CV

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Educational Technology, concentration in Arts, Media & Engineering
December 2014
Arizona State University – Tempe

Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction
August 2009
Arizona State University – Tempe

Bachelor of Arts, Sociology
September 2003
University of California – Los Angeles

Areas of Research Interest

Social media
Narrative storytelling
Human-computer interaction
Online peer review
Cyberlearning
Embodied mixed-media learning
Instructional design

Professional Positions

Learning Capabilities Design Manager, March 2017 – Present
Learning and Experience Design
Global Higher Education Tech Products
Pearson Education

Sr. Learning Designer, June 2014 – March 2017
Learning and Experience Design
Global Higher Education Tech Products
Pearson Education

Technology Integration Specialist, March 2014 – June 2014
Gathering, Reflecting, Owning our Work (GROW) – ED.gov Funded Position
ASU Preparatory Academy
Arizona State University

Graduate Research Assistant, January 2013 – March 2014
Improving the Quality of Worked Examples in Open, Online, Homework Help Forums – NSF Funded Project
Learning Sciences Institute (LSI)
Arizona State University

Graduate Research Assistant, August 2012 – June 2013
CritViz & Digital Culture Creative Classrooms (DC3)
School of Arts, Media & Engineering
Arizona State University

Graduate Research Assistant, January 2012 – January 2013
Advancement of Unsaturated Soils Theory into the Undergraduate Civil Engineering Curriculum – NSF Funded Project
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment/Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Arizona State University

Graduate Research Assistant, May 2012 – August 2012
Advancing Next Generation Learning Environments (ANGLE) Lab
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering/Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Arizona State University

Graduate Research Assistant, August 2011 – May 2012
Motivational Environments Research Group
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
Arizona State University

Reading/Language Arts Teacher, 2006 – 2011
Kyrene Aprende Middle School
Chandler, AZ

Publications

Doctoral Dissertation

Sadauskas, J. (2014). Improving Adolescent Writing Quality and Motivation with Sparkfolio, a Social Media Based Writing Tool (Doctoral dissertation). Arizona State University. Retrieved from https://repository.asu.edu/items/26893

Journal Articles

Tinapple, D., Olson, L., & Sadauskas, J. (2013). CritViz: Web-Based Software Supporting Peer Critique in Large Creative Classrooms. Bulletin of the IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology15(1), 29–35. http://www.ieeetclt.org/issues/january2013/Tinapple.pdf

Conference Proceedings

Sadauskas, J., Byrne, D., & Atkinson, R. K. (2015). Mining Memories: Designing a Platform to Support Social Media Based Writing. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’15) (pp. 3691–3700). Seoul, South Korea: ACM. doi:10.1145/2702123.2702383

Sadauskas, J., Byrne, D., & Atkinson, R. K. (2013). Toward Social Media Based Writing. In A. Marcus (Ed.), Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction – DUXU/HCII 2013, Part II, LNCS 8013 (pp. 276–285). Las Vegas, NV, USA: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39241-2_31

Sadauskas, J., Tinapple, D., Olson, L., & Atkinson, R. K. (2013). CritViz: A Network Peer Critique Structure for Large Classrooms. In J. Herrington, A. Courous, & V. Irvine (Eds.), Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2013 (pp. 1437–1445). Victoria, BC, Canada: AACE. http://www.editlib.org/p/112149

Tinapple, D., Sadauskas, J., & Olson, L. (2013). Digital Culture Creative Classrooms (DC3): Teaching 21st century proficiencies in high schools by engaging students in creative digital projects. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children – IDC ’13 (pp. 380–383). New York, NY, USA: ACM Press. doi:10.1145/2485760.2485803

Danielescu, A., Savio-Ramos, C., & Sadauskas, J. (2013). Constructing an Embodied Interaction for Concept Mapping. In C. Stephanidis (Ed.), Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII 2013), Posters, Part II, CCIS 374 (pp. 23–27). Las Vegas, NV, USA: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39476-8_5

Ornelas, A., Savenye, W., Sadauskas, J., Houston, S., Zapata, C., & Ramirez, E. (2013). An Engineering and Educational Technology Team Approach to Introducing New Unsaturated Soils Mechanics Material into Introductory Undergraduate Geotechnical Engineering Courses: Cross-Curricular Coordination & Working Outside of Your Comfort Zone. In Proceedings of the 120th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Atlanta, GA, USA: ASEE. PDF

Jensen, C. N., Burleson, W. & Sadauskas, J. (2012). Fostering early literacy skills in children’s libraries: Opportunities for embodied cognition and tangible technologies. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children. (pp. 50-59) Bremen, Germany: ACM Press. doi:10.1145/2307096.2307103

Posters

Christopherson, R. M., Conley, Q., & Sadauskas, J. (2013). Facebook Usability Study Incorporating Physiological Sensors for Extracting Learning Potential. Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Technologies and Technology (AECT). Anaheim, CA, USA: AECT.

Presentations

Savenye, W., Houston, S., Zapata, C., Ornelas, A., Corral, A., Sadauskas, J., & Ramirez, E. (2013). Needs Assessment for Designing an Interdisciplinary, Flexible Engineering Instruction Module. In M. Simonson (Ed.), Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Technologies and Technology (AECT). Anaheim, CA, USA: AECT.

Media Articles

Sadauskas, J. (2017). 3 simple research-based ways to ace a test. Pearson Teaching and Learning Bloghttp://www.pearsoned.com/three-simple-research-based-ways-to-ace-a-test/

In the Press

The Really Smart People Who Are Designing Tomorrow’s Learning Experiences. (2016). Pearson LearnEDhttps://www.pearson.com/corporate/news/learned/2016/04/the-really-smart-people-who-are-designing-tomorrows-learning-experiences.html

Stenger, M. (2013). ASU Researchers Study Facebook to Increase Student Motivation in Online Learning. InformEDhttp://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/news/asu-researchers-study-facebook-to-increase-student-motivation-in-online-learning-6012/

Ringle, H. (2013). ASU studying how online learning can be as appealing as Facebook. Phoenix Business Journal. http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2013/10/09/asu-studying-how-online-learning-can.html

Grega, K. (2013). Students research connections between Facebook, online learning. The State Press. http://www.statepress.com/2013/10/23/students-research-connections-between-facebook-online-learning/

Research in Progress

Christopherson, R., Conley, Q., Sadauskas, J., & Atkinson, R. K. (in progress) Facebook usability series of studies.

Professional Associations

Computer Science Teacher Association, February 2012 – Present
National Education Association, 2006 – 2011
Arizona Education Association, 2006 – 2011