Texas A & M University, College Station, TX. 2013 Ph.D. Educational Psychology /Educational Technology Dissertation: The relationships of media, task, spatial presence, and critical thinking in an online tutorial designed to teach art criticism University of California, Los Angeles, CA. M.F.A. in Fine Arts
University of California, Los Angeles, CA. B.A. in Studio Art graduated Cum Laude.
2015 Wood, N. Task analysis of drawing. College Art Association conference, New York, N.Y. 2014 Wood, N. The relationships of media, task, and learner engagement in an online tutorial to teach art criticism. National Association of Art Education Convention, San Diego, CA. 2011 Wood, N. An analysis of task structure, media type, learner engagement, and learning outcomes, in a tutorial designed to teach learners to critique a work of art. AACE E-Learn World Conference on E-Learning Honolulu, HI 2009 Wood, N., & Cifuentes, L., Integrating virtual world spatial presence into constructivist learning. Association for Educational Communication and Technology conference
Instructional Design, Media Development, eLearning
Artist/Educator/Instructional Designer with expert skills in facilitation, design, development, and assessment of e-Learning including media and courseware development. • Incorporates advanced knowledge of adult learning theories and factors that affect learner engagement and success into designs for learning. • Ability to take complex information and make it understandable for a wide range of audiences • Exceptional communication skills in all media. • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
Texas A & M University, College Station, TX. 2013 Ph.D. Educational Psychology /Educational Technology Conducted experimental research into design of online learning environments, measured effects on learner engagement and critical thinking skills. Coursework focused on instructional design and adult learning. University of California, Los Angeles, CA. M.F.A. in Fine Arts
University of California, Los Angeles, CA. B.A. in Studio Art, graduated Cum Laude.