Ramona R. Santa Maria, is an assistant professor in the Computer Information Systems Department at Buffalo State College (SUNY). Her Ph.D. is in social foundations from the University at Buffalo.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Employment Expectations: Urban High School Students Narrate the Possible Outcomes Associated with Learning Classroom Technology

A collection of urban high school student narratives that answered the following question: “Tell me how learning technology now will affect your future?”

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Technology Shifts Equate with New Challenges: Digital Immigrants, Digital Natives, and Classroom Technology Use in Urban Schools

Urban teachers share the gaps, obstacles, and successes that occur in the classroom as a result of technology use.

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Schools and the Hybrid Technologist: A “New” Employment Arena that Straddles both White- and Blue-collar Positions

An emphasis on computer technology skill-set within school curriculum prepares students for semi-skilled hybrid positions that straddle both white- and blue- collar employment.

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Representations of Gender in the “Get a Mac” Ad Campaign

This paper undertakes a media analysis of Apple's "Get a Mac" commercials and the way they represent gender.

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The Computer is Human: A Media Analysis of the “Get a Mac” Campaign

Computer technology is invested with human characteristics and personalities in this analysis Apple's recent (2006-10) "Get a Mac" advertising campaign.

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A Study of Students’ Perception of Computer Education: Lack of Interest in STEM Fields for Female Students

A mitigating factor that influences a lack of interest in computer education is gender. This study evaluates perceptions of students in an Introductory Computer courses at Buffalo State College.

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