Richard Hartshorne

Richard Hartshorne is an Associate Professor of Educational Technology at the University of Central Florida. He earned his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Florida. At the University of Central Florida, his teaching focuses on the integration of technology into the educational landscape, as well as instructional design and development. His research interests primarily involve the production and effective integration of instructional technology into the teaching and learning environment. The major areas of his research interest are rooted in online teaching and learning, technology and teacher education, and the integration of emerging technology into the K-Post-secondary curriculum. His articles have appeared in such publications as Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, Journal of Computing in Higher Education, Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, The Internet and Higher Education, The Journal of Educational Computing Research, and others. He has also authored numerous book chapters and serves in editorial capacities for a number of journals in the field of educational technology.

Publications

Handbook of Research on Emerging Practices and Methods for K-12 Online and Blended Learning
Tina Lane Heafner, Richard Hartshorne, Richard Thripp. © 2019. 608 pages.
National efforts have been made to encourage technology integration in teacher preparation with expectations for frequent and successful applications with K-12 learners. While...
Investigating Student Perceptions and the Effectiveness of K-12 Blended Learning Communities
Gina Tovine, April Fleetwood, Andrew Shepherd, Colton J. Tapoler, Richard Hartshorne, Raquel Pesce. © 2019. 23 pages.
While the growth of blended learning environments in higher education and non-educational settings has continued to increase in recent years, this has not been the case in K-12...
Examining the Impact of Web 2.0 Applications on Knowledge Management Performance
Scott Buechler, Richard Hartshorne, Haya Ajjan. © 2016. 21 pages.
There has been an increasing interest in the use of Web 2.0 applications to enhance the effectiveness of internal communication and improve knowledge management within the...
Exploring the Effectiveness of Online Education in K-12 Environments
Tina L. Heafner, Richard Hartshorne, Teresa Petty. © 2015. 481 pages.
The integration of technology in classrooms is rapidly emerging as a way to provide more educational opportunities for students. As virtual learning environments become more...
Examining the Impact of Web 2.0 Applications on Knowledge Management Performance
Scott Buechler, Richard Hartshorne, Haya Ajjan. © 2014. 21 pages.
There has been an increasing interest in the use of Web 2.0 applications to enhance the effectiveness of internal communication and improve knowledge management within the...
Teacher Education Programs and Online Learning Tools: Innovations in Teacher Preparation
Richard Hartshorne, Tina L. Heafner, Teresa Petty. © 2013. 569 pages.
While online learning has become pervasive in many fields in higher education, it has been adopted somewhat slower in teacher education. In addition, more research is needed to...
Remote Observation of Graduate Interns: A Look at the Process Four Years Later
Teresa Petty, Tina L. Heafner, Richard Hartshorne. © 2013. 22 pages.
The Remote Observation of Graduate Interns (ROGI) is a method crafted by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte that allows graduate interns completing...
Investigation of Blended versus Fully Web-Based Instruction for Pre-Teacher Candidates in a Large Section Special Education Survey Course
Chris O’Brien, Shaqwana M. Freeman, John Beattie, LuAnn Jordan, Richard Hartshorne. © 2013. 17 pages.
This chapter summarizes the results of a quasi-experiment conducted to determine the relative effectiveness of preparing pre-teacher education university students using a fully...
Moving Beyond Four Walls: The Expanding Online Teacher Preparation Classroom
Tina L. Heafner, Teresa Petty, Richard Hartshorne. © 2012. 31 pages.
In this qualitative research study, the authors explore the use of the Remote Observation of Graduate Interns (ROGI) as a tool for expanding online instruction for teacher...
Implementing the Remote Observation of Graduate Interns: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Teresa Petty, Richard Hartshorne, Tina L. Heafner. © 2012. 18 pages.
In this chapter, unexpected challenges, “lessons learned,” as well as the best practices that have resulted during the implementation of a program involving the remote...
Lessons Learned From the Implementation of a Technology-Focused Professional Learning Community
D. Bruce Taylor, Richard Hartshorne, Sam Eneman, Patti Wilkins, Drew Polly. © 2012. 16 pages.
In this chapter, “lessons learned” and best practices that have resulted from the implementation of technology-focused professional learning community in a College of Education...
MMORPG Roles, Civic Participation and Leadership Among Generation Y
Richard Hartshorne, Phillip J. VanFossen, Adam Friedman. © 2012. 13 pages.
The notion of an ‘effective citizen’ is very complex and has very different meanings for varying individuals. However, the development of an effective citizenry is critical for a...
Faculty Use and Perceptions of Web 2.0 in Higher Education
Richard Hartshorne, Haya Ajjan, Richard E. Ferdig. © 2010. 19 pages.
In this chapter, the authors provide evidence for the potential of various Web 2.0 applications in higher education through a review of relevant literature on both emerging...
Student and Faculty Use and Perceptions of Web 2.0 Technologies in Higher Education
Haya Ajjan, Richard Hartshorne, Richard E. Ferdig. © 2010. 20 pages.
In this chapter, the authors provide evidence for the potential of Web 2.0 applications in higher education through a review of relevant literature on educational technology and...
Student and Faculty Use and Perceptions of Web 2.0 Technologies in Higher Education
Haya Ajjan, Richard Hartshorne, Richard E. Ferdig. © 2010. 20 pages.
In this chapter, the authors provide evidence for the potential of Web 2.0 applications in higher educationthrough a review of relevant literature on educational...
Exploring Guild Participation in MMORPGs and Civic Leadership
Adam Friedman, Richard Hartshorne, Phillip VanFossen. © 2010. 29 pages.
This chapter reports the results of a survey study of the civic engagement and participation of guild members in the massively multi-player online role play game (MMORPG) World...
International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations (IJGCMS)
William Bart. Est. 2009.
The International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations (IJGCMS) is a peer-reviewed, international journal devoted to the theoretical and empirical understanding of...
The Role of MMORPGS in Social Studies Education
Phillip J. VanFossen, Adam Friedman, Richard Hartshorne. © 2009. 16 pages.
In this chapter, the authors will report evidence for the potential of MMORPGs for social studies education by providing a detailed review of relevant literature from the fields...