Nicholas Omale, Ph.D.
Full Time Instructor


Research Interests

  • Communities of Inquiry
  • Online Collaborative Learning
  • Online Problem-Based Learning

Education

Ed.D. in Instructional Technology
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Dissertation Title: Exploring the Use of 3-D Multi-User Virtual Environments for Online Problem-Based Learning

M.S.Ed. in Instructional Technology
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Classes

Graduate Courses

  • ETR 520 Introduction to Research Methods in Education (Online)
  • ETR 520 Introduction to Research Methods in Education (Blended)
  • ETT 590 Workshop in Instructional Technology - Motivating ELL and Underrepresented Groups with Technology
  • ETT 590 Workshop in Instructional Technology - Google Apps for Education and e-Portfolio
  • ETT 530 Instructional Technology Tools - Web Applications for Teaching (Online)
  • ETT 530 Instructional Technology Tools - Application of Google in Education
  • ETT 510 Instructional Media and Technology (Blended)

Undergraduate Courses

  • ETRA 422 Technology and Assessment for Secondary Education (Blended)
  • ETT 429 Computers in Classroom Teaching (Online)
  • ETT 429 Computers in Classroom Teaching (f-t-f)
  • ETT 402 Teaching and Learning With Technology
  • ETT 401B Field Experience for Integrating Technology Into the Elementary Classroom (Online)
  • ETT 401A Integrating Technology Into The Elementary Classroom
  • ETT 229 Computers in Classroom Teaching

Recent Papers

  • Omale, N. & Butler, R. P. (2014). The History Corner: Meck 1949 Television. Tech Trends, 58 (5). 10.
  • Omale, N. (2013). The History Corner: Kodak Disk 6000 Camera. Tech Trends, 57 (5). 8-9.
  • Luetkehans, L., & Omale, N. (2013). Becoming wired: Teaching and learning from the personal histories of African-American technology leaders.  Black History Bulletin, 76 (1). 6-13.
  • Omale, N., Hung, W-C., Luetkehans, L., & Cooke-Plagwitz, J. (2009). Learning in 3-D Multi-User Virtual Environments: Exploring the use of unique 3-D attributes for online problem-based learning. British Journal of Educational Technology, 40 (3). 480-495.
(ISI Journal Citation Reports® Ranking: 2010: 11/177 Education & Educational Research. Impact Factor: 2.139)

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nomale1@niu.edu
Gabel Hall 101

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