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Dr. Elizabeth R. Langran
Associate Professor of Education
Contact Information

Rowley G140
(703) 284-1625

Academic Credentials

B.A., Villanova University
M.A.T., Trinity College
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Teaching Areas:
  • Educational Technology
  • Secondary Education
Research Interests:
  • Technology in K-12 schools
  • International issues of digital equity
  • Geospatial technology
  • Personal Learning Networks
Dr. Elizabeth Langran started her teaching career in 1992 as a secondary school French teacher. She educated U.S. middle and high school students for six years and taught overseas for five years, including in Morocco as a Peace Corps volunteer. She earned her Ph.D. in Instructional Technology from the University of Virginia with a certificate in International Leadership in Educational Technology. She has traveled for collaborative projects to the Universidad Centroamerica in Nicaragua; the Indian Institute of Technology in Guwahati, India; the American University of Central Asia in Krygyzstan; the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics, and Strategic Research in Kazakhstan; and the Université de Bambey in Senegal.
Her most recent publications include book chapters in Emerging Technologies in Learning: Impact on Cognition and Culture (Association for Advancement of Computing in Education) and International Explorations of Technology Equity and the Digital Divide: Critical, Historical and Social Perspectives (IGI Global).
Dr. Langran is active in the Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education, currently co-chairing the Geospatial Technology Special Interest Group.