Jason Vickers

Position: Lecturer, Curriculum Design and Instructional Technology
Office: (845) 857-4196
Email: jvickers@albany.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Jason Vickers is a full-time lecturer in the Department of Educational Theory and Practice at the University at Albany, SUNY. He received his Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from University at Albany in Spring 2012.

In terms of research, he is interested in student self-assessment in online discussions, how this is perceived by students, and how this impacts subsequent discussion posts. He has also been long involved in research the Community of Inquiry framework for online learning. He has co-authored a book chapter on student social presence in online learning and authored a book chapter on student-student interaction in online learning.

Dr. Vickers has served on the department’s program committee and student committee. He currently chairs the department’s student committee.



Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University at Albany, Albany, NY (2012)

M.S., Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology, University at Albany, Albany, NY (2006)

B.S., Exceptional Student Education, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL (1994)


Courses Currently Taught

ETAP 524 – Integrating Technology across the Curriculum

ETAP 529 – Introduction to Distance Learning

ETAP 535 – Introduction to Game Design for Educators

ETAP 634 – Using Media in the Language Classroom

ETAP 639 – K-12 Online Teaching and Learning

ETAP 640 – Introduction to Online Teaching


Prior Courses Taught

ETAP 523 – Media in Teaching and Learning

ETAP 528 – Issues in Innovative Multimedia Design and Implementation

ETAP 534 – Introduction to Games for Learning: Theory and Practice