegetarian stuffed peppers
Hometown: Huntingdon, PA Department/research interest: Instructional Technology Interested in middle school reading & writing Dream job: Teaching teachers to effectively use technology to teach humanities Best travel: Peru is fantastic Favorite dish: Thai red curry ERIC YODER
CIT - Interested in the use of technology by pre-service teachers, how in-service teachers feel technology rich courses prepared for their field
Tech integration specialist for a district
Anywhere with family, most recently Disney World
Chicken and dumplings
Introducing Jennifer Redd… She likes to run. … from frigid Newington, Connecticut… Hey, I’m just giving her a head start! Eric Yoder, far in the distance, closely examining the recent contents of his stomach.
PEER INTRODUCTION Name : ITI NORIDAH ALI (SITI) Country : MALAYSIA (Kuala Lumpur) Major : Curriculum and Instruction (Instructional Technology) Favaourite Dish : Malay Food and Thai Food Dream Job : Educator (Dream come true) S RESEARCH AREA Interested in Web Based Learning system. How Web Based Learning object can improve higher order thinking skills (HOTs) among higher education students. BEST TRAVEL Family trip to Australia in the year of 2004. Spent 4 days in Sydney for shopping and site- seeing and at the same time spending valuable time with family. Presenter : Farah Dina Yusop
M.S. Instructional Technology - Duquesne University, 2006
Enjoys long distance running and is currently training for 5k/10k races
Founded the Charlottesville Pharaoh Hounds in 2008
Currently trains with the Ragged Mountain Racing Team
Dave Braet as introduced by Pat McGuire Hometown : Calamus, IA (near Quad Cities) Graduate Program : Curriculum and Instructional Technology Dream Job : Entrepreneur (Instructional Design Company) Best Travel : Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (Went last summer and it was amazing!) Favorite Dish : Due to lack of funds as a graduate student Dave regularly enjoys Papa Johns Pizza (w/ canadian bacon and pineapple)
Li-Shan Tao (Eva)
In Thailand My Favorites
Presenter: Li-Shan Eva Tao About Karly Wortmann
Hometown: Bloomfield, IA (the location of my upcoming wedding)
Program and Research: CIT; online/distance education and instructional design of online components
Dream Job right now: Instructional Design Consultant
Best Travel: All the places she went on a whim that include nature and exciting new discoveries - Hiking in Hawaii; Climbing Devils Tower; Backpacking in the Grand Canyon; Scuba off of Cancun in Isla Mujeres; Weekend trip to Niagra Falls... etc.
Favorite Dish: Most anything made with fresh fruits and vegetables from my own garden!
Turkan Karakus PhD Candidate - Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology (CEIT) Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, TURKEY [email_address] www.metu.edu.tr/~karakus Visiting Scholar at Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching – 12 Months beginning January 2009
Major Research areas
Learning by designing (multimedia, game, training novice instructional designers)
Game like learning environments (design, interaction, preferences)
Human computer interaction (usability, cognitive issues)
Distance education (preferences, design)
Favorite food: “kisir” and “yaprak sarma”)
Favorite vacation: Trip to Florida
Computer games developer
Name: Kajal Shah Hometown: Calcutta, India. Graduate Program: M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instructional Technology. Research Area: 3D simulations and gaming in education. Dream job : One where I am paid to play computer games all day!! Best travel: Yellowstone Park, USA. Favorite dish: Paani-Puri
Much loved by her other brothers and sisters – because her name means ‘a good sibling’.
Her full name is Ezinwanne Nlenanya
She is from Ututu, Nigeria , where she
spoke the Ibo language .
Came to Ames in March,2007.
Graduate student in CIT : 1 st Semester
Dream Job: Professor or Consultant
Favorite Dish: Garri & Oha soup , made from Cassava , also known as Yuca orTapioca .
Presenter: Kajal Shah - About: Ezinwanne
Best Travel: A weekend in Madison, WI with her husband for a conference. While he was in meetings, she had fun visiting campus downtown and state capital.
https:// sites.google.com/site/ fdyusop/Home Love to travel with family Farrah Dina Yusop Research: Instructional Design, Service-learning, Civic-minded professionals, Social justice in education Full-time job: Wife & Mother of 2 PhD candidate in CIT; co-major in Human Computer Interaction Originally from Malaysia Love Malaysian food
Name : Jaeho Choi Hometown : Pusan, South Korea Graduate Program : Instructional Technology Research Area : Automated essay scoring programs as formative assessment tools in L2 writing. Dream Job : Faculty in academic institute. Researcher or regional director at NGO, such as UNESCO Best Travel : NewYork City Favorite Dish : Cream souse spaghetti
Let me introduce my peer ….. Seminar between ISU & UVA Jaeho Choi/UVA
Usak, a small town in the west of Turkey
Graduate Program and Research Area
2nd year PhD student in Curriuclum and Instructional Technology and going for a minor in Applied Linguistics and Technology.
She is interested in problem-based learning, technology integration in language teacher education, CALL.
Dream Job: A faculty position. She wants to go back home eventually.
Best Travel: Her best travel was to NewYork Area. This summer, she had a short trip to New York with her husband and her friend. They got to see NYC, Albany, Boston, and Niagara Falls. That was awesome.