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Jennifer Roland is a writer living in Oregon. Her first book, The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology, was published by ISTE in July 2009.
Before embarking on her freelance career, she was a staff member of the International Society for Technology in Education, a nonprofit educational technology membership association. She served on various ISTE periodicals, including Learning & Leading with Technology, the Journal of Research on Technology in Education, and the targeted journals and newsletters. She also helped edit program materials for the National Educational Computing Conference and ISTE books.
Jennifer holds bachelor’s degrees in magazine journalism and political science from the University of Oregon. Her education also focused on history, economics, linguistics, and educational policy and management.
In addition to educational technology, Jennifer also specializes in personal finance, pop culture, and writing. Find representative samples here.
I highly recommend this collection for anyone interested in understanding the latest information on themes of education, technology and leadership. I consider it a must read for school administrators, teachers and educational technologists.
–David Ligon, from his review on Amazon.com
This collection, assembled by former Learning & Leading with Technology senior editor Jennifer Roland, includes the very best articles from 2003-2008. Along with the articles as they originally appeared in the magazine, the book includes commentary and context introducing the articles as well as short essays from the original authors, who further discuss the issues and topics of their articles and how they’ve affected the ed tech world.
With a large selection of articles from each of the regular sections of ISTE’s award-winning magazine, The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology is an excellent resource for new ISTE members or beginning ed tech users, and is a “must-have” volume for longtime fans of the magazine. Along with provocative columns, insightful features, and practical tips, a full-color section showcases some of the best artwork and covers from the L&L design teamJennifer’s first book, The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology, was released in July 2009.
It brings together not only the most popular and insightful articles from the past five years of ISTE’s flagship magazine but also commentary from Jennifer and the original authors of many of the articles. Learning & Leading with Technology magazine has always held a place of thought leadership among technology-using educators. With this collection, new teachers, new ISTE members, and seasoned professionals will all be able to learn from the best practices and ideas that emerged from the magazine.
- “Review of The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology,” ISTE Community
- “Secrets of a Non-fiction Blog Tour,” Shack’s Comings and Goings
- “Jennifer Roland, Ed Tech Author and Editor,” akgmag.com
- “ISTE Books Author Interview,” iste.org
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