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Jillian Powers

Florida Atlantic University

United States of America - Boca Raton

Biography

Dr. Jillian Powers is an Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) for the College of Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning. She earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Instructional Technology from FAU in 2014. Prior to this position, Dr. Powers was an Instructional Technology Instructor at FAU. She has also served as an Instructional Designer at Palm Beach State College and has a decade of experience as a computer teacher in PreK-8 schools. At FAU, Dr. Powers teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in instructional technology and design. Her research focuses on ways in which technology shapes the teaching and learning process, teachers’ adoption and integration of technology into classroom practice, and preparing pre-service teachers to integrate technology into their future classrooms. Her research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia and College & Undergraduate Libraries. Dr. Powers has also presented at numerous conferences and currently serves as Co-Chair of the Information Literacy Education Special Interest Group for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education.