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Last updated: 1/3/2018
Dr. Vicki Napper
Retired Membership -- Divisions: Teacher Education
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1658 E 22nd Street
84401  United States
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801 621-4760 (Phone)
802 791-4479 (Mobile)
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Weber State University
84408  United States
  Research areas: Ethical values, development of model to assess ethical values of teacher educators, ergonomics and the impact of technology in students, copyright compliance.

Chair AECT Professional Ethics Committee 2006-2012. Member of committee 1992-current. Received AECT Presidential Award for service 2012.

Tech Trends, Column Editor, "Ethically Speaking" 2000-2002. Received Innovative Award for column, 2001.

Presentation experience for sessions for AECT, ISTE, Human Factors Society (Associate Member), ASCD.

Publications include:
Napper, V.S. (2011). Overwhelmed and behind schedule. Tech Trends 55(6), 13-14.
— (2011). Alignment of learning, teaching, and assessment. In N. Seel (Ed.) Encyclopedia of the Science of Learning.
— (2008). Choosing new chairs for a computer lab. Ethically Speaking Column. Tech Trends: 52:3.
— (2003). Ethical Issues in Copyright Compliance and Fair Use Guidelines in Teacher Education. Ethically Speaking Column. Tech Trends: 47:6.
— (2001). The Professional Code of Ethics: Same principles, new context. Ethically Speaking Column. Tech Trends 45:3
— (1994). [Review of the book Design at work: Cooperative design of computer systems]. Educational Technology Research and Development, 42:1, 97-99.
— (1990). [Review of the book Alternatives to Universities]. Educational Technology Research and Development, 40:2, 118-119.
Napper, V. S., Hadley, K., & Yeaman, A. R. J. (2010). Is Janet viewing porn in class!?!! TechTrends 54(2), 22-23.
Napper, V.S. &Barrett, H.C. Assessment and e-Folio Proceedings .(Report). Association for Advancement of Computers in Education, Atlanta, GA. (2004).
See, L, Huang, Y., Chang, Y., a, Chiu, Y., Chen, Y., Napper, V.S. (2010). Computer-enriched instruction (CEI) is better for preview material instead of review material: An example of a biostatistics chapter, the central limit theorem. Computers & Education. v55n1, 285–291.
Yeaman, A., Eastmond Jr., J.N., Napper, V.S. (2008) Professional Ethics and Educational Technology. In A. Januszewski & M. Molenda (Eds.) Educational Technology: A Definition with Commentary, 283-326 NY: Erlbaum.

  Available for events related to development of Codes of Ethics in public education, development of plans for ergonomically practice educational environments.
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  Development of Codes of Ethics
Technology training for teachers
Human Factors in schools (ergonomics)
Copyright and education
Ph.D., Education, emphasis Instructional Design; Utah State University, 1997.
MS, Instructional Technology, Utah State University, 1990.
B.A., English, Photography Minor. Weber State College, 1982.

Full Professor, Weber State University. Retired 2012.
Instructional Designer, University of Alaska 1998-1999.
Systems Analyst, SouthWest Research Institute, 1990-1994.
Editor, Wilkit Training Program, Weber State College, 1983-1988.
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Current area of research is related to idevelopment of a model that can be used to assess ethical awareness and informed decision making of professionals in public education settings.

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