Dr. Jason Brent Ellis
Born and raised in Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada, Dr. Jason Brent Ellis, Professor of Educational Technology, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2007. His research focuses on historical representations and artifacts of technology, disability and inclusion in the 19th and 20th centuries, instructional design in teletandem models of language acquisition, pedagogy and didactics, both modern and historical. Currently his research focuses on the curriculum and instructional methods of 19th century one-room country schoolhouses in North America, as he is owner/schoolmaster of the Anderson Schoolhouse, a one-room schoolhouse that offers immersive living history experiences for elementary grade students, in Ashland, Ohio. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in Education from the University of Windsor, his Master of Education in guidance and counseling from Bowling Green State University, his Specialist degree in education and human growth and development from Universidade Estácio de Sá in Rio de Janeiro, and his Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Toronto. He has been licensed to practice mental health counseling nationally in Canada and as a Registered Clinical Counselor in the province of British Columbia. He has had the privilege of working in the field of education, studying and living in Canada, Brazil and the United States of America.