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Amy Adcock

  • Amy Adcock
  • Associate Professor
  • STEM Education & Professional Studies
  • 251-1 Education Building
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4305
  • aadcock@odu.edu
  • Web Page
  • Dr. Amy Adcock teaches courses in Instructional Design & Technology. She obtained her Doctor of Education degree in Instructional Design & Technology from the University of Memphis in 2004.
  • Education

    University of Memphis, 2004
    Major: Instructional Design & Technology
    Degree: Ed.D.
    The University of Memphis, 1999
    Major: Instructional Design & Technology
    Degree: M.S.
    Memphis State University, 1992
    Major: Biology
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    Dr. Adcock’s research interests include development and implementation of multimedia learning environments, the use of instructional games and simulations, and exploring the links between cognitive psychology and instructional design.
  • 2009: Darden College of Education Instructional Publication Award, Darden College of Education/ODU
  • 2009: ODU Shining Star Award, ODU Student Affairs
  • 2008: Outstanding Service to the Division, Association for Educational Communications and Technology Design & Devleopment Division
  • 2001: Graduate Assistant Meritorious Teaching Award, University of Memphis
  • 2001: Student Research Forum; First Prize, Education Division, University of Memphis
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    RIG: Using modular scaffolding in virtual team projects to develop teamwork and project management skills in Engineering students
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Pazos-Lago, M.; Daniels, C.
    Leading-Edge, Media-Rich, Online Modeling, Simulations & Games
    Sponsoring Organization: Virginia Department of Education through WHRO
    Date: January 30, 2010 - December 31, 2011
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.; Adcock, A. B.
    The Army Basic Instructor Course (ABIC): A Training Development Project
    Sponsoring Organization: Computer Sciences Corporation: Defense Integrated Solutions & Services Division Grant
    Date: 2005 - 2006
    Investigators:Adcock, A. B.; Reed, P. A.; Ritz, J.; Netherton, D. L.; Morrison, G. R.
    Exploring the use of animated pedagogical agents to enhance the communication skills of human services students
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University Summer Research Fellowship
    Date: 2004 - 2005
    Investigators:Adcock, A. B.
  • Intellectual Property

    CATHIE: Computer Agents Teaching Helping Interactions Effectively
    Patent/Copyright: Copyright
    Adcock, A. B.
    Duggan, M. H.
    Belfore Ii, L. A.