Jeff Boyer, NDSU College of Science and Mathematics learning designer and technologist and assistant professor of practice, has been recognized with a Commendatory Faculty Award from the North Dakota University System. The award acknowledges faculty who have demonstrated innovative use of technology in the delivery of classroom instruction.
“It’s an honor to be recognized for the time and effort I’ve spent investigating and implementing technology tools to create meaningful learning opportunities for students,” said Boyer, whose position is comprised of 65 percent service, 20 percent teaching and 15 percent research.
“My service responsibilities primarily include providing collegewide faculty development on designing curriculum, implementing active learning, developing and aligning assessments, and infusing technology,” explained Boyer. In addition, he is the college’s Learning Assistants program director, acting director for the STEM education doctoral program and director of the North Dakota Governor’s Schools.
His courses include Foundations of Science, The Science of Learning, Designing Technology-infused Learning Environments and STEM Journal Club. Boyer’s research portfolio includes $2.1 million in active grant funding.
Boyer earned his bachelor’s degree at Texas A&M University, master’s degree in education from Montana State University and his doctorate in curriculum and instruction with a concentration on educational technology at the University of Florida.
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