Vita



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
Minor: Biology

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 -

6. Publications

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.

 

7. Research

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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