Magdalena Galloway, M.A.

Instructor - Instructional Technology

Experienced teaching in a variety of educational settings including large enrollment and distance education courses supported by e-learning course management systems, ICN, and online collaboration tools.

Skilled in web design, digital imaging, video editing, PK-12 educational software, and Web 2.0 tools. Successful graduate of two masters programs with thesis option. Bilingual with multicultural experience and global perspectives. 

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2001-2005. Master of Arts degree with thesis. Communication and Training Technology, Division of Educational Technology, College of Education, University of Northern Iowa (UNI), USA. Thesis title: Analyzing the Impact of Video-Based Instructional Components on a Foreign, International or Multicultural Audience.

1995-2000. Master of Arts degree with thesis. Pedagogy with Media Education Specialization, Division of Educational Study, University of Adam Mickiewicz (UAM), Poznan, Poland. Thesis title: The Television Series “Theater Like Life” as a Form of Expression of Teenage Problems. A Comparison of the Creators’ Intentions and the Program’s Social Reception.

1990-1995. Maturity exam (High School / Associate in Liberal Arts) Liceum Mistrzostwa Sportowego. Poznan, Poland.

Areas of Expertise 

Digital Imaging, Visual Literacy, Educational Media, Multimedia Design

Research Interests 

Social Networking, Web 2.0, Digital Citizenry, Designing Multimedia for Foreign and Multicultural audience, Raising bilingual children, Visual Literacy

Courses Taught 

240–031 Educational Technology and Design – Exposure to
ways of thinking about media, the messages it delivers & environments it can foster. Curriculum involves the selection and use of educational technologies within an instructional design framework and integrates planning, design and production of media to support learning in PreK-8 contexts.

240–147 Digital Imaging – Engage students in project-based discovery of basic principles, skills, and techniques for preparing digital images. Students explore how to integrate digital imaging, including digital video story telling and comics, into a classroom or corporate learning context.

240–138 Visual Literacy – Help students to focuses on examining visuals in communication theory and practice. Through a variety of multimedia, group discussions, and hands on activities students increase their ability to recognize and interpret visuals, create and manipulate visual messages, and critically examine aspects of visual design, visual messages and visual thinking.

240–031 2+2 Educational Technology and Design – Teach sections of this course involving “place bound” students via the Iowa Communication Network (ICN), eLearning course management systems, and emerging technologies such as Accordant and Coveritlive. Coordinate and deliver weekend face-to-face labs at partnering community college campuses located throughout Iowa.

240–020 Secondary Educational Media and Classroom Computing Section comprised of secondary education majors. Curriculum involves the planning, design and production of media within an instructional design framework and the operation of hardware and software for use in grades 5-12.

Professional Affiliations 

2008–present Iowa Technology Education Connection
2005–present Iowa Association for Communication Technology