Michelle Giles

Michelle Giles, Ph.D

Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,
College of Education

Contact number: 281-283-3516
Email: giles@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1321

Biography

Curriculum Vitae


Areas of Expertise

  • Instructional Design
  • Instructional/Educational Technology
  • EC -12 Technology Integration
  • Peer Mentoring and Technology Integration


Publications

  • Giles, M., Baker, S. F., & Willis, J. M. (2020). Pre-service teachers peer mentoring experience and its influence on technology proficiency. Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 28(5), 602-624.
  • Giles, M. (2019). The influence of paired grouping on teacher candidates’ attitude toward technology use and integration. Technology, Pedagogy, and Education, 28(3), 363-380.
  • Giles, M. (2016). Classroom mental models and technology experiences. Texas Forum of Teacher Education, 6, 22-37.
  • Eubanks, L., Giles, M., Baker, S. & Willis, J. (2021). Social media as an educational tool among preservice teachers. In E. Langran & L. Archambault (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1722-1737). Online, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  • Giles, M. & Willis, J. (2021). Model for STEM/STEAM Integration. In E. Langran & L. Archambault (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1430-1434). Online, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  • Giles, M., Willis, J. M., & Weiser, B. (2020). Impact of model curriculum on teacher candidates’ technology integration strategies and integrated lessons/activities. In E. Langran (Ed.), Proceedings of SITE Interactive 2020 Online Conference (pp. 336-340).
  • Giles, M., & Willis, J. M. (2019). Technology proficiency self-evaluation: What are they reporting. In K. Graziano (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1831-1834).
  • Bowman, H., Giles, M., Orange, A., & Willis, J. M. (2018). School communication 2.0: Exploring recommended social media practices. In E. Langran, & J. Borup (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 757-762).
  • Baker, S. F., Giles, M., & Willis, J. M. (2017). Building connections through teacher librarian collaboration. In P. Resta, & S. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1372-1378).
  • Willis, J. M., & Giles, M. (2015). Looking back, looking forward: Teacher candidates’ mental models of their future classroom. In D. Slykhuis, & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3511- 3513).


Research Projects

  • Peer Mentoring and Its Influence on Technological Knowledge
  • Predictors of Technology Integration


Awards and Accomplishments

  • American Association of Adjunct Education Adjunct of the Year Award 2013