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Julie Reinhart

Office:Warde Academic Center


Julie Reinhart earned her Ph.D. in instructional systems technology with a minor in educational psychology from Indiana University in Bloomington. She also has a master of education degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining the Saint Xavier faculty, Reinhart was an associate professor in the Library and Information Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and an assistant professor in the Curriculum and Instruction: Instructional Technology program at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro.

Reinhart is interested in using the power of research, science and technology to improve learning and knowledge construction.


Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology
Indiana University

Master of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (in progress)

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Areas of Specialization

  • Instructional Technology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Quantitative Research

Courses Taught

  • Educational Psychology
  • Child Growth and Development
  • Introduction to Research
  • Educational Research Design and Development
  • Action Research in Practice
  • Action Research Project I
  • Action Research Project II
  • Data Driven Decision Making
  • Technology for Educators
  • Foundations of Educational Technology
  • Emerging Technology Trends in Education
  • Tests and Measurement
  • Assessment of Instruction and Learning

Selected Presentations and Publications

Reinhart, J. (2023). Second-Level Digital Divide, COVID, & K12 Learning. International Technology and Engineering Educators Association. Minneapolis, MN.

Reinhart, J. (2023). Declining State Test Scores: What Can Educator Preparation Programs Do? Illinois Association for Teacher Educators, Bradley University, Peoria, IL.

Reinhart, J. (2022). Second Level Digital Divide: The COVID Impact on Math Scores. Illinois Association for Teacher Educators, Bradley University, Peoria, IL.

Robinson, R. & Reinhart, J. (2014). Digital Thinking and Mobile Teaching: Communicating, Collaborating, and Constructing in an Access Age. Denmark: Bookboon.

Reinhart, J., Thomas, E., & Toriskie, J.M. (2011). K-12 Teachers: Technology Use and the Second Level Digital Divide. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 38 (4), 181-193.

Reinhart, J. & Lundin, J. (2011). Using Mobile and Research-Based Technologies in the K-8 Math/Science Curriculum: The xSTEM Framework. Association for Educational Communications and Technology: Selected Annual Proceedings, 34 (2), 441-443.

Reinhart, J. (2010). Graduate Students' Communication Practices and Perceived Sense of Community: An Examination of Information Sources. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 11 (4), 223-238.