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Ana-Paula Correia

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Studies

Program Area: Learning Technologies

correia.12@osu.edu

Biography

Ana-Paula Correia is an associate professor of learning technologies in the Department of Educational Studies. She has more than 25 years of experience in learning design and instructional systems technology. Specifically, her expertise in distance education, online and mobile learning, collaborative learning and entrepreneurial educational approaches have been published in nearly 30 peer-reviewed journals. She has been involved with research projects funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Pappajohn Center/Kauffman Foundation and U.S. Department of Education.

During her tenure at Iowa State University, 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. Correia earned her PhD from Indiana University-Bloomington.

http://anapaulacorreia.com

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 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 Iowa State University, Iowa and involving the Ohio State University, Ohio and Tuskegee University, Alabama.

 

Plant breeding e-learning in Africa
Practical plant breeders who can independently manage breeding programs with a good understanding of the seed business are central to enhanced agricultural productivity. However, the number of such breeders is limited in Africa. This project aims to face this challenge by enhancing education of plant breeders with current technological skills for the emerging African seed industry via: (1) Practical hands-on experiences; and (2) e-Learning materials and applied learning activities addressing real world issues. Project activities were developed in partnership with Iowa State University (United States) and three universities in sub-Saharan Africa: Makerere University (Uganda), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), and University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa). This project is funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It is now close to completion.

 

Examining online learning experiences in collectivist cultures thorugh the Community of Inquiry Framework
This research study investigates online facilitation strategies in collectivist cultures within the Community of Inquiry Framework of analysis. Even though much research using Community of Inquiry has been conducted, most of it has occurred in North American contexts of practice, which are defined by Hofstede as individualist cultures. This research study addresses this gap by looking at how the Community of Inquiry applies to collectivist cultures particularly evident in countries such as Portugal and other Portuguese-speaking countries. Over 400 online students attending the Portuguese Open University and ten online teachers participated in the data collection. Data are now being analyzed and reported. This project was part of my Faculty Professional Development Leave in Lisbon, Portugal. 

Grants

  • 07/08/2016 – 06/30/2018. PI. Toxicology Mentoring and Diversity Inclusion Training Program. National Institutes of Health, Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training. ($13,838) (Lead Institution, Iowa State University)
  • 1/2014-12/2016. 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)
  • 09/2009-08/2013. Co-PI. Customization of Food Safety Messaging for Retail Foodservice Employees. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service ($598,607). (PI: Susan W. Arendt, Iowa State University)
  • 05/2009-10/2012. Co-PI. Sustainable Systems for Cucurbit Crops on Organic Farms. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service ($1,047,000). (PI: Mark Gleason, Iowa State University)

Presentations

  • Correia, A.-P. (2017). The Learner-in-Charge: Leading a Novel Pedagogical Approach for Online Discussions. Paper presented at Innovate Impact 2017, The Ohio State University, Ohio Union, Columbus, OH, May 16, 2017.
  • Correia, A.-P., Bruce Wallace*, K., North*, A. C., Reed, S. & Simmerman*, V. (2017). Why Instructional Design? Concepts and Design Cases. Session delivered to Metro Early College High School, Columbus, OH, May 9, 2017.
  • Koehler, N., Correia, A.-P.,Alpay, N. & LeVally, C. (2017). Formative Evaluation of a Web-Based Multimedia Intervention to Support Learning of Statistics. Paper presented at CSEDU 2017, the International Conference on Computer Supported Education, Porto, Portugal, 21-23 April, 2017.
  • Correia, A.-P. &Koehler, N. (2017). How to Create and Sustain Meaningful Discussions in Online Courses? Paper presented at CSEDU 2017, the International Conference on Computer Supported Education, Porto, Portugal, 21-23 April, 2017.
  • Wolt, J. D., Correia, A.-P., Gilbreath, E., Alexander, D., Leigh. P., Rumbeiha, W. (2017) ToxMSDT: A learning resource for undergraduate training and mentoring. Poster presented at Society of Toxicology 56th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, Baltimore, Maryland, March 12–16, 2017. 
  • Correia, A.-P. (2016). The Rise of Entrepreneurship in Educational Technology. Panel Chair at Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2016 Convention, Las Vegas, NV, October 17-21, 2016.
  • Correia, A.-P. & Jaramillo Cherrez*, N. (2016). Strengthening Learner Participation in Online Courses: The Role of Digital Content Curation. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2016 Convention, Las Vegas, NV, October 17-21, 2016.
  • Halabi*, A. & Correia, A.-P. (2016). Understanding the use of tablet devices in the classroom when teaching learners diagnosed with autism. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2016 Convention, Las Vegas, NV, October 17-21, 2016. (AECT Research & Theory Division "Outstanding Research and Theory Division-Sponsored Accepted Proposal” award)
  • Oberfoell*, A. & Correia, A.-P. (2016). Does the modality principle impact today’s learners’ cognitive load, transfer and retention of knowledge? Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2016 Convention, Las Vegas, NV, October 17-21, 2016.
  • Margaret, L., Charania, A., Davis, N., Lewin, C. & Correia, A.-P. (2016). Smart Partnerships in Education: What are they and what do they look like? Invited panel member at the International Federation for Information Processing, Technical Committee 3 Joint Members’ Meeting, Guimarães, Portugal, July 6-8, 2016.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2016). Alternative ways of involving stakeholders: The rise of entrepreneurism in higher education and the case of a learning enterprise. Paper presented at the International Federation for Information Processing, Technical Committee 3 Joint Members’ Meeting, Guimarães, Portugal, July 6-8, 2016.
  • Chatterjee*, R. & Correia, A.-P. (2016). Relationship between attitude towards collaborative learning and sense of community in online learning environments. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association 2016 Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, April 8- 12, 2016.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2016). New Perspectives in Online Course Design & Development. Keynote speaker at the Iowa Distance Learning Symposium / IDLA Spring Symposium – 2016, Des Moines, IA, March 22, 2016.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2015). MOOC Research & Development in the Context of Higher Education Innovation. Presented at the Centre for Higher Education Innovation, a UNESCO Category 2 Institute, Shenzhen, China, November 14-15, 2015.
  • Correia, A.-P. & Velestsianos, G. (2015). Creating a Research Agenda. Invited panel member at the National Science Foundation/Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2015 Early Career Symposium, Indianapolis, IN, November 3-7, 2015.
  • Choi, I. & Correia, A.-P. (2015). Nurturing Civic-Minded Instructional Design and Technology Professionals: The Impact on IDT Research, Training and Practice. Invited panel member at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2015 Convention, Indianapolis, IN, November 3-7, 2015.
  • Correia, A.-P., (2015). Entrepreneurial Mindset: What it does for Educational Technology? Panel Chair at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2015 Convention, Indianapolis, IN, November 3-7, 2015.
  • Correia, A.-P., Yu*, J., Munkvold, G. & Youngberg, L. (2015). An Online Graduate Program Evaluation: What Do Course Instructors Have to Say? Paper presented at E-LEARN 2015 - World Conference on E-Learning. Kona, Hawaii: October 19-22, 2015.
  • Yildirim*, C. & Correia, A.-P. (2015). Understanding Nomophobia: A Modern Age Phobia among College Students. Paper presented at the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Los Angeles, CA, August 2-7, 2015.
  • Zhang, S. & Correia, A.-P. (2015). A Blended Chinese-as-a-Foreign-Language Short Course - Design and Perceptions. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association 2015Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 16- 20, 2015.
  • Jaramillo Cherrez*, N., Park*, M., Lawson, T., Correia, A.-P., Chatterjee*, R., & Arpaci*, P. (2014). The windmill learning approach: harnessing the educational power of entrepreneurship. Paper presented at the Mid-Western Educational Research Association 2014 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 12-15, 2014.
  • Yildirim*, C., Park*, M., Lawson, T., Jaramillo Cherrez*, N., Correia, A.-P., Chatterjee*, R. & Arpaci*, P. (2014). Training Instructional Designers as Edupreneurs. Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2014 Convention, Jacksonville, FL, November 4-8, 2014.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2014). Students’ Online Learning Experiences in Collectivist Cultures. Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2014 Convention, Jacksonville, FL, November 4-8, 2014.
  • Correia, A.-P., & Ali*, S.N. (2014). Promoting Higher-Order Thinking Skills Using Information and Communication Technology: Teaching Practices from Malaysian Educators. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association 2014 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 3- 7, 2014.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2013). Trends in e-Learning: Research & Practices. Invited panel member at 4ª Conferência do Mestrado em Pedagogia do Elearning (myMPeL), Lisbon, Portugal, November 30, 2013.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2013). Uma Investigação do Uso de Ferramentas de Mídia Social na Educação Online. Paper presented at theIII Colóquio Luso-Brasileiro de Educação a Distância e Elearning, Lisbon, Portugal, December 6 – 7, 2013.
  • Arpaci*, P., Correia, A.-P., Roberts*, J. (2013). Entrepreneurship in Action: Prodigy Stream (Emek Pınarı) Project, a Vehicle for Self-authorship Development. Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research 2013, Istanbul, Turkey, September 10 – 13, 2013.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2012). The case for e-Learning: Research directions and advanced practices. Invited panel delivered at 2nd Uludağ Üniversitesi Research & Development Days, Bursa, Turkey, November 13-15, 2012.
  • Correia, A.-P., Arendt, S. W., Strohbehn, C. & Meyer, J. R. (2012). Creating Training for Foodservice Employees: A Smart Phone Adaptable Website for the Millennial Workforce. Paper presented at 2012 ED-MEDIA World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Denver, Colorado, June 26-29, 2012. 
  • * Denotes work/writing developed while a graduate student under Correia’s advising.

Selected Publications

  • Correia, A.-P.(2017, in press). Como criar e manter interações de qualidade em cursos online? - O potencial da moderação por pares e curadoria. EaD em Foco: Revista Científica em Educação a Distância. [in Portuguese]
  • Correia, A.-P. (2017). Are Social Media Alternatives to Learning Management Systems When Teaching Online? In Ma W., Chan CK., Tong K., Fung H., Fong C. (eds), New Ecology for Education — Communication X Learning. Singapore: Springer.
  • Correia, A.-P. & Koehler, N. (2017). How to Create and Sustain Meaningful Discussions in Online Courses? In P. Escudeiro, G. Costagliola, S. Zvacek, J. Uhomoibhi and B. M. McLaren (Eds), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2017), Volume 2 (pp. 300-304).Porto, Portugal: Science and Technology Publications.
  • Koehler, N., Correia, A.-P., Alpay, N. & LeVally, C. (2017). Formative Evaluation of a Web-Based Multimedia Intervention to Support Learning of Statistics. In P. Escudeiro, G. Costagliola, S. Zvacek, J. Uhomoibhi and B. M. McLaren (Eds), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2017), Volume 1 (pp. 92-99). Porto, Portugal: Science and Technology Publications.
  • Correia, A.-P. (2017). Alternative ways of involving stakeholders: The rise of entrepreneurism in higher education and the case of a learning enterprise. In T. Brinda, N. Mavengere, I. Haukijärvi, C. Lewin & D. Passey (Eds.), Stakeholders and Information Technology in Education (pp. 124-129). Switzerland: Springer International.
  • Correia, A.-P. & Jaramillo Cherrez, N. (2017). Strengthening Learner Participation in Online Courses: The Role of Digital Content Curation. In M. Simonson (Ed.), 39th Annual Proceedings of Association for Educational Communications and Technology Volume 1 – Selected Research and Development Papers (pp .21-23). Bloomington, IN: Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT).
  • Halabi, A. & Correia, A.-P., (2017). Understanding the use of tablet devices in the classroom when teaching a group of learners diagnosed with autism. In M. Simonson (Ed.), 39th Annual Proceedings of Association for Educational Communications and Technology: Volume 2 – On the Practice of Educational Communications and Technology (pp. 224-234). Bloomington, IN: Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT).
  • Baran, E., & Correia, A.-P. (2017). What Motivates Exemplary Online Teachers? A Multiple Case Study. In Michael Spector, Barbara B. Lockee & Marcus D. Childress (eds.), Learning, Design, and Technology: An International Compendium of Theory, Research, Practice, Policy (pp. 1-17). Switzerland: Springer International. doi 10.1007/978-3-319-17727-4_33-1
  • Oberfoell, A. & Correia, A.-P. (2016). Understanding the role of the modality principle in multimedia learning environmentsJournal of Computer Assisted Learning, 32(6), 607–617. doi 10.1111/jcal.12157
  • Bragazzi, N.L., Del Puente, G., Adavastro, G., Pompei, V., Siri, A., Rania, N., Correia, A.-P. & Yildirim, C. (2016). Translation and validation of the Nomophobia Questionnaire (NMP-Q) in Italian language: Insights from factor analysis. European Psychiatry, 33, S390. doi 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2016.01.1110
  • Yildirim*, C. & Correia, A.-P. (2015). Understanding Nomophobia: A Modern Age Phobia among College Students. In P. Zaphiris and A. Ioannou (Eds.), Learning and Collaboration Technologies (pp. 724-735). Switzerland: Springer International. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-20609-7_68
  • Yildirim*, C. & Correia, A.-P (2015). Exploring the Dimensions of Nomophobia: Development and Validation of a Self-Reported QuestionnaireComputers in Human Behavior, 49 (August 2015), 130-137. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.02.059
  • Correia, A.-P. (2015). Collaborative Communication Tools and Technologies. In J. M. Spector (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology (pp.125-128). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Schultz*, T. & Correia, A.-P. (2015). Organizational Support in Online Learning Environments: Examination of Support Factors in Corporate Online Learning Implementation. International Journal of E-Learning, 14(1), 83-95.
  • Koehler, N., Thompson, A., Correia, A.-P. & Hagedorn, L. (2014). Designing online software for teaching the concept of variable that facilitates mental interaction with the material: systemic approach. Educational Technology Research & Development63(1), 97-124.doi: 10.1007/s11423-014-9357-2
  • Baran*, E., & Correia, A.-P. (2014). A Professional Development Framework for Online Teaching. Tech Trends, 58(5), 95-101. doi: 10.1007/s11528-014-0791-0
  • Yusop*, F., & Correia, A.-P. (2014). On becoming a civic-minded instructional designer: An ethnographic study of an instructional design experience. British Journal of Educational Technology, 45(5), 782-792. doi: 10.1111/bjet.12112
  • Strohbehn, C., Shelley, Mack C., Arendt, S., Correia, A.-P., Meyer, J., Ungku Zainal Abidin, U. F. & Jun, J. (2014). Retail Foodservice Employees’ Perceptions of Barriers and Motivational Factors that Influence Performance of Safe Food Behaviors. Food Protection Trends, 34(3), 139-150.
  • Yusop*, F., & Correia, A.-P. (2013). The benefits and Challenges of Implementing Service-learning in an Advanced Instructional Design and Technology Curricula: Implications for Teaching Professional Courses. The New Educational Review, 32(2), 220-232.
  • Correia, A.-P., (2013). Creating Curriculum within the context of an Enterprise. In M. Gosper & D. Ifenthaler (Eds.), Curriculum Models for the 21st Century: Using Learning Technologies in Higher Education (pp. 113-134). New York: Springer.
  • Baran*, E., Correia, A.-P. & Thompson, A. (2013). Tracing successful online teaching in higher education: Voices of exemplary online teachers. Teachers College Record115(3), 1-41.
  • Yusop*, F., & Correia, A.-P. (2012). The civic-minded instructional designers framework: An alternative approach to contemporary instructional designers’ education in higher education. British Journal of Educational Technology, 43(2), 180–190.
  • Baran*, E., & Correia, A.-P. & Thompson, A. (2011). Transforming online teaching practice: A critical analysis of the online teaching literature. Distance Education, 32(3), 421-439.
  • Silva*, K., Correia, A.-P., & Pardo-Ballester, C. (2010). A faculty mentoring experience: learning together in second life. Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education (formerlyJournal of Computing in Teacher Education), 26(4), 149-159.
  • Correia, A.-P., Wolt, J. (2010). Graduate education in risk analysis for food, agriculture and veterinary medicine: Challenges and opportunities. Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 39, 109-119.
  • Correia, A.-P., & Baran*, E. (2010). Lessons learned on facilitating asynchronous discussions for online learning. Educação, Formação & Tecnologias, 3(1), 59‐67.
  • Compton*, L., Davis, N.E., & Correia, A.-P. (2010). Pre-service teachers’ preconceptions, misconceptions, and concerns of virtual schooling. Distance Education, 31(1), 37-54.
  • Baran*, E., & Correia, A.-P. (2009). Student-led facilitation strategies in online discussions. Distance Education, 30(3), 339-361.
  • *Denotes work/ writing developed while a graduate student under Correia’s advising.
  • Electronic-Books (Educational Open Resources)
  • Correia, A.-P. (2016) (Ed.). Change-Thinking to Innovate, E-book.