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Ginger Watson-Papelis

  • Ginger Watson-Papelis
  • Assoc Prof & Interim Chair
  • STEM Education & Professional Studies
  • 251-5a Education Building
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4305
  • gswatson@odu.edu
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  • Education

    University Of Iowa, 1998
    Major: Instructional Design & Technology, Psychological and Quantitative Foundations
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Southern Illinois University, 1990
    Major: Curriculum and Instruction
    Degree: M.S.Ed.
    Southern Illinois University, 1984
    Major: Business Education
    Degree: B.S.
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Business Education Certification, Secondary 6-12
    Sponsoring Organization: State of Illinois
    Date Obtained: 1984-01-01
  • 2009: New Investigator Grants Award, Darden College of Education, Old Dominion University
  • 1993: James and Corette J. Stroud Dissertation Fellowship, College of Education, University of Iowa
  • 1992: The Link Foundation Fellowship in Advanced Simulation and Training
  • 1991: The Constance Dorothea Weinman Scholarship
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Student-Centered Inquiry-Based Learning in Mathematics and Science through Modeling and Simulation (MS2)
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: August 16, 2009 - August 15, 2014
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Steckroth, J. J.; Watson, G. S.; Marken, J. A.; Morrison, G. R.; Myran, S.
    Development of Virtual Reality Tools for Assessment of Return-to-Duty Status following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)
    Sponsoring Organization: Department of Defense (SBIR/STIR – Phase II)
    Date: 2010 - 2012
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Ringleb, S. I.; Watson, G. S.; Morrison, S.; Bliss, J. P.
    Centrality of Teacher Child Interaction in Child Learning and Achievement
    Sponsoring Organization: U. S. Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2012
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Hester, P. P.; Belfore Ii, L. A.
    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.
    Assessment and Improvement of Functional Visual Field for Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors
    Sponsoring Organization: National Institutes of Health
    Date: October, 2009 - October, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Wilkinson, M.; Brown, T. L.
    An internet based rehabilitation program for warriors with hearing loss and auditory processing disorders secondary to blast and traumatic brain injuries
    Sponsoring Organization: Office of the Secretary of Defense and A2-T2
    Date: September 15, 2009 - September 14, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Ringleb, S. I.; Raymer, A.; Watson, G. S.; Sever, J. C.
    MRI: Development of an Integrated Multidirectional Planetarium Projection System for Research into Effective Full-Dome Immersive Virtual Environments
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; DePaor, D.; Morris, J.; Morrison, G. R.; Tomovic, M. M.
    Using an Instructional Design Approach to Transform an Undergraduate Project Managment Course
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: February 6, 2009 - January 12, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Landaeta, R.; Watson, G. S.; Adcock, A. B.
    Visualizing Algebra, Functions, and Data Analysis
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: July 15, 2009 - August 14, 2010
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Steckroth, J. J.; Watson, G. S.; Myran, S.
    Deployment and Evaluation of a Customized Project Management Development Program for the US Army Core of Engineers-Norfolk District
    Sponsoring Organization: US Army Core of Engineers
    Date: January, 2010 - June, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Landaeta, R.; Rabadi, G.; Bowling, S. R.; Daniels, C.; Pazos-Lago, M.; Watson, G. S.
    5. Design of a Customized Project Management Development Program for the US Army Core of Engineers-Norfolk District (USACE-NAO) (Phase II).
    Sponsoring Organization: US Army Corps of Engineers
    Date: April 1, 2009 - May 1, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Landaeta, R.; Watson, G. S.; Daniels, C.; Parsons, V.; Bowling, S. R.; Pazos-Lago, M.; Rabadi, G.
    Human Effects Modeling Analysis Program (HE-MAP) Study
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Defense - Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate (JNLWD)
    Date: March, 2009 - December, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.; Kady, R.; Madhavan, P.; Ringleb, S. I.; ,
    Phase II Technical Evaluation of Synthetic Texture Generation Algorithms
    Sponsoring Organization: Diamond Visionics
    Date: 2008 - 2009
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Papelis, Y. E.; Shen, Y.; Cetin, M.; Watson, G. S.
    Visualization in Port Logistics, VisPort
    Sponsoring Organization: SEVA Port
    Date: October 5, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Katsioloudis, P.; Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.; Reed, P. A.
    Focusing On Modeling & Simulation In Hampton Roads: A Proposal To Enhance The Effectiveness Of Science, Technology, Engineering And Math-Related Teaching
    Sponsoring Organization: NEA Foundation
    Date: September 16, 2008 - September 15, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Marken, J. A.; Watson, G. S.
    Automated Texture Synthesis from Multi-Spectral Satellite Imagery. Phase II
    Sponsoring Organization: Navy / Diamond Visionicsin support of STTR N07-T005 N043-246-0290
    Date: August 1, 2008 - July 31, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.
    Shipboard Simulator and Motion Sickness Mitigation
    Sponsoring Organization: Navy / SA Photonics in support of STTR N08A-011-0036
    Date: June 16, 2008 - June 16, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Application of Critical Thinking to Interpersonal Interactions
    Sponsoring Organization: Army / MYMIC, LLC in support of STTR A08-T001
    Date: June, 2008 - March, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; De Leo, G.
    Knowledge Optimized Displays of Information in Human Coputer-Interaction (HCI)
    Sponsoring Organization: Navy / DDL Omni Engineering, LLC in support of STTR N08-T004
    Date: June, 2008 - March, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Instruction & Learning in a Virtual Intensive Care Unit
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University, Office of Research
    Date: June 16, 2008 - December 20, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Gaff, H.; Marken, J. A.; Curry-Lourenco, K. A.; Wiles, L.
    Instruction & Learning in a Virtual Intensive Care Unit
    Sponsoring Organization: University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Date: June 16, 2008 - December 20, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Gaff, H.; Marken, J. A.; Curry-Lourenco, K. A.; Wiles, L.
    Automated Texture Synthesis from Multi-Spectral Satellite Imagery, Phase I
    Sponsoring Organization: Navy / Diamond Visionics in support of STTR N07-T005 N043-246-0290
    Date: August 1, 2007 - July 31, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.
    Instrumentation for Studying Young Driver Risk
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. National Science Foundation
    Date: 2005 - 2007
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.
    Validation of the NADS for the Study of Young Driver Ris
    Sponsoring Organization: The Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) for Virtual Proving Ground Simulation: Mechanical and Electromechanical Systems (Supplement) Collaborative Research
    Date: 2004 - 2007
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Winston, F. K.
    A Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Steady State Study of the Effects of Tolterodine, Oxybutynin, Diphenhydramine, and Placebo on Cognitive Performance
    Sponsoring Organization: Pfizer, Inc
    Date: February, 2004 - July, 2007
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Schilling, M.; Paulsen, J.; Duff, K.; Beglinger, L.
    Assessment of Crash Avoidance Technologies Using NADS. Part 1: ESC Research Using Multiple Vehicle Models. Part II: Heavy Truck Air Disc Brake Study
    Sponsoring Organization: . U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    Date: 2005 - 2006
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.
    Driving Kiosk: Impairment Effects of Allergy Medications on Driving
    Date: 2005 - 2006
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.
    Task Order on Evaluating a Lane Change Collision Avoidance System Using the NADS
    Sponsoring Organization: Virginia Polytechnic Institute under U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    Date: September, 2001 - April, 2006
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Contrast Sensitivity Testing as a Surrogate for Driving Performance in the Evaluation of Ophthalmologic Devices
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration
    Date: October, 2003 - March, 2006
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Contrast Sensitivity Testing as a Surrogate for Driving Performance in the Evaluation of Ophthalmologic Devices
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration.
    Date: October, 2003 - March, 2006
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Case Report Form Delivery for M016455/4051
    Date: 2005 - 2005
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Studying ESC Effectiveness and Drivers' Reaction to ESC Activation under Realistic Driving Scenarios
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
    Date: 2004 - 2005
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.
    The Influence of Various Levels of BAC on Driver Performance and Behavior Under Demanding Task, Situational and Environmental Conditions, Task Order 1.
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
    Date: November, 2002 - August, 2005
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Preparation for Older Driver Research Using the NADS
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
    Date: September, 2003 - June, 2005
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Driving Simulation Project 1 and 2: Human Factors, Technical Development, and Testing
    Sponsoring Organization: Visteon Corporation.
    Date: April, 2002 - January, 2005
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.; Brown, T. L.
    Assessment of Driver Distraction Relating to Wireless Voice Communications Device: Conversation Content
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    Date: September, 2002 - December, 2004
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.
    Identification of Factors That Affect Willingness to Use Wireless Communication Devices
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    Date: November, 2003 - October, 2004
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.
    Assessment of Driver Distraction Relating to Wireless Voice Communications Device Interface Type
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    Date: March, 2002 - October, 2004
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.
    Detailed Data for the Crash Avoidance Metrics Partnership Forward Collision Warning Study on the NADS
    Sponsoring Organization: Crash Avoidance Metrics Partnership
    Date: October, 2003 - August, 2004
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Forward Collision Warning
    Sponsoring Organization: Crash Avoidance Metrics Partnership
    Date: November, 2001 - August, 2004
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Assessment of Driver Distraction Relating to Wireless Voice Communications Device Interface Type – Phase II, Task Order 1-VRTC-0001
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
    Date: September, 2002 - March, 2003
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.
    Comparison Of The Effect Of Fexofenadine, Diphenhydramine, And Placebo On Driving Performance
    Sponsoring Organization: Hoechst Marion Roussel, Inc
    Date: 1999 - 2002
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Weiler, J. W.
    Assessment of Driver Distraction Relating to Wireless Voice Communications Device Interface Type, Task Order 1 – VRTC-0001
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
    Date: March, 2002 - September, 2002
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Papelis, Y. E.
    Experiment to Investigate Driver/Vehicle Reaction to Tire Failure Scenario, Task Order #2
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    Date: November, 2001 - July, 2002
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Management and Technical/Research Program Planning Meetings for Subcontractors on the Influence of Various Levels of BAC on Driver Performance and Behavior Under Demanding Task, Situational and Environmental Conditions
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    Date: February, 2002 - March, 2002
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Deere Baseline Demonstration Experiment in NADS Environment, Phase I: Technical Readiness
    Sponsoring Organization: Deere and Company
    Date: April, 2001 - August, 2001
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Development of a Detailed Experimental Design and Implementation Plan to Conduct NADS Research Relationship between Various BAC’s and Impairment of Driver Behavior and Performance
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    Date: August, 1999 - May, 2000
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Development of a Detailed Experimental Design and Implementation Plan to Conduct NADS Research Relationship between Various BAC’s and Impairment of Driver Behavior and Performance.
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
    Date: August, 1999 - May, 2000
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Perception-Reaction Conspicuity Seminar
    Sponsoring Organization: Stark Engineering.
    Date: November, 1997 - April, 1998
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.
    Driving Simulation Studies of Raised Pavement Markers for Edge Line Delineation
    Sponsoring Organization: U. S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration.
    Date: 1994 - 1995
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Stoner, J.
    Pilot Project for Soldier-in-the-Loop Vehicle Simulation
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. National Science Foundation
    Date: September, 1993 - February, 1995
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.; Haug, E. J.
    Disorientation in a High Fidelity Driving Simulator as a Function of Visuals and Motion
    Sponsoring Organization: The Link Foundation Fellowship in Advanced Simulation and Training
    Date: 1992 - 1993
    Investigators:Watson, G. S.