LINDA C. JOSEPH
Linda Joseph is a retired Library Media Specialist from Columbus (Ohio) Public Schools. She continues to work closely with The Library of Congress as an American Memory Fellow. She is the author of Net Curriculum: An Educator's Guide to Using the Internet. She also maintains the Adventures of CyberBee Web site as a tie-in page to a regular column she writes for MultiMedia and Internet @Schools magazine. As a part-time instructor for Ohio State University and Otterbein College, Linda assisted educators with integrating technology into the curriculum through her Internet in the Classroom and Kids, Safety, and Ethics in the Digital Classroom courses. Linda is the recipient of the Governor's Pathfinder Award for Educational Technology, the Golden Apple Achiever Award from Ashland, and the OELMA-Winnebago Progressive Library Media Program Award. She has spoken at many state, national, and international conferences. Read about how and why CyberBee was created.
Columbus Public Schools: 1974 - 2005
Instructional Technology Specialist (1992 - Present). Currently organize and conduct training workshops for district staff. Write and implement grants to fund computer program expansion. Design and develop presentations, training programs, publications, and Web-based curriculum and instruction.
Media Specialist (1974-1992). Charter member of Monroe Traditional Middle School. Worked with teachers and students in research, curriculum, and projects.
The Ohio State University:
1995 - 2005
Otterbein College: 1999 - 2007
Part-time Instructor. Design and teach courseware in Internet integration into the K-12 curriculum. Specialized topics include authentic learning, Big Six Skills, and elearning strategies.
Educational Consultant: 1995 - Present
Design and present hands-on workshops for integrating technology into classroom curriculum. Assist foundations and nonprofit organizations in the development and design of online publishing, including home pages. Selected organizations include American Association of School Librarians ICONnect Online Mini Course, American NewMedia - Living Ohio Government Series, and the Virtual University.
SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:
- Inet '95 (The Internet Society's 5th Annual Conference, June 27-30, 1995) http://www.isoc.org/HMP/PAPER/223/abst.html
- TelEd (International Society for Technology in Education), November 30 - December 3, 1995
- Florida Educational Technology Conference 1999
- Internet @ Schools 2005
- NSBA Technology and Learning Conference, 1998
State & Local:
- eTech Ohio, 2006
- Kentucky Educational Technology Conference, 1997, 1998
- Ohio Conference on Teaching and Learning, 1994, 1995
- Ohio Educational Library Media Association. 1995 - 2003
- Wisconsin Educational Media Association, 1996, 1997
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library: 1971-1974
Librarian. Worked as reference librarian: provided customer service and assistance to patrons in a University area. Served as technical director and cameraman for a film to promote library usage. Achievement: Received recognition for reading promotion program.
Educational Media and Library Science, Computer Science
Bowling Green State University
and Instruction with Technology Endorsement