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Hans Aagard

Statement of Purpose: I am interested in instruction, education, technology, and media. I am building experience in improving effective education and positive use of media in learning.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy – December 2014
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana

  • Field of Study: Learning Design and Technology
  • Advisor: Dr. Timothy Newby
  • Project Title: The Effects Of A Humorous Instructional Video On Motivation And Learning

Masters of Science – 2004
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana

  • Field of Study: Educational Technology
  • Advisor: Dr. Timothy Newby
  • Project Title: Perceptions of Two Instructional Methods Using WebLearner in an Online Environment

Bachelors of Arts – 2001
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah

  • Major: Linguistics
  • Minor: Computers in the Humanities

Teaching Experience

Boise State University, Boise, ID

  • University Foundations: Discussion Group Leader
    • UF 100: Lead ½ class sessions per week, planning, implementation of instruction, grading, creating instructional materials. 2015-Present.
  • Albertons Library: Instructor
    • UF 100-300: Library sessions. 1 or 2 session workshops focused on information literacy such as distinguishing between useful sources. 2013-2014.
  • Albertsons Library: Trainer
    • Various – Faculty instructional development on technology and instruction. 2013-2104.

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

  • Instructor
    • EDCI 271: “Classroom Applications of Educational Technology”
      January 2003- March 2008
  • Co-Instructor
    • EDCI 564: “Integration and Management of Computers in Education” (online)
      January-May 2005
    • EDCI 566: “Educational Applications of Hypermedia”
      May-July 2004
  • Lab Instructor
    • EDCI 270: “Introduction to Educational Technology and Computing”
      August 2002-August 2004
  • Teaching Assistant
    • Center for Instructional Excellence, August 2006-March 2008
    • EDCI 560: “Educational Technology for Teaching and Learning”
      May-July 2005

Publications and Presentations

Publications

Aagard, H., Bowen, K., Olesova, L. (2010). Hotseat: Opening the Backchannel in Large Lectures. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/hotseat-opening-backchannel-large-lectures.

Richardson, J.C. Ertmer, P., Aagard, H., Ottenbreit-Leftwich, A., Yang, D. & Mack, N. (Summer, 2007). The Digital Age Literacy Professional Development Initiative: Factors Influencing Teachers’ Implementation of Skills and Strategies. Teacher Education & Practice, 20(3), 239-262.

Richardson, J.C., Aagard, H. & Stickman, A. (October, 2006). Guidelines for mentoring graduate students in best practices for teaching online courses. Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology: Dallas, TX.

Huang, D. W., Aagard, H., Diefes-Dux, H. (2004). Impact of Cognitive-based Instructional Intervention on Learning Motivation: The Implementation of Student-made Glossary in a Programming-oriented Engineering Problem-solving Course and Its Impact on Learning Motivation. Paper presented at the AECT Annual Convention, October, 2004; Chicago, IL.

Refereed Presentations

Aagard, H. and Bowen, K. (2010, October). Classroom Engagement in the Age of Cell Phones and Social Media. 2010 Educause Annual Conference: Anaheim, CA.

Bowen, K., Aagard, H. (2010, June). In the Hotseat: Connecting with Students Through Backchannel Banter. Educomm 2010 Annual Conference: Las Vegas, NV.

Aagard, H. and Bowen, K. (2010, March). In the Hotseat: Connecting with Students Through Backchannel Banter (Learning Technology). Educause Learning Initiative Annual Meeting: Austin, TX.

Aagard, H., Graveel, J., & Oshea, K. (2009, March). STEM-Based Peer Tutoring: Students Teaching Students Online. Educause Midwest Regional Conference: Chicago, IL.

Richardson, J.C., Ertmer, P., Aagard, H., Lehman, J., Newby, T., Swain, P., Campbell, J. & Akridge, J. (2006, March). Scaffolding student learning through peer-rated online discussions: results and future approaches. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting: San Francisco, CA.

Richardson, J.C. and Aagard, H. (2006, March). Mentoring Graduate Students in Best Pedagogical Practices of Online Learning. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting: San Francisco, CA.

Richardson, J.C, Ertmer, P., Aagard, H. & Lehman, J. (2005, October). Scaffolding student learning through peer-rated online discussions. Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology: Orlando, FL.

Richardson, J.C., Aagard, H., Ottenbreit, A. & Yang, D. (2004, October). Factors that influence teachers’ implementation of digital age literacy skills and strategies. Annual Meeting of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association: Columbus, OH.

Newby, T., Aagard, H. & Ottenbreit, A. (2004) Exploring Case-Based Reasoning with the Use of Tegrity WebLearner Software within Large Lecture-Type Courses. Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference: West Lafayette, IN.

Aagard, H. & Richardson, J.C. (2003, April). Does web-based learning really work? American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting: Chicago, IL.

Other Presentations

Aagard, H. (March, 2014). The Effects of Humor in Instructional Videos on Learning and Motivation. DMLHub – DML Cafe Sessions 1, 2. Boston, MA.

Aagard, H. (March, 2014). Online Training and Communication from a Distance. Serve Idaho Conference. Boise, ID.

Aagard, H., O’Shea, Kevin. (November, 2012). Practical Strategies for Using Mobile and Social Technology in Your Course. EDUCAUSE 2012 Online Annual Conference.

Aagard, H. (May, 2008). Best Practices for Working with Faculty. TLT professional development lunch, Purdue University: West Lafayette, IN.

Aagard, H. (April, 2008). Student Trainers. CIC – IT Technical Training Group Meeting, Purdue University: West Lafayette, IN.

Reiner, C., & Aagard, H. (February, 2007). Presentation Skills. Comparative Pathobiology Seminar, Veterinary School, Purdue University; West Lafayette, IN.

Ertmer, P. A., Simons, K., Aagard, H., Park, S., York, C. (2005). Transition to PBL: Multiple Perspectives on the Benefits and Challenges of Adopting a Problem-based Learning Approach. A symposium presented at the AECT Annual Convention, October, 2005; Orlando, FL.

Fox, W. & Aagard, H. (March 25, 2003). Using Technology to Support Problem-Based Learning in Teacher Education. Preparing Teaching for Tomorrow Techie Talk; West Lafayette, IN.

Other Activities and Service

Conference Activities

  • Panel Moderator, 2014, University Author’s Reception, Boise State University
  • Workshop Presenter, 2012, EDUCAUSE National Conference.
    Moderator, 2009 Teaching and Learning Conference, Purdue University
  • Session Discussant, 2004 Annual Meeting of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association
  • Volunteer, 2005 Annual Meeting of Association of Educational Communications and Technology
  • Organizer, Graduate Lounge, 2006 Annual Meeting of Association of Educational Communications and Technology
  • Proposal Reviewer, Purdue Annual Graduate Student Educational Research Symposium, 2008

Service

  • President, Purdue Association of Educational Technology – August 2006 – May 2007
  • Vice-President of Professional Development, Purdue Association of Educational Technology – August 2004 – May 2005

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