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Tonya Witherspoon
Educational Technology Specialist
 
165 Corbin Education Center
316.978.6242

 

 

Administrative Responsibilities: 

  • Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3)  Project M3 Grant Staff 

  • WSU College of Education and Project M3 Web Development

  • Project M3 Student Technology Mentor Supervisor

  • Educational Technology Support for  WSU, College of Education and Project M3's Partner Schools 

  • Blackboard Support for WSU's COE

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Teaching Responsibilities:

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Current Interests:

  • Lego and Logo 

  • Constructionist Teaching Methodology

  • Clay Animation

  • Interactive Media 

  • Faculty Development

  • Online Instruction and Distance Education

  • Video Conferencing

  • Instructional Design Technology

  • Integrating Technology into Curriculum 

  • Wireless Mobile Laptop Labs

  • Handheld Computing (PDA's)

  • Getting teachers and students excited about using technology as a tool in their teaching and learning!!

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Professional Memberships:

  • International Webmasters Association (IWA)

  • The HTML Writers Guild

  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

  • Kansas Technology Coordinators Network (KCTN)

  • Wichita State University Engineering Council (EC)

  • Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) Graphic Communications Technology Advisory Committee

  • WSU College of Education Technology Advisory Committee (TAC)

  • OK Elementary School PTA

  • Robinson Middle School PTSO

  • Wichita East High School PTA and I.B. Parent's Association

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Grants Awarded:

  • Robotics in the Classroom Continuation - $20,000;  Boeing Charitable Trust Co., September 2002.

  • Internet2=Exploring Different Dimensions - Internet 2 WSU, $5,000.

  • Robotics in the Classroom Continuation - $7,500;  Boeing Charitable Trust Co., September 2001.

  • Robotics in the Classroom - $10,000;  Boeing Charitable Trust Co., September 2000.

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Presentations:

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Projects and Publications:

  • Carroll, J.A., & Witherspoon, T.L. (In Press).  The Welcome Back to School BookCarthage,IL: Good Apple, Inc.

  • Carroll, J.A., M.G., Kelly, & Witherspoon, T.L. (2003).  NETS •S Curriculum Series—Multidisciplinary Units for Grades PK-2.  Eugene, OR: ISTE.

  • Witherspoon, T.L., Witherspoon A. & Whitman L. (2002). The drawbridge. In C. Nolan (Ed.), 10 cool LEGO mindstorm ultimate builder projects: Amazing projects you can build in under an hour (pp. 181 - 204). Rockland, MA: Syngress Media Inc.

  • Witherspoon, T.L. & Witherspoon A. (2002). Candy wrapper compactor. In C. Nolan (Ed.), 10 cool LEGO mindstorm ultimate builder projects: Amazing projects you can build in under an hour (pp. 205 - 222). Rockland, MA: Syngress Media Inc.

  • Witherspoon, T.L. & Witherspoon A. (2002). The aerial tram. In C. Nolan (Ed.), 10 cool LEGO mindstorm invention system 2 projects: Amazing projects you can build in under an hour (pp. 177 - 190). Rockland, MA: Syngress Media Inc.

  • Witherspoon, T.L. & Witherspoon A. (2002). The LEGO safe. In C. Nolan (Ed.), 10 cool LEGO mindstorm invention system 2 projects: Amazing projects you can build in under an hour (pp. 191 - 204). Rockland, MA: Syngress Media Inc.

  • Carroll, J.A., & Witherspoon, T.L. (2002).  Linking Technology and Curriculum:  Integrating the ISTE NETS Standards into Teaching and Learning.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

 

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"Knowledge is only part of understanding. Genuine understanding comes from hands-on experience."

Dr. Seymour Papert
Professor of Learning Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

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