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Lloyd P. Rieber

  • Professor, Department of Career and Information Studies (Learning, Design, and Technology)

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

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Research Interests

  • Q methodology
  • accessibility
  • simulations & games
  • microworlds
  • visualization

Research Summary

Lloyd Rieber's research interests include understanding students' subjectivity in the classroom using Q methodology, online education, and accessibility. He explores these topics through the lens of design thinking. He has written design cases on the use of Q sorts in teaching and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). He has also written extensively on microwords, simulations, and games.

Biography

Lloyd Rieber is a Professor of Learning, Design, and Technology at the University of Georgia. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was a public school teacher in New Mexico before completing his Ph.D. at Penn State in 1987. He was on the faculty at Texas A&M University for six years before joining the UGA faculty in 1993.

Education

Degree Concentration Institution Year
Ph.D. Instructional Systems The Pennsylvania State University 1987
M.S. Curriculum and Instruction/Math Education University of New Mexico 1983
B.S. Elementary Education University of Pittsburgh 1979

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2014 Best Practice Award for the Massive Open Online Course “Statistics in Education for Mere Mortals" Association for Educational Communications and Technology
2010 Distinguished Service Award Association for Educational Communications and Technology
2006 Outstanding Practice Award for the Online Game “In Search of Lost Wisdom" Association for Educational Communications and Technology
2004 Outstanding Practice Award for the Online Instructional Design Activity Workspace Association for Educational Communications and Technology