Jennifer Lee

Assistant Director for Academic Services

Research Interests
Technology integration in the classrooms, emerging technologies, instructional design, media multitasking, scholarship of teaching and learning, distributed learning, learning and cognition, and academic advising.

Education

University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.

2012 Ph.D. Educational Computing
2006 M. Science (Computer Education and Cognitive Systems)
2003 B. Art (Computer Science)

University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
1997 B. Education (Teaching of English as a Second Language)

Work experience

College of Education, University of North Texas (Denton, TX)
2007-current: Assistant Director for Academic Services
2005-2007    : Academic Advisor II
2003-2005    : Academic Advisor I

College of Information
Department of Learning Technologies, University of North Texas (Denton, TX)
2012-current: Adjunct Faculty
2010: Teaching Fellow
2007- 2009: Research Assistant

Lion Group (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
1997-1999: Corporate Trainer and Instructional Designer

Professional certifications
1997
Certified English Teacher, Malaysia

1997-1999
Certified Workplace Assessor by the Malaysian National Council of Vocational Training.
Certified Competency-Based Training and Education (CBTE) Instructor,
Certified Curriculum Designer and Developer, Certified Competency Assessor by the Department For Employment Training And Further Education (DETAFE), Australia.

Grants

2012: Co-Investigator for the Interactive Freshman Orientation Grant
Funded by NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education)

2009-2010: Investigator for SET@UNT
SET@UNT (Seamless Transfer at University of North Texas) was a $50,000 grant awarded by Semillas Foundation to promote academic success among Latino transfer students at UNT.

2008-2009: Graduate Research Assistant for BEGIN
BEGIN (Beginning Educators Gain Instructional Nurturance) project was a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to recruit future teachers to work in high-need content areas, such as science, math, and foreign language, in high-need schools.

Refereed articles

Lin, L., Robertson, A., & Lee, J. (2012). The impact of outcome intentions on reading and multitasking performances. Journal of Educational Technology Development and Exchange, 5(1), 77-94. 

Lee, J., Lin, L., & Robertson, T. (2012). The Impact of Media Multitasking on Learning. Learning, Media, and Technology, 37(1), 94-104. 

Lin, L., Lee, J., & Robertson, T. (2010). Do different video contents affect reading comprehension and media multitasking abilities differently? Journal of Educational Computing Research. 42(2), 183-201. 

Lin, L., Robertson, T., Lee, J. (2009). Reading performances between novices and experts in different media multitasking environment. Computers in Schools, 26, 1-18.


Book chapters

Warren, S., Lee, J., and Najmi, J. (2013). The Impact of Technology Theory on Instructional Design since 2000. In M. Spector, Merill, M.D., Elen, J,. & Bishop, M.J. (Eds). Handbook of Research on Educational Computing and Technology (4th edition). Springer Academic.

Najmi, A. and Lee, J. (2010). Making a Difference with Mobile Learning in the Classroom? In H.Song (Ed.). Distance Learning Technology, Current Instruction, and the Future of Education: Application of Today, Practices of Tomorrow. IGI Global.

Lee, J. (2009). Fads and Facts in Technology-Based Learning Environments. In C.Maddux (Ed.). Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2009. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education.

Lee, J. and Lin, L. (2009). Applying Constructivism to Online Learning – A New Instructional Design Map. In C. Payne (Ed.). Information Technology and Constructivism in Higher Education: Progressive Learning Frameworks. IGI Global.

Conference Presentations and Proceedings (Peer Reviewed)

Najmi, A., & Lee, J. (2013). Engaging The Twitter Backchannel To Analyze Scholarly Engagement Through Alternate Media: Are Moocs A Disruptive Innovation, Threat Or Opportunity? Proposal submitted to American Educational Research Association 2014 conference.

Lee, J. (2013). A Mixed-Methods Study Investigating the Relationship Between Media Multitasking Orientation and Grade Point Average. In I. Gibson et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 1957-1964). New Orleans, LA: AACE.

Anderson, S., Anderson, B., & Lee, J. (2011). Flexibility, Connection, and Structure as Predictors of Online and Face-to-Face Learning Preference among Nursing and Education Students. Presented at E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education conference. Honolulu: Hawaii. October 17-21.

Warren, S., Gratch, J., Najmi, A., Blackwell, D., Mills, L., Zhu, S., Trombley, A., Fuller, M., & Lee, J. (2011). A Comparison of Traditional Expository Narrative Documentary and Critical Ciné-Ethnography Products as Research Outcomes. Presented at American Educational Research Association conference. New Orleans: LA, April 8-12. 

Warren, S., Gratch, J., Najmi, A., Blackwell, D., Mills, L., Zhu, S., Trombley, A., Fuller, M., & Lee, J. (2011). Lived Experiences of Teachers and Technology: A Critical Ciné-Ethnography Documenting Technology Use in Today's Schools. Presented at American Educational Research Association conference. New Orleans: LA, April 8-12.

Lee, J.,  Najmi, A., & Warren, S. (2010). An Analysis of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning through 
Problem-based Learning and Alternate Reality Gaming. Proposal presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. San Diego: CA. March 29-April 1.

Lee, J., Wright, R., & Najmi. A (2010). An evaluation of an online community of learners for transfer students aimed at promoting student engagement and retention. Paper presented at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Annual National Education Computing Conference (NECC). Denver, CO. June 27 – June 30.

Lin, L., Robertson, T., & Lee, J. (2010). Does intention affect ability to media multitasking? Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association conference. Denver, Colorado, April 30 – May 4.

Najmi, A., & Lee, J., & Warren, S. (2010). Problem-based learning: Examining the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Proposal presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference. Denver, Colorado. April 30 - May 4.

Lee, J., Pasco, G., Moudry, N., & Becerra, P. (2009). Advising Digital Natives: Have Millennials Changed the Way We Advise? Paper presented at the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Annual Conference. San Antonio, TX, September 30 -October 3, 2009.

Pasco, G., Moudry, N., Becerra, P., & Lee, J. (2009). Advising for Lifelong Learning. Paper presented at the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Annual Conference. San Antonio, TX, September 30 -October 3, 2009.

Najmi, A. & Lee, J. (2009). Why and How Mobile Learning Can Make a Difference in the K-16 Classroom? Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) conference. Charleston, SC, March 2-6.

Lee, J. (2009). Fads and Facts in Technology-Based Learning Environments? Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) conference. Charleston, SC, March 2-6.

Lin, L., Lee, J., & Robertson, T. (2009). Can we multitask better with more familiar tasks? Paper accepted at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)’s 30th Annual National Education Computing Conference (NECC) 2009. Washington, D. C.. June 28 – July 1.

Lee, J., Lin, L., & Robertson, T. (2009). Does media-multitasking interfere with learning? Paper accepted at the American Educational Research Association conference: Disciplined Inquiry: Education Research in the Circle of Knowledge (AERA). San Diego, CA. April 13-17.

Lin, L., Robertson, T., Lee, J. (2009). Human multitasking abilities: Learning tasks vs. performance tasks. Paper presented at the SITE 2009: The 20th Annual Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. Charleston, SC. March 2 – 6.

Robertson, T., Lin, L., Lee, J. (2009). Pareto in the driver’s seat: When goal intentions affect multitasking outcomes. Paper presented at the SITE 2009: The 20th Annual Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. Charleston, SC. March 2 – 6.

Lee, J., Lin, L., & Robertson, T. (2009). Media-multitasking and learning habits. Paper presented at the SITE 2009: The 20th Annual Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. Charleston, SC. March 2 – 6.

Lin, L., Lee, J. & Robertson, T. (2008). So much to learn, so little time: The study of time-critical multitasking behaviors in a multimedia environment. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (pp. 1897-1901). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Lee, J., (2006). Infusing Technology into Student Advising. Presented at the National Academic Advising Association Region 7 conference. Little Rock, AR, March 12-15, 2006.

Presentations (Invited)

Lin, L., Lee, J. & Robertson, T. (2009). BEGIN project research on multitasking: So much to do and so little time. Paper presented at the Texas Computer Education Association, Austin, TX. Feb 6.

Professional membership
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
2009-2013 UNT Staff Council (Executive Council Member)

Awards
2006 UNT Staff Contribution Award