Wednesday, November 17, 2010
The MIAECT Chapter hosted another successful event in November. At the AECT Conference Rewind meeting we had 23 people in attendance! Our speakers, Dr. Monica Tracey, Dr. Susan Hart, Kecia Waddell, Jill Stefaniak, Jason Siko, and Kelly Unger did an outstanding job presenting attendees with an abundance of career advancing information. Thank you presenters for sharing your experience and expertise! We truly appreciate your service.
Wow! Can you believe we are about to enter the holiday season? Where did the time go? Let's get together one last time in 2010 and celebrate the energy flowing through our organization. It'll be a great opportunity to meet our new members and mingle with others.
Join us at Lefty's Lounge on Cass Ave. in Detroit on December 8. It's a great opportunity to relax and socialize with others in our field. This event is free to all so please bring along your spouse, significant other, friend, cousin, or neighbor, and lets celebrate! We have reserved a room in the back of Lefty's just for our group. We'll be there starting at 5:30pm, but please feel free to stroll in when you are available.
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Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Tenure-Track Faculty Position (Instructional Technology)
2011-2012 Academic Year
Wayne State University's College of Education invites applications for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor faculty position in the Instructional Technology (IT) program.
Responsibilities: to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the Instructional Technology program that are related to your areas of expertise; advise graduate students and serve on doctoral committees; engage in research, scholarly activities and publication; engage in service-related activities, including participation in program area/division/college and university committees and in professional organizations.
Qualifications: an earned doctorate in Instructional Technology or related field with primary emphases in multimedia, interactive technologies and instructional design; a record of publication appropriate to the rank sought. In addition, expertise in areas such as on-line learning, interactive courseware, instructional design and development is preferred, as is experience in university-level teaching and research, distance education, and technology-based product development.
WSU is a comprehensive research university with a concentration of students in professional and graduate programs. The Instructional Technology program in the College of Education offers doctoral and master's degrees; there are approximately six hundred IT students, including 70 doctoral students. The IT program sponsors the Certificate in University Teaching and Certificate in Online Teaching, and the State of Michigan's Educational Technology Endorsement program for P-12 teachers. In addition, the IT program is affiliated with the college's Institute for Learning and Performance Improvement and has strong ties with the metropolitan Detroit educational and training communities.
Candidates must complete an online application at: https://jobs.wayne.edu/ applicants/Central?quickFind=192139
For an electronic application to be considered complete, candidates must attach to it the following: a letter of application that addresses their qualifications for the position; a current vita; a 1-2 page summary of their research agenda; a list of at least three references and their contact information (mailing address, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers).
In addition, applicants must arrange to have transcripts and three original, recent (within the past 12 months) letters of recommendation sent to: Dr. Timothy Spannaus, Chair, IT Search Committee, Wayne State University, 379 College of Education Building, Detroit, MI 48202.
Please include your e-mail address in the materials you submit by mail so that we may acknowledge receipt of same, send additional information, and contact you as necessary throughout the review process.
Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Spannaus at: email@example.com.
Please note: The successful candidate for this position will be asked to provide official transcripts and proof of degrees awarded before the hiring process is completed.
Salary and Rank for above: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and the search will continue until the position is filled. Requests for confidentiality will be respected until the final search phases.
Starting date: August, 2011.
The College of Education's theme "The Urban Educator: Reflective, Innovative and
Committed to Diversity," guides and develops its programs. The college is characterized by its diversity and commitment to an urban mission and reflects the dynamic characteristics of urban life. The College of Education currently enrolls about 2,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate (master's/education specialist/doctoral) students in approximately 34 different programs.
Wayne State University is a premier institution of higher education offering more than 350 undergraduate and graduate academic programs through 12 schools and colleges to more than 32,000 students in Metropolitan Detroit.
See www.coe.wayne.edu/aos/it for additional IT program information; www.coe.wayne.edu for college information and www.wayne.edu for university and campus information. Wayne State University is located in Detroit (MI), the eighth largest metropolitan area in the U.S., with the range of cultural and recreational offerings typical of a major city. See wayne.edu/community/index.php to learn more about the university and the Detroit area.
Wayne State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.