EDMT alum Anthony Buza named 2018 Shiawssee County Citizen of the Year

January 13th, 2018 by Toni Jones

The Citizen of the Year Award is the most prestigious award presented to a Shiawassee County resident.

The 2018 Citizens of the Year included Anthony Buza, an EDMT Alum. Anthony and four others were instrumental in the recent “Move Owosso Forward” school bond initiative.  Anthony Buza, was described as “the computer genius”, [who] mastered our lists and organized the data.

For more details go to www.shiawasseechamber.org or contact the Chamber at 989-723-5149.

Congratulations Anthony! We continue to be proud of you.

LTEC Faculty Appointments

January 9th, 2018 by Toni Jones

Dr. Michael McVey was recently elected to the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Board of Directors. Terms for the new board members began Jan. 1, 2018, and ends Dec. 31, 2020.

Dr. Toni Stokes Jones was recently selected to serve on the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Innovation and Technology Committee from March 1, 2018, through February 28, 2021.

Kudos to both of them!

Explore Teacher Preparation

December 7th, 2017 by Toni Jones

On Saturday, Dec 2, the EMU College of Education hosted an Explore Teacher Preparation Open House to introduce local high school students and parents about the teacher preparation programs in the Dept of Teacher Education. Dr. Michael McVey represented the LTEC programs and shared some emerging technology in the form of a drone with about 20 prospective teachers and their parents.


ISTE Board Elections

November 29th, 2017 by Toni Jones

Our very own Dr. Michael McVey is running for the ISTE Board. Take a look at his bio and consider voting for him if you are an ISTE member.

Voting is open to all current ISTE members through Dec.12 at 5 p.m. ET. The terms for these board seats begin Jan. 1, 2018, and end Dec. 31, 2020. New board members will be announced in December.

Go to https://www.iste.org/about/elections for more information.

Friendly Reminder: Winter 2018 Registration has started

November 13th, 2017 by Toni Jones

This is a friendly reminder that registration for winter 2018 has started. The following courses are being offered in winter 2018.

LTEC 603 – Facilitating Teaching in Technology Enhanced Learning Environments
Having developed expertise in using technology in their own classrooms, students explore how to facilitate the use of educational technology by their colleagues. Sharing responsibility with the instructor, they design and implement professional development activities targeting support of student content learning, communication, critical thinking, creativity, problem solving, media production and e-learning.

LTEC 602 is the prerequisite for LTEC 603.

LTEC 627 – Adv Techn Issues in Educ Techn
Helps educators consider the nature and implications of complex multisite technological innovations. The course also prepares students to give informed input into decisions impacting planning, purchasing and implementation of innovations.

The prerequisite for LTEC 627 is that you are a graduate student.