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DEBORAH L. LOWTHER

Professor Chair

Instruction Curriculum Leadership

Office Location: 406 Ball Hall

Phone: (901) 678-5645

Email: dlowther@memphis.edu

  • Smaldino, S., Lowther, D. L., & Russell, J. (2012) Instructional Technology and Media in the Classroom (10th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Merrill/Prentice Hall.†
  • Morrison, G. R. & Lowther, D. L. (2010). Integrating Computer Technology into the Classroom: Skills for the 21st Century, (4th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Merrill/Prentice Hall.  

  • Anderson, R., Baur, J., & Lowther, D.L., Robertson, Janna S. (2013). Educational leaders: Preparing university teachers to meet student needs in online courses. Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Practice, 28(1), 69-82.
  • Alderson*, L., Lowther, D. L., & Martindale, E. T. (2013). Laying the Groundwork for An International Online Collaboration Project Between Indonesian and American Students in Higher Education. 2013 Proceedings of Selected Research and Development Papers: Annual Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. Anaheim, CA: Association for Educational Communications and Technology.
  • Lowther, D. L. & Inan*, F. A. (2012). Do one-to-one initiatives bridge the way to 21st Century knowledge and skills. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 46(1), 1-30.
  • Smaldina, S.E., Lowther, D.L., & Russell, J.D. (2011). Thirty years of evolution in instructional technology, as reflected in a textbook. Educational Technology, 11(6), 43-47.
  • Lowther, D.L. & Inan, F.A., (In Press). Do One-to-One Initiatives bridge the way to 21st Century Knowledge and Skills? Journal of Educational Computing Research, 46(1).
  • Inan, F. A., Lowther, D. L., (2010) Laptops in the K-12 classrooms: Exploring factors impacting instructional use. Computers & Education, 55(3), 937-944.
  • Inan, F.A., & Lowther, D.L., (2010). Factors effecting technology integration in K-12 classrooms: A path model. Educational Technology Research and Development, 58(2), 137-154.
  • Inan, F.A., Lowther, D.L., Ross, S.M., & Strahl, J.D. (2010). Pattern of Classroom Activities during Students Use of Computers: Relations between Instructional Strategies and Computer Applications. Teaching and Teacher Education, 26(3), 540-546.
  • Allen, L.E., Franceschini, L. & Lowther, D.L. (2009). The role of leadership in a statewide student laptop implementation. iManagerís Journal of Educational Technology, 6(1), 29-41.
  • Lowther, D.L., Inan, F.A., Strahl, J.D., Ross, S.M. (2008). Does technology integration ďworkĒ when key barriers are removed?  Educational Media International, 45(3), 195-206.
  •  Lowther, D. L., Strahl, J. D., Franceschini, L.A., & Zoblotsky, T. A. (2008). Michiganís Freedom to Learn 2006-2007 Evaluation Report. Prepared for the One-to-One Laptop Institute and Ferris State University: Center for Research in Educational Policy, The University of Memphis: Memphis, TN.
  •  Lowther, D. L., Strahl, J. D., Ross, S. M., & Huang, Y. (2008). Florida Enhancing Education Through Technology Laptop Initiative 2007-2008 Evaluation Report.  Prepared for the Florida Department of Education and the University of South Florida:  Center for Research in Educational Policy, The University of Memphis: Memphis, TN.
  •  Mims, C., Lowther, D. L., Strahl, J. D., Franceschini, L.A., & Zoblotsky, T. A. (2008). McNairy County Laptop Program 2007-2008  Evaluation Report. Prepared for McNairy County School Board: Center for Research in Educational Policy, The University of Memphis: Memphis, TN.
  •  Franceschini, L.A., Allen, L. E., Lowther, D. L., & Strahl, J. D., (2008). Michiganís Freedom to Learn 2006-2007 Evaluation Report. Prepared for the One-to-One Laptop Institute and Ferris State University: Center for Research in Educational Policy, The University of Memphis: Memphis, TN.
  • Lowther, D. L., Strahl, J. D., Inan, F. A., & Ross, S. M. (2007). Tennessee EdTech Launch 2005-2006 Evaluation Report.  Prepared for the Tennessee Department of Education: Center for Research in Educational Policy, The University of Memphis: Memphis, TN.
  • Lowther, D. L., Strahl, J. D., Inan*, F. A. & Bates, J. (2007). Michiganís Freedom to Learn 2005-2006 Evaluation Report. Prepared for the One-to-One Laptop Institute and Ferris State University: Center for Research in Educational Policy, The University of Memphis: Memphis, TN.
  • Lowther, D. L., Strahl, J. D., Ross, S. M., & Huang, Y. (2007). Florida Enhancing Education Through Technology Laptop Initiative 2006-2007 Evaluation Report.  Prepared for the Florida Department of Education and the University of South Florida:  Center for Research in Educational Policy, The University of Memphis: Memphis, TN.
  • Lowther, D. L. (July, 2007).  Investing in people. T.H.E. Journal, 34(7), 42-43. [NOTE: With a circulation of 90,000 qualified readers, T.H.E. is the largest circulated education technology monthly publication.]
  • Allen, L. E., Lowther, D. L.  & Strahl, J. D. (2007). Differences in technology use based on levels of immersion in a teacher technology training program. Journal of Educational Technology, 4(3), 27-38.
  • Ross, S. M., Morrison, G., & Lowther, D. L. (2005).  Using experimental methods in higher education research.  Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 16(2), 39-64.
  • McDonald, A.J., Sterbinsky, A., Lowther, D., Ross, S.M., Redfield, D., Apodaca, M., & Martelli, S. (2004).  Demonstrating comprehensive school reform: A review of two longitudinal studies.  The International Journal of Educational Policy, Research and Practice, 4(4), 93-110.
  • Nanjappa, A. & Lowther, D. L. (April, 2004) Technology Integration Beliefs of School Teachers in India. Proceedings of the 2004 American Educational Research Association National Conference, San Diego, CA.   
  • Lowther, D. L., Ross, S. M., & Morrison, G. R. (2003). When each one has one:  The influences on teaching strategies and student achievement of using laptops in the classroom. Educational Technology Research and Development, 51(03), 23-44. [Note. Listed in top ten most frequently cited ETR&D articles]

  • Lowther, D. L. & Morrison, G. R. (2003). Integrating Computers into the Problem-Solving Process. New Directions for Teaching and Learning: Problem-Based Learning for the Information Age, 95(03), 33-38.
  • Nanjappa, A. & Lowther, D. L. (2003). The Assessment of Concerns and Computer Self-Efficacy of Teachers in India regarding the Professional Use of Computers. ED-MEDIA 2003--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications Conference Proceedings. Honolulu, HI.   
  • Ross, S. M. & Lowther, D. L. (2003). Impacts of the Co-nect school reform design on classroom instruction, school climate, and student achievement in inner-city schools. Journal for Educational Research on Students Placed At Risk, 8(3), 215-246.
  • Jones, G. R., Harmon, S. W., & Lowther, D. L. (2002). Internet-based learning and Technology Integration: A Systemic Approach. In R. Reiser and J. Dempsey (Eds.) Foundations, Trends, & Issues in Instructional Technology; Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Clark, F. & Lowther, D. L. (2002). Impact of the Cognitive Apprenticeship Model on Preparing Pre-Service Teachers to Effectively Plan For the Use of Technology in Instruction. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education 13th International Conference Proceedings, Nashville, TN   
  • Morrison, G. R. & Lowther, D. L. (2001). Information management. In A. Costa (Ed.) Developing Minds: ASCD Publications.
  • 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.   


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