ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Department of Adolescent and Adult Education
Ela Kaye Eley
Assistant Professor of Edcational Technology
Armstrong Atlantic State University; Savannah, Georgia
Assistant Professor of Educational Technology, 2012 – present
University of Florida; Gainesville, Florida
Visiting Lecturer/Graduate Assistant, 2002 - 2006, 2010 - present
Forsyth County School System; Cumming, Georgia
Instructional Technology Specialist, 2000 - 2002
Coweta County Schools; Newnan, Georgia
Curriculum Technology Specialist, 1997 - 2000
DeKalb County School System; Decatur, Georgia
Classroom Music Teacher, 1989 - 1996
Educational Computing Specialist, 1992 - 1996
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
Follett Higher Education Group
Bristol Community College Bookstore Manager, 2007 - 2009
Tabernacle Baptist Church; Cartersville, Georgia
Director of Childhood Education, 1986 - 1988
Eley, E. K., Kumar, S., Liu, F. (2012). Pre-service elementary teachers’ use of social media: Highlighting the importance of educational technology courses. Paper Presentation for Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Austin, TX, 2012.
Eley, E. K. (2004). Using a phenomenological approach to study technology integration. In Ferdig, R.E., Crawford, C., Carlsen, R., Davis, N., Price, J., Weber, R. & Willis, D.A. (Eds.) Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Annual, 906-909. Norfolk, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
Ferdig, R. E., Eley, E. K., Ceballos, E., & Wood, A. (April, 2003). Teaching and learning with technology: An analysis of best practice in Florida schools. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
Koro-Ljungberg, M., & Eley, E. K. (2012, April). Virtual methodology and connectibility in qualitative research. Presentation delivered at Annual Conference of American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, B.C.
Eley, E. K. (2006). Processes that influence the negotiated roles of inservice-preservice teams integrating technology into the elementary curriculum within a K-12/university partnership. Presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference, 2006.
Eley, E. K., and Dawson, K. (2006). I know I should use technology, but how? Presentation at the Florida Educational Technology Conference, 2006.
Dawson, K., & Eley, E. K. (2004). Integrating technology in the curriculum via K-12/university partnerships. Panel presented at the Florida Educational Technology Conference, Orlando, FL. (With a coordinated panel of teachers from Alachua County and graduate students from the University of Florida)
Eley, E. K., Branch, D., Styles, C., & Riddle, C. (2002). Catch the vision. Presentation at the 62nd Annual National School Boards Association (NSBA) Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Styles, C., Branch, D., McKinney, C., & Eley, E. K. (2002). Catch the vision. Presentation at the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) - National Conference on Education, San Diego, CA.
Hobson, K., Head, K., & Eley, E. K. (2001). Classroom technology integration. Presentation at the Georgia Educational Technology Consortium Conference (GaETC), Savannah, GA.
Eley, E. K. (1998). Bringing the Internet to life with links. Presentation at the Georgia Educational Technology Consortium Conference (GaETC), Macon, GA.
AWARDS and HONORS
Nominee - University of Florida Graduate Student Teaching Award (Fall 2004)
University of Florida Outstanding Student (2004, 2005)
Teacher of the Year, DeKalb County School System (1994)
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFILIATIONS
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE)
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
Kappa Delta Pi
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Project Manager for Ferdig, R.E. (2002 - 2003). Principal Investigator for funded grant proposal entitled, “Technology in Florida schools: An analysis of best practice.” University of Florida College Research Incentive Fund. ($3,500).
Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology (PT3); University of Florida, 2002 - 2004. Faculty Mentor
AT&T Grant for Education; DeKalb County School System, 1995. Grant written and awarded for Multicultural Musical Instruments in Elementary Music, ($5,000).
BellSouth Mini-Grant; DeKalb County School System, 1994. Grant written and awarded for Music Performance in the Elementary School, ($1,000).
Georgia: Early Childhood Education (P-5) & Music (P-12)
New Jersey: Supervisor - lifetime certificate