Independent Minds, Working Together
Alison H. Schmidt

Alison H. Schmidt

Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Academic Advising

Department/Affiliation: Education, Academic Advising
Phone: 330-263-2303
Office Address: 224 Morgan
Email

Degrees

  • B.A., The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio 
  • M.Ed., Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio
  • A.B.D., Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

Courses Currently Teaching

  • ED 110: Using Phonics to Teach Reading and Develop Literacy
  • ED 210: Theory and Practice in Teaching Reading
  • ED 310: Assessment and Intervention in Teaching Reading
  • ED 390-392: Student Teaching supervision

I.S. Projects

  • Second Reader

Recent Presentations

  • CyberKids and the Real World: Developmentally Appropriate Practice for the iGeneration. Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children (OAEYC), annual Ohio Early Care & Education conference, Columbus, OH (April 2012).
  • The twitter effect: Using social media to enhance educational dialogue and inquiry. Association for Teacher Educators annual conference (ATE), San Antonio, TX (February 2012).
  • Maximizing mobility: Developing effective tablet-teaching methodologies. Association for Teacher Educators annual conference (ATE), San Antonio, TX (February 2012).
  • Swapping chisel for stylus: The impact of tablet computing on the evolving roles of teacher and learned. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications (ED-MEDIA), Lisbon, Portugal (July 2011, paper accepted but did not travel to present).
  • Boomers, Gen X’ers, and Y’s: generational work habits. Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children, Columbus, Ohio (April 2010).
  • To tweet or not to tweet: Using Socially Mediated Technologies to Promote 21st Century Pedagogy Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education (SITE), Charleston, S.C. (March, 2010).
  • Dewey in the digital age: Using authentic technology projects to promote deep thinking about course content and pedagogical practice. Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education (SITE), Charleston, S.C. (March, 2009).
  • Dewey in our Laptop: Using authentic technology projects to promote deep thinking about course content and pedagogical practice. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Chicago (AACTE), Illinois (February, 2009).
  • Communicating with Gen-X Parents-Notes, newsletters, and netcasting: Ten strategies for effective communication with today’s parents and families. National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Dallas, Texas (November 2008).
  • From ‘Higher Ed to Wired Ed”: Using authentic multimedia and hypermedia technology to promote deep thinking about course content and pedagogical practice. Association for the Advancement of Computing Education (AACE), Vienna, Austria (June-July 2008).

Recent Publications

  • Broda, M., A. Schmidt, M. Wereley. (2011). Swapping chisel for stylus: The impact of tablet computing on the evolving roles of teacher and learned.
  • Published in the Proceedings for the 2011 ED-MEDIA World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications (ED-MEDIA), Lisbon, Portugal.