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Meredith Toth

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Asst Dean + Admin Profesnl (FS
Academic Prof w/Admin Appt, WEST Campus, Mailcode 3151
Biography

Meredith leads the Teachers College online learning team in advancing online educational initiatives and research to enhance students’ learning through the innovative use of technologies in digital and online learning environments. The Office of Digital Learning focuses on areas where online learning can create an immersive experience and provide access to academic, research-oriented knowledge and faculty: online academic programs, professional learning, grants and special projects. 

Education

Meredith holds a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from Arizona State University, a Master's degree in Learning, Design, and Technology from Stanford University, and an undergraduate degree in French and comparative literature from U.C. Davis.

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Foulger, T. S. Amrein-Beardsley, A., Toth, M. (2011). Students’ roles in exposing growing pains: Using the “Dean’s Concerns” to refine hybrid instruction. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 23(2), 150-165. Retrieved from http://www.isetl.org/ijtlhe/articleView.cfm?id=884
  • Toth, M., Amrein-Beardsley, A., & Foulger, T. S. (2010, September). Changing delivery methods, changing practices: Exploring instructional practices in face-to-face and hybrid courses. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 6(3), 617 – 633. Retrieved from http://jolt.merlot.org/
  • Toth, M., Foulger, T. S., & Amrein-Beardsley, A. (2008, May/June). Post-implementation insights about a hybrid degree program. TechTrends, 52(3), 76-80.
  • Amrein-Beardsley, A., Foulger, T. S., & Toth, M. (2007). Examining the development of a hybrid degree program: Using student and instructor data to inform decision-making. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 39(4), 331-357.

Papers Presented at Conferences

  • Osborn Popp, S. E., Amrein-Beardsley, A., Toth, M. (2010, April). Investigating the effectiveness of the Reformed Teaching Observation Protocol in a college of education: A many-faceted Rasch analysis. Paper presented at the 15th International Objective Measurement Workshop.
  • Amrein-Beardsley, A. & Toth, M. (2009). The right to evaluate: Increasing student access through online course evaluations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA), San Diego, CA. 
  • Toth, M., Foulger, T.S., & Amrein-Beardsley, A. (2008). Examining the changes in student and instructor learning experiences initiated through hybrid instruction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, New York, NY. 
  • Foulger, T.S., Toth, M., & Amrein-Beardsley, A. (2008). Tapping the potential of anomalies: Using student concerns to refine hybrid course delivery. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA), New York, NY. 
  • Amrein-Beardsley, A., Foulger, T.S., & Toth, M. (2007). Developing a hybrid degree program: Using data to inform quality decisions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL. 
  • Toth, M., Amrein-Beardsley, A., & Foulger, T.S. (2007). Using student and instructor data to develop a hybrid degree program. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), New York, NY.
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 595Continuing Registration
DCI 595Continuing Registration
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 595Continuing Registration
DCI 595Continuing Registration
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 595Continuing Registration
DCI 595Continuing Registration
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 595Continuing Registration
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 595Continuing Registration
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 595Continuing Registration
Presentations

Toth, M. (2009). It’s not your father’s online course. Redesign Alliance Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Buenker, J., Duvernay, J., Gallegos, B., Irvin, M., Shell, L., Tharp, J. (2008). Nine thousand freshmen; one common foundation. Library Orientation Exchange (LOEX), Chicago, IL.

Irvin, M., & Weiland, M. (2006). Designing and developing online assessments. Microcomputers in Education (MEC), Tempe, AZ.

Cardelle-Elawar, M., & Irvin, M. (2005). WebQuest on Multiple Intelligences: A Self-regulatory Action Research Model for Learning to Teach Using Technology as a Mediator. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education – Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (AACE – SITE), Phoenix, AZ.

Irvin, M., & Koan, M. (2004). Let’s Get STARTed! Creating an Online Technology Orientation. Association for Computing Machinery – Special Interest Group on University and College Computing Services (ACM – SIGUCCS), Baltimore, MD.

Irvin, M., Sowden, B., & Van Horne, M. (2004). Practical Tips for Facilitating Effective Online Discussions. Microcomputers in Education Conference (MEC), Tempe, AZ.

Bercu, W., Irvin, M., & Van Horne, M. (2003). A Crash Course in Online Teaching: Online Instructors as Online Students. Teaching Online in Higher Education (TOHE), online.

Bercu, W., Irvin, M., Van Horne, M., & Weiland, M. (2003).  ASUonline: A University Model for Online Teaching and Learning. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education – E-Learn (AACE – E-Learn), Phoenix, AZ.

Service

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Technology Advisory Committee, Member (2008 - 2013)

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Online Task Force, Chair (2010)

College of Teacher Education and Leadership Grading Policies Working Group, Co-Chair (2009)

Current Issues in Education (CIE), Associate Editor (2008 - 2009)

Phoenix Children's Hospital, Volunteer (2002 - 2008)

ASU 101 Task Force, Member (2007)

Consulting

Redesign Scholar, National Center for Academic Transformation (2010-present)

(Re)designing a module for hybrid or online course delivery. Half-day professional development workshop for Indiana State University. (2012)

Designing online and hybrid courses that incorporate active learning techniques. One-day professional development workshop for Hofstra University, School of Education, Health and Human Services. (2011)