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Department of Career and Technology Education

Grinstead 120
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4452
Dr. Odin Jurkowski, Chair





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Dr. Odin Jurkowski

Dr. Odin Jurkowski

Professor of Educational Technology
Chair, Department of Career & Technology Education

Office: Grinstead 120E
Phone: 660-543-8387
Email: jurkowski@ucmo.edu

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Degrees

EdD - Instructional Technology, 2003, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois

MS - Technical Communication & Information Design, 1997, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

MLIS - Library & Information Science, 1994, Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois

BS - Science & Technology in Context, specialization in Mechanical Engineering, 1992, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

 

Classes Taught

HONR 3000 History of Educational Technology
HONR 3000 Technology in Science Fiction
INST 4100 Integrating Technology in Teaching
INST 4920 Practicum in Instructional Technology
INST 5100 Foundations of Educational Technology
INST 5220 Communication in Online Learning Communities
INST 5390 Educational Technology Leadership
INST 6500 Online Course Production
INST 6930 Internship in Educational Technology
INST 6960 Research Problems in Instructional Technology

Presentations

Jurkowski, O. (2013, July). MOOCs: Passing fad or the future of higher education. Paper presented at the Annual Missouri Distance Learning Association (MoDLA), St. Louis, MO.

Baker, B., Bryant, D., Jurkowski, O., McCormick, K., Pagnani, A., and Smith, S. (2013, March 6). Provost forum on best practice and the future of online learning at UCM. University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO.

Jurkowski, O. (2012, September 26). Military training and the impact on the field of educational technology in American education. University of Cenral Missouri Faculty Fellows lecture, warrensburg, MO.

Jurkowski, O. (2012, July 28). Chromebooks for the mobile learner. Paper presented at the Annual Missouri Distance Learning Association (MoDLA), St. Louis, MO.

Jurkowski, O. (2012, February 23).Chromebooks and the Google operating system. Paper presented at the Annual TechNet Conference, Kansas City, MO.

Jurkowski, O., and Steve Pillow. (2012, February 23). Tablets, readers, and phones in education. Paper presented at the Annual TechNet Conference, Kansas City, MO.

Jurkowski, O. (2011, October 10). Augmented reality. Presentation at the Horizon Report series at the University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO.

Jurkowski, O. (2011, July 21). Best practices in online teaching. Presentation at the annual Missouri Distance Learning Association (MoDLA). Springfield, MO.

Jurkowski, O. (2010, July 22). Peer review of online teaching: What makes an effective online course. Presentation at the annual Missouri Distance Learning Association (MoDLA). Springfield, MO.

Jurkowski, O., & Kerr, S. (2010, April 16). Online teaching basics. Workshop at the Central Regional Professional Development Center (Central RPDC), Warrensburg, MO.

Jurkowski, O. (2009, November 16). How to utilize free and open source resources in the classroom. Presentation at the Annual Building Bridges Conference, Osage Beach, MO.

Jurkowski, O. (2009, November 16). Using web based resources to enhance classroom communication and collaboration. Presentation at the Annual Building Bridges Conference, Osage Beach, MO.

Jurkowski, O., & Kerr, S. (2009, October 30). Development of an educational innovation incubator. Roundtable presentation at the International Convention of the Association for Educational communications and Technology (AECT), Louisville, KY.

Jurkowski, O. (2009, July 22). Technology in the classroom. Paper presented at the Annual Missouri Association for Career and Technical Education Conference (MoACTE), Springfield, MO.

Jurkowski, O., Kahoe, D., & Kerr, S. (2009, July 20). Web 2.0 in the classroom - How do I? Preconference workshop at the Annual Missouri Association for Career and Technical Education Conference (MoACTE), Springfield, MO.

Jurkowski, O. (2009, July 9). Creating an online collaborative learning environment. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Missouri Distance Learning Association (MoDLA), Osage Beach, MO.

Jurkowski, O. (2008, November 6). Open Source and Free Resources for Educators. Presentation at the annual Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention. Orlando, FL.

Jurkowski, O. (2008, July 9). Preparing to Teach Your First Online Course. Presentation at the annual Missouri Distance Learning Association Conference (MoDLA). Osage Beach, MO.

Jurkowski, O. (2008, February 5). Utilizing Technology for Differentiated Instruction. Presentation at the annual Midwest Education Technology Conference (METC). St. Charles, MO.

Jurkowski, O. (2007, October 16). Seeing the Big Picture: Technology coordinators and librarians working together. Presentation at the annual MOREnet Instructional Technology Conference (MITC). Osage Beach, MO.

Jurkowski, O. (2007, April 16 & 17). My Space and Facebook and Tagged, oh my: What you need to know about social networking websites. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL). Osage Beach, MO.

Antrim, P., Jurkowski, O., Robins, J., Svarvari, P. (2006, April 24). It's not magic: How to improve MAP reading skills. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL). Osage Beach, MO.

Jurkowski, O., Gibbons, R., Hargrave, R., Shannon, P. (2006, April 24). Getting administrators excited about libraries. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL). Osage Beach, MO.

Jurkowski, O., Johnson, K., & Northrup, C. (2005, April 4). Collaboration throughout the school. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL). Osage Beach, MO.

Jurkowski, O., Antrim, P., & Robins, J. (2005, January 13). Building bridges between students and practitioners. Juried paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE). Boston, MA.

Robins, J., Antrim, P., & Jurkowski, O. (2004, July 12). Preparing community information specialists. Presentation at the School of the 21st Century Conference. Kansas City, MO.

Jurkowski, O., Burr, E., Lynde, D., Sestrich, K., & Svarvari, P. (2004, April 19). Collaborating with teachers & promoting information literacy: What is everyone else really doing? Presentation at the annual meeting of the Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL). Osage Beach, MO. 

Antrim, P., Jenkins, S., Jurkowski, O., & Robins, J. (2004, March 2). Online course evaluations. Poster presentation at the annual University of Central Missouri Assessment Showcase. Warrensburg, MO.

Jurkowski, O., Black, F., Farmer, L., & Fuller, D. (2004, January 6). Continuing education SIG. Panel presentation convener and speaker at the annual meeting of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE). San Diego, CA.

Jurkowski, O. (2003, January 22). A content analysis and user impression of library web sites at colleges and universities serving distance education students. Research poster presentation for the doctoral student SIG at the annual meeting of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE). Philadelphia, PA.

Jurkowski, O. (2000, October). Web page design. Roundtable moderator at the annual meeting of the Health Science Librarians of Illinois (HSLI). Rockford, IL.

 

Publications / Research

Jurkowski, O. (2010). Technology and the school library: A comprehensive guide for media specialists and other educators (Rev. ed.). Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

Jurkowski, O., & Kerr, S. (2010). Development of an educational innovation incubator. TechTrends, 54(2), 72-77.

Jurkowski, O. (2009, December 7). Creating an electronic document center for NCATE accreditation, Academic Leadership, 7(3). Retrieved from http://www.academicleadership.org/

Jurkowski, O. (2007). School library website terminology. Library Hi Tech, 25(3), 387-95.

Jurkowski, O. (2006). The library as a support system for students. Intervention in School and Clinic, 42(2), 78-83.

Jurkowski, O. (2006). Technology and the school library: A comprehensive guide for media specialists and other educators. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

Jurkowski, O. (2005). An analysis of library web sites at colleges and universities serving distance education students. In E.D. Garten, D.E. Williams, & J.M. Nyce (Eds.), Advances in library administration & organization  (Vol. 22, pp. 23-77). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

Jurkowski, O., Antrim, P., Robins, J. (2005). Building bridges between students and practitioners. Journal of Education for Library & Information Science, 46(3), 198-209.

Jurkowski, O. (2005). Instituting blended learning at a small college: A library director's perspective. In J. Caswell, P.G. Haschak, & D. Sherman (Eds.), New challenges facing academic librarians today: Electronic journals, archival digitization, document delivery, etc. (pp. 117-122). Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press.

Jurkowski, O. (2005). Schools of thought: What to include in your school library web site. Children & Libraries: The Journal of the Association for Library Service to Children, 3(1), 24-28. Research survey. Research survey

Jurkowski, O. (2004). Academic library web sites and distance education: A content analysis. Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 1(3), 29-50.

Jurkowski, O. (2004). Information literacy. In Education and technology: An encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 319-323). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Jurkowski, O. (2004). School library website components. TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 48(6), 56-60.

Jurkowski, O. (2003). An analysis of library web sites at colleges and universities serving distance education students. Doctoral dissertation, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb.

Jurkowski, O. (2003). Reaching out to online students: Librarian perspectives on serving students in distance education. New Review of Libraries and Lifelong Learning, 4, 77-89.

Jurkowski, O. (2002, Summer). Instituting blended learning at a small college: A library director’s perspective. Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship, 3, Retrieved September 3, 2002, from http://southernlibrarianship.icaap.org/content/v03n03/Jurkowski_o01.htm

Jurkowski, O. (1998). The evolution of academic branch libraries. Illinois Libraries, 80, 27-8.
  
Jurkowski, O. (1997). Big fish in a little pond: Autonomy in an academic branch library. Illinois Libraries, 79, 157-8.