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Presentations

DEBORAH L. LOWTHER

Professor Chair

Instruction Curriculum Leadership

Office Location: 406 Ball Hall

Phone: (901) 678-5645

Email: dlowther@memphis.edu

  • Anderson, R., Lowther, D., Bauer, J. & Robertson, J. (2012, April). Secondary education leaders: Creating caring online learning communities. Paper presented at the New Zealand Educational Administration and Leadership Society Conference, Tauranga, New Zealand.
  • *Cavalluzzo, L., Lowther, D. *Mokher, C. & Fan, X. (2012, April). Effects of Kentucky virtual schools' hybrid program for algebra I on math achievement: Final report. Paper presented at the 2012 American Educational Research Association National Conference, Vancouver, BC. (*presenters)
  • *Cavalluzzo, L., Lowther, D. *Mokher, C. & Fan, X. (2011, April). Effects of a hybrid program for algebra I on grade 9 students' mathematics achievement. Paper presented at the 2011 American Educational Research Association National Conference, New Orleans, LA. (*presenters)
  • *Cavalluzzo, L., Lowther, D. *Mokher, C. & Fan, X. (2010, June). RCT study design for the effects of a hybrid program for algebra I on grade 9 students' mathematics achievement. Paper presented at the 2010 Institute of Educational Sciences Research Conference, National Harbor, MD. (*presenters)
  • Ross, S. M., Morrison, G. R., & Lowther, D. L. (2010, February). The status of research in educational technology.  Keynote address, The World Conference on Educational Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey. Presented by S.M. Ross.  
  • Allen, L.E*., Franceschini, L.A., & Lowther, D. L. (2010, June). The Role of School Leadership in a Large-Scale Student Laptop Implementation. InSITE 2010: Informing Science + Information Technology Education Joint Conference, Cassino, Italy. *Presenter.
  • Lowther, D. L. (March, 2009). Michigan Freedom to Learn Research Findings. Panel presentation to the One-to-One National Directors at the CoSN Advancing K-12 Technology Leadership 2009 Annual Conference, Austin, TX.
  • Lowther, D. L., Strahl, D. J., Inan, F. A., Ross, S. M.. (April, 2008). Does technology integration “work” when key barriers are removed? Paper presented at the 2008 American Educational Research Association National Conference, New York, NY.
  • Cavalluzzo, L. & Lowther, D. L., (February, 2008).  Year 1 Progress Report of Effects of a Hybrid Secondary School Course in Algebra I on Teaching Practices, Classroom Quality and Adolescent Learning.   Presented to the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute for Educational Sciences (IES) Research Panel for the Regional Educational Laboratories: Washington, DC.
  • Lowther, D. L. (December, 2007).  What do teachers and students do during routine technology integration lessons?  Educational Technology Researchers Mini-Summit.  Harvard University. Note:  By invitation only meeting for eight nationally recognized researchers.
  • Lowther, D. L., Ross, S. M., Strahl, J. D., & Inan*, F. A. (June, 2007). Tennessee EdTech Accountability Model Research Review. Presented to the U.S. Department of Education's, Evaluating State Education Technology Programs (ESETP) Research Review Panel, Washington, DC [videoconference].
  • Lowther, D. L., & Strahl, J.D., (May, 2007). The expectations, reality, and what works when integrating laptops into K-12 schools. Presented to the McNairy County School’s Board of Education, County Commissioners, and corporate sponsors. 
  • Lowther, D. L., Wohlleb, J., Nunnery, J., Strahl, J. D., & Martindale, E. T. (April, 2007). Bridging the gap: An investigation of CompassLearning in an urban setting. Paper presented at the 2007 American Educational Research Association National Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Ross, S. M. & Lowther, D. L. (January, 2007). Integrating Computers as a Learning Tool in K-12 Classrooms:  Research Findings and Issues.  Presented at the Cognitive Science Seminar, University of Memphis.
  • *Lowther, D. L., Ross, S.M., & Strahl, J. D. (July, 2006). The Influence of Technology Integration on Instructional Practices. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organisations, Prato, Italy. 
  • *Morrison, G. R., Ross, S. M. & Lowther, D. L., (June, 2006). Presenter at the Voices of the Past - Visions of the Future: Learning and Instructional Technologies for the 21st Century Research Symposium, Bloomington, IN. 
  • *Lowther, D. L., Ross, S.M., & Strahl, J. D. (April, 2006). Integrating Technology in Classroom Learning as a School-wide Reform:  A Foundation for Improved Student Achievement?  Paper presented at the 2006 Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, San Francisco, CA. 
  • *Montgomery, B., Ross, S. M., & Lowther, D. L. (March, 2006). Research Around One-to-One Initiatives Essential Skills: Planning & Budgeting, Team Building & Staffing, Systems Management and Education & Training.  Paper presented at the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) K-12 School Networking Conference, Arlington, VA. 
  • Lowther, D. L., Ross, S. M., Strahl, J. D., (November, 2005). TEAM/EdTech Year 2 Evaluation Results. Presented to the U.S. Department of Education's, Evaluating State Education Technology Programs (ESETP) Research Review Panel, Washington, DC.  
  • *Inan, F. A., Lowther D. L., & Ross, S. M. (October, 2005). Observation of technology use: Identifying instructional strategies used in K-12 schools. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Orlando, FL.  
  • Lowther, D. L., (August, 2005). Achieving Effective Technology Integration with the NTeQ Model. Key presenter for preservice teachers at University of California, Fresno.  
  • Lowther, D. L. (January, 2005). Integrating Technology for Inquiry (NTeQ Model). Keynote presentation for the Michigan Department of Education, Freedom to Learn Showcase.  
  • Nanjappa*, A. & Lowther, D. (2004). The Role of Computer Self-Efficacy in Technology Integration Beliefs of School Teachers in India. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (pp. 1295-1302). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  •  Lowther, D. & Clark*, F. (2002). Impact of the Cognitive Apprenticeship Model on Preparing Pre-Service Teachers to Effectively Plan For the Use of Technology in Instruction. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (pp. 1276-1280). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED472225)
  • Lowther, D. L., Ross, S. M. & Morrison, G. R. (June, 2001). Evaluation of a Laptop Program: Successes and Recommendations.  2001 National Education Computing Conference Proceedings.  Eugene, OR:  International Society for Technology in Education. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED462937)
  • Van Eck, R., Marvin*, E. D., Burr-McNeal*, B., Jones, M., & Lowther, D. L. (2001). Student Technology Assistant Programs. 2001 Proceedings of Selected Research Paper Presentations:  Annual Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology  (655-668).   Atlanta, GA:  Association for Educational Communications and Technology. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED470193)
  • Lowther, D. L. (October, 2000). Technology integration in rural schools. Keynote for Appalachian Rural Systemic Initiative Fall Conference: Lexington, KY.
  • Lowther, D. L. (July, 2000). Technology in K-12 settings. Key presenter to students and faculty in the Instructional Design Program at Nova University, Florida.
  • Job*, K. A. & Lowther, D. L. (2000).  The agony and ecstasy of digitizing a department faculty.  2000 Proceedings of Selected Research Paper Presentations:  Annual Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology  (130-134).   Denver, CO:  Association for Educational Communications and Technology. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED455756)
  • Lowther, D. L. (1999). How to Use Basic Computer Applications to Achieve Higher-Order Learning.  In the 1999 National Education Computing Conference Proceedings (151-152).  Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED432984)
  • Brown*, C. & Lowther, D. (1999). An Analysis of Online Projects for Math and Science. In Proceedings of International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (pp. 52-56). Charlottesville, VA:  Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
  • Lowther, D. L. (February, 1998). Capacity building through problem-based learning. Key presenter at a five-state mini-conference sponsored by the Roanoke River Valley Consortium, Winston-Salem, NC.
  • Lowther, D. L., Reece*, G., Plants*, R. (1998). How to Manage Successful Use of Computers in Your Classroom.  In D. Ingham (Ed.) 1998 National Education Computing Conference Proceedings (594-596).  Eugene, OR:  International Society for Technology in Education. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED419491)
  • Lowther, D. L., Stubbs, L., Lendhardt, B., & McCarley, M. (November, 1997). Technology and Thematic Units. Teacher Education Initiative - National Education Association Annual Symposium, Memphis, TN.
  • Lowther, D. L. & Morrison, G. R , & Abraham, K. (June, 1996). Embedded technology. Paper presented at the 1996 Memphis City Schools Technology Conference, Memphis, TN.
  • Lowther, D. L. (August, 1996). Authentic assessment for middle school and high school mathematics and science teachers. Presentation given for The Project SUCCESS Consortium Conference: Charles City, King and Queen, Surry, and Sussex Counties, VA.
  • Morrison, G. R., Abraham, K. & Lowther, D. L. (1996).  Focus on teacher training for technology integration: A new age. In D. Ingham (Ed.) Call of the North, NECC 1996 Proceedings of the Annual National Education Computing Conference (282-284).  Eugene, OR:  International Society for Technology in Education. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED398877)
  • Inan*, F. A., Lowther, D. L., & Ross, S.M. (April, 2007). Examination of factors affecting technology integration in K-12 schools: A path Analysis. Paper presented at the 2007 American Educational Research Association National Conference, Chicago, IL. *Lowther doctoral student.


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