Timothy W. Spannaus PhD (aj7421)

University Information

Title: Senior Lecturer
Unit: Administration & Organization Stud
Department: College of Education

Contact Information

313-577-1741
381 College of Education
Detroit, 48202

College of Education

Responsibilities:

Dr. Spannaus teaches interactive technologies classes. He is also director of the Certificate in College and University Teaching.

Phone: 313-577-1741
Degrees and Certifications:
  • PhD, Instructional Technology, Wayne State University
  • MS, Radio-TV, University of Illinois at Urbana
  • BS, Radio-TV, University of Illinois at Urbana
Email: tspannaus@wayne.edu
Fax: 313-577-1693
Academic Interests:

Message Design, Design and Development of e-learning, Digital Games for Learning, Multimedia for Learning, Digital Video, Learning Management Systems, Project Management, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Title: Sr. Lecturer - Learning Design and Technology
Homepage URL: http://www.tspannaus.com/
Office Hours:

Spring-Summer: By appointment

Courses taught:
  •  Multimedia design and development
  • Teaching in higher education
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Background, Issues and Trends in LDT
  • Internship and Practicum
Biography:

Tim returned to WSU in 2001 after twenty years in business. He has been president of two professional associations, the Association for Development of Computer-based Instructional Systems and the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction.

Office Location: 381 College of Education
Area of Expertise:

e-Learning/Online learning, instructional design and development, competency development, project management, scholarship of teaching and learning.

Research Interests:
  • Online learning, multimedia, teaching and learning.

Community Engagement Activities:
  • Southeast Michigan Red Cross
  • Episcopal Diocese of Michigan 
Awards:
  •  2005
    Service Award - International Society for Performance Improvement
  • 2008
    Graduate Faculty Mentor Award
  • 2006
    ibstpi Fellow. International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction

 

Grants:
  •  Knowledge Capture and Training Development
    2008 - 2008
  • Professional Development for Science Teachers
    2009 - 2009

 

Presentations:
  •  Using Competencies for Performance Improvement
    *Spannaus, T.W.* 2005 Society of Insurance Trainers and Educators (SITE). Seattle. June
  • Instructional Design for Video
    *Spannaus, T.W.* & Franetovic, M. 2005 Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, Miami University, Oxford, OH. November.
  • Web Tools for Collaborative Writing
    *Spannaus, T.W.* 2005 Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, Miami University, Oxford, OH. November.
  • Competencies for Online and Face-to-Face Instructors
    *Spannaus, T.W.* 2006 Society of Insurance Trainers and Educators (SITE). June, Jersey City, NJ.

 

Publications:
  •  Creating Video for Teachers and Trainers
    Spannaus, Timothy W. 2012 San Francisco: Pfeiffer
  • Jim Huggins
    *Spannaus, T.W.* 1998 The ID Casebook: Case Studies in Instructional Design
  • Instructional Technology and Training Series
    Rothwell, W., Richey, R.C. and *Spannaus, T.W.* Instructional Technology and Training Series
  • Iris Daniels
    *Spannaus, T.W.* & Jones, T.S. 2013 The ID Casebook: Case Studies in Instructional Design
  • Training Manager Competencies: The Standards
    Foxon, M., Richey, R.C., Roberts, R. & *Spannaus, T.W.* 2003 Training Manager Competencies: The Standards
  • New online learning technologies: New online learner competencies. Really?
    De la Teja, I. & *Spannaus, T.W.* 2009 Learners in a changing learning landscape: Reflections from a dialog on new roles and expectations

 

Timothy W. Spannaus PhD

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