Elizabeth Anne Viau, Ph.D.
Professor, Technology in Education
Charter School of Education
California State University, Los Angeles Los Angeles, California
Graduate and Undergraduate Faculty
Appointed 1992 Tenured 1998
1. Academic Degrees
Ph.D. University of Oregon, Eugene 1986 Curriculum and Instruction, Computers in Education M.A. California State University, Chico 1986 Curriculum and Instruction, Computers in Education B.Ed. University of British Columbia, Canada Education B.A. University of British Columbia, Canada Majors: English and History
2. Professional Experience
1992-continuing. California State University, Los Angeles Associate Professor Educational Technology 1988-1992 Montana State University, Bozeman Assistant Professor Curriculum / Instruction 1987-1988 Coker College, South Carolina Assistant Professor Curriculum / Instruction 1986 University of Oregon Research Associate 1985-1986 University of Oregon Graduate Teaching Fellow 2 years Home Schooling 5 years Cupertino Union School District, California Primary Teacher First Grade 2 years Seattle Public Schools, Washington Primary Teacher Second and Third Grade 5 years Vancouver School Board, British Columbia Primary Teacher Second and Third Grade
3. Faculty and Administrative Load
Fall 1998 EDIT 430 Introduction to Computers in the Classroom (3 sections) @4 quarter credits Spring 1998 EDIT 430 Introduction to Computers in the Classroom (two sections) @4 quarter credits EDIT 557 Computer Assisted Instruction @ 4 quarter credit Winter 1998 EDIT 430 Introduction to Computers in the Classroom (two sections) @ 4 quarter credits EDIT 472 Special Topics: World Builders 4 quarter credits
Other Collegiate Assignments 1997-1998
Member: Division Student Policy Committee Alternate: Division Book Coordinator Member: Charter School Academic Information Resources Committee Alternate Charter School Fiscal Resource Development Committee Alternate : Charter School Innovation, Curriculum and Assessment Committee Participant in Science Program at Temple City High School -- World Builders
4. Current Professional and Academic Association Memberships
Member: National Collegiate Honors Council 1990 - Member: International Alliance of Teacher Scholars 1994 - Member: Association for Advancement of Computing in Education 1994 - Member: Friends of Education 1993 - Member: The Danforth Associates 1993 - Member: CONTACT 1992 -
5. Recent Professional Assignments and Activities
National Science Teachers Association 1998-
Member: International Alliance of Teacher Scholars 1994 -
Member: Association for Advancement of Computing in Education 1994 -
Member: Friends of Education 1993 -
Member: The Danforth Associates 1993 -
Member: CONTACT Consortium 1992 -
Viau, E. A. (1998) World Building: A Course of the Future." Ed at a Distance Magazine. January 98
Viau, E. A. (1998, February) "Color Me a Writer: Teaching Students to Think Critically". Learning
and Leading With Technology. Volume 25, Number 5. Pages 2 - 5
Viau, E. A, (1998). "Shades of Meaning". The Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.
Viau, E. A., (1998) "Building Models, Building Worlds". Proceedings: The National Educational
Computing Conference, San Diego, June, 1998.
Viau, E. A., & Mark Wistey. (1997). "The Mathematical Determination of Optimal Human Population
Size." Journal of Recreational Mathematics. Volume 28, Number 3, 1996-97, pages 188-193.
Viau, E.A. (1996). "Melding Technology and Pedagogy". Proceedings, AACE: 1996.
Viau, E.A. (1996). "Speed Sleeping". Annals of Improbable Research, November/ December, 1996, pp 15-17.
Viau, E.A. (1996)."Celebration of Honors Teaching: Making Them Think". National Honors Report, Spring.
Viau, E.A. (1995). Technology and the Nature of Knowledge". Forum for Honors, Fall.
World Builders: Distance Education / web based interdisciplinary course Innovative teaching.
Innovative Instruction Grant Award 1998: California State University, Los Angeles.
Boyer/CPB Grant for partnership with Temple City High School Science Program.
Innovative Instruction Grant Award 1995: California State University, Los Angeles.
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