Author – Ryan Seilhamer

Ryan Seilhamer has been part of distributed learning at the University of Central Florida since 2000. In this time he has served many roles at the Center for Distributed Learning, which include web development, student support, and multimedia production. After receiving his MA in Instructional Technology, Ryan has transitioned into the role of Instructional Designer, assisting faculty in the creation and transition of course materials for online delivery. He is also involved in research related to emerging technologies and best practices for teaching and learning online. His current research interests are in the area of mobility and digital textbooks.


Chen, B., Sivo, S., Seilhamer, R., & Sugar, A. (2014). User acceptance of mobile technology: A campus-wide implementation of Blackboard’s Mobile Learn application. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 49(3).

deNoyelles, A., & Seilhamer, R. (2013). eTextbook access, usage, and beliefs: Implications for adoption in higher education. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 5(2), 189-201.

Seilhamer, R., Sugar, A., & Chen, B. (2013). A framework for implementing mobile technology. In Berge, Z. & Muilenburg, L. (Eds.), Handbook of Mobile Learning (pp. 382-394). New York: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group.