Trena Paulus, Ph.D.
Associate Professor: Instructional Technology, Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research, & LEEDS
Ph.D. Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. 2003. Instructional Systems Technology and Computer-mediated Communication.
M.S. Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. 2001. Instructional Systems Technology
M.A. Ohio University, Athens, OH. 1997. Applied Linguistics (TESL/TEFL focus.)
B.A. Franklin College, Franklin, IN. 1991. English, Philosophy and History.
Computer-mediated communication, qualitative inquiry methodologies,
technology integration in higher education, online/blended collaborative
Paulus, T., Phipps, G., Harrison, J. & Varga, M.A. (In press). Re-envisioning instructional technology research in higher education environments: A content analysis of a grant program. Journal of Computing in Higher Education.
Lester, J. & Paulus, T. (2012). Performative acts of autism. Discourse & Society 23(3), 259-273.
Lester, J. & Paulus, T. (2011). Accountability and public displays of knowing in an undergraduate computer-mediated communication context. Discourse Studies 13(6), 671-686.
Myers, C.R., Wyatt, T.H., Mixer, S.J., Paulus, T.M., & Lee, D.S. (2011). Making the move to blended learning: Reflections on a faculty development program. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship 8(1), Article 20. DOI: 10.2202/1548-923X.2243. http://www.bepress.com/ijnes/vol8/iss1/art20
Lee, D., Paulus, T., Loboda, I., Phipps, G., Wyatt, T., Myers, C. & Mixer, S. (2010). Instructional design portfolio: A faculty development program for nurse educators learning to teach online. TechTrends 54(6), 20-28.
Halic, O., Lee, D., Paulus, T., & Spence, M. (2010). To blog or not to blog: Student perceptions of blog effectiveness for learning in an undergraduate course. Internet and Higher Education 13, 206-213.
Arnold, N. & Paulus, T. (2010). Using a social networking site for experiential learning: Lurking, modeling and community building. Internet and Higher Education 13,188-196.
Paulus, T.M., Woodside, M., & Ziegler, M.F. (2010). “I tell you, it’s a journey, isn’t it?” Understanding collaborative meaning-making in qualitative research. Qualitative Inquiry 16(10), 852-862.
EP559: Introduction to qualitative research in education
EP669: Advanced qualitative research in education
EP604: Digital tools in qualitative research
EP631: Discourse analysis in educational environments
EP633: Discursive psychology
IT532: Evaluating online learning environments
IT632: Online learning environments
American Educational Research Association
International Society of the Learning Sciences
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication
Journal of Computing in Higher Education
Personal interests and hobbies
Anything outside, especially in the mountains.
1122 Volunteer Boulevard
515 Jane and David Bailey Education Complex
Knoxville, TN 37996-3452
535 Jane & David Bailey Education Complex
1122 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-3452