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Dissertation Proposal

Into the Edu-verse: Early-Career Educators Seeking Induction Support on Social Media On November 26, 2019, I successfully defended my dissertation proposal for my PhD in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology through Michigan State University’s College of Education. I have shared the full text of my proposal here: https://bretsw.github.io/dissertation-proposal-text/ You can scroll through my presentation slides for the defense below (use the arrow keys) or view them here. At the end of the defense, I asked my committee for advice on sustaining a project as large as the dissertation, and they offered some great wisdom.

CV

K. Bret Staudt Willet PhD Candidate, Michigan State University Email - Twitter - Github - LinkedIn - Google Scholar Keywords: networked learning, social media, educational technology Download a PDF copy of my CV Education Michigan State University PhD, Educational Psychology & Educational Technology (Expected October 2020) Dissertation: Into the edu-verse: New teachers’ agency in self-directed learning with social media Committee: Matthew Koehler, Christine Greenhow, Ralph Putnam, Gail Richmond Defended proposal: November 26, 2019 View slides Read proposal Advanced to candidacy: February 3, 2019 MA, Educational Technology (2015)

Coursework: PhD in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology

I have completed the coursework for my Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology through Michigan State University’s College of Education. Course department guide: * CEP = Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, & Special Education * TE = Department of Teacher Education * WRA = Department of Writing, Rhetoric, & American Cultures Theory and History CEP 900: Proseminar in Learning, Technology and Culture Summer 2016 Instructors: Dr. Cary Roseth, Dr.

Coursework: Master of Arts in Educational Technology

In 2015, I completed a Master of Arts degree in Educational Technology through Michigan State University’s College of Education. Here I offer a bit of my experience in each course. The “CEP” before the course number stands for “Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education,” the name of the department in the College of Education.” CEP 800: Psychology of Learning in School and Other Settings Summer 2013 Instructors: Dr. Hannah Klautke, Dr.

Coursework: Graduate Certificate in Serious Game Design and Research

In 2014, I completed a 3-course Graduate Certificate in Serious Game Design and Research through Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences. Here I offer a bit of my experience in each course. The “TC” before the course number stands for “Telecommunications,” the old department name in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences before they changed it to “Media and Information.” TC 831: Theories of Games and Interaction for Design Fall 2012