Julie Anne Delello

Dr. Julie Delello is an Associate Professor in the College of Education and Psychology at The University of Texas at Tyler. She also serves as the Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at the university. She received her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in science and technology from Texas A

Publications

Disruptive and Emerging Technology Trends Across Education and the Workplace
Julie Anne Delello, Rochell R. McWhorter. © 2020. 353 pages.
Advancing technologies are rapidly modifying the current state of business and society causing an expansion of possible career opportunities. In order to stay competitive...
Educator Perceptions of Digital Devices: Multitasking and Distractions in the Classroom
Julie A. Delello, Jean Kiekel, Susan R. Poyo, Mia Kim Williams, Deborah Kerby. © 2020. 28 pages.
There is a growing concern regarding student use of digital devices such as smartphones during classroom instruction. This pilot study used a mixed-method survey to collect data...
Do Loneliness and Social Connectedness Improve in Older Adults Through Mobile Technology?
Rochell R. McWhorter, Julie A. Delello, Christine S. Gipson, Beth Mastel-Smith, Kleanthe Caruso. © 2020. 22 pages.
About one-fifth of the population in the United States in 2015 will be age 65 or older in 2050 and loneliness may be a contributing factor that inhibits their well-being and...
Student and Faculty Perceptions of Social Media Use and Relationships Inside and Outside the Higher Education Classroom
Julie A. Delello, Kouider Mokhtari. © 2020. 22 pages.
This study examined student and faculty perceptions of social media use inside and outside the classroom. Three hundred and ninety-six students and fifty faculty members at a...
“I Found Myself Retweeting”: Using Twitter Chats to Build Professional Learning Networks
Julie A. Delello, Annamary L. Consalvo. © 2019. 21 pages.
This chapter describes a mixed-method, multiple case study that examined ways in which synchronous educational Twitter chats were used, first, to enhance graduate and...
Gendered Experiences of Mobile Gaming and Augmented Reality: Engagement with Pokémon Go among University Students
William Goette, Julie A. Delello, Rochell R. McWhorter. © 2019. 14 pages.
Gender differences in video gaming have been observed in gaming motivations, behaviors, and perceptions. Unlike traditional video games, Pokémon Go is a mobile, augmented reality...
Gamifying Education: Motivation and the Implementation of Digital Badges for Use in Higher Education
Julie A. Delello, Harmonie Hawley, Rochell R. McWhorter, Christine S. Gipson, Belinda Deal. © 2018. 17 pages.
This article describes how gamification in education through the use of digital badges has emerged as a means to motivate and reward student learning. This exploratory...
New Visual Literacies and Competencies for Education and the Workplace
Julie A. Delello, Rochell R. McWhorter. © 2017. 38 pages.
This chapter examines how new visual literacies allow students to create meaning and develop competencies needed for the 21st century. Today's generation is continually...
New Visual Social Media for the Higher Education Classroom
Julie A. Delello, Rochell R. McWhorter. © 2016. 25 pages.
This chapter examines how next-generation visual social platforms motivate students to capture authentic evidence of their learning and achievements, publish digital artifacts...
New Visual Literacies and Competencies for Education and the Workplace
Julie A. Delello, Rochell R. McWhorter. © 2016. 36 pages.
This chapter examines how new visual literacies allow students to create meaning and develop competencies needed for the 21st century. Today's generation is continually...
Green Computing through Virtual Learning Environments
Rochell R. McWhorter, Julie A. Delello. © 2016. 28 pages.
As technology has quickly evolved into more sophisticated forms, it is opening the options for educators and business professionals to expand learning opportunities into virtual...
Green Computing through Virtual Learning Environments
Rochell R. McWhorter, Julie A. Delello. © 2015. 28 pages.
As technology has quickly evolved into more sophisticated forms, it is opening the options for educators and business professionals to expand learning opportunities into virtual...
New Visual Social Media for the Higher Education Classroom
Julie A. Delello, Rochell R. McWhorter. © 2014. 26 pages.
This chapter examines how next-generation visual social platforms motivate students to capture authentic evidence of their learning and achievements, publish digital artifacts...