Ritter, Nicola individual record
Instructional Associate Professor

Dr. Ritter's research focuses on developing and evaluating online and blended curriculum programs for middle school to adult learners. She is the lead investigator for and director of her research lab, the Center for Educational Technologies. She has 15 years of experience in developing of technology-enhanced learning resources. She has successfully managed $6 million in extramurally-funded educational projects, over 4 years. She has numerous presentations, original articles and copyrighted works centered on teaching, learning, and assessment. Dr. Ritter's curriculum programs are used in 112 countries with over 4,000 learners and 1,000 instructors reached.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles10
  • Weng, W., Ritter, N. L., Cornell, K., & Gonzales, M. (2021). Adopting Learning Analytics in a First-Year Veterinarian Professional Program: What We Could Know in Advance about Student Learning Progress.. J Vet Med Educ. e20200045-e20200045.
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  • Ritter, N. L. (2017). Technology Acceptance Model of Online Learning Management Systems in Higher Education: A Meta-Analytic Structural Equation Mode. International Journal of Learning Management Systems. 5(1), 1-15.
  • Ritter, N. L. (2016). Standards Based Design: Teaching K-12 Educators to Build Quality Online Courses.. Journal of Online Learning Research..
  • Delen, E., Kaya, F., Ritter, N. L., & Sahin, A. (2015). Understanding Parents Perceptions of Communication Technology Use. International Online Journal of Educational Sciences.
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  • Rezaei, D. F., & Ritter, N. L. (2018). Social Media in Education. Social Media in Education. 12-33. IGI Global.
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  • Ritter, N. StepStone 2018
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Texas A&M University; TAMU MS 4458; 4458 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-4458