Cindy York, Ph.D.
Associate Professor


Research Interests

My interests are expert/novice research, online learning and teaching, instructional design, technology integration, and teacher education. Most recently I've been examining mobile technologies in the classroom and workplace such as ipads and smart phones.

Education

  • Ph.D. 2010 Educational Technology, Department of Curriculum and Instruction Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
    • Dissertation: Instructional Design Heuristics
    • Advisor: Peggy A. Ertmer, Ph.D.
  • M.S. 2000 Computer and Information Technology, Database Management Systems Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
  • B.A. 1994 Elementary Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
  • B.A. 1994 Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Classes

  • ETT 743: Seminar: Instructional Technology Problems
  • ETT 742: Seminar: Instructional Technology Research
  • ETT 741: Seminar: Instructional Technology Theory
  • ETT 740: Seminar: Educational Technology Foundations
  • ETT 592: Mobile Technologies for Teaching and Learning
  • ETT 590: Instructional Technology Tools Workshop: Preparing for the Job Hunt
  • ETT 590: Instructional Technology Tools Workshop: iPads in the Classroom
  • ETT 590: Instructional Technology Tools Workshop: 21st Century Learning with IBL & Web 2.0
  • ETT 560: Instructional Design I
  • ETT 555: Media Design: Multimedia
  • ETT 535: Distance Education: Design & Delivery
  • ETT 530/590: Instructional Technology Tools Workshop, LearnIT
  • ETT 530: Instructional Technology Tools
  • ETT 511: Advanced Instructional Media Design
  • ETT 510: Instructional Media and Technology
  • ETT 402: Teaching and Learning with Technology
  • ETT 401B: Field Experience for Integrating Technology into the Elementary Classroom
  • ETT 401A: Integrating Technology into the Elementary Classroom
  • ETT 229: Computers in Education
  • ETR 519: Applied Educational Research

Recent Papers

When authorship is shared, asterisks are used to indicate relatively greater effort or ownership, typically 50% or more.]

York, C. S., Lowenthal, P. R., Fabrikant, K. B., & Mayall, H. J. (2016, in press). Students’ perceptions of instructional ipads. Academic Exchange Quarterly, Summer 2016

York, C. S.*, & Ertmer, P. A. (2016, in press). Examining instructional design principles applied by experienced designers in practice. Performance Improvement Quarterly

York, C. S., Yamagata-Lynch, L., & Smaldino, S. E. (2016). Adult reflection in a graduate level online distance education course. Reflective Practice, 17(1), 40-58. 

Banas, J. R.*, & York, C. S. (2014). Authentic learning exercises as a means to influence preservice teachers’ technology integration self-efficacy and intentions to integrate technology. Australasian Journal
 of Educational Technology, 30(6), 728-746.

Banas, J. R.*, & York, C. S. (2014). The impact of authentic learning exercises on pre-service teachers’ motivational beliefs toward technology integration. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 10(3), 60-76. 

York, C. S.*, & Chinn, L. (2013). Using iPad video to mentor student teacher candidates. School-University Partnerships: The Journal of the National Association for Professional Development Schools, 6(2), 78-83.

York, C. S.*, & Ertmer, P. A. (2013). Design heuristics in academic, corporate, and military instruction: More similar than different. Educational Technology, 53(4), 17-24.

York, C. S.*, & Ertmer, P. A. (2011). Towards an understanding of instructional design heuristics: An exploratory Delphi study. Educational Technology Research and Development, 59(6), 841-863. 

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Contact

815-753-8193
cindy.york@niu.edu
Gable Hall 101
@yorkcindy
cindyyork.net

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