Meet Enilda Romero-Hall
Graduate Coordinator/Instructional Design and Technology; Associate Professor, Education
Phone: (813) 257-3372
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
2007 Emporia State University, B.S.
2008 Emporia State University, M.S.
2013 Old Dominion University, Ph.D.
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Research in Education
Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology
Systematic Instructional Design
Introduction to Distance Learning
Principles of Learner Motivation
Development of Multimedia Instruction
Introduction to Program Evaluation
Management of Instructional Development
Intro Seminar in Instructional Design and Technology
Advance Seminar in Instructional Design and Technology
Over the last 10 years, the research agenda of Enilda Romero-Hall has focused primarily on investigating emerging online learning experiences. Most of her research focuses on populations within higher education and industry settings. Romero-Hall is particularly interested in a) the design and development of interactive multimedia, b) faculty and learners' digital literacy and preparedness, and c) networked learning in online social communities. In addition to online learning, other areas of her research interest include innovative research methods in learning design and technology; culture, technology and education; and feminist pedagogies. Romero-Hall is an advocate of experiential learning and internationalization of the education curriculum; therefore, she engages in study abroad opportunities. She served as the coordinator of the study abroad program to Switzerland titled "Teaching and Learning Innovation in Switzerland."
Romero-Hall is an active member and has served in leadership roles of various professional organizations, including the Association of Educational Communications (AECT) and the American Educational Research Association (AERA). She served on the board of the AECT Research and Theory Division for nine consecutive years. This included serving as president-elect, president and past-president. Romero-Hall also served as the communication liaison for the AERA SIG Design and Technology for three years. She currently serves in various departmental and University-wide committees at The University of Tampa, such as the graduate council, continuous improvement committee and graduate education committee.
Romero-Hall has been awarded grants totaling $178,127. This includes grants in which she is principal or co-investigator, as well as grants in which she is senior personnel.
Romero-Hall has been awarded several honors and awards by professional organizations and at the institutional level:
* AECT Learner Engagement Division, Outstanding Digital Learning Artifact Award, 2020
* AECT Emerging Learning Technologies Division, Immersive Learning Award, 2019
* AECT Research & Theory Division Outstanding Service Award, 2018
* UT CSSME Award for Outstanding Scholarship & Research, 2017-2018
* CIEE International Faculty Professional Development Alumni Scholarship, 2016
* AERA New Faculty Mentoring Program, Learning & Instructional Division, 2015
* AECT Early Career Symposium, Research & Theory Division, 2012
* Advance Simulation and Training Fellowship, Link Foundation, 2011-2012