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    Brigham Young University

    Dr. Richard E. West is an associate professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University. He teaches courses in instructional design, academic writing, qualitative research methods, program/product evaluation, psychology, creativity and innovation, technology integration skills for preservice teachers, and the foundations of the field of learning and instructional design technology.

    Dr. West’s research focuses on developing educational institutions that support 21st century learning. This includes teaching interdisciplinary and collaborative creativity and design thinking skills, personalizing learning through open badges, increasing access through open education, and developing social learning communities in online and blended environments. He has published over 90 articles, co-authoring with over 80 different graduate and undergraduate students, and received scholarship awards from the American Educational Research Association, Association for Educational Communications and Technology, and Brigham Young University.

    He tweets @richardewest, and his research can be found on http://richardewest.com/

    Publications and Content by Richard E. West

    Foundations of Learning and Instructional Design Technology
    Design for Learning
    Rapid Academic Writing
    APA for Novices
    Teaching With Asynchronous Video
    Foundations of Learning and Instructional Design Technology
    Failing Forward
    Becoming an LIDT Professional
    Creativity and Innovation in Education
    Open AIMs