Publications

Journal Articles

Easter, M.A. and Ionas, I.G. (2016). The design and development of an online tool to strategically support knowledge acquisition for improved educator practice. Int. J. Innovation in Education, Vol 3, Nos. 2/3, pp. 122-135.

Ionas, I.G., Easter, M.A., Miller, W., & Neumeyer, G. (2012). Using Open-Source Tools to Design and Develop the Online Component of a Blended-Learning, Instructor-Led Course. International Journal of Designs for Learning, 3(1), p. 12-26.

Ionas, I.G., Cernusca, D. & Collier, H.L. (2012). Prior knowledge influence on self-explanation effectiveness when solving problems: An exploratory study in science learning. The International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 24(3), p. 349-358

Schmidt, M., Easter, M., Jonassen, D. H., Miller, W., & Ionas, I. G. (2008). Preparing the twenty-first century workforce: the case of curriculum change in radiation protection education in the United States. Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 60(4),p. 423-439.

Jonassen, D. H., & Ionas, I. G. (2008). Designing effective supports for causal reasoning. Educational Technologies Research and Development, 56, p. 287-308.

Johannes, M.J. Strobel, David H. Jonassen, Ioan Gelu Ionas (2007). The evolution of a collaborative authoring system for non-linear hypertext: A design-based research study. Computers & Education, 51(1), p. 67-85.

Books & Book Chapters

Ionas, I.G. (2019). Quantitative Research by Example. Book and online resource.

Cernusca, D. & Ionas, I.G. (2014). Design-Based Research as Form of Action Research. In Edwards, C.L. & Willis, J.W. (Eds.). Action Research: Models, Methods, and Examples. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers.

Jonassen, D. H., Cernusca, D., & Ionas, I. G. (2007). Constructivism and Instructional Design: The Emergence of the Learning Sciences and Design Research. In R. A. Reiser & J. V. Dempsey (Eds.), Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology (Second ed., pp. 45-52). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.

Ionas, I.G. (2001). An introduction to consumer behavior (published in Romanian as "Introducere in comportamentul consumatorului"). Sibiu, Romania: University of Sibiu Publishing House.

Ionas, I.G., Marginean, S. (2001). The business plan from A to Z (published in Romanian as "Planul de afaceri de la A la Z"), Sibiu, Romania: University of Sibiu Publishing House.

Ionas, I.G., Tuturea, M. (1999). Small and medium enterprises. From idea to profit. (published in Romanian as "Intreprinderile mici si mijlocii. De la idee la profit."), Bucharest, Romania, Editura Tehnica.

Siman, E., Ionas, I.G. (1998). Marketing. Case studies and problems. (published in Romanian as "Marketing. Studii de caz si probleme."), Sibiu, Romania: University of Sibiu Publishing House.

Conference Presentations

Ionas, I.G., Easter, M.A., Naughton, B. (2015). ElevatEd: An Innovative Web-Based Solution for Strategic Planning and Continuous Improvement in Schools. Paper presented at the 2015 AECT International Convention, Nov 3 - 7, Indianapolis, IN.

Cernusca, D., Geana, M.V., & Ionas, I.G. (2013). Orienting Response to Visual Cues as an Indicator of Students' Attention to Online Instruction. Paper presented at the 2013 AECT International Convention, Oct 29 - Nov 2, Anaheim, CA.

Ionas, I.G., Easter, M., Miller, W.H., Neumeyer, G., Valerie, T., Weakly, G. (2012). The Design, Development, and Deployment of an Online, Portable, Blended Course for the Energy Industry using Open-Source Tools: Technological, Logistic, and Instructional Design Issues. Paper presented at the 2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, TX.

Ionas, I.G. & Cernusca, D. (2009). Effects of self-explanation in science learning and its relationship with self-reported level of prior knowledge: A study in introductory chemistry. Paper presented at the 2009 AECT International Convention, Louisville, KY.

Cernusca, D. & Ionas, I.G. (2009). Self-explanation for effective learning in engineering chemistry: An exploratory study for incoming freshmen. Paper presented at the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Austin, TX.

Miller, W.H., Jonassen, D.H., Marra, R.M., Neumeyer, G.M., Etter, R., Easter, M., Schmidt, M., Henry, H., Ionas, I.G. (2009). The Role of Instructional Technologists in the Development of a Problem-Centered Radiation Protection Technician Curriculum. Paper presented at the Conference on Nuclear Training and Education CONTE 09: An International Forum on Nuclear Training and Education and Workforce Issues Facing a Renewed Nuclear Energy Option.

Ionas, I.G. & Cernusca, D. (2009). Effects of self-explanation in science learning and its relationship with self-reported level of prior knowledge: A study in introductory chemistry. Paper presented at the 2009 AECT International Convention, October, 27-31, Louisville, KY.

Cernusca, D., Ionas, I. G., & Collier, H. (2009). Self-explanation for effective learning in engineering chemistry: An exploratory study for incoming freshmen. Paper presented at the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 14-17, Austin, TX.

Miller, W., Neumeyer, G. M., Jonassen, D. H., Schmidt, M., Easter, M., Ionas, I. G., et al. (2007). Successful partnerships for radiation protection technology curriculum development in support of the U.S. Nuclear Power Industry. Paper presented at the 2007 Conference on Nuclear Training and Education - CONTE 2007, February 4-7, Jacksonville, FL.

Miller, W., Jonassen, D. H., Schmidt, M., Easter, M., Ionas, I. G., Marra, R. M., et al. (2007). Radiation Protection Technician Curriculum Development Initiative - US DOL President's Energy Sector HGJTI Grant. Paper presented at the Health Physics Society 2007 Annual Meeting, July 10, Portland, OR.

Ionas, I. G. (2007). Toward improving causal reasoning abilities through overt elicitation of causal mechanisms in representing causal relations. Paper presented at the 2007 AERA Annual Convention, April 9-13, Chicago, IL.

Easter, M., Schmidt, M., Ionas, I. G., Jonassen, D. H., Miller, W., Marra, R. M., et al. (2006). Advancing a new paradigm to address workforce needs for radiation protection associates degree education. Paper presented at the ANS Winter Meeting, November 12-16, Albuquerque, NM.

Jonassen, D. H., Strobel, J. M. J., & Ionas, I. G. (2005). Crisscrossing: A web environment for authoring cognitive flexibility hypertexts. Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Convention, October 18-22, Orlando, FL.

Ionas, I. G. (2005). A Research Framework to Study the Effects of Contextualized Training on Information Technology Acceptance. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Big XII MIS Symposium, Norman, OK.

Ionas, I. G. (2005). Toward Improving Information Technology Acceptance through Contextual Training - A Research Framework. Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Convention, October 18-22, Orlando, FL.

Cernusca, D., Jonassen, D. H., Ionas, I. G., & Friesen, S. (2005). Supporting the introduction of new testament interpretation methods in a survey course with a constructivist learning environment. An exploratory study. Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Convention, October 18-22, Orlando, FL.

Ionas, I. G., & Franz, C. R. (2004). A Technology-Based Dynamic Evolutionary Model of e-Business. Paper presented at the Big XII MIS Research Symposium, April 2-4, Ames, Iowa.

Not listed: 15+ additional publications and conference presentations in Romanian.