Program Faculty

 

 

Dr. Swapna Kumar

Ed.D. Program Coordinator

Dr. Swapna Kumar is a Clinical Associate Professor of Educational Technology in the School of Teaching and Learning, College of Education. Her research interests are online education and the integration of emerging technologies in post-secondary environments. Her recent research has focused on the design, development, implementation and impact of online graduate education.

Website: http://www.swapnakumar.com

 

Dr. Kara Dawson

Dr. Kara Dawson is a Professor of Educational Technology in the School of Teaching and Learning at the University of Florida. She was one of the founders of the Ed.D. in Educational Technology in 2008. Her scholarship focuses on the ways educational technologies influence teaching and learning within the contexts of K-12 education and online post-secondary environments.

Website: https://education.ufl.edu/faculty/dawson-kara/

Dr. Pasha Antonenko

Pavlo “Pasha” Antonenko is an Associate Professor of Educational Technology in the School of Teaching and Learning. Dr. Antonenko has a a PhD in a) Curriculum and Instructional Technology, and b) Human-Computer Interaction from Iowa State University. His research has been funded by state and federal agencies and focuses on developing, implementing, and studying web-based technologies to scaffold collaborative learning for students and teachers.

Website: https://education.ufl.edu/faculty/antonenko-pavlo-pasha/

Dr. Albert D. Ritzhaupt

Dr. Albert D. Ritzhaupt is an associate professor of educational technology in the School of Teaching and Learning at the University of Florida. His primary research areas focus on the design and development of technology-enhanced learning environments, teaching practices in technology-oriented curriculum (e.g., Computer Science or Information Systems), and technology integration in education.

Website: http://www.aritzhaupt.com

Dr. Carole R. Beal

Carole R. Beal is Professor of Educational Technology and Director of the Online Learning Institute. Dr. Beal’s research has focused on the design, development, deployment and evaluation of technology-based learning for middle school math and science in authentic classroom contexts, with funding from the National Science Foundation, the Institute of Education Sciences, and DARPA. Her work has had a particular focus on engaging students from groups traditionally under-represented in STEM (female students in math and engineering, English Language Learners, students with mild, moderate and severe visual impairments, students with Specific Language Impairment).

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/caroleruthbeal/