Curriculum Vitae

Contact

Joe Fahs

Horseheads, NY 14845

Phone: 607-301-0612; E-mail: joefahs@gmail.com

Education

M.S. Mathematics Education, May 1977, Elmira College

Certificate of French (14 weeks intensive training), November 1971, ORT, Anieres, Switzerland

B.S. Mathematics, May 1971, SUNY Albany, Albany, New York

Permanent NYS Certification Secondary Mathematics (Grades 7 โ€“ 12), June, 1977

Professional Development

Blended Learning course

Completed BlendKit 2017: Becoming a Blended Learning Designer fully online course based on the Blended Learning Toolkit , offered by the University of Central Florida during Spring 2017. My weekly blog posts and #BlendKit2017 tweets sharing reactions, reflections, and resources.

Social Media Analytics course

Completed Social Media Analytics: Using Data to Understand Public Conversations fully online course, offered by FutureLearn.com during Summer 2016.

Twitter

Twitter is an amazing personal development tool that I have depended on for years to learn from and share information with teachers, professors, school administrators, and educational technology professionals. Although the political climate has changed the conversation, I still pay attention to followers who share resources on teaching and learning. My Twitter timeline.

Teaching and Academic Technology Interests

  • Statistics and analytics
  • Teaching and learning with mobile technology
  • Teaching and learning through online information sharing and collaboration
  • Student-centered ePortfolios
  • Assisting faculty with the design and development of their personal websites
  • Designing websites for communication, learning, and information sharing
  • Integrating interactive technologies with learning management systems such as Canvas
  • Using learning management systems (e.g. Canvas) as a tool for assessment
  • Assessment of instructional services provided by Information Technology

Employment History

Director of Academic Technology and User Services

July 2013 through September 2018

Department of Information Technology, Elmira College, Elmira, NY

Director of Academic Computing

October 1984 to June 2013

Department of Information Technology, Elmira College, Elmira, NY

Adjunct instructor for Graduate and Advanced Studies program:

September 1993 โ€“ April 2002

Department of Continuing Education

Elmira College, Elmira, NY

Adjunct instructor for Undergraduate program

September 1986 โ€“ August 1996

Department of Continuing Education

Elmira College, Elmira, NY

Public Service

Peace Corps Volunteer

1971โ€“1976 and 1977-1978

Peace Corps, Washington, D.C.

Taught algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus in secondary schools in Kiri and Boende, Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo). In my final year I was the principal of the Protestant secondary school in Boende.

Honors and Awards

Douglas Anderson Award for Excellence in Administrative Leadership

June 2004

Elmira College

Professional Societies Memberships

Elmira College Member Representative of Educause

Teaching Activities

Sampling of undergraduate and graduate courses taught

EDU 5465 - Teaching Hypercard in the Classroom

MAT 2090 - Statistical Methods

CSC 1010 - Intro EDP (Computer Literacy)

EDU 5475 - Internet for Educators

EDU 5470 - Multimedia for Educators

Curriculum Development

Developed the new graduate course: Multimedia for Educators that was approved and adopted by the Graduate and Advanced Studies Committee in 1996.

Presentations, Poster Sessions, and Papers

Poster Sessions

Fahs, Joe, SUNY Conference Instructional Technologies, Assistive Tablet Technology to Help Students Succeed, SUNY Oneonta, May 2011, Oneonta, NY. Read abstract ...

Fahs, Joe, SUNY Conference Instructional Technologies, Assistive Mobile Technology to Help Students Succeed, SUNY Plattsburgh, May 2010, Plattsburgh, NY. Read abstract ...

Johnson, Ted L., Au.D., CCC-A, Fahs, Joe, MA, 2008 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Audiogram Flashcards for the iPod Chicago, Illinois.

Fahs, Joe, ANGEL User Conference, ANGEL Multimedia Slideshows Without PowerPoint, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, June 2005, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Fahs, Joe, ANGEL User Conference, Interactive Language Learning with iPod, iTunes, and ANGEL, June 2006, Louisville, Kentucky.

Presentations and Papers

Fahs, Joe, SUNY Conference Instructional Technologies, Creating E-portfolios with Google Sites for Education, SUNY Plattsburgh, May 2010, Plattsburgh, NY. Read abstract ...

Fahs, Joe, SUNY Conference Instructional Technologies, Enhancing Audio Podcasts for Online and Mobile Learning, SUNY Oswego, May 2009, Oswego, NY

Fahs, Joe, SUNY Conference Instructional Technologies, Becoming an ANGEL Mixer: Blending Web 2.0 into Your Courses, SUNY Geneseo, May 2008, Geneseo, NY

Fahs, Joe, 2008 ANGEL User Conference, Becoming an ANGEL Mixer: Blending Web 2.0 into Your Courses, May 2008, Cincinnati, Ohio

Fahs, Joe, SUNY Conference Instructional Technologies, Presenting Web Galleries and Slide Shows of Your Digital Images without PowerPoint, SUNY Fredonia, June 2006, Fredonia, NY.

Fahs, Joe, ANGEL User Conference, Interactive Language Learning with iPod, iTunes, and ANGEL, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, June 2006, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Fahs, Joe, SUNY Conference Instructional Technologies, Interactive Language Learning with iPod, iTunes, and ANGEL, SUNY Plattsburgh, June 2006, Plattsburgh, NY.

Fahs, Joe, SUNY Conference Instructional Technologies, Creating E-portfolios with Google Sites for Education, SUNY Plattsburgh, May 2010, Plattsburgh, NY.

Special Skills

  • Fluent in French and Lingala (African language similar to Swahili)
  • Designing websites using Google Sites