Richard Hartshorne is a professor and chair of the Department of Learning Sciences and Educational Research, and coordinator for the Instructional Design & Technology program at the University of Central Florida (UCF). He earned his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on educational technology production and technology and teacher education from the University of Florida. Prior to his tenure at the UCF, Richard was an Assistant and Associate Professor of Instructional Systems Technology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte for seven years and a physics instructor at Ed White High School in Jacksonville, FL, for seven years. At the University of Central Florida, his teaching focuses on the integration of technology into the educational landscape, as well as instructional design and development. His research interests primarily involve the production and effective integration of instructional technology into the teaching and learning environment.
The major areas of his research interest are rooted in technology and teacher education, the integration of emerging technology into the k-post-secondary curriculum, and online teaching and learning. His articles have appeared in such publications as Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE), the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE), the International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations (IJGCMS), the Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education (JDLE), Internet and Higher Education (IHE), the Journal of Educational Computing Research (JECR), and others. He has also authored numerous book chapters and serves in editorial capacities for a number of journals in the field of educational technology. He has served as the Assistant Director for the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources at UCF grant, as well as Co-Chair of the Social Studies Special Interest Group for the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). He has presented at numerous national and international conferences, including the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS), the College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA), SITE, the National Council for History Education (NCHE), and others.
Richard Hartshorne, Ph.D. | Associate Professor of Instructional Design &Technology
Program Coordinator | Instructional Design & Technology
University of Central Florida | Department of Educational and Human Sciences
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