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Carolyn Lowe

Carolyn Lowe


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  • Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
    member 08/2007 – Current
  • Michigan Science Teachers Association
    Region 13 Director 03/2002 – Current
  • Associate for Science Teacher Education (ASTE)
    member 01/1996 – Current

Education History

  • PhD Biological Education (08/1999)
    University of Northern Colorado
  • MEd Gifted Education (08/1994)
    Oklahoma City University
  • BS Biology (08/1989)
    Oklahoma City University

Teaching Experience

  • EDSI 595; Special Topics: Teaching Science in a Virtual World (Current)
    • Northern Michigan University – Teacher Education
    • Graduate course teaching K-12 teachers how to use a virtual world for teaching students.
  • ED 483: Media and Technology for Teachers (Winter 2010)
    • Northern Michigan University – Teacher Education
    • A technical education course for preservice K-12 teachers which involves introduction and experience with a wide variety of technologies including the typical PowerPoint but also virtual worlds, Twitter, Blogs, Wikis, etc.
  • MSED 251: Life Science for Educators (Winter 2010)
    • Northern Michigan University – Teacher Education
    • Taught every semester during the academic year, this is a face-to-face biology course for preservice elementary teachers augmented by much interactive technology such as simulations, digital story-telling, and virtual world applications.


  • English
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior
  • German
    • Speaking level: Novice
    • Reading level: Novice

Honors & Awards

  • Teaching, Learning and Communication (TLC) Award for Technology in Education (12/2007)
    Annual faculty award for the innovative use of technology in the classroom.


  • Associate Professor (08/1999 – Current) Northern Michigan University School of Education
  • Instructor (08/1998 – 08/1999) University of Northern Colorado
  • Science Teacher (08/1990 – 05/1994) Putnam City West High School, Oklahoma City, OK