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Frank Anthony Moretti

Professional Background

Educational Background


  Ph.D., History, Columbia University, Doctoral Dissertation: “Augustus and Vergil: Pietas and the Pedagogy of Power,”1983
  M. Phil, Columbia University, 1976
  M.Ed., Teachers College, Columbia University, 1976
  M.A., History and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1973
  M.A., Latin, Columbia University, 1967
  B.A., Greek and Latin, St. Bonaventure University, 1965

Scholarly Interests

Selected Publications

Fall 2007: “Using New Media to Improve Learning: Multimedia Connect for HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction and the Triangle Initiative,” in Toward Equity in Health: A New Global Approach to Health Disparities, Moretti, Frank A. & Witte, Susan S., edited by Barbara Wallace, Springer Publishing Company, 2007

February 2005: “Support in the Use of New Media,” Supporting E-Learning: A Guide for Library and Information Managers, Facet Publishing, United Kingdom, 2005

Winter 2005: “Digital Media in a New Age of Learning and Research: The Multimedia Study Environment Version of the Autobiography of Malcolm X,” “Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society, Vol. 7 #1, Frank Moretti with John Frankfurt and David Miele, Columbia University, New York, New York

2005: “What Have We Learned and How Have We Learned It? Examples of Best Practices of a New Media Services and Development Center in Higher Education,” Online Padagogik, Band 3, edited by Burkhard Lehmann and Egon Bloh, 77-97. Frank Moretti/Lila Pinto (in collaboration with Kristen Sosulski and Ryan Kelsey), Baltmannsweller, Germany: Schneider Verlag Hohengehren

Select Presentations

February 3, 2009: Designing a Global Learning Organization; with a focus on human development, President’s Office, Georgetown University

November 14, 2008: Presenter, “Working with Distressed Communities: The Use of Media as a Tool for Pedagogical Enhancement,” The Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service, Georgetown University

November 12-14, 2008: “VITAL: A Web-based Video Analysis System for Teaching University-level Courses in Early Childhood Mathematics Education,” DR-K12 PI Meeting: Transforming STEM Education Through Research: Making an Impact on Student and Teacher Learning, National Science Foundation, Washington, DC

July 14-25, 2008:University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, S.A. (Distinguished Visiting Professor) : Seminar on Instructional Technology

April 16, 2008: “Mobilizing Design Research to Extend the Global Power of Digital Media in Education: The MacArthur Commission’s Global Classroom Project on Sustainable Development and the Millennium Village Simulation,” J.R. Garfield, R. Kelsey & F.A. Moretti, 3rd International Conference on Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning (IMCL) 2008 Conference, Amman, Jordan

June 6-8, 2007: “Teacher 2.0: Developing the 21st Century Workforce,” EduStat Summit 2007, Columbia University, New York

May 15, 2006: “Inventing the Future of University Learning and Teaching in a Networked World,” Seminar, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

March 10-11, 2006: “The Work of Education Technologists: Implications for a Health Disparities Reduction Research Agenda,” The First Annual Health Disparities Conference, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York

Select Projects - Executive Producer

Multimedia Study Environments:
Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)
William Shakespeare’s, The Tragedie of King Lear
W.E.B. Du Bois, Souls of Black Folk
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
The Vimalakirti

Simulations
:
Heart Simulator
Brownfield Action: An Environmental Simulation
Millennium Village Simulation

E-Seminars
:
Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London: E-Seminar 2, Revolution and Reform
Digital Learning Communities: Promoting Democracy Through Education
Malcolm X: Life After Death
“Pops,” Out Here in the Cause of Happiness: The Louis Armstrong Story

Analytic and Communication Tools
:
Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning (VITAL)
Image Annotation Tool (IAT)
Deconstructor: An Online Film Analysis Tool

Pedagogical Wikis
:
Social Justice Movements
The Politics of Sustainable Development
Seminar in Applied Mathematics
Reading and Writing Women

current projects

Frank Moretti has 39 years of experience in school-based leadership and is recognized as one of America's leading theorists and practitioners in the use of digital technology in education. He was the Executive Director of the internationally known Dalton Technology Plan. He founded the software company Learn Technologies Interactive. He contributes extensively to national conferences and seminars on technology and education and is the author of many papers and articles on innovation in education, and the role of technology, specifically multimedia, in education.

Frank is the Executive Producer of scores of digital media projects at the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, including:

VITAL - Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning: A Web-based application that uses digital video as a teaching tool, allowing students to view a digital video library and to construct multimedia essays incorporating references to texts and videos. VITAL also stores all student work, allowing for sharing and peer review.

Image Annotation Tool: A Web-based application designed for students and faculty to upload, organize, categorize, present and annotate digital images. Students also can annotate and organize images into meaningful categories to support their individual study of the course content. For faculty, the IAT enables the creation of slideshows and the ability to review student annotations on course images.

The Autobiography of Malcolm X: Presents Malcolm X's memoir with links to critical annotations that provide perspectives beyond the written word. This MSE provides four "lenses," or perspectives, that illuminate the political, cultural, global, and faith-based aspects of Malcolm X's life and legacy. In addition, the MSE features a rich multimedia archive of primary sources, including historical documents, images, and videos as well as original interviews with scholars and Malcolm X's contemporaries.

Social Justice Movements Wiki: A student-authored, collaborative Web site about key social justice movements in the United States that provides students the opportunity to create a Web site exploring the broader political visions of organizations representing labor, civil rights, black liberation, reparations, socialism/communism, feminism, welfare rights, youth/Hip Hop activism, education, peace, environmental justice, and anti-globalization and their impact on local communities.

Film Language Glossary: For students involved in the making and studying of motion pictures. Specifically, the focus is on defining film terms and film language which are representative of all the major categories of Film Studies: practical terminology, technical terminology, the language of business, historical terms as well as the language of criticism and theory. Each entry is enhanced by sample film clips, images, and animations.

Heart Simulator: Modeling the pressure-volume relationship, the Heart Simulator contains parameters that students manipulate to simulate conditions and pathologies useful for teaching and learning the function of the heart. It provides a continuous graphic output of the relationship between pressure and volume in the heart under varying conditions.

Brownfield Action: This simulation engages students in an environmental investigation of a suspected contaminated land site. An adaptation of a paper-based version of the study the professor had used for several years, the project is ideally suited for a digital environment in which students seamlessly gather, store and manipulate data.

curriculum vitae

Frank A. Moretti

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Education:   
  Ph.D., History, Columbia University, Doctoral Dissertation: “Augustus and Vergil: Pietas and the Pedagogy of Power,”1983
  M. Phil, Columbia University, 1976
  M.Ed., Teachers College, Columbia University, 1976
  M.A., History and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1973
  M.A., Latin, Columbia University, 1967
  B.A., Greek and Latin, St. Bonaventure University, 1965
 
Present Positions:

Executive Director, Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL), Columbia University (http://www.ccnmtl.columbia.edu)
Professor of Communications, Teachers College, Columbia University
Visiting Professor of Communications, School of Journalism, Columbia University
President, Black Rock Forest Consortium 1990 – present (http://www.blackrockforest.org)
Board of Directors, The 168th Street Armory Foundation (http://www.Armorytrack.com)

Grants and Awards:
In the last 25 years, recipient of over $25 million in grants in the field of education and technology from private foundations, National Science Foundation, Department of Education, Mellon Foundation, Fund for Improvement of Post-Secondary Education, Centers for Disease Control, and the National Institute of Mental Health. These grants were often in partnership with other recipients who were faculty partners from throughout the university.

In September 2005 received Outstanding Teacher Award from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Past Positions:
1997-2000 Co-Director, Institute for Learning Technologies (ILT), Teachers College,Columbia University (http:///www.ilt.columbia.edu)
1996-1999  Chairman, Board of Directors, City Volunteer Corps (New York City)
1996-1997  Executive Vice President for Educational Ventures, The Dalton School
1986-1996  Associate Headmaster, The Dalton School
1988-1997  Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Communications, Computing, Technology &Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
1988-1992  Co-Director, Cumulative Curriculum Project, Institute for Learning Technologies, Teachers College, Columbia University
1986-1997  Associate Headmaster , The Dalton School
1986-1998  Executive Director, The New Laboratory for Teaching and Learning, The Dalton School
1981-1986  Assistant Headmaster for Curriculum, The Dalton School
1978-1981  Director of Degree Programs in Liberal Arts (AA, BA & General Studies Program), School of Continuing Education, New York University
1977-1978  Director of General Studies Program (NYU’s two year college), School of Continuing Education, New York University
1973-1975  Assistant Professor of Education & Director of Teacher Education, Bloomfield College
1970-1973  Associate of the Faculty, Barnard College, Columbia University
1966-1973  Various Teaching

Teaching Experience:
1997-Present Teachers College, Columbia University, Professor of Communications, Department of Communication, Computing, Technology and Education
2006-Present School of Journalism, Columbia University, Visiting Professor of Communications
1997   School of General Studies, Columbia University, Instructor, Ancient Greek Culture and Postmodernism
1981-1997  Teachers College, Columbia University, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Communications, Computing, Technology and Education (from 1985)
                   Courses: History of Communications and Technology: How to Teach the Classics
                   The Dalton School (Philosophy, Latin: Vergil, Mass Media, 6th Grade Social Studies, Senior Seminar)
1971-1994  New York University, Adjunct Associate Professor of Humanities, Ancient Greek Literature; Historiography; Interdisciplinary Seminar: Classical Greece
1973-1976  Bloomfield College, Assistant Professor, History and Philosophy of Education
1969-1971  Adelphi University, Lecturer, Greek and Latin
                   All advanced undergraduate Latin courses;
                   History of Technology and Education (Graduate)
1967-1968  St. Bonaventure University, Instructor, Greek and Latin
1966-1967  St. Peter’s Prep (Jersey City, New Jersey), Teacher, Greek and Latin
 

1999-Present Executive Producer (A Sample: http://www.ccnmtl.columbia.edu)

Multimedia Study Environments:
      Pierrot Lunaire’s: The Melodramas
      Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)
      Arthur C. Danto’s: “The Artworld”
      William Shakespeare’s, The Tragedie of King Lear
      The Hell’s Kitchen South Project
      Saint Augustine’s, On Christian Doctrine
      John Milton’s, Paradise Lost, Box IX
      Fredric Jameson’s, “Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism”
      Edmund Burke’s, Reflections on the Revolution in France (selections)
      Todd Gitlin’s, “Television Screens: Hegemony in Transition”
      W.E.B. Du Bois, Souls of Black Folk
      The Autobiography of Malcolm X
      The Vimalakirti
          
      Simulations:
      Heart Simulator
      News Reporting Simulation
      Brownfield Action: An Environmental Simulation
      ReliefSim
      Millennium Village Simulation
     
      E-Seminars:
      Schoenberg and Modernism
      Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London: E-Seminar 2, Revolution and Reform
      Digital Learning Communities: Promoting Democracy Through Education
      Malcolm X: Life After Death
      Environmental Sustainability: Perspectives on the World
      The Impact of Technology on the Legal Profession
      The Shakespearean Sonnet and the Modern Voice
      Pops Out Here in the Cause of Happiness: The Louis Armstrong Story
      W.E.B. Du Bois and The Black Experience
          
      Analytic and Communication Tools:
      Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning (VITAL)
      Image Annotation Tool (IAT)
      Deconstructor: An Online Film Analysis Tool
     
      Pedagogical Wikis:
      Social Justice Movements
      Columbia Artist/Teachers
      The African-American Poets: Brooks and Hughes
      New Media in Education 2006: A Progress Report
      The Politics of Sustainable Development
      Seminar in Applied Mathematics
      Reading and Writing Women
      History of Electronic Music

Recent Professional Activities:
Papers, Presentations and Demonstrations


February 7, 2009 Moderator: Yochai Benkler (Harvard), “Participation and Power in the Networked Public Sphere,” The Changing Dynamics of Public Controversies, Columbia University      

February 3, 2009 Designing a Global Learning Organization; with a focus on human development, President’s Office, Georgetown University      

December 2 & 3 2008 Presenter, “The Dalton Technology Plan,” “CCNMTL As An Organizational Innovator, “ “Teacher Education and Technology,” Arizona State University - New American University      

November 19 & 21, 2008 Convener and Presenter, Georgetown/Columbia Conversation on Technology and Education, Georgetown University     

November 14, 2008 Presenter, “Working with Distressed Communities: The Use of Media as a Tool for Pedagogical Enhancement,” The Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service, Georgetown University      

November 12-14, 2008 “VITAL: A Web-based Video Analysis System for Teaching University-level Courses in Early Childhood Mathematics Education,” DR-K12 PI Meeting: Transforming STEM Education Through Research: Making an Impact on Student and Teacher Learning, National Science Foundation, Washington, DC

November 7, 2008 Discussant, Georgetown University Library Seventh Scholarly Communication Symposium, Copyright: Fair Use, the Curriculum, and the Georgia State Case, Georgetown University  

October 30, 2008 Conference Introduction, The Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning’s 4th New Media in Education Conference: New Media in Education: Connecting a Global Community, Columbia University      

July 14-25, 2008 University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, S.A.(Distinguished Visiting Professor) : Seminar on Instructional Technology      

April 22, 2008 “CCNMTL: A Path to Innovation in the Classroom,” Innovation in the CUMC Classroom, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY      

April 16, 2008 “Mobilizing Design Research to Extend the Global Power of Digital Media in Education: The MacArthur Commission’s Global Classroom Project on Sustainable Development and the Millennium Village Simulation,” J.R. Garfield, R. Kelsey & F.A. Moretti, 3rd International Conference on Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning (IMCL) 2008 Conference, Amman, Jordan      

April 11, 2008 Third Annual IGERT Symposium on International Development and Globalization at Columbia University, New York, NY      

September 28, 2007 “Online Courses for Teachers and Students in Asian Studies,” The Fifth Annual Symposium on Asia in the Curriculum, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, New York, NY (panelist)      

Fall 2007 “Using New Media to Improve Learning: Multimedia Connect for HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction and the Triangle Initiative,” in Toward Equity in Health: A New Global Approach to Health Disparities, Moretti, Frank A. & Witte, Susan S., edited by Barbara Wallace, Springer Publishing Company, 2007      

June 6-8, 2007 “Teacher 2.0: Developing the 21st Century Workforce,” EduStat Summit 2007, Columbia University, New York      

May 22-23, 2007 Video, Education, and Open Content: Best Practices, Columbia University (Co- Sponsor)

June 5-6, 2006 “Video and University Teaching and Learning,” Culture, Commerce and Public Media: A New Forum for Creators, Co sponsored by Intelligent Television and Channel 13/WNET, New York, NY

May 15, 2006 “Inventing the Future of University Learning and Teaching in a Networked World,” Seminar, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

April 7-11, 2006 “Virtual Fieldwork for Pre-Professional Training,” 2006 American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

March 10-11, 2006 “The Work of Education Technologists: Implications for a Health Disparities Reduction Research Agenda,” The First Annual Health Disparities Conference, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York

February 10, 2006 “Digital Technologies and Education: Distraction or Panacea?” University of Maryland, 2005-2006 Teaching and Learning Speaker Series, College Park, Maryland

January 23-24, 2006 “The Economics of Film and Television,” The Economics of Open Content Conference, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Panel Discussion)

September 12, 2005 “Digital Media Now: Ins and Outs of this Latest Technology Wave,” NYSIA Monthly Meeting (Panel Discussion, New York, New York

April 14, 2005 “Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning (VITAL): A Learning Environment for Early Childhood Mathematics Education,” American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) 2005 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada

April 8, 2005 “Ménage a Trois: The Essential Computing, Library and Instructional Technology Partnership to Advance New Medial Learning,” Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 12th National Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota

February 2005 “Support in the Use of New Media,” Supporting E-Learning: A Guide for Library and Information Managers, Facet Publishing, United Kingdom, 2005

January 14, 2005 “Building the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning,” EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Baltimore, Maryland

Winter 2005 “Digital Media in a New Age of Learning and Research: The Multimedia Study Environment Version of the Autobiography of Malcolm X,” “Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society, Vol. 7 #1, Frank Moretti with John Frankfurt and David Miele, Columbia University, New York, New York      

2005 “What Have We Learned and How Have We Learned It? Examples of Best Practices of a New Media Services and Development Center in Higher Education,” Online Padagogik, Band 3, edited by Burkhard Lehmann and Egon Bloh, 77-97. Frank Moretti/Lila Pinto (in collaboration with Kristen Sosulski and Ryan Kelsey), Baltmannsweller, Germany: Schneider Verlag Hohengehren

March 31, 2004 “Creating Engaged Learners,” Keynote Address for the Borough of Manhattan Community College, Faculty Development Day, New York, New York      

February 27-28, 2004 “Interrupting Oppression and Sustaining Justice Working Conference,” Panel on Cultural System, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York

August 25, 2003 “Digital Media & The Critical Pedagogy,” Teaching with Technology Institute, Long Island University, New York

May 13, 2003 “Reinventing Education with New Media,” Education, Technology & Curriculum Summit, Columbia University, New York, New York

April 30, 2003 “Digital Media and Education at Columbia: Research and Invention,” Cisco Systems Industry Summit, 21st Century Campus, San Francisco, California

April 4, 2002 “Education and the World Wide Web,” American Education Research Association (AERA) 2002 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana

March 14, 2002 “Digital Media: Implications for Academia,” Society for College and University Planning: North Atlantic Regional Spring Conference, Columbia University, New York, New York (Keynote)“The Dialectics of Teaching, Learning, Technology and Form,” Society for College and University Planning: North Atlantic Regional Spring Conference, Columbia University, New York, New York

February 20, 2002 “Teaching with Digital Technology,” Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

May 30-31, 2001 “Teaching with Digital Technologies: Overview & Analysis,” Education Technology Summit, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York

March 10, 2001 “New Media and the Transformation of Education, The E-Learning Advantage: A CISCO Systems Industry Summit, New York, New York

September 27, 2000 “How Technology is Affecting the Design of the Classroom,” Society of Marketing Professional Services Panel, New York City

September 21, 2000 “21st Century Learning: Perspectives on the Future of Interactive Knowledge,” Jupiter Interactive Knowledge Forum, Columbia University, New York, New York

August 11, 2000 “Future of Education and Digital Technologies,” Interview on CNNfn, New York, New York

July 27, 2000 “New Technologies and the Future of Education,” VI Congress Quality in Education: A Brief Story of Tomorrow: What School? Which Citizen? What Brazil? Palacio das Artes – Belo Horizonte, Brazil

July 7, 2000 London School of Economics, Two Day Series of Presentations and Discussion pertaining to the Future of New Media and University Level Education, specifically directed at the senior administration and faculty of LSE, sponsored by Enterprise LSE

May 1, 2000 “Distance Learning: Flawed Concept or Progressive Educational Tool?” Faculty Incentive Program: Faculty Development Fellowship Spring Conference, Open Society Institute

April 29, 2000 “The Architecture of the Classroom of the Future,” 91st Annual Eastern Communication Association Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

November 6, 1999 “New Media and the Current Educational Predicament: A Response to James Conner,” Social-Emotional Learning and Digital Media: New Means and Methods, Teachers College, Columbia University (Keynote Speaker), New York, New York

September 27-29, 1999 “Digital Technologies for Social-Emotional Learning in the Workplace,” Emotional Intelligence: Optimizing Human Performance in the Workplace, Chicago, Illinois

May 1999 “Digital Technologies: New Opportunities for Social and Emotional Learning,” Journal of New York City Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. V.14: 37-40

September 1998 “Networked Multimedia in the High School Humanities, “ Saratoga Workshops: North Hudson Electronic Educational Empowerment Project (Keynote Speaker)

June 1998 “Challenges of Digital Technology for Educational Transformation,” Taking the Lead on Technology, Summer Leadership Conference III, Manhattan Institute (Keynote Speaker), New York, New York “Educational Empowerment with Interactive Technologies: How a Diversity of Educational Communities, Regardless of Size or Wealth, Can Deploy Digital Technologies to Produce Effective Education,” United National Global Symposium: Trends in Informatics, New York, New York

1998 Milken Family Foundation National Education Conference, “Digital Technologies: The Reshaping of Education, History and Challenge,” Institute for the Training and Support of Aspiring Principals for SURR and Low Performing Schools, “ Teachers College, Columbia University and the New York City Board of Education (Keynote Speaker), New York, New York

October 1997 “Possibilities for Teaching and Learning in the Computerized School House,” The Phelps-Stokes Fund Education Symposium Series, New York, New York

February 1997 “Constructivist Pedagogy in the Context of New Technologies: A Demonstration,” Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, Massachusetts

November 1996 “Mobilizing Multimedia in the Interest of a New Educational Paradigm,” presented to select members of the Labor Party including M.P.’s House of Commons, London, England

October 1996 “An Introduction to Constructivist Pedagogy,” University of Taipei, Taiwan

May 1996 “Electronic Mail and Its Educational Use in School,” Technology In Education Newsletter, The Dalton School, New York, New York (Published)

March 1996 “Neue Technologien: Der Schlussel zur Chancengleichheit?” Bertelsmann Briefe, Germany (Published)“Unexpected Learning in a Changing Communications Ecology,” 13th International Conference on Technology and Education, New Orleans, Louisiana (Published)“Using Multimedia Technology in the Classroom,” 13th International Conference on Technology and Education, New Orleans, Louisiana (Published)

May 1995 “Multimedia and Education,” Global CEO Conference, London, England (sponsored by McKinsey, attended by Presidents and CEO’s of 20 major corporations: Olivetti; Bertelsmann, Bechtel; et ali)“Educational and Technology,” Panel Discussion, St. George’s School, Newport, Rhode Island

April 1995 “The Multimedia Casemaker: Multimedia and the Humanities,” Conference on Archives and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York“Racism and Education,” the Center for American Culture Studies and the Center for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University, New York, New York

February 1995 “Demonstrating the Effects of Advanced Media in Education,” NYNEX Conference on Media and Education, New York, New York“The New Technologies: A Challenge to Create a New Educational Paradigm,” Association of Colorado Independent Schools Biennial Conference: Leading the Way: Celebrating Traditions and Innovations in Independent Education, Longmont, Colorado (Keynote Speaker)

December 1994 Director, Two-Day Workshop on Technology and Education, Information Technology Conference, Ridley College, Ontario, Canada
 
November 1994 “Curriculum Implications of Technology,” Association of Independent Maryland Schools (Keynote Speaker)

October 1994 “Technology…An Exploration,” Chappaqua Central School District, Chappaqua, New York (Keynote Speaker)

September 1994 “The Multimedia Casemaker: The “Rodney King” Trial,” Time Warner, Court TV (Published as CD-ROM)

June 1994 “New Technologies in the Modern School,” Pennsylvania Association of Independent School Conference (Keynote Speaker)

May 1994 “New Technologies and the Future of Education,” The Ellis School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

March 1994 “The Olympian Challenge of the New Technologies,” Independent School

February 1994 “Information Technology and Educational Design Principles,” Assets and Alliances, Columbia University, New York, New York“Network-Based Multimedia and the Educational Promise of the New Technologies,” National Association of Independent Schools Annual Conference
“Educational Design with Digital Resources,” Educating America for the 21st Century, Columbia University, New York, New York

November 1993 “The New Technologies and Education,” New York State Independent Schools Headmasters Conference, held in association with Connecticut and Massachusetts Association of Independent Schools (Keynote Speaker)

September 1993 “The Transformation of Education and Technology,” Greenwich School, Connecticut

July 1993 “Teaching Fundamentalism: Finding a Balanced Approach,” Religious Resurgence in the Modern Near East, New York University, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, New York, New York

Fall 1993 “Who Controls the Canon? A Classicist in Conversation with Cultural Conservatives,” Teachers College Record, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York (Published)
“The Transformation of Education through Technology,” Pomfret School
“New Technologies and New Directions in Education,” Harvey School

March 1993 “Technology and the Revitalization of Progressive Pedagogy,” International Conference on Technology and Education, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Published)“Teaching Texts with Computers,” International Conference on Technology and Education, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Published)
“ILSS Meets CIRCLE (Computerized Information-Rich constructivist Learning Environment): Envisioning the Possibilities of School-Based Networked Multimedia,” International Conference on Technology and Education, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Published)

February 1993 “The School of the Future: Its Content, Meaning and Practice,” Society for Applied Learning Technology, Kissimmee, Florida

November 1992 “Multimedia and the Making of the Post-Modern School,” Association for the Development of Computer-Based Instructional Systems, Norfolk, Virginia
“New Technology and Schools of Tomorrow,” New York State Association of Independent Schools, Mohonk, New Paltz

August 1992 “The Cumulative Curriculum: Multimedia and the Making of a New Educational System,” Society for Applied Learning Technology, Arlington, Virginia

February 1992 “New Technology and School’s of Tomorrow: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of the Pedagogy and Curriculum of the Future,” New York State Association of Independent Schools, New York, New York“New Technology and its Curricular Possibilities,” 4th Meeting of the International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico
“The Cumulative Curriculum: Multimedia and the Making of a New Educational System, Multimedia ’92,” Society for Applied Learning Technology Conference, Orlando, Florida

October 1991 “Socrates,” University Seminar on Innovation in Education, Great Neck, New York

May 1991 “Technology and Education: New Wine in New Bottles,” 12th E.C.O.O./8th I.C.T.E. Joint Conference, Toronto, Canada March 1991 “Breaking the Mold: Opportunities for Reshaping Schooling: New Directions in Technology and Education in the Humanities,” ASCD 4th Annual Conference, San Francisco, California

March 1990 “The Playbill Program,” International Conference on Technology and Education, Brussels, Belgium (Published)

April 1989 “Hermaneutical Pedagogy,” Reality Club, New York, New York
“Moral Education: Private school Dilemma,” Progressive Education Conference, Chicago, Illinois

October 1989 “Interactive Hypermedia Project: The Electronic Workstation,” The Educational Record Bureau Conference, New York, New York

November 1989 “Social Class and Its Relationship to Schooling,” The Annual Conference of the Headmistresses Association of the East, New York, New York
 
Spring 1988 “Vergil and Politics,” Honors Humanities Lectures, Boston College, Cambridge, Massachusetts
“Education and Racism,” Race and Racism in American Society Series Presentation, Center for American Culture Studies, Columbia University, New York, New York

May 1987 “Politics, Hypocrisy and Education: Past and Present,” New York University Homecoming, New York, New York

December 1986 “Twin Dynamo’s of Education: The Quests for Power and Truth,” Seminar on Innovation in Education, Columbia University, New York, New York      

November 1986 Distinguished Resident and Visiting Scholar, Westminster College, Utah
“A Nation Prepared,” Joseph Priestly Association, Educator’s Response

October 1986 “Democracy, Progressivism and the High School: You Got What You Wanted Progressive Education: Reassessment,” Response to Marvin Lazerson, Harvard University, Conference Sponsored by the Libraries of Bank Street College of Education and Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York

June 1986 “The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know,” 1986 Graduation Address, The Dalton School, New York, New York

January 1985 American Representative: USA-UK Seminar, York University, Science Education in a High Technology Society

May 1985 “Twin Dynamo’s of Education: The Quests for Power and Truth,” Pathways (Published)

April 1985 “Educating Children to be Productive Adults,” Sarah Lawrence College Workshop, (Conference Proceedings), Working Papers, 1984 (Published)


Art Exhibits:

September 8, 2003  Columbia University – Postscript Art Gallery, St. Paul’s Chapel, Sponsored by the Office of the University Chaplain Featuring staff Members of Columbia University

     
  • Festival I – Black and White Photo
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  • Festival II – Photo
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  • Midnight’s Child – Photo

1998-Present   Annual Amateur Art Exhibit, Century Association
  June 1997    Solo Exhibition of Paintings and Photographs, The Dalton School
 

 

additional titles

Executive Director, Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, Columbia University

professional presentations

professional experiences

Select Projects - Executive Producer

Multimedia Study Environments:
Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)
William Shakespeare’s, The Tragedie of King Lear
W.E.B. Du Bois, Souls of Black Folk
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
The Vimalakirti

Simulations
:
Heart Simulator
Brownfield Action: An Environmental Simulation
Millennium Village Simulation

E-Seminars
:
Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London: E-Seminar 2, Revolution and Reform
Digital Learning Communities: Promoting Democracy Through Education
Malcolm X: Life After Death
“Pops,” Out Here in the Cause of Happiness: The Louis Armstrong Story

Analytic and Communication Tools
:
Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning (VITAL)
Image Annotation Tool (IAT)
Deconstructor: An Online Film Analysis Tool

Pedagogical Wikis
:
Social Justice Movements
The Politics of Sustainable Development
Seminar in Applied Mathematics
Reading and Writing Women

MSTU 4010: Theories of communication

A broad, multidisciplinary survey of contemporary perspectives on communication. Topics include: definitions, models and theories of information processing, history of media change, cross-cultural communication, interpersonal communication, and the uses and effects of mass media. Special fee: $35.

MSTU 4016: The history of communication

A comprehensive survey of the history of communication, tracing the development of the dominant modes of transmitting knowledge, from speaking to writing, from printing to the electronic media. Special fee: $35.

MSTU 5606: Readings in communication theory and social thought I

Each week during the academic year, participants in this course will read and discuss important work in the literature of Communication. These works all consider how the conditions and constraints of human interaction affect culture, public discourse, and the historical quality of life. The aim is to acquire a thorough grounding in how thinkers have addressed a basic problem in the study of communication over the past century and a half. Completion of written work for the colloquium is part of the certification requirement for doctoral candidates in the Communication program, and it can serve as the culminating project required for completion of the Master of Education degree in that program.

MSTU 5607: Readings in communication theory and social thought II

Each week during the academic year, participants in this course will read and discuss important work in the literature of Communication. These works all consider how the conditions and constraints of human interaction affect culture, public discourse, and the historical quality of life. The aim is to acquire a thorough grounding in how thinkers have addressed a basic problem in the study of communication over the past century and a half. Completion of written work for the colloquium is part of the certification requirement for doctoral candidates in the Communication program, and it can serve as the culminating project required for completion of the Master of Education degree in that program.

Documents & Papers

Download: Frank Moretti_CV [PDF]

Centers and Projects

Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning
Website: http://ccnmtl.columbia.edu

In partnership with the faculty as content experts, the Center is committed to advancing the purposeful use of new media and digital technologies in the educational programs of Columbia University. We are committed to ongoing evaluation of the efficacy of our work within the University.

Frank Anthony Moretti appeared in the following articles:

VITAL Project Has Potential to Help Teach Math to Young Children (11/5/2004)

A Vital Grant (10/13/2004)

In Brief (6/1/2003)

Third Annual Educational Technology Summit (5/1/2003)