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Darryl Draper-Amason

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Get to Know Me

My work impacts society...
by educating individuals who can contribute to the common good.

I first discovered my passion for this work...
when I was working in the corporate environment.

Something I learned in my research this year that surprised me...
The role self-regulated learning plays is an extremely important aspect in microlearning

My favorite quote is...
"It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop." — Confucius

Current University
Old Dominion University

Research Area
Instructional Design, Instructional Technology and Human Performance Improvement

Research Summary
Darryl "Deri" Draper-Amason's research is focused on creating innovative learning solutions. Her expertise lies in building learning organizations from the ground up. 

Draper-Amason is a researcher and Assistant Professor at ODU Virginia Modeling, Analysis & Simulation Center (VMASC). She has direct experience with organizational change initiatives in corporate and higher education sectors.

As a Systems Thinker, talent in strategic planning, analysis of performance gaps, instructional design, workplace knowledge creation, and management. She has broad experience in all aspects of instructional design for e-learning and classroom environments. Her specialties include Organizational Development and Learning, Organizational Change, Performance Improvement, Instructional Design, Online Education, Informal learning, Communities of Practice, Knowledge Management and Creation, Experiential Learning, and the Analysis of e-learning capability in higher education and corporate contexts.

Alma Mater
Draper-Amason is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, earning her Ph.D. and M.Ed. in instructional systems, and Temple University, with a B.A. in Greek, Roman, and Egyptian Art.