Lecturer

Biography

Dr. O.P. Cooper's education includes: B.A. English, Shorter College, 1976; M.Ed., Sec. Ed./English, UT-Chattanooga, 1981.; Ed.D. Lang. Ed., UGA, 1988. Dr. Cooper's public school experience includes high school English teacher and coach, media specialist and district coordinator of media, and assistant superintendent for technology. He also served as director of one of the Georgia Department of Education's Technology Training Centers. He has taught courses in media and instructional technology at UWG since 2006. Dr. Cooper's wife, Devonne, teaches music at Carrollton Elementary, where she founded and continues to lead the violin program.

Education / Degrees

  • M.Ed., Master of Education in Secondary Education/English, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1981
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Spring 2018 Sections

    • MEDT-7474 (Online Reference Sources &Svcs) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7477 (Technology for Media Services) Section: E02
    • MEDT-7477 (Technology for Media Services) Section: E01

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • MEDT-7474 (Online Reference Sources &Svcs) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7477 (Technology for Media Services) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7477 (Technology for Media Services) Section: E02

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • MEDT-7474 (Online Reference Sources &Svcs) Section: E02
    • MEDT-7474 (Online Reference Sources &Svcs) Section: E01

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • MEDT-7474 (Online Reference Sources &Svcs) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7477 (Technology for Media Services) Section: E02
    • MEDT-7477 (Technology for Media Services) Section: E01

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • MEDT-7474 (Online Reference Sources &Svcs) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7477 (Technology for Media Services) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7477 (Technology for Media Services) Section: E02

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • MEDT-6465 (Selection and Materials) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7474 (Online Reference Sources &Svcs) Section: E02
    • MEDT-7474 (Online Reference Sources &Svcs) Section: E01

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • MEDT-6465 (Selection and Materials) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7477 (Technology for Media Services) Section: E02
    • MEDT-7477 (Technology for Media Services) Section: E01

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • MEDT-7474 (Online Reference Sources &Svcs) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7474 (Online Reference Sources &Svcs) Section: E02
    • MEDT-7477 (Technology for Media Services) Section: E01

    Summer 2015 Sections

    • MEDT-6465 (Selection and Materials) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7474 (Online Reference Sources &Svcs) Section: E02
    • MEDT-7474 (Online Reference Sources &Svcs) Section: E01

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: E01
    • MEDT-6465 (Selection and Materials) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7477 (Technology for Media Services) Section: E01
  • Publication List

    Cooper, O. P. How ISTE’s Standards for Technology Coaches Inform AASL’s Standards for School Librarians. (2015, May-June). Tech Trends, 59(3): 48-53.

    Cooper, O. P., & Bray, M. (2011, July-August). School library media specialist-teacher collaboration: Characteristics, challenges, opportunities. Tech Trends, vol. 55(4): 48-54.

    Cooper, O.P. (2010, April). Desktop virtualization: Issues, examples, observations. Online seminar, AECT webinar series.

    Putney, D., Snipes, P., Bennett, E., and Cooper, O.P. (2009, October). Animoto: Creating action-packed presentations, Georgia Council of Media Organizations Joint Conference, Columbus, GA.

    Putney, D., Snipes, P., Bennett, E., and Cooper, O.P. (2009, November). See it, hear it, live it: Capture life with Web 2.0. Georgia Educational Technology Conference, Atlanta, GA.