Dr. Terri Evans
EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP - 2020
Hello! I'm Terri
I'm a high school instructional technology coach. I coach teachers on the use of technology integration and instructional strategies best practices. I have 10+ years of high school teaching experience in computer science and systems. I am a Google Certified Educator and I have facilitated a variety of technology workshops and professional learning courses. I recently earned an Ed. D. in Educational Technology Leadership at New Jersey City University.
FUNDAMENTALS OF ED. TECH. LEADERSHIP
SUMMER INSTITUTE 1
This course introduced the program's mission of preparing effective leaders for an interdependent world.
The Cohort Showcase provided an opportunity for teamwork: to brand our cohort and plan/build a website.
The Digital Portoflio provided an opportunity for me to document and share my doctoral journey.
The Professional Growth Plan provided an opportunity for reflection, goal setting and measures for success.
PRINCIPLES OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP
This course focused on concepts and strategies for leaders in technology-rich learning environments including strategic planning, leadership styles, institutional change processes and educational technology policy issues.
This Leadership co- presentation was an opportunity to share learning about Style Leadership.
The Technology Use Proposal created a case for the infusion of an app for high school study skills curriculum.
The Literature Review allowed me to study and present findings for research on blended learning.
GLOBAL ISSUES IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP
This course examined educational technology through a global perspective, including issues concerning development strategies, diversity, cultural values, and the systemic role educational technology plays in global economic development.
The Environmental Scan allowed me to research international STEM Ed. news stories present in a collaborative map.
The Course Proposal was a collaborative creation of an internationally themed Business Engligh Course.
The Literature Review allowed me to research and document literature on global STEM education.
ADVANCED USING INTEGRATED SOFTWARE ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
Students in this course examine the patterns of digital technology in learning, assess integration strategies and analyze
professional development and training initiatives in technology for relevant stakeholders.
Design and Learning provided an opportunity to design a themed (Cyber) escape room.
Creating Meaning Learning Environments was collaborative development of an advisory guide for applying Bers' Tech Design principles.
Teaching Evaluation | Blended Learning was a collaborative creation of a field manual for blended learning.
Systems Thinking | Blended Learning provided an opportunity to apply Horn and Staker and systems thinking in a pecha kucha.
ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION OF TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS
This course introduced academic/professional standards and planning/management processes.
The Admin & Supervision Growth was a collaborative creation of a district growth plan.
Hiring 3 Tech Coordinators was collaborative writing of Tech Coordinator job descriptions and a district policy manual.
Tech Implementation Plan was a collaborative literature review of tech implementations designed to increase academic achievement.
Professional Development Experience was a collaborative creation of an LMS implementation plan.
TEACHING IN THE ADULT LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
TEACHING IN THE ADULT LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
THEORY & PRACTICE
The course focuses on building the skills, knowledge, understanding and commitment necessary to become effective leaders in a variety of organizational settings.
The Professional Growth Plan gave me an opportunity to assess my progress and update goals.
The Portfolio update demonstrated learning and leading.
The Jobs Project allowed me to reflect on my preparadness for current openings and plan for growth.
CROSS DISCIPLINE STUDIES IN TECHNOLOGY
The course focus was exploration and evaluation of advanced and emergent technologies and how educational and training leaders learn about them and sustain them in a learning environment.
The Emerging Technologies was a collaborative work of research and co-presentation on AR, VR, MR.
The DIY White Paper allowed me to prepare a case for a community Elementary Cyber Education initiative.
The Technology Theme Park allowed me to design a web based cyber security learning experience.
IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION OF CURRICULUM
This course provided a comprehensive understanding of philosophies, methods, and processes of curriculum design in educational technology and the framework for curricular models; resources for decision-making; and evaluation methods for educational and corporate settings.
ADVANCED EFFECTIVE MODELS OF E-LEARNING
This course focuses on concepts strategic planning, leadership styles,
institutional change process, designing world-class eLearning, and policy issues necessary for leadership in the integration and application of technology and learning.
The Higher Ed Case Study allowed me to conduct a needs analysis and create goals/objectives for real-life scenarios.
The Leadership Vision and Elearning Plan was the creation of an eLearning vision, a tech plan to support it and plan for funding.
Community Analysis was a collaborative effort to interview CSTANJ online community managers about strategies and goals.
Design of an Online Community allowed me to create a prototype of an interactive Instagram site for my dissertation topic: SI.
ADVANCED BUILDING ON-LINE COMMUNITIES
This course focuses on practical issues of design and use of online tools to support communities.
ADVANCED DEVELOPING AND MANAGING DL PROGRAMS
This course focuses on theory and techniques for developing high-quality education in a distance environment.
ADVANCED DEVELOPING AND MANAGING DL PROGRAMS
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH PLAN
“A leader is one who sees more than others see, who sees farther than others see, and who sees before others do.” -- Leroy Eims (Maxwell, 2007. p.37)
NJCU STEM SUCCESS ACADEMY, Orientation 2019
CODiE Awards, Judge 2019
IEEE TALE, Conference Program Reviewer 2018
IFWE-USDLA, Conference Program Committee 2018
HUDSON COUNTY HACKATHON, Logistics 2018
NJCU Jr. OSI Lead | Tester, 2017-2018
ISTE, Co-presenter 2019
Active Learning Digital Toolbox
TECHSPO, Co-presenter 2019
Evaluating an Active Learning Classroom
NJCU Provost PD, Panel Presenter, 2019
NJASL, Panel Presenter 2018
MCCC, Co-presenter 2018
Active Learning in the Digital Classroom
NJBTEA Co-presenter 2018
SCHOLARSHIP & RESEARCH
EDTC 803 DATA ANALYSIS AND REPORT WRITING
This course focused on effective data analysis and report writing including analyzing textual and graphical data, processing data for readability and understanding, and generating comprehensive academic and business reports.
I explored wearable robotics as a science center exhibit Using Secondary Data. I coded interviews of women in the tech industry and explored themes Using Primary Data . Analyzing Data for a Statistical Report and Constructing Visual Aids
allowed me to use data, record it and report it in a readable way.
EDTC 809 ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION
This course provided an opportunity to integrate research methods and real-world challenges in conducting and analyzing research.
The Observational Exercise, Qualitative Research Project, Proposal of Field Research and Pilot Field Study with IRB allowed me to observe and take notes in the field and design methods and assessments. I proposed a Computational Thinking field research and a pilot field study of STEM self-efficacy. These projects required all of the essential elements of a research proposal.
EDTC 806 RESEARCH METHODS IN ED. TECH. LEADERSHIP
This course was an in-depth treatment of the research process and techniques for planning and designing research projects.
The Quantitative, Qualitative and Mixed Method studies provided opportunities to write research questions, review the literature and create methodologies for each type of study as I examined K-12 Online Learning.
EDTC 810 STATISTICS FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH
This course emphasizes applying fundamental concepts and procedures of descriptive and inferential statistics to real-world applications.
Reading and Writing with Stats, Stats Concepts, Peer Evaluation, and Analysis Paper allowed me to document the use of statistical inference in the media about URM in STEM. I collaborated with classmates to create a Stats reference site, evaluated peer reference sites and analyzed a data set to report descriptive and inferential statistics.
EDTC 901,902 DISSERTATION 1,2
In these courses, a hypothesis was developed, literature was researched and methods and procedures were defined. The research was gathered and conclusions were drawn.