Karen KaunAdvisor: Jo Anne Kleifgen
TC Degree, Program & Specialization: Ed.D., IED/ Language, Literacy, Technology
Geographical Focus: NYC Schools, Tanzania, the globe via the World Wide Web
Previous graduate education: M.A. from Teachers College
Research and scholarly interests: Language, literacy, technology, English Language Learners, writing, education, peace, www.peacediaries.org, human rights, development, knowledge management, OLAP cubes, discourse analysis, indexing, semantic mapping
ICT and Development in Tanzania: A Matter of Priorities. Following a full double-blind refereeing process, the World Bank WCCD Scientific Committee accepted my paper for presentation and sponsored my participation at the World Congress on Communication and Development, Rome, Italy (10/2006).
Designing and evaluating peer-mediated CSCL environments for collaborative problem solving and assessment in the middle school classroom. Presented at Tech to Go, Fordham University (4/1/06).
Awards/Grants: W.K. Kellogg Foundation, W.T. Grant Foundation, New York State Department of Education Technology and Learning Grant -- for www.peacediaries.org. W.K. Kellogg Foundation for STEPS to Literacy.
Something special about TC: The friends I've made.