Curriculum Vitae, September, 2013

VALERIE E. POLICHAR

EDUCATION

Mediation Credential, National Conflict Resolution Center, San Diego, CA, May, 2009.

Ph.D., Psychology, University of California, San Diego. Major field: Visual Perception. Dissertation: Processes affecting lightness perception in White's effect and related visual illusions. November, 1993.

Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Cognitive Science (Psychology), with additional concentrations in Writing and in Communication, University of California, San Diego, June, 1987.

PUBLICATIONS

Almes, G. T., Anderson, C., Mundrane, M. R., & Polichar, V. E. (2013). Transitioning to IPv6. EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research. http://www.educause.edu/library/resources/transitioning-ipv6.

Barkhuus, L., & Polichar, V. E. (2011). Empowerment through seamfulness: smart phones in everyday life. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 15(6), pp. 629-639.

Bagwell, C. R., & Polichar, V. E. (2002). The challenge of teaching effectively from a distance. In Discenza, R., Howard, C., & Schenk, K.D. (Eds.), The Design and Management of Effective Distance Learning Programs (p-p). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing.

Polichar, V. E., & Bagwell, C. R. (2000). Pedagogical principles of learning in the online environment. Syllabus, 13(9), 52-56.

Landauer, C., & Polichar, V. E. (1998). More than shared artifacts: collaboration via shared presence in MUDs. Proceedings from WET ICE'98: IEEE International Workshop on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for collaborative enterprises, 182-189.

Polichar, V. E. (1996). An office MUD for fun and profit? Or maybe just better communication. ;login: 21(3), 21.

PRESENTATIONS

Polichar, V. E. (2002, March). Reinforce what? Reinforcement, punishment and effective learning in computer-enhanced courses. Presentation at Microcomputers in Education Conference 2002, Tempe, AZ.

Polichar, V. E., & Bagwell, C. R. (2001, July). Psychology and pedagogy in course site design. Presentation at Syllabus Education Technology annual conference, Santa Clara, CA.

Polichar, V. E. (2000, September). Using psychology to teach psychology: turning technology to learning. Keynote lecture presentation at Conference in Psychology and Technology, Ameritech/Associated Council of Colleges in Illinois, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL.

Bagwell, C. R., & Polichar, V. E. (1999, October). Networked educational technology and the psychology of learning. Poster presentation at EDUCAUSE Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA.

Polichar, V. E. (1999, January). MUDs for distributed collaboration in service organizations. Presentation as part of Virtual Communities breakout session at American Association for Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA. Abstract appears in Challenges for a New Century, Boyd, C. (Ed.), A-10.

Polichar, V. E. (1995, October). No more conference calls: MUD technology in the workplace. Presentation at Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 39th Annual Meeting: Designing for the global village, San Diego, CA. Abstract appears in HFES 39th Annual Meeting Proceedings.

Polichar, V. E., & Brown, R. O. (1991, May). Orientation effects on lightness contrast. Poster presentation at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology — Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Annual Meeting 1991, Sarasota, FL. Abstract appears in Investigative Ophthalmology Annual Meeting Abstract Issue 1991, v. 32, p.1273.

Kleffner, D., Polichar, V. E., & Ramachandran, V. A. (1990, May). Shape-from-shading affects motion perception and brightness constancy. Poster presentation at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology — Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Annual Meeting 1991, Sarasota, FL. Abstract appears in Investigative Ophthalmology Annual Meeting Abstract Issue 1990, v. 31, p.524.

Polichar, V. E. (1990, May). Effect of orientation on chromatic and achromatic contrast. Poster presentation at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology — Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Annual Meeting 1990, Sarasota, FL. Abstract appears in Investigative Ophthalmology Annual Meeting Abstract Issue 1990, v. 31, p.265.

Polichar, V. E., & MacLeod, D. I. A. (1988, October). Effect of background orientation on simultaneous contrast. Presentation at Optical Society of America Annual Meeting 1988, Santa Clara, CA. Abstract appears in OSA 1988 Annual Meeting Technical Digest, OSA:Washington, D.C., p.115.