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Vincent Cho

assistant professor
educational leadership and higher education department


 
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EDUCATION 
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
M.Ed., University of Houston
B.A., Boston College

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Vincent Cho researches issues relating to school technology leadership and data use. A former teacher and administrator, Cho's aim is to help schools and educators make the most of their knowledge about students. Recent projects have examined 1:1 computing, administrators' use of social media, districts' implementation of computer data systems, and the role of technology in classroom management.

AWARDS
American Educational Research Association, Organizational Theory SIG, Best Paper Award. Districts’ efforts for data use and computer data system:  The role of sensemaking in system use and implementation. (2012)

American Educational Research Association, Division H, Outstanding Publication Award. Improving data use in NISD: Becoming a data-informed district. (2011)
 
American Educational Research Association, Division H, Outstanding Publication Award. The data-informed district: A district-wide evaluation of data use in the Natrona County School District. (2008)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Cho, V., & Jimerson, J. B. (in press: 2017). The performance of professional identity online: The case of school leaders on Twitter. Educational Management Administration & Leadership.

Cho, V. (2016). Administrators’ professional learning via Twitter: The dissonance between beliefs and actions. Journal of Educational Administration, 54(3), 340–356. http://doi.org/10.1108/JEA-03-2015-0024

Cho, V. (2016). Organizational problem solving around digital distraction. Journal of Professional Capital and Community, 1(2), 145–158. http://doi.org/10.1108/JPCC-11-2015-0009

Cho, V. & Littenberg-Tobias, J. * (2016). Digital devices and teaching the whole student: Developing and validating an instrument to measure educators’ attitudes and beliefs. Educational Technology Research and Development, 1–17. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11423-016-9441-x

Cho, V., & Wayman, J. C. (2015). Central office assumptions, strategies, and organization: Implementing computer data systems. Journal of School Leadership, 25 (6), 1203-1236.

BOOK

Sergiovanni, T. J., Starratt, R., & Cho, V. (2013). Supervision: A redefinition (9th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Farley-Ripple, E. N., & Cho, V. (2014). Depth of use: How district decision-makers did and did not engage with evidence. In A. J. Bowers, A. R. Shoho, & B. G. Barnett (Eds.), Using Data in Schools to Inform Leadership and Decision Making. Charlotte: Information Age.

Wayman, J. C., Cho, V., & Richards, M. P. (2010). Student data systems and their use for educational improvement. In P. Peterson, E. Baker, & B. McGraw (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Education (Vol. 8, pp. 14-20). Oxford: Elsevier.

Wayman, J. C., & Cho, V. (2008). Preparing Educators to Effectively Use Student Data Systems. In Kowalski, T. J., & Lasley, T. J. (Eds.). Handbook on data-based decision making in education. New York: Routledge.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Cho. V., Allwarden, A.*, Wayman, J. C. (2016). Shifting the focus to people. Principal, (March/April), 28–31.

Cho, V., Turner, H. *, & Steiner, A.* (2016). Different continents, shared challenges: Europe and the United States in the digital era. Educational Technology, 56(2), 47-49.

Cho, V., & Steiner, A. * (2015). Choices and challenges in the digital era: A look ahead. Brussels: European Parliament.

CONFERENCE PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS

Jimerson, J.B., Cho, V., Wayman, J. (2016, April). Professional learning for student-involved data-use. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C.

Cho, V., & Jimerson, J. B. (2015, November). The performance of professional identity online: The case of school leaders on Twitter. Paper at the 2015 Annual Convention of the University Council for Educational Administration, San Diego, CA.

Littenberg-Tobias, J. *, Cho, V. (2015, March). Digital devices and teaching the whole student: Developing and validating an instrument to measure educators' attitudes and beliefs. Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Cho, V. & Littenberg-Tobias, J.* (2014, March). 1:1 devices in Catholic schools: Challenges and implications. Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.