Caroline Crawford

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Doctor of Education (EdD)

Dr. Crawford earned her doctoral degree from the University of Houston in Houston, Texas, United States of America, in 1998, with specialization areas in Instructional Technology and Curriculum Theory, and began her professorial tenure the same year. Dr. Crawford's scholarly pursuits are varied, including a minimum of 100 international, national and regional refereed journal articles, with innumerable refereed conference proceeding publications and non-refereed journal articles, as well as edited book chapters. Dr. Crawford has also been honored with an invitation to write a foreword for the text, Cases for Building Quality Distance Delivery Programs. Dr. Crawford has presented a minimum of 200 professional conference-focused presentations and over a dozen poster sessions. She has recently published two edited books, adding to her prior eight published books. Further, Dr. Crawford has a history of honored positions as a Managing Editor for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) refereed review of conference manuscript proposals, founding Co-Editor for an international double-blind peer-reviewed journal named the International Journal of eSports Research (IJER) that was recently renamed to the International Journal of eSports Multidisciplinary Research (IJEMR), Review Editor for seven international refereed journals, and reviewer for innumerable regional, national and international refereed journals and professional conferences. Further, Dr. Crawford was awarded the prestigious “primary” university’s Outstanding Professor Award in 2009, and the Walden University 2019 Rita Turner Award which recognizes the commitment and dedication while serving on a doctoral study committee. At this point in Dr. Crawford's professional career, her main areas of interest focus upon andragogical and heutagogical areas of interest, currently within the realms of communities of learning and the appropriate and successful integration of technologies into the learning environment; the learning environment may be envisioned as face-to-face, hybrid and online (virtual or text-driven) environments, including mobile learning efforts within the K-12, higher education, medical education, and business and industry training realms. Dr. Crawford may be contacted through her e-mail address, [email protected].

Courses Taught

EDUC 8090 - Doctoral Study Intensive

EDUC 8081 - Completing the Prospectus


EdD, University of Houston

MA, Houston Baptist University

BA, Sam Houston State University

Awards / Honors

Distinguished Fellow in The International Academy, The International Academy of Ubiquitous Communication Educators (iAUCE), 2010

Excellence in Innovative Research Award for Outstanding, IGI-Global, 2010

Excellence in Innovative Research Award for Outstanding, , 2010

Outstanding Professor Award, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2009

Piper Award Nomination, Niversity of Houston-Clear Lake, 2002

Piper Award Nomination, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2001

The Texas Alliance Legislative Conference on Science, , 2000