Abiodun Stephen Ijeluola
Abiodun Stephen Ijeluola is a passionate educator, Instructional designer, and research enthusiast with over a decade of experience in teaching and professional training. He has a solid educational foundation and professional experience across different countries including Nigeria, Turkey, Estonia, and the United States. Stephen has an MA in Educational Technology from the University of Tartu, Estonia, and a Bachelor of Arts in English Education from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Instructional Technology at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. Through education and technology, Stephen hopes to make a positive difference in people’s lives. His research interests include Digital Divides in Education, Game-Based Learning, Computational Thinking in Education, Technology Integration in the Classroom, and Professional Development for Teachers.
About Instructional Design
We are committed to building an engaging and inclusive learning environment at JMU by consulting with instructors and programs on instructional design (ID) for courses, curricula, and learning initiatives.
As instructional designers, our practices are informed by learning sciences, systems thinking, and pedagogy-driven community building. Centering equity, accessibility, and inclusion, we support instruction, learning, and scholarly work by providing instructional design solutions to enhance and sustain learners’ success. Our work simultaneously holds space to explore evidence-based emerging teaching and learning trends, tools, and methods while centering an ethic of care and a learner-centered experience.
About Learning Innovations & Design
We create virtual and physical spaces, programs, and services for the JMU community to enhance, experiment with, and innovate in their teaching, learning, and scholarship. Departments include Classroom Technology Services, Educational Technology Services, Instructional Design, Learning Technology Services, and Media Production & Makerspace Services.