Friday, August 5, 2016

Clarence Ames Successfully Defends his Master's Thesis!

Congratulations to Clarence Ames for successfully defending his Master of Science Thesis “Teacher Perceptions of Factors Influencing Technology Integration in K-12 Schools” Legislators have already asked to see the finished version. Good luck in the future and we look forward to seeing the impacts you have in schools through your work with the STEM Action Center.  

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Abigail Phillips Joins the ITLS Team as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow!

Abigail Phillips recently received her Ph.D. in Information Studies from the School of Information at Florida State University. Her dissertation is titled, "The Empathetic Librarian: Rural Librarians as a Source of Support for Rural Cyberbullied Young Adults". Prior to entering the doctoral program, Dr. Phillips worked as a librarian in a small, rural public library system in Southwest Georgia. Her research interests include young adults, social media, cyberbullying, digital citizenship, libraries, and librarianship.  She will begin her Postdoctoral Research Fellow on September 1st.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

Once Again ITLS Faculty Shine!


Congratulations Dr. Debbie Fields, Dr. Victor Lee, and Dr. Breanne Litts on a book release entitled Makeology, Makerspaces as Learning Environments.  Several chapters have been written by our own faculty. 



Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Victor Lee Awarded NSF Grant!


Dr. Victor Lee, ITLS Associate Professor, was awarded a NSF grant for his research titled "Tracking Youth Interest and Engagement in Makerspace Learning Activities Using Wearable Technology" and he is featured in the press release article "Enabling the Future of Making."

Click here to see the award and abstract for his research. 

Congratulations Victor!


Thursday, June 23, 2016

Fall 2016 Orientation



New student orientation courses will be held Aug 1 - 3 or Aug 24 - 26.  All new students to the ITLS program are required to register for one of the dates through the banner system.  It is three days of fun meeting your program cohorts, faculty, and current students.  

Wednesday, June 15, 2016



Congratulations to our faculty and students presenting at the 12th International Conference of the Learning Sciences in Singapore June 20th-24th.  Safe Journeys!  Check the following for more information, including the full conference proceedings: