Susan E. Anderson, Ed.D.

Susan E. Anderson, Ed.D.

Associate Professor

Program Area: Educational Technology

(817) 257-6572  |

Texas Christian University
TCU Box 297900
Fort Worth, TX 76129


Dr. Anderson has been a professor at TCU since 1992. She teaches educational technology and special education courses. Her teaching interests include digital citizenship, technology integration, universal design for learning and assistive technology. Her research focuses on educational technology in special education, technological, pedagogical and content knowledge (TPACK), and technological pedagogical reasoning (TPR). She has chaired several university committees, including the Instructional Development Committee. She also serves as a College Diversity Advocate.


Ed.D., Instructional Technology
University of Virginia

M.Ed., Special Education
University of Virginia

B.S.Ed., Special Education
University of Virginia

Academic Areas

  • Educational Technology
  • Special Education

Research Areas

  • Factors associated with technology integration
  • Technological, pedagogical, and content knowledge (TPACK)
  • Special education and technology
  • Universal Design for Learning

Selected Publications

Anderson, S., & Putman, R. (2019). Special education teachers’ experience, confidence, beliefs, and knowledge about integrating technology. Journal of Special Education Technology. doi:10.1177/0162643419836409

Anderson, S., Griffith, R., & Crawford, L. (2017). TPACK in Special Education: Preservice Teacher Decision Making while Integrating iPads into Instruction. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 17(1).

Anderson, S., & Groulx, J. (2015). Predicting Elementary Student Teachers’ Technology Acceptance. The International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 32(4), 198-208.

Anderson, S. & Groulx, J. (2013). Elementary Student Teachers’ Technology Use and Intentions for Technology Integration. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 2000-2005). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Anderson, S., Groulx, J. & Maninger, R. (2012). Modeling the Relationship between Preservice Teachers’ Beliefs and Intentions Regarding Technology Integration. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 1634-1639). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Anderson, S. E., Groulx, J. G., & Maninger, R. M. (2011). Relationships Among Preservice Teachers’ Technology-Related Abilities, Beliefs and Intentions to Use Technology in their Future Classrooms, Journal of Educational Computing Research, 45(3) 321-338.

Ratcliff, C. C., & Anderson, S. E. (2011). Reviving the Turtle: Exploring the Use of Logo with Students with Mild Disabilities. Computers in the Schools, 28(3), 241-255.

Anderson, S. E., Groulx, J. G., & Maninger, R. M. (2010). The Impact of Educational Technology Coursework on Preservice Teachers’ Technology-Related Abilities, Beliefs, and Intentions. Texas Association of Teacher Educator’s Forum, 35, 16-27.