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Dr. Joanne Beriswill

Education

Ph.D., Instructional Technology, Indiana University
M.S., Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction with emphasis in Instructional Technology, University of South Florida
B.A., Magna cum laude, Spanish, University of South Florida

Courses Taught

TKT 1273: Computer Applications
TKT 3623: Designing Technology Training
TKT 4623: Developing/Evaluating Technology Training
TKT 4443/6443: Design of Instructional Games and Simulations
TKB 4583/6583: Graphics and Web Design
TKT 4990/6990: Instructional Games and Simulations
TKT 8623: Instructional Design I

Research Interests

Dr. Beriswill's research includes the application of Instructional Systems Design (ISD) and visual design principles to the teaching of instructional technology. Currently, she is also exploring gender stereotypes in gaming choices, preferences and motivations.

Selected Publications

Beriswill, J. E., Bracey, P., Sherman-Morris, K., Huang, K., & Lee, S. J. (2016). Professional development for promoting 21st Century Skills and Common Core State Standards in foreign language and social studies classrooms. TechTrends . DOI 10.1007/s11528-015-0004-5 (refereed academic journal article)

Beriswill, J. E. (2015). Design process of a goal-based scenario on computing fundamentals. TechTrends. 59(6), 15-20. (refereed academic journal article)

Bracey, P., Lee, S. J., Huang, K., Beriswill, J. E., & Sherman-Morris, K. (2015). Integrating global academic essentials: Common core, 21st century skills, and technology. Proceedings of the Society for Instructional Technology in Education. (refereed proceedings, international)

Beriswill, J. E. (2014). The MegaTech project: A goal-based scenario for computing fundamentals. Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Association for Educational Communications and Technology. (refereed proceedings, international)

Beriswill, J. E. (2014). Learner-focused course design: Games and sims 101. Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Association for Educational Communications and Technology.(refereed proceedings, international)

Beriswill, J.E. (2011). Professional graphic designers approaching visual interface design. Posters Part I: HCII 2011, CCIS, 173, 3-7. (refereed proceedings, international)

Beriswill, J. E. (2009, October). Case study analysis: One researcher’s coding journey. Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Association for Educational Communications and Technology. (refereed proceedings, international)

Grants

No Child Left Behind Grant, Integrating Global Academic Essentials: Common Core, 21st Century Skills, and Technology. Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. (External, Co-PI, $90,000, AY 2017)

No Child Left Behind Grant, Integrating Global Academic Essentials: Common Core, 21st Century Skills, and Technology. Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. (External, Co-PI, $90,000, AY 2016)

No Child Left Behind Grant, Integrating Global Academic Essentials: Common Core, 21st Century Skills, and Technology. Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. (External, Co-PI, $90,000, AY 2015)

No Child Left Behind Grant, Integrating Global Academic Essentials: Common Core, 21st Century Skills, and Technology. Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. (External, Co-PI, $90,000, AY 2014)

Professional Presentations

Beriswill, J. E., Walton, A., & Yarbrough, S. T. (2016, November-Accepted). Implementation of an Online Interactive Learning System for Teaching Computer Applications. Presented at annual E-LEARN 2016- World Conference on E-Learning, Alexandria, VA. (refereed, international)

Beriswill, J. E., Walton, A., & Yarbrough, S. T. (2016, November-Accepted). Using Blackboard Learn to Foster a Community of Practice for Computer Applications Instructors. Presented at annual E-LEARN 2016- World Conference on E-Learning, Alexandria, VA. (refereed, international)

Yu, C. & Beriswill, J. E. (2015, November). Providing learner services and support: Improving text-driven learning environment of distance learning with online tutorials. Research paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Indianapolis, Indiana. (refereed, international)

Beriswill, J. E. (2015, September). The ABC's R' US for visually dynamic design. Session presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Business Education Association, Jackson, MS. (invited, regional)

Beriswill, J. E. (2015, February). HTML coding made easy. Session presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Educational Computing Association, Jackson, MS. (refereed, regional)

Beriswill, J. E. (2015, February). Photoshop 101. Session presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Educational Computing Association, Jackson, MS. (refereed, regional)

Beriswill, J. E. (2014, November). Learner-focused course design: Games and sims 101. Research paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Jacksonville, Florida. (refereed, international)

Beriswill, J. E. (2014, November). The MegaTech project: A goal-based scenario for computing fundamentals. Research paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Jacksonville, Florida. (refereed, international)

Beriswill, J. E. (2014, February). Bring power to your points. Session presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Educational Computing Association, Jackson, MS. (refereed, regional)

Beriswill, J. E. (2014, February). PowerPoint design masters. Session presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Educational Computing Association, Jackson, MS. (refereed, regional)

Beriswill, J. E. (2013, October). Organizing the course layout within a course management system through element, grouping, and ordering structures. Presented at annual E-LEARN 2013- World Conference on E-Learning, Las Vegas, NV (refereed, international)

Beriswill, J. E. (2013, October). Transitioning to Blackboard Learn: One professor’s journey. Presented at annual E-LEARN 2013 - World Conference on E-Learning, Las Vegas, NV (refereed, international)

Beriswill, J. E. (2012, November). The FADE model for the visual design of instruction. Research paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Louisville, KY (refereed, international)

Beriswill, J. E. (2012, November). From zero to designing instruction: Scaffolding in design and development courses for novices. Research paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Louisville, KY (refereed, international)

Beriswill, J. E. (2012, February). Excel at making games. Session presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Educational Computing Association, Jackson, MS. (refereed, regional)

Beriswill, J. E. (2012, February). PowerPoint time-savers. Session presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Educational Computing Association, Jackson, MS. (refereed, regional)

Beriswill, J. E. (2011, November). Anatomy of a website: Analyzing visual elements of great website interfaces. Research paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Jacksonville, FL.

Beriswill, J. E. (2011, November). Initial website design processes: A replication study on expert graphic designers. Research paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Jacksonville, FL.

Beriswill, J. E. (2011, July). Professional graphic designers approaching visual interface design. Research paper poster presented at the bi-annual International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Orlando, FL.

Beriswill, J. E. (2011, July). Black boxes debunked: What graphic designers wish you knew. Research paper poster presented at the bi-annual International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Orlando, FL.

Beriswill, J. E. (2011, February). ABCs R’ US to the rescue. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Educational Computing Association, Jackson, MS.

Beriswill, J. E., Yu, C., & He, M. (2010, October). Using surveys to determine needs for curriculum re-design. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Anaheim, CA. (refereed, international)

Yu, C., Beriswill, J. E., Okojie, M., & He, M. (2010, October). Clarifying learning expectation: Development of standards-based curriculum. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Anaheim, CA. (refereed, international)

Beriswill, J. E. (2010, February). Creating instructional board games. Session presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Educational Computing Association, Jackson, MS. (refereed, regional)

Beriswill, J. E. (2010, February). PowerPoint made fast and powerful. Session presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Educational Computing Association, Jackson, MS. (refereed, regional)

Beriswill, J. E. (2009, October). Case study analysis: One researcher’s coding journey. Research paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Louisville, Kentucky (refereed, international)

Professional Leadership

Faculty Senate, 2012-2015, Mississippi State University.
Faculty Council, 2009-2010, College of Education
Recruitment and Outreach Committee, 2016-Present, College of Education
Research Committee, 2015-Present, College of Education
Undergraduate Education Advisory Committee, 2014-2016, College of Education
Scholarships Committee, 2012-2015, College of Education
Professional Development School Steering Committee, 2011-2013, College of Education
[Chair] Graduate Recruitment Committee, 2016-Present, Instr. Systems and Workforce Dev. Department
[Chair] Appeals Committee, 2014-2016, Instr. Systems and Workforce Dev. Department
[Chair] Doctoral Convocation Committee, 2013-2014, Instr. Systems and Workforce Dev. Department
[Chair] Website Committee, 2011-2012, Instr. Systems and Workforce Dev. Department
[Chair] Curriculum Committee, 2010-2011, Instr. Systems and Workforce Dev. Department
Journal Article Reviewer, 2003- Present, British Journal of Educational Technology
Journal Article Reviewer, 2016- Present, Journal of Computing in Higher Education
Proposal Reviewer, 2004-Present, Association for Educational Communications and Technology Convention.
Session Facilitator, 2009-Present, Association for Educational Communications and Technology Conference
Session Facilitator, 2009-Present, Mississippi Educational Computing Association Convention
Session Facilitator, 2013, E-LEARN 2013 - World Conference on E-Learning

Honors

John Grisham Teaching Excellence Award, 2016-2017
Educator of the Year by the Mississippi Educational Computing Association, 2011
Early Career Symposium Award, 2010