Thomas C. Reeves

Thomas (Tom) C. Reeves is Professor Emeritus of Learning, Design, and Technology in the Mary Frances Early College of Education at The University of Georgia. He was a Fulbright Lecturer in Peru and has given invited presentations and workshops in the USA and more than 30 other countries. He is the former editor of the Journal of Interactive Learning Research, and the author of more than 200 scholarly papers and books. His current research interests include educational design research, authentic online learning, and medical and public health education. His scholarly work has been cited over 31,500 times in the research literature placing him among the top two percent of most-cited scientists in the world according to a recent bibliographic analysis.

Tom’s awards include:

  • The David H. Jonassen Excellence in Research Award, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (2013)
  • Lifetime Award from the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) (2013)
  • Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Fellow (2010)
  • Association for the Advancement of
  • Computers in Education Fellow (2003).

He has four degrees:

  • B.S. – Elementary Education, Georgia State University
  • M.S. – Instructional Technology, Syracuse University
  • M.L.M. – Library Media, Georgia State University
  • Ph.D. – Instructional Design, Development, & Evaluation, Syracuse University.

He currently lives in Rome, Georgia, with his wife, Professor Emerita Trisha Reeves, and their Westie, Button.