Cal Carpenter is an adjunct faculty member in the Lesley Graduate School of Education.
Professional Title: Adjunct Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Educational applications of technology
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Technology in Education
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: ECOMP 6016: Teaching and Learning with Digital Media; ECOMP 6008: The World Wide Web as an Educational Resource; ECOMP 5022: Technology and Social Studies; ECOMP 8000: Advanced Professional Seminar in Technology
Education: EdD, Nova-Southeastern University (Computing and Information Technology)
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions: Carpenter, C. L. (1992, April). Plugging in to the information age. The Computing Teacher, 38-39.Carpenter, C. L. (1996). Online ethics: What’s a teacher to do? Leading and Learning With Technology, 23(6), 39-41.
Dr. Carpenter holds degrees from the University of Massachusetts, B.A. (History), M.Ed. (English) and Nova-Southeastern University, Ed.D. (Computing and Information Technology). Professional memberships include: the Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies (MCSS), the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), Massachusetts Computer-Using Educators (MassCUE), and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).
Dr. Carpenter is a 35-year veteran of Medford (MA) Public Schools, primarily teaching social studies at the middle school level. As a private consultant, he has worked for the WGBH Teacher Center, The Massachusetts Elementary School Principal’s Association (MESPA), Pierian Springs Software, Inc., and Tufts University and the University of Massachusetts where he also maintained status as adjunct faculty. Before retiring from public education, Dr. Carpenter was the Curriculum Director of Social Studies, K-12.
In 2004, he successfully co-authored a competitive U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History Grant; one of 122 funded projects across the country and served as Project Director. Since 1989, he has taught technology courses at the Lesley University.
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