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Dr. Phillip Cardon

Professor

Simulation, Animation and Gaming

School of Visual and Built Environments

19 Sill Hall

734.487.0091

pcardon@emich.edu

Education

Phillip

Professional Summary

Interests and Expertise

Curriculum development, Special needs education, Technological Literacy, International Research.

Courses

  • BTED 678 Research Methods in Business & Technology Education.
  • MFG 140 Science, Technology, & People.
  • TEDU 106 Processing Technology.
  • TEDU 114 Information & Control.
  • TEDU 253 Technology for Children.
  • TEDU 350 Curriculum in Technology and Industrial-Vocational Education.
  • TEDU 354 Experiences in Technology Education for children.
  • TEDU 450 Solving Technological Problems.
  • TEDU 460 Teaching Methods in Technology Education.
  • TEDU 479/592 Airframe Construction.
  • EDUC 492 Student Teaching (supervision).
  • CTWE 530 Technology in the Workplace.
  • TEDU 551 Philosophy of Technology Education.
  • TEDU 665 Trends & Administration in Career Technical and Workforce Education.
  • COT 701 Trends in Technology.

Selected Publications

Cardon, P. L., Kinczkowski, L., and Speelman, P. (2012) Communication Simulation, Understanding and Implementation. Technical Education Magazine, online at: http://www.techedmagazine.com.

Cardon, P. L. (2010) Legal Implications of Safety in Technology Education. Technical Education Magazine, online at: http://www.techedmagazine.com.

Cardon, P. L. (2007). Assessing Students with Disabilities in Technology Education. In Hoepfl, M. and M. Lindstrom (Eds.) Assessment of Technology Education. Council of Technology Teacher Education 56th Yearbook, Peoria, IL: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill.

Merrill, C., Helgeson, C., Rogers, M., Rogers, G., Warner, S., and Cardon, P. L. (2006). Technology education research symposium: An action research approach. The Technology Teacher,65(4),6-10.

Tanaka, Y., Cardon, P., Tae-Cheon, R. Loepp, F., Young-Jong, K., Yu-Hyun, C., Ken-Ichi, S., Yoshito H., Yoshiaki, H., Riew, K., & Yoshimitsu, O. (2006). Development of testing tool for international technological literacy assessment among Japan, Korea, and the U.S.A. Tokyo, Japan: Tokyo Gakugei University.

Rogers, George E., & Cardon, P. L. (2004). Factors influencing participation in technology education graduate studies. Journal of Technology Studies,30(1),46-52.

Kinczkowski, L., & Cardon, P. L. (2012). Simulation for Improved Teaching & Learning. Presented at the EMU Terrific Teaching & Research Workshop sponsored by the EMU FDC, August 28, 2012.

Kinczkowski, L., Speelman, P., and Cardon, P. L. (2012). Simulation of Communication Laboratory Security and Safety. Presented at the Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society convention held in Saginaw, Michigan, on Saginaw Valley State University campus, May 10, 2012.

Cardon, P. L. (2010). Technology Teacher Education in the United States. Presented at the International Forum on Art and Technology-based Teacher Education for Elementary Schools. Conference held in Tokyo, Japan, on Tokyo Gakugei University campus, November 20-21, 2010.

Cardon, P. L., and Dugger, J. C. (2010). Engineering Design for the Elementary Classroom. Presented at the International Technology and Engineering Education Association (ITEEA) Annual Conference held in Charlotte, North Carolina March 19, 2010.

Cardon, P. L. (2008). Michigan Technology Education Models – Seven Years Later. Presented at the International Technology Education Association (ITEA) Annual Conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah February 23, 2008.

Cardon, P. (2007). Engineering Design to meet Advanced Curriculum Requirements. Presented at the International Technology Education Association (ITEA) Annual Conference held in San Antonio, Texas March 17, 2007.

Moriyama, J., Sumi, K., Yamamoto, T., Kito, A., Miyagawa, Y., Mamiya, T., Ichihara, Y., Matsuura, M., Cardon, P. (2007). Development of E-Learning Systems in Technology Teacher Education. Presented at the International Technology Education Association (ITEA) Annual Conference held in San Antonio, Texas March 17, 2007.

Cardon, P. L. (March, 2006). Successful ITEA Program/Teacher Excellence Award Applications. Presentation given at the International Technology Education Association annual convention in Baltimore, Maryland, March 23, 2006.

Cardon, P. L., & Tessmer, A. (April, 2005). Technology Teacher Education Program Development: A Systems Approach. Presentation given at the International Technology Education Association annual convention in Kansas City, Missouri, April 5, 2005.

Sumi, C., Moriyama, J., & Cardon, P. L. (April, 2005). E-Learning Systems in Technology Education: An International Perspective. Presentation given at the International Technology Education Association annual convention in Kansas City, Missouri, April 5, 2005.

Cardon, P. L. (August, 2004). Status of Technology Education in the United States. Presentation given at the Tokyo Gakugei University in Tokyo, Japan, August 21, 2004.

Merrill, C., Helgeson, C., Rogers, M., Rogers, G., Warner, S., and Cardon, P. L. (March, 2004). Growing the research base in technology education. Presentation given at the International Technology Education Association annual convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 19, 2004.

Sumi, K., Moriyama, J., & Cardon, P. L. (March, 2004). Comparative Study of Curriculum Contents in Technology Education between U.S., U.K. and Japan. Presentation given at the International Technology Education Association annual convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 20, 2004.

Zuga, K., Lewis, T., Wicklein, R., Hill, R., Rogers, G., McAlister, B., DeMiranda, M., Cardon, P. L. (March, 2004). Technology Teacher In-Service Education: A NSF Funded Project – Year Two. Presentation given at the International Technology Education Association annual convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 20, 2004.

Cardon, P. L. (March, 2003). Technology Education Curriculum Models in Michigan Secondary Education Schools. Presentation given at the Tokyo Gakugei University in Tokyo, Japan, May 8, 2003.

Cardon, P. L., & Kustron, K. (March, 2003). Teaching socially and legally responsible technology education. Presentation given at the International Technology Education Association Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, March 15, 2003.

Hill, R., Wicklein, R., Lewis, T., Zuga, K., Cardon, P. L., McAlister, B., DeMiranda, M., Rogers, G. (March, 2003). Technology Teacher In-Service Education: A NSF-Funded Project. Presentation given at the International Technology Education Association annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee, March 14, 2003.

Cardon, P. L. (November, 2002). Acceptance of the National Standards for Technological Literacy by Technology Teacher Educators. Presentation given at the Mississippi Valley Technology Teacher Education Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, November 1, 2002.

Levande, J. S., Cardon, P. L., Cyr, M. N., Sorby, S. (March, 2002). TE Teaching and Engineering (2002). Presentation given at the International Technology Education Association Conference in Columbus, Ohio March 14, 2002.

Cardon, P. L. (March, 2001). Factors influencing entry into a master’s degree program in technology education (2001). Presentation given at the International Technology Education Association Conference in Atlanta, Georgia March 22, 2001.

Cardon, P. L., & Levande, J. (March, 2001). Technology Education Models in Michigan (2001). Presentation given at the ITEA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia March 23, 2001.

Cardon, P. L. (May, 2000). Technology Education Curriculum Model Implementation in Michigan (2000). Keynote presentation at the Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education (MSaTers) Conference at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, May 6, 2000.

Cardon, P. L. (April, 2000). Surviving the digital revolution. Presentation given at the ITEA Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah April 7, 2000.

Cardon, P. L. (April, 2000). At-Risk students: Teaching academic concepts through practical application. Presentation given at the International Technology Education Association (ITEA) Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah April 6, 2000.

Cardon, P. L. (October, 1999). How at-risk students view technology . Presentation given at the Michigan Business Education Association conference in Troy, Michigan in October 22, 1999.

Selected Presentations

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

2009-Present ­ Interim Coordinator, Eastern Michigan University College of Technology Ph.D. program.

2007-2009 ­ Chair, International Technology Education Association (ITEA) Elections Committee.

2003-Present ­ Member, ITEA Technology Teacher Journal Committee.

1999-Present ­ Reviewer for the Journal of Industrial Teacher Education

2004-2006 ­ Reviewer, Journal of The Technology Teacher

2002-2005 ­ Treasurer, National Association of Industrial and Technical Teacher Educators (NAITTE).

2002-2005 ­ Co-Trustee, Epsilon Pi Tau Delta Alpha Chapter, Eastern Michigan University.

2000-2002 ­ Advisor, Golden Key International Honour Society, Eastern Michigan University Chapter.

2000-2002 ­ Reviewer, Center to Advance the Teaching of Technology & Science (CATTS) Curriculum

1999-2006 ­ Advisor, Technology Education Collegiate Association (TECA), Eastern Michigan University Chapter.

1999-Present ­ Reviewer, Journal of Industrial Teacher Education.

1999-Present ­ Reviewer, Michigan Technology Education Secondary Curriculum.

1999-Present ­ Eastern Michigan University Representative, Mississippi Valley Technology Teacher Education Conference (MVTTEC)

1999-Present ­ Eastern Michigan University Representative, (ITEA).

1999-2003 ­ Graduate Programs Chair, ITEA Council for Technology Teacher Educators (CTTE).

Grants

Awards and Patents

  • College of Technology Alumni Teacher of the Year - 2005.
  • Laureate Member, Epsilon Pi Tau Honor Society – 2005-present.
  • Golden Key International Honour Society Rookie Advisor of the Year - 2001.
  • Outstanding Young Men of America - 1997, 1998.
  • Member, Epsilon Pi Tau - 1997-present.
  • Life Member, Golden Key International Honour Society - 1996-present.
  • The Dean’s List - 1991-1992.
  • Life Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society - 1989-present.

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