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Patricia (Rikki) McGee

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Associate Professor, Emerita

Summary of Professional Work and Interests

Patricia (Rikki) McGee is an Associate Professor, Emerita of Digital Learning Design in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at San Antonio, Complementary Faculty for Walden University,  and Consultant focusing on blended and online pedagogy. Having directed several K-20 technology and teaching grants, she has coordinated three graduate academic programs: Instructional Technology, Adult Learning & Higher Education and Digital Learning Design. Her professional work has been in multiple sectors: non-profit, for-profit, military, government, K-20 education. Additionally she has done collaborative worked in multiple disciplines: business, geography, history, math, medicine, reading, and sciences. She worked as research faculty through the Office of Naval Research, Air Force Research Laboratory, and the National  Learning Infrastructure Initiative (now the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative) studying emerging technologies and learning systems, particularly those used in distributed learning environments. She received a United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) Gold Award for Online Technology in Higher Education. Dr. McGee has been an active consultant and invited speaker in the areas of strategies for faculty design and development of online and blended courses, designs of learning systems, and strategies for pedagogically sound applications of digital tools and resources. Her most recent interests include storytelling as an instructional method, pedagogical designs for blended and online learning, and supporting online faculty skill development.

Skills

Assessment & Evaluation

Create learning outcome assessments (objective and performance) for K-20 and workplace learning; Conduct institutional, program and curriculum evaluations including Continuous Quality Improvement.

Curriculum Design

Design classroom, blended, online curriculum for K-20, adult workforce, and informal learning contexts.

Instruction

Use learning theories to achieve K-20 and adult workforce learning outcomes in face-to-face and online contexts.

Instructional Design

Follow ID model in working with clients and SMEs to produce lessons, units, curriculum tutorials, and courses

Job Task Analysis

Analyze job tasks through observation, interview, cross-sector comparisons, and job needs.

Knowledge Management

Collect, describe, categorize, tag, and determine strategies to archive and disseminate various types of information.

Planning

Organize events and products, coordinate people, pilot or solicit stakeholder input and feedback.

Oral Communication

Deliver small or large group face-to-face or virtual presentations, guide interactive discussions, and respond to client/audience needs.

Presentation

Design and deliver both live and recorded presentations.

Project Management

Oversee small and large-scale project inception, design, development, implementation and evaluation.

Supervision

Recruit and evaluate candidates for positions; organize job tasks and work outcomes; devise performance evaluations and guide improvement strategies.

Written Communication

Write in multiple formats for multiple audiences.

Education

Certifications

Texas Life Provisional Teaching Certificate - Sociology/Art

The University of Texas at San Antonio/Texas State University
2007Present

AQIP Systems Appraiser

Higher Learning Commission
Oct 2014Present

Habitat Steward

National Wildlife Federation
2009

Certified Interpretive Guide

National Association of Interpretation

Work History

Apr 2016Present

Complementary Faculty

Walden University
Jun 2015Present

Consultant

Work with individuals and organizations to meet just-in-need service in regards to curriculum and instruction, particularly in blended and online contexts. This work includes effective practices that support the acquisition of teaching skills.

Aug 2000May 2015

Associate Professor

The University of Texas at San Antonio

Program Coordinator, Digital Learning Design Certification (2012-2014). Developed 15 hour graduate certificate, oversaw intake, advised students, implemented ePortfolio assessments, coordinated with stakeholders.

Program Coordinator, Adult and Higher Education (2005-2007). Advised students, coordinated internship and comprehensive exams, represented program interests, .

Program Coordinator, Instructional Technology. (1999-2005). Developed MA concentration, primary student advisor, represented program interests, prepared accreditation reports. Served on institutional committees related to technology, i.e. Laptop Initiative and Faculty Preparation, Automated Services Fee, Core Curriculum, Second Life Initiative, Library, etc. Evaluated student ePortfolios.

PI/Director, Tech•Connect, (2001-2005). USDOE Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) Grant project. Supervised up to 10 grant staff, employed 15 students, trained faculty members, school district staff, and students, initiated open source electronic portfolio system, piloted and sustained field-based laptop and handheld cohorts. ($1,500,000).

Courses developed and taught

IST 5011 Technology Skills and Abilities: Social and Personal Identity [online]

IST 5011 Technology Skills and Abilities: Assistive Technology [blended]

IST 5011 Technology Skills and Abilities: Webquests [online]

IST 5011 Technology Skills and Abilities: Games [online]

IST 5303 Technology in Curriculum & Instruction

IST 5313 New Media Design

IST 5343 Instructional Systems Theory [blended]

IST 5363 Distance Learning [blended

]IST 5383 Technology Training and Management in Educational Systems [blended]

IST 5703 Microcomputer Applications in the Classroom

IST 5883 Storytelling as Instructional Method [blended]

IST 6353 Multimedia Production

IST 6373 Evaluating Trends in Educational Technology [online]

IST 6503 Advanced Topics: Action Research

IST 6503Advanced Topics: Learning Objects

IST 6503 Advanced Topics: Web Design [online]

IST 6503 Advanced Topics: Learning Space Design

IST 6973 Special Topics: Assessment and Evaluation for Teaching + Learning + Technology [blended]

EDP 4203 Assessment & Evaluation [blended]

EDP 5003 Learning Theories [blended]

EDP 5313 Assessment & Evaluation for Classroom Teachers [blended]

EDP 6973 Special Topics: Social, Ethical, Legal, and Human Instructional Implications of Technology [blended]

EDP 6973 Special Topics: Advanced Learning Design

EDP 6073 Special Topics: Learning Architecture

AHE 6943 Adult and Higher Education Internship [blended]

C&I 5003 Curriculum & Instruction Theory and Dynamics

C&I 5013 Classroom Instruction and Evaluation [blended]

COR 1023 Freshman Seminar: Eco-Citizenship

IDS 2083 Technology for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Jan 1998Jan 1999

Associate Professor

Pacific Lutheran University

Courses developed and taught

ED 503 Using Computers in the Classroom [online]

ED 322 Microcomputers in the Classroom

ED 357 Media Technology in K-8

ED 556 Middle School Curriculum

Jan 1992Jan 1998

Teaching Associate II

The University of Texas at San Antonio

Interdisciplinary Labs Facilitator Set up and supervised two computer labs and ran training.

Courses developed and taught

  • C&I 6973 Teaching with Technology
  • C&I 6973 Computers in the Classroom [online] 
  • IDS /4113/2003 Modes of Inquiry Across the Fields of Study
  • ECE 4403 Approaches to Teaching: Grades 3-8
  • C&I 5603 Curricula for Elementary School Children
Jan 1992Oct 1993

Summer Youth Coordinator

The Alamo Area Council of Governments

Coordinated JTPA Summer Youth Education & Training Program for 11-county region, responsibilities included: budget development, program narrative development, policy & procedure development, designing strategies for implementation, supervision of staff, training of staff, adherence to local, state and federal specifications.

19891992

Staff Development Manager/Program Development Coordinator

TI-IN Network

Coordinated staff development programming for satellite and cable distributed interactive instructional network. Responsibilities: originated annual plan for staff development programming; solicited, negotiated and contracted with consultants and experts; oriented presenters; developed scripts; executive producer for seven administrative support programs and staff development programs; wrote descriptions and biographies for network program guide; managed $500,00 annual budget, and compiled and analyzed participant evaluations. As Program Development Coordinator: assisted with the scheduling and surveying of classes; developed class descriptors, manuals, curriculum guide formats for all classes; managed Direct Student instruction information such as equipment/material lists, textbooks, handbooks, etc.; compiled state applications for course approval; solicited, scheduled, developed and acted as executive producer for enrichment programs for high school courses and elementary programs; worked with presenter and director in designing program format; managed all information regarding presenter/scheduling.

19831989

Weekend/On-Call Manager

Star Oaks

Supported  retirement community as back up to director. Managed weekend operations, on-call for emergencies.

19861989

Adjunct Instructor

St. Mary's University

Supervised student teachers in the field.

Course taught

Educational Media

19871988

Instructional Media Manager, Media Services Center

University of the Incarnate Word

Managed media center: supervised staff of student workers, designed instructional materials; served as resource for staff/faculty; coordinated the center and the Communication Arts Department. Wrote and produced a monthly media newsletter.

Courses taught

Video Production I.

19821986

Teacher/Bookstore Manager

Ursuline Academy

 Taught and wrote curriculum for private high school. Managed school bookstore: ordered instructional materials, sold and inventoried same. Served as sponsor for freshman class, art society and MindMatch team. Initiated position and served as school board liaison. Department head for Art, Music, PE/Health and Business.

Courses taught: Art I, Art II, Art III, Arts & Crafts, Fine Arts Appreciation, Sociology.

Publications

Journal Articles - Invited and Peer Reviewed

DiLullo, C., McGee, P., & Kriebel, R. (2011). Demystifying the millennial student: A reassessment in measures of character and engagement in professional education. Anatomical Sciences Education, 4 (4).

McGee, P. (2008). Community in the Web 2.0 world of learning. Sloan-C View.

McGee, P., & Diaz, V. (2007). Wikis and podcasts and blogs! Oh my! What is a faculty member to do? EDUCAUSE Review. Most read EDUCAUSE article in 2007.

Jafari. A., McGee, P., & Carmean, C. (2006). Managing courses, defining learning: What faculty,students, and administrators want. EDUCAUSE Review, 41 (4), 50-71.

McGee, P. (2006). Learning objects across the educational landscape: Designing for knowledge sharing and generation. Educational Technology Magazine, 46 (1), 26-31.

Bennett, K., & McGee, P. (2005). Transformative power of the learning object debate. Journal of Open and Distance Learning, 20 (1). 15-30.

Journal Articles - Peer Reviewed

McGee, P., Windes, D., & Torres, M. (under review). Experienced online instructors: Beliefs and preferred supports regarding online teaching.

DiLullo, C., Noto-Bell, L., & McGee, P. (under review). Inter-relational learning: Incorporating self-reflective understanding of learner professional passions and personal experience with program content, to facilitate the development of medical expertise.

McGee, P., Valdes, E., & Bullis, D. (2015). Blended/online learner orientations: Recommendations for design. International Journal on E-Learning.

McGee, P. (2014). Blended course design: Where's the pedagogy? The International Journal of Blended and Mobile Learning, 6 (1), 33-55.

McGee, P. (2013). Supporting academic honesty in online courses. Journal of Online Educators, 10 (1).

McGee, P., & Carmean, C. (2012). Accidental pedagogy redux. Distance Learning Special Issue, 9 (4).

McGee, P., & Reis, A. (2012).  Blended course design: A synthesis of best practices. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 16 (4).

McGee, P., & Green, M. (2008). Lifelong learning and systems: A post-fordist analysis. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 4 (2).

McGee, P. (2008). The instructional value of storytelling. Technical paper for AFRL, Mesa, AZ.

Diaz, V., & McGee, P. (Winter, 2007). Tablet PCs and engagement in business education. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 11 (4).

Wickersham, L., & McGee, P. (2007). Perceptions of satisfaction and deeper learning in an online course. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 9 (1).

McGee, P., & Leffel, A. (2005). Ethics and decision-making in a course management system: Instructor and learner transformations. Education, Communication & Information, 5 (3).

McGee, P, & Diaz, V. (2005). Planning for the digital classroom and distributed learning: Policies and planning for online instructional resources. Journal for Planning for Higher Education, 33 (4), 12-24.

McGee, P., & Briscoe, F. (2003). Discourse analysis: Power/knowledge on an academic listserv. Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society (ICES),1 (3).

McGee, P. (2002). Featured Article: Web-based learning design: Planning for diversity. US Distance Learning Association Online Journal.

McGee, P. (2001). Persistence and experimentation: A new teacher's path to technology infusion.Computers in the Schools, 16 (3/4), 197-211.

Hedrick, W., McGee, P. A., & Mittag, K. (2000). Pre-service teacher learning through one-on-one tutoring: Reporting perceptions through e-mail. Teaching and Teacher Education 16, 47-63.

Books

McGee, P. (2014). The instructional value of digital storytelling: Higher education, professional, and adult learning settings. London: Routledge.

McGee, P. & Carmean, C., & Jafari, A. (Eds.). (2005). Course management systems for learning: Beyond accidental pedagogy. Hershey, PA: IDEA Group Publishing.

Book Chapters

McGee, P., & Voeller, J. (2014). Fostering interaction and social presence through eCollaboration. In R. D. Wright (Ed.) Student-teacher Interaction in Online Learning Environments (pp. 89-199). Hershey, NY: IGI Global.

McGee, P., & Anderson, M. (2013). Project realities: Shifting course delivery method . In Benson, A. D., Moore, J. L., & van Rooji, S. W. (Eds.) Cases on Educational Technology Planning, Design and Implementation: A Project Management Perspective (pp. 114-133). Hersey, PA: IGI Global.

McGee, P., & Diaz, V. (2009). Planning for the shift from classroom to online course delivery. In T. T. Kidd (Ed.) Handbook of Research on Technology Project Management, Planning and Operations (pp.439-459). Hershey, PA: IDEA Group Publishing.

McGee, P. (2007). Design with the learner in mind. In P. Shank and S. Carliner (Eds.). The E-Learning Handbook: Past Promises, Present Challenges (pp. 401-420). Pfeiffer/Jossey-Bass. [This book was awarded first place for Distinguished Technical Communication in the Books Category and the Best of Show Award in the Technical Publications Competition of the Atlanta Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication. February, 2010]

McGee, P., Sailors, M., & Fraga, L. (2006). UTSA case study. In A. Jafari and S. Kaufman (Eds.) Handbook of Research on ePortfolios (pp. 457-459). IDEA Group Publishing.

McGee, P. (2005). To think or not to think: Using technology in the 21st century. In S. Kimball (Ed.). Diversity of Thinking and Research. NY: Prentice Hall.

McGee, P., Gurrie, J., & Suter, V. (2005). Over the rainbow: Waking up in tomorrow’s Oz. In P.McGee, C. Carmean, & A. Jafari (Eds.), Course management Systems for Learning: Beyond Accidental Pedagogy (pp.147-170). Hershey, PA: IDEA Group Publishing.

Diaz, V., & McGee, P. (2005). Distributed learning objects: An open knowledge management model. InMetcalfe, A. (Ed.) Knowledge Management and Higher Education: A Critical Analysis (pp.147-181). Hershey, PA: IDEA Group Publishing.

McGee, P. (2001). Persistence and experimentation: A new teacher's path to technology infusion. In D.L. Johnson, C. D. Maddox, & L. Liu (Eds.). Integration of Technology into the Classroom: Case Studies (197-211). Haworth, England: The Hawthorne Press.

Other Invited Publications

McGee, P. (2008). The instructional value of storytelling. Technical paper for AFRL, Mesa, AZ.

McGee, P.  (2008). Web 2.0: Promises and realities. Academic Impressions.

McGee, P. (2005). Designing online instruction with diversity in mind. Technical for the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI). Patrick AFB, Florida.

McGee, P. (2005). Book Review: Cyde, W., & Delohery, A. Using technology in teaching. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 28 (2), 79-80.

McGee, P. (2003). Book Review: Allison Littlejohn,  (Ed.). Reusing online resources: A sustainable approach to E-learning. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 28 (4), 70-71.

McGee, P., & Diaz, V. (2003). Developing functional policies for learning object initiatives. National Learning Infrastructure Initiative Executive Summary.

McGee, P. (2001). Novice distance learners: A Web-based simulation-game orientation. Technical Report  for the Joint Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Lab. Orlando, Florida.

McGee, P. (1997). Technology-assisted constructivist learning environments: A synthesis of the literature. White Paper.Austin, TX: Southwest Educational Developmental Laboratory.

McGee, P. (1996). Integrating technology and instruction. In M. Milone (Ed.), Improving student learning through technology. American Association of School Administrators (AASA) Monograph.

Conference Proceedings

Conference Proceedings - Invited

McGee, P. (2004). Learning objects across the educational landscape: Designing for knowledge sharing and generation. Paper published in the proceedings of the PGL Workshop On E-learning Objects and Systems. Orlando, Florida.

McGee, P., & Robinson, J. (2004). The digital divide: Making a case for open source. Paper published in the proceedings of the EISTA Conference. Orlando, Florida.

Conference Proceedings – Peer Reviewed

McGee, P.,  & Wickersham, L. (2010). Educational technology graduate programs. Paper published in the proceedings of the ED-Media Conference 2010. Toronto, CA.

McGee, P. (2007). Extreme learning in a Virtual (World) learning environment: Who needs pedagogy anyway? Paper published in the proceedings of the ED-Media Conference. Vancouver, Canada.

McGee, P., Carmean, C., & Jafari, A. (2007). Distributed learning: Making systems that work. Paper published in the proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2007. Vancouver, BC.

McGee, P., Rauch, U., Lomas, C., & Carmean, C. (2005). The match game: Instructional design for every learner. Paper published in the proceedings of the 9th Annual E-Learn Conference. Vancouver,Canada.

McGee, P., & Wickersham, L. (2005). Seeking deeper learning in an online course. Paper published in the proceedings of the 9th Annual E-Learn Conference. Vancouver, Canada.

McGee, P., & Gurrie, J. (2005). Evolution of the higher education learner role: From passenger to driver. Paper published in the proceedings of the 9th Annual E-Learn Conference. Vancouver, Canada.

McGee, P., & Katz, H. (2005). A learning object life cycle. Paper published in the proceedings of the9th Annual E-Learn Conference. Vancouver, Canada.

McGee, P., (2004). An eBay™+Amazon™ model for online learning systems. Paper published in the proceedings of the 8th Annual E-Learn Conference. Washington, DC.

McGee, P., & Robinson, J. (2004). Bridging the digital divide: Making a case for open source. Paper published in the proceedings of the International Conference on Education and Information Systems:Technologies and Applications. Orlando, Florida.

McGee, P. (2004). E-portfolios: An open source solution. Paper published in the proceedings of EDMEDIA2004, Lugano, Switzerland.

McGee, P. (2004). Teaching style revealed in CMS. Paper published in the proceedings of ED-MEDIA2004, Lugano, Switzerland.

McGee, P. (2004). E-Portfolios: From concept to design. Paper published in the proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference. Atlanta,Georgia.

Mayall, H., McGee, P., Steinmetz, L., & Hedrick, W. (2004). Technology for the teachers’ teacher: PT3 in action. Paper published in the proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference. Atlanta, Georgia.

McGee, P. (2003). Observing interactivity in learning objects. Paper published in the proceedings of the 7th Annual E-learn Conference. Phoenix, CA.

Hao, Y., & McGee, P. (2003). Demystifying the structures of online teaching though decomposition model: Exploration of online teaching effectiveness. Paper published in the proceedings of ED-MEDIA2003, Honolulu, Hawaii.

McGee, P. (2002). Distance learning supports: The intentionality of pre-assessment surveys. Paper published in the proceedings of the 6th Annual E-learn Conference. Montreal, Canada.

McGee, P. (2002). Cognitive tools in Web-based learning environments: Implications for research and design. Paper published in proceedings of ED-MEDIA Conference. Denver, Colorado.

McGee, P., Hedrick, W., & Steinmetz, L. (2002). Tech•Connect: Learning about and with technology. Paper published in the proceedings of the International Conference for the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference. Nashville, Tennessee.

McGee, P. (2000). Preservice technology mentoring. Paper published in the proceedings of the Society for International Technology and Information Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.

McGee, P. (2000). Museums, technology, and multicultural training: Connecting preservice teacher learning. Paper published in the proceedings of WebNet, San Antonio, TX.

McGee, P. A. (1999). Making connections with K-12 curriculum in introductory technology courses. Paper published in the proceedings of the 10th International Conference for the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference. San Antonio, Texas.

McGee, P. A. (1998). Teacher education online: Trials, tribulations, and successes of course development. Paper published of the proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference. Bethesda, Maryland.

Hedrick, W., & McGee, P. A. (1997). Axiomatic and ancillary use of e-mail in preservice education courses. Paper published in the proceedings of ED-TELECOM. Calgary, Canada.

Harris, J., Adams, S. Dimock, V., Ferneding-Lenert, K., & McGee, P.A. (1995). The Electronic Emissary: Research and results in progress. Paper published in the proceedings of the Telecommunications in Education (TEL-ED) Conference , Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

McGee, P. A., & Dimock, V. (1994). Computer-mediated-communication: Facilitating dialogues. Paper published in the proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

Non-Refereed Publications

Carmean, C., Cambridge, D., Lippincott, J., McGee, P., Suter, V., & Zuniga, R. (2003). Transformative assessment planning template. EDUCAUSE.

McGee,P., Ricard, W., & Suter, V. (2003). The digital repository comes of age: NLII members are turning learning objects into knowledge agents. EDUCAUSE.

Cambridge, D., McGee, P., & Suter, V. (2003). NLII Spring Focus Session 2003 Meeting Notes. Boulder, CO: EDUCAUSE.

Invited - non-refereed

McGee, P., & Bennett, K. (2005, May 24). Managing? Teaching? Learning! Technology-Enabled Teaching Newsletter. Campus Technology.

McGee, P. A. (1999). The lure of the Internet. ONLINE-ED.

McGee, P.A. (1997). Building an on-line community for learning.Tech & Learning.

Dissertation

McGee, P. (1997). Unintended professional development in curriculum-based K-12 telementoring projects. Dissertation. The University of Texas at Austin. Available at: http://emissary.wm.edu/templates/content/publications/mcgee.pdf.

Works in Progress

Journal Articles

McGee, P. Perspectives and expectations of online learning: Conflicts, contradictions, and conundrums.

McGee, P. & Windes, D. Novice-expert needs in developing online teaching skills.

Presentations

Presentations - Invited

McGee, P. (2014). Blended course design for active and engaged learners. Presentation for the University of the Incarnate Word, August 15, 2014. San Antonio, TX

McGee, P. (2013). Blending, engaging, and activity student learning.. Keynote: University of Wisconsin System Virtual Showcase 2013. Webinar, April 12, 2013.

McGee, P. (2013). Looking for the pedagogy in blended courses. ELI Online Seminar. March, 18, 2013.

McGee, P. (2013). Online academic dishonesty. Featured Speaker: Florida International University Online Conference. March 22, 2013. Miami, FL.

McGee, P. (2010). Learning, technology and Web 2.0: Finding a good fit. Panel and paper presentation for Fundamental Approaches to Educating the Millennial Student. American Association of Anatomists (AAA) Annual Conference, San Jose,C A.

McGee, P. (2010). Making the blend for optimal learning. Presentation to the San Antonio Chapter of the International Society for Performance Improvement.

McGee, P. (2008). The instructional value of storytelling. 2008) Pachyderm Conference, San Antonio, Texas. [Opening Presentation]

McGee, P. (2008). Lost in translation: Where do we go with distance learning from here? Featured Session.  American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) Annual Conference.

McGee, P. (2008). Seeking the gold standard! Featured Session.Annual Conference of the Instructional Technology Council. Tampa, Florida.

McGee, P. (2007). The future looks digital. Webinar. July 24. NETnet.org.

McGee, P. (2007). Oops, did I learn something? Informal learning in academia. SA-ASTD Informal Learning conference. San Antonio, TX.

Diaz, V., & McGee, P. (2007). Developing and implementing successful intellectual property policies for online courses. April 26. EDUCAUSE Live.

McGee, P. (2007). The future looks digital. Featured session at the TCCTA Leadership Institute. Austin, TX.

McGee, P., & Stafford, J.  (2007). How do we get from adopt to adapt? Featured session at the Texas Community College Teacher Association Conference, Austin, Texas.

McGee, P. (2006). New designs for learning management systems. EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference 2006. Austin, Texas.

McGee, P. (2005).. Teaching and learning functions in the next generation L/CC/KMS. Course Management Systems in a Time of Change Panel. Merlot International Conference, Nashville, Tennessee.

McGee, P. Carmean, C., & Jafari, A. (2005). That was then, this is now: Designing learning environments. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting (ELI). New Orleans, Louisiana.

McGee, P. (2004).. Breaking “one size fits all” thinking: The faculty perspective.. Open Source Summit. Phoenix, Arizona.

Acker, S., Reeves, H., & McGee, P. (2004). Effective practices. Panel Discussion. Open Source Portfolio Initiative (OSPI) User Conference. San Francisco, California.

McGee, P., & Robinson, J. (2004).. The Digital Divide: Making a case for open source. Paper presented at the joint meeting of the International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (EISTA 2004) and the International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications (CITSA 2004).

Bleed, R., Brown, M., Kreis, J., & McGee, P.  (2004). The authority of consensus: Next generation course management systems. Featured session at the National Learning Infrastructure Initiative (NLII) Annual Meeting Featured Session. San Diego, California.

McGee, P. (2004). Learning designs for learning objects. Presentation for the eLearning Guild’s online Forum, A Practical Look at e-Learning Standards & Learning Objects.

Robinson, J., & McGee, P. (2004). Open source and the Digital Divide. Sedona Caribe 2004, Montego Bay, Jamaica.

McGee, P., Wagner, E., & Kolitsky, M. (2003). Keeping the learning on learning objects. Seminar. EDUCAUSE Live.

Fletcher, D., McGee, P, & Oliver, R. (2003). What and why of learning objects. Panel.  Learning Object Symposium. ED-MEDIA 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii

Paper Presentations - Peer Reviewed

McGee, P.,  & Wickersham, L. (2010). Educational technology graduate programs. Paper presented at the ED-Media Conference 2010. Toronto, CA.

McGee, P. (2007). Extreme learning in a virtual (World) learning environment: Who needs pedagogy anyway? Paper presented at the ED-MEDIA Conference 2007. Vancouver, Canada.

McGee, P., Carmean, C., & Jafari, A. (May, 2007). Distributed learning: Making systems that work. Panel for ED-MEDIA 2007. Vancouver, BC.

McGee, P. (2006). Deeper learning through a contribution model for learning object design. Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Conference. Dallas, Texas.

McGee, P., Rauch, U., Lomas, C., & Carmean, C. (2005). The match game: Instructional design for every learner. Panel at the 9th Annual E-Learn Conference. Vancouver, Canada.

McGee, P., & Wickersham, L. (2005). Seeking deeper learning in an online course. Paper presented at the 9th  Annual E-Learn Conference. Vancouver, Canada.

McGee, & Gurrie, J. (2005). Evolution of the higher education learner role: From passenger to driver. Paper presented at  the 9th Annual E-Learn Conference. Vancouver, Canada.

McGee, P., & Katz, H. (2005).  A learning object life cycle. Paper presented at the 9th  Annual E-Learn Conference. Vancouver, Canada.

McGee, P., (2004). An eBay™+Amazon™ model for online learning systems. Paper presented at the the 8th Annual E-Learn Conference. Washington, DC.

McGee, P., & Robinson, J. (2004). Bridging the digital divide: Making a case for open source. Paper presented at the International Conference on Education and Information Systems: Technologies and Applications. Orlando, Florida.

McGee, P. (2004). E-portfolios: An open source solution. Paper presented at  ED-MEDIA 2004, Lugano, Switzerland.

McGee, P. (2004). Teaching style revealed in CMS. Paper presented at ED-MEDIA 2004, Lugano, Switzerland.

McGee, P. (2004). E-portfolios: From concept to design. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference.  Atlanta, Georgia.

Mayall, H., McGee, P., Steinmetz, L., & Hedrick, W. (2004). Technology for the teachers’ teacher:  PT3 in action. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference.  Atlanta, Georgia..

McGee, P. (2003). Observing interactivity in learning objects. Paper presented at the 7th Annual E-learn Conference. Phoenix, CA.

Hao, Y., & McGee, P. (2003). Demystifying the structures of online teaching though decomposition model: Exploration of online teaching effectiveness. Paper presented at ED-MEDIA 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii.

McGee, P. (2002). Distance learning supports: The intentionality of pre-assessment surveys. Paper presented at the 6th Annual E-learn Conference. Montreal, Canada.

McGee, P. (2002). Cognitive tools in Web-based learning environments: Implications for research and design. Paper presented at ED-MEDIA Conference. Denver, Colorado.

McGee, P., Hedrick, W., & Steinmetz, L. (2002).  Tech•Connect: Learning about and with technology. Paper presented at the International Conference for the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference. Nashville, Tennessee.

McGee, P. (2000). Preservice technology mentoring. Paper presented at the Society for International Technology and Information (SITE) Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.

McGee, P. (2000). Museums, technology, and multicultural training: Connecting preservice teacher learning. Paper presented at WebNet, San Antonio, TX.

McGee, P. (2001). Provoking interaction in Web-based learning environments. Paper presented at the 21st Adult and Higher Education Alliance Conference, Austin, Texas.

McGee, P. (2000). Unintended professional development in curriculum-based telementoring. Paper presented at the AERA Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

McGee, P.A., & Dimock, V. (1999). Models of staff development for infusing technology in the classroom. Paper presented at the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development 54th Conference, San Francisco, California.

McGee, P. (1998). Teacher education online: Trials, tribulations, and success of course development. Paper presented at the Society for International Technology and Information (SITE) Annual Conference. Bethesda, Maryland.

Hedrick, W., & McGee, P. A. (1997). Axiomatic and ancillary use of e-mail in preservice education courses. Poster session at ED-TELECOM. Calgary, Canada.

McGee, P., & Dimock, V. (1996). Easing educators into the Internet. Paper presented at the Tel•Ed Multimedia Conference. Monterrey Mexico.

Presentations – Peer Reviewed

McGee, P., & Voeller, J. (2015). The case for eCollaboration: Engaging, empowering, and experiential. TED Style Presentation. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting. Anaheim, CA.

Carmean, C., McGee, P., & Morgan, M. (2012). Making the most of what we have: The upside-down learning model. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, Austin, TX, February 13-16, 2013.

McGee,  P., & Anderson, M. (2012). Faculty development of blended/hybrid courses: Results from the UTSA Hybrid Academy. Innovations in Online Learning Conference, San Antonio, May 25, 2012.

McGee, P., (2011). Pedagogy in blended courses. Sloan-C Annual Conference. Orlando, FL.

McGee, P. (2009)..The instructional value of storytelling. Sloan-C International Symposium Emerging Technology Applications for Online Learning. San Francisco, CA.

McGee, P. (2009). Storytelling frameworks for digital technologies. Innovations in Online Learning Conference, Austin, TX.

Decristoforo, J., & McGee, P. (2009). Exploiting virtual world technology for admissions, registrar, and student service areas. Webinar. TACRAO.

Carmean, C., & McGee, P. (2008). Small pieces loosely joined: Locating the next generation learning  environment. Sloan-C Conference: Emerging Technology Applications for Online Learning. Carefree, AZ.

McGee, P., Carmean, C., Lomas, L., Noakes, N., & Rauch, U. (2007).. Learning in a virtual world. Symposium. ED-MEDIA 2007. Vancouver, BC.

McGee, P. (2006). Find your perfect ID match! Instructional Design: Common Practices,Unique Perspectives Focus Session. San Antonio Chapter Association of Training and Development Fall Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

McGee, P., Colon, F., & Koester, J. (2006). The gaming debate: Is it good instructional design?  Instructional Design: Common Practices, Unique Perspectives Focus Session. San Antonio Chapter Association of Training and Development Fall Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

Carmean, C., Jafari, A., & McGee, P. (2006). Results from Next Generation Course Management System (NG-CMS). Panel. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

McGee, P., Carmean, C., Rauch, U., & Lomas, C. (2005). The match game: Instructional design for every learner. Panel. 9th  Annual E-Learn Conference. Vancouver, Canada.

McGee, P., Bothra, J., Gurrie, J., & Jaday, A.  (2005). If we knew then what we know now. Panel. 9th  Annual E-Learn Conference. Vancouver, Canada.

McGee, P., Bothra, J., Gurrie, J., Hedrick, W., Katz, H., Reybold, E., & Sharma, P.  (2004). Designs for learning: Informed solutions to nagging problems in L/CMS. Symposium. 8th Annual E-Learn Conference. Washington, DC.

Diaz, V., & McGee, P. (2005). The open knowledge model: Knowledge management addresses organizational cultural and values in distributed learning. Presentation. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.

McGee, P. (2005).  Focus on learning. Presentation for the National Learning Infrastructure Initiative and New Media Consortium Horizon Virtual Community of Practice.

McGee, P., Carmean, C., & Jafari, A. (2004). Next-Generation course management systems: Beyond accidental pedagogy. Featured Session. EDUCAUSE, Denver, Colorado.

McGee, P., & Bennett, K. (2004). Designing for deeper learning: How can learning objects help? Presentation. National Learning Infrastructure Initiative (NLII) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

McGee, P. & Diaz, V. (2004). Policies for success on the new learning object frontier. Presentation.National Learning Infrastructure Initiative (NLII) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Carmean, C., & McGee, P. (2003). Authority of consensus: Next-generation course management system features. Presentation. EDUCAUSE Annual Meeting.  Anaheim, California. Available at http://www.educause.edu/asp/doclib/abstract.asp?ID=EDU03177.

Carmean, C., & McGee, P. (2003). Partnering to transform teaching and learning: MERLOT and the NLII. Presentation. MERLOT International Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia.

McGee. P, & Carmean, C.  (2003). Authority of consensus: Next-generation course management system features. Presentation.EDUCAUSE 2003, Anaheim, CA.

Lowe, R., McGee, P., & Metros, S. (2003). A conceptual framework for learning objects. Opening panel at the NLII Learning Object Focus Session. Columbus, Ohio.

Briscoe, F., & McGee, P. (2003). Power relationships on an academic listserv. Presentation. 26th Annual Meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association (SERA). San Antonio, TX.

McGee, P. (2003). E-portfolios: Starting smart. Presentation. South Central R*TEC Higher Education Cadre Regional Conference. Corpus Christi, Texas.

McGee, P. Wickersham, L. (2002). The Web, ADDIE, and the ADL guidelines. Poster Session. 6th Annual E-learn Conference. Montreal, Canada.

McGee, P. (1997). Preservice education: Online collaboration. Presentation. Association of Texas Professional Educators. Austin, Texas.

McGee, P. . (1997). Teacher development on-line. Symposium. Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) 52nd Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

McGee, P. (1996). The Electronic Emissary: On-line interdisciplinary collaboration.  Presentation.The Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) 51st Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

McGee, P., & Winter, S. (1995). Thematic development and technology in the grades 3-8 classroom. technology, Workshop. Reading, and Learning Difficulties Conference. San Francisco, California.

McGee,P. (1995). Electronic Emissary Project. Presentation. 21st Century Teaching and Learning Conference. Dallas, Texas.

McGee, P. & Morris, J. (1993). The process and content of interdisciplinary courses. General Session.San Antonio Core Curriculum Project Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

McGee, P. (1989). Interactive instructional television: Improving education. Symposium.National Council of States on Inservice Education National Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

Workshops/Webinars - Invited

McGee, P., & Voeller, J. (2015). The case for eCollaboration: Engaging, empowering, and experiential. Online presentation. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting. Anaheim, CA.

McGee, P. (2014). The flipped classroom. December 28. Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Mexico.

McGee, P. (2014). Blended course design for active and engaged learners. Online Short Course, May 23, June 2 & 3. Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Mexico.

McGee, P. (2014). Supporting faculty in developing online course proficiencies. Online Short Course, June 5, 11, & 17. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI).

McGee, P. (2014). Designing for a blend. Teaching Assistant Workshop for UTSA.

McGee, P. (2013). Making the blend for active and engaged learning. Workshop for UT at Tyler. Tyler, TX, August 12, 2013.

McGee, P. (2012). eCollaborations for learning. Webinar for the AMICAL 2012 Collaborative Learning Workshop., Cairo, Egypt, November 4-5, 2012.

Anderson, M., Carmean, C., & McGee, P. (2012). Managing failure. Pre-conference workshop, WCET Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, October 30- November 1, 2013.

McGee, P. (2012). Wikis and podcasts and blogs! Oh my! What is a faculty member to do? Workshop for West Chester University, Pennsylvania, PA, April 20, 2012.

McGee, P. (2012). Ten tips for online assessment.  Innovative Educators, Webinar, April 13, 2013.

McGee, P. (2012). Online academic dishonesty. Innovative Educators, Webinar, November 14, 2013.

McGee, P., & Cooper, A. (2012). Blended learning: Effective instruction and engagement. Academic Impressions Conference, Atlanta, GA, July 30 - August 1, 2012. Sessions designed and presented:

  • Models of Blended Course Design
  • Assessment Strategies
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Connecting Class and Online Activities
  • Learner Accountability & Supports

McGee, P. (2012). Making the shift to online course design. Online 4-part Course. Academic Impressions, March 23 - April 23, 2012.

McGee, P., & Diaz, V. (2011). Making the shift: Online course design. Online Four-part Course. Academic Impressions.

McGee, P. Diaz, V., & Cooper, A. (2011). Best Practices in Blended Course Design Conference. Academic Impressions, San Diego, CA. July 25-27. Sessions designed and implemented:

  • Instructional Design Strategies for Online Courses
  • Connecting Classroom and Online Experiences: Building in Accountability
  • Feedback and Assessment in the Blended Course
  • Developing Effective Online Content

McGee, P. (2011). Making the blend: Shifting to a hybrid approach.Texas A&M San Antonio, January 21.

McGee, P. (2011). Designing a blended course: Beyond the surface. Workshop. University of Houston, Houston, Texas. August 17 & 18.

McGee, P.  (2011). Building interaction, communication, and instructor accessibility. Workshop for the University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas..

McGee, P. (2010). Making the blend: Shifting to a hybrid approach. UTSA Teaching and Learning Center, Nov. 12, 2010.

McGee, P.  Gurrie, J., & Cooper, A. (2010). Online Course Design Conference (Chair). Academic Impressions. Denver, CO. August 2-4, 2010.Sessions designed and implemented:

  • Emerging Technologies
  • Engaged Plenary
  • Matching Your Instructional Approach with the Right Technology
  • Developing Interactive Activities (with J. Gurrie)
  • Learner Assessment in an Online Environment.

McGee, P., & Diaz, V. (2010). Designing and developing online course assessments: Webinar. Academic Impressions, October 26 & 28, 2010.

McGee, P., & Wickersham, L. (2010). Meeting the challenge: Designing engaging and active online courses. EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference. Austin, TX February 17.

McGee, P., & Diaz, V. (2009). Making the shift: From classroom to online course design. 5-part online course. Academic Impressions. September 16 - October 14.

Diaz, V., & McGee, P. (2009). Designing and developing online course assessments. Webinar. Academic Impressions, June 24 and 26.

McGee, P., Diaz, V., & Gurrie, J. (2008). Online Course Design Conference (Chair). Academic Impressions, Denver, CO. Sessions designed and implemented

  • Engaged Plenary
  • Developing Goals, Objectives, and Assessment for Online Courses
  • Identifying Appropriate Technology
  • Developing Interactive Learning Activities (with J. Gurrie)

McGee, P., & Anderson, M. (2008). Online - informal - learning communities: How do they work? Sloan-C Online Workshop, March 26-April 4.

Diaz, V., & McGee, P. (2008). Blended learning: Implementing the instructional model of tomorrow. Pre-conference workshop for EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference, Houston, Texas.

McGee, P. (2007). The future looks digital. Workshop for mid-level community college administrators for the Texas Community College Teacher Association (TTCTA), 

McGee, P. (2007).  A Comprehensive Approach to Designing Online Courses (Chair). Austin, Texas. December 2-3. Sessions designed and implemented:

  • Why do we need an instructional design process?
  • Taking Stock of What you Know
  • Handing the Design Over to the Instructor

McGee, P., & Diaz, V. (2007). Millennials and emerging technologies: Meeting instructional and learning needs with tomorrow's tools. Pre-conference workshop for EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference, Austin, Texas. See

Workshops – Peer Reviewed

Diaz, V., & McGee, P. (2009). Quality online course design: Addressing the "wicked" problems.  Pre-conference workshop for EDUCAUSE 2009.

Diaz, V., & McGee, P. (2008). Finding the good fit: Faculty members, instruction, evidence, and technology. Pre-conference workshop for EDUCAUSE 2008, Orlando, FL.

Diaz, V., & McGee, P. (October, 2007). Learning technology in the future: Connecting today's innovations to institutional priorities and challenges. Pre-conference workshop for EDUCAUSE 2007, Seattle, Washington.

McGee, P., & Diaz, V. (2006). What do faculty do with technology, anyway? Preparing for tomorrow's technology with pedagogical efficacy. Pre-conference workshop for EDUCAUSE 2006, Dallas, Texas. 

Diaz, V., & McGee, P. (2005). Developing and implementing successful intellectual property policies for distributed learning environments: Examples, guidance and issues. Pre-conference workshop EDUCAUSE 2005. Orlando, Florida.

McGee, P., Bennett, K., & Diaz, V. (2005). Knowledge management: Leverage your current CMS into a next generation model. Pre-conference workshop at the Syllabus 2005 Conference. Los Angeles, California.

Bennett, K., & McGee, P. (2004). Designing for deeper learning: How can learning objects help? Tutorial conducted at ED-MEDIA 2004, Lugano, Switzerland.

McGee,, P. (2000). Internet insights for inquiring minds. 1999-2000 National Teaching Training Institute for Math, Science, and Technology. San Antonio, TX.

McGee, P. A. (1997). Preservice education: On-line collaboration. Workshop presented at the Association of Texas Professional Educators' 17th Annual State Conference, Austin, Texas.

McGee, P. & Winter, S. (1996). Thematic development and technology in the grades 3-8 classroom. Staff development module presented at the Reading & Learning Difficulties Technology Conference, Dallas, Texas.

McGee, P. (1988). Production video in the classroom. AAT training session at the Texas Association of Educational Technology Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

Theses & Dissertations

Ph.D. Dissertation Committee Member

Vidya Ananthanarayanan. (2015-present). Emerging social presence in online learning environments. University of the Incarnate Word.

Anida Duarte. (2015-present). Standards and guidelines for graduate blended learning programs. University of the Incarnate Word.

Ralph Gdovin, the University of Texas at San Antonio. (2013-present). Assessment of pre service science teacher's perceptions of and beliefs about teaching science pre and post student teaching. Dissertation Committee Member.

Malena Salazar, The University of Texas at San Antonio. (2011-2013). Practices in mediated spaces: Latina youth growing up with social media. Dissertation Committee Member.

Pierre Choucroun, The University of Texas at San Antonio. 2012). Exploration of the use of the Enneagram in couple therapy: A qualitative analysis. Dissertation Committee Member.

Colleen Carmean, Capella University. (2006-2008). Radical trust: The role of social knowledge in the formal design of informal learning. Dissertation Committee Member.

Victoria de la Garza, UT at Austin  (2005-2006.) Teachers and telecomputing: A matter of decision. Dissertation Committee Member.

MA Thesis Committee Chair

Kathie Argo, UTSA. (2002-2003). How teachers direct technology use with students with learning disabilities. Thesis Chair.

Consulting

Consultant. (2009-2010). Faculty development series on learner-centered principles. East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma.

Consultant. (2008). Pharmacy faculty training on blended learning for Touro College, Harlem, NY

.Conference Chair, Plenary, and Presenter. (December 2-3, 2007). A Comprehensive Approach to Designing Online Courses. Austin, TX.

Consultant. (2005-2006). Pearson Publishing, Central Media Group (CMG). Assist in aligning assessment to pedagogical eLearning best practices.

Consultant. (2004). Arizona State University West. Presentation on learning objects and worked with faculty developing CMS courses.

Consultant. (2004).  Intelligent Decisions Systems, Inc. (IDSI),. Washington, D.C. Review of Navy Learning Content for Integrated Learning Environments (ILE): Rules and Guidelines for Design and Development.

Consultant. (2002-2003). Edgewood ISD, Training for educators’ video production and using teleconferencing systems. For TIF grant. Consultant. (2001). The San Antonio School for Inquiry and Creativity. Staff development on Power Point™ that supports learning.

Consultant. (2000-2001).  Education Service Center Region III, Victoria, Texas. Staff development for K-12 teachers on computers and higher order thinking.

Consultant. (2000). Howard Hughes Medical Institute Teacher Summer Institute in Neurobiology, UTSA, San Antonio, Texas. Staff development for secondary teachers in the use and development of Web sites to support learning. Available at: http://lshome.utsa.edu/tsi/tsihome.htm2000-02.

Consultant. (2000). Edgewood ISD Guerra Center, San Antonio, Texas. Staff development for K-12 teachers on technology to use technology to achieve the TEKs, support higher order thinking and Internet applications for teaching and learning.

Consultant. (1999-2000). Seattle World Affairs Council, Seattle, Washington.Staff development for Wired for the World training for Foreign Language and Social Studies teachers.

Consultant. (1999).  Hanford Science Inquiry Project (HSIP), Tacoma, Washington.  Staff development for curriculum project in making WWW pages. Development of HSIP WWW site.

Consultant. (1999).  Education Service Center Region XX, San Antonio, Texas  Staff development, Inductive Approaches to Teaching: Using Higher Order Thinking Skills and Using the Internet to Facilitate Higher Order Thinking Skills.

Consultant. (1998). San Antonio Independent School District, San Antonio, Texas  Staff Development, Creating WWW sites with Front Page.

Consultant. (1998). Northside Independent School District, San Antonio, Texas  Staff Development, Creating WWW Sites with Claris Home Page.

Consultant. (1998).  Education Service Center Region XX, San Antonio, Texas  Staff development, Inductive and Inquiry Approaches to Teaching: Using Higher Order Thinking Skills.

Consultant. (1997-1998). The University of Texas at San Antonio  Created web pages for the UTSA Core Curriculum Office.

Moderator/Author. (1997-1998). Well Connected Educator [online].  Moderated and wrote on-line article for professional development web site. Available at: http://www.techlearning.com/db_area/archives/WCE/archives/mcgee.htm

Consultant. (1994-1996). The University of Texas at San Antonio  Staff development for local schools in integrating technology into the curriculum.

Consultant. (1996). Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, Austin, Texas  Wrote literature review on constructivist learning environments and technology.

Curriculum Writer. (1996-1997). San Antonio Youth Literacy, San Antonio, Texas  Revised curriculum into a skill-based guide.

Consultant. (1996). San Antonio Independent School District, San Antonio, Texas  Contributed to development of TEA Technology Demonstration Grant.

Consultant. (1994-1996). The University of Texas at San Antonio Staff development in San Antonio, Kerrville and Ingram schools for integrating technology into curriculum and instruction through a Texas Education Association/CEDE grant.

Consultant. (1994-1996).  The University of Texas at San Antonio Staff development in San Antonio, Kerrville and Ingram schools for integrating technology into curriculum and instruction through a Texas Education Association/CEDE grant.

Consultant. (1994-1995).  South West Craft Center, San Antonio, Texas  Developed and implemented staff development sessions for developing K-12 curriculum that integrates arts into existing programs. Curriculum Writer. (1993-1994).

Curriculum Project, Fiesta Texas, San Antonio, Texas  Coordinated K-12 curriculum materials writing project for use in conjunction with theme park field visits.

Graphics Designer. (1991-1998). Purely Physical, San Antonio, Texas . Designed and created brochures, forms, flyers for aerobic activities, workout services, consulting services and children's aerobic programs.

Trainer/Curriculum Writer. (1991-1992). San Antonio Museum Association, San Antonio, Texas . Developed elementary curriculum, teacher materials, AAT workshop and family activity program for school, museum and home activities for a National Science Foundation funded science-learning project targeting at-risk students.

Holistic Reader. (1989, 1991, 1992). The Psychological Corporation, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Antonio, Texas  Scored student writing samples from standardized tests.

Research Assistant. (1988-1989). Intercultural Development Research Association, San Antonio, Texas. Assistant for seven UTSA professors studying the relationship between institutional funding and academic achievement.

Products

Annotated Bibliographies

Blended Pedagogy - a collection of research, articles, and resources.

Faculty Readiness, Competencies, and Levels of Experience for Online Teaching - a collection of research, articles, and resources

Faculty Transitioning - a collection of research, articles, and resources for faculty transitioning to life after the professorate.


Products

eLearning Tools (2008-2012). A Wetpaint wiki for Web 2.0 applications.

Building a course ePortfolio: A handbook for faculty (2004). Available upon request.

Building an ePortfolio: A handbook for students  (2004). Available upon request.

Course Management System Observation Tool (2003), 

CMS Glossary (2003-2004).

Learning Object Observation Tool (2003-2005).

Next Generation CMS Functional Requirements Matrix (2003-2004),

Art Work

Briscoe, F., & McGee, P. (2001). Women in bondage and bloom. Stone Metal Art Gallery at the Blue Star Complex. San Antonio, Texas.

Honors and Awards

  • Gold Award for Online Technology ~ Higher Education  (2008). US Distance Learning Association (USDLA).
  • ASEE/Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship (SFFP) (2008). Research faculty investigating storytelling as instructional method for the USAF Research Laboratory in Mesa, Arizona.
  • ASEE/Navy Summer Faculty Research Fellow (2005, 2006). Research faculty helping to evaluate curriculum online at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) at Patrick USAFB, Cocoa Beach, Florida.
  • National Learning Infrastructure Initiative (EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative) Fellow (2003). One of two half- time fellows chosen from a competitive pool of applicants responsible for investigating specific topics for the NLII. The fellowships serve as a professional development opportunity and a way of expanding the work of the organization, see a summary of work.
  • ASEE/Navy Summer Faculty Research Fellow (2001, 2002). Participation in research on learning objects and best online practices with Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Lab and Naval Air Warfare Command (NAWC) staff and colleagues in Orlando,  FL.
  • Lead Researcher, National Coalition on Electronic Portfolio Research (2005-2006). College of Education and Human Development Research Team.

Professional Service - Sample

Department

Member,  Department Faculty Advisory Committee (1999-present)

Representative, Faculty Senate,. (2006-2008; 2013-present)

Program Coordinator, Adult and Higher Education. (2005-2007). Advise, represent program, submit reports and proposals.

Program Coordinator, Instructional Technology. (1999-2005). Advise all students, represent IST in college and department, submit reports and proposals.

Member, Academic Policy and Curricula Committee. (2001-2004; 2008-2010). Attend meetings, reviewproposals, report to department.

Chair, Department Academic and Curriculum Policy Committee. (2001-2004). Set agenda, coordinate tasks, attend meetings, complete reports.

College

Chair, COEHD College Council. (2012-2013).

Secretary, COEHD College Council. (2006-2007).

Chair, COEHD Technology Committee (2002-2004;2006-2008).

Member, COEHD Graduate Programs Committee. (2003-2005).

Member, COEHD Merit Pay Task Force. (1999-2001).

University

Representative, Faculty Senate Executive Committee (2007-2008; 2013-2014).

Member, Extended Education Committee (2006-2010).

Member, Faculty Senate University Curriculum Committee (2006-2010.

Member, UTSA Core Curriculum Committee. (2001-2008).

Member, UTSA Building Advisory Committee. (2005-2008).

Member, UTSA Career Services Advisory Board. (2005-2006).

Member, UTSA Internet Security Committee. (2003-2006).

Member, Teaching and Learning Center Advisory Committee. (2004-2007).

Member, UTSA Automated Services Fee Committee. (2002-2006).

Member, UTSA Committee on Plagiarism. (2002-2005).

Chair, UTSA Library Committee. (2001-2002).

Chair, UTSA Parking & Traffic Committee. (200o-2002;2005-2006).

Professional

Editorial Review Board, International Journal of ePortfolio (IJeP) (2010-present)

Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design (2010-present)

Reviewer, Conference Paper, AERA Instructional Technology SIG (2008-present).

Peer Reviewer, Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) (2007-present). The Higher Learning Commission.

Member, Review Board. (2009-2012). EDUCAUSE Quarterly.

Co- Chair, Communities of Learning, Sloan-C International Symposium, (2008-2010).

Member, EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference (2008) Planning Committee.

ThinkQuest Judge. (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011).

AERA Annual Meeting Proposal Review. (2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013). Educational Technology.

Conference Proposal Review. (2005, 2007, 2010). Innovations in Online Learning conference.

Co- Chair, Communities of Learning, Sloan-C International Symposium, (2008-2010).

Manuscript Reviewer. (2010-2011). EDUCAUSE Quarterly.

Thinkquest Judge. (2007, 2008, 2009).

AERA Annual Meeting Proposal Review. (2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007). Educational Technology.

Conference Proposal Review. (2005, 2007). Innovations in Online Learning conference.

Paper Reviewer. (2004). International Conference on Educational and Information Systems:Technologies and Applications. Orlando, Florida.

Teacher Manual Review. (2002). Reviewed Teacher Manuals for Read, Set, Leap!

NECC 2002 Annual Conference Proposal Reviewer. (2001).Educational Technology.

Blue Ribbon School Proposal Review for Texas. (2001). USDOE.

Chair. (2004). Texas Cadre Focus Session: Alternative certification in the 21st century: Digital olutions. One day statewide workshop hosted at UTSA. March 27, 2004.

Texas Teacher STaR Chart Advisory Council, Working Member. (2003-2004). This group developed a Texas Teacher STaR Chart aligned with the requirements in Title II Part D and technology standards required of all beginning educators, as well as recommendations in the 2002 Update to the Long-Range Plan for Technology 1996-2010.

Member. (2004-2006). The Horizon Project VCOP, http://www.sitegeist.com/horizon/

Member (2002-2006). UT TeleCampus ME in Educational Technology Advisory Board.

Facilitator. (2003). NLII, Learning Objects Virtual Community of Practice (LOVCOP).

Member. (2002). SBEC Master Technology Teacher Test Framework Committee.

Reviewer. (2002). SBEC Master Technology Teacher Exam Review.

Reviewer. (2001). Texas State Board of Educator Certification ExCET Test Review..

Commuity

Chair, Madrone Canyon Trail, Friends of the Westbank Library District, Austin, TX (2012-present)

Board Member, Friends of the Westbank Library District, Austin, TX (2012-present)

Board Member, Friends of the Brightleaf Preserve, Austin, TX (2009-present)

Secretary, Westcliff Home Owners Association, Austin, TX  (2006-2014)

Member, Capital Area Master Naturalists, Austin, TX (2008-present)

Curriculum Chair, Capital Area Master Naturalists, Austin, TX (2010)

Volunteer & Interpretive Guide, Wildland Conservation Division, Austin, TX (2007-present)

Coordinator & Instructor, Nature in the City, Lifetime Learning Institute, Austin, TX (2013-2014)

Grants

Funded

Principle Investigator and Project Director. (2001-2005). Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to use Technology, USDOE. ($1,785,362.75).

Co-Principle Investigator. (2001-2003). UT TeleCampus Course Development Grant for undergraduate course Physical Science.($7500) 2001-2003

Principle Investigator and Project Director. (2002-2003). American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Microsoft Innovative Teacher Grant. ($60,000 value).

Principle Investigator. (2001-2003). UT TeleCampus Course Development Grant for graduate course Evaluating Trends in Educational Technology.($5000).

Recipient. (1996). CEDE Materials Development Grant (Texas Education Association)  HyperCard course resource materials. ($1000).

Recipient. (1995). CEDE Professional Development Module Grant (Texas Education Association)  Staff development module Themes, Technology and Teachers: Building an Integrated Curriculum. ($1000).

Unfunded

Principle Investigator (2008).  Tablets and peers: Learning on the move. Hewlett Packard Technology for Teaching Grant.

Principle Investigator. (2006). The Consortia for Latino-Hispanic Experiential, and Academic Research (CLEAR) Project. Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI), NSF.Co-Principle Investigator. (2004). USDOE Teacher Quality Enhancement Grant.

Co-Principle Investigator. (2004). FISPE Grant. Co-Principle Investigator. (2000). Institute of Museum and Library Services Library-Museum Grant.

References

Colleen Carmean, Assistant Chancellor for Instructional Technologies University of Washington, Tacoma

Veronica Diaz, Director of Online Programs and Associate Director of ELI