Emily Kuzneski Johnson

Emily Kuzneski Johnson

Biography

Emily K. Johnson, Ph.D. conducts research focusing on technical communication, 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.

Conference Papers/Presentations

  • Johnson, E.K. (2021). Just @Me: Digitally-Mediated Team Communication in a Pandemic. In 39th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication (SIGDOC ’21). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY: 315-318. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3472714.3473658

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11470 ENC4265 Writing for Computer Industry Web-Based (W) Unavailable
No Description Available
19699 ENC6225 User-centered Design for Tc Web-Based (W) Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
93514 DIG3171 Tools for Digital Humanities Web-Based (W) Unavailable

Digital Tools for the Humanities examines the digital humanities through the lens of critical making. This research intensive (RI) course provides an introduction to digital humanities discourse, intentional design, multimodal development, and digital tools. Topics of study include social media, digital narratives, and GIS. Students will conduct a research project using critical making methods and tools that can presented in the Student Scholar Symposium the following Spring.

81026 ENC4265 Writing for Computer Industry Web-Based (W) Unavailable
This high-quality online course is an introduction to designing and creating different types of genres online. In addition to learning some of the specialized language of the software industry, students will study and compose tutorials, procedures, and reference guides. Emphasis will be placed on writing and designing clear, concise, task-oriented instructions. 
81192 ENG6812 Res Methods for Texts and Tech Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Tu 06:00 PM - 07:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2022.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
20224 DIG3171 Tools for Digital Humanities Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) M,W 12:30 PM - 01:20 PM Unavailable
Digital Tools for the Humanities examines the digital humanities through the lens of critical making. This course provides an introduction to digital humanities discourse, intentional design, multimodal development, and digital tools. Topics of study include social media, digital narratives, and GIS. Students will conduct a research project using critical making methodology and produce a digital portfolio website.
19534 ENC4265 Writing for Computer Industry Web-Based (W) Unavailable
This course is an introduction to designing and creating different kinds of online help files or help systems for the computer industry. In addition to learning some of the specialized language of the software industry, students will study the major kinds of software documents and online help systems: software tutorials, procedures, and reference guides. Emphasis will be placed on writing and designing clear, concise, task-oriented instructions.

 

 

 

Students will be able to:

 

Apply general principles for writing and designing effectively for the online environment.

Understand and use specialized language typical of the computer software industry.

Assess current trends concerning online help and tools for creating it.

Create effective online software tutorials, procedures, and reference guides.

Write clear, reader-friendly tutorials, procedures, and reference guides using a task-oriented point of view.

Design and develop professional digital portfolios.

Follow minimalist writing principles: knowing the audience, removing nonessential content, and focusing on user goals instead of product functions.
19535 ENC4265 Writing for Computer Industry Web-Based (W) Unavailable
This course is an introduction to designing and creating different kinds of online help files or help systems for the computer industry. In addition to learning some of the specialized language of the software industry, students will study the major kinds of software documents and online help systems: software tutorials, procedures, and reference guides. Emphasis will be placed on writing and designing clear, concise, task-oriented instructions.

 

 

 

Students will be able to:

 

Apply general principles for writing and designing effectively for the online environment.

Understand and use specialized language typical of the computer software industry.

Assess current trends concerning online help and tools for creating it.

Create effective online software tutorials, procedures, and reference guides.

Write clear, reader-friendly tutorials, procedures, and reference guides using a task-oriented point of view.

Design and develop professional digital portfolios.

Follow minimalist writing principles: knowing the audience, removing nonessential content, and focusing on user goals instead of product functions.
22325 ENG6947 Intrn in Texts & Technology Face to Face (P) Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
93860 ENG5009 Methods Bibleo & Research Web-Based (W) Unavailable
No Description Available
81294 ENG6812 Res Methods for Texts and Tech Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Tu 06:00 PM - 07:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2021.

Updated: Nov 1, 2021