Mentor, Dominic J. (djm2123)

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Mentor, Dominic
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Biobehavioral Sciences
212-678-3946

Office:
201 Zanekl

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Mentor, D. (2018). TLC for MOOCS - Teaching and Learning Communities for Computer Programming. In D. Mentor (Ed.), Computer-Mediated Learning for Workforce Development. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4111-0.

Mentor, D. (2018). mClass Planet of the Apps – The rise of mobile learning. In D. Mentor (Ed.), Computer-Mediated Learning for Workforce Development. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4111-0.

Mentor, D. and Joshi H. (2018). Conceptualizing Experiential Learning for Computer Based Platforms. In D. Mentor (Ed.), Computer-Mediated Learning for Workforce Development. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4111-0.

Mentor, D. and Casale R. (201). Digital Narratives of Immigrant Youth: Cultivating Mobile activism and Mobile Journalism Skills. In D. Mentor (Ed.), Computer-Mediated Learning for Workforce Development. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4111-0.

Mentor, D. (2018). Editor and contributing author of Computer-Mediated Learning for Workforce Development (pp. 1-303). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4111-0

Mentor, D. (2016). Editor and contributing author of Handbook of Research on Mobile Learning in Contemporary Classrooms (pp. 1-450). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0251-7, 1.

Alehegn, T. & Mentor, D. (2016). Mobile Learning for Social Change: Democratizing Education and Civic Engagement. In D. Mentor (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Mobile Learning in Contemporary Classrooms (pp. 372-386). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. 10.4018/978-1-5225-0251-7, 1.

Füsun Ş. & Mentor, D. (2016). Using Mobile Phones for Assessment in Contemporary Classrooms. In D. Mentor (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Mobile Learning in Contemporary Classrooms (pp. 323-344). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. 10.4018/978-1-5225-0251-7, 1.

Mentor, D. (2016). EMxC3 = E-&-mLearning Cultivating Connected Communities: Sustainable Workforce Talent Development. In D. Mentor (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Mobile Learning in Contemporary Classrooms (pp. 246-266). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0251-7, 1.

Mentor, D. (2015). From App Attack to Goal-Oriented Tablet Use. In H. An, S. Alon, & D. Fuentes (Eds.), Tablets in K-12 Education: Integrated Experiences and Implications (pp. 1-21). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-6300-8.ch001

Mentor, D. (2014). Book Chapter Mobile phone use enhances social connectedness. In Z. Yan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behavior (Volumes 1, 2, & 3). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Publication date: January 2015

Mentor, D. (2011). Book Review of New Tech, New Ties: How Mobile Communication Is Reshaping Social Cohesion by Rich Ling in Teachers College Record http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 16405 New York, NY, USA

Mentor, D. (2011). “Supporting student success with social connectedness via texting”  EDUCAUSE Quarterly 34(1).

Mentor, D. (2010). Book Review of Students' experiences of E-learning in higher education; the ecology of sustainable innovation by Robert Ellis and Peter Goodyear. TC Record. New York, USA.

Mentor, D. & Ahmad, N. (2010). "Stating the case for mobile phone learning." EDUCAUSE Quarterly 33(3).

Mentor, D. (2002). Spot-On Modular textbooks for English as an Additional Language.  Spot-On ed. Plummer, C. & Human, F. Cape Town, South Africa.

Conference Papers and Presentations

Mentor, D. (March, 2018). TLC for MOOCS - Creating Teaching and Learning Communities for MOOCS presented at the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2018, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France

Mentor, D. (March, 2018). Computer programming for under resourced communities - from training, to internship, to employment presented at the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2018, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France

Mentor, D. (June, 2017). In David Guralnick (Chair). Cultivating Connected Communities for workforce learning and development success within a MOOC. Presentation delivered at the ICELW 2017: The International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace at Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA http://www.icelw.org/program/past_programs.html

Mentor, D. (2016) ModSim World 2017 Modeling and Simulation in the Age of Data “Cultivating Digital TLC - Teaching and Learning Communities” Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia, USA

Mentor, D. (2016) & Sahin, F. ModSim World 2017 Modeling and Simulation in the Age of Data “Creating Teaching and Learning Accountabilities Through Data Analytic Feedback Loops” Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia, USA

Mentor, D. (2016) Diversity in Computing Summit Maryland Center for Women in Computing  “Women in Tech: Hardware and Software Program Initial Success Stories” College Park, Maryland, USA

Mentor, D. & Watkins, D (2016) International Conference on Urban Education (ICUE 2016) Biennial Meeting “Intersections of Opportunity and Hope: The Power of the Student Services and Academic Collaboration” San Juan, Puerto Rico

Mentor, D. (2016) International Conference on Urban Education (ICUE 2016) Biennial Meeting “Empowering Urban Students through Regular and Collated Student Evaluation of Teachers” San Juan, Puerto Rico

Watkins, D. & Mentor, D. (2016) International Conference on Urban Education (ICUE 2016) Biennial Meeting “The Benefit of the Academic Collaboration and Student Services” San Juan, Puerto Rico

Peart-Hosang, C. & Mentor, D (2016) International Conference on Social Changes, Cultures, and Education, “Leveraging Technology for Student Services to Support Academic Engagement and Retention” Washington, DC

Mentor, D. (October, 2016). Keynote presenter at the International Conference on Globalization, Education, & Diversity Washington, DC

Mentor, D. (September, 2015) Enhancing, Mapping and tracking students’ comprehension of mandatory rules via online workshops, European Association for International Education Conference, Glasgow, UK

Mentor, D. (September, 2014) Harnessing mobile communications to increase international student connectedness, European Association for International Education Conference, Prague, Czech Republic

Mentor, D. (June, 2015) Exposure to the Global World: Creating Globally Competitive Students through Rich Experiences & Out of Poverty, Prison and Addiction: Outcomes and Accountability for a New Success Model for Underserved Populations, GlobalMindED  Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA

Mentor, D. (August, 2014). Keynote presenter at the Johannesburg and Jane Furse conferences of The 2nd Annual EdTech Summit in South Africa

Mentor, D. (February, 2014). M-Class: Mobile learning for teaching and learning presented at the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2014, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France

Mentor, D. & Lu, S. (Feb., 2014). Paper presented “Global me with mobile messaging: from theory to successful practices” at the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) 2014 Annual Conference in Washington, DC on Feb, 2014.

Mentor, D. (March, 2014). mClass: How to adapt to ever changing mlearning environments. Presentation delivered at the 21st Century Academic Forum Conference at Harvard University The 21st century academic forum conference at Harvard, Cambridge, Boston, MA, USA. doi: http://www.21caf.org/uploads/1/3/5/2/13527682/21st_century_academic_forum_conference_book.pdf

Mentor, D. (March, 2014). Showcasing a Criteria Taxonomy for selecting a 21st Century Learning Management System to support blended teaching and mLearning. Poster Presentation delivered at the 21st Century Academic Forum Conference at Harvard University The 21st century academic forum conference at Harvard, Cambridge, Boston, MA, USA. doi: http://www.21caf.org/uploads/1/3/5/2/13527682/21st_century_academic_forum_conference_book.pdf

Mentor, D. (June, 2014). In David Guralnick (Chair). Creating e- and m-learning Foundations to Engage Young Adults in a Workforce Development Program. Presentation delivered at the ICELW 2014: The International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace at Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA http://www.icelw.org/program/past_programs.html

Mentor, D. (November, 2013). Conference presenter Electronic Engagement Empowering Young Adults' Transition to a College Credit Workforce Development Program" National College Transition Network’s Effective Transitions in Adult Education Conference Providence, Rhode Island

Mentor, D. (November, 2012). Keynote speaker Creating Effective Instructional mLearning Strategies iPads in the K‐12 Classroom: How Can They Add Value? annual Educational Technology Conference at William Paterson University (WPU) of New Jersey

Mentor, D. (March, 2012). Invited panelist for Mobile Learning and Schools panel discussion Adelphi University, New York

Mentor, D. (August, 2011). Old Lessons, New Media Out of Africa: Technologically and socio-politically inspired change African Education in Focus 2011 in Review Volume 7

Mentor, D. (November, 2011). Invited panelist for Debate on Mobile Devices in the Classroom Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York

Mentor, D. and Lu, S. (2011). Enhancing higher education service delivery and student data capturing using secure web tools. Paper presented at the National Association of International Educators (NAFSA) regional conference, Bolton Landing, NY, USA

Mentor, D. (2011). Digit-all texting thumbs as an academic driving force: A texting service study catering to the socio-emotional challenges facing the Higher Education student. Paper for the E-Learn 2011-World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education, Oahu, Hawaii, USA (ELEARN) 2011:1

Mentor, D. and Murdoch, D. (2011) We Are New York 2.0 for Adult Education: Extending the learning of adults by using social media for city government’s adult learning centers. Paper for the E-Learn 2011-World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education, Oahu, Hawaii, USA (ELEARN) 2011:1

Mentor, D. (June 2011). Supporting Student Connectedness via Texting Service, Presentation at the Clickers 2011 Conference on Transforming Teaching and Learning, Houston, Texas, USA

Mentor, D. & Murdoch, D (March, 2011). Social Media for Civil Service and Adult Education with the NYC Mayor's Office of Adult Learning, Paper Presentation at the TC ETC 2011

Technology, Media & Designs for Learning 3rd Annual Conference, New York, NY, USA

Mentor, D. (May, 2011). Theoretical and Practical Considerations for an Educational Text

Message Service. Peer reviewed paper accepted for the TC_ETC 2011 Technology, Media & Designs for Learning 3rd Annual Conference, Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Mentor, D. & Murdoch, D (March, 2011). The Social Media in Education Fellowship with the NYC Mayor's Office of Adult Education, Presentation at the Kappa Delta Pi Centennial Conference: Leadership Through Service, New York, NY, USA

Mentor, D. (June, 2010). Portable Social Connectedness, Paper presented at the E-Learning Guild’s mLearn Conference, San Diego, CA, USA

Mentor, D. & Ahmad, N. (May, 2010). Mobile Phone Learning – Repurposing mobile telephony for educational and societal benefit. International Week Poster Presentation, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Mentor, D. (April, 2010). Social Connectedness via SMS texting, Computer Human Interface Conference Social Connectedness workshop presentation, Atlanta, GA, USA

Mentor, D (October, 2006). Interactive Technology Summer Camp MST Times Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology, Autumn edition, Volume 2, Issue 1

Mentor, D. & America, C. (March, 2006). Adoption and Perspectives: e-Learning Management at Higher Education Institutions in South Africa 5th Annual WebCT European Conference Edinburgh, Scotland

Mentor, D. (October, 2006). Media-ting meaning via multi-modal means at World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education Hawaii, USA

Mentor, D. (June, 2004). Academic Literacy for Academic Achievement Poster presentation at the Cape Technikon Research Expo, Cape Town, South Africa

Invited Talks and Presentations

Guest lecture at Barnard College: Youth and Mobile Applications July 2017

Keynote presenter International Conference on Globalization, Education, & Diversity Oct. 2016

Accenture Skills to Succeed: Insight to Action - Paving Pathways to Employment July 2016

Kappa Delta Pi Invocation Keynote Speaker Teachers College Columbia University 2015

Invited Panelist Speaker Global MindED, Denver, Colorado, USA 2015

Keynote presenter, 2nd Annual EdTech Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa 2014

Keynote presenter, 2nd Annual EdTech Summit in Jane Furse, South Africa 2014

TEDx Teachers College Speaker Social Connectedness and mLearning 2012

Cognition and Handheld Devices at Technology Demo Day hosted by Academic Computing Services at Teachers College, Columbia University, April 6th 2011

Social Connectedness via Mobile Phone SMS Texting during International Education Week hosted by the Office of International Student Services, November 16th 2009

Mobile Phone Learning presentation at Technology Demo Day hosted by Academic Computing Services at Teachers College, Columbia University, March 24th 2009

Advertisements for Language Learning, Invited guest speaker for Hypermedia Seminar Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa September 2003

Innovative projects for enhancing the Literature experience in the ESL Classroom Teachers’ Conference, Parow Teachers Centre, Cape Town, South Africa, July 2000

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