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Division of Biology

Ashley Rhodes, Teaching Professor

Ashley Rhodes

Contact information

208 Ackert Hall


Ph.D. 2013, Kansas State University. Curriculum & Instruction.

Area(s) of Specialization

Multimedia development and use in undergraduate physiology courses, E-text design and development, Impact of instructional media on low prior knowledge learners, Self-efficacy and motivation in relation to classroom performance, Use of constructivism within ill-structured STEM domains.


BIOL 198  Principles of Biology
BIOL 340  Human Body II
BIOL 513  Physiological Adaptations Of Animals

Selected Publications

Rhodes, A.E. 2021. Lowering barriers to active learning:  A novel approach for online instructional environments.  Journal of Physiology - Advances in Physiology Education 45(3): 547-553.  

Rhodes, A., Wilson, A., & Rozell T. 2020. Value of Case-Based Learning within STEM Courses: Is It the Method or Is It the Student? CBE Life Sciences 19(3): 1-11.

Rhodes, A., Rozell, T. 2017. Cognitive flexibility and undergraduate physiology students: Increasing advanced knowledge acquisition within an ill-structured domain. Advances in Physiology Education 41(3): 375-382.

Rhodes, A., & Rozell, T. 2015. A constructivist approach to e-text design for use in undergraduate physiology courses. Advances in Physiology Education 39(3): 172-180.

Rhodes, A., Rozell, T., & Shroyer, M. 2014. Use of multimedia in an introductory college biology course to improve comprehension of complex material. Journal of Educational Media and Hypermedia 23(3): 285-303.