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    Dr. Christopher Carnahan
    Assistant Professor 

    Email:
    ccarnahan@njcu.edu 
    Phone: (201) 200-2547
    Office: Professional Studies Building 203A
    Specializations: Online Learning (K-12), Special Education Students in Online Leaning, Games & Virtual Worlds

     

    Education

    Ph.D. Communications & Instructional Technology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    M.A. Adult Education & Communications Technology
    B.S. Business Education
     

    Biography

    Dr. Carnahan is an Assistant professor in Educational Technology Department.  Previously he served as an administrator for an online high school.

    Dr. Carnahan has had a research track that has focused primarily on the use of online and virtual world learning at the K-12 level.  He has published in refereed journals and conference proceedings such as TechTrends, Journal of Communications Media, and Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference.

    Selected Publications

    Carnahan, C. & Fulton, L. (2013). Virtually Forgotten: Special Needs Students in Cyber Schools. TechTrends, 46-52.

    Carnahan,C. (2012). Serving Students with Disabilities in Cyber Education. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012, 210-214. Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

    Parrott, D., Olear, C., Carnahan, C., Lenze, J. & Sherman, C. (2012). Kiski Boys School Virtual World Experiment. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012, 2582-2587. Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

    Carnahan, C. & Fulton, L. (2011). Special Needs Education Goes Digital: Cyber Charter Schools and Special Needs Education. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011, 3443-3446. Nashville, TN.

    Carnahan, C. (2010). Immersive Learning in K-12 Schools: Success and Limitations. In Proceedings of Society of Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010, 1848-1852. San Diego, VA.

    Carnahan, C. (2010). Virtual Learning & Real Students: Exploring Success and Failure of K-12 Cyber Education. In Proceedings of Laurel Highlands Communications Conference. Indiana, Pennsylvania.