The Teaching with Technology (TWT) certificate program will end in May 2017. All portfolios must be submitted to coordinators by May 5, 2017.

Read more about the program end.

This page lists portfolios which were approved for a Teaching with Technology Certificate by Academic year from most recent to least recent.

Spring 2017

Sara L. Davis, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Images are used here strategically to point out different examples and concepts in the portfolio.
Juan Garcerán, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
The reflection page is structured as a series of questions and answers.
Alba García Alonso, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
This instructor has made her portfolio bilingual in English and Spanish.
Patricia E. Román, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
This portfolio is very concise and includes a link to her course syllabus.
Esther Yáñez, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
A colorful portfolio with a good set of resources for students.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Priscila López-Beltrán, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
 
 
 

Fall 2016

​Jenna Grzeslo, College of Communications
Examples in the portfolio include coordinating a class blog documenting a Penn State sponsored trip abroad.
Kelly Lehtonen, Department of Comparative Literaure
Materials for a course in Shakespeare is included in this portfolio.
Sara Mueller, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Science
This portfolio combines Sara’s efforts in teaching and research.
Karly Regan, Department of Entomology
Sample lesson plans are included in this portfolio.
Maurice Smith, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
The teaching philosophy, including a Wordle style diagram, is featured on the home page.
Meghan Tanner, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
Meghan’s portfolio is structured around a teaching blog.
William Zimmerman, Adjunct Instructor in Journalism
A highlight of this portfolio is a series of presentations on how to write effectively for social media outlets.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Rita Graef, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education

Spring 2016

 
Isabel Deibel, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
This is a very compact portfolio which also serves as an introductory resource for her students.
Samantha Dickinson, Department of English
Although this is a "writing" course, Samantha’s writing assignments encompass video, podcasts and interactive presentations. Her portfolio includes links to student projects and her instructions to them for completing the assignments.
Jonathan Lehtonen, Department of Applied Linguistics
This is a well-organized portfolio showing how different technologies are used together in a course. Jonathan’s teaching philosophy of teaching English to non-native speakers includes a good discussion of the need to explain the context for using academic English versus other forms of English.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Charles D. Crabtree, Department of Political Science

Fall 2015

Johan de la Rosa Yacomelo, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
This portfolio gives a quick overview of different teaching and technology components.
 
Alejandra Gutiérrez, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Alejandra’s portfolio includes a Spanish poetry Twitter feed on the front page and good use of photographic "realia" to supplement her teaching examples.
Michael Johns, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
The portfolio includes some unique resources for Spanish learners such as a Spanish translation blog and video on different regionalisms. In his coordinator’s view this is "a fantastic site and a good example of what can be done in this program."

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Kirsten R. Dejarlais, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

Spring 2015

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Alexander J. De Rosa, Mechanical Engineering

Fall 2014

Stephanie A. Blanda, Department of Mathematics
Stephanie’s teaching philosophy has a good analysis of different types of student groups found in a STEM course and includes descriptions of how she reaches out to each group. Her portfolio is also a good example of how color can be included, but not interfere with page legibility.
Anna Torres Cacoullos, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
A dynamic portfolio which includes extensive resources for students on the home page and in the links section of the Web page.
Veronica A. Charbonnet, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Veronica’s portfolio provides helpful student resources including Spanish accent codes.
Stacey E. Mitchell, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
This well-designed portfolio includes a well-organized section of student resources and features images she took while in Spanish speaking countries.
Kaylenn E. Notchick, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
This is a very friendly portfolio which shows effective use of different technologies and digital content. Her presentation is a vocabulary lesson comparing Coach Franklin and the Nittany Lion.
Rachael A. Hernandez, Department of Communication Arts and Sciences
Rachael discusses how she updates her technology course to reflect new technologies and current events.
 
Paul Joseph Zajac, Department of English
This portfolio shows how the instructor has worked with and pointed students to databases from the Penn State University Libraries such as Early English Books Online and the Oxford English Dictionary.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Jason M. Lilley, Graduate Program in Horticulture

Summer 2014

Jan Babcock, Department of English
This portfolio includes a wide variety of examples including grading rubrics, technologies used and student projects.
Leslie Mateer, Department of English
Leslie uses her portfolio as a chance to explore modern design elements, and many of her resources and examples show the integration of visual design and media into modern writing practice.

Spring 2014

Jennifer Hoewe, College of Communications
Jennifer’s portfolio shows how she requires students to use the same social media and research tools that modern journalists use.
 
Brad Sottile, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Brad’s portfolio describes how multiple tools in ANGEL, PwerPoint, as well as a Tablet PC can be integrated into one teaching environment.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Cheng Candace Li, Department of Applied Linguistics
  • Ethan Mannon, Department of English
  • Matthew Mizuhara, Deparment of Mathematics

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Fall 2013

Aracely Aragón, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
A well-organized portfolio with a teaching philosophy which explores the instructor’s past teaching experiences.
Anne L. Beatty Martínez, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
A well-designed portfolio with a teaching video describing the benefits and challenges of learning Spanish.
Brody T. Bluemel, Departments of Applied Linguistics and Asian Studies
Brody’s portfolio focuses on his Chinese language courses, particularly those taught at the high school level.
 
Erin Burns, University Libraries
Erin’s portfolio includes some creative ideas such as using Library Memes on Pinterest to get students thinking about library stereotypes and using QR codes to orient students to a library.
Cesar Caceres, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
This colorful portfolio includes a Spanish lesson which also introduces students to the different "mercados" (food stores) of State College.
Joshua R. Deckman, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
A well-designed and well-organized portfolio with effective design choices.
 
Melanie Formentin, College of Communications
Melanie’s portfolio includes detailed descriptions of her process for incorporating technology as well as interesting examples relating to sports and Penn State sports.
Zachary R. Hagins, Department of French
A well-tailored, comprehensive portfolio which includes a a nice set of media projects for his French students, a well-curated list of links, and a unique home page image.
 
Dora LaCasse, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Dora’s portfolio includes a page of information students would need for a course.
Shahrzad (Sara) Jamshidi, Department of Mathematics
This portfolio includes a traditional teaching and research portfolio as well descriptions of teaching service activities including coordinating a Teaching Math Group.
Rosa Osborn, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
This is an effective portfolio which showcases Rosa’s varied and extensive teaching experience.
Jonathan W. Steuck, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
This is a unique portfolio which consolidates information into one page as part of a larger portfolio.
Tian Zhang, Department of Biology
This portfolio includes course materials, a discussion of field work in Tibet and a lab instruction video starring Tian and "Charlie Chaplin".

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Andrés Amerikaner, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Erika Goodrow, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • María José Jorquera Hervás, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Davinia Pastor Pastor, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

Summer 2013

Christopher J. Wahlmark, School of Music
This portfolio covers several aspects of technology for music pedagogy and includes sample audio files.

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Spring 2013

Heather Brook Adams, Department of English
Heather’s teaching philosophy has an interesting discussion of viewing "writing as problem solving." Her portfolio has some examples how her instruction approaches writing as porblem solving.
 
Jannelle Applequist, College of Communications
Janelle’s teaching philosophy statement effectively connects her life story with her passion for health communication. She also uses graphics effectively to display her selection of resource links.
 
Manmeet Singh Dayal, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering
The course page of this portfolio includes a video made by the instructor introducing the concept of bioprocess engineering as well as links to additional video on the topic.
 
Daniel Hofstetter, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Another thoughtful portfolio in which the reflections include positve aspoects, negative aspects and possible teaching applications.
Molly Lehman, Department of English
This well-designed portfolio includes assignments and the evaluation rubrics she uses.
Roshan Kumar Nayak, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
This portfolio focuses on materials for teaching plant varietal selection.
 
 
Allyson C. Schonfeld – Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
In this portfolio, the instructor used sample screen captures of her PowerPoint to give a preview of the presentation topic.
Wenqing Yao, Department of Nuclear and Mechanical Engineering.
This portfolio uses the blog feature to post entries about different technologies used.

These instructors were awarded a certificate, but the portfolios are no longer available for viewing.

  • Olexsandr Adamovskyy, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Kaitlyn R. Butterbaugh, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
  • Fidan Ozge Can, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering
  • Anil Kumar Chaudhary, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
  • Jonathan A.G. Dumas, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
  • Sean P. Scanlon, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
  • Sarah H. Salter, Department of English
  • Drew D. Shade, College of Communications
  • Cecil James Hampton Shelton, Deparment of Comparative Literature
  • Deonna Catherine Soergel, Department of Entomology
  • Yuanyuan Weng, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education

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Fall 2012

 
Grant M. Berry, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
A very striking portfolio which includes good information, including a link to the 55 Best Spanish Language Films, 2000-2010 .
Christopher Champi, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Another excellent portfolio which includes information about his experiences in the Dominican Republic.
 
María Izquierdo Miranda, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
A well-designed portfolio which makes good use of screen captures to describe her examples.
Amanda Passmore, Department of English
Amanda has a very detailed portfolio describing her philosophy and pedagogy.
Lauren Perrotti, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Lauren’s portfolio is an excellent example of how a teaching portfolio can be integrated into a larger portfolio which also focuses on research skills.
Morella Ruscutti-Tovar, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
A good portfolio with an excellent navigation system and a bilingual home page.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Rachel Bara, Department of English
  • Marina Cuzovic-Severn, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Ling A. Fung-Wu, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Mia E. Briceño, Department of Communication Arts and Sciences
  • Xavier A. Jiménez Cuba, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Ryan Platz, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

Summer 2012

Lauren J. DeCarvalho, College of Communications
Lauren’s portofolio is very welcoming but also includes thoughtful discussions of pedagogy and technology. Her discussion includes examples of how showing YouTube clips helped her students open up about potentially charged subjects.
Alison C. Jaenicke, Department of English
A well-designed portfolio which includes examples how blogs, portfolios and multimedia can be used within writing assignments. Alison’s reflection is an excellent discussion of how technology changes have impacted the demands on the professional writer.

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Spring 2012

Lindsey S. Aloia, Department of Communication Arts and Sciences
This portfolio includes a nice variety of technology examples including the use of social media tools such as Poll Everywhere, Google Docs and Twitter. There are also video samples good explanations for why they were selected.
 
Nicole Egley, Department of English
Nicole’s portfolio includes a detailed description of her wiki assignment, and her teaching philosopy discusses the challenge of helping Penn State students think about writing differently than when writing in high school.
 
Aaron Heresco, College of Communications
A well-organized portfolio which clearly explains how different technologies are used and presents student feedback to his teaching.
Jennifer Motter, Art Education Program
Jennifer uses her Web site as a platform to deliver thoughts on art education, including technologies, in a variety of media. For instance, she provides her reflection as both a Wordle visual and as text.
Brad Olson, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
A well-structured portfolio which effectively uses images and text formatting to convey information structure and navigation. The Tech Discussion page in particular is well laud out and provides an excellent review of different technology options.
Wade A. Pearson, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education
This portfolio focusing on animal science and talks about the use of technology within a course on animal nutrition. The philosophy includes an interesting discussion of how the course is designed to focus on both cows and dogs which is an animal even urban students are familiar with.
Laura L. Sankey, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education
This portfolio focuses on the use of Inquiry Based Instruction within agricultural education and includes a good discussion of why she feels it is important for teaching agricultural science.
 

This instructor was awarded a certificate, but the portfolio is no longer available for viewing.

  • Dugyu Ercan, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Yuzhi Deng, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Christopher Fitzgerald,, Art Education Program
  • Rebecca Heilman, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Michael L. Hile, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • John J. Meier [Updated], University Libraries
  • Sarah Summers, Department of English

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Fall 2011

 
 
 
Mich Nyawalo, Department of Comparative Literature
Mich divides his examples into the different subjects he teaches and includes teaching exercises accompanying the media found on YouTube.
Shureka Cannon Nyawalo, Department of French
This is a solid Google Sites portfolio featuring a wide variety of activities including phonetic analysis, apartment hunting in a Francophone locale and recreating a reality TV show performance.
 
Alexandra Nutter Smith, Department of Comparative Literature
This portfolio is very appealing visually and includes the message "I believe that professors who fail to incorporate technology into their classroom do so at their own peril." Note that her multimedia examples are diagrams created for a PowerPoint slide.
 
Bu Zhong, College of Communications
Dr. Zhong’s examples include extensive use of blogging within his journalism as well as excellent advice for reviewing questions submitted by Twitter during a class session.

These instructors were awarded a certificate, but the portfolios are no longer available for viewing.

  • Stephanie Bowers, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Matthew Ryan Brown, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Ana Cortejoso de Andre, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Thomas F. Corrigan, College of Communications
  • Xanthanese Elijah Dean, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Laura Fernández Valdés, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Tomás Hidalgo Nava, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Shawn D. Ryan, Department of Mathematics

Summer 2011

Emily M. Baldys, Department of English
Emily combines well-chosen examples along with a few well-crafted images to create an effetive portfolio. Her many blog entries show her evolution in thinking about technology in the classroom.

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Spring 2011

Nancy A. Dreschel, Department of Dairy and Animal Sciences
Nancy’s portfolio includes examples from her courses, online teaching and extension outreach. Her portfolio also includes a page outlining how she learned about using technology in teaching.
 
Gulten Izmirlioglu, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Gulten’s teaching philosophy talks about how learing the life sciences makes her feel more powerful and how she wants to pass that along to her students.
Olena Maksymets, College of Agriculture (Woskob International Research in Agriculture Scholar)
This is a good example of a professional portfolio combining teaching materials and research publications.
Alyson O’Shea, Department of Applied Linguistics
This is a well developed portfolio which includes a variety of technology technoques and links to excellent teaching assistant video scenarios which she uses with her students learning English as a foreign language.

These instructors were awarded a certificate, but the portfolios are no longer available for viewing.

  • Joel B. Winnick, Program of School Psychology, College of Education
  • Kristen Althouse, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Alexis M. Barbarin, Department of Entomology
  • Robyn E. Bechtel, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Andrew High, Department of Communication Arts and Sciences
  • Seunghun Hong, Department of Mathematics
  • Atia Sattar, Deparment of Comparative Literature
  • Brittany Smith, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Yong (Thomas) Tang, College of Communications
  • Mark Williams, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Mohammad Shafayet Zamil, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

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Fall 2010

Nicole Benevento, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Nicole’s portfolio demonstrates the importance of culture in language study with a includes a presentation on a traditional Latin American
health care practice now being practiced in Latino communities in the U.S. A tech innovation she also uses is providing templates for assignments to create Web pages.
Laura Guertin, Department of Geosciences
It’s clear from this portfolio that Laura has been thinking about and using technology in her teaching for quite a long period. Not only does her portfolio feature many technologies, but shows how she has her students using technology to enhance their learning. For instance, she both creates podcasts with the help of Media Commons, but also asks students to create podcasts.
 

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Julie Anne Hamilton, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Laura Heitman, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Jaime Hernandez, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Dong Hwan Kim, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Eric C. Miller, Department of Communication Arts and Sciences
  • Pablo Requena, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Astrid Román-Hernández, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

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Summer 2010

A simple portfolio in the Blogs at Penn State platform in which different pieces of the portfolio are placed into blog entries.
Jason L. Weigle, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
A thoughtful portfolio which cautions against using too much technology, but acknowledges the utility of the options available including ANGEL, photo albums in Picassa, communication tools and GIS tools.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Kimberly Quiogue Andrews, Department of English
  • Christine Ling-Ying Liao, Art Education
  • Xuan Ma, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

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Spring 2010

Gabriela Álpirez, College of Education (Humphrey Fellow)
Her portfolio focuses on technology for career guidance and includes links for both an English audience and a Spanish speaking audience.
 
B.M. Al Thowaini, Department of Applied Linguistics
Buthainah’s portfolio features a very inspirational quote from Arabic then continues discuss how the English as a foreign language class taught was structured, including the incorporation of writing exercises from outside of Penn State.
Lydia Dreyer, College of Education (Humphrey Fellow)
Lydia’s portfolio effectively demonstrates different presentation technologies including video, PowerPoint and even photos ironed on to cloth.
Adriana I. Linnebur, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
A well-documented portfolio which describes the teaching day in detail and includes links organized by instructional topic. Her site also includes an excellent teaching video for cooking a Mexican breakfast.
Edward Mneda, College of Education (Humphrey Fellow)
Edward’s blog discusses challenges for the educational system in his native Tanzania, his portfolio includes an educational presentation about Tanzania for students in the Mount Nittany Middle School as well as faculty and students at Penn State.
Carmen Moy, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Carmen’s portfolio discusses the benefits of technology in foreign language education including the ability to present image and sound simultaneously.
Alex Skucek, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
In this portfolio, Alex’s discusses how he conveys practical benefits of learning Spanish to his students as well as the other intrinsic cultural benefits.
Svetlana Vasileya, College of Education (Humphrey Fellow)
Svetlana’s technology goals are centered around accessibility issues, or the ability of people with vision impairments or other disabilities to access course content.
Christine Woods, College of Education (Humphrey Fellow)
Christine’s teaching philosophy includes detailed information about her pedagogical pricincludes as well as information about higher education reform projects she is leading in South Africa.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • David W. Agler, Department of Philosophy
  • Eman I. Ahmed, Department of Comparative Literature
  • Assma Al Thowaini, Department of Applied Linguistics
  • Francesca (Anna) De Santis, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Jasmine Fledderjohann, Department of Sociology
  • Anne Oeldorf-Hirsch, College of Communications
  • Ming Kuok Lim, College of Communications
  • Rachel Mennies, Department of English
  • Jeanette Novakovich, Department of English

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Fall 2009

 
Keyla Morales-Muñoz, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Keyla’s portfolio features clear, concise descriptions of her portfolio contents cmbined with a good Spanish theme color palette reflecting her Puerto Rican background. Her homepage portfolio features a good overview of the TWT program along with a clever tech photo.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Abdulaziz Althewini, Applied Linguistics
  • Serge Ballif, Department of Mathematics
  • Colleen P. Balukas, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Amelia J. Dietrich, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Yvonne Gordillo, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Orquidia S. González-Feliciano, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Michael Higley, Department of Mathematics
  • Wei Lai, Department of Applied Linguistics
  • Hilary A. Jones, Department of Communication Arts and Sciences
  • Christopher C. Oechler, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Janalyn A. Sheetz, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Adam S. Ward, Department of Civil Engineering

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Spring and Summer 2009

Jessica M. Biegler, Integrative Biosciences
This is a very visually appealing portfolio. Her portfolio discusses some of the different aspects of teaching bioscience courses.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Sylvain A. David, Department of French
  • Deanna Loertscher, School of Music
  • Renae Mitchell, Department of Comparative Literature
  • Laurie Shuman Moss, Integrative Biosciences
  • Erika Polson, College of Communications
  • Stephanie Zamule, Integrative Biosciences/Molecular Toxicology (Summer 2009)

Fall 2008

Jing Chong, College of Information Sciences and Technology
Her contents include an Access Tutorial for her students and a review of technologies used in one of the courses taught with ideas of how to improve the course in the future.
Hui Jin, Department of Chemistry
Hui Jin’s portfolio includes a formal analysis of her midsemester feedback and resources for using clickers in the classroom.
 

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Rebecca M. Bender, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Paulina Carrion, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Elizabeth Harding Finanger, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Andres Gonzalbez Martin de Santa Olal, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Natalia Guzman, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Bonnie Christina Holmes, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Bonnie Loder, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Katerina O. Sinclair, Department of Human Development & Family Studies
  • Doug Tewksbury, College of Communications
  • Katie Vater, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Alvaro Villegas, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Arthur H. Wendorf II, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

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Summer 2008

Eva-María Suárez Büdenbender, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Eva’s site includes an interesting range of personal photos, and her examples include posting a study guide within ANGEL for a linguistics course.

This instructor was awarded a certificate, but no longer has an active site at Penn State.

  • Kavi Devraj, Integrative Biosciences
  • Leila Rodriguez, Department of Anthropology

Spring 2008

Hilary Barnes, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
A well-designed, straight forward portfolio with an interesting discussion of when and when not to use Powerpoint
Joe Bauman, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Joe’s innovation page details the different uses of the ANGEL course management system as well as including a reading exercise from ESPN Deportes.
Rebecca Buckmiller, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Rebecca’s innovation page includes an example of a listening quiz in ANGEL which links to a song video on YouTube.
 
K.V. White, Department of English
This is another excellent portfolio from the the English Department with a good set of links for student writers. K.V. also uses Powerpoint not just for lecture but to present images for students to discuss in groups.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Mark Amengual-Watson, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Sarah E. Birge, Department of English
  • Jason Brooks, Department of Comparative Literature and Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies
  • Ernesto Carriazo Osorio, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Jing Dai, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
  • Alexandra de Armas, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Lisa Delaney, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Melissa Dracos, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Borja Gutiérrez, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Ji Yun Kim, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Ryan Labrozzi, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Hiroko Kitajima, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Aaron Roggia, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Elise Schell, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Aroline Seibert, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

Fall 2007

Amie L. Skattebo, Department of Psychology
A nice feature of this portfolio is that Amie explains her discipline for others and adds insightful comments on the positives and negatives of using technology. Amie also makes use of interesting icons in her design.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Nathan Shrefler, German (Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures)

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Summer 2007

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Wenny Chandra, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Edward Downs, College of Communications
  • Hengguang Li, Department of Mathematics
  • Amanda (Mandy) Reinig, Linguistics and Applied Language Arts
  • Sarah Stone Watt, Communication Arts and Sciences

Spring 2007

 
Amanda Nelson, Integrative Biosciences
Amanda used multimedia to create her own technology tutorials of basic computing skills for her students to use and includes a very passionate teaching philosophy statement. Amanda also introduces a "fiery" bio graphic in her header which does not overwhelm the viewer.
 

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Lisa M. Hundley, German (Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures)
  • Lindsey M. Jones, Department of English
  • Rebecca Wilson Lundin, Department of English
  • Frederik Jan Sobotta, German (Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures)
  • Scott Stilson, Department of French

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Fall 2006

Erin Heisey, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
This is a complete portfolio, but there’s no mistaking that this instructor has a “quirky” side which she incorporates in her reading exercise for “Oda a la Papa” (Ode to the Potato) by Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.
Rosa Guzzardo, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Rosa’s page shows some strategies for getting a lot of information on one page while keeping it legible.
Misty Pursel, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Misty’s reflection page includes screen shots of what she did along with her observations on using technology.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Cynthia Blanco, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Lorena Cuya Guvilano, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Maria Fernanda Paredes Fernandez, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Antonia Delgado-Prieto, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Jorge Valdes Kroff, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Erika N. Questell-Lopez, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Jesús Rueda-López, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

Spring 2006

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Sandra del Campo, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Joseph Geddes, Engineering Science and Mechanics
  • Verna Kale, Department of English
  • David Lettero, Adult Education
  • María Luján Tubio, Department of Comparative Literature
  • Brett Lunceford, Communication Arts and Sciences
  • Michael Santillo, Department of Chemistry

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Fall 2005

Carlos Alvis, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Carlos’ photo establishes a friendly presence with a photo on his home page and clear descriptions of his resources increases student confidence.
 
Carmen Castro-Garcia, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Well organized with useful links a student might need right on the homepage.
 
Eduardo Gregori Selles, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Another well-organized portfolio which shows a range of technology use.
Emily Wiggins, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Emily’s user-friendly web page shows her reflections on the use of technology in and out of the classroom.

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • José Alvarez, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Andrea Pena Bello, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • John Boateng, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Luis Flores-Portero, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Verónica’s González, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Mariana Hernández-Hernández, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Monserrat Bores Martinez, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Julie Pfurisch, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • Susana García Prudencio, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

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Previous Instructors

These instructors were awarded the certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

Summer 2005

  • Megan Davison, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Spring 2005

These instructors were awarded certificates, but no longer have active sites at Penn State.

  • Christina Bayon, Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
  • Nathaniel Carney, Department of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
  • David Wayne Counselman, Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
  • Amy Rebecca Gresock, Department of Forest Resources
  • Natalie Jolly, Department of Rural Sociology
  • Carol McCabe, Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
  • Wendy Rizzo, Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
  • Brenda M. Ross, Department of Applied Linguistics
  • Allison Elizabeth Schuette, Department of English
  • Nina Vyatkina, Department of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

Fall 2004

  • Cynthia Bochna, Department of Educational and School Psychology and Special Education
  • Yuexin Liu, Electrical Engineering
  • Hua Zhong, Department of Sociology

Summer 2004

  • Kristin Jacobson, Department of English

Spring 2004

  • Rhonda Davis, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Maria Emelianenko, Department of Mathematics
  • Kristin Jacobson, Department of English
  • Birgit Muehlenhaus, Department of Geography
  • Carl Mummert, Department of Mathematics

Fall 2003

  • M. Chiara Nardone, Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
  • Michael Shelton, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • David Shoenthal, Department of Mathematics, College of Science

Spring 2003

  • Christy Dilts, School of Theatre, College of Arts and Architecture
  • Dmitri Matsnev, Department of Mathematics, College of Science

Fall 2002

  • Bryan Strickler, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

Spring 2002

  • Christian Penny, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
  • Ilie D. Ugarcovici, Department of Mathematics, Eberly College of Science

Fall 2001

  • Elisa Beshereo-Bondar, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
  • Jordynn Jack, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

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