Sylvia Tiala

Ph. D.

Office: 225D Communication Technologies
Phone: 715/232-5619


  • Ph. D. Industrial Education and Technology
    • Dissertation: Virtual reality in the k-12 classroom
    • Iowa State University
  • M.S. Industrial Education and Technology
    • Thesis: A Comparison of traditional, simulation, and virtual reality training methods
    • Iowa State University
  • B.S. Industrial Education
    • St. Cloud State University

Courses Taught

Assistant Professor

EDUC 210- Impacts of Technology on Learning

TECED 380- Design for Industry

EDUC 170- Video Games and Simulations in Educational Environments 

TECED 160- Introduction to Technology Education 

TECED 340- Middle School Technology Education

TECED 360- Pre-Student Teaching in Technology Education

TECED 460- Advanced Curriculum Methods & Assessment in Tech Ed.

TECED 409- Supervising student teachers

TECED 409- Student Teaching Seminar

TCS 304- Communication and Information Systems

Licensure/ Certificates

  • State of Iowa
    • Master Educator License
    • Industrial Technology
  •  Project Lead the Way Training Completed:
    • Gateway to Technology--Milwaukee School of Engineering
    • Introduction to Engineering Design--Milwaukee School of Engineering
    • Gateway to Technology--Purdue
    • Digital Electronics--University of Illinois/Champaign-Urbana