9/02 – present
Instructional Technology Specialist/edTPA Coordinator
East Carolina University College of Education
1/05 – 5/10
Department of Library Science and Instructional Technology
East Carolina University
1/01 – 8/02
Educational Technology Consultant
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
7/99 – 12/00
Princeville Montessori School
6/98 – 6/99
Manager, Educational Services
Altoona Area School District Center for Advanced Technologies
10/94 – 6/98
Multimedia Communication Technology/Computer Programming
Altoona Area Vocational-Technical School
8/88 – 1/90
Office Information Systems
Computer Learning Network Technical School
1/84 – 5/87
Sr. Training Officer
AMTRAK Human Resources
4/80 – 6/83
Maryland Public Schools
BA, Secondary Education
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
M. Ed, Instructional Systems
Penn State University, State College, PA
Ed. D, Educational Leadership
East Carolina University
Dissertation Topic: Examining the Impact of Early Field Experiences on Teacher Candidate Readiness
Smith, J. J. & Dobson, E. E. (2011). Beyond the Book: Using Web 2.0 tools to develop 21st century literacies. Computers in the Schools 28(4). 316-327.
Kosak, L., Manning, D., Dobson, E., Rogerson, L., Cotnam, S., Colaric, S. & McFadden, C. (2004). Prepared to teach online? Perspectives of faculty in the University of North Carolina system. Online Journal of Distance Education Administration, Fall 2004.
Edgerton, A., Kendall(Dobson), E. & Resnik, R. (2000). From the bottom up. North Carolina Libraries, Fall 2000.
L’Esperance, M., Dobson, E., Bullock, A., Lys, D. (2013, April). A College-wide implementation of the Teacher Performance Assessment: A general model. American Association for Research in Education, San Francisco, California.
Lys, D. & Dobson, E. (2013, April). A comprehensive assessment/database system for supporting a large-scale teacher preparation program. American Association for Research in Education, San Francisco, California.
Dobson, E. & Lys, D. (2013, February). Building the plane while flying it. American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, Orlando, Florida.
Lys, D., L’Esperance, M., & Dobson, E. (2012, February). Institutional change in a teacher performance assessment pilot: An opportunity for reflection and action. American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, Chicago, Illinois.
Steadman, S. & Dobson, E. (2012, February). Re-envisioning the student teaching triad: Moving from an isosceles triangle to an equilateral triangle. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Chicago, Illinois.
Dobson, E., Lys, D., Bullock, A., L’Esperance, M., & Steadman, S. (2011, September). Piloting a calibrated teacher performance assessment: Lessons learned and opportunities uncovered. North Carolina Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Steadman, S. & Dobson, E. (2011, September). Identifying and implementing intentional changes prompted by critical times: Re-envisioning the work and position of university supervisors. North Carolina Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Dobson, E. & Manning, D. (2007, July). Tales from the pit crew: Keeping your DE faculty in top performance. Campus Technology, Washington, DC
Manning, D. & Dobson, E. (2007, February). Effective professional development for distance education. Society for Applied Learning Technology Learning Technologies Conference. Orlando, Florida.
Dobson, E. & Manning, D. (2007, January). Essential conditions for supporting a major distance instruction initiative. Hawaii International Conference on Education. Honolulu, Hawaii
Manning, D. & Dobson, E. (2007, January). Best practices for developing effective professional development for distance education. Hawaii International Conference on Education. Honolulu, Hawaii
Jeffs, T. & Dobson, E. (2005, October). Equal access through accessible teaching. E-Learn World Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada