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Dr. Almeida has helped over a dozen students to complete their graduate degrees in his career. Almeida has served as a research methods professor at all levels and have chaired thesis and dissertations in multiple schools ranging from teaching institutions to research universities.

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Student Getting His PhD On Stage — Dr. A’s Was His Advisor

He has experience conceptualizing research studies in any tradition (Cresswell, 2001), assisting students with identifying gaps in the literature, technical writing edits, with producing robust literature reviews, with triangulating data, statistics, protocol design and development, IRB assistance, and more.

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Dr. A, Ramy And Master Committee Members After His Masters Degree Defense

He works one on one with students in a wide variety of of roles. Possessing a PhD from Penn State University, Dr. “A” can help you to better understand research methods and complete your graduate degree with ease.  If you are interested in completing a phenomenological doctoral dissertation, Dr. “A” can help you to complete your study step by step using his book, “Writing the Phenomenological Doctoral Dissertations Step-by-Step.”

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Dr. A’s Step-By-Step Book On Research

He also has experience in conceptualizing studies, conducting experiments, constructing instruments and calculating reliability and validity in quantitative research studies. Dr. “A” fully understands the mechanics of research along with its processes and procedures.

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Dr. A, Martha And Committee Members After Her Defense At JSU

Dr. Almeida has also published empirically based research studies including “The Impact of Computerized Devices on College Students Behavior,” “Designing a media literacy college course: an auto-ethnography,” “The effect of an educational game in the achievement of factual knowledge,” among many others. He is versed with study construction, research procedures, data analysis and interpretation, measurement, as well as how to control for threats to the external validity of your study.

Dr. “A” has practical academic application of phenomenological research studies, ethnography, experiments, and survey research studies.  He isn’t a statistician but know how to use statistics for social science research. He is versed in interview protocols and observations. He is versed in focus group research, as well.

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Sample Publication By Dr. A

Below are Dr. A’s involvement with research in his career.

PEER-REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS

Almeida, L. (2017). Constructing An Ethical Advertising Campaign With Minority Students. Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Miami, OH.

Almeida, L. (2017). The Side Effects of Mass Media. Presented at the Mississippi Communications Association Conference, Jackson, MS.

Almeida, L. (2016). The Homosapiens Immodicus. Interview aired at the Digital Citizenship Summit, San Francisco, CA.

Deane et al. (2016). Fostering Cultural Change in Systems. Contributed to presentation at the Association for Education Communications and Technology, Las Vegas, NV.

Almeida, L. (2016). The Rise of the Homo Sapiens Immodicus. Presented at the Inau gural Communication and Media Studies Conference, Chicago, IL.

Almeida, L. (2016). Constructing An Ethical Advertising Campaign With Minority Students. Presented at the Tennessee Communication Association, Nashville, TN.

Almeida, L., Alharthu, M., (2015). Social media and learning in Saudi Arabia: Spread and impact. Presented at the AECT Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Perkins, R., et. al. (2015). Taking a systems look at teacher education for 21st century needs. Presented at the AECT Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Almeida., L. (2014). Technostress in college teaching. An investigation of technology in society. Presented at the AECT Conference, Jacksonville, FL.

Stricker, J., Sabo, K., Omale. N., Almeida., L. (2014). TED: Methods and materials share panel. Presented at the AECT Conference, Jacksonville, FL.

Murthy, R., & Almeida, L. (2014). The effects of Narration and Acronym Mnemonics within a gaming environment for the advancement of conceptual and procedural knowledge. Presented at AECT Conference, Jacksonville, FL. 

Sprenger, K. Almeida., L. (2014). What do teachers need to know about technology? Presented at the PETE&C Conference, Hershey, PA.

Almeida, L. (2013). Technostress in College teaching. The Almeida Computer Behavior Hypothesis. Presented at the International Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, OH.

Almeida, L. (2013). An Instructional Exploration of Constructionism through game design. Presented at ECA, Pittsburgh, PA.

Almeida, L., McHenry, J. (2013).Rapid serious game making through scratch. Presented at the PETE&C, Hershey, PA.

Almeida, L. (2012). The effects of an educational computer game on simple acquisition of concepts. Presented at the Eastern Communication Association (ECA), Cambridge, MA.

Almeida, L. (2011). Implementing corporate gaming initiatives through the lenses of systemic thinking. Presented at the AISA Conference On-line, Jacksonville, FL.

Bolton, J., Almeida, L., Parmigiani, R (2011). Professional learning: Teacher education. Presented at the ISTE Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Almeida, L. (2011). Database solution for kids. Presented at the PETE&C Conference, Hershey, PA.

Almeida, L. (2010). An Empirical Account of Instructional Strategies Within a Gaming Environment. Presented at the Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Miami, OH.

Almeida, L. (2010). CFF Coaches comments from the 2009 CFF Surveys. Presented at the PETE&C Conference, Hershey, PA.

Almeida. L. (2009). Empowering rural gifted students to learn through design. Presented at the Association for Education Communications and technology (AECT), Louisville, KY.

Magolis, D., Carr-Chellman, A., Almeida. L. (2009). Seeing education reform from a different perspective: The Unheard Voices Project. Presented at the Association for Education Communications and Technology (AECT), Louisville, KY.

Almeida, L. (2009). 1-2-1 computing: Yes, you can do it. Presented at the Pennsylvania Education Technology Conference, Hershey, PA.

Clausen, R., Almeida, L. Vilberg, J. (2009). CFF Teachers voices: comments from the 2008 CFF surveys. Presented at the Pennsylvania Education Technology Conference, Hershey, PA.

Almeida, L. (2008). User-Design as a framework for education reform. Presented at the Holmes Conference, Orlando, FL.

Almeida, L. (2008). An Empirical account of instructional strategies within a gaming environment. Presented at the Holmes Conference, Orlando, FL.

Almeida, L. (2008). A free mobile database solution for educators. Presented at the PETE&C conference, Hershey, PA.

Almeida, L. (2008). Moving beyond the spreadsheet paradigm: 21st century skills, technology and the curriculum. Presented at the one-to-one conference, State College, PA.

Ma. Z., Carr-Chellman, A., Almeida, A., Gursoy. H., Partore, R. (2008). Research Apprenticeships: a new model of education in Instructional Systems. Presented at the AERA Conference, New York, NY.

Almeida, L. (2007). The effects of different learning strategies in gaming environment to complement different educational objectives. Presented at the Harvard University’s Graduate Student Research Conference, Cambridge, MA.

Beabout, B., Almeida, L., Gursoy, H., & Carr-Chellman, A. (2007). The perceptions of New Orleans educator on the process of rebuilding the New Orleans school System after Katrina. Presented at the Annual Conference of American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Gursoy, H., Carr-Chellman, A., Almeida, L., & Beabout, B. (2007, April). Apprenticeships as a model graduate program. Presented at Annual Conference of American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Carr-Chellman, A., Almeida, L., Beabout, B., & Gursoy, H. (2007, April). Prisoners’ perspective on school change. Presented at Annual Conference of American Education Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Almeida, L. (2007). I got a Mac and free software for desert. Presented at Pennsylvania Education Technology Exposition and Conference, Hershey, PA.

Almeida, L. (2006). New technologies for educators. Presented at the Future Educators of Pennsylvania Conference, State College, PA.

Almeida, L. (2006). Understanding a gaming initiative through the lenses of systemic thinking. Presented at Pennsylvania Education Technology Exposition and Conference, Hershey, PA.

Almeida, L. (2006). Multimedia tools for educators. Presented at Pennsylvania Education Technology Exposition and Conference, Hershey, PA.

Almeida, L. (2005). Communities of Practices: Education of the future. Presented at the Association of Education Communications and Technology, Orlando, FL.

Almeida, L., Beabout, B., Carr-Chellman, A., & Gursoy, H. (2005, October). Seeing education reform from another perspective: The prison project. Presented at Association of Educational Communications and Technology, Orlando, FL.

Almeida, L. (2005). Emerging technologies of the 21st century. Presented at the Pennsylvania Education Technology Exposition and Conference, Hershey, PA.

Almeida, L. (February 2005). CAI & learning. Presented at Pennsylvania Education Technology Exposition and Conference, Hershey, PA.

Almeida, L. (January 2005). Education reform from a different perspective. Presented at the Annual Conference of Holmes Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Almeida, L. (2005). The power of one-to-one computing. Presented at the One-to-One Computing Conference, State College, PA.

Almeida, L. (2004). CAI and learning: The cyber TV experiment. Presented at the Annual Conference of Eastern Communication Association. Boston, MA.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Almeida, L. et. al. (2012). Predictions and insights for next year and beyond. Presented at the Pittsburgh Advertising Federation, Pittsburgh, PA.   

TRAINING SESSIONS

Almeida, L. (2017). My way to succeed in life. Training session given to the home schooling mentors program, Cleveland TN.

Almeida, L. (2017). Developing a social media campaign strategy. Training session given for the Lee University Music Department, Cleveland TN.

Almeida, L. (2017). The birth of Technomoderation. Training Delivered at the Mississippi e-Center Incubator, Jackson, MS.

Almeida, L. (2017). From Concept to Success. Training session given at the Mississippi Business Incubator, Jackson, MS.

Almeida, L. (2017).  Rethinking Technology: Technomoderation in Mississippi. Training session given at the Madison/Ridgeland Rotary Club, Ridgeland, MS.

Almeida, L. (2016). What you can do with a degree in mass communication. Training Session given at the evening athletics advising meeting, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS.

Almeida, L. (2016). The Art of Collaborating. Training delivered at the Mississippi e-Center Incubator, Jackson, MS.

Almeida, L. (2016). Build a tower exercise. Training delivered at the Mississippi Business Incubator, Jackson, MS.

Almeida, L. (2016). False faces. Training delivered at the Mississippi Business Incubator, Jackson, MS.

Almeida, L. (2016). How to give a TEDx speech. Training delivered at the student writing center at IUP, Indiana, PA.

PRESENTER

Almeida, L. (2015). Your accomplishments and our future.  Presented at the JSU Media banquet, Jackson, MS.

SPEECHES

Almeida, L. (2017). @escthemachine, the movement. Presented at the Lee University Communication Arts Department, Cleveland TN.

Almeida, L. (2017). Rethinking technology. Presented at the Ridgeland/Madison Rotary Club, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2016). How to Technomoderate. Presentation given to the International Student Association at IUP, Indiana, PA. 

Almeida, L. (2015). Addiction to technology. Presented at the Indiana Rotary Club, Indiana, PA.    

Almeida, L. & Dachille, T. (2014). Delivering a TEDx. Bottleneck Arts Center, Johnston, PA.

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Almeida, L. (Submitted). The Rise of Homo Sapiens Immodicus. The Tennessee Communication Association journal.

Almeida, L. (2016). Designing a media literacy course: An auto-ethnography. International Journal of Instructional technology and Distance Learning, (9), 59-64.

Almeida, L. (2014). The impact of computerized devices on undergraduate students behavior.  International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, (1), 31-47.

Almeida, L. (2012). The effects of educational games on the achievement of factual knowledge. Educational Research International, (10),1-5.

Almeida, L. (2012). Implementing corporate gaming initiatives through the lenses of systemic thinking. Journal of Communications Media, (1), 47-61.

Quiu, A., Dudt, K., Almeida, L., Li, Chunjui. (2011). Pragmatic perspective on robert gagne’s nine events of instruction. Journal of Liaoning Normal University, 34(1), 34-35.

Almeida, L. (2011). The effects of games between gender for the acquisition of factual knowledge. Midwestern Journal of Education Communications and Technology, 5(1) 2-6.

Almeida, L. (2011). Graduate, be aware. Journal of Communications Media, (1), 83-94.

Almeida, L. (2010). 優れた生徒の力を引き出すためのゲームデザインを通した学習 (Empowering gifted students to learn through game design). Journal of Digital GamesResearch, 4(2), 3338.

Almeida L. (2010). My qualitative data analysis tool survey. The Midwestern Journal of Education Communications and Technology, 4(1), 17-20.

Carr-Chellman, A. A., Almeida, L. C., Beabout, B., & Gursoy, H. (2009). Idealized visions from behind prison bars: Prisoners’ perspectives on school change. International Journal of Educational Reform, 3, 64-76.

Almeida, L. (2008). The effects of different learning strategies to facilitate achievement of different educational objectives. Tech Trends (52), 3, 32-36.

Carr-Chellman, A. A., Beabout, B. R., Almeida, L. C., Gursoy, H. T.,  Ma, Z., Pastore, R. S.(2008). Change in chaos: Seven lessons learned from Katrina. Educational Horizons, 87, 26-39.

Beabout, B. R., Carr-Chellman, A. A., Alkandari, K. A., Almeida, L. C., Gursoy, H. T., Ma, Z., Pastore, R. (2008). The perceptions of New Orleans educators on the process of rebuilding the New Orleans school system after Katrina. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk,13, 212, 237.

Carr-Chellman, A., Zyian, M., Almeida, L., Pastore, R., Modak, R., & Gursoy, H. (2008). Citations as a key to identity in the field of instructional design technology. Tech Trends. (52), 3, 64-69.

Carr-Chellman, A., Gursoy, H., Almeida, L., & Beabout, B. (2007). Research apprenticeships: A report on a model graduate programme in instructional systems. British Journal of Educational Technology38(4), 637-655.

Carr-Chellman, A., & Almeida, L. (2006). User-design in systemic change. TechTrends (50), 2, 14-16.

EDITORREVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Almeida, L. (2013). Speaking personally with Marcio Mugnol. American Journal of Distance Education (2), 18-35. 

GRANTS

Almeida, L. (2016). Examining the effects of simulations in IMC. We are studying the impact of simulations in the achievement of different educational objectives within the media field. This was a three year project and was funded by Simio Incorporated for 240K.   

Almeida, L. (2011). Examining the effects of simulations in the health care field. We are studying the impact of simulations in the achievement of different educational objectives. This was a three year project and was funded by Simio Incorporated for 100K.   

Almeida, L. (2011). Studying the effects of Simulators in pre-service teacher training. We studied how simulators affected novice teachers in training how to behave in classroom challenging environments. This was a two year project and was funded by the Gates Foundation through CurveShift for $36K. 

BOOK ENTRIES

PrayKnox, (2018). 365 Days of unified prayer. Prayknox, Knoxville, TN.

Blythe, H. (2015). How I flip my classrooms, Flipping your classrooms creatively. New Forums, Stillwater, OK.

Blythe, H. (2011). It worked for me creatively SCAMPER, It works for me creatively. New Forums, Stillwater, OK.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Carr-Chellman, A., & Almeida, L. (2007). Latinos and educational technology. In Soto, L.D. (Ed.) (Ed.), The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in The U.S. (136-138). Westport, CT: Praeger.

SUPERVISION OF MASTERS AND DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS

Theres, J. (2017). The 30th of May. Masters Thesis in History. (Master Committee Member).

Saint Pe, E. (2017). Is there a Lack of Diversity in Late Night Network Television? Masters Thesis in Mass Communication. (Master Committee Member).    

Norwood, A. (2017). Misrepresentation of Black Lives Matter: A Content Analysis of Secondary Sources in Mainstream Media. Masters Thesis in Mass Communication. (Master Committee Chair).

Collier, M. (2016). Th Impact of Technology and Social Media in the 21st Century. Masters Project in Mass Communication (Master Committee Chair)

Shaaban, R. (2015). Examining and Comparing the Use of Technology in Medical Education in Egypt and the United States of America: A Literature Review. Masters Thesis in Adult and Community  Education (Masters Committee Member).

Qiu, A. (2014). Experiment on the effects of immersive learning simulations and dynamic image schema  on the achievement if EFL learners across gender, Ph. D. in Communications Media and Instructional Technology (Dissertation Chair).

Murthy, R. (2014). The effects of mnemonics and audio within a gaming environment to facilitate achievement of different educational objectives, Ph.D. in Communications Media and Instructional Technology (Dissertation Chair).

Juengel, C. (2014). The Phenomenological exploration of user-design among Freshman female college students when designing a game.Ph.D. in Communications Media and Instructional Technology (Dissertation Chair).

Kohler, M. (2013). An empirical study of media effects: a comparison of real-life and fictional video violence in cyberspace. Ph. D. in communications media and instructional technology (Dissertation Committee Member).

Cherman, C. (2011). The relationship of pre-service education majors’ multiple intelligence learning styles to their level of digital literacy, Ph.D. in Communications Media and Instructional Technology (Dissertation Committee Member).

Roeper, R. (2011). Identification of the Institutional Factors within State Systems of Higher Education in the Middle Eastern States Region for the Adoption of Webinars, Ph.D. in Communications Media and Instructional Technology (Dissertation Committee Member).

EDITORIAL WORK

Consulting Editor, Education Technology Research and Development (ETR&D). 

(Spring 2007 – Present)

Review Board, Journal of Lifelong Learning

(Summer 2014 – Spring 2016)

Consulting Editor, Journal of Education Computing Research, (JECR)

PROCEEDINGS

Almeida, L. (2013). Teaching Tips to 1st year junior faculty. Proceedings at the Laurel Highlands Conference, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L., & Juengel, C. (2012). Healing through motion and instructional design. Proceedings at the Laurel Highlands Conference, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2012). Conditions of Employment for PHD Candidates: A Closer Look. Proceedings at the Laurel Highlands Conference, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2012). The real work of a college professor: Why it isn’t 17 Hours a week. Presented at the Laurel Highlands Conference, Indiana, PA.

BOOK REVIEWS

Almeida, L. (2012). The essentials of instructional design. A Book review. Journal of Communications Media. Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2011). The red little book of sales: A Book review. Journal of Communications Media. Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2011). Cracking Creativity book review. Journal of Communications Media. Indiana, PA.

NON-PEER REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS

Almeida, et al., (2017). Innovations in the field of journalism. Presented at the e-center of Mississippi, Jackson, MS.

Almeida, L. (2013). Chromebook uses in education. Presented at the College Technology Day, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2013). Woordle: Understanding your student evaluations in the cloud. Presented at the College Technology Day, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2012). teaching Tips for first year college students. Presented at the Laurel Highlands Conference, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2012). Creating Instructional Tutorials with CamStudio. Presented at the College Technology Day, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2011). Virtual Worlds in the Classroom. Presented at the College Technology Day, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2011). Creating Instructional Tutorials with CamStudio. Presented at the College Technology Day, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2011). Training Pre-Service Teachers through SimSchool. Presented at the College Technology Day, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2011). Who Said Database Development Was Tough? Use Zoho. Presented at the College Technology Day, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L., & Juengel, C. (2011). Healing through motion and instructional design. Presented at the Laurel Highlands Conference, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2011). Conditions of Employment for PHD Candidates: A Closer Look. Presented at the Laurel Highlands Conference, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2009). IshowU math 24/7. Presented at the One-To-One Computing Conference, State College, PA.

Almeida, L. (2009). Logo “design” not art. Presented at the Southwestern Computing Fair. Waynesburg, PA.

Almeida, L. (2008). Job Search in Academia: Tips. Presented at the L&PS Poster Session, University Park, PA.

Almeida, L. (2006). The phenomenology of user-design in 12th grade Latino student when designing their own trivia educational game interface. Presented as a brown bag at Penn State University, State College, PA.

Almeida, L. (2006). RFID in schools: really? Presented as a Brown bag at the Pennsylvania State University. State College, PA.

Almeida, L. (2006). Understanding User-Design: An application. Presented at the Achievement Conference, State College, PA.

Almeida, L. (2005). Gagne 9 events of Instruction: An Application. Presented at the Fall semester Learning and Performance Systems Poster Session, University Park, PA.

Almeida, L. (2005). Cross Cultural issues in Web Based Instruction. Presented at the Fall semester Learning and Performance Systems Poster Session, University Park, PA.

Almeida, L. (2005). The effects of prior knowledge and different scaffolding strategies in a gaming environment to facilitate student achievement of different learning objectives. Presented at the Spring semester Learning and Performance Systems Poster Session, University Park, PA.

Almeida, L. (2005). What is NOT research? Presented at the Spring semester Learning and Performance Systems Poster Session, University Park, PA.

Almeida, L. (2005). Hispanic education technology. Brown bag presented at the Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPHS

Almeida, L. (2017). JSU School of Journalism and Media Studies Partners With Mississippi Press. 

Association For Conference. Jackson, Mississippi [Photograph]: Mississippi Link Newspaper.

Almeida, L. (2016, January 29th). Journalism School of JSU, UM Form Partnership. Oxford, Mississippi [photograph]: Hotty Toddy Newspaper.

Almeida, L. (2016, February 10th). Partnership between Ole Miss and JSU. Jackson, Mississippi [photograph]: The Blue and White Flash Newspaper.

Almeida, L. (2015, October 1st). Dr. Elayne Hayes-Anthony. Jackson, Mississippi [photograph]: Mississippi Link Newspaper.

Almeida, L. (2015, October 1st). Students, staff and guests. Jackson, Mississippi [photograph]: Mississippi Link Newspaper.

Almeida, L. (2015, October 1st). Mississippi Link Publisher (C) Jackie Hampton. Jackson, Mississippi [photograph]: Mississippi Link Newspaper.

Almeida, L. (2015, October 1st). Mass Communication students Kendra Brown and Jeremy

Anderson. Jackson, Mississippi [photograph]: Mississippi Link Newspaper.

Almeida, L. (2011). The elephants. Journal of Communications Media. (2), p.102, Indiana, PA.

MAGAZINE ARTICLES

Almeida, L. (Accepted). Pandoras Box of Automation. To be published in the Evangel Magazine. Cleveland TN.

PANEL OF EXPERTS

Almeida et al., (2017). Global Trade focus group. Cleveland, TN.

WORKSHOPS

Almeida, L. (2015). Video game making for teachers. Delivered at the Indiana County High School, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2015). Doing Better Food Photography. Delivered at the Indiana University of  Pennsylvania’s Culinary Institute, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2013). Surviving a college education. Delivered as part of the new international student orientation, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2011). Low-tech teaching. Delivered as a workshop section of reflective practices, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2011). Creating games with platform studio. Workshop delivered at the AMGSC to the Lincoln Area School District, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2011). Electronic Posters with Glogster. Workshop delivered to educators at IUP-NorthPoint, Freeport, PA.

Almeida. L. (2010). My first two years as a junior faculty member in a liberal arts university. Workshop delivered to PHD candidates at IUP, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (2010). Creating games with Platform Studio. Workshop delivered at the AMGSC to the Lincoln Area School District, Indiana, PA.

Almeida. C., Young, P., Taylor, B. (2010). Cultural implications for games in education. Workshop given through AECT via Illuminate to a world audience. Bloomington, IN.

Almeida, L. (2009). Computer Simulation for Educators. Presented at the Intermediate Union #27, Monaca, PA.

Fujimoto, T., & Almeida, L. (2006). Educational games in instructional systems.  Presented at the INSYS laboratory at Penn State, University Park, PA.

Almeida, L. (2006). Designing killer high tech interfaces with Photoshop. Presented at Pennsylvania Education Technology Exposition and Conference, Hershey, PA.

Almeida, L., & King, D. (2006). Cultural proficiency equality game. Presented at Park Forest Elementary School, State College, PA.

Almeida, L. (2004). Designing knowledge base with Photoshop. Presented at the INSYS laboratory at Penn State, University Park, PA.

NON-FICTION BOOK

Almeida, L. (2017). From the Mind of Dr. A: 2016 Edition. ISBN: 978-1947519183

Almeida, L. (2016). Becoming a Brand: The Rise of Technomoderation. ISBN: 978-1682738573

PHOTO BOOK

Almeida, L. (2016). Visual Mississippi. Blurb Publishing, San Francisco, CA. ISBN: 978-1367280069

INSTRUCTIONAL BOOKS

Almeida, L. (2013). Digital Instructional Technology Step-by-Step Pearson Learning Solutions, Boston, MA. ISBN:1256871370

Almeida, L. (2012). Scriptwriting Step-by-step. Pearson, Boston, MA. Pearson Learning Solutions, Boston, MA. ISBN: 978-1-256-87137-8

Almeida, L. (2012). Writing the phenomenological qualitative dissertation step-by-step. Pearson Learning Solutions, Boston, MA. ISBN: 978-1-256-45857-9

Lever-Duffy, B., McDonald, J., Almeida, L. (2011). Teaching and learning with technology with Materials by Dr. Luis C Almeida. Pearson Learning Solutions, Boston, MA. ISBN: 978-1-256-31836-1

TRAINING MANUALS

Almeida, L & Dachille, T. (2012). SimSchool. Available by subscription from Curveshift Inc, Tucson, AZ.

Almeida, L & Dachille, T. (2012). The Lung Content Graphs. Available by licensing from Luis C. Almeida, Indiana, PA.

SAMPLE OP-ED  NEWSPAPER ARTICLES 

Almeida, L. (2017). Technology, and its effect on the future of savings. 

Almeida, L. (2017). Dealing with serious issue of cyberbullying.

Almeida, L. (2017). Reasons to think about the Darth Vader next door.

Almeida, L. (2017). Nice try by technology, but I doubt it’ll work.

Almeida, L. (2017). Understanding the value of public speaking.

Almeida, L. (2017). Step back from those techno side effects.

Almeida, L. (2017). When not feeling well, a visit to Dr. AI?

Almeida, L. (2017). Media dependence: Reverse this trend.

Almeida, L. (2017). Internet algorithms and brand allegiance.

Almeida, L. (2017). A.I., robotics a threat to bank employees.

Almeida, L. (2017). Bots take lead over people, 1-0.

Almeida, L. (2017). Can new technology take over churches?

Almeida, L. (2017). Artificial intelligence is here to stay.

Almeida, L. (2017). Virtual reality side effects are unknown.

Almeida, L. (2017). Automated takeover: Is it affecting productivity? 

Almeida, L. (2017). TechnoLove? Many find it’s just way overrated!

Almeida, L. (2017). Will artificial intelligence one day finish our thoughts?

Almeida, L. (2017). Will artificial intelligence one day finish our thoughts?

Almeida, L. (2017). Put some glitter on it. Cleveland Daily Banner. 

Almeida, L. (2017). Does your industry have a future? Cleveland Daily Banner.

Almeida, L. (2017). Even technology stops for the eclipse. Cleveland Daily Banner.

Almeida, L. (2017). Understanding dark side of smartphones. Cleveland Daily banner.

Almeida, L. (2017). Hidden extremism: Technology overload is impacting so many.  Cleveland Daily Banner.

Almeida, L. (2017). It is true. technology is stealing our jobs! Cleveland Daily Banner.

Almeida, L. (2017). A view from the blind spot of automation. Cleveland Daily Banner.

Almeida, L. (2014). Taking over your life. The Indiana Gazette.

Almeida, L. (2014). Fight the computer face. The Indiana Gazette.

Almeida, L. (2014). To work or not to work. The Indiana Gazette.

Almeida, L. (2014). Prosperity through print. The Indiana Gazette.

Almeida, L. (2014). Fast, quick, now. The Indiana Gazette.

Almeida, L. (2014). Social Media’s Dark Side. The Indiana Gazette.

Almeida, L. (2011). Check Out Glogster. The observer reporter.

Almeida, L. (2011). Kudos for new educational tool. The observer reporter. 

Almeida, L. (2010). Educacao e tecnologia: tudo a ver. Investimentos e noticias.

Almeida, L. (2010). Nem tudo e dinheiro. Opensource para todos. Investimentos e noticias

Almeida, L. (2010). E-solutions in education. The observer reporter.

Almeida, L. (2010). Social networking across the world. The observer reporter. 

Almeida, L. (2010). We use it, why can’t the kids? The observer reporter. 

Almeida, L. (2010). iPad: Why the excitement. The observer reporter. 

Almeida, L. (2010). PC’s best friend. The observer reporter. 

Almeida, L. (2010). Which computer should I buy. The observer reporter. 

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