Vance S. Martin

vmart02s@uis.edu

Education

Ph.D.-University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Secondary and Continuing Education

M.A.-University of Illinois Springfield - History

B.S.-Illinois College - Economics

Positions

2017- Present - Campus Accessibility Specialist, University of Illinois Springfield

2017-2019 - Instructional Designer, University of Illinois Chicago

2015-2017 - Instructional Designer, Parkland College

2004 -2015 - History and Humanities Instructor, Parkland College

2014-2015 - Post-doctoral Research Associate in Curriculum and Instructional Design, National Center for Professional and Research Ethics

2011‐2015 - Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2011‐2013 - Post-doctoral Research Associate in Curriculum Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2007‐2011 - Instructional Designer, Human Research Education Online

2007 - Graduate Research Assistant in Instructional Design, National Center for Supercomputing Applications

2003‐2004 - Adjunct Faculty Member, International Academy of Design Technology, Chicago

Publications

Martin, V.S. & Tonini, D.C. (2017) Experiential ethics education. In L. Gundersen (Ed.) Scientific integrity and ethics: With applications to the geosciences. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. ISBN: 978-1-119-06778-8

Martin, V. S. (2013). Using wikis to democratize teaching. In M. Farren & Y. Crotty (Eds.), Digital Literacies in Education: Creative, Multimodal and Innovative Practices (Rethinking Education). London: Peter Lang. ISBN-13: 978-3034309288

Martin, V. S. (2011). Andragogy, organization, and implementation concerns for gaming as an instructional tool in the community college. New Directions for Community Colleges. 2011 (154), 63-72. doi: 10.1002/cc.447

Martin, V. S., Sherlock, L., & Zheng, D. (2010). Emotional values of inventory items in World of Warcraft. In S. Dikkers, E. Zimmerman, K. Squire, & C. Steinkuehler (Eds.), Real-time research: Experiments in improvisational game scholarship (pp. 34-39). Pittsburgh, PA: ETC Press. ISBN-10: 0557688760

Martin, V. S. (2009). Digital systems analysis. Policy Futures in Education, 7(3), 330-339. doi: 10.2304/pfie.2009.7.3.330

Martin, V. S. (2008). Online videogames in an online history class. In M. Eisenberg, Kinshuk, M. Chang, & R. McGreal (Eds.), The second IEEE international conference on digital game and intelligent toy enhanced learning (DIGITEL 2008): Banff, Canada, 17-19 November 2008 (pp. 146-148). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society. doi: 10.1109/DIGITEL.2008.46

Martin, V. S. (2008). [Review of the book Youth online: identity and literacy in the digital age, by A. Thomas]. Education Review.

Martin, V. S. (2002). [Review of the book In the first line of battle: The 12th Illinois Cavalry in the Civil War, by S. M. Blackwell, Jr.]. Journal of Illinois History, 5, 167-168.

Martin, V. S., and Sorensen. M. (2002, July/August). Rough and ready in Illinois: Zachary Taylor’s daring and dubious exploits in the prairie state. Illinois Heritage, 5(4), 8-11.

Martin, V. S. (2002, May/June). History Online. Illinois Heritage, 5(3), 18

Presentations

Martin, V.S. (August 2019) Accessibility options for affordability and replicability. Presentation at the 35th Distance Teaching and Learning Conference, Madison, WI.

Boles, E., Bonnet, J., Holland, J.D., and Martin, V.S. (May 2019) The OER faculty fellows program at UIS. Faculty Summer Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Martin, V.S. & Thompson, M. (May 2019) Screenshot to accessible math. Presentation at Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2019. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Martin, V.S. (2019, February) Accessibility: A civil right. Keynote address at Growing Online Learning Conference 2019 . Springfield, IL (Invited)

Martin, V.S. (2019, February) Building an accessible future for all learners. Presentation at the forty-fourth annual ICCHE Conference, Charleston, IL.

Cook, V.S., Craig, T., Gribbins, M. and Martin V.S. (2018, November) Technology trends impact on higher education and student learning in 2018. Workshop at OLC Accelerate 2018 November 14-16, Orlando, FL.

Martin, V.S., Gribbins, M., and Cook, V.S. (2018, September) Affordably managing accessibility compliance: A pilot using student workers. UPCEA Central Region Conference September 26-28, St. Louis, MO.

Cook, V.S., Schroeder, R. Boles, E., Gribbins, M, and Martin, V.S. (2018, August) Emerging Technologies. Pre-conference workshop at the 34th Distance Teaching and Learning Conference, Madison, WI.

Martin, V.S., Gribbins, M., Craig T., Boles, E., and Freml, J. (2018, May) Accessibility in the Trenches. Pre-conference workshop at the Faculty Summer Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Martin, V.S. (2018, March) Accessibility: Laws, training, and considerations. Presentation at CIC-SHRM Springfield, IL (Invited)

Boles, E. & Martin, V.S. (2018, February) Moving forward together: Faculty development strategies for accessibility and universal design for learning. Presentation at the forty-third annual ICCHE Learning to Change Conference, Chicago, IL.

Boles, E., Craig, T, Freml, J., Gribbins, M. & Martin, V.S. Revitalizing mature online classes. (2018, February) Presentation at the forty-third annual ICCHE Learning to Change Conference, Chicago, IL.

Martin, V.S. (2016, July) Bringing technology into the global classroom. Presentation at the CGS-REEEC Joint Workshop, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Tonini, D.C. & Martin, V.S. (2015, May) Experiential learning in teaching ethics - making meaning out of morality. Presentation at the Faculty Summer Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Tonini, D.C. & Martin, V.S. (2015, February) Using research integrity as a SOuRCe of institutional integrity. Poster presented at the twenty-fourth annual Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Conference, Costa Mesa, California.

Martin, V.S. & Tonini, D.C. (2015, February) Dashboards and data-drive decision making. Poster presented at the twenty-fourth annual Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Conference, Costa Mesa, California.

Martin, V.S. & Tonini, D.C. (2015, February) Using dashboards and other forms of data to make better decisions. Table talk presented at the twenty-fourth annual Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Conference, Costa Mesa, California.

Martin, V.S. (2015, February) Exercising decision making strategies using dashboards. Paper presented at the Fifth Society of Postdoctoral Scholars Symposium, Champaign, Illinois.

Insana, L. & Martin, V.S. (2013, March) Re-envisioning teacher education at a research university: An evaluation. Paper presented at the Sixty-fifth annual American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Martin, V.S. & Radhakrishan, R. (2012, October) What’s hidden in the hidden curriculum? An examination of globalization and students’ learning. Paper presented at the Globalizing Education in the 21sr Century: The Bologna Reform and Beyond Conference, Champaign, Illinois.

Bruynse, I., Hull, S., & Martin, V.S. (2012, July) Teacher conservation in South Africa. Paper presented at the Diverse 2012 Conference, Leuven, Belgium.

Martin, V.S. (2012, June) Empowering the disenfranchised with technology. Paper presented at the Rouge Forum: Occupy Education! Class Conscious Pedagogies and Social Change Conference, Oxford, Ohio.

Martin, V.S. (2012, June) Bringing expertise together: Outcomes from the first year of the teacher collaborator project. Paper presented at the Tenth Focus on Illinois Education Research Symposium, Tinley Park, Illinois.

Martin, V.S. (2012, June) School-university partnerships: A new perspective on coaching and mentoring. Paper presented at the Twenty-fourth Annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference (EQRC), Cedarville, Ohio.

Martin, V.S. (2012, May). Teacher education candidates helping students in South Africa. Paper presented at the Eighth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2012), Urbana, Illinois.

Insana, L. & Martin, V.S. (2012, May). Qualitative evaluation of the University of Illinois teacher education redesign: Stage two. Paper presented at the Eighth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2012), Urbana, Illinois.

Martin, V.S. (2012, January). Re-envisioning teacher education at the University of Illinois. Poster presented at the Second Society of Postdoctoral Scholars Symposium, Champaign, Illinois.

Martin, V.S. (2011, June). Using wikis to democratize teaching. Paper presented at the Diverse 2011 Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Martin, V.S. (2008, November). Online videogames in an online history class. Poster presented at the Second International Conference on Digital Game and Toy Enhanced Learning, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Martin, V. S. (2008, July). Civilization and online history education. Paper presented at the Games+Learning+Society (GLS) Conference 4.0, Madison, WI.

Gilson, C., Martin, V. S., Rangin, H., Thompson, M. and Yfantis, K. (2008, May). What every faculty member should know about accessible instructional materials. Presentation at the Faculty Summer Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Martin, V. S. (2002, December). The trial of Zachary Taylor in Madison County, Illinois Territory, 1814. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Illinois History Symposium, Illinois State Historical Society, Springfield, IL.

Courses taught:

  • EDL 518 Educational Technology Systems: Infrastructure Design, Selection, and Implementation (UIS)
  • Foundations of Accessibility (ION)
  • CI 404 Teaching and Assessing Secondary School Students (UIUC)
  • CI 403 Teaching Diverse High School Students (UIUC)
  • CI 509 Action Research (UIUC)
  • EPS 415 Internet and Ethics (UIUC)
  • CI 408/9 Seminar in Secondary Teaching UIUC
  • EPS 500 History of Work and Educational Policy (UIUC)
  • HRE 412 Instructional Techniques (UIUC)
  • HRE 472 Learning Technologies in Community Colleges (UIUC)
  • HRE 501 The Community College (UIUC)
  • HRE 517 Community College Program Development (UIUC)
  • HRE 590 Assessing Learning Outcomes (UIUC)
  • HRE 592 The Community College Student (UIUC)
  • EDU 104 Introduction to Special Education (Parkland)
  • EDU 914 Instructional Strategies, Design, and Pedagogy (Parkland)
  • EDU 931 Instructional Design Practicum (Parkland)
  • HIS 105 US History II (Parkland)
  • HIS 104 US History I (Parkland)
  • HIS 102 Western History II (Parkland)
  • HIS 101 Western History I (Parkland)
  • HUM 102 Western Humanities II (Parkland)
  • HUM 101 Western Humanities I (Parkland)
  • World History III (IADT)
  • World History II (IADT)
  • World History I (IADT)
  • History of Chicago (IADT)

Online Presentations

Martin, V.S. (2017, November) Word accessibility. Webinar for Kaskaskia College

Martin, V.S. (2017, November) Excel accessibility. Webinar for Kaskaskia College

Martin, V.S. (2017, November) PDF and PPT accessibility. Webinar for Kaskaskia College

Workshops

Martin V.S. and Boles, E. (2019, Oct 24-25) Digital Accessibility for Educators Workshop. College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.

Martin, V.S. (2019, October) Video Accessibility for Educators Workshop. University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL.

Martin, V.S. (2019, September) Digital Accessibility: Microsoft Word. University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL

Martin, V.S. (2019, June 18-20) Digital Accessibility for Educators Workshop. Richland Community College, Decatur, IL.

Gribbins, M., Martin, V.S., Morsch, L., and Wilding-Martin, E.C. (May 2019) Engaging online students in math and science. Kaskaskia College, Centralia, IL

Martin, V.S. (2019, April) Accessibility and your courses: PowerPoint 2.0. University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL

Martin, V.S. (2019, January) Accessibility and your courses: Word 2.0. University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL

McMinn, H.S., Martin, V.S., Laubersheimer, J. and McElwrath, K. (2018, November) Gearing up for spring. University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL.

Martin, V.S. and Boles, E.. (2018, October 16-18) Digital Accessibility for Educators Workshop 2.0. University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL.

McMinn, H.S. and Martin, V.S. (2018, September) What every faculty member should know about copyright and accessibility. University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL.

Martin, V.S., Boles, E, and Levin, C. (2018, June 20-22) Digital Accessibility for Educators Workshop. University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL.

Martin, V.S. (2018, April) Accessibility and your courses: Narrated Powerpoint/Video. University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL

Martin, V.S. (2018, March) Accessibility and your courses: PowerPoint. University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL

Martin, V.S. (2018, February) Accessibility and your courses: PDFs. University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL

Martin, V.S. (2018, February) Accessibility and your courses: Word. University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL

Bjongaard, B., Boles, E., Cook, V.S., Craig, T.,Martin, V.S. (2018, January) Word, Powerpoint, and Video Accessibility. Kaskaskia College, Centralia, IL

Committee Work

UIS Research Board 2018- present

Microsoft-ATHENS committee 2018-present