Professor

Biography

Danilo M. Baylen is a tenured Full Professor of Instructional Technology and School Library Media in the Department of Educational Technology and Foundations, College of Education at the University of West Georgia. He received his doctoral degree in Instructional Technology from Northern Illinois University. Also, he has graduate degrees in Elementary Education (Florida Gulf Coast University), Counseling (NIU), and Library and Information Studies (University of Alabama) as well as a graduate certificate in Children's Literature (Pennsylvania State University). His undergraduate degree was in Economics from the University of the Philippines. His research interests include technology integration across the curriculum, media literacy education, visual literacy, online learning and teaching, and instructional design. His recent research projects focused on faculty readiness for online teaching, use of technology for course transformation, and the role of learner characteristics in e-learning among undergraduate and graduate students. Currently, he is exploring the convergence of emerging technologies and children's literature through interactive picture books and digital storytelling. Also, he is investigating the use of digital media in enhancing the educational experience of teacher education students and practitioners.

Education / Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts (Economics), University of the Philippines, 1982
  • Doctor of Education (Instructional Technology), Northern Illinois University, 2001
  • Graduate Certificate Program in Children's Literature, Pennsylvania State University, 2010
  • Master of Library & Information Studies, The University of Alabama, 2013
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Spring 2020 Sections

    • MEDT-7473 (Advanced Multimedia) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7490 (Visual & Media Lit Tch & Learn) Section: E03
    • MEDT-7490 (Visual & Media Lit Tch & Learn) Section: E02

    Fall 2019 Sections

    • MEDT-7462 (Internet Tools,Resources,& Iss) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7466 (Digital Photo in Instruction) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7468 (Instruct Mult Design & Dev) Section: E01

    Summer 2019 Sections

    • MEDT-7462 (Internet Tools,Resources,& Iss) Section: E02
    • MEDT-7462 (Internet Tools,Resources,& Iss) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7466 (Digital Photo in Instruction) Section: E01

    Spring 2019 Sections

    • MEDT-7466 (Digital Photo in Instruction) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7468 (Instruct Mult Design & Dev) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7473 (Advanced Multimedia) Section: E01

    Fall 2018 Sections

    • READ-3251 (Children's Literature) Section: 02
    • MEDT-7468 (Instruct Mult Design & Dev) Section: E01

    Summer 2018 Sections

    • MEDT-7462 (Internet Tools,Resources,& Iss) Section: E02
    • MEDT-7462 (Internet Tools,Resources,& Iss) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7466 (Digital Photo in Instruction) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E02

    Spring 2018 Sections

    • MEDT-7473 (Advanced Multimedia) Section: E01
    • MEDT-8461 (Diffusion of Innovations) Section: E01
    • MEDT-8462 (Lead & Mng Instct Tch Prog) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E04

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • READ-3251 (Children's Literature) Section: 04
    • MEDT-8461 (Diffusion of Innovations) Section: E01
    • MEDT-8462 (Lead & Mng Instct Tch Prog) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E06

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • MEDT-8462 (Lead & Mng Instct Tch Prog) Section: E02
    • MEDT-8462 (Lead & Mng Instct Tch Prog) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E06

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • MEDT-7466 (Digital Photo in Instruction) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7473 (Advanced Multimedia) Section: E01
    • MEDT-8462 (Lead & Mng Instct Tch Prog) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E08

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • MEDT-6401 (Instructional Technology) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7466 (Digital Photo in Instruction) Section: E01
    • MEDT-8462 (Lead & Mng Instct Tch Prog) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E27

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • MEDT-7462 (Internet Tools,Resources,& Iss) Section: E01
    • MEDT-8462 (Lead & Mng Instct Tch Prog) Section: E01

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • MEDT-8462 (Lead & Mng Instct Tch Prog) Section: E01

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • UWG-1101 (First Year Univ. Experience) Section: 35D
    • MEDT-8462 (Lead & Mng Instct Tch Prog) Section: E01

    Summer 2015 Sections

    • MEDT-7462 (Internet Tools,Resources,& Iss) Section: E01
    • MEDT-8462 (Lead & Mng Instct Tch Prog) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E02

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • MEDT-7490 (Visual & Media Lit Tch & Learn) Section: N01
    • MEDT-8461 (Diffusion of Innovations) Section: N01
    • MEDT-8462 (Lead & Mng Instct Tch Prog) Section: N01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E29
  • Publication List

    Sorensen, C. & Baylen, D. (2000). Perception versus Reality: Views of Interaction in Distance Education. International Journal of Educational Policy, Research, and Practice: Reconceptualizing Childhood Studies, 1(1), 45-58 [View Publication]

    Glacken, J., & Baylen, D. M. (2001). Health professions education online: A case study. Journal of Allied Health, 30(3), 183-187.

    Sorensen, C. K., & Baylen, D. M. (2004). Patterns of communicative and interactive behavior online: Case studies in higher education. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 5(2), 117-126. [View Publication]

    Sorensen, C. K., & Baylen, D. M. (2004). Learning online: Adapting the seven principles of good practice to a Web-based environment. Distance Learning, 1(1), 7-17. [View Publication]

    Zhu, E., & Baylen, D. M. (2005). From learning community to community learning: Pedagogy, technology, and interactivity. Educational Media International, 42(3), 251-268. [View Publication]

    Baylen, D. M., & Goldberg, C. (2014). Exploration, engagement and inquiry in undergraduate education: A case study of learning about science using LEGO® and technology. In C. Ho (Editor), Refereed Proceedings of the 19th Annual Teaching, Colleges and Comm [View Publication]

    Baylen, D. M., & D’Alba, A. (Eds.). (2015). Essentials of teaching and integrating visual and media literacy: Visualizing learning. NY: Springer.

    Kim, J. H. Y., Baylen, D. M., Leh, A., & Lin, L. (2015). Blended learning in teacher education: Uncovering its transformative potential in teacher preparation programs. In N. P. Olulobe, P. J. Kpolovie, & L. N. Makewa (Eds.), Handbook of research on enhan

    Baylen, D. M., Michael, V. M., & Duplechain, R. (2016). Developing technology-based resources to support learning how to diagnose and correct math errors. International Journal for Educational Media and Technology, 10(2), 8-15.