Dr. Torrey Trust, University of Massachusetts Amherst
ISTE affiliate: MassCUE
Torrey Trust, Ph.D., is an associate professor of learning technology in the Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her scholarship and teaching focus on how technology shapes educator and student learning. Specifically, she studies how educators engage with digitally enhanced professional learning networks (PLNs); how emerging pedagogical tools (e.g., hyperdocs), practices (e.g., making) and technologies (e.g., 3D printers, augmented reality) facilitate new learning experiences; how to find, critically evaluate and teach with digital tools and apps; and how to design and use open educational resources (OERs). Trust served as a professional learning network leader ISTE for five years, including a two-year term as the president of the Teacher Education Network. Trust is also the recipient of the ISTE Making IT Happen Award.
Sessions:From Creative Communicator to Creative Knowledge Constructor: Empowering Learners with Choice Boards