Resume

DR. JANEL D. WHITE-TAYLOR

Janel.white@asu.edu

 

EDUCATION AND DEGREES

Ph.D.             Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, Curriculum and Instruction, 2001, Area of concentration: Educational Media and Computers.

M.Ed.            Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, Curriculum and Instruction, 1997, Area of concentration: Educational Media and Computers.

B.B.A            Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, Bachelors of Business Administration, Area of concentration: Management and Marketing, 1992

                                   

ACADEMIC POSITION HELD

Aug. 2003 –Present    Clinical Assistant Professor of Educational Technology, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at the Polytechnic campus, Mesa, AZ

 

Aug. 2001 – Present                     Executive Director, Project eXcellence, Phoenix, AZ

Aug. 2001 – Aug. 2003    Asst. Instructional Professional, Center for Learning and Teaching Excellence, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus, Tempe, AZ

Aug. 2000 – Aug. 2001   Content and Technical Liaison, Center for Learning and Teaching Excellence, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus, Tempe, AZ  

Jan. 1998 – Aug. 2000   Teaching Assistance/Course Coordinator, Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus.

HIGHLIGHTS OF MY WORK

Research

  • 3Publications
  • 3 Articles in preparation
  • 3 Publication distributed at a national conference and published on organization website.
  • 3 Articles published in peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings
  • Presented 27 research papers at ten national conferences

Teaching

  • Taught introduction to technology in the classroom, advanced technology in the classroom, advanced technology and research, integrating technology into the classroom (hands-on field experience), and math and science theory.
  • Designed and developed three instructional CD-ROMS to be used as a course book for math and science.
  • Successfully integrated academic courses in a field-based setting that jointly serves the needs of K-8th grade students, undergraduate students, graduate students, in-service teachers, administration, and faculty.

Service

  • Designed, developed and implemented Saturday and summer programs for over 3000 1-8th grade students, 15 high school students, and over 100 undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Designed and implemented a writing and technology program that has served over 1250 2nd-8th grade students, 35 undergraduate and graduate students, and 30 certified teachers.
  • Nominated for ASU Poly Award of Excellence for Professional Service of the Year. 

National Professional Organizations and Committees

·       George Lucas Educational Foundation, Faculty Associate (Selection through nomination)

·       Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Member

·       National Commission on Technology and the Future of Teacher Education, Member (Standing Committee of ATE) (Selection through nomination)

·       Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Member

  • Agape Adoption Agency, Board Member
  • Arizona Hands Across the Border, Board Member

University: Arizona State University

  • Committee Member, University Undergraduate Standards Committee
  • Advisory Board Member,  Ashoka Advisory Board, Ashoka Change Makers Campus, ASU Vice President of University Initiative Office

Grants and Projects: 2010 – Present

  • I-SEE, Innovation in Social Educational Entrepreneurship, Pathways to Entrepreneurship Grant, ASU Vice President of University Initiative Office, Awarded - $30,000
  • Smart Technologies Equipment Grant and CCS Training, Awarded - $40,000 in equipment plus training for students and faculty

 

2010 Research and Scholarly Activity

Jiménez-Silva, M., Gómez, C. L., and White-Taylor, J. (2010). Revising Board Games: A New Twist on Familiar Activity. Teaching for Excellence and Equity In Mathematics, Volume2,

Issue 1.

 

Jiménez-Silva, M., White-Taylor, J. D. and Gómez, C. L., (2010). Opening opportunities through math boardgames: Collaboration between schools and a teacher education program. IUMPST: The Journal. Vol 2(Pedagogy), August 2010. [www.k12prep.math.ttu.edu]. 

2010 Presentations 

“Google in the Higher Education Classroom” Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Conference, Chicago, IL February, 2010. (Lead Author, Presentation)

 

“New Technologies Transform Teacher Education: Emerging Trends that Impact Curriculum and Instructional Approaches in Teacher Education and K-12 Classroom” for  Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Conference, Chicago, IL  February, 2010..

(Panel, Presentation)

 

“Technology Tools for the 21st Century Classroom, ” Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Conference, Kansas City, KC  August, 2010.

 

“Using a GPS in the Worldwide Classroom, ” Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Conference, Kansas City, KC  August, 2010
 
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