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Gerald Knezek

University of North Texas

United States of America - Denton

Regents Professor of Learning Technologies, University of North Texas, USA For Additional Information: http://courseweb.unt.edu/gknezek http://iittl.unt.edu

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Biography

Dr. Knezek is Regents Professor of Learning Technologies at the University of North Texas and Director of the Institute for the Integration of Technology into Teaching & Learning ( IITTL) at UNT. He is Past President (2008-2011) of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE). He is currently Lead Principal Investigator for the US National Science Foundation ITEST Project Going Green! MSOSW (#0833706 & #1312168), and was Co-Principal Investigator for a US Fund for Improvement for Post-Secondary Education project titled simMentoring (#P116B060398, 2006-2010). He was Principal Investigator of the U.S. Dept. of Ed. Technology Innovation Challenge Grant R303A99030 External Evaluation for 1999-2004 and Lead Principal Investigator for the U.S. Dept. of Ed. Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) Millennium Project Capacity and Implementation Grants (P342A990474 & P342A000123A) for 1999-2003. Dr. Knezek was doctoral program coordinator for Educational Computing from 2002-2004. He held the Matthews Chair for Research in Education at the University of North Texas from 1995-1997. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the Tokyo Institute of Technology and Japan 's National Center for University Entrance Examinations during 1993-94 and shared time between Texas and Ecuador on a Fulbright Senior Specialist appointment during 2006-07. He completed a similar Fulbright Senior Specialist appointment in The Netherlands during 2011-12. Dr. Knezek received his B.A. in Mathematics and the Social Sciences from Dartmouth College , and his M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees in Educational Psychology from the University of Hawaii.