Research & Theory
Kennesaw State University
Dr. Tiffany Roman is an Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology in the School of Instructional Technology and Innovation in the Bagwell College of Education (BCOE) at Kennesaw State University (KSU). She holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University and her M.Ed. and BFA are from the University of Notre Dame. Her scholarship examines how the design and development of learning technologies, technology-enhanced instructional practices, and active learning environments support student engagement, improve student learning outcomes, and address issues of social justice.
Roman’s recent publications can be found in the Journal of Research on Technology in Education, Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, the Journal of Applied Instructional Design, and TechTrends. Her research has been externally funded by Steelcase Corporation and internally funded by the Office of Research at KSU. In 2021, Roman received the Young Researcher Award from AECT’s Research and Theory Division. She is a current participant in the NSF-sponsored Learning Analytics in STEM Education Research (LASER) Institute and recently completed the 2020-2021 NSF Quantitative Research Methods for STEM Education Scholars Program.
If elected to serve as the Secretary of RTD, Roman brings to the position expertise in graphic design, web design, and computer programming. A copious note taker since childhood, Roman is happy to assist the RTD board with meeting documentation, minutes, and other board-related tasks. She previously served AECT in the TED division as the GSA representative.
At KSU, Roman enjoys serving her institution at the departmental, college, and university level. She recently co-chaired the development of a new undergraduate IDT program and represents her department within the BCOE’s College Faculty Council. She previously chaired the Student Awards and Development Committee within the BCOE and currently serves her university as a Global Fellow for the Year of New Zealand.