Associate Professor 

Dr. Diane Wilcox joined James Madison University in 2004 after working many years in the corporate sector as an instructional designer and training manager. Her work in the corporate sector primarily focused on designing and managing online and blended learning programs for working adults. Currently, she is an Associate Professor in the College of Education where she teaches graduate courses in instructional design, instructional technology, research methods, and visual literacy. She is the Program Director for the Master’s degree program in Adult Education/Human Resource Development, as well as the Program Director for the Master’s degree program in Spanish Language and Culture.

Dr. Wilcox earned her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Educational Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her dissertation research examined the effect of 3-dimensional animated graphics on children’s learning of fraction concepts. Since then, her teaching and research have concentrated on innovative uses of technology in teaching and learning environments, and the use of visuals in instruction and cross-cultural communication.

College of Education
Memorial Hall 3325E
MSC 6913
Harrisonburg, VA 22807 USA

Tel: 1.540.568.6707
Fax: 1.540.568.3310

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