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Matthew Schmidt

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Associate Professor, Department of Workforce Education and Instructional Technology

Matthew Schmidt, Ph.D., is Associate Professor at the University of Georgia (UGA) in the Learning, Design, and Technology department. His primary research interest includes design and development of innovative educational courseware and computer software with a particular focus on individuals with disabilities, their families, and their providers. His secondary research interests include learning in extended reality (inclusive of virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality) and Learning Experience Design.

  • Ph.D. in Information Science and Learning Technologies from the University of Missouri
Research Interests:
  • Learning Experience Design
  • Learning in extended reality (VR, AR, MR)
  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence for learning
  • Design and development of educational courseware
  • Computer software for individuals with disabilities and chronic medical conditions
RAIL Lab (Research and Innovation in Learning)

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