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Educational Background

  • Master of Education, Business Education, Penn State University, 1970
  • Doctorate of Education, Business Education, University of Pittsburgh, 1975
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Education, Indiana Univesity of Pennsylvania, 1967

Professional Background

  • 2011-Present: Professor, School of Education and Social Sciences
  • 2004-2011: Founding Dean, School of Education and Social Sciences
  • 1999-2006: Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
  • 2000-2002: Acting Dean, School of Communication and Information Systems
  • 1998-1999: Acting Dean, School of Alpplied Sciences and Education
  • 1993-1998: Education Delpartment Head
  • 1988-1993: Teacher Education Director
  • 1978-1988: Department Head of Business and Office Education
  • 1974-1978: Coorinator of Individualized Learning Lab
  • 1970-1974: Faculty Member in Business and Office Education Department
  • 1967-1970: Secondary Business Teacher--East Brady High School

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Research interests focus on technology and curriculum integration as well as most educational topics that are associated with the implementation and assessment of various teaching and/or administrative practices at the elementary, secondary, or higher education levels.

Publications

  • Graham, John.  (2012) A model for integrating communication “soft” skills in the business education curriculum, Business Education Forum, Vol.66, No. 3. Pp. 31-33, 50, coauthored with Dr. Donna Cellante.  
  • Graham, John.  (2011) Global Technology in Education, SITE (National Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education) peer reviewed proceedings, Nashville, Tennessee, Coauthored with Dr. George Semich, Dr. Donna Cellante,  and Carly Pietrzyk.

  • Graham, John. (2010).  An Educational Training Method with Application to the Retail Training Industry: A Proposed Model for Podcasting and Vodcasting, E-Learn peer reviewed proceedings,  Orlando Florida, Coauthored with Dr. Lisa Palmieri and Dr. George Semich.

  • Graham, John. (2010).  The Role of Technology Leaders in Schools.  Ed-Media, peer reviewed paper for electronic publication, Toronto Canada, Coauthored with Dr. Lisa Palmieri and Dr. George Semich.
  • Graham, John E. (2010).  A BCIT Curriculum for the 21st Century--The Pennsylvania Story, Peer Reviewed Publication of the National Business Education Research Association, 2010, Coauthored with Donna Cellante and Jon Shank.
  • Graham John E. (2008).  Preparing Preservice Teachers to Implement Technology:  An Integrative Approach Using Content Specialists with Technology Savvy and narrative Pedagogy.  Peer Reviewed Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology  and Teacher Education 19th International Conference.  Chesapeake, VA:  Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.  Coauthored with Dr. George Semich.
  • Graham, John E.  (2008).  Integrating Technology to Transform Pedagogy: Revisiting the Progress of the Three Phase TUI Model for Faculty Development.  In Lawrence Tomei, (Ed.), Adapting Information and Communication Technologies for Effective Education.  Hershey, PA:  Information Science Reference, IGA Global.  Co-authored with Dr. George Semich.
  • Graham, John E. Ed.D. (2007) “Information Literacy:  Creating the Right Plan for the Wrong University Audience,”  Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Annual,  co-authored with Dr. George Semich.

  • Graham, John E. Ed.D. (2007) “A Model for Effectively Integrating Technology Across the Curriculum:  A Three Step Staff Development Program to Transform Practice,”  International Journal for Information Communication Technology Education,  co-authored with Dr. George Semich. 
  • Graham, John E. Ed.D. (2006) “Instituting Teacher Leaders in Technology:  A Personal Approach to Integrating Technology in Today’s Classroom,” Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Annual,  co-authored with Dr. George Semich.

  • Graham, John E. Ed.D. (2006) “Integrating Computer Technology and the Internet in Learning Communities for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students,” Peer Reviewed  Electronic Journal E-Learn,  co-authored with Dr. George Semich and Paul Gregory.           
  • Graham, John E., Ed.D. (2003) “ Robert Morris University’s 4-Step Plan for Integrating Technology into the Instructional Process,” Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Annual, co-authored with Dr. Donna Cellante. 
  • Graham, John E., Ed.D. (2003)  “Systematically Integrating Technology into the Business Teacher Education Program, Business Education Forum, Volume 4, National Business Education Association, co-authored with Dr. Donna Cellante. 
  • Graham, John E., Ed.D. (1999) “The Development  of a Professional Portfolio in Secondary Teacher Education:  Issues of Validity, Reliability, and Evaluation,”  The PA Association of College Teacher Educators Journal,   co-authored with Dr. Allen Lias. 
  • Graham, John E. (1996) Activity Pack 3, a workbook and tests that correlate with the last third of the textbook, Century 21 Keyboarding & Information Processing,  co-authored with Dr. Jon Shank.
  • Graham, John E., Ed.D. (1993)  How To Refocus Accounting Content and Methodology, Business Education Forum. 

Presentations

  • 2012 - RMU Business Education Conference: Business Educators Adress the Soft Skills Aspects of Teaching
  • 2012 - RMU Business Education Conference: Open Forum--BCIT Standards, Social Media, and Curricular Content in the Business Education Curriculum
  • 2011 - Society of Information Technology Educators Conference: Mobile Technology in Education, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • 2010 - Educational-Media Conference: The Role of Technology Leaders in Schools, Toronto Canada.
  • 2010 - NABTE (National Association of Business Teacher Educators) Research Conference: A Business Education Curriculum for the 21st Century?The Pennsylvania Story, San Diego, CA.
  • 2008 - 37th Annual Teacher Education Assembly: Another Route to National Accreditation?T.E.A.C., Harrisburg, PA.
  • 2008 - 19th Annual International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education: Preparing Preservice Teachers to Implement Technology: An Integrative Approach Using Content Specialists with Technology Savvy and Nnarrative Pedagogy.
  • 2006 - Erie County Business Teachers Conference: Results of a Survey to Determine the Status of the BCIT Curriculum in PA Public Schools, Erie, PA.
  • 2006 - Panel Moderator at RMU Education Conference:The Keys to Student Success, Based on U.S. Department of Labor Report, What Work Requires of School--A SCANS Report for America, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • 2006 - 17th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education: Instituting Teacher Leaders in Technology: A Personal Approach to Integrating Technology in Today?s Classroom, Orlando, Florida.
  • 2005 - E-Learn World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education: Integrating Computer Technology and the Internet in Learning Communities for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students,Vancouver BC, Canada.
  • 2005 - RMU Business Education Conference: The Current Status of Business Education in Pennsylvania?Survey Results, Moon Twp., PA.
  • 2005 - RMU Business Education Conference: Adapting to No Child Left Behind and PSSA Testing, Moon Twp., PA.
  • 2003 - International Conference for Information Technology and Teacher Education on RMUs 4-Step Plan for Integrating Technology into the Instructional Process.
  • 2002 - RMU Business Education Conference: Survey of Business Education Course Offerings, Moon Twp., PA
  • 2001 - Keynote Speaker--RMU Business Education Conference: State Issues That Affect Business Educators. Moon Twp., PA.
  • 1998 - National Association of Teacher Education Conference:The Creation of a Partnership for the Development of a Communication-Intensive Professional Portfolio.
  • 1996 - Pennsylvania Business Education Association Conference: Business Educators Talk the Block, Pittsburgh, PA.


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