Assistant Professor of Information Technology
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Nebraska
Master of Arts, The University of Belgrade-Serbia
Bachelor of Arts, The University of Belgrade-Serbia
Office: Aquinas Hall 50-C
Office Hours: Wednesday 11 am-2 pm
Courses, Fall 2012
CIT 1002 - Online Computer Literacy
CIT 1052 - Computer Literacy
CIT 1100 - Fundamentals of Computing
CIT 2060 - Presentation Media
CIT 4910 - Special Topics in IT: Web 2.0 for Teachers
Bojan Lazarevic's educational background is in general
pedagogy/adult education with a media and distance learning
emphasis. He received a PhD in instructional technology from the
University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Prior to coming to Mount Saint Mary College, Professor Lazarevic
worked as an instructor at the University of Belgrade-Serbia for
eight years, where he taught courses such as Media and Education,
Pedagogy of Communication, and Methodology of Adult Elementary
Education. He also taught the course TEAC 259: Instructional
Technology for pre-service teachers at the University of Nebraska
for three years.
His research interest is in online instruction, cognition and
technology, production of multimedia instructional materials, as
well as open source software and Web 2.0 applications.
To date, he has published two books and a number of papers in
both journals and proceedings.
Lazarevic, B. (2011). Being a Teacher in Online Instruction:
Promoting Teaching Presence through Video Technology, Saarbrücken,
Lambert Academic Publishing. (ISBN: 978-3-8443-9936-3)
Lazarevic, B. (2007). Through Education to Recreation, Belgrade,
Adult Education Society & The Institute for International
Cooperation of the German Adult Education Association (DVV
International). (ISBN: 978-86-906133-7-3)
Lazarevic, B. (2012, in review). Teaching a foreign language
with and without podcasts. Communication and Culture: Linguistics,
Communication and Culture e-Journal, 3(1).
Yengin, I., & Lazarevic, B. (2013, accepted). The DiaCog: A
prototype tool for visualizing online dialog games’ interactions.
Proceedings from the 11th International Conference on Education.
McNulty, A., & Lazarevic, B. (2012). Best practices in using
video technology to promote second language acquisition. Teaching
English with Technology, 12 (3), 49-61.
Scepanovic, D., Lazarevic, B., & Wassenmiller, A. (2011).
Reform in progress: Current trends and concerns in developing
education management information systems in the South East European
countries. Proceedings from the 35th Annual European Studies
Conference. Omaha, USA: University of Nebraska.
Lazarevic, B., & Bentz, D. (2010). Web 2.0 audio tools for
online language learning: Teaching method issues. Proceedings from
the International Conference ”ICT in Language Learning” 3rd Edition
(pp.1-6), Firenze, Italy: Pixel.
Lazarevic, B. (2010). What research says about video delivery in
online instruction: Implications for teaching presence and
student’s motivation. Proceedings from the International Symposium
on Open and Distance Learning & International Council for
Educational Media (IODL & ICEM) Conference, (pp.511-527),
Eskisehir, Turkey: Anadolu Universitesi.
Lazarevic, B., Bentz, D., & Scepanovic, D. (2010). An in
depth case analysis of two language teachers coping with online
instruction. Proceedings from eChallenges e-2010
Conference.(pp.1-9), Warszawa, Poland: IIMC International
Information Management Corporation.
Bentz, D., Lazarevic, B., Scepanovic, D., & Haines, C.
(2010). Exploring teaching presence in both online and face-to-face
learning environments. Proceedings from eChallenges e-2010
Conference (pp.1-7), Warszawa, Poland: IIMC International
Information Management Corporation.
Lazarevic, B., Scepanovic, D., & Wassenmiller, A. (2010).
Cognitive assumptions of designing an audio enhanced slide
presentation. Proceedings from 6th International Conference on
Education. (pp.115-122) Samos, Greece: Research and Training
Institute of East Aegean.
Wassenmiller, A., Lazarevic, B., & Scepanovic, D. (2010).
Internet Use Among Children And Adolescents: Threats and
Safeguards. Proceedings from 6th International Conference on
Education, (pp.123-123). Samos, Greece: Research and Training
Institute of East Aegean.
Lazarevic, B., Scepanovic, D. (2010). Unrevealed potential in
delivering distance courses: The instructional value of audio.
eLearning and Software for Education Journal, Proceedings from: 6th
International Scientific Conference eLSE - eLearning and Software
for Education, (pp. 293-300). Bucharest, Romania.
Wassenmiller, A., Lazarevic, B. & Scepanovic, D. (2010).
E-Portfolios for performance assessment: Best practices and new
directions. eLearning and Software for Education Journal,
Prceedings from: 6th International Scientific Conference eLSE -
eLearning and Software for Education (pp.321-328). Bucharest,
Lazarevic, B. (2007). Transactional distance in online learning
environment. In D. Solnesa, (Ed.), The Fourth International
Conference on Informatics, Educational Technology and New Media in
Education: Conference Proceedings (pp.180-187). Sombor: Faculty of
Education in Sombor - University of Novi Sad, Serbia.
Lazarevic, B. (2007). eLearning and online course development -
Andragogy of Communication and Media. In D. Scepanovic, (Ed.),
eLearning Toward Effective Education and Training in the
Information Society: Conference Proceedings (pp.91-96). Belgrade:
Bajcetic, M. & Lazarevic, B. (2007). Online education – New
teachers skills. In J. Vuco (Ed.), New Tendency in Language and
Literature Teaching: Conference Proceedings (pp.218-223). Belgrade:
American Councils for International Education & University of
Belgrade, (in Serbian language).
Lazarevic, B. (2007). Communication and interaction in online
learning environment – Types and characteristics. In A. Pejatovic
(Ed.), Andragogy in the Beginning of Third Millennium: Conference
Proceedings (pp.197-209). Belgrade: Institute for Pedagogy and
Andragogy - UB, (in Serbian language).
Lazarevic, B. (2004). Some aspects and possibilities of applying
the system for educational support in modern educational
institutions. In D. Solesa (Ed.), Modern Electronic and Educational
Techniques and Media Application: Conference Proceedings,
(pp.123-129). Sombor: Faculty of Education in Sombor -University of
Novi Sad, (in Serbian language).
Lazarevic, B. (2004). The purpose of Educational Commission -
World Leisure and Recreation Association. Andragogical Studies,
1-2, 101-109, (in Serbian language).
Lazarevic, B. (2003). Leisure time, amateurism, and adult
education. Instruction and Education, 1, 97-112, (in Serbian
Lazarevic, B. (2001). Andragogical aspect of Aristotle’s
conception of leisure, Andragogical Studies, 8 (1-2) 27-43, (in