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Matthew Boyer

Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Learning

Office: 207 Tillman
Phone: 864-656-0355
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Educational Background

PhD Educational Psychology & Educational Technology
Michigan State University 2011

EdM Technology in Education
Harvard University 2004

BSEd Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Shippensburg University 1990


International Society of the Learning Sciences
IEEE Education Society
Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Association for Advancement of Computing in Education / Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education

Courses Taught

ARCH 4900 Directed Studies: Honors
ED 3970 Creative Inquiry in Education
ED 4380 Special Topics: Research and Development of Games for Learning
ED 8370 Independent Study in Education
ED 8380 Digital Media & Learning in STEM
ED 9010 Special Topics: Research and Development of Games for Learning
ED 9020 Independent Doctoral Study
EDF 315 Technology Skills for Learning
EDF 425 Instructional Technology Strategies
EDF 4800 Foundations of Digital Media & Learning
EDF 8020 Learning and Motivation in Context
EDF 9010 Seminar in the Learning Sciences I
EDF 9790 Qualitative Research in Education
EDF 9910 Doctoral Dissertation Research
EDHD 3110 Creative Inquiry in Education
EDHD 9310 Special Topics: Learning Environments
EDML 8020 Early Adolescent Psychology and Philosophy
GEOL 4110 Creative Inquiry: Serious Games
NURS 3980 Creative Inquiry in Nursing

Research Interests

technology-enhanced learning environments
computer-supported collaborative learning
game- and simulation-based learning
augmented and virtual reality
IoT and embedded systems
design-based research


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