Magdalena (Magda) Galloway, M.A.

Instructor, Instructional Technology
(319) 273-3076

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0606

I am an Instructor in the Division of Instructional Technology, at UNI’s College of Education. I teach Educational Technology & Design, Visual Literacy, and Creating Technology Enhanced Learning Environments for Curriculum & Instruction and Continuing Education. I am a part of the Division of Instructional Technology, and I work with the fantastic educational technology minors!  I earned my Master's degree from UNI in Communication and Training Technology and  I also have Master's degree from my Polish Alma Mater in Pedagogy with Media in Education specialization.

Areas of Expertise: 

Digital Imaging, Visual Literacy, Educational Media, Multimedia Design

Courses Taught: 

INSTTECH 1031 1,2,3 Educational Tech & Design
INSTTECH 1030 Creating Technology
INSTTECH 1031 60 Educational Tech & Design 2+2
INSTTECH 1020: Secondary Educational Technology & Design
INSTTECH 4147 Digital Imaging
INSTTECH 4138 Visual Literacy

Research Interests: 

Social Networking, Web 2.0, Digital Citizenry, Designing Multimedia for Foreign and Multicultural audience, Raising bilingual children, Visual Literacy

Professional Affiliations: 

2008 -present Iowa Technology Education Connection
2005 -present Iowa Association for Communication Technology


2001-2005. Master of Arts degree with thesis. Communication and Training Technology, Division of Educational Technology, College of Education, University of Northern Iowa (UNI), USA. Thesis title: Analyzing the Impact of Video-Based Instructional Components on a Foreign, International or Multicultural Audience.

1995-2000. Master of Arts degree with thesis. Pedagogy with Media Education Specialization, Division of Educational Study, University of Adam Mickiewicz (UAM), Poznan, Poland. Thesis title: The Television Series "Theater Like Life" as a Form of Expression of Teenage Problems. A Comparison of the Creators' Intentions and the Programs Social Reception.

1990-1995. Maturity exam (High School / Associate in Liberal Arts) Liceum Mistrzostwa Sportowego. Poznan, Poland.