PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Vallera, F., & Syed, N. (2023). Encouraging Awareness and Empathy for Diversity Through Experiential Practiced Simulations. International Journal of Designs for Learning, 14(2), 1–13. https://doi.org/10.14434/ijdl.v14i2.33679
Vallera, F. (2019). Durkheim said what?: Creating talking textbooks with augmented reality and project-based activities. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 51(3), 290-310. https://doi.org/10.1080/15391523.2019.1617809
Vallera, F. & Bodzin, A. (2019). Integrating STEM with AgLIT (Agricultural Literacy through Innovative Technology): The efficacy of a project-based agricultural literacy curriculum for upper-primary students. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 18, 419-439. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10763-019-09979-y
Vallera, F. & Bodzin, A. (2017). Agricultural literacy, integrated STEM, and innovative technology: An engaging combination. Agricultural Education Magazine, 89, 12-14.
Vallera, F. & Bodzin, A. (2016). Knowledge, skills, or attitudes/beliefs: The contexts of agricultural literacy in upper-elementary science curricula. Journal of Agricultural Education, 57(4), 102-19. https://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2016.04101://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2016.04101
Bodzin, A., Fu, Q., Bressler, D., & Vallera, F. (2015). Examining the enactment of Web GIS on students' geospatial thinking and reasoning and tectonics understandings. Computers in the Schools, 32(1), 63-81. https://doi.org/10.1080/07380569.2015.1004278
PEER REVIEWED BOOK CHAPTERS
Sagnip, H., Cui, Y., Rubart, D., & Vallera, F. (2023). The design of design: Choose your own adventure pathways in a graduate instructional design course. In J. Keengwe (Ed.). Handbook for Research on Facilitating Collaborative Learning Through Digital Content and Learning Technologies. IGI. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-6684-5709-2
Vallera, F., & Harvey, C. (2022 - reprint). Making and modalities: Upending traditional teacher education course delivery to improve 21st century teaching and learning. In Information Resources Management Association (Ed.). Research Anthology on Makerspaces and 3D Printing in Education (pp. 726-748). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-6684-6295-9.ch036
Vallera, F., & Cui, Y. (2022). Mindful Minutes: Reigniting students’ active engagement online through mindful practices. In J. Keengwe (Ed.). Handbook of Research on Active Learning and Student Engagement in Higher Education (pp. 27-44). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-9564-0.ch002
Vallera, F., & Sadat, B. (2021 - reprint). Using design thinking practices to create technology-driven adult professional development programs. In Management Association (Ed.). Research Anthology on Adult Education and the Development of Lifelong Learners (pp. 1086-1100). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-8598-6.ch054
Vallera, F. & Harvey, C. (2021). Making and modalities: Upending traditional teacher education course delivery to improve 21st century teaching and learning. In J. Keengwe (Ed.). Handbook of Research on Innovations in Non-Traditional Educational Practices. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Vallera, F. & Sadat, B. (2020). Using design thinking practices to create technology-driven adult professional development programs. In J. Keengwe & G. Onchwari (Eds.). Handbook of Research on Literacy and Digital Technology Integration in Teacher Education (pp. 78-92). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Vallera, F. & Lewis, M. (2019). Andragogical design considerations for online multicultural education. In J. Keengwe & K. Kungu (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Cross-Cultural Online Learning in Higher Education (pp. 364-383). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Vallera, F., Thorpe, L., & Kleintop, L. (2019). Developing cross-campus multicultural competence through blended learning and innovative technology. In J. Keengwe (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Promoting Higher-Order Skills and Global Competencies in Life and Work (pp. 37-55). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Bressler, D., Oltman, J., & Vallera, F. (2018). Inside, outside, and off-site: Social constructivism in mobile games. In J. Keengwe (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Mobile Technology, Constructivism and Meaningful Learning (pp. 1-22). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
PUBLISHED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Vallera, F., Rubart, D., Cui, Y., & Sagnip, H. (in press). Knowing when adults are adults: Engaging adult learners in multimodal environments. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference.
Vallera, F. (in press). How might we get audiences “jazzed” about Zoom rooms? In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Interactive Conference.
Vallera, F., & Syed, N. (2020). Encouraging awareness and empathy for diversity through experiential, practiced simulations. In D. Schmidt-Crawford (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 600-606). Online: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/215802/
Bodzin, A., Junior, R., Anastasio, D., Hammond, T., Rutzmoser, S., Vallera, F., Lindström, E., & Kangas, S. (2019). A virtual reality game to identify locations in the Lehigh River Watershed. In Proceedings of Fifth Immersive Learning Research Network Conference. https://doi.org/10.3217/978-3-85125-657-4-22
Junior, R., Bodzin, A., Hammond, T., Anastasio, D., Rutzmoser, S., Vallera, F., Sadat, B., Yeung, B., & Levy, H. (2019). Lehigh River Watershed VR: The Lehigh Gap immersive virtual field trip. In Proceedings of Fifth Immersive Learning Research Network Conference. https://doi.org/10.3217/978-3-85125-657-4-01
Bodzin, A., Bressler, D., & Vallera, F. (2013). Teacher enactment of Web GIS tectonics investigations. In Proceedings of 2013 NARST Annual International Conference.
Garrigan, S., Bressler, D., Vallera, F., Bostwick, L., Haddush, N., Heintzelman, S., Smith, K., Hewatt, C., & Hsu, A. (2014). Can Class Compete help students succeed?
MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW
DuPaul, G.J. Kern, L., Vallera, F., Chunta, A., Ahn, J.H., Cleminshaw, C.L., & Chuah, M. Enhanced behavioral parent training for young children with ADHD: Pilot investigation of optimistic parenting strategies and immersive virtual reality. Journal of Early Intervention.
Vallera, F., & Bodzin, A. Agricultural literacy, integrated STEM, and augmented reality: A game-winning combination in outdoor spaces. Connected Science Learning.
Vallera, F. AgLIT: The review of a project-based, tech-driven, integrated stem and agricultural literacy curriculum for upper-elementary students. Journal of Agricultural Education.