Danilo M. Baylen is a tenured Full Professor of Instructional Technology and School Library Media in the Department of Educational Technology and Foundations, College of Education at the University of West Georgia. He received his doctoral degree in Instructional Technology from Northern Illinois University. Also, he has graduate degrees in Elementary Education (Florida Gulf Coast University), Counseling (NIU), and Library and Information Studies (University of Alabama) as well as a graduate certificate in Children's Literature (Pennsylvania State University). His undergraduate degree was in Economics from the University of the Philippines. His research interests include technology integration across the curriculum, media literacy education, visual literacy, online learning and teaching, and instructional design. His recent research projects focused on faculty readiness for online teaching, use of technology for course transformation, and the role of learner characteristics in e-learning among undergraduate and graduate students. Currently, he is exploring the convergence of emerging technologies and children's literature through interactive picture books and digital storytelling. Also, he is investigating the use of digital media in enhancing the educational experience of teacher education students and practitioners.
Education / Degrees
- Bachelor of Arts (Economics), University of the Philippines, 1982
- Doctor of Education (Instructional Technology), Northern Illinois University, 2001
- Graduate Certificate Program in Children's Literature, Pennsylvania State University, 2010
- Master of Library & Information Studies, The University of Alabama, 2013