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David D. Carbonara, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor
School of Education
Instructional Technology

327A Fisher Hall
Phone: 412.396.4039

https://sites.google.com/site/carbonarad/

Education:

Ed.D., Science Education and Educational Research and Methodology, University of Pittsburgh, 1990
M.S.Ed., Middle-Level Education, University of Pittsburgh, 1978
B.S.Ed., Secondary Math Education and Secondary General Science Education, Duquesne University, 1975
Courses
  • EDLT 101 Instructional Technology I Computer and Information Literacy
  • EDLT 102 Instructional Technology II
  • EDLT 301 Instructional Technology III - Text-Based Design and Materials
  • EDLT 302 Electronic Literacy
  • EDLT 401 Instructional Technology IV - Virtual Environments
  • LTET 101 Instructional Technology I Computer and Information Literacy
  • LTET 102 Instructional Technology II
  • GILT 514 Management of Instructional Technology
  • GILT 515 Instructional Technology Practicum
  • GDIT 706 Developing Learning Environments Using Instructional Technology
  • GDIT 708 Technology Management and Leadership
Research

Dr. Carbonara's research insterests include:

  • Instructional Technology Coaching
  • Acquisition of instructional technology knowledge, skills and dispositions
  • Using instructional technology to enhance student learning
  • Using the reflective process to document growth in instructional technology knowledge, skills and disposition
  • Growing from management to leadership roles in instructional technology
  • Documenting the teaching-learning process in online environments
Professional Affiliations
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • Association for Educational and Communications Technology
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • International Society for Technology in Education
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Presentations

Carbonara, D. D. (30 October 2009). Technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPCK) as a curriculum model for PK-4 early childhood and middle level education. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of Educational Communications and Technology, Louisville, KY.

Carbonara, D. D., Heo, M. and Kush, J. (30 October 2009) Digital storytelling in an urban elementary school. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of Educational Communications and Technology, Louisville, KY.

Carbonara, D. D., Kush, J., & Heo, M. (8 February 2009). Instructional technology dispositions: Effects on academic success. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education. Chicago, Illinois.

Carbonara, D. D. (7 February 2009). Curriculum for instructional technology knowledge and skills development in a pre-service teacher preparation program. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education. Chicago, Illinois.