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Vance Durrington

MERLOT Contributor
Chair - Inst Tech, Found, & Sec Ed
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Member Type: Administrator
Last Login: Apr 14, 2011
Member Since: Feb 18, 2011

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Affiliations

Primary Affiliation:
  • University of North Carolina System - Wilmington (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, NC, United States)

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Contact Information

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Address:
601 S College Road
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations, & Secondary Education
Wilmingon, NC 28403-5980 United States

Skills & Interests

Education History

  • B.S. Mathematics (05/1986)
    Harding University
  • M.Ed. Educational Supervision (05/1990)
    Abilene Christian University
  • Ed.D. Instructional Technology (12/1997)
    Texas Tech University

Positions

  • Department Chair (07/2007 - Current) University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • Program Coordinator - M.S. Instructional Technology (02/2011 - 02/2011) Mississippi State University
  • Assistant Professor (08/2001 - 07/2007) Mississippi State University
  • Director, Computer Support & Network Services (01/1995 - 07/2001) College of Education, Texas Tech University
  • Director, Learning Resources Center (08/1997 - 07/2001) College of Education, Texas Tech University
  • Director, Distance Learning (08/1999 - 07/2001) College of Education, Texas Tech University
  • Supervisor, Education Computer Center (09/1990 - 12/1995) College of Education, Texas Tech University
  • Middle School Computer Literacy, High School Mathematics, Computer Science, & Business Teacher (08/1988 - 07/1990) Ballinger Independent School District, Ballinger, TX
  • Middle School Mathematics Teacher (08/1986 - 07/1988) Ballinger Independent School District, Ballinger, TX

Publications

  • Swafford, D. J., Durrington, V. A.. (in press). Middle school students’ perceptions: What teachers can do to support reading self-efficacy in Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers Yearbook. Arlington, TX: Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers..
  • Berryhill, A., & Durrington, V. A.. (in press). Justifying higher education instructional technology investments: A correlation in training and use in College and University Media Review
  • Yang, Y. & Durrington, V.. (2010). Investigation of students’ perceptions of online course quality in International Journal on E-Learning (9, 3, 341-361).
  • Durrington, V. A., & Yu, C.. (2009). It’s the same only different: The effect the discussion moderator has on student participation in online discussions in The perfect online course: Best practices for designing and teaching. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Akrofi, A. K., Swafford, J., Janisch, C., Liu, X., & Durrington, V.. (2008). Supporting Immigrant Students' Understanding of U.S. Culture through Children's Literature in Childhood Education (84, , 209-218).
  • Du, J., Durrington, V. & Mathews, J.. (2007). Online Collaborative Discussion: Myth or Valuable Learning Tool in Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007. Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  • Du, J., Durrington, V. A., & Mathews, J. G.. (2007). Online collaborative discussion: Myth or valuable learning tool in Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (3, 2, 94-104).
  • Durrington, V. A., Berryhill, A., & Swafford, J.. (2006). Strategies for enhancing interactivity in an online environment in College Teaching (54, 1, 190-193).
  • Berryhill, A., & Durrington, V. A.. (2006). The online course: The development and implementation of training and support in Distance Learning (3, 2, 51-53).
  • Du, J., Durrington, V. A., & Olinzock, A. A.. (2006). Dynamic online discussion: Task-oriented interaction for deep learning in Open Education Research (12, 4, 75-79).
  • Yu, C., & Durrington, V. A.. (2006). Technology standards for school administrators: An analysis of current and future administrators perceived ability to perform the standards in NASSP Bulletin (90, 4, 301-317).
  • Durrington, V. A., West, R. (2006). The distance learning division and systemic change in TechTrends (50, 2, 16).
  • Yang, Y., & Durrington, V. A.. (2006). Developing an online curriculum: Technologies and techniques [Review of the book Developing an online curriculum: technologies and techniques] in Quarterly Review of Distance Education (7, 1, 117-120).
  • Yu, C., Durrington, V. A., Olinzock, A.. (2005). Expectations of online courses: The distance education administrator’s perspective in College and University Media Review (11, 1, 51-69).
  • Yu, C., & Durrington, V. A.. (2005). Student perceptions of computer skills needed when enrolled in online courses. in Journal of Continuing Higher Education (53, 2, 12-23).
  • Durrington, V. A., & Yu, C.. (2004). It’s the Same Only Different: The Effect the Discussion Moderator Has on Student Participation in Online Discussions in Quarterly Review of Distance Education (5, 2, 89-100).
  • Durrington, V. A., Repman, J., & Valente, T.. (2000). Using social network analysis to examine the time of adoption of computer-related innovations among a university faculty in Journal of Research on Computing in Education (33, 1, 16-27).
  • Ahern, T. C., & Durrington, V. A.. (1996). Effects of anonymity and group saliency on participation and interaction in a computer-mediated small-group discussion. in Journal of Research on Computing in Education (28, 2, 133-147).

Associations

  • International Society for Technology in Education
    Member 01/1996 - Current
  • Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
    Member 08/2000 - Current
  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology
    Member 08/2000 - Current
  • International Network for Social Network Analysis
    Member 02/2011 - 02/2011
  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology
    President - Distance Learning Division 10/2005 - 10/2006