Dr. Mark R. Stoner
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Current CV  (pdf)
Short Professional Biography (pdf)

My Teaching Philosophy (pdf)
Department of Communication Studies
Program Descriptions
(from CSUS online catalog)
Communication Studies Graduate Program
CSUS/CC Articulation Agreement

Office: Mendocino Hall, 5034
Campus ZIP: 6070
E-mail: stoner1@csus.edu

(E-mail is the best way to reach me.)

Mailing Address:
    Department of Communication Studies
    California State University, Sacramento
    6000 J St.
    Sacramento, CA  95819-6070

Office Hours: Spring 2014

  • Monday    10-10:30 (Skype only. My Skype name is mark.stoner)
  • Tuesday   10-11; 5-5:30 (in office and Skype)
  • Thursday  10-11  9-10:30 (in office and Skype)
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Recent Presentations:

Reframing, recontextualizing and the social reconstruction of higher education in California, USA

Summary paper for ECER 2012 symposium, Policy Studies and Politics of Education (Cadiz, Spain), September 21, 2012.

Presentation at the 18th International Learning Conference, July 2011, Mauritius (Univ. of Mauritius)

Carrington College Faculty Development Workshop Material (October 2010 ) PDF

Durham University, UK. (2009). CeTL/PostGraduate module.  "PowerPoint: Affordances, constraints and work arounds."

Folsom Lake Community College Faculty Convocation August 2007 "Teaching Problems."   (Text version); Podcast (mp3) (Audio         version)

2007 Western States Communication Association Master Teacher Award; Acceptance presentation (February 2007) "Socially Constructing 'Master Teacher'."

Recent essays:

Stoner, M., Rautiainen, M., Moisio, O-P & Green, C. (2014). The “Finnish Miracle” in Education: Pedagogy, Policy, or Something Else? Part
    One. National Teaching & Learning Forum, 23, 3, pp. 8-10.  Contact Mark Stoner for a copy. (stoner1@csus.edu)

Stoner, M., Higgins, S. & Bonilla, D. (2012) Cracking our own codes: Creating instruction for increased clarity and appropriate control.
             The International Journal on  Learning (18
), pp. 229-247.

Stoner, M. (2007). PowerPoint in a new key. Communication Education, 56, 354-381.

Stoner, M. (2007). Uncovering the powers within PowerPoint. Communication Currents, 2 (4).

Halgas, J. & Stoner, M. (2007). Partnership in practice: Fostering a mentoring relationship to meet the challenges of a large legal environment
           of business class. Journal of Legal Studies Education, 24, 109-127.

Ah Yun, K., Papa, R, & Stoner, M. (2006). Disseminating STEM teaching practices: The role of centers for teaching and learning. Metropolitan
          Universities Journal, 17, 66-76.

Stoner, M. (2005).  Instant discussions: High level, student constructed and concept driven The Successful Professor,  4, 11-13.

Stoner, M. "I Never Thought Like This Before!": Apprenticing Critical Thinking

Instructional links:

A Potpourri of Instructional Links

Creating Engaging Lessons: A tutorial


Material for T.A.s, and Part-time instructors:

NETS: Networking-Extending Teaching and Scholarship

         http://comnets.wikispaces.com/

Accessibility Resources:

Speaking Across the Curriculum

My Blogs:

2006 Sabbatical and Picture tour union jack

2008 Teaching in CH                     Swiss flag
2013 Suomi opettaa (Finland Teaches): A blog of my trip to University of Jyvaskyla Flag of Finland

Free and Creative Culture