University of North Carolina at Wilmington
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Curriculum Vita
Mahnaz Moallem Mahnaz Moallem

Professor of Instructional Technology & Coordinator of Instructional Technology Master's Program

Office: Education Building, Room 349
Voice: 910-962-4183
Fax: 910-962-3609
E-mail: moallemm@uncw.edu

1993 Ph.D. in Instructional Systems, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Dissertation Title: "An experienced teacher model of thinking and teaching: An ethnographic study on teacher cognition"
1992 Certification, in Program Evaluation, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
1976 M.S. in Educational Technology, School of TV & Cinema, Tehran, Iran
1974 B.A. in English Translation, College of Translation, Tehran, Iran
1971 Teaching Certification, in Special Education, Teacher Education College for Special Education, Tehran, Iran

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Honors And Awards

2007-2008 Recipient of Million Dollar Club Award, UNCW, The Office of Research Services and Sponsored Programs (The award was established for faculty members who receive million dollars
grant money)
2005-2006 Nominated for Graduate Mentor Award by Instructional Technology Alumni
2005-2006 Nominated for Faculty Scholarship Award by WSE Faculty
2005-2006 Nominated for Distinguished Teaching Professorship Award by Watson School of Education
2005-2006 Recipient of International Travel Award, UNCW to provide lectures and seminar in the Central Luzon State University, Philippines; National Taichung Teacher College, Taichung, Taiwan and National Pingtung University of Education, Pingtung, Taiwan
2005 & 2006 Named Who’s Who in American Education
2004 Recipient of Summer Research Initiative Award, UNCW
Dec. 2004 Was introduced by Chancellor DePaolo to the Board of Trustees and the legislators as a faculty member whose contributions to UNCW were significant
2003-2004 Recipient of International Travel Award to present in Melbourne, Australia, Fall 2004
2002-2003 Recipient of Center for Teaching Excellence Pedagogy Award, UNCW
2002-2004 Nominated for Distinguished Teaching Professorship Award
2002-2003 Recipient of International Travel Award to conduct lecture series in Shanghai University, Fall 2003
2001-2002 Winner of Cahill Award for faculty research and development (a joint research project) on handheld computers, UNCW
2001-2002 Recipient of NSF Scholarship Award to participate in a series of evaluation courses in The Evaluator's Institute.
2001-2004 Nominated for Board of Governors’ Award for Teaching Excellence
2001-2002 Recipient of Faculty Reassignment Award, Watson School of Education, UNCW.
2000-2001 Recipient of Chancellor's Teaching Excellence Award, University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
1999-2000 Recipient of Web-Course Development Award, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Division of Information Technology Systems.
1998-1999 Recipient of Web-Course Development Award, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Division of Information Technology Systems.
1997-98 Recipient of Outstanding Faculty for Contribution to the University, Watson School of Education, UNCW.
1996-97 Winner of Cahill Award for faculty research and development (a joint research project) on peer-tutoring vs. adult tutoring, UNCW.
1996-97 Winner of Faculty Research and Service Award (a joint research project) on peer-tutoring, Watson School of Education, UNCW.
1995 Recipient of Outstanding Faculty for Contribution to the University, Watson School of Education, UNC-Wilmington.
1994-95 Winner of Faculty Research award for a project to examine the role of technology resource teachers in implementation of technology at New Hanover County public school, Watson School of Education.
1994 Winner of the ECT Foundation's 1994 Special Research Award for the best qualitative research. This award was sponsored by the Association for Educational Communication and Technology.
1986 Outstanding Teaching Award, Chief Director of Teacher Education Office, Tehran Iran.
1977 Winner of Master's Scholarship Award, Ministry of Education, Tehran Iran.
1972 Outstanding Teacher Award, Ministry of Education, Minister, Tehran Iran.

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Professional Associations

  • Association of Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) 1991-present
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA), 1991-present
  • National Consortium for Instruction and Cognition (NCIC), 1992-present
  • National Society for Performance and Instruction (NSPI), 1994-present
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 1994-present
  • Association for Advancement of Computing in Education, 2002-present
  • Asia , Pacific Society for Computers in Education, 2002-present
  • EDUCAUSE, Transforming Education through Information Technologies, 2003-Present.


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Professional Activities

Editorial Responsibilities

Editorial Board Member & Reviewer, Journal of Effective Teaching , 2006-present
Editorial Review Member, British Journal of Educational Technology, 2006-present
Editorial Board Member, European Journal for Mental Disability, 1994-present
Editorial Board Member, Educational Multimedia & Hypermedia, 2003-present
Executive Peer Reviewer, Educational Technology & Society, 2003-present
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Technology & Teacher Education, 2003-Present
Editorial Board Member, International Journal on E-Learning, 2003-present
Reviewer, The International Journal of Leadership in Education, 1998-present
Invited Reviewer, Educational Technology, Research Section 1993, 1995, 1996

Proposal Reviewing
Reviewer, Division of Instructional Development -- the Association of Educational Communication and Technology, 1993-present
Reviewer, Division of Educational Administration, Division of Learning & Instruction, American Educational Research Association, 1995-present
Reviewer, Division of Research Technology and Development-- the Association of Educational Communication and Technology, 1993-present
Reviewer, SIG Divisions-- the American Educational Research Association, 1994-present
Folio Reviewer, Accreditation Committee, the Association of Educational Communication and Technology, 1995-present

Book Reviewer
Book Review, Sage Publishing Co. (Paid honorarium), Fall 2004
Book Reviewer, Corwin Press Publisher Inc.(Paid honorarium), 2003
Book Reviewer, McGraw-Hill Publisher Inc. (paid honorarium), 2003
Book Reviewer, John Wiley & Sons, Publishing Inc. (paid honorarium), 2000
Book Reviewer, Merril, Prentice Hall, Inc. (paid honorarium), 1999
Book Reviewer, Allyn & Bacon Publishing Co. (paid honorarium). 1996.


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Experiences
Fall 2006-2008--Instructional Technology Project Leader, National Science Foundation, NSF Academy, Arlington, VA, a two-year reassignment grant.

Fall 2005-Present--Professor of Instructional Technology, and Program Coordinator for Instructional Technology Program, Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations, & Secondary Education, University of North Carolina at Wilmington,

Spring 1999-2005-- Associate Professor of Instructional Technology, Department of Specialty Studies, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC. Coordinate Instructional Technology Master's Program. Design, develop and implement new courses in instructional technology (design, development, evaluation) and School Administration. Teach courses in instructional technology, instructional design, development & classroom evaluation, educational research and reflective practicum, and others as needed. Serve in program development efforts at the school level to design and develop new masters programs, including analysis of needs, design and development of program goals and objectives, design and development of the courses and related resources. Supervise graduate research assistants and master thesis. Serve as Academic Advisor to graduate students majoring in instructional technology & undergraduate students majoring in education. Conduct research and scholarly activities in the field of instructional technology and teacher education. Serve the university and community through active committee membership, task force involvement, and presentation at professional state and national meetings.

1993-1999--Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology, Department of Specialty Studies, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC.

1992-93--Research Assistant, Department of Educational Research, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Responsibilities included participating in designing and conducting a research project on technology directions and requirements. The project examined the trends and issues in the field of instructional technology and evaluated the Instructional Systems Program in Florida State University.

1992-93--Research Assistant, Center For Needs Assessment and Planning, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Responsibilities included participating in conducting a needs assessment study on adult and community education in the state of Florida which resulted in writing resource materials for adult education institutes and organizations in the state.

1992-93--Teaching Assistant, Department of Educational Research, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Responsibilities included assisting in teaching a graduate course on statistics (EDF: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics). The course was a required course for all graduate students in education and other related fields.

1992-93--Teaching Assistant, Department of Educational Research, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Responsibilities included designing and teaching an undergraduate course in educational psychology (EDF: Classroom Applications of Educational Psychology). The course was a required course for all students who were teacher education majors.

1991-92--Research Assistant, Learning Systems Institute, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Responsibilities included participating in collecting, analyzing and summarizing data for a comparative research project focused on mathematics and science achievement of students in the state of Florida and the Republic of Korea.


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Research and Publications
Dissertation

"An experienced teacher model of thinking and teaching: An ethnographic study on teacher cognition" Dissertation Director: Marcy, P. Driscoll, 1993.
The dissertation study won the ECT Foundation's 1994 Special Research Award.

Books/Book Chapters/Research Reports

Moallem, M. (2009). The efficacy of current assessment tools and techniques for assessment of complex and performance-based learning outcomes. In P. Rogers, G. Berg, J. Boettcher, C. Howard, L. Justice, and K. Schenk (Eds), Encyclopedia of Distance and Online Learning., 2nd edition, Idea Group Publishing Inc.

Moallem, M. (2009). Assessment of Complex Learning Outcomes in Online Learning Environments. In P. Rogers, G. Berg, J. Boettcher, C. Howard, L. Justice, and K. Schenk (Eds), Encyclopedia of Distance and Online Learning, 2nd edition, Idea Group Publishing Inc.

Moallem, M., Kermani, H., & Chen, S. J. (2006). Handheld, Wireless Computers: Can They Improve Learning and Instruction? In C. D. Maddux and D.L. Johnson (Eds.,) Classroom integration of type II uses of technology in education (77-93). U.S.A., Haworth Press, Inc.

Moallem, M. (2004). Designing and managing student assessment in online learning environment. In Comeaux, P. (Ed.,) Assessing online learning (pp.18-34. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Inc.

Moallem, M. (2002). Communicating and collaborating in the Online Classroom: Examples and Applications. In Comeaux, P. (Ed.,) Designing and implementing an interactive online learning environment (pp. 175-192). Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Inc.

Moallem, M. (2002). PT3 annual evaluation reports, Watson School of Education. Available online. [http://people.uncw.edu/moallemm/Sites/PT3/PT3_evaluation.htm].

Moallem, A., & Moallem, M (1996). Curriculum design and educational, training and evaluation materials for specialized vocational training institutions with mentally disabled individuals in France (Vol. II). Cgypontoise, France: Dialogues Press Company.

Odharo, J., Moallem. M, & McCloughhan, M. C. (1992). Assessing needs in adult and community education: Strategies and resource materials. The Center for Needs Assessment and Planning, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

The Florida State University (1993). A study of technology directions and requirements. Principal investigator Gustafson, K. L; Buckner, T, Jeongim, C., Gill, B., Hill, J., Hirumi, A, Kirby, E, Moallem, M. & Rowley, K (the names are in alphabetical order).

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Journal Articles (refereed)

Moallem, M. (2007). Accommodating individual differences in the design of online learning environments: A comparative study, Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 40(2), 219-247.

Moallem, M., Chen. S.J., & Kermani, H. (2005). Using handheld, wireless computers to improve assessment of learning and instruction. Educational Technology, 45(6), 12-22.

Moallem, M. Kermani, H., & Chen, S.J. (2005). Handheld, Wireless Computers: Can They Improve Learning and Instruction? Computers in Schools, 22(3), 93-106.

Moallem, M. (2004). A review of Distance Learning and University Effectiveness: Changing Educational Paradigms for Online Learning. Journal of Educational Technology and Society, 7(2), 145-147.

Moallem, M. (2003). An interactive online course: A collaborative design model. Educational Technology Research and Development, 51(4), 85–103, ISSN 1042–1629.

Moallem, M. (2003, Winter). Applying learning styles in an online course. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 7(4), 204-209, ISSN 1096-1453

Moallem, M. (2001). Applying constructivist and objectivist learning theories in the design of a Web-based course: Implications for practice. Journal of Educational Technology & Society, 4(3) ISSN 1436-4522.

Applefield, J. M., Huber, H., & Moallem, M. (2001). Constructivism in theory and practice: Toward a better understanding, The High School Journal, 84(2), 35-53.

Kermani, H., & Moallem, M. (2001). Cross-age tutoring: Exploring the characteristics and process of peer-mediated learning. Dialogue From the Field, 4 (3), 453-485.

Moallem, M. (1998). An expert teacher's thinking and teaching and instructional design models and principles: An ethnographic study. Educational Technology Research & Development, 46(2), 17-37.

Moallem, A., & Moallem M. (1998). Systemic change in vocational training institutions in France. International Journal of Disability Development & Education, 45, 17-33.

Moallem, M., & Earle, R. (1998). Instructional design models and teacher thinking research: Toward a new conceptual model for Research and Development. Educational Technology, 38(2), 5-22.

Kermani, H. Moallem, M., & Janes, H. A. (1998). Peer-tutoring: An instructional strategy for promoting the social and academic skills of individuals with intellectual disabilities. European Journal of Mental Disability, 4(16), 3-18.

Moallem, M. (1997). Review of Instructional Planning: A Guide for Teachers. Educational Technology Research and Development, 45(4), 88-95.

Moallem, M. (1997). Interpreting the many facets communication of classroom: A semiotic analysis. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 1(2), 17-26.

Moallem, M. (1997). The nature and content of reflective practice: A case of an expert science teacher. The Clearing House Journal, 70(3),143-150.

Smith, R. , Moallem, M. & Sherrill, D. (1997). How preservice teachers think about cultural diversity: From self-analysis to self-reflection. Educational Foundations, Spring issue.

Driscoll, M. P., Moallem, M, Dick, W., & Kirby, E. (1993). How do textbooks contribute to learning in a middle school science class? Contemporary Educational Psychology 19, 79-100.

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Conference Proceedings (refereed)

Moallem, M. (Dec. 2007). Assessment of complex learning tasks: A design model. The 2007 Proceedings of Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA), IADIS Publication.

Moallem, M. (Nov. 2006). Exploring synchronous learning management systems: A conceptual design & development Model. The 2006 Proceedings of Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA), IADIS Publication.

Moallem, M. (2004). Performance based assessment in online learning: Analysis, framework, and strategies. RMIT School of Business Information Technology Pub. The 2004 Proceedings of ICCE Conference.

Moallem, M., & Phillips, C. (2004). Electronic portfolio development: A capstone experience to assess instructional technology competencies. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference Proceedings, Volume 2004, Issue 1, p. 4200-4208.

Moallem, M. (2002). The Implications of Research Literature on Learning Styles for the Design and Development of a Web-Based Course, LasAlmitos, CA: Publication of IEEE, Computer Society, ISBN 0-7695-1509-6.

Moallem, M., Kermani, H, & Chen, S.J. (2002). Handheld, wireless computers: How they can improve learning and instruction. In A. Mendez-Lilas and J. A. Mesa Gonzalez (Coordinators Information society and education: Monitoring a revolution (V. II, pp. 684-8) ISBN: 84-95251-78-7.

Chen, S.J., Moallem, M., Kermani, H. (2002). Handheld wireless computers: How they can improve learning and instruction. Proceeding of AECT 2002.

Moallem, M. (1998). Reflection as means of developing expertise in problem-solving, decisions making and complex thinking. The 1998 Proceedings of Selected Research and Development Presentations at the Annual Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, St. Louis, MI: AECT Publication.

Moallem, M. Applefield, J. (1997). Instructional systems design and pre-service teachers' processes of thinking, teaching and planning: What do they learn and how do they change? The 1997 Proceedings of Selected Research and Development Presentations at the Annual Convention of Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Albuquerque, NM: AECT Publication.

Moallem, M. & Rizzo, S. (1997). Instructional Technologists at public school: A study of their future roles and responsibilities. 1997 Proceedings of Selected Research and Development Presentations at the Annual Convention of Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Albuquerque, NM: AECT Publication.

Moallem, M., Mory, E. H., & Rizzo, S. (1996). Technology resource teacher: Is this a new role for instructional technologists? The 1996 Proceedings of Selected Research and Development Presentations at the Annual Convention of Association for Educational Communications and Technology. Indianapolis, IN: AECT Publication.

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Book Manuscript (under construction)

Instructional Design for Teachers, Carolina Academic Press

Articles Accepted for Publication.
None

Under Contract or Construction
Moallem, M. (Textbook, under contract). Instructional Design for Teachers, Carolina Academic Press.

Under Review
Moallem, M. (under review). Improving interaction and immediacy in online learning: Evaluation of an exploratory design and development model. Educational Technology & Society

Under Preparation

Moallem, M. (Dec. 2007). The efficacy of current assessment tools and techniques for assessment of complex and performance-based learning outcomes. Invited article for Encyclopedia of Distance and Online Learning.

Moallem, M. (Dec. 2007). Assessment of Complex Learning Outcomes in Online Learning Environments. Invited article for Encyclopedia of Distance and Online Learning.

Articles Appearing in Educational Research and Information Center (ERIC)

Kermani, H., & Moallem, M. (March 1997). Cross-age tutoring: Exploring features and processes of peermediated learning. ERIC Reproduction ED 409281.

Moallem, M. (1995). Analysis of job announcements and required competencies for instructional technology professionals. ERIC Reproduction, ED 405 355.

Moallem, M., Driscoll, M. P., Papagiannis, G. & Strazulla, R. (1996). On the social construction of an experienced teacher. ERIC Reproduction ED 376151.

Training Materials and Technical Reports

Moallem, M. (2006). NCATE  & NCDPI Report for Instructional Technology Program for NCATE and NCDPI visitation in spring 2006, UNCW.

Moallem, M. (2003). Online assessment resources for UNC Professional Development Portal. Online resource materials, UNC.

Moallem, M. (Report I, 2002; Report II, 2003; Report III, 2004). PT3 annual evaluation reports, Watson School of Education. Available online. [http://people.uncw.edu/moallemm/Sites/PT3/PT3_evaluation.htm].

Moallem, M. (2001). North Carolina authorization “to establish an advanced master’s degree program” Report, I and II, UNCW.

Moallem, M. (2000). NCTeach Technology Module, NCTeach, NC.

Moallem, M. (1998). “Proposal for Establishing Master’s Program in Instructional Technology”, UNCW.

Moallem, M. (1997). “Proposal for Planning Master’s Program in Instructional Technology”, UNCW.

The Florida State University (1993).  A study of technology directions and requirements. Principal investigator Gustafson, K. L; Buckner, T, Jeongim, C., Gill, B., Hill, J., Hirumi,

 

Sponsored Projects

Principal Investigator, IPA, National Science Foundation, $139,526.00 paid toUNCW, Awarded Sept. 2007.

Principal Investigator, IPA,
National Science Foundation, $126,526.00 paid to UNCW, Awarded Sept. 2006.

Co-Principal Investigator,
Using Squeak to Infuse Information Technology into the STEM Curriculum in Grades 7-12. Submitted to National Science Foundation, $1,199,546, March, 2006 (PI: Gene A. Tagliarini & Co-PI: Sridhar Narayan); Awarded, Jan. 29th, 2007.

Co-Principal Investigator,
Evaluating the Effect of PDA Technology Resources on Situated Cognition” Submitted to National Institutes of Health, $125.000, 2006 (PI: Ruth Anne Kuiper)

Co-Principal Investigator, “Clinical Reasoning, Self-Regulated Learning and Use of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs):  Evaluating the Effect of Technology on Learning Outcomes Of Undergraduate Baccalaureate Nursing Student” National League for Nursing, $5000.00, 2005 (PI: Ruth Anne Kuiper)

Principal InvestigatorDesigning And Developing An Online Certificate Program For The Educators Who Want To Become Technology Facilitators In Public Schools” Office of President of NC System, ($83,000), 2004 (Co-PI: John Fischetti & Arnold Murdock)

Project Evaluator, “Technology for Assessment & Assessment Coalition” Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) Grant, U.S. Department of Education ($963,815). 2001

 

Other Grants

Watson School of Education Technology Mini Grant ($2,500) for the project “Wiki: A Technology Tool for Promoting Knowledge Construction”, UNCW.

Watson School of Education Technology Mini Grant
($2,500) to design and develop podcast, UNCW.

Watson School of Education Technology Mini Grant ($2,500), Wiki: A Technology Tool for Promoting Knowledge Construction, UNCW.

Watson School of Education Technology Mini Grant ($2,500) to help a high-school teacher to integrate handheld computers in her instruction, UNCW.

Watson School of Education Distance Learning Mini Grant ($3,500) to develop online instructional materials for the delivery of MIT 522, UNCW.

PT3 Summer Grant ($3,000) to develop guidelines and training materials for electronic portfolio for the MIT program.

E-Learning Initiative Grant ($7,000) to participate in forming an educational technology consortium (Educational Technology Consortium of North Carolina) for offering a collaborative Instructional Technology Program across five NC campuses.

Division of Information Technology Systems, Web-Course Development Award ($5,000) to design and develop EDN 520 for online delivery, UNCW.

Division of Information Technology Systems, Web-Course Development Award ($5,000) to design and develop MIT 500 for online delivery, UNCW.

Division of Information Technology Systems, Web-Course Development Award ($5,000) to design and develop EDN 301for online delivery, UNCW.

Presentations (refereed)

Moallem, M. (Nov. 2008). Power of Pedagogy for Assessing 21st Century Skills: Transforming Online Learning Using Emerging Technology, Paper accepted for presentation at AECT, Orlando, FL.

Moallem, M. (Aug. 2008). Social Networking: Connecting Instructional Designers, Paper presented at the New Learning Technologies Aug. 2008. Arlington, Virginia.

Moallem, M. (Feb. 2008). Multi-modal delivery in online learning: A convergence of synchronous and asynchronous communication. Paper presented at the New Learning Technologies 2008 Orlando SALT Conference, Orlando, FL.

Moallem, M. (Feb. 2008). Using wireless PDAs to improve assessment of learning and instruction: A pedagogical approach. Paper accepted for presentation at the New Learning Technologies 2008 Orlando SALT Conference, Orlando, FL.

Moallem, M. (Dec. 2007). Assessment of complex learning tasks: A design model. Paper presented at the annual conference of Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA), Algarve, Portugal.

Moallem, M. (April 2007). Accommodating individual differences in the Design of Online Learning Environments: A comparative Study. Paper presented at annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) (Division C-Learning and Instruction), Chicago, IL.

Moallem, M. (April 2007). Improving interaction and immediacy in online learning: Evaluation of an exploratory design and development model. Paper presented at annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) (SIG-IT), Chicago , IL .

Moallem, M. (March, 2007). Social interaction tools in online learning: Are they adequate for a wide range of interactions, Paper presented at the UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Moallem, M. (Nov. 2006). Exploring synchronous learning management systems: A Conceptual design & development model. Paper presented at the annual conference of Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA), Barcelona, Spain.

Bhattacharya, M. & M. Moallem (July, 2006). Project on Problem Based Learning: A New Zealand-US Collaboration on Research and Teaching. Paper will be presented at the International Conference PBL 2006 ABP. Pontificia Universidad Católica, Perú.

Moallem, M. (April 2006). A comparative study of effects of considering learning styles for the design of online instructional materials: Matching/mismatching revisited, Paper presented at annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) (Division C-Learning and Instruction), San Francisco, CA.

Moallem, M. & Smith-Hunnicutt, N. (March 2006). Horizon Wimba Communication Tools: Providing Best Environment for Learners with Multiple Learning Styles, Interact Technology Showcase, UNCW.

Moallem, M, Nelson, T, Strauss, F & Schauss, M. (March, 2006). Wiki: A Technology Tool for Promoting Knowledge Construction, Interact Technology Showcase, UNCW.

Moallem, M. & Smith-Hunnicutt, N. (March 2006). Developing an online course using Vista: Lesson Learned, Interact Technology Showcase, UNCW.

Moallem, M. (March, 2006). A comparative study of effects of considering learning styles for the design of online instructional materials, Paper presented at the UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Moallem, M. (March, 2006). How new and internet-based communication tools may change online learning environments: A  multimodal approach, Paper presented at the UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Moallem, M. (March, 2006). Using technology to expand international experiences, Paper presented at the UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Moallem, M. Chen. SJ, & Kermani H. (Dec. 2005).  Virtual Communities: Promoting Mutual Understanding, Learning & Harmony. International Seminars: Breaking Barriers in Education, Creating Future Schools Today, Baguio City, Philippines.

Moallem, M. Chen. SJ, & Kermani H. (Dec. 2005).  Designing technology supported learning environment, International Seminars: Breaking Barriers in Education, Creating Future Schools Today, Baguio City, Philippines, Dec. 2005.

Moallem, M. Chen. SJ, & Kermani H. (Dec. 2005).  Integrating computer-based technology in curriculum (half a day workshop). International Seminars: Breaking Barriers in Education, Creating Future Schools Today, Baguio City, Philippines.

Moallem, M. (April, 2005). Alternative and Performance-based Assessment in Online Learning. Paper accepted for presentation at annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) (Classroom Assessment SIG). Montreal, Canada.

Moallem, M. (April, 2005). Learning Styles in an Online Course: Design, Development and Evaluation. Paper accepted for presentation at annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Montreal, Canada.

Moallem, M. (Dec. 2004). Performance based assessment in online learning: Analysis, framework, and strategies. Paper presented at the annual conference of International Conference in Computers in Education (ICCE), Melbourne, Australia. [International Conference]

Tracey, M. W, Reiser R., Newman, D., & Moallem, M. (Oct. 2004). Enhancing Lesson Planning Through Instructional Design. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT), Chicago, IL. [International Conference]

Moallem, M. (Oct. 2004). Alternative and performance-based assessment in online learning: Analysis, framework, and strategies to systematically assess student learning. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT), Chicago, IL. [International Conference]

Moallem, M. (April, 2004). Evaluation results of applying an activity-based model to design and develop an interactive online course. Paper presented at annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) (Division C - Section 7, Paper session: Research on Distance Learning). San Diego, CA.

Moallem, M., Kermani, H.,& Chen, SJ. (April, 2004). Handheld, wireless computers: How they can improve learning and instruction. Paper presented at the annual conference the American Educational Research Association (AERA) (SIG: Instructional Technology, Paper session). San Diego, CA.

Moallem, M. (2004). Alternative and Performance-based Assessment in Online Learning: Analysis, Framework, and Strategies to Systematically Assess Student Learning. Paper presented at the 2004 UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Moallem, M. & Micallef, S. (2004). Handheld, Wireless Computers in a High School English Course: A collaborative Effort. Paper presented at at the 2004 UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Moallem, M. Phillips, C. (2004). Electronic portfolio development: A capstone experience to assess Instructional Technology competencies. Paper presented at the 2004 UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Moallem, M., Chen, SJ.,& Kermani, H. (March, 2004). Using handheld computers to improve assessment and instruction. A 1/2 day workshop was conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Moallem, M.& Phillips, C. (March, 2004). Electronic portfolio development: A capstone experience to assess Instructional Technology competencies. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Moallem, M. Kermani, H., & Chen, S.J. (Dec. 2003). Using Handheld Computers to Apply Principles of Effective Instruction. The a 1/2 day Tutorial was conducted at annual meeting of the International Conference in Computers in Education, Hong Kong, China.

Moallem, M. Chen, S. J., & Kermani H. (Dec. 2003). Mobile Technology: An investigation of Its Potential for Improving Learning and Instruction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of International Conference in Computers in Education, Hong Kong, China.

Moallem, M., Kermani, H. Jolly, J. & Chen, SJ. (April, 2003). Using Handheld Computers to Apply Principles of Effective Instruction. A half a day workshop conducted at the 2003 UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Moallem, M., Kermani, H., & Chen, SJ (April, 2003). Incorporating Computer Assistance in Assessment: The Use and Benefits of Handheld, Wireless Computers in School Learning and Quality of Instruction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of National Consortium of Instruction and Cognition, Chicago.

Chen, SJ., Moallem, M. Kermani, H. (April, 2003). Integrating Wireless Computer Technology into Classroom Instruction. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting for Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Moallem, M. (Dec. 2002). The Implications of Research Literature on Learning Styles for the Design and Development of a Web-Based Course. Paper presented at the annual meeting of International Conference on Computer Applications in Education, Auckland, New Zealand.

Moallem, M., Kermani, H, & Chen, S.J. (Nov.2002). Handheld, Wireless computers: How they can improve learning and instruction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Education, Badajoz, Spain.

Chen, S. J., Moallem, M., Kermani, H. (Nov. 2002). Handheld, Wireless Computers and Their Effects on the Design and Development of an Interactive Instruction, Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Dallas, TX.

Moallem, M. (Nov. 2002). A Collaborative Design Model for An Online Learning Environment. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Dallas, TX.

Zahner, J. Moallem, M., & Ley, L. (Aug. 2002). DOG show: Designing Online Groups for Collaboration, Cooperation, and Communication. A three hours pre-conference workshop conducted in the annual conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, Wisconsin.

Wetherill, K., Moallem, M., Midget, C. (June, 2002). Technology for Assessment and Assessment Coalition. Paper presented at the annual meeting of PT3 Grantees, Washington , D. C.

Moallem, M., Phillips, C. Brinson, D. Bruton, B., & Mcquiston, P. (April, 2002). An interactive online course: A collaborative design model. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Teaching and Learning with Technology Collaborative conference, Greensboro, NC.

Moallem, M. (Nov. 2001). The implications of the research literature on learning styles for the design & development of a Web-based course. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Gilbert, N., Ley, K., Kirby, E., Moallemm, M. Zahner, J. (Nov. 2001). Collaborative Clinic: Online discussion group. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Smith, R. W., Moallem, M., & Sherill, D. (Oct. 2001). Improving high schools: What works and why? Paper presented at the annual meeting of North Carolina Teacher Education Forum, Raleigh

Kermani, M., & Moallem, M. (April, 2001). A comparison of scaffolding patterns in adult and child. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.

Moallem, M. (Oct. 2000). Designing an Interactive Online Course: Applying Theories into Practice. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Denver, Colorado.

Moallem, M. (Oct. 2000). Fostering Online Learning: An Investigation of the Effects of Integrating Constructivist and Objectivist Instructional Theories in the Design and Delivery of An Online Course. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Denver, Colorado.

Moallem, M. (Oct. 2000). Reform Models & Adoption of Change. As part of a team presentation in a 45 minutes symposium on: Comprehensive School Reform in North Carolina: Implications for Teacher Education Programs presented by Brewer. D., Johnston, B., Moallem, M., Sherrill, D., & Smith, R. W. (names are in alphabetical order) (Oct. 2000). North Carolina Teacher Education Forum, Raleigh, NC.

Moallem, M., & Kermani, H. (April, 2000). Group Interaction in Online Instructional Systems: How does it occur and can it replace face to face interactions? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Consortium for Instruction and Cognition, New Orleans, LA.

Moallem, M. (Feb. 2000). Designing web based Instruction: Integrating objectives and constructivist design models. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Long Beach, CA..

Kermani, H., & Moallem, M. (April, 1999). Fifth graders teaching kindergarten children: Consequences of cross-age tutoring in primary grades. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Moallem, M. (Feb. 1999). Discussant for two papers presented at the annual meeting of Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Houston, TX.

Moallem, M. (Feb. 1999). The computer mediated communication (CMC) for learning in post secondary education: What research says? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Houston, TX.

Moallem, M., & Smith, R. (Sept. 1998). Teachers as reflective practitioners: A conceptual framework for future teacher education programs. Paper presented at the 16th Annual Fall Teacher Education Forum, Raleigh, NC.

Kermani, H., & Moallem, M. (July 1998). Curriculum reconstruction: A study on utilization of cross-age tutoring. Paper presented at Head Start’s Fourth National Research Conference, Washington, D.C.

Moallem, M. (February 1998). Reflection as means of developing expertise in problem-solving, decisions making and complex thinking. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, St. Louis, MI.

Earle, R., & Moallem, M. (February 1998). Instructional Design and Teacher Thinking: Contextual Consideration. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, St. Louis, MI.

Kermani, H., & Moallem, M. (April 1998). Peer vs. adult mediated learning: A study of the influence of ethnicity, gender, competence level, task variation and training on the quality of interaction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Consortium for Instruction and Cognition, San Diego, CA.

Moallem, M., & Rizzo, S. (February 1997). Instructional technologists at public school: A study of their future roles and responsibilities. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Albuquerque, NM.

Moallem, M., & Applefield, J. (February 1997). Instructional systems design and preservice teachers’ processes of thinking, teaching and planning: What do they learn and how do they change? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Albuquerque, NM.

Kermani, H., & Moallem, M. (April 1997). Cross-age tutoring: Exploring features and processes of peer-mediated learning. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Moallem, M. (February 1996). Instructional design models and teacher thinking research: Toward a new conceptual model. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Indianapolis, IN.

Moallem, M., Mory, E. H., & Rizzo, S. (February 1996). Technology resource teacher: Is this a new role for instructional technologist? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Indianapolis, IN.

Moallem, A., & Moallem, M. (July 1996). A method of education, training and evaluation for the specialized vocational training institutions with mentally disabled individuals in France. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability, 10th World Congress, Helsinki, Finland.

Moallem, M. (February 1995). Solving educational problems: Learn from the reality of innovations in developing countries. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Anaheim, CA.

Moallem, M. (April 1995). Analysis of job announcements and required competencies for instructional technology professionals. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Moallem, M. (April 1995). The nature and content of reflective practice: A case of an expert science teacher. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Consortium for Instruction and Cognition, San Francisco, CA.

Kirby, E., Moallem, M., & Hill, J. K. (February 1994). Instructional technology: A look at academic requirements. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Nashville, TN.

Moallem, M. (February 1994). AECT Special Research Award Presentation: An experienced teacher's model of thinking and teaching. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Nashville, TN.

Moallem, M., & Driscoll, M. (April 1994). On the social construction of an experienced teacher. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Moallem, M. (April 1994). An experienced teacher's model of thinking and teaching: An ethnographic research on teacher cognition: Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Other Presentations

Invited Lectures

Moallem, M. (Oct. 2007). Perspolis: Thoughts, reflection & discussion. UNCW, Randall Library, Book Club, Wilmington, NC.

Moallem, M. (April, 2007). The future of Distance Education, National Science Foundation, Distance Education Group, Arlington, VA.

Moallem, M. (2005, Dec.). Applying learning styles in design, development, and evaluation of instruction. National Pingtung University, Pingtung, Taiwan.

Moallem, M. (2005, Dec.). Virtual Communities, National Taichung University, Taichung City, Taiwan.

Moallem, M. Kermani H., & Chen, SJ (2005, Dec.). Preparing manuscripts for publication in international journals. National Taichung University, Taichung City, Taiwan.

Moallem, M. (Dec.7-dec. 17, 2003). Instructional systems design. A series of 7 lectures were delivered to Educational Technology Master's students in Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China.

Moallem, M. (Dec. 10). Understanding learning differences: Learning and thinking styles. A 3-hours lecture was delivered to undergraduate students in School of Journalism and Communications in Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China.

Moallem, M. (Dec. 10). Educational/Instructional Technology Programs in US and in UNCW. The lecture was delivered to undergraduate students in Educational Technology Program in Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China.

Moallem, M. (July, 2000). The role of computer technology and instructional media in education. Speech was delivered in Educational Technology Center, Tehran, Iran.

Kermani, H. & Moallem, M. (January, 1999). Curriculum reconstruction: a study on utilization of cross-age tutoring. Paper presented at Cape Fear PHI DELTA KAPPA, Wilmington, NC.

Moallem, M. (February 1998). Teacher research: What? who? why? and how? Watson School of Education, Wilmington, NC.

Moallem, M. (March 1998). Instructional technology masters program. The program summary was presented to the representatives of the Wilmington community.

Moallem, M. (April 1995). The role of women in education of developing countries, San Francisco State University. Guest Speaker.

Moallem, M. (November 1994). Reflective thinking and leadership: Research and practice. Presentation made at the Regional Conference for Leaders, New Bern, NC.

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Professional Consultancies

1999-2000 Consultant to North Carolina Teach for developing training modules.
1993-95 Consultant to Syndicate National des Associations de Parents de Enfants Inadaptes (SNAPEI) for generating complete curriculum and training materials for mental disabled children and adults in France (Phase II, III, IV).

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Service to the Community and Schools

Educational Service

Training Workshop

2004, 2003 Conducted four 3-5 hours workshops on the use of handheld computers for assessment and instruction (with Drs. Kermani & Chen) in regional, national and internation conferences for professionals.
2002 Conducted a 3 hours workshop (with Drs. Zahnar & Ley) on collaborative online activities in Distance Education Conference.
1997 Conducted a three-hour workshop for all secondary interns focused on “teachers as researchers,” and how to conduct an inquiry project during internship
1995 Participated in conducting a two-hour workshop on reflective research and practice for Teacher Leadership Institute as a part of public school and university partnership program
1995 Invited Participant, Teacher Leadership Institute's planning sessions
1993, 1994 Training Workshop, Participated in conducting in-service training workshop for middle grade teachers on reflective teaching,

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