Emily Kuzneski Johnson

Emily Kuzneski Johnson

  • Assistant Professor of English, Core Faculty, Texts and Technology Ph.D. Program
  • Email: ekj@ucf.edu
  • Office Hours: VIRTUAL: Mondays & Tuesdays, 10am-noon and by appointment
  • Campus Location: CMB173O
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Biography

Emily K. Johnson, Ph.D. conducts research focusing on UX, user-centered design, educational technology, learning games, playful/gameful learning, simulations and learning, self-regulated learning, learner motivation, and self-efficacy. She designs and researches educational games in VR, AR, mobile, PC/Mac, and nontraditional platforms. Emily earned her Ph.D. in Texts and Technology from the University of Central Florida in 2015 after teaching middle school Language Arts for eight years. She earned her M.A. in Reading Education from the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL and her BA in English from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA.

Research Interests

  • technical communication
  • UX, human-centered design
  • educational technology
  • leaning games
  • playful/gameful learning
  • self-regulated learning
  • embodied cognition
  • VR, MR, AR, XR, etc.
  • computer assisted language learning 

Recent Research Activities


Selected Publications

Articles/Essays

  • Johnson, E.K., Giroux, A.L., Merritt, D., Vitanova, G., Sousa, S. (2020). Assessing the Impact of Game Modalities in Second Language Acquisition: ELLE the EndLess LEarner. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 26(8), 880-903.

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11261 ENC3241 Writing for Technical Prof World Wide Web (W) Unavailable

PR: Grade of C (2.0) or better in ENC 1102 and junior standing.

Instruction and practice in expository prose used in technical writing, layout and design, and translation of technical documents for the lay audience. Students will explore the importance of the writer's purpose and audience. In addition, we will examine the use of tone, voice, graphics, document design, content organization, standard document formats, and rhetoric when preparing technical communications. We will rely primarily on the case study method of learning.

11263 ENC3241 Writing for Technical Prof World Wide Web (W) Unavailable

PR: Grade of C (2.0) or better in ENC 1102 and junior standing.

Instruction and practice in expository prose used in technical writing, layout and design, and translation of technical documents for the lay audience. Students will explore the importance of the writer's purpose and audience. In addition, we will examine the use of tone, voice, graphics, document design, content organization, standard document formats, and rhetoric when preparing technical communications. We will rely primarily on the case study method of learning.

19621 ENC4265 Writing for Computer Industry World Wide Web (W) Unavailable
Class Hours: 3
Lab and Field Work Hours: 0
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): Grade of C (2.0) or better in ENC 1102 or C.I. Corequisite(s): None. Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): None.

Creating different kinds of software manuals or online help systems for the computer industry.
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
88838 DIG4713 Game Design World Wide Web (W) Unavailable
No Description Available
88817 DIG5487 Principles of Visual Language World Wide Web (W) Unavailable
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2020.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
18094 DIG3525 Digital Media Production Ⅰ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Unavailable
No Description Available
18251 DIG5137 Information Architecture Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available

Updated: Dec 2, 2020