Patrick R. Lowenthal
Department of Educational Technology
Boise State University
Boise, ID 83725
I enjoy teaching courses that focus on instructional development and mix theory with practice.
EDTECH 506: Graphic Design for Learning
My research focuses on instructional communication with a specific focus on social and teaching presence. But I also research and write about problems of practice.
–Lowenthal, P. R., White, J. W., & Cooley, K. C. (2011). Remake / remodel: Using eportfolios and a system of gates to improve student assessment and program evaluation. International Journal of ePortfolio, 1(1), 61-70.
– Lowenthal, P. R., & Thomas, D. (2010). Death to the Digital Dropbox: Rethinking student privacy and public performance. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 33(3).
–Dunlap, J. C., & Lowenthal, P. R. (2010). Hot for teacher: Using digital music to enhance student’s experience in online courses. TechTrends, 54(4), 58-73.
–Lowenthal, P. R., & Wilson, B. G. (2010). Labels do matter! A critique of AECT’s redefinition of the field. TechTrends, 54(1), 38-46.
–Lowenthal, P. R., & Dunlap, J. (2010). From pixel on a screen to real person in your students’ lives: Establishing social presence using digital storytelling. The Internet and Higher Education, 13(1-2), 70-72.
–Dunlap, J. C., & Lowenthal, P. R. (2009). Horton hears a tweet. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 32(4).
–Dunlap, J. C., & Lowenthal, P. R. (2009). Tweeting the night away: Using Twitter to enhance social presence. Journal of Information Systems Education, 20(2), 129-136.
- 2011-present: Communications Office, AECT Division of Distance Learning
- 2009-present: Reviewer, Journal of Online Learning and Teaching
- 2008-2011: Reviewer, Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE)