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Shawna M. Bu Shell

Professional Background

Educational Background

B.A. in Liberal Studies Concentration in Elementary Education, College of Notre Dame

M.A in Masters of Arts, Learning, Design, and Technology, Stanford University
Thesis: Technology as an Integrative Communicative Tool for Teachers in an Urban Classroom

Advanced Masters of Education, Instructional Technology and Media,
Teachers College,Columbia University
Thesis: Testing Assumptions on the Effectiveness of Mobile Technologies (Palm Pilots)

Ed. D. Candidate, Instructional Technology and Media, Teachers College, Columbia University
Dissertation Title: Parents Perceptions of Impacts on Their Homes with School Provided Laptops

Scholarly Interests

Selected Publications

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Masters Advisor

professional presentations

Elementary School Level:
  • November 2008 “Can technology change the urban classroom, or do we continue to see dusty computers in the back of the room?” Presentation at the National Alliance of Black School Educators at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA
Undergraduate Level:
  • March 2009 “New ways of teaching and learning for the global community”. Presentation at Empire State College All College Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York
Graduate Level:
  • February 2009 “iPod casting for Dummies (Discontinuing Unnecessary Myths & Monies to Integrate Exciting Schooling)” Presentation and Workshop Teachers College Columbia University New York, New York
Administrative Level: 
  • July 2009 “Using drawing to access parents inhibitions to participate in their child’s school” . Summer Principals Academy New York, New York

MSTU 4036: Hypermedia and education

Introduction to hypermedia products and programming and their role in education. Four-point registration is for hypermedia programming lab. Special fee: $45.

Documents & Papers

Download: Resume [PDF]

Shawna M. Bu Shell appeared in the following articles:

Traveling the World, Without So Much as a Hall Pass (3/25/2007)

Shawna Bu Shell (9/15/2003)