MCS Professor receives the Teaching and Learning Using Technology Award
Dr. Pamela Lowry of the department of Math and Computer Science will receive the fourth annual Teaching and Learning Using Technology Award.
Professor Lowry has been with Lawrence Technological University since 1985. Since that time Dr. Lowry has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses. She has also participated in Focus: HOPE Greenfield Blackboard Coalition which involved LTU and other local universities. From 2001-2009 Dr. Lowry served as the Director of the Veraldi Instructional Technology Resource Center. In 2001 Dr. Lowry was named the Associate Director of the Master of Educational Technology Program for which she now serves as the Co-Director. When developing her courses incorporating technology Dr. Lowry feels it is important to develop concepts and strategies pertaining to the instructional design of the course and to include activities to promote student engagement. Dr. Lowry strives to be motivating and positive in corresponding with her students by using different strategies such as discussion boards, podcasts, Wimba lectures, inking, and group work to name a few.