Culture Influencers: Katie Alaniz and Dawn Wilson

Dr. Katie AlanizDawn WilsonKatie Alaniz, assistant professor of education, and Dr. Dawn Wilson, professor of education,  were invited to present at the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education’s (AACE) annual Ed Media 2017 international conference, which took place in Washington, D.C. from June 20 – 23, 2017. Dr. Alaniz was able to present their session entitled “From ‘Sit and Get’ to ‘Stand and Deliver’: Harnessing the Potential of Digital Media to Enhance Learner Engagement and Student Success.” This session integrated concepts contained within the book entitled “Digital Media in Today’s Classrooms: The Potential for Meaningful Teaching, Learning, and Assessment”, which was co-authored with HBU colleague Joshua Sikora, Assistant Professor of Cinema and New Media Arts. Their book was published by Rowman & Littlefield Education in December 2016.