University of North Texas (2001), Computer Information Systems
Graduate School
Texas Woman's University (2006), Education
Graduate School
University of North Texas (2016), Learning Technologies

Research Interest

  • Educational technology
  • Gamification of rehabilitation processes: UX, adherence, usefulness, and customization
  • Simulation in Healthcare Education
  • VR, AR, and MR in Educational Settings


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Investigating the Impact of Augmented Reality on Elementary Students' Mental Model of Scientists
Ponners, P. J., Piller, Y. TechTrends, 2019 1 63 33-40
Implementing a New Learning Management System: Developing a Roadmap for Success.
Piller, Y., Ponners, P. 12th International Technology, Education and Development Conference 2018 3623-3630
Integrating Games into the Isochronous Learning Environment
Piller, Y., Woychesin, J ICERI ( International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation) 2015 1 2015 5481-5490
Mining Knowledge with Game Based Learning: Building Knowledge Through Connected Learning with the use of Minecraft in the Classroom
Roberts-Woychesin, J., & Piller, Y. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). 2015 Global Learn 418-425


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Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology (2014)
  • International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (2014)
  • Texas Computer Education Association (2008-2016)