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Mark Halvorson, Ph.D.

Sessional Instructor of TWU Extension

  • Biography

    Mark Halvorson worked as a Web Designer, Web Architect, Director of Web Communications. He has taught design courses in typography, iconography and graphic design systems. Currently, he teaches courses in the areas of organizational development and leadership communication. His primary research concern is curriculum design theory.

  • Education

    B.F.A. (Simon Fraser University)

    B. Ed. (University of British Columbia)

    M.A. (Trinity Western University)

    Ph. D. (cand.) (Simon Fraser University)

  • Recent Publications

    Halvorson, M.  (2011).  Revealing the Technological Irresponsibility in Curriculum Design: An essay review of Tyler's Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction.  (1). 

    Grimmett, P.P., & Halvorson, M.  (2010).  From understanding to creating curriculum: The case for the co-evolution of re-conceptualized design with re-conceptualized curriculum.  (1). 

  • Courses Taught at TWU

    LDRS 410: Methods and Mediums of Persuasive Communication and Positive Influence

    LDRS 310: The Learning Organization

    ART 363/COMM 383: Format & Layout Design

    ART 362/COMM 382: Symbol & Typography Design

    ART 361/COMM 381: Imaging & Illustration Design

    ART 280: 3D Design

    ART 250: Fundamentals of Digital Design




School of Graduate Studies, and Extension

Department or Program:

MA Leadership, and BA Leadership
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