About the Instructor - Contact Information
Nathan Smith is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences at Utah State University.
He is Director of The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC) located in room 170 of the Education Building on Utah State University's main campus. The YETC is a combination student open-access computer facility, a K-12 curriculum materials library, a NASA Educator Resource Center for Utah, and a technology training center that focuses on how to integrate technology into teaching and learning. He has worked in this position for the past 24 years.
Nathan serves on the Board of Directors for the Utah Coalition for Education Technology (UCET). He has been in charge of their website, and currently is the voice of the organization through the newsletters, emails, and blogs he runs for them.
A former elementary school teacher, Nathan teaches students of every age from young children to senior citizens. He taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grades at the Santa Clara Elementary School in Santa Clara, Utah for twelve years.
Over the last several years, he has had the opportunity to work extensively with groups of international teachers through the IREX/TEA program sponsored and funded through the U.S. State Department. In 2011, he was invited by the U.S. State Department to go to Amman, Jordan to train high school teachers from Jordan and Lebanon in the use of technology in education, and to share open education resources with them.
He is pictured below with his wife, Phyllis. They have seven children. Nathan also is an artist and photographer. You can view his art and photography online.
Gifted and Talended Teacher Resources
Open Education Resources
Innovative Integration of Technology in Teaching
Nathan Smith, Director of Technology
College of Education & Human Services
Utah State University
Google+ Hangout: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please arrange a time to Skype or Hangout beforehand
USU Students: the best way to contact me is through Canvas inBox
(Be sure to put the words "ITLS Photoshop" in the subject line!)
The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC)
170 Education Building, Utah State University Logan Campus
Logan Campus Students: Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM in the YETC (Education 170) or by appointment.
Distant Students: You can also reach me through Canvas inBox. If you'll arrange a time with me beforehand, Google Hangouts will allow us to share our computer screens with each other, which is quite helpful in answering your Photoshop questions.
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