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. 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

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

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

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. and 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.

In the Press

Stenger, M. (2013). ASU Researchers Study Facebook to Increase Student Motivation in Online Learning. InformED. http://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 Presshttp://www.statepress.com/2013/10/23/students-research-connections-between-facebook-online-learning/

Research in Progress

Sadauskas, J., Atkinson, R. K., and Byrne, D. (in progress) Social Media Based Writing.

Christopherson, R., Conley, Q., Sadauskas, J., and 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