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Columbus Crew Soccer Game

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Columbus Crew Stadium

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10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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MVNU Faculty Exhibit

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Dr. Dean Goon

Contact Information

Jetter School of Professional StudiesAssociate Professor of Education
740-397-9000 Ext. 3424Email Dr. Goon
Professional Experience
  • Associate Professor of Education, Mount Vernon Nazarene University
  • Director of Instructional Technology, Mount Vernon Nazarene University
  • Make A Dent Educational Technology Consulting 2010-Present
  • Education Adjunct Instructor: MVNU & Ashland University 2006-2011
  • Professional Development Coordinator, Tri-Rivers Educational Computer Association (TRECA) 2008-2011 Marion, Ohio
  • Educational Technology Instructor, Science/Technology Teacher, Educational Technology Professional Development Marion City Schools 1994-2002 Marion, Ohio
  • 6th Grade Teacher, Delaware Christian School , 1993-1994 Delaware, Ohio
Professional Organizations
  • National Middle School Association (NMSA)
  • International Society for Technology Education (ISTE)
  • International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNCOL)
Awards and Recognition
  • 1999 District 8 Outstanding Educator of the Year
  • 2000-2004 Columbus Technical Council Grant recipient
  • 2002 Martha Holden Jennings Grant recipient
  • 2006 Project Lead the Way Grant recipient
  • MVNU Graduate and Professional Studies Outstanding Faculty Award (Spring, 2013)
Published Works & Presentations
  • Kennedy, K., Archambault L., Rice K., Yang D., Vyortkina D., Barbour D., Goon D., Hynes M., Zugelder B., Zajac J., Parent R., October (2013) Partnering for Success: A 21st Century Model for Teacher Preparation,Vienna, Va, iNACOL
  • Bowling Green State University, Northwest Ohio STEM Symposium- 2013, G3: Game Design in the Classroom, Bowling Green, Ohio
  • International Association for K12 Online Learning (iNACOL)-2013, VoiceThread and Beyond: Extending Collaboration and Connection in a Virtual Learning Environments, Orlando, Florida
  • Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Organizations (OCTEO)-2013, Preparing teachers for online teaching: A “virtual” field experience, Columbus, Ohio
  • International Association for K12 Online Learning (iNACOL)-2012, A Model for Successful Pre-service Teaching Experiences in Virtual Schools, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • National Campus Technology Forum Conference-2012, Extreme Course Makeover: Effective open source tools for teaching and learning, Long Beach, California
  • Apple Inc. Apple Summer Institute - 2010, Next Generation Learning, Cupertino, California
  • University of Cincinnati, STEM Innovations Conference - 2010 The Right Tools for the Job: Creating a STEM Classroom, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Columbus State Community College, itWorks - 2011, Mobile 21: Crossing the Boundaries in a Changing World, Columbus, Ohio
  • Findlay University, Ohio Migrate Education Center Annual Conference - 2011, What the Tech: Free Tech Tools to Engage Learning Findlay, Ohio
  • Apple Inc. Apple Summer Institute - 2011, innovate2learn, Cupertino, California
  • Doctorate of Education, Liberty University, 2012 Teaching and Learning
  • Master of Arts, The Ohio State University 2000, Teaching and Learning
  • Bachelor of Science, The Ohio State University 1993, Elementary Education