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Janet Mannheimer Zydney
Dr. Janet Mannheimer Zydney received her Ph.D. in Educational Communciation and Technology from New York University. Prior to coming to the University of Cincinnati, Dr.Zydney completed her post-doctoral fellowship in special education technology at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Zydney’s research is on the use of technology-based scaffolding in online environments, multimedia programs, and digital games to improve students’ problem solving and critical thinking. She teaches classes in Instruction Design and Technology and coordinates all sections of the undergraduate educational technology class for all pre-service teachers. She has received awards for her excellence in teaching with technology in innovative ways. She is the author or co-author of numerous refereed publications on the use of technology to improve students’ learning. She is co-author of a new book about online learning– Going Online with Protocols: New Tools for Teaching and Learning (Teachers College Press, 2012). She has presented at over 20 regional, national, and international conferences on her research.