Beth Oyarzun, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Instructional Systems Technology

Department of Educational Leadership

Cato College of Education

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Biography

Beth Oyarzun earned a PhD in Instructional Design and Technology from Old Dominion University in 2016. Prior to joining UNCC, Beth previously worked as an instructional designer in the higher education environment for more than ten years. As an instructional designer, Beth taught online courses in instructional technology while providing professional development for faculty in online teaching pedagogy. Prior to working in higher education, Beth was a high school mathematics teacher for nine years.

Teaching

EIST 4100 - Computer Applications in Education. (3) Computer systems and software for enhancing teaching, learning, and educational management; evaluating, selecting, and integrating courseware; focus on current PC operating system, word processing, database, spreadsheet, presentation, Internet, email, and multimedia software.

EIST 5100 - Technology Integration in Education (3). Computer systems and software for enhancing teaching, learning, and educational management; examining issues related to the appropriate selection, integration, and evaluation of technology in educational contexts.

EIST 6135 - Learning Media, Resources, and Technology (3). Selection, use, and evaluation of technological innovations in instructional media. Students learn to make professionally sound decisions in selecting appropriate processes and resources to provide optimal conditions for learning based on principles, theories, and effective practices.