Aaron Thomas, Ph.D., Assessment and Learning Analytics Specialist

Curricular Affairs & Accreditation

OFFICE: 4320

EMAIL: aothomas@cop.ufl.edu

PHONE: 352-294-4989

 

Dr. Aaron Thomas is the Assessment and Learning Analytics Specialist at the University of Florida’s College of Pharmacy. His primary role is to provide expertise and support in the design, implementation, and analysis of assessment activities that support accreditation and institutional effectiveness. Dr. Thomas is experienced in both quantitative and qualitative methodologies and looks forward to supporting faculty in the design and conceptualization of educational studies that have as their goal the improvement of teaching, learning, and student success at the College of Pharmacy. As a former postdoctoral researcher at the University of Florida’s Online Learning Institute, he is especially interested leveraging and integrating student data to develop a learning analytics that supports faculty and students success. He is a co-inventor of Therapist Assisted Online, a HIPAA compliant psycho-educational platform, which is now a University of Florida spinoff company. He earned his B.A. in Philosophy and the History of Science and Mathematics from St. John’s College, his M.A. in Classical Greek and Latin from the University of Florida, and his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus upon educational technology. In addition, he was a Fulbright Fellow (Bulgaria), National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow of Rome, and received graduate grants from the National Science Foundation.