2006 NMC Fellows Award: Carl Berger, PhD.

Carl, now retired, was the Professor and Dean Emeritus at the University of Michigan, School of Education.

Carl was the Director of Advanced Academic Technologies in the Collaboratory for Advanced Research and Academic Technologies (CARAT) in the Provost's Office since its inception in 1995 through 2005. Prior to that he was a professor at the University for over 33 years and associate dean and dean from 1979 through 1988.

Research projects include design and evaluation on the CoLabNet Project, CARAT/Rackham fellowship evaluation. He was the major designer and analyst of the Surveys of Information Technology Use by Faculty and Students at the University for over 20 years. In addition to work on evaluation and assessment of student and faculty use of technology, he works on displaying research data in colorful graphic and network forms for ease of analysis and decision making.
Professional activities include editor at large of Academic Intersections, member of the advisory board of MERLOT, former Chairman of the Board of IMS Global Learning Consortium, from its inception in 1995 to 2004, member of the board of directors of the New Media Centers from 1994 to 1998 and member of EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research, The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative and the National Association for Research in Science Teaching .

He was awarded the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Distinguished Service Award in 1996, the EDUCAUSE Leadership in Information Technology Award in 2001, the MERLOT Distinguished Service Award in 2003, Apple Distinguished Educator in 2004 and In June 2006 he was named the New Media Consortium Fellow for outstanding lifetime achievement.

He has moved to St. George, Utah for semi retirement persuing photography amid sunny days!

VIDEO Announcement of NMC Fellows Award at 2006 NMC Summer Conference (Cleveland)

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