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educator

James Allen Dechenne, American educator. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University fellow, 1974. With United States Navy, 1960-1963. Member Association for Educational Communications and Technology.

Background

Dechenne, James Allen was born on January 7, 1943 in Centralia, Illinois, United States. Son of Royden Louis and Mary Lou (Nicolay) Dechenne.

Education

Associate of Arts, Kaskaskia College, Centralia, 1968. Bachelor of Science, Southern Illinois University, 1970. Master of Science, Southern Illinois University, 1971.

Doctor of Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1976.

Career

Instructional material director, Illini Junior High School, Jerseyville, Illinois, 1971-1972; district media director, Carlyle Unit School District, Illinois, 1972-1974; assistant professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1976-1978; director curriculum and instructional development, Oklahoma City Community College, since 1978. Adjunct Professor U. Oklahoma, 1980-1987. Consultant in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Editor/author Educational technology, 1982.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1960-1963. Member Association for Educational Communications and Technology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, jogging, sports, backpacking.

Connections

Married Doris Jane Easley, April 17, 1964. Children: Kelly Sue, Shelly Annual.

father:
Royden Louis Dechenne

mother:
Mary Lou (Nicolay) Dechenne

spouse:
Doris Jane Easley

child:
Kelly Sue Dechenne

child:
Shelly Annual Dechenne