Dr. John R. Kallis : CAL U

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Dr. John R. Kallis


  • B.S.: Industrial Arts Education, California State College
  • M.Ed.: Industrial Arts Education, California State College
  • D.Ed.: Educational Communication Technology, University of Pittsburgh
  • Blackboard certified
  • Quality Matters certified


Dr. John Kallis is currently the dean of the Eberly College of Science and Technology. He has taught in the technology education, graphic and multimedia technology, and multimedia technology programs in the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology at Cal U for the past 27 years. Dr. Kallis has 36 years of teaching and industry experience in print publishing, networking, computer platforms/apps, digital communications and electronic media.

Dr. Kallis serves as a technology consultant and teaches in the areas of

  • technology education,
  • audio/video production, web publishing,
  • digital communications,
  • educational apps,
  • use of web technology for faculty professional development, and
  • robotic technology education.

Dr. Kallis is President of the Technology and Engineering Education Association of Pennsylvania (TEEAP), is a member of Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT) and the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA).


  • 2009 Distinguished Service Citation from Epsilon Pi Tau, International honorary society for professionals in technology.
  • 2008 Faculty Professional Development Award in the use of technology in the classroom from Cal U.

Current Selected Publications and Presentations


  • Association for Advancement of Computing Education (AACE). Creating Enhanced Hybrid Podcasting with Section 508. Fall 2009, Volume 4, pp. 1703-1708


  • Problem-solving using ROBOTC and Gaming Apps
  • TeleRobotics: The Internet the Physical Sensor
  • Teaching STEM Concepts with Agile Robotics
  • Robotics with STEM
  • Roadmap to Mechatronics Engineering Technology
  • Web 2.0 and 3.0 Technologies
  • Junk Bots to Robots
  • Web 2.0 Apps -- Learning Environments
  • Podcasting



Research Areas

  • STEM development course work
  • Research and implement educaitonal apps
  • Mechatronics Engineering Technology
  • Robotic Technology Education
  • Partnership Grants

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Applied Engineering and Technology

Academic Program(s)

  • B.S. Technology Education