Jessica Johnson

Digital Shipbuilding Curriculum Coordinator

757 638 6311 | j17johnso@odu.edu

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Jessica Johnson is a Curriculum Coordinator at Old Dominion University's Virginia Modeling, Analysis & Simulation Center (ODU-VMASC). She is an educational and cognitive psychologist with extensive experience in learning science, immersive learning design, user experience design (UXD), advanced learning technologies, learner analytics, human factors psychology, and the implementation of educational and advanced learning technology innovations. Mrs. Johnson is a doctoral candidate in educational psychology, studying immersive learning environments and adaptive instructional systems within K-20 education. She has served as a STEM coordinator, instructional designer, educational psychologist, and educator designing and implementing engineering design curriculum, content, training series, professional development series, and various STEM programs at the local, state, and national levels for K-20+. Mrs. Johnson has served on serious game design, educational technology, social and educational sciences, national modeling and simulation organizations, conferences, and STEM workforce development committees.

EDUCATION

Ed.S in Educational Psychology, 2020
Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA

M.Ed. in Educational Psychology, 2013
Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA

M.Ed. in Education/Curriculum Instruction, 2007
Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA

B.S. in Developmental Psychology, 2005
Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

National Parent Teacher Association, STEM+ Families Programming, STEM Consultant
2020 - Present

VMASC, Curriculum Coordinator
Suffolk, VA
2019 - Present

VMASC, Instructional Designer
Suffolk, VA
2018 - 2019

Isle of Wight Public Schools, Educator
Isle of Wight, VA
2018 - 2019

Suffolk Public Schools, Educator, Differentiated Instruction Lead Teacher, & STEM Instructional Designer
Suffolk, VA
2007 - 2018

BIOFEEDBACK/NEUROFEEDBACK AND PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS OF LEARNER ATTENTION PROCESSES

While a graduate student enrolled at Edinboro University, Mrs. Johnson utilized instructional design principles to measure participants metacognitive processes in preservice educators.


DSB+STEM

In a partnership with Newport News Public Schools and Newport News Shipbuilding, building an immersive website pertaining to 10 key Digital shipbuilding areas to target maritime content, STEM careers, VDOE computer science standards, and real-world connections to the maritime industry. Project includes gamified and interactive simulations for users to explore.

SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATIONS

Smith, K., Johnson, J., Bothel, T. “Leveraging a STEM Ecosystem to Promote Connections throughout the Maritime Workforce Pipeline.” International Journal of Technology in Education. (2019)

Johnson, J. (2019). Neuroscience of STEMgagement: Leveraging STEM Learning Ecosystems. Virginia Military Institute STEM Conference, Lexington VA

Johnson, J., Bothel, T., & Smith, K. (2019). Charting the course: Integrating advanced learning Technologies to motivate STEM maritime career pathways. International Conference on Social and Education Sciences, Denver CO.

Johnson, J. (2019). STEM Workforce of the Future. Norfolk Naval Shipyard, STEM Conference. Norfolk, VA.

Johnson, J. (2008- 2013). Integrating STEM within experiential learning paradigms. Suffolk Public Schools Annual Professional Development Series. Suffolk, Va..

Diaz, R., Smith, K., Johnson, J. (2020). Shipbuilding supply chain framework and digital transformation: A project portfolios risk evaluation.

Kosteczko, J., Smith, K., Johnson, J., Diaz, R. “Virginia Digital Shipbuilding Program (VDSP) Building an agile modern workforce to improve performance in the shipbuilding and ship repair industry.” Proceedings of the 2020 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Montréal, Quebec, Canada, June 21-24, 2020.

CV/RESUME

Jessica Johnson

Digital Shipbuilding Curriculum Coordinator

757 638 6311 | j17johnso@odu.edu

RESEARCH FIELD OF EXPERTISE & RESEARCH INTERESTS


Learning Analytics, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Multimedia, Simulations, Serious Games, Immersive Learning Environments, Interdisciplinary Methods to Measure Cognitive, Metacognitive, Emotional, And Motivational Processes and their Impact on Learning, Performance, Long-Term Retention Of Knowledge

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Jessica Johnson is a Curriculum Coordinator at Old Dominion University's Virginia Modeling, Analysis & Simulation Center (ODU-VMASC). She is an educational and cognitive psychologist with extensive experience in learning science, immersive learning design, user experience design (UXD), advanced learning technologies, learner analytics, human factors psychology, and the implementation of educational and advanced learning technology innovations. Mrs. Johnson is a doctoral candidate in educational psychology, studying immersive learning environments and adaptive instructional systems within K-20 education. She has served as a STEM coordinator, instructional designer, educational psychologist, and educator designing and implementing engineering design curriculum, content, training series, professional development series, and various STEM programs at the local, state, and national levels for K-20+. Mrs. Johnson has served on serious game design, educational technology, social and educational sciences, national modeling and simulation organizations, conferences, and STEM workforce development committees.

EDUCATION

Ed.S in Educational Psychology, 2020
Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA

M.Ed. in Educational Psychology, 2013
Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA

M.Ed. in Education/Curriculum Instruction, 2007
Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA

B.S. in Developmental Psychology, 2005
Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

National Parent Teacher Association, STEM+ Families Programming, STEM Consultant
2020 - Present

VMASC, Curriculum Coordinator
Suffolk, VA
2019 - Present

VMASC, Instructional Designer
Suffolk, VA
2018 - 2019

Isle of Wight Public Schools, Educator
Isle of Wight, VA
2018 - 2019

Suffolk Public Schools, Educator, Differentiated Instruction Lead Teacher, & STEM Instructional Designer
Suffolk, VA
2007 - 2018

BIOFEEDBACK/NEUROFEEDBACK AND PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS OF LEARNER ATTENTION PROCESSES

While a graduate student enrolled at Edinboro University, Mrs. Johnson utilized instructional design principles to measure participants metacognitive processes in preservice educators.


DSB+STEM

In a partnership with Newport News Public Schools and Newport News Shipbuilding, building an immersive website pertaining to 10 key Digital shipbuilding areas to target maritime content, STEM careers, VDOE computer science standards, and real-world connections to the maritime industry. Project includes gamified and interactive simulations for users to explore.

SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATIONS

Smith, K., Johnson, J., Bothel, T. “Leveraging a STEM Ecosystem to Promote Connections throughout the Maritime Workforce Pipeline.” International Journal of Technology in Education. (2019)

Johnson, J. (2019). Neuroscience of STEMgagement: Leveraging STEM Learning Ecosystems. Virginia Military Institute STEM Conference, Lexington VA

Johnson, J., Bothel, T., & Smith, K. (2019). Charting the course: Integrating advanced learning Technologies to motivate STEM maritime career pathways. International Conference on Social and Education Sciences, Denver CO.

Johnson, J. (2019). STEM Workforce of the Future. Norfolk Naval Shipyard, STEM Conference. Norfolk, VA.

Johnson, J. (2008- 2013). Integrating STEM within experiential learning paradigms. Suffolk Public Schools Annual Professional Development Series. Suffolk, Va..

Diaz, R., Smith, K., Johnson, J. (2020). Shipbuilding supply chain framework and digital transformation: A project portfolios risk evaluation.

Kosteczko, J., Smith, K., Johnson, J., Diaz, R. “Virginia Digital Shipbuilding Program (VDSP) Building an agile modern workforce to improve performance in the shipbuilding and ship repair industry.” Proceedings of the 2020 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Montréal, Quebec, Canada, June 21-24, 2020.

CV/RESUME