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Contact Information

Academic School

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences


Donnelly 252



845-575-300, ext. 2633


Dr. Kathleen (Katya) Vigil

Assistant Professor of Education


Dr. Vigil worked as an ESL teacher, middle school language arts teacher, and instructional technology teacher for K-8 students before joining the faculty of Marist in 2013.  She teaches the undergraduate pre-service teachers how to use technology effectively and works with graduate students in the areas of assessment and in constructing their online Capstone Portfolios. 

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EdD, Curriculum and Teaching with a specialization in Educational Media & Technology, Boston University
MEd, Cultural Diversity & Curriculum Reform, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
BA, International Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Research Interests / Areas of Focus

Transmedia materials

Instructional design

Wearable technologies

Selected Publications

Kumar, S. & Vigil, K. (2011). The Net Generation as Preservice Teachers: Transferring Familiarity with New Technologies to Educational Environments. In Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education Volume 27 2011 (pp. 144-153). Eugene, OR: ISTE.

Kumar, S. & Vigil, K. (2010). Pre-service Teachers’ Perspectives on Web 2.0 Integration in Teacher Education Courses. In Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (pp. 1908-1913). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Selected Presentations

"Build Transmedia Materials to Connect Analog and Digital Worlds." Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference, March 2018

“Educational Technology for English Language Learners.”  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, November 2017

“Respecting Copyright in Teaching and Learning.” Professional Development for Red Hook Central Schools, November 2017

“Collaborative Web 2.0 Tools for Student Engagement.” Faculty Workshop, Marist College, March 2016

Awards and Honors

Certificate of Recognition from Special Services, Marist College, 2014