Dr. R. Neal Shambaugh

Assistant Professor of Instructional Design and Technology (1999-present)

Advanced Educational Studies – Technology Education, Educational Psychology


3040 University Avenue, Room B42




·        Master’s Coordinator – Technology Education

·        Student Advisor – PATS Student Group


Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) is the name given to the discipline integrating instructional technology in schools and institutional settings.







B. S. Management Science, Virginia Tech

M.A. Curriculum and Instruction, Virginia Tech

Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction, Virginia Tech


Fall Courses

TE 730 Introduction to Technology

EDP 640 Instructional Design

EDUC 400 Instructional Design and Evaluation


Spring Courses

EDP 740 Principles of Instruction (beginning Spring 2004)

TE 691 - EDUC 605 Professional Practice

EDUC 600 Teacher As Researcher (with Dr. Jaci Webb-Dempsey)


Research Interests

Instructional Design, Developmental Research, Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, Visual Literacy


Major Publications

Shambaugh, R. N., & Magliaro, S. G. (2001). A reflexive model for teaching instructional design. Educational Technology Research & Development, 49(2), 69-91.


Shambaugh, R. N. (2000). Reframing doctoral programs: A program of human inquiry. Innovative Higher Education, 24(4), 295-308. 


Shambaugh, R. N., & Magliaro, S. G. (1997). Mastering the possibilities: A process approach to instructional design. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.


Shambaugh, N., & Magliaro, S. G. (to be published 2005). Instructional design: A systematic approach to reflective practice. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.