Elizabeth Langran

Elizabeth Langran (no photo)

Professor

School of Education

b>Academic Credentials

PhD in Instructional Technology, University of Virginia; MAT Trinity University; BA Villanova University

Bio

Elizabeth Langran, Ph.D., taught secondary and post-secondary students in the United States, Morocco (as a Peace Corps volunteer), and Switzerland before pursuing her Ph.D. in Instructional Technology at the University of Virginia. Since 2003 she has been educating and mentoring pre- and in-service teachers. Collaborative projects tapping her educational technology work have taken her to many international locations, including Nicaragua, India, Central Asia, Senegal, South Africa, Botswana, Bermuda, China, and most recently, Uganda, as part of Marymount’s partnership with Uganda REACH (formerly the Arlington Academy of Hope). Elizabeth is currently serving a 3-year term as the President of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. Elizabeth loves to travel; you can follow her on Twitter @elangran (link: https://twitter.com/elangran).

Teaching Areas

Educational Technology; Cross-cultural/International Curricula; Secondary Methods

Research Interests

Geospatial Technology; Global Citizenship; Place-based learning; Mobile Learning, digital equity

Publications

Langran, E. & DeWitt, J. (2020). Navigating Place-Based Learning: Mapping for a Better World. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan. Langran, E. & Alibrandi, M. (2019). Integrating biography-based video in a multiplatform approach to teach historical thinking. The Teacher Educators’ Journal 12(1), 50-72. Langran, E. & Langran, I. (2016). Technology’s role in global citizenship education. In Langran, I. & Birk, T. (Eds.), Globalization and global citizenship: Interdisciplinary approaches (pp. 56-68). New York: Routledge

Contact

Phone: 703-284-1625

Email: elizabeth.langran@marymount.edu