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Dr. Trina J. Davis

Trina Davis is an Associate Professor at Texas A&M University in the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture. She served on the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Board of Directors from 2004 to 2010, and was elected ISTE President from 2007 to 2009 [http://www.iste.org]. In 2009, she received a President’s National Volunteer Service Award at the highest Gold level, presented by President Obama’s Council on Service and Civic Participation.

Her research includes investigations related to teaching and learning in online and 3-D virtual environments; earlier work focused on statewide school technology studies. She has extensive experience in educational technology and mathematics.

She currently teaches the following graduate courses: (1) mathematics instructional strategies and STEM learning, (2) methods and models for evaluating educational materials and programs, (3) the evaluation and implementation of electronic learning materials, (4) teaching strategies: patterns of learning, and (5) professional development strategies for teachers.

Dr. Davis has led a number of research and development efforts on innovative technology programs in the College of Education, including a project currently funded by the National Science Foundation ($2.8M), Knowledge for Algebra Teaching for Equity (2010-2015) [http://kate.tamu.edu]. She is the Co-PI on the KATE Project and Co-Director of the Glasscock Island Project in Second Life. The KATE Project enriches the education of preservice teachers by using a 3-D virtual environment co-designed by Dr. Davis to provide preservice middle school mathematics teachers early teaching experiences that address topics in algebra and equity.

Dr. Davis continues to champion issues related to digital equity.

Contact: trinadavis@tamu.edu
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Dr. Trina J. Davis
Texas A&M University
Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture
4232 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4232