Ritzhaupt, A. D., Poling, N., Frey, C., Kang, Y. & Johnson, M. (2016). A phenomenological study of games, simulations, and virtual environments courses: What are we teaching and how? International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations, 8(3), 59 – 73.
Welcome to the Educational Technology Program at the University of Florida. Our program facilitates, studies and disseminates the ways in which innovative technologies and emerging physical, virtual and blended learning environments empower educators and learners and impact society. Our international faculty have experience in K-12, post-secondary and corporate environments and take the responsibility of preparing the next generation of educational technologists very seriously. Our faculty conduct research on effective technology integration in various contexts including technology supports for online and multimedia learning, digital game-based learning, technology in medical education, and problem-based learning. Our programs are recognized for their quality by U.S. News and World Report and for their value by Kiplinger.
We offer campus-based MAE and Ph.D. degree programs and online M.Ed., Ed.S. and Ed.D. degree programs in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialty in Educational Technology. We also offer online certificate programs. Our programs serve practitioners and researchers within K-12 and nonK-12 contexts. Our graduates work as instructional designers, curriculum specialists, technology specialists or instructors in a variety of contexts including K-12, post-secondary, government, corporate and military environments.
We invite you to look through this website and consider how a degree in Educational Technology might help you reach your career goals. If you have questions after carefully reviewing this website (including the FAQ section), please contact one of our faculty members.
Ed Tech News:
Dr. Ritzhaupt and Former Students Publish in International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations
Dr. Tom Reeves, Professor Emeritus from the University of Georgia visited the Educational Technology program. Below is a picture from his visit and a link to his presentation. Link To Presentation
Education professor wins $1.2 million grant to lead UF team on 3-D paleontology technology project. University of Florida educational technology researcher Pasha Antonenko is leading a team of UF scientists from multiple disciplines to create a novel curriculum for the […]