Curriculum Vitae

 

matt@mattcrosslin.com

Experience

Learning Innovation Coordinator, September 2014 to present
University of Texas at Arlington’s Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge (LINK) Research Lab
Duties: Research learning innovations, design innovative solutions, presenting and writing on emerging topics.

Instructional Technologist, March 2015 to present
iDesignEDU, LLC
Duties: Assisting instructional designers, creating graphics, custom CSS design

Adjunct Professor, August 2009 to August 2015
University of Texas at Brownsville
Duties: Assisting students, grading projects, general instruction

Instructional Designer, November 2005 to August 2014
University of Texas at Arlington Center for Distance Education
Duties: Designing courses, exploring emerging technology, presenting and training on educational topics.

Curriculum Designer / Web Programmer, January 2004 to October 2005
HEALTH EDCO Curriculum – Waco, TX
Duties: Developing and writing courses, creating educational games, programming online lessons, editing courses work.

Associate Director of Education, October 2002 to December 2003
Sylvan Learning Center – Waco, TX
Duties: Supervision, management, instruction, updating and developing curriculum

Science Teacher – 8th Grade, August 2000 to May 2002
La Vega Independent School District – Waco, TX
Duties: Education, maintaining a class web page, team leader

Health Inspector/Instructor, January 1999 to July 2000
Waco, TX Public Health District
Duties: Inspection of restaurants and childcare facilities, developing and teaching food safety courses.

Education

Ph.D., Learning Technologies, University of North Texas, 2016
Dissertation: Customizable Modality Pathway Learning Design: Exploring Personalized Learning Choices Through a Lens of Self-Regulated Learning

M.Ed., Educational Technology, University of Texas at Brownsville, 2006
Practicum Project: Online High School Health Lessons

B.S., Education, Baylor University, Waco, TX, 1997
Dean’s Academic Honor List, Magna Cum Laude graduate

Courses Taught

Humanizing Online Instruction, the #HumanMOOC (online). Canvas Network
Designing Effective and Engaging Online Classes (faculty training) University of Texas at Arlington
EDTC 3310 – Introduction to Educational Technology (online). University of Texas at Brownsville
EDTC 3320 – Instructional Design for the Corporate Trainer (online). University of Texas at Brownsville
EDTC 3321 – Computer/Web-Based Training (online). University of Texas at Brownsville
EDTC 3323 – Designing Interactive Multimedia (online). University of Texas at Brownsville

Publications

Crosslin, Matt (2017). Exploring Self-regulated Learning Choices in a Customizable Learning Pathway Course. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Crosslin, Matt, Justin T. Dellinger, Srecko Joksimovic, Vitomir Kovanovic, and Dragan Gasevic (2017). Customizable Modalities for Individualized Learning: Examining Patterns of Engagement in Dual-Layer MOOCs. Manuscript accepted for publication.

Bozkurt, Aras, Whitney Kilgore, and Matt Crosslin (2017). Bot-teachers in Hybrid Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): A Post-Humanist Experience. Manuscript accepted for publication.

Semingson, Peggy, Dana Owens, Matt Crosslin, and Brian Brown (2017). Exploring Virtual Reality, Synchronous Learning, and Google Apps with Preservice Teachers with an Interactive Technology Workshop and Tutorial. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education 2017 Conference Proceedings.

Crosslin, Matt (2016). From Instructivism to Connectivism: Theoretical Underpinnings of MOOCs. Current Issues in Emerging eLearning, volume 3, issue 1, Article 6.

Crosslin, Matt and Jenny S. Wakefield (2016). What’s Cooking in the MOOC Kitchen: Layered MOOCs. TechTrends, volume 60 number 2 p.98-101.

Rose, Carolyn P, Oliver Ferschke, Gaurav Tomar, DiYi Yang, Iris Howley, Vincent Aleven, George Siemens, Matt Crosslin, Dragan Gasevic, & Ryan Baker (2015). Challenges and Opportunities of Dual-Layer MOOCs: Reflections from an edX Deployment Study. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2015). Gothenburg, Sweden.

Crosslin, Matt and Lin Lin (2015). Understanding Instructional Designs and Teaching Strategies of Massive Open Online Courses. Proceedings from the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

Crosslin, Matt and Justin T. Dellinger (2015). Lessons Learned While Designing and Implementing a Multiple Pathways xMOOC + cMOOC. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education 2015 Conference Proceedings.

Semingson, Peggy, Matt Crosslin, and Justin T. Dellinger (2015). Microlearning as a Tool to Engage Students in Online and Blended Learning. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education 2015 Conference Proceedings.

Crosslin, Katie and Matt Crosslin (2014). Predictive Models for Cyberbullying Among College Students: What are the Consequences? Texas Public Health Journal.

Crosslin, Matt (2014). Social Interaction and Peer Mentorship at Universities in a Post-Course Future. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education 2014 Conference Proceedings.

Crosslin, Matt, Jenny Wakefield, Phyllis Bennette, and William Black (2013). Leveraging Sociocultural Theory to Create a Mentorship Program for New Doctoral Students. Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age 2013 Conference Proceedings.

Crosslin, Matt (2010) Blog or Discussion Board: Which is the Right Tool to Choose? In C. Black (Ed.), The Dynamic Classroom: Engaging Students in Higher Education, Atwood Publishing.

Crosslin, Matt. (2010). When the Future Finally Arrives: Web 2.0 Becomes Web 3.0. In M. J. W. Lee & C. McLoughlin (Eds.), Web 2.0-Based e-Learning: Applying Social Informatics for Tertiary Teaching. IGI Global.

Crosslin, Matt (2009). Moodle: The Intersection of Course Management System and Social Networking. The Encyclopedia of Distance Learning, IGI Global.

Crosslin, Matt (2009). Following Ed Tech Trends. The Long Distance Courier, UTA CDE.

Crosslin, Matt (2006). The Confusion Over a Little Thing Called Blog. MoodZine Online Magazine.

HealthEdco Curriculum (2005). 7th Grade Health Modules. WRS Group, LTD.

Presentations

Crosslin, Matt (2017). Designing Innovative Courses with Self-Determined / Heutagogical Learning Pathway Mapping. OLC Innovate Conference – New Orleans, LA (April 5, 2017)

Semingson, Peggy, Dana Owens, Matt Crosslin, and Brian Brown (2017). Exploring Virtual Reality, Synchronous Learning, and Google Apps with Preservice Teachers with an Interactive Technology Workshop and Tutorial. Brief paper presentation at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education 2017 conference – Austin, Texas (March 7, 2017)

Crosslin, Matt and Justin T. Dellinger (2016). Examining the Interaction Between Wearables and Virtual / Augmented Reality From a Design and Theoretical Perspective. aWEAR16: Wearable Technologies, Knowledge Development, and Learning – Stanford, CA (November 14, 2016)

Crosslin, Matt and Justin T. Dellinger (2016). Customizable Modality Pathway Courses: Research Results and Design Implications of Empowering Learner Choice. Learning With MOOCS III: Being and Learning in a Digital Age – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (October 7, 2016)

Crosslin, Matt (2016). Utilizing Innovative Customizable Pathways / Dual-Layer MOOC Course Design For True Individualized Learning. OLC Innovate Conference – New Orleans, LA (April 20, 2016)

Dellinger, Justin T. and Matt Crosslin (2015). The Impact of MOOCs on Traditional Online Courses. Digital Learning Research Network – Stanford, CA (October 16, 2015)

Crosslin, Matt, Justin T. Dellinger, Vitomir Kovanovic, and Srecko Joksimovic (2015). Customizable Modalities for Individualized Learning: Examining Patterns of Engagement in Dual-Layer MOOCs. Digital Learning Research Network – Stanford, CA (October 16, 2015)

Rose, Carolyn P, Oliver Ferschke, Gaurav Tomar, DiYi Yang, Iris Howley, Vincent Aleven, George Siemens, Matt Crosslin, Dragan Gasevic, and Ryan Baker (2015). Challenges and Opportunities of Dual-Layer MOOCs: Reflections from an edX Deployment Study. 11th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2015) – Gothenburg, Sweden (June 9-10, 2015).

Crosslin, Matt (2015). Is The MOOC Truly Dead, Just Taking A Breather, Or Still Gaining Momentum? 8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium – Dallas, TX (April 24, 2015)

Crosslin, Matt and Lin Lin (2015). Understanding Instructional Designs and Teaching Strategies of Massive Open Online Courses (research paper presentation). American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting – Chicago, Illinois (April 18, 2015)

Crosslin, Matt and Justin T. Dellinger (2015). Lessons Learned While Designing and Implementing a Multiple Pathways xMOOC + cMOOC. Brief paper presentation at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education 2015 conference – Las Vegas, Nevada (March 5, 2015)

Semingson, Peggy, Matt Crosslin, and Justin T. Dellinger (2015). Microlearning as a Tool to Engage Students in Online and Blended Learning. Brief paper presentation at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education 2015 conference – Las Vegas, Nevada (March 3, 2015)

Crosslin, Matt, Justin Dellinger, and Brittany Usman (2014). Designing a Dual Layer xMOOC + cMOOC. Texas Community College Technology Forum – Plano, TX (November 7, 2014)

Crosslin, Matt and Harriet Watkins (2014). Are MOOCs Really Just Bad Course Design Digitized? Sloan-C’s 7th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium – Dallas, TX (April 10, 2014)

Crosslin, Matt (2014). Social Interaction and Peer Mentorship at Universities in a Post-Course Future. Brief paper presentation at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education 2014 conference – Jacksonville, Florida (March 19, 2014)

Crosslin, Matt (2013). Leveraging Sociocultural Theory to Create a Mentorship Program for Doctoral Students. Brief paper presentation at the Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age 2013 international conference – Fort Worth, Texas (October 23, 2013).

Crosslin, Katie and Matt Crosslin (2012). Understanding the Prevalence and Type of Cyberbullying Behaviors Among College Students. Poster presentation at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) annual meeting, San Francisco, CA (October 29, 2012).

Crosslin, Matt and Sarrah Sarraj (2012). Online Learning Innovation: Community, Openness, and Turning Things Inside Out. Conference presentation at the National University Technology Network 2012 conference – Kansas City, Missouri (September 18, 2012)

Crosslin, Matt and Harriet Watkins (2010). The Web is Changing: It’s Time to Dethrone the LMS! Conference presentation at the Texas Distance Learning Association Conference – Houston, TX (March 23, 2010)

Crosslin, Matt and Harriet Watkins (2010). The Web is Changing. Time to Dethrone the LMS! Conference presentation at EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference – Austin, TX (February 18, 2010)

Crosslin, Matt and Tim Gottleber (2009). Get Those EduPunks Off My lawn! Conference presentation at the National University Telecommunications Network 2009 conference – Saratoga Springs, NY (June 22, 2009)

Crosslin, Matt and Harriet Watkins (2009). Will Web 3.0 Make Us Change the Way We Educate? Conference presentation at The Sloan-C International Symposium on Emerging Technology Applications for Online Learning – San Francisco, CA (June 18, 2009)

Crosslin, Matt and Harriet Watkins (2009). Will Web 3.0 Make Us Change the Way We Educate? Conference presentation at the Texas Distance Learning Association Conference – Corpus Christi, TX (April 7, 2009)

Crosslin, Matt (2008). Future of the Internet: Web 3.0 and 3D Web. Conference presentation at the National University Telecommunications Network 2008 conference – Park City, UT (June 10, 2008)

Crosslin, Matt and Katrina Adams (2007). Cutting Edge Innovations in Online Learning: Web 2.0 for Everybody. Conference presentation at the Innovations in Online Learning Conference – Austin, TX (May 24, 2007)

Crosslin, Matt (2007). Online Publication Smack-Down: Blogs vs. Discussion Boards. Conference presentation at the Innovations in Online Learning Conference – Austin, TX (May 24, 2007)

Crosslin, Matt (2007). 3-D Learning Management System: Moodle + Second Life. Conference presentation at the Texas Distance Learning Association Conference – Galveston, TX (March 28, 2007)

Crosslin, Matt (2007). Web2.0 Alphabet Soup: CSS, RSS, XML, and AJAX. Conference presentation at the Texas Distance Learning Association Conference – Galveston, TX (March 27, 2007)

Crosslin, Matt (2006). Do-It-Yourself LMS: Open-Source and High-Tech Possibilities. Conference presentation at the Innovations in Online Learning Conference – Austin, TX (June 1, 2006)

Panel Discussions

Stewart, Bonnie (moderator) with Matt Crosslin, Maha Bali, Rebecca Hogue, Whitney Kilgore, and Rolin Moe (2015). My Theory Can Whip Your Theory: The Ontological Smackdown to End All Ontological Smackdowns. Digital Learning Research Network – Stanford, CA (October 17, 2015)

Hezel, Richard (moderator) with Myra Traynor, Debbie Addair, Anne Marie Vaughan, Matt Crosslin, and Sarah Sarraj (2012). NUTN Opening Session: 30 Year Celebration. Panel Discussion at the National University Technology Network 2012 conference – Kansas City, Missouri (September 18, 2012)

Butler, Janice and Matt Crosslin (2009). Web 2.0 in Texas Schools: Opportunities & Challenges. Panel Discussion at the Texas Distance Learning Association Conference – Corpus Christi, TX (April 9, 2009)

Interviews

Kelly, Robert (2007). Blogs or Discussion Boards? (interview with Matt Crosslin). Online Classroom, 7 (12), 2.

Professional Service

Chief Information Officer, Texas Distance Learning Association Board of Directors, 2009-2010

Committees

Domain of One’s Own Advisory Council
University of Texas at Arlington, 2016-2017

Organizing Committee
Digital Learning Research Network 2015 Conference, October 16-17, 2016

Proposal Review Committee
Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium (ET4Online), April 22-24, 2015

Emerging Technologies Proposal Review Committee Chair
Texas Distance Learning Association Conference, April 20 – 23, 2011

Information Committee Chair
Texas Distance Learning Association, 2009-2010.

Website Development Chair
Texas Distance Learning Association Conference, March 21 – 24, 2010

Emerging Technologies Proposal Review Committee Chair
Texas Distance Learning Association Conference, March 21 – 24, 2010

Emerging Technologies Proposal Review Committee Chair
Texas Distance Learning Association Conference, April 6 – 9, 2009

Futures & Research Proposal Review Committee Chair
Texas Distance Learning Association Conference, April 6 – 9, 2009

Studeous.com Teacher Advisory Board, May 2008

Technology Used Everyday Track Proposal Review Committee
Texas Distance Learning Association Conference, March 24 – 27, 2008

Technology Track Proposal Review Committee
Innovations in Online Learning Conference, May 31 – June 2, 2006

Course Awards

President’s Award for Excellence in Distance Education by the University of Texas at Arlington, for LIST 5346: Teaching The Writing Process.

Award for Education Innovation by the University of Texas at Arlington, for EXSA 1247: Exercise and Weight Management.

Best Practices Award for Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching – Higher Education (Platinum Level) by the United States Distance Learning Association, for ART 1301: Art Appreciation, 2008.

Best Practices Award for Online Distance Learning Programming Online Technology – Higher Education (Gold Level) by the United States Distance Learning Association, for CRCJ 4301: The American Judicial System, 2007.

Instructional Design

Humanizing Online Instruction, the #HumanMOOC (massive open online course, Canvas Network, Winter 2015)
LINK5.10x Data, Analytics and Learning (massive open online course, EdX and UT Arlington, Fall 2014)
BEEP 3381 Language Minority Students: Development and Assessment (UT Arlington, Summer 2014)
URPA 5329: Financial Management in the Public and Non-Profit Sectors (UT Arlington, Summer 2014)
ENGL 3347 Topics in Multicultural Literatures (UT Arlington, Spring 2014)
BEEP 3381 Language Minority Students: Development and Assessment (UT Arlington, Spring 2014)
URPA 5358 Ethics in the Public Service (UT Arlington, Fall 2013)
Designing Effective and Engaging Online Courses (UT Arlington, Fall 2013)
POLS 2312 Local Government (UT Arlington Spring 2013)
GEOL 4305 Applications of Remote Sensing (UT Arlington Fall 2012)
GEOL 4332 Global Positioning Systems (UT Arlington Fall 2012)
GEOL 3316 Astrobiology (UT Arlington Summer 2012)
EDAD 6374 Advanced School Business Administration (UT Arlington Summer 2012)
EDAD 6373 The Superintendency (UT Arlington Spring 2012)
POLS 4316 Women in the Political Process (UT Arlington Spring 2012)
ART 1305 Two-Dimensional Design (UT Arlington Fall 2011)
SOCI 3334 Gender Roles (UT Arlington Fall 2011)
CRCJ 3385 Women and Crime (UT Arlington Fall 2011)
KINE 3301 Biomechanics of Human Movement (UT Arlington Spring 2011)
HEED 3305 Women’s Health Issues (UT Arlington Spring 2010)
KINE 3303 Applied Kinesiology (UT Arlington Spring 2010)
HEED 4310 Stress Management (UT Arlington Spring 2010)
ECON 3303 Money and Banking (UT Arlington Fall 2009)
ECON 2305 Principles of Macroeconomics (UT Arlington Fall 2009)
NURS 3333 Health Promotions (UT Arlington Fall 2009)
LIST 5346 Teaching the Writing Process (UT Arlington Fall 2009)
URPA 5399 Public Administration Capstone (UT Arlington Fall 2009)
LIST 5350 Literacy Assessment (UT Arlington Summer 2009)
ENGL 1302 Critical Think, Reading, and Writing II (UT Arlington Spring 2009)
EXSA 0154 Walking/Jogging for Fitness (UT Arlington Spring 2009)
EXSA 1247 Exercise and Weight Management (UT Arlington Spring 2009)
URPA 5358 Ethics In Public Service (UT Arlington Spring 2009)
BIOL 3309 Medical Terminology (UT Arlington Fall 2008)
SPAN 4334 Culture and Economic Globalization (UT Arlington Spring 2008)
SPAN 4335 Business Spanish (UT Arlington Fall 2007)
CRCJ 4301 The American Judicial System (UT Arlington Spring 2007)
CRCJ 4380 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems (UT Arlington Spring 2007)
ART 1301 Art Appreciation (UT Arlington Spring 2007)
7th grade Nutrition (Health Edco 2005)
7th grade Injury & Violence Prevention (Health Edco 2005)
7th grade Personal, Community, & Environmental Health (Health Edco 2005)
Childcare Food Manager training course (Waco Health District 2000)
Childcare Food Worker training course (Waco Health District 2000)

Creative Endeavors

Blogger, EduGeek Journal

Web Design, Monsoon River Designs

Skills and Qualifications

Sloan-C Online Teaching Certificate, June 2013

Moodle Course Creator Certification, September 2009

Gifted & Talented Secondary Training, 2002

Intel Teach to the Future Training, 2001

Texas Teacher’s Certificate, Secondary Art and Earth Science, 1997

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office (all applications) and Google Docs (all applications)
  • Blackboard, Canvas, and Moodle LMS (as instructor and administrator)
  • Blackboard Collaborate, Skype, Adobe Connect, Google Hang-outs
  • PhotoShop CE
  • Adobe Studio 8 (including Flash and DreamWeaver)
  • Graphic art design (Fireworks 8 and QuarkXpress)
  • Web page design (including AJAX, XML, CSS, RSS, JavaScript, and ActionScript)
  • PHP and MySQL programming

Research Interests

Instructional design
Emerging technologies
Gaming and Virtual/Augmented Reality in Education
Heutagogy and self-directed open learning
Sociocultural theory and ethics in learning
Power relationships in design and teaching
Connectivism and networked learning
Social presence and immediacy in online environments
Blogging and social networking
Immersive virtual learning environments