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Patrick R. Lowenthal

CONTACT INFORMATION
Boise State University
Boise, ID 83725
patricklowenthal@boisestate.edu
twitter: @plowenthal


EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy
Education Leadership & Innovation: Focus—Instructional Design and Technology
University of Colorado Denver
Dissertation Title: Social Presence: What is it? How do we measure it?

Master of Arts
Information and Learning Technologies: Focus: Instructional Design
University of Colorado Denver

Graduate certificate
Designing and Implementing Web-Based Learning Environments
University of Colorado Denver

Master of Arts
Academic Study of Religion
University of Colorado Boulder
Thesis Title: The Buddhist Conquest of China Revisited

Bachelor of Arts
Religious Studies & Philosophy

Georgia State University
Thesis Title: The Tao of Jesus


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2011-present Instructional Designer
Educational Technology
Boise State University
2008-present Academic Technology Coordinator
CU Online, Academic Technology and Extended Learning
University of Colorado Denver
2008-2011 Instructor, Information and Learning Technologies
School of Education
University of Colorado at Denver
2008-2008 Affiliate Faculty, Instructional Technology & Adult Learning
School of Education and Counseling
Regis University
2004-2008 Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology
M.Ed., Instructional Technology Program Coordinator
Coordinator of Online Learning
School of Education and Counseling
Regis University
2005-2005 Instructor, Information and Learning Technologies
School of Education
University of Colorado at Denver
2003-2004 Associate Director of Teacher Education
School for Professional Studies
Regis University
2003-2004 Affiliate Faculty, Teacher Education
School for Professional Studies
Regis University
2002-2003 Assistant Director of Teacher Education
School for Professional Studies
Regis University
1999-2002 Manager of Operations and Training & Development
Cinzzetti’s
1998-1999 Teaching Assistant of Religious Studies
Department of Religious Studies
University of Colorado
1995-1999 Corporate Trainer
Bennigan’s / Mozzarella’s

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Publications

Dray, B., Lowenthal, P. R., Miszkiewicz, M., & Marczynski, K. (2011). Developing a tool for assessing student readiness for online learning: A validation study. Distance Education, 32(1), 29-47.
Lowenthal, P. R., White, J. W., & Cooley, K. C. (2011). Remake / remodel: Using eportfolios and a system of gates to improve student assessment and program evaluation. International Journal of ePortfolio, 1(1), 61-70.
White, J. W., & Lowenthal, P.R. (2011). Minority college students and tacit “Codes of Power”: Developing academic discourses and identities. Review of Higher Education, 34(2), 283-318.
Lowenthal, P. R., & Thomas, D. (2010). Death to the Digital Dropbox: Rethinking Student Privacy and Public Performance. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 33(3).
Lowenthal, P. R., & Thomas, D. (2010). Digital campfires: Innovations in helping faculty explore the online learning wildness. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 6(3), 665-672.
Dunlap, J. C., & Lowenthal, P. R. (2010). Hot for teacher: Using digital music to enhance student’s experience in online courses. TechTrends, 54(4), 58-73. doi: 10.1007/s11528-010-0421-4
Lowenthal, P. R., & Wilson, B. G. (2010). Labels do matter! A critique of AECT’s redefinition of the field. TechTrends, 54(1), 38-46. 10.1007/s11528-009-0362-y
Lowenthal, P. R., & Dunlap, J. (2010). From pixel on a screen to real person in your students’ lives: Establishing social presence using digital storytelling. The Internet and Higher Education. doi:10.1016/j.iheduc.2009.10.004
Dunlap, J. C., & Lowenthal, P. R. (2009). Horton hears a tweet. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 32(4).
Dunlap, J. C., & Lowenthal, P. R. (2009). Tweeting the night away: Using Twitter to enhance social presence. Journal of Information Systems Education, 20(2), 129-136.
White, J., & Lowenthal, P. R. (2009, Spring). The cyclical rhetoric of educational reform: Forgetting history’s lessons. eJournal of Education Policy.
Lowenthal, P. R. (2008). Online faculty development and storytelling: An unlikely solution to improving teacher quality. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 9(3), 349-356.
Wray, M., Lowenthal, P. R., Bates, B., & Stevens, E. (2008). Investigating perceptions of teaching online & f2f. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 12(4), 243-248.
Refereed Books and Book Chapters
Dunlap, J. C., & Lowenthal, P. R. (2011). Learning, unlearning, and relearning: Using Web 2.0 technologies to support the development of lifelong learning skills. In G. D. Magoulas (Ed.), E-infrastructures and technologies for lifelong learning: Next generation environments. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Lowenthal, P. R. (2010). Social presence. In S. Dasgupta (Ed.), Social computing: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications (pp. 129-136). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Lowenthal, P. R. (2010). The evolution and influence of social presence theory on online learning. In S. Dasgupta (Ed.), Social computing: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications (pp. 113-128). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Lowenthal, P. R. (2009). The evolution and influence of social presence theory on online learning. In T. T. Kidd (Ed.), Online education and adult learning: New frontiers for teaching practices (pp. 124-139). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Lowenthal, P. R., & Leech, N. (2009). Mixed research and online learning: Strategies for improvement. In T. T. Kidd (Ed.), Online education and adult learning: New frontiers for teaching practices (pp. 202-211). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Lowenthal, P. R. (2009). Social presence. In P. Rogers, G. Berg, J. Boettcher, C. Howard, L. Justice, & K. Schenk (Eds.), Encyclopedia of distance and online learning (2nd ed., pp. 1900-1906). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Lowenthal, P. R., & White, J. W. (2009). Enterprise model. In P. Rogers, G. Berg, J. Boettcher, C. Howard, L. Justice, & K. Schenk (Eds.), Encyclopedia of distance and online learning (2nd ed., pp. 932-936). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Non-Refereed Publications

Dunlap, J. C., & Lowenthal, P. R. (2011). Situational qualities Exhibited by exceptional presenters. ECAR Research Bulletin. Boulder, CO: EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research.
Lowenthal, P. R., & Parscal, T. (2008). Teaching presence. The Learning Curve, 3(4), 1-2, 4.
Lowenthal, P. R., & White, J. W. (2008, January). [Review of the book The cognitive style of PowerPoint: Pitching out corrupts within]. Education Review.
Lowenthal, P., Christopher, L., Connors, S., & O’Reilly, L. (2007, September). [Review of the book What video games have to teach us about learning and literacy]. Education Review.

Non-Refereed Books and Book Chapters

Lowenthal, P. R., Thomas, D., Thai, A., Yuhnke, B., Edwards, M., & Gasell, C.(Eds.). (2011). The CU Online Handbook, 2011. Raleigh, NC: Lulu Enterprises.
Lowenthal, P. R., & Dunlap, J. C. (2011). You can do it in your jammies, and other things we should never say about learning online. In P. R. Lowenthal, D. Thomas, A. Thai, B. Yuhnke, M. Edwards, & C. Gasell.(Eds.). The CU Online Handbook, 2011 (pp. 9-14). Raleigh, NC: Lulu Enterprises.
Dunlap, J. C., & Lowenthal, P. R. (2011). Getting to know you: The first week of class and beyond. In P. R. Lowenthal, D. Thomas, A. Thai, B. Yuhnke, M. Edwards, & C. Gasell.(Eds.). The CU Online Handbook, 2011 (pp. 67-72). Raleigh, NC: Lulu Enterprises.
Dobrovolny, J. & Lowenthal, P. R. (2011). Using reflection surveys to improve teaching and learning. In P. R. Lowenthal, D. Thomas, A. Thai, B. Yuhnke, M. Edwards, & C. Gasell.(Eds.). The CU Online Handbook, 2011 (pp. 97-113). Raleigh, NC: Lulu Enterprises.
Dunlap, J., & Lowenthal, P. R. (2009). Instructional uses of Twitter. In P. R. Lowenthal, D. Thomas, A. Thai, & B. Yuhnke, B. (Eds.), The CU Online handbook. Teach differently: Create and collaborate (pp. 46-52). Raleigh, NC: Lulu Enterprises.
Lowenthal, P. R. (2009). Digital storytelling: An emerging institutional technology? In K. McWilliam & J. Hartley (Eds.), Story circle: Digital storytelling around the world (pp. 252-259). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
Lowenthal, P. R. (2009). Improving the design of PowerPoint presentations. In P. R. Lowenthal, D. Thomas, A. Thai, & B. Yuhnke, B. (Eds.), The CU Online handbook. Teach differently: Create and collaborate (pp. 61-66). Raleigh, NC: Lulu Enterprises.
Lowenthal, P. R. (2009). Introduction. In P. R. Lowenthal, D. Thomas, A. Thai, & B. Yuhnke, B. (Eds.), The CU Online handbook. Teach differently: Create and collaborate (pp. 1-6). Raleigh, NC: Lulu Enterprises.
Lowenthal, P. R., Thomas, D., Thai, A., & Yuhnke, B. (Eds.). (2009). The CU Online handbook. Teach differently: Create and collaborate. Raleigh, NC: Lulu Enterprises.
Lowenthal, P., & Muth, R. (2008). Constructivism. In E. F. Provenzo, Jr. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the social and cultural foundations of education (pp. 177-179). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Lowenthal, P., & Dunlap, J. (2007). Digital Stories. In P. Shank (Ed.), The online learning idea book: 95 proven ways to enhance technology-based and blended learning (pp. 110-111). San Francisco: Pfeiffer.

Publications in Conference Proceedings

Lowenthal, P. R., Lowenthal, D. A., & White, J. W. (2009). The changing nature of online communities of inquiry: An analysis of how discourse and time shapes students’ perceptions of presence. In M. Simonson (Ed.), 32nd Annual proceedings: Selected research and development papers presented at the annual convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. Washington D. C.: Association for Educational Communications and Technology.
Lowenthal, P. R., Wilson, B., & Parrish, P. (2009). Context matters: A description and typology of the online learning landscape. In M. Simonson (Ed.), 32nd Annual proceedings: Selected research and development papers presented at the annual convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. Washington D. C.: Association for Educational Communications and Technology.
Lowenthal, P. R., & Thomas, D. (2009, November). Death to the dropbox: Rethinking student privacy and public performance. In the EDUCAUSE 2009 Online Conference Proceedings. Available at http://www.educause.edu/sites/default/files/library/
presentations/E09/PS097/EDUCAUSE_2009_DeathToTheDropbox.pdf
Lowenthal, P. R., White, J. W., & Cooley, K. (2009, November). Implementing electronic portfolios by beginning with assessment and evaluation instead of tools and technology. In the EDUCAUSE 2009 Online Conference Proceedings. Available at http://www.educause.
edu/sites/default/files/library/presentations/E09/PS015/EDUCAUSE_2009_ePortfolios.pdf
Lowenthal, P., & Wilson, B. G. (2008). Labels DO matter: A critique of AECT’s redefinition of the field. In M. Simonson (Ed.), 31st Annual proceedings: Selected research and development papers presented at the annual convention of the Association for Eaducational Communications and Technology (Vol. 2, pp. 297-306). Washington D. C.: Association for Educational Communications and Technology.
Lowenthal, P., Stevens, E., & Dunlap, J. (2005). Digital Storytelling—the missing key to online faculty development? In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (pp. 1187-1190). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

TEACHING Courses Taught
Regis University
EDFD 401: Technology for Educators
EDFD 405: Perspectives in Education
EDTC 602: Instructional Design
EDTC 609: Introduction to Instructional Technology
EDTC 612: Evaluation of Educational Software
EDTC 613: Teaching and Learning Using the Internet
EDTC 614: Integrating Technology into Curriculum
EDTC 615: Performance Improvement
EDTC 616: Designing and Developing Web-based Learning Environments
EDFD 643: Research Project
EDAL 633: Program Planning for Adult Education

University of Colorado Denver
IT 5650: Designs for Online Learning
IT 5660: Designing and Teaching in eLearning Environments
IT 5670: Developing eLearning Instruction

Boise State University
EDTECH 506: Instructional Message Design / Graphics for Learning

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