Faculty

Merton E. Thompson, Ed.D.Dr. Merton E. Thompson
Professor
Chair - Information Media
Office A142 Education Building
(320) 308-4775
methompson@stcloudstate.edu

Website

 

Fall 2014 Office Hours:

  • Monday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12 noon
  • Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
  • Other times by appointment

Fall 2014 Courses:

  • IM 422/522-01 - Information, Technology and Learning for K-12 and 5-12 Education - Tuesday & Thursdays, 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • IM 422/522-02 - Information, Technology and Learning for K-12 and 5-12 Education - Tuesday & Thursdays, 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • IM 628 - Administration of Media - Monday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Faculty Vita/Resume

Thompson, M. E., Ed.D.
Professor of Information Media
Graduate and Undergraduate Faculty
Appointed: 1989

Academic Degrees

  • Ed.D Indiana University 1985 Instructional Systems Technology
  • M.Ed. Utah State University 1979 Instructional Technology
  • B.S. University of Southern Maine 1973 Biology

Professional Experience

  • 1989-Present St. Cloud State University, Professor
  • 1999-2000 St. Cloud Area Schools, Media Specialist (on sabbatical leave from University)
  • 1984-1989 University of Wisconsin-Stevens point, Assistant Professor
  • 1980-1983 Indiana University, Graduate Assistant & Associate Instructor
  • 1974-1980 University of Maine-Farmington, Photographic Specialist & Instructor
  • 1977-1978 Utah State University, Graduate Assistant
  • 1973-1974 East Corinth, Maine, Junior High School Teacher

Courses Taught 1989-Present

  • IM 104 Information Quest
  • IM 204 Research Strategies
  • IM 260 Exploring Information Technologies
  • IM 404-504 Instructional Design I
  • IM 421-521 Information, Technology and Learning for Elementary Education
  • IM 454-554 Microcomputer Applications in Education and Training
  • IM 455-555 Design & Preparation of Multimedia Presentations I
  • IM 473 Photography in Media
  • IM 483-583 Design and Preparation of Media Presentations II
  • IM 502 Information Media: Theory, Research, and Practice
  • IM 612 Technology in the Workplace
  • IM 628 Administration of Media
  • IM 646 Multimedia Software
  • IM 655 Technological Applications in Educational Administration
  • APSY 463 Theories of Learning (team taught with faculty member of Applied Psychology Dept.)
  • A variety of seminars and workshops dealing with integrating technology into education and training

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