Dr. Dawn Poole is a Professor in the Department of Advanced Studies in Education. Dr. Poole's expertise is in the use of technology for teaching and learning across P-12 and higher education levels. Professor Poole served as an editor for Step-by-step Spreadsheet activities for Excel 2000 and for Step-by-step spreadsheet activities for Appleworks. In the past 10 years, Dr. Poole has presented and published in more than 20 conferences and journals. Major grants and awards include Delta Sierra Educational Technology Professional Development Program ($211,400) and Pacific Thesis Award ($80,000). In the past seven years, Dr. Poole has chaired 20 graduate thesis committees and served in 33 thesis and project committees. Courses taught at CSU Stanislaus include: Methods of Research; Introduction to Educational Research; Introduction to Quantitative Research; Educational Technology Foundations; School Technology Leadership; Technology in Education. Prof. Pooleâs doctorate is in Curriculum and Instructional Technology from Iowa State University.