David M. Marcovitz, Ph.D.

MarcovitzsmAssociate Professor
Director of Educational Technology
Education Specialties Department
Loyola University Maryland
School of Education
Tmonium Graduate Center
2034 Greenspring Drive
Room 26N
Timonium, Maryland 21093
410-617-2250
marco@loyola.edu

Biography

David Marcovitz is Associate Professor in the School of Education and Director of Graduate Programs in Educational Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Educational Technology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign where he studied support for technology in elementary schools. He has taught computer applications and computer programming at the high school level, and he has worked as a technology specialist in a high school. Prior to coming to Loyola University, Dr. Marcovitz taught in the educational technology program at Florida Atlantic University. He was hired by Loyola College in 1997 to develop a Masters program in Educational Technology, the program which he coordinates and for which he teaches many of the classes. His scholarly interests include support for technology in the schools and multimedia design by teachers and students.

Courses Taught

ET 605   Introduction to Educational Technology 
ET 620   Multimedia Design in the Classroom 
ET 630   Digital Communication in the Classroom 
ET 680   The Role of the Technology Leader 
ET 690   Educational Technology Seminar

Awards and Grants

Microsoft Community Contributor Award in 2012.
Microsoft PowerPoint Most Valuable Professional Award in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010.

Research Interests

Support for technology in schools
Technology as a tool to connect students beyond the classroom walls
Multimedia design by teachers and students

Publications

Books Authored

Marcovitz, D. (2012). Digital Connections in the Classroom. Washington, DC: International Society for Technology in Education.

Powerful PowerPoint for Educators: Using Visual Basic for Applications to Make PowerPoint Interactive, 2nd Edition Available Online!

Digital Connections in the Classroom (in press, due to be released in 2012)

Articles and Chapters

Marcovitz, D.M. (2012). Copyleft and Copyright: New Models for Accessing Media. In M. Bhattacharya; N. Mach & M. Moallem (Eds.), Emerging Technologies in Learning: Impact on Cognition and Culture. Chesapeake VA., USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.  

Marcovitz, D.M. & Son, J.D. (2008). Point/Counterpoint: Is educational technology shortening student attention spans? Learning & Leading With Technology, 36(1), 8-9. Available online!

Marcovitz, D. M. (2006). Changing schools with technology: What every school should know about innovation. In R. C. Hunter (Series Ed.) & S. Y. Tettegah (Vol. Ed.), Advances in educational administration: Vol. 8. Technology and education: Issues in administration, policy, and applications in K12 schools (pp. 3-15). London: Elsevier.

Marcovitz, D. M. (2006). Copyright, technology, and your rights. In R. C. Hunter (Series Ed.) & S. Y. Tettegah (Vol. Ed.), Advances in educational administration: Vol. 8. Technology and education: Issues in administration, policy, and applications in K12 schools (pp. 73-84). London: Elsevier.

Review Essays and Sample Reviews

Marcovitz, D. M. (2006). [Review of the book The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning]. Teachers College Record. Retrieved June 27, 2006, from http://www.tcrecord.org/content.asp?contentid=12545.

Dissertation

Support for Technology and Innovation in the Elementary School.

Professional Activities/Society Memberships

Member, International Society for Technology in Education
Member, Maryland Society for Educational Technology