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Jason Rhode, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Director, Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center


Research Interests:

My research interests focus upon the intersection of faculty development, institutional instructional technology integration and support, distance learning administration, and online teaching best practices.

Education:

Ph.D., Instructional Design for Online Learning, Capella University, 2008

M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, Seattle Pacific University, 2003

B.A., Children's Ministries, North Central University, 2000

Classes:

ETT 329: Learning in the Digital Age

ETT 510: Instructional Media & Technology

ETT 511: Advanced Instructional Media Design

ETT 536: Web-based Learning

ETT 555: Media Design: Multimedia

ETT 570: Instructional Technology Leadership

ETT 571: Instructional Technology Program Development

ETT 590: Online Learning & Orientation

Jason Rhode

Contact

(815) 753-2475
jrhode@niu.edu
Adams Hall 318
@jasonrhode
@jasonrhode
niu.edu/jrhode
jasonrhode.com

Recent papers:

Rhode, J., Richter, S., Gowen, P., Miller, T. & Wills, C. (2017). Understanding faculty use of the learning management system. Online Learning, 21(3), 68-86. doi:10.24059/olj.v21i3.1217

Cowan, J., Richter, S., Miller, T., Rhode, J., Click, A., & Underwood, J. (2017). Building a sustainable Quality MattersTM community of practice through social network analysis. The American Journal of Distance Education, 31(3), 160-172. doi:10.1080/08923647.2017.1316154

Rhode, J., Richter, S., & Miller, T. (2017). Designing personalized online teaching professional development through self-assessment. TechTrends, 61(5), 444-451. doi:10.1007/s11528-017-0211-3

Rhode, J., & Krishnamurthi, M. (2016). Preparing faculty to teach online: Recommendations for developing self-paced training. International Journal of Information and Educational Technology, 6(5), 376-382. doi:10.7763/IJIET.2016.V6.717

Rhode, J., Richter, S., Gowen, P., & Krishnamurthi, M. (2015). Measuring digital professional development: Analytics for the use of web and social media. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 7(1), 19-31. doi:10.1108/JARHE-02-2014-0023

Rhode, J., & Krishnamurthi, M. (2013). A consultations tracking database system for improving faculty development consultation services. To Improve The Academy, 32, 199-214.

Rhode, J. (2009). Interaction equivalency in self-paced online learning environments: An exploration of learner preferences. The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 10(1). doi:10.19173/irrodl.v10i1.603