Dr. Vallera’s research interests focus on developing curricular and instructional materials using innovative educational technology, project-based learning methods, and design thinking strategies. Her projects have concentrated on integrating STEM subjects and agriculture to engage elementary students in understanding the global food and fiber system, as well as those designed to encourage multicultural competence, ADA compliance, and diversity awareness.
Augmented and Virtual Reality
Curriculum Design and Development
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Science, Technology, Arts and Math Teaching Practices
Teaching and Technology
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