Jami Woychesin

Jami Woychesin

Instructional Designer
UNT Health Science Center

Using Minecraft to Create Interdisciplinary Curricula for Higher Ed

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Jami Woychesin, Ph.D. has a Master of Science in Telecommunications Systems Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Oklahoma State University. While a Ph.D. student in the Learning Technologies department at the University of North Texas in Denton, her research was focused on the effects of producing other knowledge through game-based learning such as Minecraft. Her belief is that technology education presented in a problem-based learning style environment will improve a student’s ability to problem solve and think independently. Jami graduated with her Ph.D. in May 2015. Dr. Woychesin worked for almost 20 years within the K-12 industry as an educator and administrator and now serves as an Instructional Designer at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. As an educator, her passion is guiding students into a world of self-actualization and creativeness. Read more about Dr. Woychesin (Links to an external site.).