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John Ittelson

  Gold Level Contributor  MERLOT Author  Peer Reviewer
Calfornia State University, Monterey Bay
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Primary Discipline: Education / TeacherEd / Instructional Technology
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Sep 16, 2012
Member Since: Jan 20, 2001

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California State University, Monterey Bay (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, CA, United States) - Primary Affiliation
K20CETC (Education, Community/Technical College, CA, United States)

Contact Information

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Address: California State University, Monterey Bay
100 Campus Center, Building 18 Room 168
Instructional Technology and Teaching Lab
Seaside , CA 93950 US
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Skills and Interests

Education History

B.S. Radio Television Film (06/1971)
Northwestern University
M.A. Instructional Television (08/1976)
Northwestern University
Ph.D (12/1978)
Northwestern University


Director Instructional Technologies (02/2008 - Current) K-20 California Education Technology Collaborative
Professor, Emeritus (02/2008 - Current) CSU Monterey Bay
Professor (08/1995 - 01/2008) California State University Monterey Bay
Professor, Graduate Advisor (08/1978 - 06/1995) California State University, Chico
Assistant Professor in Education and Director, Learning Resources Center (08/2007 - 06/1977) Northwestern University


Ittelson, John C. and Lorenzo, George. (2007). An Overview of Institutional E-Portfolios. in EDUCAUSE ELI Learning Initiative (electronic).
Lorenzo, George and Ittelson, John. (2005). Assessing Student Learning with E-Portfolios. in ELI Paper 3
Ittelson, John C. and Lorenzo, George. (2005). An Overview of E-Portfolios. in EDUCAUSE ELI Learning Initiative (electronic).
Ittelson, John C.. (2002). Building an E-dentity for Each Student. in EDUCAUSE Quarterly (Vol. 37, No. 2).


New Media Centers Consortium
Campus Director 01/1996 - Current
ASTUTE (a special interest group in CUE)
none 01/1990 - Current
AMP Accesss Monterey Pininsula
member of the Board 01/1996 - Current
Steering Committee 01/1990 - Current
none 01/1995 - Current
Computer Using Educators
none 01/1985 - 01/2007

Honors and Awards

Apple Distinguished Educator (01/2004)
From 2004 to current.
Bautzer University Faculty Advancement Award (01/2003)
One of 25 CSU Faculty Members recognized for outstanding service.
National Learning Infrastructure Initiative (NLII) Fellow (01/2001)
Chosen by EDUCAUSE. As an EDUCAUSE fellow, researched the development of electronic portfolios.
IBM Scholar (01/1991)
Served from 1991-1993.
CSU Research Award (04/1989)
For "Studies in Interactive Media"
Professional Achievement Honors (01/1981)
CSU Chico. Awarded to faculty who have excelled in research and that have brought prestige to the University

Teaching Experience

MIST (Winter 2006)
CSUMB - Research courses
This is the Masters in IT Program that I have helped establish.
Instructional Technology and Interactive Multimedia (Fall 1999)
Capstone Two Semester Sequence (Fall 2001)
This is the final sequence for seniors graduating with a major in ICST.


A Ready2Net Digital Stream Broadcast.
E-portfolios, useful for learner self-assessment and documenting student credentials, raise tensions between user control and institutional records.
The e-portfolios roundtable discussed issues surrounding the implementation of electronic portfolios.