Adriana D

Adriana D'Alba, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-839-6129 | Fax: 678-839-6153

Email:  adalba@westga.edu

Office: Education Annex 140

Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Biography

Adriana D Alba is an Assistant Professor in the College of Education and teaches graduate courses in the Department of Educational Technology and Foundations. She holds a PhD in Educational Computing and an MPhil in 2D/3D Motion Graphics. Her research interests include multimedia applications and technology integration in the classroom, instructional design, development and assessment of Three-Dimensional online environments for learning, virtual museums, online games for learning, and integration of emerging technologies in STEM curriculum.


Education/Degrees

  • B.A., Graphic Design, Autonomous University of the State of Mexico, 1994
  • M. Phil., 2D/3D Motion Graphics, Glasgow School of Art, 2007
  • Certificate, Museum Education, University of North Texas, 2011
  • Ph.D., Educational Computing, University of North Texas, 2012

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • MEDT-3401 (Integratng Technology in Curr)    
    • MEDT-7470 (Digital Media Prod & Utiliztn)    
    • MEDT-7472 (Intro to Distance Education)    
    • MEDT-8463 (Issues in Instruct. Technology)    
  • Fall 2014 Sections
    • MEDT-7470 (Digital Media Prod & Utiliztn) Section: N01   [View Syllabus]
    • MEDT-7472 (Intro to Distance Education) Section: N01   [View Syllabus]
    • MEDT-8463 (Issues in Instruct. Technology) Section: N01   [View Syllabus]
  • Summer 2014 Sections
    • MEDT-3401 (Integratng Technology in Curr) Section: N04   [View Syllabus]
    • MEDT-3401 (Integratng Technology in Curr) Section: N03   [View Syllabus]
    • MEDT-8463 (Issues in Instruct. Technology) Section: N01   [View Syllabus]
  • Spring 2014 Sections
    • MEDT-7470 (Digital Media Prod & Utiliztn) Section: N01   [View Syllabus]
    • MEDT-8463 (Issues in Instruct. Technology) Section: N02   [View Syllabus]
    • MEDT-8463 (Issues in Instruct. Technology) Section: N01   [View Syllabus]

Selected Publications

  • D Alba, A., & Jones, G. (2013). Analyzing the Effects of a 3D Online Virtual Museum in Visitors Discourse, Attitudes, Preferences, and Knowledge Acquisition. In K. Nettleton, & L. Lennex (Eds.), Cases on 3D Tech Application and Integration in Ed (pp 26-47)
  • D Alba, A., Najmi, A., Gratch, J., Bigenho, C. (2010) Virtual Learning Environments: The oLTECx, a study of participant attitudes and experiences. International Journal for Gaming and Computer Mediated Simulations (IJGCMS) 3 (1) pp. 33-50