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Postbaccalaureate Certificate in
e-Learning Design

Faculty

Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Memphis
M.S.Ed., Biology Education, University of Central Arkansas
B.S., Biology, University of Central Arkansas

Dr. Roy B. Clariana is a professor of learning, design, and technology. He is an experienced researcher with deep practical experience in industry. He is widely recognized for work in developing new measures of knowledge structure to complement traditional test measures. As PI of a recent National Science Foundation project, his team applied knowledge structure measures to specify the fMRI neurocognitive signatures of naturalistic reading. He developed the online versions of LDT 415: Systematic Instructional Development and LDT 832: Designing e-Learning within Course Management Systems and teaches these courses regularly.

Ph.D., Language, Literacy, and Culture, Vanderbilt University
M.EdT., Education, University of Hawaii
M.A., English, Penn State
B.A., English, DePauw University

Dr. Ty Hollett's research examines the intersection of out-of-school learning, youth culture, and digital media. Specifically, he studies and designs informal, media-rich learning settings for youth in order to support innovative teaching and learning. As an effort to disrupt container-like models of teaching and learning, his research responds to the ongoing development of interest-driven learning opportunities for youth within — and beyond — such settings as home, libraries, schools, and city streets.

Ph.D., Instructional Systems, Penn State
Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Penn State
M.Ed., Mathematics, Penn State
B.S., Secondary Education – Mathematics, Penn State

Dr. Simon Hooper specializes in new media design and development, learning analytics, e-assessment, and small group learning.

Postdoctoral Training, Learning Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Educational Communication and Technology, New York University
MPS, Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), New York University
B.S., Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Gabriela T. Richard is an assistant professor in the learning, design, and technology program, where she teaches about and conducts research on the design of media and technologies for formal or interest-driven learning and into how diverse youth and adults engage in learning, collaboration, identity formation, and career pursuits with contemporary and emerging media, computing, and information technologies. She has received fellowships and grants for her work from National Academy of Education, National Science Foundation, American Association of University Women, the ADL Center for Technology and Society, the University of Pennsylvania, and AERA.

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