An Award winning researcher, Dr. A holds a traditional definition of what research in communication education is. To him, research means publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals, presenting in peer-reviewed academic conferences, writing research proceedings and scholarly books containing a multitude of academic citations.
He is currently investigating the effects of narration and feedback in an online environment for the achievement of different educational objectives, a project approved by the IRB office at Lee University.
Dr. A is a teacher/scholar who has presented numerous times in competitive peer reviewed conferences in the United States. He has also published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals in his career. In addition, he has served as a consulting editor for ETR&D for over a decade among many other assignments.
He has published articles in the following peer-review academic journals:
British Journal of Educational Technology
- American Journal of Distance Education
- Journal of Digital Games Research (DiGRA)
- International Journal of Educational Reform
- Education Horizons
- Tech Trends (AECT)
- International Journal of Instructional technology and Distance Learning
Journal of Communications Media
Educational Research International
Journal of Liaoning Normal University (China)
Midwestern Journal of Education Communications and Technology
He has also presented in the following peer-reviewed conferences:
- Association for Education Communications and Technology
- International Society For Technology In Education
- American Educational Research Association
- Original Lilly Conference On College Teaching
Communication and Media Studies Conference
- Eastern Communication Association
- Mississippi Communications Association
- AAF (Pittsburgh)
- Digital Citizenship Summit (Twitter Headquarters)
- Pennsylvania Education Technology Conference
- One-To-One Computing Conference
I addition to having published peer-reviewed academic articles and presented in peer-reviewed competitive conferences, Dr. A has also written a book chapter and chapter entries in a number of academic books.
- The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in The U.S.
- It Worked For Me Creatively Series (In multiple occasions)
He has investigated a number of research questions and hypothesis in his career in academia. Some of his presentations and academic article publications are:
- The effects of educational games on the achievement of factual knowledge
Empowering gifted students to learn through game design
The effects of different learning strategies to facilitate achievement of different educational objectives
User-design in systemic change
Dr. A has received almost 400 thousand dollars in funding to conduct his research in instructional communication and gaming. He is a trained quantitative or qualitative researcher who keeps seeking answers to society’s most important problems.