Faculty & Staff Profile

Dawn Putney

Dawn Putney, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone: 678-839-6151 | Fax: 678-839-6153

Email:  dputney@westga.edu

Office: Education Annex 127

Hours: Mon./Wed./Fri. 12:00 - 4:00
Online Tues 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Biography

Dr. Dawn Putney is Professor in the College of Education in the Educational Technology and Foundations department. She teaches graduate courses in School Library Media, Instructional Design, and Curriculum. Presentations include topics such as Creating Web-Based Aids, LibraryThing, and Podcasting. Publications include topics such as Innovations in Schools, Podcasting, Multilevel Literacy Center Models and Green Schools. Prior to her appointment at UWG in 1994, Dr. Putney was on faculty at the University of Dubuque and worked in public school settings in a variety of positions.


Education/Degrees

  • B.S., Bachelor of Science, University of North Alabama, 1975
  • M.Ed., Master of Education, West Georgia College, 1981
  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, University of Iowa, 1987

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • CURR-6575 (Curriculum Trends and Issues)    
    • ECED-7265 (Parent Ed/Teach Chld Care Wkrs)    
    • ECED-7266 (The Young Child: Home & Commun)    
    • ECED-7273 (Family/Comm Inv for Sch Improv)    
    • EDUC-2130 (Expl Learning and Teaching)    
    • MEDT-7461 (Instructional Design)    
    • MEDT-7487 (Practicum)    
    • UWG-1101 (First Year Univ. Experience)    
  • Summer 2016 Sections
    • CURR-6575 (Curriculum Trends and Issues) Section: E01
    • ECED-7273 (Family/Comm Inv for Sch Improv) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7461 (Instructional Design) Section: E01
  • Spring 2016 Sections
    • CURR-6575 (Curriculum Trends and Issues) Section: E01
    • ECED-7266 (The Young Child: Home & Commun) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7461 (Instructional Design) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7461 (Instructional Design) Section: E02
  • Fall 2015 Sections
    • UWG-1101 (First Year Univ. Experience) Section: 32   [View Syllabus]
    • CURR-6575 (Curriculum Trends and Issues) Section: E01   [View Syllabus]
    • ECED-7265 (Parent Ed/Teach Chld Care Wkrs) Section: E01   [View Syllabus]
    • MEDT-7461 (Instructional Design) Section: E01   [View Syllabus]
    • MEDT-7461 (Instructional Design) Section: E02   [View Syllabus]
  • Summer 2015 Sections
    • CURR-6575 (Curriculum Trends and Issues) Section: E01   [View Syllabus]
    • CURR-6575 (Curriculum Trends and Issues) Section: E02   [View Syllabus]
    • ECED-7273 (Family/Comm Inv for Sch Improv) Section: E01   [View Syllabus]
    • MEDT-7461 (Instructional Design) Section: E01   [View Syllabus]
  • Spring 2015 Sections
    • EDUC-2130 (Expl Learning and Teaching) Section: L2L
    • EDUC-2130 (Expl Learning and Teaching) Section: LXL
    • ECED-7266 (The Young Child: Home & Commun) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7461 (Instructional Design) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7487 (Practicum) Section: E01

Selected Publications

  • Putney, D. & Morris, R. (2011). Educational Reform Revisited. Choice: Current reviews for academic libraries, 49(3), 431-444. [View Publication]
  • Morris, R. & Putney, D. (in press). Innovation in schools. In, T.C. Chan, B. Jiang, & R. Ouyang (eds.) Educational administration in U.S. schools. People's University Press, Beijing, China. [View Publication]