SPOTLIGHT: Berlin Fang

Berlin Fang (M.S., 2005), Director of Instructional Design at Abilene Christian University, received more than his Masters degree from IDD&E.  He took with him the sage advice and voices of several faculty members.  Berlin shares these words of wisdom in his columns found at http://www.wise-qatar.org/berlin-fang  . Recognize These: “If technology...

SPOTLIGHT: Robert Davila

Robert Davila, Ph.D. (1972), was one of the first graduates of what is now IDD&E at Syracuse University.  Dr. Davila’s career illustrates the vast opportunities that a degree in instructional design offers.  His contributions in classrooms, board rooms, and government offices have impacted the education of decades of students....

Bolds Defends Dissertation, Creates and Chairs Session at AERA

Tashera Bolds, Doctoral Student As the Graduate Student Committee Co-Chair of AERA Division C: Learning and Instruction, Tashera Bolds created and chaired a session titled, “Public Scholarship through Community Engagement: A Landscape for Educational Equity, Opportunity, and Access.” The session highlighted scholars whose innovative work emphasized engaged public scholarship....

Bull Shares Her Recent Professional Achievements

Karen Zannini Bull Presentation: • Bull, K. Z., Campbell, J., Heitzman, A., Newell, K., Sitzes, J., & Uranis, J. (March 2017). Balancing work, family and a terminal degree: Completion strategies for professional development professionals. Presented at the University Partners for Continuing Education Association, Chicago, IL. Appointed as a Board...

Cheng Presents Study at AERA

Jiaming Cheng, Doctoral Student Jiaming Cheng has presented her study “Social Network Analysis of student-student interaction in a blog activity of an online course” at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association at San Antonio, 2017. It is her second time to present at AERA. Her study explored...

Zhang Shares Recent Publications

Lili Zhang, Doctoral Student (Fall, 2017) Zhang, L., Li, W. (2016). The gamification of MOOCs. China Information Technology Education, 13. Zhang, L., Liu, Y., Tang, H. (2016). Comparative-effectiveness research of two types of smart bilingual subtitles. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 8 Zhang, L. (2017). Misuse of gamification...

Hall Presents Multiple Studies at AERA Conference

Jacob Hall, Doctoral Student Jacob (Jake) did multiple presentations in 2017. In the AERA Conference, Jake presented a study titled as “A Case Study of Flipping a Technology Integration Course with the First Principles of Instruction”. He was also the second presenter on the study which was titled as...

Research Study: A Qualitative Study of Asynchronous Online Discussion in a Graduate Level Online Course

Tianxiao Yang, Doctoral Student Tianxiao is conducting a study titled as A Qualitative Study of Asynchronous Online Discussion in a Graduate Level Online Course. This study is to investigate how students facilitated asynchronous online discussion differently in a graduate level online course, how students engaged in conversations with each...

Research Study: Graduate Students’ Perceived Value of Learning Resources in Learning the Content in an Online Course

Mary Wilhelm-Chapin, Doctoral Student Mary is conducting a study titled as Graduate Students’ Perceived Value of Learning Resources in Learning the Content in an Online Course. This descriptive pilot study is aimed at understanding how students interact and engage with learning resources to help them learn course content.  Graduate...

Research Study: An Investigative Study of the Effectiveness of Research Education Methods and Make a Contribution to Educational Tools That Enhance Knowledge and Learning of Research Design and Methodology

Abdulrahman Rashed Alogaily, Doctoral Student Abdulrahman is conducting a study titled as An Investigative Study of the Effectiveness of Research Education Methods and Make a Contribution to Educational Tools That Enhance Knowledge and Learning of Research Design and Methodology. The proposed study would develop and test the effectiveness of...