• Matthew Jennings has a Master of Education in Instructional Design and is currently an Instructor and Director of Instructional Technology in the UAB School of Nursing. Before working with the School of Nursing, he served as the System Administrator for UAB’s Learning Management System, working with both faculty and IT. He has conducted numerous faculty training courses in the use of technology to enhance the educational experience.

    Matthew is passionate about helping faculty to understand and utilize educational technologies to create the most effective, learner centered, humanized learning experiences for each student enrolled in their course.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2020 Coffee in the collaboratory: A collegial club for nursing facultyJournal of Continuing Education in Nursing.  51:387-388. 2020
    2019 “Playing for bragging rights”: A qualitative study of students’ perceptions of gamificatioJournal of Nursing Education.  58:79-85. 2019

    Research Overview

  • Learning technologies; HTML; CSS; visual design; graphics; multimedia; web-based technologies; gamification, Canvas LMS; Turnitin; Respondus
  • Education And Training

  • Master of Education in Educational/Instructional Media Technology/Technician, Troy State University (main campus) : Dothan 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts in Fine / Studio Arts, Augusta State University 2000
  • Full Name

  • Matthew Jennings