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Matthew Schmidt

Title: Asst Professor
Office: 600M TEACHER-DYER
Tel: 513-620-6899
Email: matthew.schmidt@uc.edu

Dr. Matthew Schmidt is an assistant professor in Instructional Design and Technology in the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services at UC. He holds a PhD in instructional technology which he completed under the direction of Dr. David Jonassen at the University of Missouri. Dr. Schmidt also completed his post-doctoral fellowship in advanced learning technologies at the University of Missouri.

As an applied researcher in the field of Instructional Design and Technology, Dr. Schmidt's research focuses on the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative educational courseware and computer software with a particular focus on individuals with disabilities. His research is tightly coupled with design and development work and is grounded in iterative reflexive inquiry approaches such as design-based research, rapid prototyping, and action research. Dr. Schmidt has performed research and development centered on designing immersive and mobile learning environments for individuals with autism, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injuries. He has also developed methods and processes for supporting teachers' integration of mobile technologies in their instruction. Dr. Schmidt has received awards for his research excellence and has authored and co-authored numerous refereed publications on the use of technology to enhance learning and instruction.

Dr. Schmidt teaches graduate courses in the Instructional Design and Technology program in the College of Education, Human Services, and Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. 

Dr. Schmidt's CV (Google Doc)

Research Information

Research Support

  • (PI), Schmidt, Matthew, Using Minecraft to Promote Computational Thinking and Social Skills for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, UC's University Research Council. (URC Faculty Awards AY2015-16), $6,000.00. 05/01/2016 to 04/30/2017. Status: Active.