Office of Online and Blended Learning

Contact

Dr. Doug Hearrington
Armstrong State University
11935 Abercorn Street, Solms 211B
Savannah, GA 31419

912.344.3532
Fax 912.344.3409
Doug.Hearrington@armstrong.edu

Director, Online & Blended Learning
 

Dr. Doug Hearrington
Doug.Hearrington@armstrong.edu
912.344.3532
Solms 211A
Office Hours: By appointment in person and via Blackboard Collaborate

For the past 19 years Dr. Hearrington has been working in the field of instructional technology and design, with wide-ranging experiences teaching online including the development of Multi-User Virtual Environment (MUVE) simulations for teaching in high education and with children.

As Director of Online and Blended Learning, Dr. Hearrington is concerned with such things as the creation and approval of high quality online/blended courses and programs, budgeting, marketing, strategic planning, university and individual college accreditation, Armstrong’s online presence related to online/blended programs, policies and procedures, and all aspects of the college experience for online/blended students.

Selected Publications

  • Wegrzyn, S. C., Hearrington, D., Martin, T., & Randolph, A. (Winter 2012-2013). An Investigation of Brain Games as a Potential Non-Pharmaceutical Alternative for the Treatment of ADHD. Journal of Research on Technology in Education. Journal of Research in Educational Technology, 45(2), 107-130.
  • Hearrington, D. (2010). Evaluation of Learning Efficiency and Efficacy in a Multi-User Virtual Environment. Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 27(2), 65–75.
  • Strudler, N., & Hearrington, D. (2008). Quality support for ICT in schools. In J.M. Voogt & G.A. Knezek (Eds.), International Handbook of Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education. New York, NY: Springer. (Invited, international, research handbook publication)

Selected Presentations

  • Hearrington, D. (February, 2014). The Impacts of Site Technology Coordinators on Teacher Use of Educational Technology. Eastern Educational Research Association, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Hearrington, D. (April, 2014). Technology Integration Practices of Highly Prepared and Equipped Teachers: A Secondary Analysis of Survey Data. American Educational Research Association, Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Lokey-Vega, A., Hearrington, D. (April, 2013). Learning from International Curriculum to Continuously Improve the Common Core. American Educational Research Association, Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • Garner, M., Kokan, J., Hearrington, D., Holbein, M., Lang, M., & Taasoobshirazi, G. (April, 2013). Analyzing Teachers’ Sense of Efficacy in Urban Schools (SEUS). American Educational Research Association, Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • Hearrington, D., & Holbein, M. (February, 2013). Longitudinal Research on the Impacts of a PDS Partnership on Climate in Seven Vertically Aligned Schools. 2013 Professional Development Schools National Conference, New Orleans, LA. National Association for Professional Development Schools.
  • Hearrington, D., & Pourreau, L. (February, 2012). Applying Cognitive Task Analysis to Study Teacher Expertise. Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head, SC.
  • Wegrzyn, S. C., & Hearrington D. (February, 2012). An Investigation of Brain Games as a Potential Non-Pharmaceutical Alternative for the Treatment of ADHD. Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head, SC.
  • Hearrington D., & Lokey-Vega, A. (April, 2012). Blogging as an Agent of Change in Teacher Identity, TPACK and Practice. American Educational Research Association, Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Lokey-Vega, A., & Hearrington, D. (April, 2012). Goal-Curriculum Alignment Measures: Comparing the Common Core State Standards to the Georgia Performance Standards. American Educational Research Association, Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Hearrington, D., & Mobbs, S. (2011). Project OWL (Online World of Learning). In Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (pp. 1276-1279). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  • Rosengrant, D., Hearrington, D., Alvarado, K., & Keeble, D. (2011). Following student gaze patterns in physical science lectures. Physics Education Research Conference 2011. Omaha, NE.
  • Hearrington, D. (February, 2011). Measuring learning efficiency in a multi-user virtual environment. Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota, FL.
  • Hearrington, D. (February, 2011). Using THEME to improve the integration of technology into K-12 lessons. Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota, FL.
  • Hearrington, D. (February, 2011). Teacher lessons learned while traveling abroad. Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota, FL.
  • Hearrington, D. (June, 2009). Learning efficiency and efficacy in a multi-user virtual environment. National Educational Computing Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Strudler, N., Hearrington, D., & Luz, T. (June, 2009). The changing role of elementary technology coordinators: A follow-up study. National Educational Computing Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Hearrington, D. (October, 2008). Relationships between computer efficacy and learning efficiency in a multi-user virtual environment. Georgia Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Savannah, GA.
  • Hearrington, D., Strudler, N. (March, 2008). Quality support for ICT in schools. American Educational Research Association Annual Conference. New York, NY.
  • Hearrington, D. (October, 2007). Characteristics of High Performing Site Technology Coordinators and Factors Impacting their Support for Technology. Georgia Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Savannah, GA.
  • Hearrington, D., & Strudler, N. (April, 2007). The effects of barriers and enabling factors, homophily, personal characteristics, and technical support on the instructional support time expenditure of K–12 site-based technology coordinators. American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Hearrington, D. & Strudler, N. (July, 2006). Factors that impact the instructional and technical support provided by site-based technology coordinators. National Educational Computing Conference Web Site. Available: http://www.iste.org/Content/ NavigationMenu/Research/NECC_Research_Paper_Archives/NECC_2006/ Hearrington_Doug_NECC06.pdf
  • Strudler, N., Falba, C. & Hearrington, D. (June, 2005). The Evolving Roles, Goals, and Effectiveness of Elementary Technology Coordinators. National Educational Computing Conference Web Site, (pp. 1-14). Available: http://coe.nevada.edu/nstrudler/ ecs_necc05.pdf
  • Hearrington, D. (June, 2005). Using social network analysis and the Concerns-Based Adoption Model to facilitate technology adoption. Nevada Technology Leadership Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Hearrington, D. (June, 2004). Diffusion of innovation theory and the site technology coordinator.  Nevada Technology Leadership Conference, Las Vegas, NV.