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Amy C. Bradshaw, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Instructional Psychology & Technology
Department of Educational Psychology
University of Oklahoma

Scholarly Interests
Equity and Inclusion at the Intersection of Culture, Learning, & Technology; 
Visual Communication for Teaching, Learning, & Problem Solving;  
Scaffolding Higher Order & Critical Thinking;  Critical Pedagogy; 
Educational Philosophy

Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction, Arizona State University, 1997
    Dissertation: “Measuring the Learning Cost of Presentation Interference”
    Emphases: Advanced Technologies in Education, Instructional Design,
        Screen Design, Foundations and Practice of Educational Theory
M.Ed., Educational Media & Computers, Arizona State University, 1993
    Emphases: Instructional Design, Instructional Software Development

B.A., Public Programs (Journalism), Arizona State University, 1992
    Emphases: Photojournalism, Editing    Related Fields: Art, Music

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Service Activities


National / International

Vice President for Research and Publications, Culture, Learning, & Technology Division of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT), 2015-2018; 2018-2021.
President, International Division of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT), 2005-2006 (President Elect, 2004-2005)

President, International Visual Literacy Association, 2007-2008  (President Elect, 2006-2007)

Vice President, International Visual Literacy Association, 2004-2006

Editor, Journal of Visual Literacy (JVL), 2005-2009. (Associate Editor, 2001-2005, Editorial Assistant in 2000)

Guest Editor (With C. Dickson-Deane & T. Asino), Special Issue: “Culture, Learning, and Technology.” Tech Trends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 62(4), 2018

Guest Editor, Special Issue: “Ethical Issues, Considerations, and Dilemmas of Instructional Technologists in International Contexts.” Tech Trends 47(6), 2003

Guest Editor (two issues), International Review section: “Internet Surveys Worldwide.” ETR&D, 49(4) and 50(1), 2001, 2002

Conference Chair and Planner, IVLA 2006 Conference

Executive Committee Member, Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies, 2006-present

Chair of the (45 member) National Advisory Committee (NAC) of the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE), 2011- 2014

Executive Committee Liaison to the NCORE National Advisory Council, Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies (SWCHRS), 2006-2011

Invited Participant, National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education Conference Planning Retreats, July/August 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Board Member, International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA), 2000-2009

Board Member, AECT International Division, 2000-2007

Planning Committee Member, PacifiCorp Annual Instructional Design Competition, 2009-16

Planning Committee Member, Professors of Instructional Design & Technology (PIDT) Annual Meeting

Manuscript Reviewer, Educational Technology Research & Development (ETR&D), 2003-present

Manuscript Reviewer, Instructional Science

Consulting Editor, Journal of Visual Literacy, 2000 – 2012

Consulting Editor, Current Issues in Education (CIE)

Consulting Editor, Tech Trends, 2001-2008

Proposal Reviewer, AECT, IVLA, AERA, 1999 – present

University of Oklahoma

Member, Provost Advisory Council for Classroom renovations (PACCr), 2014-2017

Invited Member, OU VPR’s STEM Charrette, February 2013

Member, OU Faculty Compensation Committee, 2011-15

Secretary, Faculty Senate Executive Committee [3 terms], 2009-10; 2010-11; 2018-19

Member, Faculty Senate, 2008-11; 2014-17; 2017-20

Graduate College Academic Misconduct Panel, 2007- 2010

Member, Graduate Council, 1999-2001

Member, Human Technology Interaction Center Steering Committee, 2000-2005

Member, Committee on Quality Graduate Programs, 2000-2001

Member, University Committee on Diversity, 2000-2001

Member, Library Media Specialist Certificate Committee, 1998-2013

Chair, Academic Appeals Committee, 2001

Participant / Consultant, Education & Engineering Hitachi grant, 2001-2003

Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education

Member, Committee on Committees, Fall 2104-17

Member, Search Committee for JRCOE Associate Dean, Spring 2013

Member JRCoE Diversity Committee, Fall 2012–present

CEDaR Advisory Board,  Fall 2011–present

Research Analysis, Activities Developer, and Session Facilitator of College-wide Thematic Mapping Project, JRCOE Spring Retreat, March 2, 2012

Member, Research and Travel Committee, 2007-2010

Member, Graduate Scholarships Committee, 2007–2010

Member, Climate Committee, 2007–2010

Chair, College of Education Technology Committee, 2001-2006 (Committee member 1998–2001)

Member, COE Technology Steering Committee, 2001

Facilitator / Consultant, Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to use Technology Grant, 2001–2003

Member, EPD

Educational Psychology Department & Instructional Psychology & Technology Program

Research Liaison (between VPR & Dept.), 2012-14

Program Area Coordinator, Instructional Psychology & Technology, 2009-2011

Member, 3 Faculty Search Committees (Chairing 1), 2005-2006

Chair, IPT Admissions Committee, 2001-2002; 2016-Present

Faculty Advisor (and Founder), EdPsych Graduate Organization, 1999-2006 

Developer, IDT Lab

Developer, IPT Program Area Internship and Practicum Guidelines

Coordinator, Educational Software Project – Ongoing product grants, 1998-2006

Community Engagement

Member, Norman Citizens for Racial Justice (NC4R)

Consultant & Research Team Member, O'Neal Mitigation Services

Badged Member, Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps (OKMRC)

Member, Oklahoma Animal Crisis Team (OK ACT)

Volunteer / Foster / Transporter, Basenji Rescue & Transport (BRaT)

Graphic Communication Support for Various Community Organizations and Events