Vita


Education

Harvard University
Ed.D.*, with emphasis in Technology, Innovation, Education (formerly Technology in Education). 2006.
*Ed.D. is the only degree offered and seen as equivalent to Ph.D.

Boston College
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction. 1994.

Dartmouth College
B.A., English.
B.A., Government.
Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa. 1992.

Honors and Awards

    Lilly Fellowship, Michigan State, distinction recognizing teaching excellence and developing scholar-teacher-leaders campus-wide, 2013-2014.
    Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Award, University of Minnesota, 2008-2009.
    Member, National Educational Technology Leadership Summit, Washington DC, 2008.
    Selected for Women’s Leadership Institute, University of Minnesota, 2006-2007 cohort.
    Qualifying Paper passed with distinction, Harvard University, 2001.
    Larsen Scholarship for promising entering doctoral candidates, Harvard University, 1998.
    Annie Ryder Memorial Scholarship, American Association of University Women, 1998.
    Phi Delta Kappa, Boston College, 1994.
    Donovan Scholarship for promising master’s candidates, Boston College, 1994.
    Phi Beta Kappa, Dartmouth College, 1992.
    Honorable Mention, Colby Prize in Government, Dartmouth College, 1992.
    Rufus Choate Scholar, Dartmouth College, 1989-1991.
    Angulo Award for excellence in Government, Dartmouth College, 1990.
    Five academic citations for exceptional scholarship, Dartmouth College, 1990-1992.

Academic Positions

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology & Educational Technology Program, Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education, College of Education, 2012-present.

University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Assistant Professor, College of Education (primary appointment), 2010-2011.
Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies ( iSchool), 2010-2011.

Yale University, New Haven, CT
Visiting Fellow (academic year 2009-2010), Information and Society Project, Digital Education Research & Policy
Cyberscholar, joint fellowship program with Yale Information & Society Project, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and Comparative Media at M.I.T.

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, fostering interdisciplinary research & collaborations. 2009-2010.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Learning Technologies, College of Education & Human Development. 2007-2009.
Research Associate, Digital Media Center, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2004-2007.
Project Coordinator, Center for Applied Research, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 2001-2003.

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Research Assistant, Education with New Technologies Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education.1998-2000.
Research Assistant, Women in the Information Age Project, John F. Kennedy School of Government.1999-2000.
Teaching Fellow, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1998-2000.
Master of Teaching Candidate Supervisor, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1998-2000.

Related Work Experiences

Co-founder and Founding Board Member, College Possible, (formerly Admission Possible), Twin Cities, 2000-
Independent Consultant, Saint Paul Public Schools, 2003-2004.
Independent Consultant, Ivy Productions, Summer 1998.
Teacher, King Philip Regional High School, 1994-1998.
Research Associate, Health Advances Management Consulting, 1993.
Account Manager, Cambridge Technology Group, 1992.

Publications (* in peer-reviewed journals)

*Greenhow, C. & Gleason, B.(2012). Twitteracy: Tweeting as a new literacy practice. The Education Forum, 45(2), 223-245.

*Greenhow, C. & Burton, L.(2011). Help from my “Friends:” Social capital in the social network sites of low-income high school students. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 45(2), 223-245.

Greenhow, C. (2011). Youth, learning and social media. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 45(2),139-146.

*Greenhow, C. (2011). Learning and social media: What are the interesting questions for research? International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning, 1(1), 36-50.

*Robelia, B., Greenhow, C., & Burton, L. (2011). Adopting environmentally responsible behaviors: How learning from a social networking application motivated students to act for the environment. Environmental Education Research, 17 (4), 553-575.

*Greenhow, C. (2011). Online social networks and learning. On the Horizon, 15(1), 4-12.

*Greenhow, C. (2010). The role of youth as cultural producers in a niche social network site. New Directions in Youth Development: Theory, Research & Practice, 128, 55-64.

*Greenhow, C. & Robelia, E. (2009). Old communication, new literacies: Social network sites as social learning resources. Journal of Computer-mediated Communication, 14(4). 1130-1161.

*Greenhow, C. & Robelia, E. (2009). Informal learning and identity formation in online social networks. Learning, Media and Technology, 34(2), 119-140.

*Greenhow, C., Robelia, E., & Hughes, J. (2009). Web 2.0 and classroom research: What path should we take now? Educational Researcher, 38 (4), 246-259.

*Greenhow, C., Robelia, E., & Hughes, J. (2009). Research on Learning and Teaching with Web 2.0: Bridging Conversations. Educational Researcher, 38 (4), 280-283.

Greenhow, C. (2009). Social scholarship: Applying social networking technologies to research practices. Knowledge Quest, 37(4).

*Greenhow, C. & Walker, J.D. & Kim, S. (2009). Millenial learners and net-savvy teens: Examining internet use among low-income students. Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 26(2), 63-69.

*Greenhow, C. (2008). Commentary: Connecting formal and informal learning in the age of participatory media: A response to Bull et. al. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 8 (3). Available at: http://www.citejournal.org/vol8/iss3/editorial/article1.cfm

*Greenhow, C., Dexter, S., & Hughes, J. (2008). Teacher knowledge about technology integration: An examination of inservice and preservice teachers’ instructional decision-making. Science Education International, 19 (1), pp. 9-25.

*Greenhow, C. & Belbas, B. (2007). Using activity-oriented design methods to study collaborative knowledge-building in e-Learning courses. International Journal of Computer-supported Collaborative Learning (2), 363-391

*Greenhow, C., Walker, J.D., Donnelly, D., & Cohen, B.A. (2007). Fair use in the digital age: Using online tools to teach decision-making about fair use and copyright in higher education. Innovate-Journal of Online Education, 4(1).

*Greenhow, C., Walker, J.D., Donnelly, D., & Cohen, B.A. (2007). Fair use analysis tool: Empowering ECT professionals to make decisions about fair use. Techtrends.51(5),11-13.

*Greenhow, C., Dexter, S. & Riedel, E. (2006). Methods for evaluating web-based environments for teacher professional development on technology integration. Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 23(1), 21-28.

Grants (see “Research” section)

Minor Publications

Greenhow, C.  (2010, Fall). Online social networking for learning. Better: Evidence-based Education, 3 (1), 18-19. Washington, DC: John Hopkins University.

Greenhow, C. & Reifman, J. (2009, Fall). Engaging youth in social media: Is Facebook the new media frontier. The Nieman Report. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

Greenhow, C. (2009). Restructuring or Rehash:  Shifts in educational technology policy and research. Learning and Leading, 37 (4), 10-11.

Greenhow, C. (2009). Are we there yet?:  Changing trends in online learning and internet use. Learning and Leading, 37 (1), 10-11.

Greenhow, C. (2009). Tapping the wealth of social networks for professional development. Learning and Leading, 36 (8), 10-12.

Greenhow, C. (2009). A Window on the future: Insights from 30 years of technology in education research. Learning and Leading, 36 (6), 16-17.

Greenhow, C. (2008). @TEOTD JM2C: A look at the research on digital literacies and today’s learners. Learning & Leading, 36 (4), 10-11.

Greenhow, C. (2008). Who are today’s learners? Learning & Leading, 36 (1), 10-11.

Greenhow, C. (2006). Review of the book Technology and assessment: A tale of two interpretations (Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, 2006). Education Review, 517. Available online at http://edrev.asu.edu/reviews/rev517.htm.

Greenhow, C. (1997). Snafu or yahoo! Technology’s impact on language arts. Massachusetts English Teacher, Summer 1997.

Books and Book Chapters (*refereed)

*Greenhow, C. & Sonnevend, J. (Eds.). Social media, learning, and society: New models for education in the digital age. Anticipated for inclusion in the Information Society Series, MIT Press.

*Greenhow, C. & Sonnevend, J. (in progress). Social media, learning and society: Opportunities & challenges (working title). For inclusion in Greenhow, C. & Sonnevend, J. (Eds.). Social media, learning, and society: New models for education in the digital age. Anticipated for inclusion in the Information Society Series, MIT Press.

*Mishra, P., Koehler, M., & Greenhow, C. (in progress). Chapter on New Technology-based Methods. For inclusion in Corno, L. and Anderman, E. (Eds.).  Handbook of Educational Psychology, 3rd edition.

*Greenhow, C. & Gibbins, T. (in preparation). Social networking as third spaces for writing development. For inclusion in Anderson, R. and Mims, C. (Eds.).  Digital Tools for Writing Instruction in K-12 Settings: Student Perception and Experience.

*Greenhow, C. & Li, J. (2013). Like, comment, share: Collaboration and civic engagement in social network sites.  Mouza, C. & Lavigne, N. (Eds.). Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Springer.

Greenhow, C. (2012). Literacies  in social networking applications.  Merchant, G., Gillen, J., Marsh, J.,  & Davies, J. (Eds.). Virtual Literacies: Interactive Spaces for Children and Young People. Routledge.

*Greenhow, C. (2011). Research methods unique to digital contexts: An introduction to virtual ethnography (pp. 70-86).  In Duke, N. & Mallette, M. (Eds.). Handbook of Literacy Research Methodologies. Guildford Press.

*Greenhow, C. (2009). Educational benefits of social network sites: Applications to human services education. In Hawkins, L. & Martin, J. (Eds.). Information Communication Technologies for Human Services Education and Delivery: Concepts and Cases. IGI Global Publishing.

Greenhow, C. (2007). Supporting teachers’ development of extended social networks for teaching and learning. Sidebar in G. Solomon & L. Schrum, New Tools, New Schools: Web 2.0 in Education (pp. 107-110). Eugene, OR: ISTE.

Proceedings (*refereed)

*Slotta, J., De Wever, B., Van Keer, H., Charles, E., Damsa, C., Sins, P., Greenhow, C. (2010). Content analysis of collaboratively constructed knowledge artifacts: Issues and opportunities for research. Accepted for presentation. Proceedings for the International Society of the Learning Sciences Conference, Chicago, Illinois, June 28-July 2.

*Lewin, C., Greenhow, C., & Crook, M. (2010). Recrafting formal education: Shifting the boundaries of formal and informal learning. Accepted for presentation. Proceedings of the European Conference on Educational Research, Helsinki, Finland, August 23-27, 2010.

*Walker, S. & Greenhow, C. (2010). The internet and human relationships: Revisiting the personal social networks of parents. Accepted for presentation. Proceedings of the National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, November 2-3, 2010.

*Greenhow, C. (2009). Social network sites and education: Emerging research within CSCL. In A. Dimitrakopoulou (Ed.), CSCL 2009: Proceedings of the International Society of the Learning Sciences Computer-supported Collaborative Learning Conference, Rhodes, Greece, June 10-12.

*Greenhow, C. (2008). Characterizing teens’ online socio-cultural practices to inform teachers’ development of networked pedagogy. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 4-8, 2008.

*Greenhow, C. & Schultz, K. (2007). Using online social networks in an elective learning environment to support underrepresented students’ engagement in education. In C.A. Chinn, G. Erkens, S. Puntambekar (Eds.), CSCL 2007: Proceedings of the International Society of the Learning Sciences Computer-supported Collaborative Learning Conference, New Brunswick, New Jersey, July 16-21.

*Greenhow, C. (2007). What teacher education needs to know about Web 2.0: Preparing new teachers in the 21st Century. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference, San Antonio, March 26-28, 2007

Hughes, J.E., Greenhow, C., & Schifter, C. (2006). Information Technology Diffusion/Integration Section Introduction. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Conference Proceedings (CD-ROM).

*Greenhow, C. (2004). Creative play or ‘puter time: Preservice teachers’ use of Internet-based tools to challenge beliefs about early childhood education. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference, Atlanta, March 27-29, 2004

*Dexter, S. & Greenhow, C. (2002). Evaluating web-based environments for teacher professional development on technology integration. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference. Nashville, March 18-22, 2002.