Stephen J. Cavrak, Jr. Vitae



Stephen J. Cavrak, Jr
Academic Computing Services
Learning Resources Group
University of Vermont
238 Waterman Building
Burlington, Vermont 05405

Email: Steve.Cavrak@Uvm.Edu
Blog: http://sjc.blog.uvm.edu/
URL: http://www.uvm.edu/~sjc/
Vitae: http://www.uvm.edu/~sjc/vitae.html


Publications and Workshops

2005, "Googlization of the University," UVM Center for Teaching and Learning, Faculty Seminar, October 2005.

2004, "Laptops in the Language Classroom," UVM CTL and Language Resource Center, Faculty Workshop, June 2004.

2003, "Laptops in the Classroom," UVM CTL, Faculty Workshop, June 2004, also June 2003, June 2002, June 2001.

2000, "Wireless and Ubiquitous Computing," (revised) in The Cybrarian's Manual 2, edited by Pat Ensor, American Library Association, Chicago. 2000.

1997, "Massification - De - Massification: The Fate of the Internet in Mass Society", at WebNet 97, Toronto, Canada. October 1997.

1997, "Wireless and Ubiquitous Computing," in The Cybrarian's Manual, edited by Pat Ensor, American Library Association, Chicago. 1997.

1995, "Are Lectures Obsolete? Learning Theory for the Computerized Classrooom," presented at Adding Pizzaz to Pedagogy, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, October 19, 1995.

1980. Science and liberation, Rita Arditti, Pat Brennan, Steve Cavrak, Editors, South End Press, Boston. 1980.

Other

2001 - 2002, University of Vermont, Asian Studies Program, Institute in Japan, Focus: Emerging Uses of Information Technology in the Japansese Educational System.

2000 - 2003, National Science Foundation, University of Vermont vBNS Connection, Principle Investigator.

2000 - present, Multicultural Resource Center, Burlington, Vermont. Organizing Member, Board of Directors..

1999 - present, Japan-America Society of Vermont, Colchester, Vermont. Board Member.

1993 - 1998, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington, Vermont. Board Member.

1990 - 1997, Vermont Educational Telecommunications Consortium, Founding Board Member.

1990 - 1992, National Science Foundation, University of Vermont Internet Connection, Principle Investigator.

Employment

1984 - Present, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Division of Computing and Information Technologies, Assistant Director for Academic Computing Services.

1978 - 1984, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Academic Computing Center, Computations Specialist - Mathematics.

1976 - 1978, Franconia College, Franconia, New Hampshire. Environmental Studies Program, Professor of Environmental Studies.

1973 - 1976, Decision Graphic, Marlboro, Massachusetts. Computer Graphics Consultant. 1971 - 1973, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts. Department of Physics, Assistant Professor of  Physics.

Education

1971, Ph.D. Harvard University, Department of Physics, Thesis title: The Production of Atmospheric Gamma Rays with E > 10 Mev.

1965, M.A. Harvard University, Department of Physics.

1964, A. B. University of California, Berkeley, Department of  Physics.


2006.01.31, Steve.Cavrak@Uvm.Edu