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Brandon Martinez

July 8th, 2014
Brandon Martinez
Dr. Brandon Martinez

Martinez talks to American Public Media’s “Marketplace” about LA’s classroom tech war

LA Unified will allow schools to choose between Apple, Microsoft and Google-based notepad devices as opposed to a one-size-fits-all approach

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October 28th, 2013
Brandon Martinez
Dr. Brandon Martinez

KPCC interviews Martinez for story about LAUSD students who “jailbreak” iPads

KPCC’s Larry Mantle interviewed Brandon Martinez for a story titled, “What can LAUSD learn from students’ smart enough to ‘jailbreak’ iPads?”

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October 21st, 2013
Melora Sundt
Dr. Melora Sundt

HuffPost features article about online teaching by Sundt, Martinez, Hyde and Ferrario

The Huffington Post published an article by Melora Sundt, Brandon Martinez, Corinne Hyde and Kimberly Ferrario titled, “The Humbling (at First) Experience of Teaching Online.”

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August 29th, 2013
Brandon Martinez
Dr. Brandon Martinez

LA Times Quotes Dr. Brandon Martinez About Pace of LAUSD iPad Rollout

Brandon Martinez questioned whether teachers are adequately prepared to use the iPads as a teaching tool.

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August 28th, 2013

Faculty at the Forefront

Faculty News Dean Karen Symms Gallagher was awarded the first Provost’s Prize for Innovation in Educational Practice at USC during the 32nd annual Academic Honors Convocation in April. Gallagher was honored for contributing to the university’s reputation as a pioneer in online learning with USC Rossier’s online degree programs. USC President C. L. Max Nikias, […]

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July 22nd, 2013

Rossier Faculty Discuss Learning to Teach Online

Kimberly Ferrario, Corinne Hyde, Brandon Martinez, and Melora Sundt co-authored an article in LEARNing Landscapes on the lessons learned in transitioning from traditional to blended synchronous and asynchronous online teaching. In their article, “An Honest Account of the Humbling Experience of Learning to Teach Online,” they drew from the experience of more than 120 instructors […]

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April 3rd, 2013
Brandon Martinez
Dr. Brandon Martinez

Martinez Discusses Ability Grouping on KPCC’s AirTalk

Brandon Martinez was recently a guest on NPR’s AirTalk program for a segment titled, “Ability grouping and tracking make a return to U.S. schools.” Martinez and Tom Loveless, a Harvard policy professor and Brookings Institute fellow, addressed the pros and cons of ability grouping as well as whether those practices work in the LAUSD.   […]

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March 29th, 2013
Brandon Martinez
Dr. Brandon Martinez

Santa Monica Daily Press Interviews Martinez About Online Education

Santa Monica Daily Press interviewed Brandon Martinez for an article titled, “SMC officials look to online education to fill gaps.” Martinez pointed out that online classes need to manage a classroom in a very different way than a traditional teacher. “One of the false assumptions that people have held is that content area expertise translates […]

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October 29th, 2012
Hawaii USC Rossier on the Road

Postcards from Rossier on the Road

USC Rossier School of Education was on the road over the last several months, hosting gatherings across the country for alumni and friends.

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September 11th, 2012
Dr. Melora Sundt
Melora Sundt

The Humbling Experience of Learning to Teach Online

Getting to know one’s students is perhaps the best benefit of teaching. How could we get to know our students if our contact with them was limited? Turns out 2Tor was ahead of us.

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