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

    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

    Fall 2014 Sections

    • UWG-1101 (First Year Univ. Experience) Section: 25
    • MEDT-6401 (Instructional Technology) Section: N01
    • MEDT-7490 (Visual & Media Lit Tch & Learn) Section: N01
    • MEDT-8462 (Lead & Mng Instct Tch Prog) Section: N01

    Summer 2014 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

    Spring 2014 Sections

    • MEDT-6401 (Instructional Technology) Section: N01
    • MEDT-7465 (Digital Resrcs for Teach & Lrn) Section: N01
    • MEDT-7490 (Visual & Media Lit Tch & Learn) Section: N01
    • MEDT-8461 (Diffusion of Innovations) Section: N02

    Fall 2013 Sections

    • UWG-1101 (First Year Univ. Experience) Section: 104
    • MEDT-6401 (Instructional Technology) Section: N01
    • MEDT-7490 (Visual & Media Lit Tch & Learn) Section: N02
    • MEDT-7490 (Visual & Media Lit Tch & Learn) Section: N01
    • MEDT-8461 (Diffusion of Innovations) Section: N01

    Summer 2013 Sections

    • MEDT-7485 (Visual Media Lit Tching Lrning) Section: N02
    • MEDT-8461 (Diffusion of Innovations) Section: N02

    Spring 2013 Sections

    • MEDT-7465 (Resouces for Childrn/Y Adults) Section: N01
    • MEDT-7468 (Introduction to Multimedia) Section: N01
    • MEDT-8461 (Diffusion of Innovations) Section: N01 Download Syllabus [PDF]
  • Publication List

    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., & Butler, J. (2012). Using technology in teaching historical understanding: An evaluation of a professional development program. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education international confere

    Baylen, D. M., Santiago, R. & Nakayama, M. (2010). Rethinking course infrastructure and instructional strategies to support learning online. In D. Gibson & B. Dodge (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International

    Baylen, D. M., Santiago, R. & Nakayama, M. (2009). How do we foster the quality of hybrid courses in teacher education? In I. Gibson et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (pp. 173

    Baylen, D. M., & Zhu, E. (2009). Challenges and issues of teaching online. In P. L. Rogers, G. Berg, J. Boettcher, C. Howard, L. Justice, & K. Schenk (Eds.), Encyclopedia of distance learning (2nd ed., pp. 241-246). Hershey, PA: Information Science Refere