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Ritter, Nicola Instructional Associate Professor


Dr. Nicola Ritter received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M University in 2014. Dr. Ritter joined the Veterinary Integrative Biosciences Department at Texas A&M University as an Instructional Assistant Professor in 2016. Dr. Ritter's research focuses on developing and evaluating veterinary medical educational resources. She is the lead investigator for and director of her research lab, the Center for Educational Technologies (CET). She has received over $4.9 million in research funding, with the majority of funds from the United States Department of Agriculture. Dr. Ritter secures funding to develop instructional materials with subject matter experts for the Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine's professional program. She has numerous original articles and copyrighted works. Dr. Ritter's curriculum programs are used in 90 countries with over 4,000 students and 1,000 teachers reached. In addition to her research, Dr. Ritter oversees the CET's service center consisting of 2 faculty and 8 technical staff. Dr. Ritter received the TAMU GoWeb award for Transformational Education in 2018.

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  • Director of the Center for Educational Technologies/ Instructional Associate Professor