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Randall Dunn, Ed.D

Associate Professor, School of Education

rdunn@liberty.edu
(434) 592-3716

 

Education

  • Ed.D. in Technology and Learning, University of Bath
  • M.Ed. in Special Education/Post-Secondary Transition, James Madison University
  • B.A. in History and Middle Education, James Madison University

 

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 240 – Introduction to Applied Educational Technology
  • EDSP 323 – Special Education: Law and Characteristics
  • EDSP 473 – Transition Planning
  • EDUC 623 – Principles of Behavior Management
  • EDUC 730 – Issues and Trends in Learning Technology

 

Professional Memberships

  • International Society for Technology in Education, Member
  • Virginia Society for Technology in Education, Member

 

Biography

Dr. Randall Dunn serves as an Associate Professor and the Director of the Undergraduate Special Education Program at Liberty University. He began his career in middle school special education and has specialized in this area with a focus on post-secondary transition and cognitive disabilities as well as learning technologies use on classroom environments. He has since worked in Winchester Public Schools and Susquehanna Technologies in Winchester. After many years of teaching and software development, Dr. Dunn transitioned into higher education her at Liberty University, focusing on learning technologies and special education. Today, Dr. Dunn enjoys working with his undergraduate and graduate students alike, collaborating on projects and working towards approaches to reach all students in the learning process.

 

Publications

  • Dunn, R., & Holder, D. (2017). Teacher Makerspaces: Using Problem-Based Learning for Learning Technologies-Integration Professional Development. Paper presented at the Virginia Society for Technology in Education Annual Conference, Roanoke, VA.
  • Dunn, R., & Holder, D. (2017). Flipping Teacher Professional Development. Paper presented at the Virginia Society for Technology in Education Annual Conference, Roanoke, VA.
  • Dunn, R., & Holder, D. (2016). Exceptional Learners as Online Students: Can We Use Online Environments to Pedagogically Engage Exceptional Learners?. Paper presented at the Virginia Society for Technology in Education Annual Conference, Roanoke, VA.
  • Dunn, R., & Holder, D. (2016). Charting the Course to Imagination: Using Game-Based Learning and 3D printing in your classroom. Paper presented at the Virginia Society for Technology in Education Annual Conference, Roanoke, VA.
  • Lears, R., Dunn, R., & Keith, D. (2015). Exceptionality, Individualization and Learning Technologies. Paper presented at the Virginia Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference, Richmond, VA.
  • Dunn, R. (2015). Envisioning the Use of Online Open Courses as Supplemental Instruction for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities. Paper presented at the Virginia Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference, Lynchburg, VA.
  • Dunn, R., & Forrest, B. K. (2014). Technology in Christian Higher Education. In G. Kurian & M. Lamport (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Christian Education. MD: Scarecrow Press.
  • Dunn, R. (2010). Entering the Virtual Teachers’ Lounge: Social Connectedness among Professional Educators in Virtual Environment. In N. Lambropoulos & M. Romero (Eds.), Educational Social Software for Context-Aware Learning: Collaborative Methods and Human Interaction. Philadelphia, PA: IGI.
  • Rockinson-Szapkiw, A., Dunn, R., & Holder, D. (2010). The Achievement Gap in the Asynchronous Online Classroom. Proceedings from the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2010.

 

Research Interests

  • Classroom Technologies
  • Augmented Reality and Learning
  • Technology and Assessment
  • Exceptional Learners and Learning Technologies