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Allison Butler
Allison Butler is a Senior Lecturer, Director of Undergraduate Advising, and the Director of the Media Literacy Certificate
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Amy Raty
Amy Raty is an adjunct professor in the TELL program at BYU. She teaches classes on campus, supervises TELL student teachers/practicum
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Andrew A. Tawfik
Andrew A. Tawfik, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Instructional Design & Technology at the University of Memphis. Dr.
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Annela Teemant
Annela Teemant is Professor of Second Language Education (Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1997) at Indiana University-Purdue
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Beth Oyarzun
Beth Oyarzun is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) at the University of North Carolina
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Betsey Eckton
Betsy Eckton, EdD, has recently retired from 30 years of full-time work as an educator serving in many roles in the public
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Bohdana Allman
Bohdana Allman is a Ph.D. candidate in Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University. She has taught
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Brenton Jackson
Brenton Jackson is a masters student in BYU's Department of Instructional Psychology and Technology. His work centers on
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Brian J. Beatty
Dr. Brian Beatty is Associate Professor of Instructional Technologies in the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies
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Brian Jackson
Brian Jackson is from the mean streets of Kearns, Utah. He received a PhD in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English
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Brooke Downs
Brooke Downs teaches literature, academic writing, and creative writing courses at Brigham Young University. Her plays have
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Cecil R. Short
Cecil R. Short is an Assistant Professor of Practice in Blended and Personalized Learning at Texas Tech University (TTU).
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Charles M. Reigeluth
Charles M. Reigeluth is a distinguished educational researcher and consultant who focuses on paradigm change in education.
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Charles R. Graham
Charles R. Graham is a Professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University. He studies the design
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Chenyang Xu
Chenyang Xu is a doctoral student in the Math, Science, and Learning Technology program in the College of Education
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Christi U. Edge
Christi Edge is an Associate Professor of Education and serves as the Director of Graduate Reading Programs at Northern Michigan
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Cristie Cowles Charles
Cristie Cowles Charles teaches writing and literature courses at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. She enjoys sparking
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David Dwayne Williams
David Dwayne Williams has conducted more than seventy evaluation studies throughout many countries. He also conducts qualitative
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David M. Boren
David is a former public school teacher and administrator. Currently he is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational
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Drew Polly
Drew Polly is an Associate Professor in the Department of Reading and Elementary Educationat the University of North Carolina
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Elise Silva
Elise Silva holds an MA in English from BYU and a Masters of Information Science from the University of North Texas. She
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Elizabeth Boling
Elizabeth Boling is professor of instructional systems technology and Interim Executive Associate Deans in the School of
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Elizabeth Gallagher
Ellie Gallagher has been an educator for over 20 years as a classroom teacher in elementary and secondary schools, a SIOP
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Enoch Hunsaker
Enoch Hunsaker is a Master's student at Brigham Young University, where he is pursuing a degree in Instructional Psychology
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Esther Michela
Currently a PhD student at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, Esther is exploring issues of accessibility, empathy, Universal
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Isa Jahnke
Isa Jahnke, Ph.D., is Associate Professor at the iSchool (SISLT), University of Missouri, and Director of the Information
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Jean-Jacques Rousseau was an 18th-century Genevan political philosopher and writer.
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Jered Borup
Jered Borup is the professor-in-charge of George Mason University's Blended and Online Learning in Schools Master's and Certificate
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Jill Larsen
Jill Larsen is Adjunct Faculty in English at Brigham Young University and the Course Coordinator for Writing in the Social
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Jill Stefaniak
Jill Stefaniak is an Assistant Professor in the Learning, Design, and Technology program in the Department of Career and
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Jocelin Meza
Jocelin Meza is from Texas and currently studies Elemenetary Education at BYU, with a minor in teaching English language
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Jon Ostenson
Jon Ostenson began his teaching career as an English teacher in junior high and high school classrooms. After about a decade,
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Julie H. Haupt
Julie H. Haupt is an Associate Professor in the School of Family Life. Across many years at Brigham Young University, she
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Karen T. Arnesen
Karen is a Ph.D. student in the Instructional Psychology and Technology program at Brigham Young University. She has been
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Kendyl Loar
Kendyl Loar is a senior at Brigham Young University. She is majoring in Elementary Education, with a minor in Teaching English
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Lauren Hutchings
In preparation for becoming a future educator, Lauren Hutchings has dedicated her time to serving at schools in the community,
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Leanna Archambault
Dr. Leanna Archambault is an Associate Professor of Learning Design and Technology within the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
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Linda Frederiksen
Linda Frederiksen is the Head of Access Services at Washington State University Vancouver.  She has a Master of Library
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Lindsey Doxey
Lindsey Doxey is a preservice teacher at Brigham Young University. Lindsey is a senior, studying Elementary Education, with
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Lloyd Rieber
Lloyd Rieber is originally from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania where he was born and raised. He is now a Professor of Learning,
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M. Winston Egan
Winston Egan is an emeriti faculty member of the David O. McKay School of Education at Brigham Young University, where he
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Marné Isakson
Marné has been involved in literacy education since 1969. She earned a BA in English, an MSED in Educational Research,
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Mary F. Rice
Mary Frances Rice is an assistant professor of literacy at the University of New Mexico. She teaches writing pedagogy and
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Matthew Schmidt
Matthew Schmidt, Ph.D., is Associate Professor at the University of Florida (UF) in the Educational Technology program, where
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Megan Bates
Megan Bates is a teacher candidate at Brigham Young University where she is currently earning her Elementary Education degree
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Nicole Clawson
Nicole Clawson is an adjunct faculty member at Brigham Young University. When she isn't in her garden, she is busy knitting
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Pat Draper
Pat Draper is currently responsible for the TELL practicum for the pre-service teahcers. She has a master's degree in linguistics
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Patrick R. Lowenthal
Dr. Patrick R. Lowenthal is an assistant professor of educational technology at Boise State University (BSU). Prior to this,
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Rachel Thomas
Rachel is from Espanola, New Mexico and is currently studying Animation at BYU. She enjoys drawing comics on her own time,
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Ramona Maile Cutri
Ramona Maile Cutri is an associate professor at Brigham Young University’s Teacher Education Department. Cutri’s research
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Randall S. Davies
Dr. Randall S. Davies is an associate professor of Instructional Psychology & Technology at Brigham Young University
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Richard E. West
Dr. Richard E. West is an associate professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University. He
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Robert W. Maloy
Robert W. Maloy is a senior lecturer in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he coordinates
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Royce Kimmons
Dr. Royce Kimmons is an Associate Professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University where
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Sharon Black
Sharon Black is an editor and writing consultant for the McKay School of Education at Brigham Young University. Her past
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Sheri Conklin
Dr. Conklin is an Assistant Professor at University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW). She earned her Ed.D. in Educational
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Stefinee E. Pinnegar
A St. George native, Dr. Pinnegar graduated from Dixie College (now DSU) and Southern Utah State (now SUU). She taught on
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Stephen Downes
Stephen Downes is a specialist in online learning technology and new media. Through a 25 year career in the field Downes
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Sue F. Phelps
Sue F. Phelps is the Health Sciences and Outreach Services Librarian at Washington State University Vancouver. Her research
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Teresa Wootton
Teresa Wootton, a Clincal Faculty Associate (CFA) with Brigham Young University/Public School Partnership supervises, mentors
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Tonia A. Dousay
Dr. Tonia A Dousay is an associate professor of learning science in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction, research
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Torrey Trust
Torrey Trust, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Learning Technology in the Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum
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Valerie Jueschke
Valerie Hales received her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of North Dakota with an emphasis in reading.
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Vanessa Svihla
Dr. Vanessa Svihla is an assistant professor at the University of New Mexico with appointments in the learning sciences and
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Yvonne Earnshaw
Yvonne Earnshaw, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Instructional Design and Development at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.