Educational Technology Research & Development (ETR&D) Publication!

Really happy to receive notification that our article, "Collaborative research and use of Q methodology to understand technology infusion in teacher education" has been published in the Journal Educational Technology Research and Development.
This is the companion article to our other article published in the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education in March.
ETR&D has made the full article available to view at the following link.
https://rdcu.be/cmB6X



ISTE TEN Webinar Series

Completed my ISTE webinar on leadership & decision-making for tech infusion!

This book study webinar series is excellent!!!!

Authors from the book, Championing Technology Infusion in Teacher Education: A Framework for Supporting Future Educators, engage with attendees and share their insights for supporting technology infusion with teacher education.

Webinars are recorded so you can always go back and catch a discussion you may have missed.

Learn more about the book & the webinar series at
https://istetennews.wixsite.com/isteten/book-study

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Welcome Dr. Phil Boltz

Congratulations to Dr. Phil Boltz who graduated in December of 2020!
We were able to celebrate his success at the Ball State University 2020 Commencement May 15, 2021!

It turned out to be a wonderful morning and beautiful day to recognize his accomplishments!

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SITE 2021 Q Methodology Workshop

SITE Conference 2021: Workshop on Q Methodology


It was fun to join my research colleagues David Rutledge, Arlene Borthwick, and Brandy Walker to host a workshop at the SITE 2021 conference in March. The workshop was titled "Q Methodology as a Research Tool for Technology Infusion", and focused on how researchers could use Q methodology to investigate perspectives on the challenges facing technology integration and infusion.

The virtual workshop included use of a variety of digital tools like Jamboard, and Forms to engage participants and do some comparisons between Q methodology and traditional quantitative analysis.

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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE) Article Published

Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE) Article Published!!!


Really excited to have our article, Teacher educator perspectives on technology infusion: A closer look using Q methodology, published in the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education. This work began at the National Technology Leadership Summit strand on technology infusion. It is wonderful to finally share this work with others.

Here is the full citation for the article.
Clausen, J.M., Borthwick, A. & Rutledge, D. (2021). Teacher Educator Perspectives on Technology Infusion: A Closer Look Using Q Methodology. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 29(1), 5-43. https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/218585/.


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Virtual & Distance Education License addition update

Work on the Virtual and Distance Education License addition is moving forward.

Program materials are making their way through the university governance structure.The University Professional Education Committee voted to approve the license addition in July. Program faculty worked to revise course syllabi, and the program application was submitted to the Indiana State Department of Education in August.

In September I presented to the State INPREP Committee about the proposed Virtual and Distance Education license. They provided us with written feedback that helped us improve the proposal. In October we submitted our revised proposal to the INPREP committee and they recommended our proposal for final approval in early November.

On December 9, 2020, the Indiana State Board of Education approved our proposal!

During this same time we also put materials forward through the University governance structure for a Graduate Certificate in Virtual and Distance Education. This certificate program is similar to the license program but is focused on educators who are outside of Indiana. The Graduate Education Committee approved the certificate in February 2021.

With approval of both the license addition and graduate certificate we have now developed program information websites so that students can begin applying for the programs.

https://www.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/online/academic-programs/licenses/virtual-and-distance-education-teaching

AACTE EdPrep Matters Blog post: Technology and the future of educator preparation

Clausen, J.M., (2021, February 18). COVID, Technology, and the Future of Educator Preparation. American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education EdPrep Matters Blog. https://edprepmatters.net/2021/02/covid-technology-and-the-future-of-educator-preparation/

AACTE EdPrep Matters Blog post: Applying technology enhanced teaching strategies to the new normal in 2021 and beyond


Clausen, J.M., Deiker, L., Kolb,L., McVey, M., Moody,R, and Slykhuis, D. (2021, February 5), Applying Technology-enhanced Teaching Strategies to the New Normal in 2021 and Beyond. American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education EdPrep Matters Blog.
https://edprepmatters.net/2021/02/applying-technology-enhanced-teaching-strategies-to-the-new-normal-in-2021-and-beyond/

ISTE & JDLTE Research Award

Honored to to be recognized by ISTE Teacher Education Network (TEN) and the Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education!!!


Outstanding Research Award. (December 1, 2020). International Society in Education, Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education. For the article,
TPACK Leadership Diagnostic Tool: Adoption and Implementation by Teacher Education Leaders (Volume 35: Issue 1)
  • • This award is in recognition of the single article from the prior volume year with the highest possibility to advance the field of teacher education, based on the criteria of potential impact and contribution, innovativeness, and generalizability or usability.
  • Colleagues: Elizabeth Finsness, Arlene Borthwick, Kevin Graziano, Mary Herring, Jeff Carpenter, and I received the award and gave a presentation about our work at the ISTE conference.
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Published Book Chapter!!!

It is so exciting to have my book chapter, "Leadership for technology infusion: Guiding change and sustaining progress in teacher preparation" published in the book Championing technology infusion in teacher preparation: A Framework for supporting future educators edited by Arlene Borthwick, Teresa Foulger, & Kevin Graziano and published by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

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Grant Award!!!

Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund Grant Award


In conjunction with other efforts to meet the immediate and ongoing needs of schools and teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic we submitted a grant titled. "Virtual & Distance Education Teaching License Addition & Online Professional Learning Series" to the Indiana Department of Education. The $500,000 grant will support efforts in the development of the virtual and Distance education license addition and the development of a professional learning series of web-based modules for educators to learning more about learning and teaching in online instructional contexts.

Published Article in JTATE Special Edition!!!

Published Article in JTATE Special Edition on Preservice and Inservice Professional Development During the COVID-19 Pandemic!!!


I am so excited to announce the acceptance and publication of our article, Professional development to improve communication and reduce the homework gap in grades 7-12 during COVID-19 transition to remote learning.

The article was written with two graduate students (Bryana Bunte & Ellen Robertson) who were enrolled in a course I teach on distance and flexible education. This was a great opportunity to be responsive to the needs of schools and teachers during this time. Working with Bryana and Ellen was great and their professionalism was outstanding in order to meet submission deadlines.

Here is the full citation for the article.

Clausen, J.M., Bunte, B., Robertson, E.T. (2020). Professional development to improve communication and reduce the homework gap in grades 7-12 during COVID-19 transition to remote learning. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education. 28(2) 443-452. https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/216289/.



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AACTE EdPrep Matters Blog post: Teaching Online - Moving from emergency to planned

Slykhuis, D. A., Kolb,L., Deiker, L., Clausen, J.M., McVey, M., Moody,R. (2020, May 21), Teaching online: Moving from emergency to planned. American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education EdPrep Matters Blog. https://edprepmatters.net/2020/05/teaching-online-moving-from-emergency-to-planned/

Virtual and Distance Education License Addition

We began work on the development of materials for the Virtual and Distance Education License Addition to address the immediate and ongoing need to prepare teachers to teach in virtual, blended, and online instructional contexts. We are proposing a nine-credit hour license addition for Indiana teachers. The three courses will include courses on distance education, instructional design, and infrastructure & assessment. The program will be one of the first in the state of Indiana.

NTLS 2019

The National Leadership Technology Summit (https://ntls.info) was held in Washington DC Sept. 19-20 at the headquarters of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE). As a member of the AACTE Innovation and Technology Committee I was invited to attend and participate in a strand focused on the use of Artificial Intelligence in Teacher Education.

I was also asked to report on outcomes from the strand on TETC cases - program deep, program wide vs technology in a shrinking educational economy. I was able to share several outcomes including initial results of a Q Sort study conducted by myself, Arlene Borthwick, and David Rutledge to find out what teacher education faculty want edtec specialists to know.

Listed below are the outcomes shared at the 2019 NTLS meeting

Foulger, T. & Clausen, J. (2019). Visionary Guidelines, Challenges, and Solutions for Adopting a Technology Infusion Approach: Suggestions from Leaders in the Field. In K. Graziano (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2184-2188). Las Vegas, NV, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved April 8, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/207992/ 

Borthwick, A., Clausen, J. M., Foulger, T. S., & Slykhuis, D. A. (2019, August 8, 2019). Preparing new teachers: How collaboration across professional associations can advance technology infusion. Guest blog post for American Association for the Advancement of Science ARISE ADAPTATIONS. Available at https://aaas-arise.org/2019/08/07/preparing-new-teachers-how-collaboration-across-professional-associations-can-advance-technology-infusion/ 

Borthwick, A., Clausen, J. M., Foulger, T. S., & Slykhuis, D. A. (2019, August 19, 2019). Preparing new teachers: How collaboration across professional associations can advance technology infusion [repost with permission of AAAS blog post]. Guest blog post for American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Available at http://edprepmatters.net/2019/08/11883/ 

Mouza, Editor, C. (2018). Editorial: A Report on the 2018 National Technology Leadership Summit. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 18(4), 601-605. Waynesville, NC USA: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. Retrieved August 20, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/207649/.
Clausen, J.M., Mouza, C. Langran, E. & Slykhuis, D. (2018 December 5, 2018). AACTE tech committee plans preconference symposium for #AACTE19. Retrieved from http://edprepmatters.net/2018/12/aacte-tech-committee-plans-preconference-symposium-for-aacte19/ 

Q SORT STUDY: WHAT TEACHER EDUCATION FACULTY WANT EDTEC SPECIALISTS TO KNOW (Clausen, J.M., Borthwick, A., Routledge, D.)


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