Mark Frydenberg

  • Senior Lecturer, Computer Information Systems
  • Author and Technology Educator, Cengage Learning
  • MS Northeastern University

Teaching Interests

Computing Concepts
Web Application Development
Web Trends and Technologies

Research Interests

Teaching and learning with Emerging Technologies
E-Learning
Collaboration tools
Web 2.0

Consulting/Practice Interests

New and Emerging Technologies for Teaching;
Faculty Training and Education around Technology

Bio

Mark's professional interests include learning and teaching with new technologies. He is the director of the CIS Learning and Technology Sandbox (http://cis.bentley.edu/sandbox) and is a frequent speaker on teaching with web based tools and new technologies.

Professional Links

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Information Technology Professionals
  • International Association for the Development of the Information Society
  • Information Systems & Computing Academic Professionals
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2020, Meritorious Writing Award, ISCAP
  • 2020, Bentley Innovation in Teaching Award, Bentley University
  • 2020, Best in Track Award, Online Learning Consortium Innovate! Conference
  • 2018, Meritorious Writing Award, EDSIG Conference
  • 2018, Best Paper Award, 2018 IEEE 18th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT)
  • 2017, Distinguished Paper, EDSIG Con
  • 2017, Best Paper, EDSIG Con
  • 2016, Best Case Study 2016, AITP / EDSIG / ISCAP
  • 2015, Meritorious Paper Award, EDSIGCon
  • 2014, Distinguished Writing Award, Information Systems Education Conference / AITP
  • 2013, Meritorious Writing Award, Information Systems Education Conference / AITP
  • 2012, Innovation in Teaching Award 2012, Bentley University
  • 2012, ISECON Meritorious Writing Awards 2012, Association of Information Technology Professionals
  • 2010, ISECON Distinguished Paper Award, ISECON
  • 2010, Key Note Speaker, IADIS Conference on Internet and World Wide Web
  • 2009, Distinguished Paper Award, ISECON
  • 2009, Distinguished Paper Award, ISECON
  • 2007, Bentley College Study Abroad Photo Contest, First Prize. 2007. Award given to faculty, staff, or students for photos that capture the essence of a country visited while on travel for the college.
  • 2007, Bentley Education Abroad International Photo Contest, First Place
  • 2007, ISECON Meritorious Writing Award
  • 2007, Rauch Grant
  • 2006, Bentley Innovation in Teaching Award, 2006.
  • 2006, Bentley Rauch Faculty Enrichment Fund Grant
  • 2006, Service Learning Curriculum Development Award for "The Katrina Course"
  • 2005, Bentley Faculty Publication Award
  • 2005, Bentley Innovation in Teaching Award
  • 2005, Bentley Rauch Faculty Enrichment Fund Grant
  • 2005, Information Systems Educator's Conference Meritorious Writing Award
  • 2004, Bentley Faculty Publication Award
  • 2000, Bentley Faculty Publication Award
  • 1999, Bentley College, Innovation in Teaching Award
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Xu, J., Frydenberg, M. E. (2021). Python Programming in an IS Curriculum: Perceived Relevance and Outcomes. Information Systems Education Journal, (19) 4 37-54.
  • Mentzer, K., Frydenberg, M. E., Yates, D. J. (2020). Teaching Applications and Implications of Blockchain via Project-Based Learning: A Case Study. Information Systems Education Journal, (18) 6 57-98. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2020). A Virtual Reality Project for Collaborative Global Learning. The Teaching Professor. (Link)
  • Yates, D. J., Frydenberg, M. E., Waguespack, L. J., McDermott, I., OConnell, J., Chen, F., Babb, J. S. (2019). Dotting i’s and Crossing T’s: Integrating Breadth and Depth in an Undergraduate Cybersecurity Course. Information Systems Education Journal, (17) 6 41-62. (Link)
  • OConnell, J., Frydenberg, M. E. (2019). Building the Physical Web: A Campus Tour Using Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons. ISEDJ, (Information Systems Education Journal) v17 n5 (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Xu, J. (2019). Easy as Py: A First Course in Python with a Taste of Data Analytics. Information Systems Education Journal, (17) 4 4-15. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2018). Enhancing and Transforming Global Learning Communities with Augmented Reality. Journal of Information Systems Education, (29) 1 37-44. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Yates, D. J., Kukesh, J. S. (2018). Sprint, then Fly: Teaching Agile Methodologies with Paper Airplanes. Information Systems Education Journal, (16) 5 22-36. (Link)
  • Andone, D., Frydenberg, M. E. (2017). EXPERIENCES IN ONLINE COLLABORATIVE LEARNING WITH AUGMENTED REALITY. Central and Eastern European Online Library, (Conference proceedings of >>eLearning and SOftware for Education<<) 2017 8. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2016). Game Development as a Pathway to Information Technology Literacy. Information Systems Education Journal.
  • Frydenberg, M. E., VanderClock, W. B. (2016). Acclimating Students to Technology in the First-Year College Experience. Information Systems Education Journal. 14n1 28-34. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2016). Creating micro-videos to demonstrate technology learning and digital literacy. Interactive Technology and Smart Education Journal. 13:4 261-273.
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2015). Achieving digital literacy through game development: an authentic learning experience. Interactive Technology and Smart Education, (12) 4 256-269. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2015). Introducing Big Data Concepts in an Introductory Technology Course. Information Systems Education Journal, (ISECON) 13 N5 12-25. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Charlebois, C., Hentschel, N. (2014). Swipe In, Tap Out: Advancing Student Entrepreneurship in the CIS Sandbox. ISEDJ, (ISECON) 12 1. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2013). Flipping Excel. Information Systems Education Journal, (11) 1 63-73. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2013). Creating a collaborative learning community in the CIS Sandbox. Interactive Technology and Smart Education, (10) 1 49-62. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2013). Technology Tools for Authentic Learning. NBEA (National Business Educator's Association) Business Education Forum, (67) 2
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Miko, J. (2011). Taking it to the Top: A Lesson in Search Engine Optimization. Information Systems Education Journal, (9) 1 22-40. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2010). Two Screens and an Ocean: Collaborating Across Continents and Cultures with Web-based Tools. Information Systems Education Journal, (8) 55 12. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Press, L. (2010). From Computer Literacy to Web 2.0 Literacy: Teaching and Learning Information Technology Concepts Using Web 2.0 Tools. Information Systems Education Journal, (8) 10 18. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2008). Wikis as a Tool for Collaborative Course Management. MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Technology, (4) 2 1690181. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2008). Using Web 2.0 Tools: Making the Internet Participatory and Dynamic. Elearning! Magazine, (6) Spring, 2008 (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2008). Slickr: A Multi-Tiered Web Development Capstone Project Using Databases, Web Services, and AJAX. Information Systems Education Journal, (6) 37 15. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2008). Principles and Pedagogy: The Two Ps of Podcasting in the Information Technology Classroom. Information Systems Education Journal, (6) 6 3-11. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2007). Teaching and Learning Information Technology with Mobile Devices. IADIS International Journal of Internet /WWW, (4) 2 34-45. (Link)
  • Davi, A., Frydenberg, M. E., Gulati, G. J. (2007). Blogging Across the Disciplines: Integrating Technology to Enhance Liberal Learning. MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, (3) 3 222-233. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Davi, A. (2006). Integrating Liberal Learning Principles into the Information Technology Classroom. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, (2) 3 195-204. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2006). Podcasting goes to college. SmartPhone and Pocket PC Magazine. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2006). Wearing Software Hats: Teaching Technology through Software Interactions. Information Systems Education Journal, (4) 27 (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2005). Technology to Go. Higher Learning Magazine. July/August 2005 (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Richardson, C. (2005). College Students Trade Textbooks for Pocket PCs. Pocket PC Magazine. July 2005 (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Kamis, A., Topi, H. (2005). Upgrading IT 101 with Handheld Computers. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, (16) Sept. 2005 494-516. (Link)
  • Whewell, E., Caldwell, H., Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (). Changemakers as Digital Makers: Connecting and Co-creating. Education and Information Technologies, (Springer) Forthcoming.
  • Andone, D., Frydenberg, M. E. (). Exploring Students Cultural Experiences in an International Learning Project Using Digital Reality--Talktech. .

    Books


  • Stair, R., Reynolds, G., Bryant, J., Frydenberg, M. E., Greenberg, H., Schell, G. (2020). Principles of information systems. 14Boston: Cengage Learning (Link)
  • Clemens, B., Hooper, R., Frydenberg, M. E., Freund, S., Ruffolo, L., Ciampa, M., Campbell, J. (2019). Technology for Success. Cengage
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Vermaat, M., Seebok, S., Freund, S., Campbell, J. (2016). Discovering Computers 2017. 736. Boston, MA: Cengage (Link)
  • Vermaat, M., Sebok, S., Freund, S., Campbell, J., Frydenberg, M. E. (2015). Discovering Computers 2016: Tools, Apps, Devices, and the Impact of Technology. 828. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning (Link)
  • Vermaat, M., Freund, S., Sebok, S., Campbell, J., Frydenberg, M. E. (2014). Discovering Computers 2015 Enhanced Edition. New York: Cengage
  • Vermaat, M., Campbell, J., Freund, S., Frydenberg, M. E., Sebok, S. (2013). Discovering Computers 2014. Boston, MA: Cengage
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Shelly, G. (2012). Web 2.0 Concepts and Applications. Boston, MA: Cengage
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Shelly, G. (2010). Web 2.0 Concepts and Applications. 264. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning (Link)

  • Book Chapters


  • Stair, R., Reynolds, G., Frydenberg, M. E., , O. (2020). Principles of Information Systems 14th Edition In , (Eds.) . 14Cenage
  • Clemens, B., Hooper, R., Frydenberg, M. E., Freund, S., Ruffolo, L., Ciampa, M., Campbell, J. (2019). Technology for Success In , (Eds.) .
  • Andone, D., Frydenberg, M. E. (2019). Creating Virtual Reality in a Business and Technology Educational Context In tom Dieck, M. Claudia, Jung, Timothy, (Eds.) Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality: The Power of AR and VR for Business. 147-159. Springer (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2017). Effective Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Informal Learning Spaces In Graham Walton and Graham Matthews, (Eds.) Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University: Its Place in the Digital World. 208. Ashgate (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2015). Considering Big Data in the Business Education Curriculum In , (Eds.) NBEA Yearbook. NBEA Forthcoming.
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2013). Aligning Open, Physical, and Virtual Spaces in the CIS Sandbox In Tobias Ley, Mart Laanpere, (Eds.) Open and Social Technologies for Networked Learning. New York: Springer Publications
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Miko, J. (2012). FIRST ON THE LIST: Search Engine Optimization Contests as Authentic Learning In Pedro Isaias, Dirk Ifenthaler, Kinshuk, Sampson, J. Michael G. Spector and J. Michael Spector, (Eds.) Towards Learning and Instruction in Web 3.0. Advances in Cognitive and Educational Psychology. 193-209. New York: Springer Publications (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2010). Teaching and Learning Information Technology through the Lens of Web 2.0 In Mark J.W. Lee (Charles Sturt University, Australia); Catherine McLoughlin (Australian Catholic University, Australia), (Eds.) Web 2.0-Based E-Learning: Applying Social Informatics for Tertiary Teaching. 128-148. Hershey, PA: IGI Global (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2004). Excel Lab Exercises In Snyder, Lawrence, (Eds.) . Massachusetts: Adison Wesley
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2004). Using JBuilder 8 In , (Eds.) . 1000. El Granada, CA: Scott/Jones, Inc

  • Cases


    Mentzer, K., Galante, Z., Frydenberg, M. E. (2021). Bracketology: Predicting Winners from Music March MadnessISCAP, (EDSIG Conference 2021) v7 n5580 (Link)Frydenberg, M. E., Sultan, J., VanderClock, W. B. (2021). Interacting with Bloomberg Terminal from an Information Technology PerspectiveISCAP, (2021 Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference) v 7 n5608 (Link)Frydenberg, M. E. (2016). Ding Dong, You've Got Mail! A Teaching Case for the Internet of ThingsEDSIG / ISCAP, (Proceedngs of EDSIG Con) 2/4221 (Link)

    Conference Proceedings


  • Frydenberg, M. E.Xu, J. (2018). Easy as Py: A First Course in Python with a Taste of Data Analytics ISCAP, (2018 Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference) v4 n4614 12. (Link)
  • OConnell, J.Frydenberg, M. E. (2018). Building the Physical Web: A Campus Tour Using Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons ISCAP, (2018 Proceedings of the EDSDIG Conference) v4 n4613 (Link)
  • Andone, D.Frydenberg, M. E. (2014). Becoming Creative Creators: Simulating a Global Workplace using Computational Thinking Practices Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, (EdMedia 2014)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2014). Student Learning in the CIS Studio Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, (EdMedia 2014)
  • Frydenberg, M. E.Andone, D. (2014). TOOLBOX 2.0: WEB-BASED OER FOR CONNECTIVISM LEARNING Romanian Advanced Distributed Learning Association, (Elearning and Software for Education)
  • Syvanen, A.Frydenberg, M. E.Poutanen, J.Turunen, M.Walton, G. (2014). Interactive and Engaging Social Learning Spaces for Collaboration Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, (EdMedia 2014)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2013). Fostering Entrepreneurship in the CIS Sandbox Information Systems Education Journal, (11) 3 35-41. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2013). Drinking from the Fire Hose: Tools for Teaching Big Data Concepts in the Introductory IT Classroom ISECON / AITP, (ISECON)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2013). Peer Tutoring in the CIS Sandbox: Does it Work? IADIS, (IADIS MultiConference on Computer Science and Information Systems)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2013). Tools for Training in a Flipped Classroom SALT, (Society for Applied Learning Technology)
  • Frydenberg, M. E.Ifenthaler, D. (2013). Lessons Learned from Teaching in a Flipped Classroom AECT, (Association for Educational Communications and Technology)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2012). Creating a Collaborative Learning Community in the CIS Sandbox IADIS, (IADIS E-Learning Conference 2012)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2012). Creating a Collaborative Learning Community in the CIS Sandbox Proceedings of the IADIS Multi-Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems. 7.
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2012). Flipping Excel AITP, (29) 1914 (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2011). The Silver Lining: A Teaching Case Using Google Docs to Illustrate Cloud Computing Concepts Association of Information Technology Professionals, (Information Systems Educators' Conference)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2011). Welcome to Class! Please Take out your Cell Phones! SALT, (Society for Applied Learning Technology Interactive Technologies Conference)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2011). Welcome to Class! Please Take out your Cell Phones! Campus Technology, (Campus Technology Conference)
  • Frydenberg, M. E.Andone, D. (2011). Who Are These People, And How Do We Work Together? Creating An Environment For Global Collaboration With Information And Communication Technologies IADIS, (Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Systems)
  • Frydenberg, M. E.Andone, D. (2011). Across Continents: Using Web Based Collaboration Tools for Learning IEEE, (International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies)
  • Frydenberg, M. E.Andone, D. (2011). Learning for 21st Century Skills IEEE, (International Conference on Information Society)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2010). Keeping Up with Technology Society for Applied Learning and Technology, (Society for Applied Learning and Technology Interactive Technologies Conference)
  • Frydenberg, M. E.Miko, J. (2010). SEO Contests as Authentic Learning IADIS, (Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in a Digital Age)
  • Frydenberg, M. E.Miko, J. (2010). Taking it to the Top: A Lesson in Search Engine Optimization AITP, (Information Systems Educators' Conference)
  • Frydenberg, M. E.Andone, D. (2009). Two Screens and an Ocean: Collaborating Across Continents and Cultureswith Web-Based Tools , (Information Systems Education Conference)
  • Frydenberg, M. E.Andone, D. (2009). Engaging Digital Students in Global Learning: A Conversation in Multimedia, Technology, and Culture , (IADIS International Conference: e-Learning 2009)
  • Frydenberg, M. E.Press, L. (2009). From Computer Literacy to Web 2.0 Literacy: Teaching IT Concepts with Web 2.0 Tools , (Information Systems Education Conference)
  • Andone, D.Frydenberg, M. E. (2009). One idea, One Ocean, Two Countries and Tens of Students... the Implications of Virtual Mobilities , (IADIS Cognition and Exploratory Learning in a Digital Age)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2008). Programming Without Programming: Learning Mashups and Web 2.0 in the Information Technology Classroom , (IADIS E-Learning)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2007). Slickr: A Capstone Web Develoment Project using ASP.NET, Web Services, and AJAX , (ISECON)
  • Chan, A.Frydenberg, M. E.Lee, M. (2007). Facilitating Cross-Cultural Learning through Collaborative SkypeCasting , (ACM SIGITE)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2006). Creating Learning Spaces for Mobile Devices in the Information Technology Classroom , (IADIS International Conference: Mobile Learning 2006)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2005). Wearing Software Hats: Teaching Introductory Technology Through Software Interactions , (ISECON)

  • Conference Papers


  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2021). Converging Digital Literacy through Virtual RealityIEEE Frontiers in Education Conference. 7. (Link)
  • Andone, D., Frydenberg, M. E. (2021). Adapting Project-Based Learning through Virtual Mobilities in Pandemic Times-TalkTech Project RevisitedIEEE, 2021 International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT),. 3. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Mentzer, K., , . (2020). From Engagement to Empowerment: Project-Based Learning in Python Coding CourseInformation Systems & Computing Academic Professionals, EDSIG Conference. 2473 16. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2019). Exploring Students Cultural Experience in an International Learning Project using Digital Reality.EDEN. 10-18. (Link) Forthcoming.
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2019). Does Creating Shared Projects in Virtual Reality Capture Students’ Interest in Technology? An International Project in STEM Education.IEEE. 311-315.
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Lorenz, B. (2019). Lizards in the Street! Introducing Cybersecurity Awareness in a Digital Literacy ContextISCAP, 5. 4936 13. (Link)
  • Mentzer, K., Frydenberg, M. E., Yates, D. J. (2019). Teaching Applications and Implications of Blockchain via Project-Based Learning: A Case StudyEDSIG, EDSIGCon Proceedings. (Link)
  • Andone, D., Vert, S., Frydenberg, M. E., Vasiu, R. (2018). Open Virtual Reality Project to Improve Students' SkillsIEEE, 2018 IEEE 18th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT). (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2018). Creating Virtual Reality Artefacts to Enhance and Transform Digital LearningAssociation for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE),, Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology. 1543-1552. (Link)
  • Yates, D. J., Frydenberg, M. E., Waguespack, L. J., McDermott, I., OConnell, J., Chen, F., Babb, J. (2018). Dotting i's and Crossing T's: Integrating Breadth and Depth in an Undergraduate Cybersecurity CourseISEDJ, 2018 Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference. v4 n4654 21. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2017). Enhancing and Transforming Global Learning Communities with Augmented RealityISCAP, 2017 Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference. v3 n4335 (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Yates, D. J., Kukesh, J. S. (2017). Sprint, then Fly: Teaching Agile Methodologies with Paper AirplanesEDSIG, EDSIGCon Proceedings. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2017). Collaborative Learning about Augmented Reality from Technology and Business PerspectivesIEEE Xplore Digital Library, Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT), 2017 IEEE 17th International Conference on.
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2017). EXPERIENCES IN ONLINE COLLABORATIVE LEARNING WITH AUGMENTED REALITY, The International Scientific Conference eLearning and Software for Education;. 2 239-246.
  • Andone, D., Frydenberg, M. E. (2016). Enhancing Creativity and Opening Up Learning Through Virtual MobilitiesEuropean Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN), EDEN 25th Annual Conference. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2016). Creating Games as Authentic Learning in the Information Technology ClassroomInternational Association for the Development of the Information Society, IADIS 9th International Conference on e-Learning.
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2015). Social Media, Online Collaboration, and Mobile Devices: Tools for Demonstrating Digital LiteracyAssociation for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015. 6-15. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2015). Game Development as a Pathway to Information Technology LiteracyEDSIG, EDSIGCon Proceedings. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., VanderClock, W. B. (2015). Acclimating Students to Technology in the First-Year College Experience, EDSIGCon Proceedings. (Link)
  • Andone, D., Frydenberg, M. E. (). Co-creating with TalkTech: Developing Attributes through International Digital Collaborative ProjectsIEEE, EDUCON2021 – IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference. Forthcoming.

  • Other(s)


  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2011). MySchoolAppMicrosoft Corporation. (Link)
  • Presentations

  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2021). “CARRYING IT FORWARD: INNOVATIONS FROM MOVING A LEARNING SPACE ONLINE DURING THE PANDEMIC” Presented at the EdTech World Forum EdTech World Forum London (Virtural)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2021). “Bring Active Learning to Your Classroom!” Presented at the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs 7th International Conference on Innovation in Education” Greece
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D., Whewell, E., Caldwell, H. (2021). “ENHANCING DIGITAL COMPETENCES WITH CO-CREATION” Presented at the EDULearn 13th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies Virtual
  • Andone, D., Frydenberg, M. E. (2021). “Co-creating with TalkTech: Developing attributes through international digital collaborative projects” Presented at the IEEE EDUCON Global Engineering Education Conference Vienna Austria and Virtual
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Merritt, D. (2021). “On the Rebound: Innovations from Two Learning Sandboxes During the Pandemic” Presented at the EDUCause EDUCause Philadelphia
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2020). “Engaging students through technology – what works from the teacher’s perspective?” Presented at the Future EdTech Future EdTech London
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Caldwell, H. (2020). “Artificial realities for connecting classrooms” Presented at the Technology & Pedagogy Education Association British Educational Technology and Teaching (Bett) London
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Leary, R., Gore, J., Cortuk, F., Scott, J. (2020). “How is student experience changing during COVID-19 outbreak?” Presented at the Future EdTech Future EdTech London
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Olmstead, M., Kiezbrink, K., Golanowska, J. (2020). “Harnessing technology to support graduate employability” Presented at the Future EdTech Future EdTech London
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2020). “Bridging Cultures: Creating Virtual And Augmented Reality For Global Collaborative Learning” Presented at the Online Learning Consortium OLC Innovate virtual
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2020). “Extending Global Learning Through Virtual Reality and Virtual Mobility” Presented at the Association of American Colleges & Universities AACU Global Learning Conference virtual
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Caspar, S. (2020). “Exploring Cultures through Immersive Technologies” Presented at the EDUCAUSE EDUCAUSE Annual Conference virtual
  • Xu, J., Frydenberg, M. E. (2020). “Python Programming in an IS Curriculum: Perceived Relevance and Outcomes” Presented at theEDSIG Conference Virtual
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Mentzer, K. (2020). “From Engagement to Empowerment: Project-Based Learning in Python Coding Courses” Presented at the ISCAP EDSIGCon virtual
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2019). “What Can You Do With Code?” Presented at the Waltham High School Waltham High School Computer Science Conference Waltham
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Kanabar, V., Musserian, L., Rajagopalan, S., Sieverts, L. (2019). “Where does Agile Fit in Collegiate Education?” Presented at the University of New Hampshire Agile Summit Durham,, NH
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2018). “TalkTech at Ten” Presented at the University Politehnica of Timisoara International Conference on eLearning in Central and Eastern Europe Timisoara, Romania
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2018). “TalkTech at Ten” Presented at the University Politehnica of Timisoara International eLearning Conference in Central and Eastern Europe Timisoara, Romania
  • Andone, D., Frydenberg, M. E., Vert, S., Vasiu, R. (2018). “Open Virtual Reality Project to Improve Students’ Skills” Presented at the IEEE 2018 IEEE Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies Mumbai
  • Andone, D., Frydenberg, M. E. (2017). “Going Global: Augmented and Virtual Reality” Presented at the British Council Going Global 2017 London
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Caldwell, H. (2017). “BYOD: Bring your own device and the seamless transition from informal to formal learning using mobile technology” Presented at the BETT British Educational Technology and Teaching Conference London
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2016). “TalkTech: An Exploration of Technology Trends, Digital Media, and Culture across Continents Read more: http://www.bettshow.com/page.cfm/Action=Visitor/VisitorID=1872#ixzz3yw3cn1zG” Presented at the BETT British Educational Technology and Teaching Conference London
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Wheeler, S., Klappa, P. (2016). “Assessing the effectiveness of social media: Successes and Pitfalls” Presented at the BETT British Educational Technology and Teaching Conference London
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2016). “From Tech Savvy to Digitally Literate: Apps and Activities for Social Learning” Presented at the NJEdge New Jersey Research and Education Network Summer Luncheon Long Branch, New Jersey
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Sutch, L. (2016). “How to Spruce Up Your Computer Lab without breaking your budget” Presented at theCampus Technology Conference Boston MA
  • VanderClock, B., Frydenberg, M. (2015). “Acclimating Students to Technology in the First-Year College Experience” Presented at the AITP Education Special Interest Group EDSIGCon/CONISAR Wilmington, NC
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2015). “Creating Games as Authentic Learning in the Information Technology Classroom” Presented at the IADIS MultiConference on Computer Science and Information Systems (E-Learning Conference) Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2015). “Social Media, Online Collaboration, and Mobile Devices: Tools for Demonstrating Digital Literacy” Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). EdMedia World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 Montreal
  • Andone, D., Frydenberg, M. E. (2015). “International Virtual Mobilities for Opening up Education” Presented at the European Distance and E-Learning Network EDEN Annual Conference Barcelona
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2015). “Considering Big Data in the Business Education Curriculum” Presented at the NBEA National Business Education Association Chicago
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Amer, B. (2015). “Tweet Me If You Can: Teaching Teachers about Social Media” Presented at the Cengage Cengage Conference Phoenix
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Syvannen, A., Walton, G. (2015). “Maximising technology rich informal, social learning spaces (SLS) in higher education: An international exploration of good practice Read more: http://www.bettshow.com/page.cfm/Action=Visitor/VisitorID=7394/PageOption=Seminar_2#ixzz3QKrSVaOO” Presented at the BETT British Educational Technology and Teaching Conference London
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2014). “TOOLBOX 2.0: WEB-BASED OER FOR CONNECTIVISM LEARNING” Presented at the Romanian Advanced Distributed Learning Association Elearning and Software for Education Bucharest
  • Andone, D., Frydenberg, M. E. (2014). “Becoming Creative Creators: Simulating a Global Workplace using Computational Thinking Practices” Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education EdMedia 2014 Tampere, FI
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2014). “Student Learning in the CIS Studio” Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education EdMedia 2014 Tampere, FI
  • Syvanen, A., Frydenberg, M. E., Poutanen, J., Turunen, M., Walton, G. (2014). “Interactive and Engaging Social Learning Spaces for Collaboration” Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education EdMedia 2014 Tampere, FI
  • Nichols, R., Aslinger, B. S., Haughton, D. M., Frydenberg, M. E., Gulati, G. J. (2014). Presented at the Valente Center for Arts and Sciences 25th Anniversary of the Web Bentley University
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2014). “Considering Big Data in the IT Curriculum” Presented at the Bentley Bentley Research Colloquium Waltham
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Charlebois, C., Hentschel, N. (2013). “Swipe In, Tap Out: Advancing Student Entrepreneurship in the CIS Sandbox” Presented at the ISECON / AITP ISECON San Antonio
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2013). “Drinking from the Fire Hose: Tools for Teaching Big Data Concepts in the Introductory IT Classroom” Presented at the ISECON / AITP ISECON San Antonio
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Ifenthaler, D. (2013). “Lessons Learned from Teaching in a Flipped Classroom” Presented at the AECT Association for Educational Communications and Technology Anaheim, CA
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2013). “Tools for Training in a Flipped Classroom” Presented at the SALT Society for Applied Learning Technology Vienna, VA
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2013). “Peer Tutoring in the CIS Sandbox: Does it Work?” Presented at the IADIS IADIS MultiConference on Computer Science and Information Systems Prague
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2013). “Every School has a computer lab” Presented at theNew England Regional Computing Conference (NERCOMP)
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2012). “Creating a Collaborative Learning Community in the CIS Sandbox” Presented at the IADIS IADIS E-Learning Conference 2012 Lisbon
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2011). “Learning for 21st Century Skills” Presented at the IEEE International Conference on Information Society London
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2011). “Across Continents: Using Web Based Collaboration Tools for Learning” Presented at the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies Atlanta, GA
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2011). “Who Are These People, And How Do We Work Together? Creating An Environment For Global Collaboration With Information And Communication Technologies” Presented at the IADIS Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Systems Rome
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2011). “Welcome to Class! Please Take out your Cell Phones!” Presented at the Campus Technology Campus Technology Conference Boston, MA
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2011). “The Silver Lining: A Teaching Case Using Google Docs to Illustrate Cloud Computing Concepts” Presented at the Association of Information Technology Professionals Information Systems Educators' Conference Wilmington, NC
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2011). “Welcome to Class! Please Take out your Cell Phones!” Presented at the SALT Society for Applied Learning Technology Interactive Technologies Conference Reston, VA
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2011). “What Today's Students Think They Know about the Cloud” Presented at the Bentley Business Networks Bentley Business Networks Alumni Event Waltham MA
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Miko, J. (2010). “Taking it to the Top: A Lesson in Search Engine Optimization” Presented at the AITP Information Systems Educators' Conference Nashville
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2010). “From the Information Super Highway to the Cloud (Key note presentation).” Presented at the IADIS International Conference on World Wide Web /Internet Timisoara, Romania
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2010). “Anti-Social Networking” Presented at the Society for Applied Learning and Technology Society for Applied Learning and Technology Interactive Technologies Conference Washington, DC
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2010). “Keeping Up with Technology” Presented at the Society for Applied Learning and Technology Society for Applied Learning and Technology Interactive Technologies Conference Washington, DC
  • Aslinger, B. S., Frydenberg, M. E. (2010). “Learning and Engaging Students with Web 2.0 Tools” Presented at theNortheast Regional Computing Program Web 2.0 Tools for Promoting Multifaceted Learning Special Interest Group Norwood, MA
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Miko, J. (2010). “SEO Contests as Authentic Learning” Presented at the IADIS Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in a Digital Age Timisoara, Romania
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Batson, T., Leek, E. (2009). “Panelist on Web 2.0 Tools for Educators”
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2009). “Two Screens and an Ocean: Collaborating Across Continents and Cultureswith Web-Based Tools” Presented at theInformation Systems Education Conference Washington, DC
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2009). “Webinar Series: Increase Student Engagement with Web 2.0 Topics”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2009). “Web 2.0 Tools in the Classroom”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2009). “Twitter as a Tool for Training”
  • Andone, D., Frydenberg, M. E. (2009). “One idea, One Ocean, Two Countries and Tens of Students... the Implications of Virtual Mobilities” Presented at theIADIS Cognition and Exploratory Learning in a Digital Age Rome, Italy
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Press, L. (2009). “From Computer Literacy to Web 2.0 Literacy: Teaching IT Concepts with Web 2.0 Tools” Presented at theInformation Systems Education Conference Washington, DC
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Andone, D. (2009). “Engaging Digital Students in Global Learning: A Conversation in Multimedia, Technology, and Culture” Presented at theIADIS International Conference: e-Learning 2009 Algarve, Portugal
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2009). “I Don't Care What You Had for Lunch: Using Twitter in the Classroom”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2009). “All Things Google: Using Google Tools in the Classroom”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2009). “Engaging Millenial Students with Web 2.0 Tools”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2008). “Programming Without Programming: Learning Mashups and Web 2.0 in the Information Technology Classroom” Presented at theIADIS E-Learning Amsterdam
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2008). “Using Mashups to Teach Introductory Programming Concepts”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2008). “Mashups in the Information Technology Classroom”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2008). “Engaging Millenial Students with Web 2.0 Tools”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2008). “Building Mashups with Popfly”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2008). “Collaborative SkypeCasting”
  • Chan, A., Frydenberg, M. E., Lee, M. (2007). “Facilitating Cross-Cultural Learning through Collaborative SkypeCasting” Presented at theACM SIGITE Destin, FL
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2007). “Podcasting in the Classroom: Student-Created Media for Mobile Learning” Presented at theIADIS International Conference on Mobile Learning 2007 Lisbon, Portugal
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2007). “Keeping Students Engaged: Emerging Technologies in the Classroom”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2007). “Podcasting for Educators”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2007). “Podcasting in the Classroom: More than Just Listening”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2007). “Slickr: A Capstone Web Develoment Project using ASP.NET, Web Services, and AJAX” Presented at theISECON Pittsburgh, PA
  • Chan, A., Frydenberg, M. E., Lee, M. (2007). “Facilitating Cross-Cultural Learning through Collaborative SkypeCasting” Presented at theACM SIGITE Destin, FL
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2006). “Podcasting for Educators at Podcamp to the Podcasting Enthusiasts”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2006). “Creating Learning Spaces for Mobile Devices in the Information Technology Classroom” Presented at theIADIS International Conference: Mobile Learning 2006 Dublin, Ireland
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2006). “Technology in Your Hand: Teaching, Learning, and Managing Your Life with a Pocket PC”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2006). “Podcasting: Getting Results”
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Davi, W. (2006). “IT 101 and Critical Thinking: Using Technology to Integrate Liberal Learning into the Classroom” Presented at theLearning and Technology: Implications for Liberal Education and the Disciplines Seattle, WA
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2006). “Podcasting and New Media in Education”
  • Frydenberg, M. E., LeDoux, E. A., Rhinesmith, C. H. (2006). “Morphing From Music: iPods Enter The Classroom”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2006). “Principles and Pedagogy: Two P's of Podcasting in the Information Technology Classroom” Presented at theISECON Dallas
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2006). “Getting Results: Strategies for Teaching with Podcasts”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2006). “Emerging Technologies: RSS and Podcasting in the Classroom”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2005). “Bentley's Technology Intensive IT 101”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2005). “Emerging Technologies and Teaching Techniques with Pocket PCs”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2005). “Emerging Technoloogies and Teaching Techniques: Pocket PCs”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2005). “Using Pocket PCs To Teach Introductory Technology Concepts”
  • Frydenberg, M. E. (2005). “Wearing Software Hats: Teaching Introductory Technology Through Software Interactions” Presented at theISECON Columbus, Ohio
  • Lucas, W. T., Frydenberg, M. E. (2000). “Enhanced Learning with Personalized Course Pages” Presented at the11th International Conference of the Information Resources Management Association Anchorage, AK
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Course Coordinator for CS 230 2020 - Present
  • Committee Member for IT 101 / CS 100 Redesign 2020 - Present
  • Committee Member for Hiring Committee 2015 - Present
  • Task Force Member for Major / Minor Fair 2014 - Present
  • Committee Member for CIS Department Marketing 2013 - Present
  • Director for CIS Sandbox, Director 2011 - Present
  • Task Force Member for Meet the Majors 2011 - Present
  • Other for Fulbright Scholar Program 2018 - 2018
  • Committee Member for Grace Hopper Conference on Women and Computing - Recruitment 2016 - 2016
  • Task Force Chair for Smith 212 Redesign Team 2013 - 2013
  • University Service


  • Special Institutional Assignment for Academic Technology Center 2021 - Present
  • Task Force Member for Classrooms, Centers and Labs Return to Campus Subgroup 2020 - Present
  • Task Force Member for Team BLESSED (Bentley Leaders Enriched by Spiritual Services Engaged in Dialogue) 2018 - Present
  • Committee Member for Learning Center Directors 2014 - Present
  • Student Organization Advisor for Bentley Student Gaming Association 2007 - Present
  • Task Force Member for Bentley University Curriculum Task Force 4.0 2019 - 2021
  • Task Force Member for Bentley Learning and Teaching Council 2018 - 2021
  • Committee Member for Digital Engagement Task Force 2012 - 2018
  • Committee Member for First Year Seminar Advising Search Committee 2016 - 2016
  • Conference/Workshop Organizer for Office of Academic Services - 2016
  • Committee Member for Bentley Spiritual Life Advisory Board 2005 - 2015
  • Blogger for Bentley IMPACT Blog 2012 - 2013
  • Committee Member for Bentley Technology Committee 2012 - 2013
  • Committee Member for NEASC Accreditation Committee 2012 - 2012
  • Professional Service


  • Reviewer, Journal Article for ISEDJ Editorial Board 2017 - Present
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of InteractiveTechnology and Smart Education 2017 - Present
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for EDSIG 2015 - Present
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Higher Education Advances 2015 - Present
  • Reviewer, Grant Proposal for NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES 2010 - Present
  • Reviewer, Grant Proposal for NASA 2018 - 2019
  • Advisor for JDRF Boston (formerly Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) 2008 - 2019
  • Editorial Review Board Member for Campus Technology 2018 - 2018
  • Advisory Committee for Campus Technology 2013 - 2018
  • Editorial Review Board Member for MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching 2008 - 2016
  • Guest for Mass TLC - 2016
  • Invited Lecture/Presentation for University "Politehnica" of Timisoara - 2016
  • Editorial Review Board Member for Transactions on Learning Technologies 2012 - 2015
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for ISECON 2007 - 2015
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for HICCS 2013 - 2013
  • Reviewer, Grant Proposal for Center for Disease Control 2013 - 2013