Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches
ERNEST FRED TIEMANN
Ernest Fred Tiemann, retired associate professor of educational psychology, died on November 9, 1996. He was 89.
Professor Tiemann was born on December 23, 1906, in Lincoln Center, Kansas. He studied at Concordia Teachers College, where he was awarded a bachelor's degree in 1928. He earned a master's degree from Western State Teachers College in 1944. He received an EdD from Indiana University in 1951.
Dr. Tiemann taught in rural schools in Nebraska, at Pueblo Junior College, and at Indiana University. He joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1951, where he directed the Instructional Media Center. Professor Tiemann was an authority on the systematic development of instruction and edited a series of handbooks on the use of media in teaching. He oversaw a survey of audiovisual resources in use at Texas public colleges and universities in 1968. Professor Tiemann also directed institutes on the use of educational media in undergraduate education, including in the community college setting. The projects were supported by the U.S. Office of Education.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on December 20, 2000. Additional biographical sources can be found in the UT Office of Public Affairs.