PhD in Educational Studies, Learning Technologies
The PhD program in Learning Technologies is an intensive and interdisciplinary research and leadership program focused on the intersections between learning and technology in formal and informal educational environments. You will be immersed in both the theoretical and practical studies of learning with technology. Your experience can include pedagogical, social, cultural, economic, psychological, historical and political inquiry and critique.
Faculty and students in the PhD program integrate theoretical and practical studies of technologies and media through pedagogical, psychological, social, cultural, economic, historical and political research. Areas of focus studied by faculty and students include:
Computer-supported collaborative learning
Digital learning design and development
Policy and Learning
Entrepreneurship in Educational Technology
Games and simulations
Learning analytics and modeling
Learning technologies, digital divides and diverse populations
Motivation and engagement in online learning
Online, blended, and mobile learning and teaching
Social and cultural interactions in online learning
Technology and educator preparation
Technology professional development for K-12
Wearables and virtual reality
Youth, technology, and non-school environments
Key to teaching, research and learning in the college, associateships provide students with professional experience and financial support.
These financial awards are made by Ohio State to students based on academic merit through a university-wide competition.
The college annually awards scholarships to its students to support their academic goals.
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Minimum Program hours
51, post-master's degree
Deadline to apply