Dr. Michael Corry

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Dr. Michael Corry

Professor, Educational Technology

School: Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Department: Educational Leadership, Cross-Disciplinary


Office Phone: (202) 994-9295

Michael Corry, PhD, has research interests including online student, teacher and administrator success, online learning policy, learning and instructional design technology, faculty development using technology, the integration of technology into K-12 and higher education settings, instructional design, human-computer interaction, user interface (UI) design and user experience (UX). Dr. Corry served for over 12 years as the Director of the Educational Technology Leadership program at George Washington University (GWU). He currently as the Senior Director of Online Learning Initiatives at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at GWU. He has also been involved with the creation and management of the GWU Online High School where he currently serves as the Chair of the Advisory Board. Additionally, he has been the principal investigator on two U.S. Department of Education grants involving "Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology”. He has authored many books, papers, chapters and presentations and been a guiding voice for online learning and the use of technology in education for over 25 years.

Ph.D., Indiana University

M.S., Brigham Young University

B.S., Brigham Young University


PhD in Education: Human-Technology Collaboration Concentration

Educational Technology Leadership Programs:

  • Master's in Educational Technology Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design


Corry, M.D., Dardick, W. & Reichenberg, R. (2021). An Exploratory Study of Self-efficacy for K-12 Online Teachers. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, Volume 22(2).

Henderson, J. & Corry, M.D. (2021). Teacher anxiety and technology change: A review of the literature. Journal of Technology, Pedagogy and Education, DOI: 10.1080/1475939X.2021.1931426

Henderson, J. & Corry, M.D. (2021). Data Literacy Training and Use for Educational Professionals. Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching & Learning, Volume 14(2), 232-244.

Corry, M.D. & Stella, J. (2018). Teacher Self-Efficacy in Online Education: A Review of the Literature. Research in Learning Technology, Volume 26, 1-12.

Stella, J. & Corry, M.D. (2017). A Capability Approach for Online Primary and Secondary Students with Disabilities. British Journal of Special Education, 44(4), 448-464.

Corry, M.D., Dardick, W. & Stella, J. (2016). An Examination of Dropout Rates for Hispanic or Latino Students Enrolled in Online K-12 Schools. Education and Information Technologies.

Corry, M.D. (2016). Hispanic or Latino Student Success in Online Schools. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 17(3).

Stella, J., & Corry, M.D. (2016). Intervention in Online Writing Instruction: An Action-theoretical Perspective. Computers and Composition, 40, 164-174.

Watkins, R., Corry, M.D., Dardick, W. & Stella, J. (2015). Note-taking Habits of Online Students: Value, Quality, and Support. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 16(3).

Corry, M.D., Dardick, W., Ianacone, R. & Stella, J. (2014). Understanding Online K-12 Students through a Demographic Study.  International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 11(12).

Corry, M.D., Ianacone, R. & Stella, J. (2014). Understanding Online Teacher Best Practices: A Thematic Analysis to Improve Learning.  E-Learning and Digital Media Journal, 11(6).

Corry, M.D. & Carlson-Bancroft, A. (2014). Transforming and Turning Around Low-Performing Schools: The Role of Online Learning.  Journal of Educators Online, 11(2).

Stella, J. & Corry, M.D. (2013). Teaching Writing in Online Distance Education: Supporting Student Success.  The Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration.

Corry, M.D. & Stella, J. (2012). Developing a Framework for Research in Online K-12 Distance Education. The Quarterly Review of Distance Education


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ChatGPT for K-12 Educators {Recording}

Wednesday, 2/22/2023, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

GSEHD invites teachers and school administrators to learn about how recent advancements in AI (such as, chatGPT) are being used, and possibly misused, in class.