Fundamentals of Educational Technology Leadership 

EDTC 801 - Summer Institute I

(Summer I 2017: Dr. Zieger)

This course is an intensive summer seminar for incoming doctoral cohort students. It is a groundwork course which outlines the expectations, anticipations, and practices of the program. It introduces students to the program's mission of preparing effective leaders for an interdependent technology-rich world.


The purpose of this project is to show "Cohort 5" website and to illustrate the dedication to becoming effective leaders in an interdependent technology-rich world. The showcase demonstrated the cohort’s sensitivity to and cultural competence with culturally and ethnically different peoples; and its ability to actively listen and demonstrate other relationship, team-building, and community building behaviors.  


The purpose of the individual showcase is to demonstrate our "Cohort 5" individual contribution to our website


This digital portfolio shows my website that represents my ongoing performance and improvement throughout the program.


The purpose of the Professional Growth Plan (PGP) was to describe my educational philosophy, goal, plan, and leadership as a doctoral student in the Educational Technology Leader Program.  



EDTC 802 - Principals of Educational Technology Leadership

(Summer I 2017 -  Dr. Carnahan)

This course focuses on concepts and strategies necessary for a leader in an educational technology environment. Some of the subjects covered are strategic planning, leadership styles, institutional change processes, and policy issues in educational technology



The purpose of the project is to describe our group approach to leadership using Northouse (2013) book. This was a group project that Iris Castillo and I worked to present some descriptive aspects of "Trait Approach" theory.



The grant proposal was based on implementing Robot in Higher Education. The goal of this project is to develop a proposal for a specific application of technology in an educational setting. My proposal was based on using Lego Mindstorms EV3 Robots in classrooms.



The task is to concisely discuss and develop the relevant literature about the selected technology (e.g. Robot), issues, advantages, disadvantages, or trends in the field of educational technology. 




EDTC 804 - Global Issues in Educational Technology Leadership

(Summer I 2017 -  Dr. Shamburg)

This course investigates educational technology from a global perspective.  Some of the issues covered were development strategies, diversity, cultural values, and the systematic role of educational technology play in global economic growth. The course focuses on a cross-cultural examination of contemporary education and organization skills. 


This mapping project is an overview of educational issues around the world.  The mapping consists of five articles related to female education from different countries such as China, Ethiopia, South Africa, England, and Cote d'Ivoire.


This project was a group project on global curriculum project on Cyber-security. The team members were Aminata Adewumi, Barbara Green-McCarty, Manuel Negron, and Emily Vandalovsky (Team leader).


The literature review was on the global perspective of the implementation of blended learning in higher education. This project revealed many unsolved issues and challenges that prevented students from experiencing the full capacity of blended learning courses compared to those in the United States. The focus countries were Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, and New Jersey in the United States of America using online learning.


EDTC 813 - Advanced Using Integrated Software across the Curriculum

(Summer II 2018 - Dr. Shamburg)

This course examines the pattern of traditional use, present issues, and emerging trends of technology, and develop and expertise to function as entrepreneurs in establishing new products or services.



This is a short report on affordance as described by Don Norman (2013). Norman’s idea of affordances is regarded as interactions between individuals, creatures, technologies, and their environments.


The purpose is to develop a plan for an escape room. The escape room was called BAACE Mathematics Escape Room for players who want to challenge themselves in Mathematical Word Problems, Puzzles, and Riddles.


The purpose is to use a district technology plan as a basis for your decision, develop an advisory guide for applying the technological design principles of Bers (2012).    Highlight areas in which the technology plan correlates, contrasts, or could be extended with Bers’ concept of “Digital Technology for Positive Youth Development”.  This was a group project and the members are Aminata Adewumi, Manuel Negron, and Emily Vandalovsky.


This is a group project with the following members, Aminata Adewumi, Manuel Negron, and Emily Vandalovsky.  The members will develop a “Field Manual for Blended Learning”.   Our main focus was on teachers' communication and feedback. This should be a useful guide for teachers and administrators on adapting to a blended learning environment using the Danielson Model for teacher evaluations. 



This is an individual project using Pecha Kucha style Video Presentation on Youtube that applies and compares Senge's Five Disciplines related to the concepts of blended in Horn and Staker's work.



EDTC 815 - Administration and Supervision of Technology in Educational Settings

(Fall 2018 - Dr. Amerman)

This course prepares individuals to serve as professionals who promote the development and implementation of technology infrastructure, procedures, policies, plans, and budgets for schools and organizations at an advanced level.




  • Project 2: Hiring Three Technology Coordinators. This project was a group project by Aminata Adewumi, Denise Tate, Susan Van Alstyne, and Daniel Ward. The purpose was to hire three new technology coordinators to fill positions at three new schools, Broadway Elementary School, Bay Middle School, and Bayonne Bridge High School. To meet the needs of the developing community and the influx of school-aged children,



  • Project 3: Technology Implementation Plan. This group project was with Aminata Adewumi, Denise Tate, and Barbara McCarty.  Based on the results from the 2017 Spring Assessment, New Jersey City School District will be evaluating and implementing new mathematical technology initiatives in order to improve students’ success. This will include the implementation of adaptive learning tools in the classroom, the adoption of a robotics component in the curriculum, and the inclusion of various online tools to help our diverse students improve their math knowledge.




EDTC 812 - Teaching in the Adult Learning Environment

(Summer III 2019: Dr. Amerman)


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