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Jill Stefaniak

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Career and Information Studies

  • Assistant Professor, Learning, Design, and Technology Programs

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Contact Information

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Office Location

208 River's Crossing
850 College Station Road
Athens, Georgia 30602

Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • Human performance technology
  • Instructional design
  • Needs assessment
  • Medical education

Research Interests

  • Professional development of instructional designers
  • Designer decision-making processes
  • Contextual factors that impact instructional strategies
  • Cognitive apprenticeships

Research Summary

My research focuses on the professional development of instructional designers and design conjecture. My work includes exploring contextual and environmental factors that influence design, designer decision-making processes, and the use of cognitive apprenticeships to train in situated contexts.

Education

Degree Concentration Institution Year
Ph.D. Instructional Technology Wayne State University 2013
M.T.D. Training and Development Oakland University 2008
B.Comm Business Administration University of Windsor 2006

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2016 Presidential Award Association for Educational Communications & Technology
2014 Presidential Award Association for Educational Communications & Technology
2013 Cochran Internship Leadership Award Association for Educational Communications & Technology
2013 Instructional Technology Doctoral Student of the Year Wayne State University
2012 Presidential Award Association for Educational Communications & Technology