Western Illinois University: Macomb Campus
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Research Specialization: Visual Production: Design and evaluation of visuals for instruction
Ph.D. - Vocational Education - Southern
Illinois University - Carbondale
Dissertation title: Development and pilot test of a readability instrument for instructional visuals
M.S. - Photography - Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara, CA
Thesis title: The process camera and the impact of electronic scanning technology
B.A. - Color Technology and Industrial Photography - Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara, CA
Lantz, C. (2010). Video Composites and Special Effects: Photoshop Effects for Video. National and Mid-Pacific ICT Centers Winter 2010 Information and Communications Technologies Center Educator Conference, San Francisco, CA.
Related Work Experience
Photographer for Delco Systems division of General Motors
Experience in the Publications and Photo Laboratory department included color and black and white darkroom production and promotional photography for the company newspaper.
IDT 240 Photography I
IDT 340 Advanced Photography
IDT 345 Electronic Imagery
IDT 360 Instructional Video
IDT 406 Advanced Topics in Photography
IDT 408 Large Format Photography
Allwardt, D. (forthcoming). Teaching with Wikis: A Cautionary Tale of Technology in the Classroom. Journal of Social Work Education.
Allwardt, D. (2010). [Review of the book Lifting our voices: The journeys into family caregiving of professional social workers by J.O. Beckett]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 53(6), 568-570.
José, H., Parreira, P., Thorson, J.A., & Allwardt, D. (2007). A factor-analytic study of the Multidimensional Sense of Humor Scale with a Portuguese sample. North American Journal of Psychology, 9(3), 591-606.
Allwardt, D. A. & Anderson, D. K. (2006). Cultural competent health care practice with elders. [8 electronic modules]. MedEdPORTAL. Available from: http://www.aamc.org/mededportal, ID = 254.
Allwardt, D. & Zellmann, K. (2008-2011). Curriculum Development Institute Program. Award: $5,000 + up to $3,500 travel expenses. Grantor: Hartford Foundation and the Gero-Ed Center.
Allwardt, D. (2010, October). “A Historical View of Gerontological Social Work: The Contributions of Ollie Randall”. Paper presented at the Council on Social Work Education’s Annual Program Meeting, Portland, OR.
Allwardt, D. (2010, March). “In Search of the Long-term Nursing Aide.” Poster presented at the American Society on Aging’s Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
Allwardt, D., & Venzon, J. (2009, November). “What went wrong with the Wiki?” Paper co-presented at the Council on Social Work Education’s Annual Program Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
National Association of Social Workers; Gerontological Society of America;
American Society on Aging; Council on Social Work Education; Society for Social Work and Research
Awards and Recognitions
Diversity and Multicultural Leadership Faculty Award. Spring 2007.
Nancy Coney Faculty of the Year Award.Â Spring 2007.