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Dean Cristol

Dean Cristol

Dean Cristol

Associate Professor | Department of Teaching and Learning | College of Education and Human Ecology


470-E Galvin Hall
4240 Campus Drive
Lima, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Mobile learning/technology for disenfranchised children
  • Multicultural and Equity Studies in Education


  • Ph.D., Curriculum & Teaching, University of North Carolina-Greensboro (1995)
Dean Cristol is an Associate Professor of Education. He is a Member of the Executive Committee for the International Association for Mobile Learning and an Associate Editor for the Theory Into Practice Journal
His recent publications include “What it means to be a citizen in the internet age: Development of a reliable and valid digital citizenship scale”, Computers and Education (2017); “Evaluate and Optimize Learning Professional Development”, International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning (2016). “Mobile technology in K-12 environments”, Chapter in Handbook of Mobile Teaching and Learning, (Springer 2015); “Academic Achievement in BYOD Classrooms”, Journal of Applied Learning Technology, (2014).