Jo Azzarello

Contact Information:
Jo Azzarello


Azzarello, Jo (HSC)
Associate Professor

Department of:

College of Nursing/Center for Nursing Research -Faculty

Center of:

Reynolds Oklahoma Center on Aging -Faculty


University of Oklahoma College of Nursing, Oklahoma City, OK   BSN   1977
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM   MSN   1984
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK   PhD, Instructional Psychology & Technology   1997

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Cognition during problem solving, diabetes self-management education/ decision-making, development of expertise, mental models, structural knowledge, cognitive tutors, situation awareness, prospective memory


Research Projects:

"Development of an Intelligent Tutoring System on Using Diabetes Self-Monitoring Records to Improve Glycemic Control," College of Nursing Lorraine D. Singer Foundation, 8/1/2012 - 6/1/2013

Selected Publications:

Unfolding case studies: Dynamic mental models in a public health context. In N. Facione and P. Facione (Eds.) "Critical Thinking and Clinical Reasoning in the Health Sciences"
2008    Azzarello, J.
California Academic Press
Use of the Pathfinder scaling algorithm to measure students' structural knowledge of community health nursing
2007    Azzarello, J.
Journal of Nursing Education, 46(7), 313-318
Assessing dynamic mental models: Unfolding case studies
2006    Azzarello, J. & E. Wood
Nurse Educator, 31(1), 10-14
Knowledge Structure Underlying Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management: An Expert Model for Assessment and Instruction
2004    Azzarello, J.
Research in Nursing & Health