Dr. Bob Houghton
Associate Professor

Phone: 828-227-2746
Email: houghton@wcu.edu 
Office Address: 114 Killian Building
Website:  http://www.wcu.edu/ceap/houghton


  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Curriculum and Instruction (computer education focus), 1989
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin-Superior, Master of Science Teaching, 1973
  • B.S., Hanover College, 1970

Research Interests

The changing paradigm of our understanding of system theory and its axioms which steers educational research which in turn guides our teaching methods and practice. Within the emergent paradigm, focusing on creating and using knowledge of digital technology to support and transform thought and educational practice. Scholarly work addresses the emerging nature of literacy in an exponentially changing, digital global age and the knowledge and skills needed to achieve and learn such literacy for educators and for elementary and middle grades for students.

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