College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

PhD, Brigham Young University
Assistant Professor
Professor-in Charge of Online Learning in Schools Master’s Degree and Graduate Certificate, Learning Technologies in Schools
Learning Technologies Design Research

Contact Information

Send email to Mr. Borup

Phone: (703) 993-3137
Fax: (703) 993-2722

George Mason University
Fairfax Campus
Thompson Hall L042
4400 University Dr.
MS 5D6
Fairfax, VA 22030

Profile

Jered Borup is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Learning Technologies at George Mason University. In his current position, he is the professor-in-charge of the Blended and Online Learning in Schools Master’s and Certificate programs that are devoted to improving teacher practices in online and blended learning environments. Previous to earning his Ph.D. at Brigham Young University, Jered taught history at a junior high school for six years. He has also taught online and blended courses since 2008. 

Research Interests

Current research interests include developing online learning communities and identifying support systems that adolescent learners require to be successful in online environments. 

Recent Publications

Bold=mentored students; AR=acceptance rate; IF=impact factor

  • Atwater, C. R., Borup, J., Baker, R. E., & West, R. (in press). Student perceptions of video communication in an online sport and recreation studies graduate course. Sports Management Education Journal. (AR=22%)
  • Borup, J. (2016). Teacher perceptions of peer engagement at an online high school. The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. 17(3), 231-250. Retrieved from: http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/2361 (AR=33%; 2014 IF=0.734; 5-year IF=1.003)
  • Drysdale, J., Graham, C. R., & Borup, J. (2016). Teacher and student perspectives on facilitating a sense of community through an online high school’s “shepherding” program. International Journal of e-Learning. 15(2), 149-177 (AR=11-20%)
  • Borup, J. & Stevens, M. (2016). Factors influencing teacher satisfaction at an online charter school. Journal of Online Learning Research. 2(1), 3-22. (AR=13%)  
  • Borup, J. (2016). Teacher perceptions of parental engagement at a cyber high school. Journal of Research on Technology in Education. 48(2), 67-83. (AR=13%)
  • Borup, J., Stevens, M., & Hasler Waters, L. (2015). Student and Parent perceptions of parental engagement at an online charter high school. Online Learning, 19(5). (AR=25%).
  • *Borup, J., West, R. E., & Thomas, R. A. (2015). The impact of text versus video communication on instructor feedback in blended courses. Educational Technology Research and Development, 63(2), 161-184. doi :10.1007/s11423-015-9367-8 (AR=4% for research section in 2014; 2014 IF=1.420; 5-year IF=1.425) *Awarded second place in the DDL Qualitative Journal Article Award
  • Freidhoff, J. R., Borup, J., Stimson, R., & DeBruler, K. (2015) Documenting and sharing the work of successful on-site mentors. Journal of Online Learning Research, 1(1), 107-128. (AR=13%)
  • *Borup, J., Graham, C. R., & Drysdale, J. (2014).  The nature of online teacher engagement an online high school. British Journal of Educational Technology, 45, 793-806. doi: 10.1111/bjet.12089  (AR=14%; 2014 IF=1.318; 5-year IF=1.681) *Awarded first place in the DDL Qualitative Focused Article Award
  • Borup, J., West, R. E., Thomas, R. A., Graham, C. R. (2014). Examining the impact of video feedback on instructor social presence in blended courses. The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 15, 232-256.  (AR=33%; 2014 IF=0.734; 5-year IF=1.003)
  • West, R. E. & Borup, J. (2014). An analysis of a decade of research in 10 instructional design and technology journals. British Journal of Educational Technology, 45, 545-556. doi: 10.1111/bejet.12081 (AR=14%; 2014 IF=1.318; 5-year IF=1.681)
  • *Borup, J., West, R. E., Graham, C. R., & Davies, R. (2014). The adolescent community of engagement framework: A lens for research on K-12 online learning. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 22, 107-129. (AR=15%) *Awarded third place in the DDL Qualitative Focused Article Award
  • Drysdale, J., Graham, C. R., & Borup, J. (2014). An online high school “shepherding” program: Teacher roles and experiences mentoring online students. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 22, 9-32. (AR=15%)