Megan Fritz, Ph.D.


Education

Ph.D. Educational Leadership Development and Learning Technologies May 2005

Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
Dissertation Title: “Students Using Handheld Computers to Learn Collaboratively in a First Grade Classroom”

M.Ed. Computers in Education (K-12) May 2000
Instructional Technology Specialist Certificate
DeSales University
Center Valley, PA 18034

B.S.Ed. Elementary Education; minor in Reading May 1995
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, PA 17257

Professional Experience

Adjunct Instructor

Drexel University, School of Education March 2006 – present
Courses Taught
• Online Field Placement Seminar
• Computer Skills for Teachers
• Co-Op II Seminar Course
• Multimedia Instructional Design
• Learning Sciences and Instructional Design
• Social Media
• Developing Educational Leadership and Team Building Competencies for Instructional Technologists
• Student Teaching Supervisor
Developed and rewrote the Multimedia Instructional Design course September 2012
Consultant - Web Page Development August 2003

Penn State Great Valley November 2006 – June 2011
• INSYS 471 Introduction to Educational Systems Design
• EDTEC 566 Computers as Learning Tools
• INSYS 448 Internet in the Classroom
• INSYS 497 Social Networking for Educators: Using Web 2.0 in the Classroom
Developed the Social Networking course December 2010

Rosemont College, Graduate Studies June 2003 – December 2006
Technology in Education
• Using Technology as a Tool for Learning
• Information Technology: Concepts and Applications
• Technology in Education: Resources, Rules, Guidelines and Laws
• Planning and Managing IT Infrastructures in Education
Curriculum & Instruction
• Technology in the Curriculum
• Student Teacher Supervisor
School of Graduate Studies Dean Search Committee, Member February 2005
Middle States Periodic Review Report Committee, Member 2004-2005
Consultant - Preparation for Instructional Technology Specialist Program Review August 2003

Arcadia University 2004 - 2005
• Student Teacher Supervisor


Staff Development Facilitator for Technology February 2000 – April 2003

Council Rock School District

Palm™ Education Training Coordinator Certified September 2002

Classroom Connect's Connected University Online Teaching Assistant March 2001-April 2003

Teacher, Third and Fourth grade August 1996 - February 2000

Richland Elementary School, Quakertown Community School District


Conference Presentations

Symposium for Teaching and Learning With Technology (Penn State University) April 2009
Title: University 2.0: Digital Innovations in the University Classroom
National Educational Computing Conference July 2008
Title: University 2.0: Digital Innovations in the University Classroom
Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education March 2007
Title: Systems Oriented Leadership: Views from the Principal, First Grade Teacher, and Instructional Technology Specialist
MCCC Technology and Learning Conference October 2006
Title: Using Handheld Computers as a Tool in the Elementary Classroom
Pennsylvania Educational Technology Conference, Presenter February 2003
Pennsylvania Educational Technology Conference, Student Showcase Chair February 2003
Educators EmPOWERing Educators Internet Conference, Penn State Great Valley April 2002
Pennsylvania Educational Technology Conference February 2001

Publications

Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference Proceedings March 2007
Title: The Teacher’s Leadership Role in Facilitating One-to-One Computing in an Elementary Classroom