Dr.  Vittorio Marone

Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies
Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching  -  Instructional Technology




Vittorio Marone is an Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology in the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching at The University of Texas at San Antonio. He earned his doctorate in Education in a dual-degree program between the University of Padua and The University of Tennessee. He also holds a doctorate in Languages, Cultures, and Societies from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. His research interests include new literacies, youth cultures, games and learning, music technology, and multimodality. He presented his work at national and international conferences such as GLS (Games + Learning + Society) and G4C (Games for Change). He is the author of the book La Quotidianità dell’Assurdo (The Everyday Absurd, Archetipolibri, Bologna, 2010).

Selected recent publications:

Marone, V. (2016). Playful Constructivism: Making sense of digital games for learning and creativity through play, design, and participation. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 9(3), 1-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.4101/jvwr.v9i3.7244 

Marone, V. (2016). Looping out loud: A multimodal analysis of humour on Vine. The European Journal of Humour Research, 4(4), 50-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.7592/EJHR2016.4.4.marone

Marone, V., Staples, C., & Greenberg, K. (2016). Learning how to learn by solving bizarre problems: A playful approach to developing creative and strategic thinking. On The Horizon, 24(1), 112-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/OTH-08-2015-0040

Marone, V. (2015). From discussion forum to discursive studio: Learning and creativity in design-oriented affinity spaces. Games and Culture, 10(1), 81-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1555412014557328

Access Vittorio Marone’s publications on Academia.edu.