Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College
http://bristolcc.edu/

Michael Vieira, Ph.D.
Division of Academic Affairs
Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs

     Office: D204
     Extension: x2419

Education:
Ph.D., Capella University
C.A.G.S., Rhode Island College
M.A., Bridgewater State College
B.A., Bridgewater State College

Philosophy:
Teachers and students are partners in the learning process. Each time I teach, I come away learning more about the subject and being enriched by the partnership with other learners. I may facilitate the experience, but we all have to build on our experiences and knowledge to learn.

Courses Taught:















Licenses/Certifications:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Education
English Secondary Teacher (grades 8-12)
High School Principal
Director/Supervisor
Instructional Technology Specialist
Journalism Education Association
Certified Journalism Educator, 1995 renewed 2000

Publications:

Books

  • Dollars for Scholars: An Autobiography and a History of the CitizensÌ Scholarship Foundation. with Fradkin, I.. Boston: Branden Press, 2002.
  • PowerPoint chapter review. Learn Office.. Boston: Prentice-Hall, 2002.
  • In Print: 100 Years of Student Journalism. State College, PA: Jostens, 1982.
  • Journal Articles

  • “Creating Online Community: A Discussion.” with Candy Center. Colloquia: Conversations on Teaching & Learning 2004
  • “Active Campus: Sustaining Educational Communities Through Mobile Technology.” Colloquia: Conversations on Teaching & Learning 2004
  • “Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) in Further and Higher Education.” Colloquia: Conversations on Teaching & Learning 2004
  • “Bait/Rebait: Laughing at Stereotypes Is No Joke.” with William Kelly. English Journal 1981 : 18-21.
  • Presentations:

    Panel Discussions

  • "Peer Partnerships: Three Models" Massachusetts Community Collegesí Conference on Teaching and Learning. Holyoke, MA (2002)
  • "Developing and Teaching Your First Online Course" Massachusetts Community Collegesí Conference on Teaching and Learning. Holyoke, MA (2002)
  • Posters

  • "Getting FIT (Fluent In Technology)" Commonwealth Information Technology Initiative (CITI) Showcase. Shrewsbury, MA (March 30, 2006)
  • Presentations

  • "Drawing on Technology: A Blueprint for Adopting ePortfolios" with John C. Chamberlin. NERCOMP Conference. Providence, RI (March 11, 2008)
  • "Drawing on Technology: A Blueprint for Adopting ePortfolios" with John C. Chamberlin and Polly Ullnchny. Educause Conference. Seattle, WA (October 27, 2007)
  • "Education On Demand: Student Option Enrollment Courses" with Priscilla Grocer. Massachusetts Community Collegeís Conference on Teaching and Learning. Worcester, MA (April 7, 2006)
  • "Have it your way: Student Option Enrollment Courses" with Priscilla Grocer. Massachusetts Colleges On-Line Conference. Bridgewater State College Bridgewater, MA (2005)
  • "Teaching and Learning with Technology" Warwick and Lincoln campuses using Interactive Television. Community College of Rhode Island Warwick, RI (2004)
  • "Facilitating Learner-Centered Professional Development for Faculty" with Candy Center and Judi Singley. League of Innovation in the Community College Conference. Boston, MA (2002)
  • Awards:
    Scepter and Scroll, Bristol Community College, 2002.
    Silver Beaver, BSA award for service to youth, 2002.
    Silver Shield Award. Bristol Community College, 2001.
    Lifetime Achievement Award, Journalism Education Association, 2001.
    First recipient of the Greater Fall River Chamber of Commerce and Industry Distinguished Service to Education Award, 1995.
    Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Distinguished Adviser 1995
    Who's Who Among Writers and Editors.
    Eagle Scout, 1968. Vigil Honor OA, 1970.

    Interests:
    Distance learning, using technology in teaching and learning, higher education leadership