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 Jerry  Wircenski
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Jerry Wircenski
Regents Professor-Learning Technologies
 
Email  Jerry.Wircenski@unt.edu    Contact Number 940-565-2714   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle Professional Preparation
 DegreeMajor/Thesis/DissertationInstitutionYear
 Doctor of PhilosophyVocational-Technical EducationThe Ohio State University1972
 Master of ArtsIndustrial TechnologyThe Ohio State University1969
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2014LTEC4140020Work-based Learning in Career and Technical Education Download Syllabus
Fall 2013LTEC4110020Instructional Design in Career and Technical Education Download Syllabus
Spring 2013LTEC4140020Work-based Learning in Career and Technical Education Download Syllabus
Spring 2013LTEC4140026Work-based Learning in Career and Technical Education Download Syllabus
Spring 2013LTEC4800026Studies in Education  
Fall 2012LTEC4110020Instructional Design in Career and Technical Educa Download Syllabus
Fall 2012LTEC4110026Instructional Design in Career and Technical Educa Download Syllabus
Fall 2011ATTD5110020Curriculum Design and Instructional Resource Download Syllabus
Fall 2011LTEC4110020Instructional Design in Career and Technical Education Download Syllabus
Fall 2011LTEC4110026Instructional Design in Career and Technical Education Download Syllabus
Spring 2011LTEC4140020Work-based Learning in Career and Technical Education Download Syllabus
Spring 2011LTEC4140026Work-based Learning in Career and Technical Education Download Syllabus
Fall 2010ATTD5110020Curriculum Design and Instructional Resources12Download Syllabus
Fall 2010LTEC4110020Instructional Design in Career and Technical Education Download Syllabus
Fall 2010LTEC4121020Technical Presentation Skills Download Syllabus
Spring 2010ATTD5140020Developing Work-Based Experiences in Career and Techni15Download Syllabus
Spring 2010ATTD6470020Evaluation and Accountability in Applied Technology an33Download Syllabus
Spring 2010LTEC4140020Work-based Learning in Career and Technical Education78Download Syllabus
Fall 2009ATTD5110020Curriculum Design and Instructional Resources18Download Syllabus
Fall 2009ATTD5121020Corporate Training Presentation Skills9Download Syllabus
Fall 2009LTEC4110020Instructional Design in Career and Technical Education63Download Syllabus
Fall 2009LTEC4121020Technical Presentation Skills72Download Syllabus
toggle toggle Research and Expertise
Applied Technology, Training and Development
 

Courseware Design
 

Evaluation
 

Needs Analysis
 

Presentation Skills
 

Training Analysis
 

toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2003-PresentRegents Professor, Applied Technology, Training and DevelopmentDepartment of Technology and Cognition University of North Texas
1985-2003Professor, Member - Graduate Faculty, Tenured 1988Department of Technology and Cognition University of North Texas
1994-2000Program Coordinator, Applied Technology, Training and DevelopmentDepartment of Technology and Cognition University of North Texas
1990-1994CoordinatorInterdisciplinary Masters Degree Program in Corporate Training and Development University of North Texas
1977-1985Associate ProfessorDivision of Occupational and Vocational Studies and Faculty AssociateThe Center for the Study of Higher EducationPennsylvania State University
1972-1977Assistant Professor Vocational - Industrial EducationPurdue University
1967-1972Trade and Industrial Coordinator, 1970-1972; Department Chair, 1968-1969; Industrial Arts Teacher, 1967-1968  South-Western City Schools, Grove City, Ohio
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2013-2014202060
2012-2013301060
2011-2012201070
2010-2011303040
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next>> 14>> 
  YearPublication  Type
2011
Published
Middle School Career Exploration CD's (with Mike Gentry)
 
Texas Education Agency
Other
2011
Accepted/In-press
Multitasking and career skills requirements: Implications for career and technical education.
Lin, L., Li, J., Wircenski, M. & Wircenski, J.
Workforce Education
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2010
Published
The Technical Presentation Workbook  3rd Edition

Sullivan, R.L. and Wircenski, J.L.
New York, NY: ASME Press
Book
2009
Published
5th Grade Career Awareness CD (with Amber O'Casey and Mike Gentry)
 
Texas Education Agency
Other
2005
Published
Biotechnology Careers
Wircenski, J.
Texas Education Agency. HSTE. Austin, TX
Other
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2009-2010The George Washington University HEATH Resource CenterReviewer 
1979-1982, 1989-1996The Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education, The National Association of Vocational Special Needs PersonnelEditorial Board 
1983-1989The Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education, The National Association of Vocational Education Special Needs PersonnelEditor 
1983-1989 Journal EditorNational Association of Vocational Education Special Needs Personnel
1981-1984Occupational Education Forum, Alpha Chapter, Iota Lambda SigmaCo-Editor 
1981-1982“New and Related Services Insider,” VocEdEditor 
1981The Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education, Vol. 4, No. 1Guest Editor 
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 
Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
 2011 Directory of Transition Websites, Resources and Lessson Plans for At-Risk Students with Special Needs
Myrtle Beach, SC: 23rd Annual At-risk Youth National Forum
 2009 On-line Curriculum Resources for CTE Teachers.
Honolulu, HI: International Conference on Education
 2009 CTE Forum
Austin, TX: Education Open Source Conference
 2006 Wircenski, J.L. & Wircenski, M.D. (2006). Curriculum-based virtual field trips: Career exploration opportunities for health science technology education students
Hawaii International Conference on Education. Honolulu, HI.
 2006 Wircenski, M.D., & Wircenski, J.L., & West, Lynda (2006). Transition from early childhood through adulthood
28th International Conference on Learning Disabilities. McLean, VA.
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)TitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2011-2012Educational excellence for career and technical education: Government and Public Administration, Health Science, Law, Public Safety Corrections & SecurityTexas Education Agency300,000.00Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2011-2012Educational excellence for career and technical education: Arts, AV Tech and Communications, Information TechnologyTexas Education Agency300,000.00Co-PICompleted
2010-2011Educational excellence for career and technical education: Government and Public Administration, Health Science, Law, Public Safety, Corrections & SecurityTexas Education Agency300,000.00Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2010-2011Educational excellence for career and technical education: Arts, AV Tech and Communications, Information TechnologyTexas Education Agency300,000.00Co-PICompleted
2009-2010Educational excellence for career and technical education: Government and Public Administration, Health Science, Law, Public Safety, Corrections & SecurityTexas Education Agency300,000.00Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2009-2010Educational excellence for career and technical education: Arts, AV Tech and Communications, Information TechnologyTexas Education Agency300,000.00Co-PICompleted
2008-2009Educational excellence for career and technical education: Government and Public Administration, Health Science, Law, Public Safety, Corrections & SecurityTexas Education Agency300,000.00Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2008-2009Educational excellence for career and technical education: Arts, AV Tech and Communications, Information TechnologyTexas Education Agency300,000.00Co-PICompleted
 Development of CD-ROM based integrated curriculum  OtherCompleted
 Development of self-paced teacher training videotapes  OtherCompleted
 Development of special needs teacher training modules  OtherCompleted
 Establishment of an information dissemination network  OtherCompleted
 Development of a promotional videotape for vocational education  OtherCompleted
 In-service training of secondary and postsecondary vocational instructors and supervisors  OtherCompleted
 Training of instructional supervisors  OtherCompleted
 Implementation of employability skills, reading skills, and math skills in vocational education  OtherCompleted
 Development of a transition skills curriculum  OtherCompleted
 Development of a training program for journeymen instructors  OtherCompleted
 Design of a competency-based teacher education curriculum model  OtherCompleted
 Development of a statewide management system for vocational education  OtherCompleted
 Design and testing of an objective student selection scale for career placement  OtherCompleted
 In-service training of teachers and coordinators of special needs students  OtherCompleted
 A study to restructure programs with lower level student expectations  OtherCompleted
toggle toggle Consulting Activities
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)*Company/OrganizationRoleFundingWork Performed
2009-2011National Ironworkers and Employers Apprenticeship Training and Journeyman Upgrading FundOther Apprenticeship Competition Judge
2009-2011National Ironworkers and Employers Apprenticeship Training and Journeyman Upgrading FundOther Instructor
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2009-PresentATTD Program Coordinator UNT
1988-presentResearch Committee National Association of Trade and Industrial Teacher Educators
2011-2012COE Enrollment Management CommitteeCommittee MemberUNT
2009-2011Expansion of BAAS Degree Program in CILSTDean AppointedUNT
2009-2011Retention, Tenure and Promotion CommitteeCommittee MemberUNT
2009-2011Enrollment Management Committee LTCommittee MemberUNT
2009-2011Personnel Affairs CommitteeCommittee MemberUNT
2009-2011Executive CommitteeCommittee MemberUNT
2009-2010HEATH Center Advisory BoardCommittee MemberGeorge Washington University
2009-2009AdHoc Academic Integrity CommitteeCommittee MemberUNT
2009-2009Review Committee for iConference 2010Committee Member 
2009-2009Committee for Evaluation of HOSA StudentsCommittee MemberNational HOSA
1986-1988Special Needs Library CommitteeChairAmerican Vocational Association
1988General Interest SessionChairAmerican Vocational Association
1987Special Needs SessionProgram ChairAmerican Vocational Association
1986Social CommitteeChairAmerican Vocational Association
1986Preparation Strand, International Conference on Career Education for Special Needs IndividualsChairNational Association of Vocational Education Special Needs Personnel
1984-1985Headquarters Fund Raising Committee American Vocational Association
1983-1985Special Needs Division Research ProgramCo-ChairAmerican Vocational Association
1981-82, 1983-1985Legislative Committee National Association of Vocational Education Special Needs Personnel
1983-1984Special Needs Division - Research and Evaluation CommitteeChairAmerican Vocational Association
1981-1982Membership Committee National Association of Vocational Education Special Needs Personnel
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
1985-presentTexas Industrial Vocational Association Professional Affiliations
1985-presentAssociation for Career and Technical EducationLife MemberProfessional Affiliations
1985-presentTexas Association of Vocational Education Special Needs PersonnelTreasurer - 1988-93. Board of Directors, 1988-92.Professional Affiliations
1983-presentAmerican Society for Training and DevelopmentDallas Chapter, 1985-Present. Vice-President - Nittany Valley Chapter, 1983-84. President - Nittany Valley Chapter, 1984-85.Professional Affiliations
1975-PresentNational Association of Vocational Education Special Needs Personnel Professional Affiliations
1975-presentNational Association of Trade and Industrial Teacher Educators Professional Affiliations
PresentAmerican Vocational AssociationLife MemberProfessional Affiliations
1977-1990Pennsylvania Association of Vocational Education Special Needs PersonnelVice-Chair - Public Relations Committee, 1979-80. Chair - Legislative Committee, 1980-81. Board of Directors, 1981-84. President-Elect, 1983-84. President, 1984-85.Professional Affiliations
1988Phi Delta Kappa Professional Affiliations
1977-1985Iota Lambda SigmaSecretary-Treasurer - Alpha Chapter, 1979-81Professional Affiliations
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
1990Outstanding University Staff AwardTexas Industrial Vocational Association, Dallas, Texas
1988Award of MeritNational Association of Vocational Education Special Needs Personnel for Exemplary Service as Editor of The Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education, St. Louis, Missouri
1986Highlights of paper presented at the 1986 American Vocational Association were featured in Education Week, Vol. 6, No. 15 
1986One of several vocational education professionals who was selected for a videotape interview entitled “A Better Way: Serving Special Needs and Non-Traditional Students”Colorado State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education
1986Award of RecognitionNational Association of Vocational Education Special Needs Personnel for work as Editor of The Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education at the board meeting, held in Dallas, Texas
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
 Jobs for Americas Graduates, Alexandria, VA Training and Development Consulting Activities
 Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Reproductive Health, Baltimore, MD Training and Development Consulting Activities
 York International, London, England Training and Development Consulting Activities
 George Washington University Educational Consulting Activities
 University of Texas Educational Consulting Activities
 Texas A&M University Educational Consulting Activities
 Missouri LINC, Columbia, MO Educational Consulting Activities
 National Center for Research in Vocational Education, University of California, Berkeley Educational Consulting Activities
 Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, Washington, D.C. Educational Consulting Activities
 Bering Straits School District, Unalakleet, AK Educational Consulting Activities
 Indiana Vocational Technical College, Indianapolis, IN Educational Consulting Activities
 University of Toledo Educational Consulting Activities
 Rutgers University Educational Consulting Activities
 Special School District of St. Louis County, St. Louis, MO Educational Consulting Activities
 U.S. Office of Education, Washington, D.C. Educational Consulting Activities
 Global Edge Tech-Prep Consortium, McKinney, TX Educational Consulting Activities
 American Fidelity Group, Oklahoma City, OK Training and Development Consulting Activities
 U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. Training and Development Consulting Activities
 United States Postal Service, Washington, DC Training and Development Consulting Activities
 EDS, Dallas, TX Training and Development Consulting Activities
 ElectroCom Automation Inc., Arlington, TX Training and Development Consulting Activities
 Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), Dallas, TX Training and Development Consulting Activities
 Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX Training and Development Consulting Activities
 Exxon Corporation (Retail and Marketing), Houston, TX Training and Development Consulting Activities
 Exxon Corporation (Research and Engineering), Florham Park, NJ Training and Development Consulting Activities
 United Airlines Services Corporation, Denver, CO Training and Development Consulting Activities
 Pennsylvania Power and Light, Berwick, PA Training and Development Consulting Activities
 International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers, Washington, D.C. Training and Development Consulting Activities
 Carrollton Fire Department, Carrollton, TX Training and Development Consulting Activities
 TRW Inc., Harrisburg, PA Training and Development Consulting Activities
 United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry, Washington, D.C. Training and Development Consulting Activities
 AMP, Inc., Harrisburg, PA Training and Development Consulting Activities
 General Dynamics, Ft. Worth, TX Training and Development Consulting Activities
 El Paso ISD Educational Consulting Activities
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