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Implementing Tablet Pcs In A Distance Learning Environment

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2010 Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Louisville, Kentucky

Publication Date

June 20, 2010

Start Date

June 20, 2010

End Date

June 23, 2010

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Technology-Enhanced Learning

Tagged Division

Continuing Professional Development

Page Count

14

Page Numbers

15.687.1 - 15.687.14

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https://peer.asee.org/16574

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23

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Glenda Scales Virginia Tech

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Dr. Glenda R. Scales serves as both Associate Dean for International Programs and Information Technology and Director of the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program (CGEP) in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech. Dr. Scales also provides leadership for international programs, research computing and academic computing within the College of Engineering. She holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Instructional Technology from Virginia Tech, an M.S. in Applied Behavioral Science from Johns Hopkins and a B.S. in Computer Science from Old Dominion University.

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Sharon Caraballo George Mason University

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Dr. Sharon A. Caraballo is Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Applied Information Technology in George Mason University’s Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering. Her responsibilities include overseeing the school’s distance education efforts as well as teaching online, and she developed and taught the school’s first asynchronous online course. She is Mason’s Director for the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program and currently serves as state chair of CGEP. Dr. Caraballo received her Ph.D. and Sc.M. degrees in computer science from Brown University, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Higher Education at Drexel University.

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James Groves University of Virginia

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James Groves is an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Research and Outreach in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia. Dean Groves earned his Masters Degree in 1992 and then a Ph.D. from UVA in Materials Science and Engineering in 1998. Since 2002 Groves has been the director of distance education in UVA’s engineering school. He currently oversees UVA’s undergraduate engineering distance education program (Engineers PRODUCED in Virginia) and the university’s participation in the cooperative graduate engineering distance education program of Virginia - the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program.

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Rosalyn Hobson Virginia Commonwealth University

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Dr. Rosalyn S. Hobson is the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia where she joined the faculty in 1996. She also serves as the Director of the VCU - University of KwaZulu Natal International Partnership. She received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia. She served as a Science and Technology Diplomacy Fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) as a Higher Education Science and Technology Specialist and provides leadership for the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program.

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Linda Vahala Old Dominion University

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Dr. Linda Vahala is currently the Associate Dean in the Batten College of Engineering and Technology at Old Dominion University. She is an Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Her research areas include electromagnetics, wireless communication in aircraft, and quantum computing. This research is funded by the Department of Energy, NASA, and the Airforce. Additionally Dr. Vahala serves as the Director of the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program at ODU.

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Catherine Amelink Virginia Tech

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Dr. Amelink’s provides leadership for assessment in the area of distance learning and has a shared appointment with Virginia Tech’s Institute for Distance and Distributed Learning, and the College of Engineering. Prior to her shared appointment Dr. Amelink served as Assessment Coordinator for the Virginia Tech Division of Student Affairs and Assistant Director for Strategic Initiatives at the Virginia Tech Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. She is a graduate of the Ph.D. program in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Virginia Tech.

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Scales, G., & Caraballo, S., & Groves, J., & Hobson, R., & Vahala, L., & Amelink, C. (2010, June), Implementing Tablet Pcs In A Distance Learning Environment Paper presented at 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition, Louisville, Kentucky. https://peer.asee.org/16574

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