OUR PEOPLE

The Instructional Architect team is lead by three outstanding professors and a variety of amazing graduate students. Additional information is available by clicking on the photos.

Mimi Recker

Mimi Recker is a Professor in the Department of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences at Utah State University, in the beautiful mountains of Northern Utah. In two current NSDL grants, her research group is developing software tools, professional development programs, and sustainable dissemination strategies so that teachers and learners can make better use of online learning resources to help improve learning.

She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and held academic positions at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

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Andy Walker

Andy Walker is an associate professor in the Department of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences at Utah State University. Andrew does research in technology teacher professional development, recommender systems, problem-based learning, and meta-analysis. His bachelor's degree is in English but he is a self-taught and self-professed geek, doing development in several different languages and environments from Adobe Flash to php. He loves to hear himself talk (you can "listen in" at his blog).

Andy received his Ph.D. in Instructional Technology, Utah State University, 2002; MS, Instructional Technology, Utah State University, 2000; BA, English, Washington State University, 1995.

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Min Yuan

Min Yuan is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences at Utah State University. She involved in Instructional Architect (IA) as a research assistant. Her research interests include: digital library, problem-based learning, and quality research.

Min earned both her BS and MS degree in Educational Technology in China. After that, she has taught in a college in China for four years. She likes watching movies, reading and traveling.

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Former Team Members

.:: Kristy Bloxham ::.

.:: Xin Mao ::.

.:: Ye Liu ::.

.:: Bart Palmer ::.

.:: Bloxham ::.

.:: Deonne Dawson ::.

.:: Jaeyang Park ::.

.:: Sam Halioris ::.

.:: Heather Leary ::.

.:: Linda Sellers::.

.:: Lei Ye::.

.:: Hui Qiao::.

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