General

First Name

Francisca

Last Name

Yonekura

Job Title

Associate Department Head

Contact Info

Website

http://www.ucf.edu

Skype

fyonekura

Extended Profile

Biography

As Associate Department Head at the Center for Distributed Learning (CDL), Francisca’s responsibilities encompass the areas of course and application development, new media development, and R&D of emerging technologies in support of online learning. She brings eighteen years of experience in instructional technology to facilitate learning in higher education, military, and hospitality industries. Her research interests are immersive learning environments, game based learning, and emerging technologies for learning and innovation. If you happen to be traveling through different virtual environments or MMOs, make sure to say hi as she enjoys meeting kindred spirits and exploring collaborative opportunities while roaming around these worlds.