Lloyd P Rieber

Biography

Lloyd Rieber is a Professor of Learning, Design, and Technology at the University of Georgia. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was a public school teacher in New Mexico before completing his Ph.D. at Penn State in 1987. He was on the faculty at Texas A&M University for six years before joining the UGA faculty in 1993.

Interests

  • Q methodology
  • Accessibility
  • Design thinking
  • Design-Based Research

Education

  •  Ph.D. in Instructional Systems, 1987
    The Pennsylvania State University
  •  M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction/Math Education, 1983
    University of New Mexico
  •  B.S. in Elementary Education, 1979
    University of Pittsburgh

Contact

 706-542-3986 (office)

Research Summary

Lloyd Rieber’s research interests include understanding students' subjectivity in the classroom using Q methodology, online education (including MOOCs), and accessibility. He explores these topics through the lens of design thinking. He has published conceptual articles, research articles, and design cases. His most current research focuses on Q pedagogy - the use of Q methodology to support and enhance classroom teaching.

Awards and Accolades

Best Practice Award for the Massive Open Online Course "Statistics in Education for Mere Mortals"

Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2014

Distinguished Service Award

Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2010

Outstanding Practice Award for the Online Game "In Search of Lost Wisdom"

Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2006

Outstanding Practice Award for the Online Instructional Design Activity Workspace

Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2004