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Ana-Paula Correia

Director - CETE, Center on Education and Training for Employment
Professor, Department of Educational Studies

Program Area: Learning Technologies

correia.12@osu.edu

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Biography

Ana-Paula Correia is a professor of learning technologies in the Department of Educational Studies.

Dr. Correia is the Director of the Center on Education and Training for Employment. The Center bridges research and practical solutions to impact communities, education, and workforce development.

She is the founder and leader of the Learning and Experience Design Research Group, a group dedicated to investigating learning design processes and pedagogies to create deep learning at The Ohio State University. 

Dr. Correia is the Faculty Co-Coordinator of the Masters of Learning Technologies. Launched in August 2016, this program is ranked 9th in the U.S. News and World Report rankings.

Dr. Correia has more than 25 years of experience in learning design and instructional systems technology. Specifically, Correia’s expertise lies in distance education, online and mobile learning, collaborative learning, and entrepreneurial education. Her work has been published in top-tier academic journals, such as Educational Technology Research & Development, British Journal of Educational Technology, Computers in Human Behavior, Teachers College Record, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, and Distance Education. To date, she published over 90 journal articles and book chapters in three different languages: English, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Dr. Correia’s research was awarded for excellence several times by the Association for Educational Communication and Technology as well as the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education. She has delivered innumerable presentations at local, national, and international conferences.

Dr. Correia has been involved with research projects funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Pappajohn Center/Kauffman Foundation, National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Education, and the National Institutes of Health. She currently serves as the Chair for American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group in Online Teaching and Learning

For more information check: 

https://www.ana-paulacorreia.com/

https://twitter.com/correia65 

Education

  • PhD, Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University-Bloomington, 2005
  • MSc, Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University-Bloomington, 2001
  • MSc, Educational Technology, University of Minho, Portugal, 1996
  • BS, Teaching Biology and Geology, University of Minho, Portugal, 1989

Research Interests

Research Summary

Toxicology mentoring and diversity inclusion training program

This project has been recently funded by the National Institutes of Health, Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training. It aims to offer a mentoring program to underrepresented college students and recruit them into the toxicology profession. Another specific aim of this project is to develop and deliver openly available online training modules that address toxicology core competencies. Toxicology is the science of characterizing the effects of poisons or toxicants on living organisms. It is an established profession in North America, however, the number of underrepresented groups in toxicology remains disappointingly low. The Toxicology Mentoring and Diversity Inclusion Training Program is addressing this problem. This is a multi-institutional project led by University of California - Davis and involving Iowa State University, The Ohio State University, Tuskegee University, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Michigan State University.

Selected Grants

  • 09/2020 – 06/2025. PI. ToxMSDT: An Innovative Toxicology Pathway mentoring program targeting underrepresented STEM students. National Institutes of Health, Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training. ($275,342) (Lead Institution, University of California - Davis)
  • 06/2018. PI. Entrepreneurship in Educational Technology: The design of a Mobile Application that Bridges the Learning of Portuguese Culture with the Prevalence of Heritage Tourism. The Ohio State University’s Office of International Affairs Academic Enrichment Grant. ($4,176)
  • 07/2016 – 06/2019. PI. Toxicology Mentoring and Diversity Inclusion Training Program. National Institutes of Health, Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training. ($49,904) (Lead Institution, Iowa State University)
  • 01/2014-12/2016. Co-PI. Plant Breeding E-Learning in Africa. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ($1,643,817) (PI: Walter Suza, Iowa State University).
  • 09/2014-08/2015. PI. CAP- Building a Cyberlearning Research Program: An Early Career Symposium. National Science Foundation, Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies. ($21,830)
  • 09/2012-08/2015. Co-PI. Shielding cucurbit crops for more resilient agroecosystems. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Specialty Crop Research Initiative ($1,582,002) (PI: Mark Gleason, Iowa State University)

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

Invited talks

  • Correia, A.-P. (2020). Online Graduate Education: Experiences in a Time of Pandemic.Invited Speaker, YouTube Live Talk Series Ideas to Postpone the End of the World, Rio Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 25, 2020.
  • Correia, A.-P.  (2020). Tips on Grant Writing and Funding Opportunities. Invited presentation for the Graduate Student Assembly at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2020 Virtual Conference, November 2-7, 2020.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2020). It is the worst—and the best—of times! Invited panelist, Webinar based on Distance Education, Volume 41, Issue 4, Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia, Sydney, Australia, October 20, 2020.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2020). How to Lead Centres for Teaching and Learning to Keep Higher Education Moving Forward: Changes and New Opportunities. Invited panelist, Online Symposium Leading the Future of Higher Ed: Planning for Sustainability, Faculté des Sciences de L’éducation, Université Laval, Québec, Canada, October 2, 2020.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2020). Online Teaching & Project-Based Learning: Towards an Emerging Online Pedagogy. Invited speaker, Webinar organized by the Portucalense University’s Department of Science & Technology, Porto, Portugal, July 10, 2020.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2019). Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação stricto sensu na Modalidade On-line [Research and Post-Graduate Education stricto sensu in On-line Modes]. Invited talk delivered at the 39th Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Educação (ANPEd) Annual Meeting, Niterói, Brazil, October 20-24, 2019.
  • Correia, A.-P., Bonk, C., Sheu, F.-R. (2018). Publishing as a graduate student: Why? How? And What? Invited session presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2018 Convention, Kansas City, MO, October 23-27, 2018.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2018). Project-Based Learning and Online Teaching: Are they Incompatible? Invited talk delivered at Beijing University of Chemical Technology, School of International Education and College of Humanities and Law, Beijing, China, October 18, 2018.
  • Correia, A.-P., & Bonk, C. (2018). “I Am Pleased to Inform You That…” Insights and Advice on Getting Published in Educational and Instructional Technology. Invited Symposium delivered at 2018 EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 25-29, 2018.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2018). The Educational Technologist as an Edupreneur: Lessons Learned and Opportunities. Invited talk delivered at University of Minho’s Research Center in Children Studies, Braga, Portugal, June 14, 2018.

Conferences national/international

  • Liu*, C., & Correia, A.-P. (2021). Reviews of Learning Apps: What Do They Tell Us About Learners’ Online Engagement? Presented at American Educational Research Association 2021 Virtual Meeting, April 9-12, 2021.
  • Xu*, F., & Correia, A.-P. (2021). A systematic review of distributed pair programming based on the team effectiveness model. Poster presentation at the 5th APSCE International Conference on Computational Thinking and STEM Education 2021 (CTE-STEM 2021), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, June 2-4, 2021.
    • Best Poster Paper of CTE-STEM 2021.
  • Martins*, V., Santos, E. & Correia, A.-P.  (2020). Google My Maps as a Conduit to Culturally Rich Learning Experiences. Presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2020 Virtual Conference, November 2-7, 2020.
  • Liu*, C. & Correia, A.-P. (2020). Learners’ Reviews in Mobile Learning Applications: A Study on Learners’ Online Engagement. Presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2020 Virtual Conference, November 2-7, 2020.
  • Xu*, F. & Correia, A.-P. (2020). A Systematic Review on Using Scratch to Cultivate K-12 Students’ Computational Thinking: From a Learning Design Perspective. Presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2020 Virtual Conference, November 2-7, 2020.
  • Liu*, C. & Correia, A.-P. (2020). Engagement in Mobile Learning Applications. Poster presented at 2020 Ohio State’s College of Education and Human Ecology Research Forum, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, February 13, 2020.
  • Xu*, F. & Correia, A.-P. (2020). A Systematic Review of Empirical Studies on Computational Thinking: From a Learning Design Perspective. Poster presented at 2020 Ohio State’s College of Education and Human Ecology Research Forum, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, February 13, 2020.
  • Leach, A., North*, C., Correia, A.-P., Shroyer, T. (2019). Are Instructional Design Graduates Ready for the Real World? Panel presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2019 Convention, Las Vegas, NV, October 21-25, 2019.
  • Dias, P., Goncalves, S., & Correia, A.-P. (2019). An examination of nomophobia among Portuguese college students. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Behavioral Addictions (ICBA), Yokohama, Japan, June 17-19, 2019.
  • Correia, A.-P., North*, C. A., Korkmaz*, C., Clarke, E., Bruce Wallace*, K., McCord, R., & Voithofer, R. (2019). Digital Engagement: Learn What Students Want from Your Online Class. Panel delivered at InnovateX 2019, The Ohio State University, Ohio Union, Columbus, OH, May 16, 2019.
  • Correia, A.-P., & Good*, K. (2019). Investigating Students’ Perceptions of Educational Technology Use in College Teaching. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association 2019 Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, April 5-9, 2019.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2019). Examining Online Learning Experiences in Collectivist Cultures through the Community of Inquiry Framework. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association 2019 Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, April 5-9, 2019.
  • Julian, D., Ross, M., Lepicki, T., Walker, K., Bussell, K. & Correia, A.-P. (2019). Establishing the Center on Education and Training for Employment (CETE) as a Translational Research Center. Exhibit presented at 2019 Ohio State College of Education and Human Ecology Student Research Forum, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, February 14, 2019.
  • Leach, A., North*, C., Gintert, N., Correia, A.-P., & Archambault, L. (2018). Portrait of a Modern Online Graduate Student in Educational Technology. Panel presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2018 Convention, Kansas City, MO, October 23-27, 2018.
  • Romero-Hall, E., Correia, A.-P., Dennen, V. & Budhrani, K. (2018). Instructional Design Research Women’s Caucus. Session presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2018 Convention, Kansas City, MO, October 23-27, 2018.
  • Correia, A.-P., North*, C. A., Korkmaz*, C., Simmerman*, V. E. & Bruce Wallace*, K. A. (2018). No prior experience necessary: Reflecting on the learning experiences offered by student-created online discussions. Paper presented at 2018 EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 25-29, 2018.
  • Correia, A.-P., Bruce Wallace*, K., Korkmaz*, C., North*, C. A. & Simmerman*, V. E. (2018). Shifting the Balance: Engaging Students as Collaborators in Online Course Redesign. Paper presented at Innovate Forward 2018, The Ohio State University, Ohio Union, Columbus, OH, May 11, 2018.
  • Koehler, N., Correia, A.-P., Alpay, N. & Gardner, J. (2018). Designing and Evaluating Web-Based Interactive Multimedia to Facilitate Cognitive Presence in an Online Statistics Course. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association 2018 Annual Meeting, New York, April 13- 17, 2018.

*Denotes work/writing developed while a graduate student under Correia’s advising.