About Me

2008ritzhaupt_al001Dr. Albert D. Ritzhaupt is an Associate Professor of Educational Technology in the School of Teaching and Learning at the University of Florida. Dr. Ritzhaupt presently serves as the Program Coordinator for the Educational Technology program. Dr. Ritzhaupt is an accomplished educational researcher and technologist. An award-winning researcher, Dr. Ritzhaupt has published more than 70 journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings; and has presented more than 100 presentations at state, national, and international conferences. His primary research areas focus on the design and development of technology-enhanced learning environments, teaching practices in technology-oriented curriculum (e.g., Computer Science or Information Systems), and technology integration in education.

Dr. Ritzhaupt has been funded by the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and National Science Foundation (NSF) to support his research endeavors. His publications have appeared in multiple leading venues, including the Journal of Research on Technology in Education, Educational Technology Research and Development, Computers in the Schools, Journal of Computing in Higher Education, Computers & Education, Journal of Educational Computing Research, and Computers in Human Behavior. Dr. Ritzhaupt is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Educational Computing Research, a social-science indexed Sage publication. Further, he is a consulting editor for Educational Technology Research and Development; and serves on the editorial board for several journals, including Computers in Human Behavior and the Journal of Research on Technology in Education. Dr. Ritzhaupt regularly attends and presents at the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Florida Educational Research Association (FERA), and the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). He also served as Chair of the Games and Simulations Special Interest Group (SIG) in the ISTE and is presently Chair of SIG Instructional Technology in AERA. He also serves as a Director for FERA.