Publications

  1. "Service-Learning: New Models of Creative Instruction for Successful Teaching Strategies in the Millennium", R. Zealand, D. Larkin, J. Coppola, B. Thomas, W. Tanna, Proceedings Faculty Research Network (FRN) 2011 National Symposium:"Emerging Pedagogies for the New Millennium", Faculty Research Network, NY, NY, March 2012. Information
  2. "A Case Study: Growing Community Partnerships with a Service-Learning Intergenerational Computing Course", J. Coppola, S. Wexler, L. Drury , and B. Thomas, Journal of Community Informatics, Canada, March 2012.Information
  3. "Community Empowering Service-Learning Courses through 21st Century Technologies", with J.Coppola, S. Feather-Gannon, J. Lawler, and P. Mosley, Proceedings Special Interest Group for Information Technology Education (SIGITE) 12th Annual Conference on IT Education, West Point, NY, October 20-22, 2011, Information
  4. "Service-Learning Computing Courses Assist with Technology Needs in Community Based Organizations Serving Older Adults", with J. Coppola, S. Wexler, L. Drury , B. Tschinkel, and B. Thomas, Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology (LISAT) 2011 IEEE 8th Annual Conference, Farmingdale College, NY, May 6, 2011, Article
  5. "Empowering Communities of Disadvantaged Individuals and Locales with Advanced Support and Technologies", J. Coppola, J. Lawler, P. Mosley, B. Thomas, L. Drury, and S. Wexler, Proceedings Faculty Research Network (FRN) 2010 National Symposium: "Engaging Students in the Community and the World", Faculty Research Network, NY, NY, March 2011, Article
  6. "Web of Support: Undergraduate Students Mentoring Low-Income Senior Citizens in Online Networking", S. Wexler, J. Coppola, L. Drury, and B. Thomas, Proceedings Faculty Research Network (FRN) 2010 National Symposium: "Engaging Students in the Community and the World", Faculty Research Network, NY, NY, March 2011, Article
  7. "Brain Games and the Elderly: Improving Cognitive Function using Gerontechnology", W. S. Parry, S. Banerjee, C. O’Shea, J. Coppola, and B. Thomas, Proceedings of the Michael L. Gargano 8th Annual Student-Faculty Research Day, Pace University, White Plains, NY, May 2010, Article
  8. "Community Empowerment and Service Learning Practices through Computer Science Curricula of a Major Metropolitan University",J. Lawler, J. Coppola, S. Feather-Gannon, P. Mosley, and A. Taylor, Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 25(4), 2010, Article
  9. "Case Study: Civic Engagement through Computing Technology", J. Coppola, C. Daniels, S. Feather-Gannon, N. Hale, D. Hayes, R. Kline, P. Mosley, and L. Pennachio, The New York Times and The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition Monograph Series: Civic Engagement in The First-Year of College, June 2008, Article
  10. "Cognitive Assessment: An Analysis of Elderly Cognition in an Intergenerational Computing Program", J. Coppola, B. Thomas, J. Marta, D. Hayes, L. Forman, and Jessica Robinson, Proceedings of the Michael L. Gargano 7th Annual Student-Faculty Research Day, Pace University, White Plains, NY, May 2009, Article
  11. "The Intergenerational Computing Course: Service-Learning, Gerontechnology Research and Computer Literacy", F. Gustavson, and J. Coppola, Proceedings ISECON (Information Systems Education Conference) 2006 Boot Up IS Education Conference, Dallas, TX, November 2006.

Publications in Progress

  1. "Integrating Service-Learning Instruction and Large-Scale Projects for IS/IT Courses", with J. Coppola, C. Daniels, S. Feather-Gannon, N. Hale, P. Mosley, and L. Pennachio, Journal of Information Systems Education.

Presentations

  1. "Gerontechnology at Pace – A Success Story of Teaching and Research Collaboration Among Seidenberg CSIS and CHP Faculty and Students", J. Coppola, S. Wexler, L. Drury, S. Kaufman, T. Bailly and K. Yancopoulos, Pace University 11th Annual Faculty Institute, Pleasantville, NY (May 18, 2012).
  2. "Service Connecting the Classroom & Community via a Real-World IT Service-Learning Project: Impacting Students and Making a Difference in the Senior Community", J. Coppola, L. Drury, S. Wexler, and B. Thomas, Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology (LISAT) 2012 IEEE 9th Annual Conference, Farmingdale College, NY (May 4, 2012), Information
  3. "Interdisciplinary Gerontechnology Program", J. Coppola, S. Wexler, L. Drury, T. Bailly, K. Yancopoulos, Pace University College of Health Professions, Scholarship Day, NY (April 18, 2012).
  4. "Intergenerational Technology Approach: A Nursing Collaboration in Brain Fitness for Older Adults", J. Coppola, S. Wexler, L. Drury, and B. Thomas, Rutgers College of Nursing 30th Annual International Interdisciplinary Technology Conference, Using Technology to Improve HealthCare Globally, New Brunswick, NJ (April 15-18, 2012).
  5. "The Prescription for a Long and Happy Life: Staying Connected in a Digital World", J. Coppola, Brooks Kenny, Neal Cutler, and Sherri Snelling (moderator), American Society on Aging (ASA) Conference, Washington, DC (March 31, 2012).
  6. "Applying Technology to Elders in a Community Framework", J. Coppola, G. Loeb, J. Makowka, and L. Mitchell, American Society on Aging (ASA) Conference, Washington, DC (March 30, 2012).
  7. "Model Interdisciplinary Technology Program: Improved Senior Cognition & College Student Advocacy", J. Coppola, B. Thomas, L. Forman, J. Heyman, and C. Phipps, with American Society on Aging (ASA) Conference, Washington, DC (March 29, 2012)
  8. "An Intergenerational Computer Program Empowering Older Adults Through Learning Technology", J. Coppola, L. Forman, C. Phipps, J. Heyman, and B. Thomas, NYSIGN (New York State Intergenerational Network Westchester Division) 2012 Intergenerational Conference Enhancing Communities: Building Connections through the Generations, Manhattanville College, NY (March 15, 2012).
  9. "A Service-Learning Intergenerational Program: Engaging Older Adults in Computing and Educating Undergraduates on Aging"(ID: 1148200), J. Coppola, S. Wexler, L. Drury, and B. Thomas, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education's (AGHE) 38th Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference, Arlington, VA, (February 23-26, 2012).
  10. Poster Session, "Bridging the Digital Divide: College Students Mentor Seniors via an Interdisciplinary Intergenerational Computer Course: Phase I", L. Drury, S. Wexler, B. Thomas, T. Bailly, and B. Cohen, Mount Sinai Annual Nursing Research Day, The Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Nursing, NYC, NY (December 2011).
  11. "Computer Skills for Healthy Aging: Students Mentoring Older Adults Online", J. Coppola, S. Wexler, L. Drury, and B. Thomas, Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 64th Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA (November 21, 2011), Information
  12. "Service-Learning: New Models of Creative Instruction for Successful Teaching Strategies in the Millennium", Faculty Research Network (FRN) 2011 National Symposium: Emerging Pedagogies for the New Millennium, J. Coppola, D. Larkin, W. Tanna, B. Thomas, and R. Zealand, San Juan, Puerto Rico (November 18-19, 2011), Information
  13. "Best Practies for Senior Center Computer Tutors", Community Technology Network I'm Connected... BTOP Training Talks, J. Coppola, S. Wexler, and B. Thomas, Webinar (November 4, 2011), Presentation
  14. "Successful Aging and Improved Attitudes towards Older Adults via a Community Intergenerational Service-Learning Program", J. Coppola, B. Thomas, J. Heyman, L. Forman, and C. Phipps, 39th Annual Conference of the State Society on Aging of New York (SSANY) Seasons of Change: Promoting the Well-Being of Older Adults in a Challenging Environment, Saratoga Springs, NY (October 26-28, 2011), Information
  15. "Community Empowering Service-Learning Courses through 21st Century Technologies", J. Coppola, S. Feather-Gannon, J. Lawler, and P. Mosley. Proceedings Special Interest Group for Information Technology Education (SIGITE) 12th Annual Conference on IT Education, West Point, NY (October 20-22, 2011), Information
  16. "An Intergenerational Computing Model to Empower Older Adults Part 2", J. Coppola and B. Thomas, American Society on Aging (ASA) MindAlert Speaker 2011 Web Seminar Series: Bringing Brain Fitness to Your Community, (June 2, 2011), Presentation
  17. "An Intergenerational Computing Model to Empower Older Adults Part 1", J. Coppola, L. Drury, and S. Wexler, American Society on Aging (ASA) MindAlert Speaker 2011 Web Seminar Series: Bringing Brain Fitness to Your Community, (May 26, 2011), Presentation
  18. "Service-Learning Computing Courses Assist with Technology Needs in Community Based Organizations Serving Older Adults", J. Coppola, L. Drury, S. Wexler, B. Tschinkel, and B. Thomas, Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology (LISAT) 2011 IEEE 8th Annual Conference, Farmingdale College, NY (May 6, 2011), Information
  19. "Gerontechnology: Interdisciplinary Partnerships to Enhance Technology Literacy for Older Adults", J. Coppola and S. Wexler, Pace University College of Health Professions, Lienhard School of Nursing Scholarship Day, Pleasantville, NY (April 26, 2011).
  20. "Bridging the Gap between Disabled Citizens and Higher Education Students through Adaptive Aging-in-Place Assistive Technologies", J. Coppola, J. Lawler, L. Drury, B. Thomas, and S. Wexler, 22nd Annual National Service-Learning Conference (NSLC) The Time is Now, Atlanta, GA (April 8, 2011), Information
  21. "A Model Service-Learning Intergenerational Technology Program: Perspectives from the Community Partners, Students, and Faculty", J. Coppola, and B. Thomas, 22nd Annual National Service-Learning Conference (NSLC) National Showcase, demonstrating effective practice for service-learning implementation highlighting high-quality program models from across the country and around the world, Atlanta, GA (April 7, 2011), Information
  22. "Engaging Undergraduates with Service-Learning IT Courses", J. Coppola, P. Mosley, S. Feather-Gannon, and J. Lawler, Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE), Virtual Paper (March 9, 2011), Presentation
  23. "Cooperative Community Partnerships: Transforms IT Service-Learning Courses", J. Coppola, L. Drury, B. Thomas, and S. Wexler, Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE), Virtual Paper (March 9, 2011), Presentation
  24. "Gerontechnology Research: Opportunity in a Rapdily Growing Field", J. Coppola, B. Thomas, Pace University Doctor of Professional Studies for Computing Research Seminar, White Plains, NY, (January 2011).
  25. "Empowering Senior Citizens via Intergenerational Computing and Telikin Technology", J. Coppola, L. Drury, Consumer Electronic Show, Las Vegas, NV, (January 2011).
  26. "Crossing the Digital Divide: Enhancing Technology Literacy for Older Adults via Interdisciplinary Partnerships", S. Wexler, L. Drury, J. Coppola, and B. Thomas, Mount Sinai Annual Nursing Research Day, The Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Nursing, NYC, NY, (December 2010). [refereed]
  27. "How Experiential Learning Can Engage Students with the Community", J. Coppola, L. Drury, S. Wexler, and B. Thomas, Faculty Research Network National Symposium: "Engaging Students in the Community and the World", Howard University, Washington, D.C. (November 20, 2010). Presentation
  28. "A Model Service-Learning Program: Moving the Elderly into the Cyber-Generation via an Intergenerational Program", J. Coppola, L. Drury, S. Wexler, and B. Thomas, Read. Write. Act. National Conference 3rd Annual Virtual Conference UNC Chapel Hill, (November 2010). Information [refereed]
  29. "Interdisciplinary Model Service-Learning Project", J. Coppola, L. Drury, and S. Wexler, Pace Tech Expo 2010, (November 2010). Information
  30. "Interdisciplinary Partnerships to Enhance Technology Literacy for Older Adults", S. Wexler, and L. Drury, National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA), Palm Springs, CA (October 2010). [refereed]
  31. "High-Impact Educational Practices", J. Coppola, R. Priluck, J. Rizzo, and R. Wiener, Bringing Theory to Practice Conference: Celebrating our Student Successes, Pace University, NY, NY (October 2010). Information
  32. "Cognitive Fitness for Older Adults via Intergenerational Computing", Healthy Brain Aging, ASA (American Society on Aging) East Coast Conference on Aging, J. Coppola, J. Heyman, B. Thomas, and S. Wexler, Philadelphia, PA (September 2010).
  33. "Incorporating Service-Learning in Higher Education Technology Curriculum: Development, Implementation, and Partnerships", J. Coppola,S. Feather-Gannon, J. Lawler, P. Mosley, and A. Taylor, The 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service, NY, NY (June 2010). [refereed 23% acceptance rate (150 accepted/750+ proposals submitted)]
  34. "Technology Literacy for Older Adults: Crossing the Digital Divide", S. Wexler, L. Drury, and J. Coppola, Geriatric Care in 2010: Quality Across the Continuum, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Roslyn Harbor, NY (May 2010).
  35. "Designing a Service-Learning Course with Passion for Teaching and Enthusiasm for Learning", B. Thomas, J. Coppola, AERT (Association of Educators in Radiologic Technology of the State of New York) Conference, Owego, NY (April 2010). [invited]
  36. "Research to Practice: Maintaining Cognitive Fitness in Older Adults", J. Coppola, J. Friedman, D. Morhardt, and B. Thomas, American Society on Aging (ASA) National Forum on Brain Fitness, ASA Chicago, IL (March 2010). [invited] 
  37. "An Intergenerational Service-Learning Computing Program for Lifelong Learning", J. Coppola, B. Thomas, L. Forman, J. Heyman, C. Phipps, and D. Guishard, Aging in America 2010 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging and the National Council on Aging, Chicago, IL (March 2010). [refereed]
  38. "Building Livable Communities in Second Life: Part II", M. Ganis, D. Guishard, and C. Phipps, Aging in America 2010 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging and the National Council on Aging, Chicago, IL (March 2010). [refereed]
  39. "Intergenerational Gerontechnology", J. Coppola, and B. Thomas, Pace University Doctor of Professional Studies for Computing Research Seminar, White Plains, NY (January 2010).
  40. "Aging in Place: Changing Attitudes via Intergenerational Activities", J. Coppola, and B. Thomas, Fordham University, West Harrison, NY (December 2009).
  41. "Using Technology to Create Intergenerational Experiences", 2010 American Association of Homes & Services for the Aging (AAHSA) Annual Meeting, L. Forman, J. Coppola, and B. Thomas, Chicago, IL (November 2009). [refereed]
  42. "Global Community Service-Learning Partners: Best practices Utilizing Technology as the Tool for Student Learning", J. Coppola, A. Taylor, and J. Lawler, National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) From Planning to Practice: Using and Assessing Technology in Teaching Language, Culture and International Relations Virtual Conference (November 2009).
  43. "Community Empowerment and Service Learning Practices through Computer Science Curricula of a Major Metropolitan University",J. Lawler, J. Coppola, S. Feather-Gannon, P. Mosley, and A. Taylor, Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC) Conference - Eastern Region, Villanova University, PA (October 2009).
  44. "Cognitive Assessment: An Analysis of Elderly Cognition in an Intergenerational Computing Program", J. Robinson, J. Coppola, and B. Thomas, Proceedings of the Michael L. Gargano 7th Annual Student-Faculty Research Day, Pace University, White Plains, NY (May 2009).
  45. "Service-Learning Research with Intergenerational Gerontechnology", J. Coppola, B. Thomas, Pace University Doctor of Professional Studies for Computing Research Seminar, White Plains, NY (May 2009).
  46. "Educating Students on Service Learning in Schools of Computer Science and Information Systems: Successful Techniques and Tips", J. Lawler, J. Coppola, P. Mosley, R. Kline, A. Taylor, J. Hill, and M. Murphy, 2009 Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) Conference, Uncasville, CT (April 2009). [refereed]
  47. "Minds Intertwine for Successful Aging", J. Coppola, B. Thomas, L. Forman, J. Heyman, C. Phipps, and D. Guishard, 2009 American Society on Aging MindAlert Luncheon, Las Vegas, NV (March 2009). [invited] Presentation
  48. "Growing Community Partnerships with Gerotechnology", J. Coppola, B. Thomas, L. Forman, and J. Heyman, Aging in America 2009 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging and the National Council on Aging, Las Vegas, NV (March 2009). [refereed]
  49. "IG Liveable Communities in Second Life", M. Ganis, C. Phipps, D. Guishard, and J. Coppola, Aging in America 2009 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging and the National Council on Aging, Las Vegas, NV (March 2009). [refereed]
  50. "Building Digital Bridges via Intergenerational Gerontechnology", J. Coppola, B. Thomas, Pace University Doctor of Professional Studies for Computing Research Seminar, White Plains, NY, (February 2009).
  51. "Web-Based Tools for Teaching", J. Coppola, S. Feather-Gannon, and P. Mosley, Today's Students Tomorrow's Teachers (TSTT),Career Development Workshop: The Caring, Competent, Qualified Teacher, West Harrison, NY (January 2009).
  52. "Effects of a Civic Engagement Gerotechnology Opportunity on Older Adults via Multidisciplinary Community Partnerships", J. Coppola, and B. Thomas, 61st Gerontological Society of America Resilience in an Aging Society: Risks and Opportunities Conference, National Harbor, MD (November 2008). [refereed]
  53. "Empowering Older Adults for Successful Aging: Community Partnerships with Intergenerational Gerontechnology ", J. Coppola, L. Forman, B. Thomas, J. Heyman, C. Phipps, and D. Guishard, New York State Office of Aging (NYSOFA), Empowering Communities for Successful Aging: Housing, Neighborhood Supports and Services, Saratoga Springs, NY (November 2008). [refereed]
  54. "Teaching and Learning with Technology", J. Coppola, S. Feather-Gannon, and P. Mosley, Today's Students Tomorrow's Teachers (TSTT),Technology: Tools for Learning and Teaching, West Harrison, NY (November 2008).
  55. "The Role of Service-Learning Computing Courses for All Students: Fostering Community Involvement", J. Coppola, S. Feather-Gannon, R. Kline, J. Lawler, and A. Taylor, NITLE (National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education) Service-Learning and Social Justice Programs: The Role of Technology, Swarthmore, PA (October 2008). [invited]
  56. "Intergenerational Computing for Healthy Aging: A Case Study ", J. Coppola, B. Thomas, and J. Heyman, State Society on Aging of New York (SSA) 36th Annual Conference, The Road to the Future: Healthy Aging & Mental Health, Saratoga Springs, NY (October 2008). [invited]
  57. "Intergenerational Strategies", N. Henkin, D. Butts, K. Brabazon, and J. Coppola, New York Southern Area Aging Network (NY-SAAN) 2008 Aging Network Conference, Cutting Edge Approaches: Recruitment Retention, Retooling, Policy/Advocacy – Sizing up the Workforce for the Elderboom, NY, (September 2008). [invited]
  58. "Service-Learning: Broad Perspectives Across the Curriculum and Around the Country", with S. Feather-Gannon, L. Keane, M. LaBare, A. Wingfield, and S. Garnet, Pace University 7th Annual Faculty Institute The Ways We Teach, The Ways We Learn, Pleasantville, NY (May 2008).
  59. "Co-Learning Opportunities: Integrating Service-Learning Technologies (SLT) into Undergraduate Courses ", J. Coppola, P. Mosley, B. Thomas, and S. Garnet, Lilly-East Conference on College and University Teaching, University of Delaware, Newark, DE (April 2008). [refereed]
  60. "Gerontechnology: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Bridging the Digital Divide", J. Coppola, and B. Thomas, Pace University Doctor of Professional Studies for Computing Research Seminar, White Plains, NY, (April 2008).
  61. "Viewing the Body through the Eyes of Gerontechnology: Old Dogs CAN Learn New Tricks", B. Thomas, and J. Coppola, AERT (Association of Educators in Radiologic Technology of the State of New York) Conference, Binghamton, NY (April 2008). [invited]
  62. "Community Empowerment through Information Systems and Technologies", J. Lawler, J. Hill, P. Mosley, J. Coppola, and A. Taylor, 2008 Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) Conference, Brooklyn, NY (March 2008). [refereed]
  63. "Service-Learning Courses: A Multi-Perspective Outlook ", J. Coppola, S. Feather-Gannon, P. Mosley, A. Taylor, and D. Hayes, 27th Annual Research Conference: Organizational Systems Research Association (OSRA), Columbia, SC (February 2008).
  64. "First-Year Civic Engagement: Sound Foundations for College, Citizenship and Democracy", M. LaBare, J. Coppola, A. Wingfield, R. Moayedi, and J. Doherty, Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Intentional Learning, Unscripted Challenges: Knowledge and Imagination for an Interdependent World AACU, Washington, DC (January 2008). Presentation
  65. "Alternate Paths to University Positions: Women’s Choice", S. Merritt, C. Dwyer, B. Houle, J. Coppola, and P. Mosley, Faculty Research Network National Symposium: "Advancing Women and the Underrepresented in the Academy", Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC (November 2007) .
  66. "Technology: A Growing Market in Aging Services", Where are the Job$? Where’s the Money? Strictly Business in the Age of Aging, Career Seminar, J. Coppola, and B. Thomas, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY (October 2007).
  67. "Model Intergenerational Computing Program through Community Partnerships", J. Coppola, L. Forman, C. Phipps, and B. Thomas, Generations United Conference, Washington, D.C. (July 2007).
  68. "Gerontechnology: Aspects Worth Exploring", J. Coppola, and B. Thomas, Pace University Doctor of Professional Studies for Computing Research Seminar, White Plains, NY, (May 2007).
  69. "A Model Intergenerational Gerontechnology Program: Bridging the Digital Divide through Community Partnerships!", J. Coppola, L. Forman, and B. Thomas, Livable Communities: A Vision for All Ages Showcase, White Plains, NY (March 2007).
  70. "The Dissertation, Dissertation Process, and Expertise", J. Coppola, and B. Thomas, Pace University Doctor of Professional Studies for Computing Research Seminar, White Plains, NY, (March 2007).
  71. "Surging Ahead with Gerontech and Intergenerational Computing!", J. Coppola, F. Gustavson, B. Thomas, and L. Forman, The Westchester Alliance of Academic Institutions for Aging Related Studies and Workforce Development, Show & Tell: Latest Developments on the EncourAGING Front, New Rochelle, NY (September, 2006).
  72. "Gerontech Memoirs", P. Mosley, J. Coppola, and S. Garnet, The Westchester Alliance of Academic Institutions for Aging Related Studies and Workforce Development, Show & Tell: Latest Developments on the EncourAGING Front, New Rochelle, NY (September 2006).
  73. "Pilot Study in Gerontechnology: Bridging the Digital Divide for the Elderly through Intergenerational Computing", J. Coppola, B. Thomas, F. Gustavson, L. Forman, and C. Phipps, IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology 2006 International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS`06), Flushing (New York City), NY, (June 2006). [juried]
  74. "The Power of Aging and Technology", B. Thomas, and J. Coppola, Women’s History Month Luncheon, at SUNY Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY, (March 2006) [invited]
  75. "Gerontechnology Research", J. Coppola, and B. Thomas, Pace University Doctor of Professional Studies Research Seminar, White Plains, NY, (March 2006).
  76. "Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks Through Intergenerational Computing", B. Thomas, and J. Coppola, 38th Annual League for Innovations 2006 Conference, Atlanta, GA, (March 2006).