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Guy Trainin Professor

B.A., 1994, Tel Aviv University
M.A., 1999, University of California-Riverside
Ph.D., 2002, University of California-Riverside

Dr. Guy Trainin is the Professor of Education at the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). He focuses his research on the areas of Literacy, Innovative Learning Technologies, and Integrated Arts Education. He teaches pre-service education as well as graduate courses in field research methods, innovative learning technologies, and Arts Education research. In recent years Dr. Trainin has been studying innovative learning technologies in schools in Nebraska, South Africa, India, and China with a specific focus on mobile devices, Computer Science Education, and creativity. He has published research articles, books, and extensive digital authorship. He has published several research articles and books and maintains extensive digital authorship, including more than 350 videos and more than 200 blog posts. In 2021 he received the Art TEAMS Grant from the US Department of education to explore Education for Emerging Media Arts with CoPIs Lorinda Rice, Kimberley D'Adamo, and HyeonJin Yoon. He currently podcasts on technology integration (TechEDGE) and Art Integration (ArtTEAMS) on apple podcasts, Spotify and YouTube. In addition, Guy Trainin and Nick Husbye have a podcast on starting in academia at Not That Kind of Doctor on Apple Podcasts,  Spotify, and YouTube.

Dr. Trainin has served in several Departmental leadership roles, including Department Chair, co-founder and director of the KDS Reading Center, Graduate Chair, and the Elementary Teacher Education Program coordinator. He heads the partnership between UNL and

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Areas of Expertise:

    Innovative Learning Technologies
    Research Methods

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2012, Donald R. and Mary Lee Swanson Award for Excellence in Teaching1998-1999 Justin Lei Felowship, University of California-Riverside1996, Magna Cum Laude, Tel Aviv University1993, Distinguished Undergraduate Student, Tel Aviv University
2015-Present, Professor2018-2021, Department Chairperson2015-2018, Graduate Chair2008-2015, Associate Professor2008-2013, Elementary Education Coordiinator2002-2008, Assistant Professor
American Educational Research AssociationNational Art Education AssociationLiteracy Research AssociationInternational Reading AssociationInternational Society for Technology Education Nebraska State Reading AssociationNebraska Educational Technology Association