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Roberto Joseph

Associate Professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology


Degrees

PHD, 2003, Indiana Univ Bloomington; MS, 1998, New York Inst Tech (NYIT); BA, 1994, CUNY Brooklyn Coll


Bio

Dr. Roberto Joseph was born in Brooklyn, New York, the first in his family of Haitian immigrants to attend college. He considers himself an African-Haitian American. As a product of the NYC public school system, he understands first hand the need to motivate and help youth achieve their potential. Furthermore, he is determined to develop methods for transforming education to better meet the needs of society. Dr. Joseph worked for five years as a high school mathematics teacher and computer coordinator in the New York City Public Schools. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from the City University of New York, Brooklyn College, and a Master of Science Degree in Instructional Technology from New York Institute of Technology. In June of 2003, he completed his PhD in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University. Dr. Joseph is an Assistant Professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology in Hofstra's School of Education. He is program director for the School of Education's Master of Arts in Technology for Learning. His primary research areas lie in culture in educational technologies and systemic change in education, on which he has published several articles. As a Gates Millennium Scholar, Dr. Joseph is committed to assisting schools create meaningful learning environments to answer the future needs of students and society.


Teaching Interests

Educational Technology

Research Interests

• Culturally Relevant Technology-based Learning Environments • The Digital Divide • Students’ Perspective in a Systemic Change Process • Transforming Education with Technology • Computers and Learning • School Reform • Culturally Responsive Teaching • Facilitating Systemic Change in Public School Districts
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Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
CSC 006 (CS)THE ART & SCIENCE OF GAMES Undergraduate
CT 200 INTRO CMPUTR TECH ED Graduate
CT 210A EMERING TECH FOR TEACH & LEARN Graduate
CT 211A COMP AUTHOR/SCRIPT ENVIRNMNT Graduate
CT 212 COMPUTER ASSISTED INSTRUCTION Graduate
CT 275 SELECTED TOPICS/EDU SOFTWARE Graduate
ELED 104A ED CMPT ISS TRND PRC Undergraduate
ELED 258 INTRO TO INFO TECH IN EDUCATIO Graduate
SED 151 THE SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER Undergraduate
SED 264 GENERAL METHODS OF TEACHING Graduate
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