Dr. Kyle L. Peck

Dr. Kyle L. Peck
Phone: 8148637380
Office Address:
310E Keller Building
University Park, PA 16802
Campus: University Park

Title

Research Fellow
Professor of Education

Department

Learning and Performance Systems

Programs

Learning, Design, and Technology

Other Penn State Affiliations

Co-Director, Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL)

Biography

Dr. Kyle L. Peck is Professor of Education and Co-Director of the Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL) at Penn State University.  He studies and applies innovations in education, and his current interests include learning online, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and digital badges in education.

Areas of Expertise

Age Levels

Adolescence
Adult

Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Educational Psychology

Curriculum Areas

Math Ed
Science Ed
Workforce Ed

Education Levels

Adult Education
Middle School/Junior High
Post-Secondary
Professional Education
Secondary/High School

Education Types

Continuing Ed
Distance Ed

Educational Studies

Educational Theory
International Ed

Higher Education

Higher Education
Higher Education Administration

Human Resources and Work

Career Development
Workforce and Vocational Ed
Workplace Training

Individual Difference

Cognition
Collaboration
Conceptual Change
Identity
Learning Processes
Motivation
Sexual Orientation
Stress/Coping

Leadership Preparation

Educational Leadership
Higher Education Leadership
Teacher Prep

Learning

Education Access
Equity and Diversity
Instructional Methods and Design
Learning Assessment
Learning Sciences
Learning Standards
Media Literacy/Education

Methodological Research

Evaluation
Institutional Research
Measurement
Multiple Methods
Quantitative Research

Organizational Management

Administration
Systems

Social Issues

Charter Schools
Civil Rights and Education
Comparative and International Education
Education Policy
Peers
Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues

Special Education

Autism
Gifted Ed

Teacher Preparation

In-service Teachers
Pre-service Teachers
Professional Development

Technology

Classroom Assistive Technology
Computer Technology
Cyber Charter Schools
Instructional Design
Video/Visual Technology

Education History

Ph.D., Educational Psychology / Educational Technology -- May, 1987 University of Colorado, Boulder M.A., Education / Reading -- December, 1981 University of Colorado, Boulder B.A., Psychology (Cum Laude) -- March, 1974 Occidental College, Los Angeles, California

Representative Publications

Peck, K. L. (2015). The Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades.  Tech Trends.  v59(1), 24-30.

Peck, K. L. (2013, October). Reinventing the Report Card.  AdvancED Source, Fall 2013, p5.   Also available online at: http://www.advanc-ed.org/source/reinventing-report-card

Peck, K. L. (2013, March). The Evolving Role of “Teacher” in a MOOCs and Badges World.  In Evolllution.  Available at: http://www.evolllution.com/opinions/role-teacher-moocs-badges-world/

Peck, K. L. (2012, November). Digital Badges: A More Viable Currency for Returning Adult Students?.  In Evolllution.  Available at: http://www.evolllution.com/opinions/digital-badges-a-more-viable-currency-for-returning-adult-students/

Peck, K. L. (2012, August). MoocDonalds: Are MOOCs Fast Food?.  In Evolllution.  Available at: http://www.evolllution.com/opinions/moocdonalds-are-moocs-fast-food/

Peck, K. L. (2012, July). Re-placing Educators: How Innovation is Changing the Teaching Role.  In Evolllution.  Available at: http://www.evolllution.com/distance_online_learning/re-placing-educators-how-innovation-is-changing-the-teaching-role/

Peck, K. L. (2012, June). Will Badging Overcome “The Frankenstein Effect?” In Evolllution.  Available at: http://www.evolllution.com/opinions/will-badging-overcome-or-feed-the-frankenstein-effect/

Peck, K. L. (2012, June). Digital Badges: Catalyst in the Evolution of Higher Education or “Killer App” for Alternatives? In Evolllution.  Available at: http://www.evolllution.com/opinions/digital-badges-catalyst-in-the-evolution-of-higher-education-or-killer-app-for-alternatives/

Wang, S, Peck, K. L. & Chern, J.  (2008).  Difference in time influencing creativity performance between design and management majors. Journal of Technology and Design Education.  Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10798-008-9059-3.

Wijekumar, K., Hitchcock, J., Turner, H., Lei, P., & Peck, K. (2009) A Multisite Cluster Randomized Trial of the Effects of CompassLearning Odyssey[R] Math on the Math Achievement of Selected Grade 4 Students in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Final Report. NCEE 2009-4068.  Available at: http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/regions/midatlantic/pdf/REL_20094068.pdf

Johnson, K. E., Peck, K., & Wise, J. (2007). Subgroups and adequate yearly progress in Mid-Atlantic Region schools (Issues & Answers Report, REL 2007–No. 028). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic. Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/regions/midatlantic/pdf/REL_2007028_sum.pdf.

Johnson, K.E., Peck, K., & Wise, J. (2007). The students with disabilities subgroup and adequate yearly progress in Mid-Atlantic Region schools. (Issues & Answers Report, REL 2007–No. 018). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic. Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?ProjectID=22.

Activities and Honors

Awards / Honors: 

     •    "Friend of NPAECT Award" from the Northwest Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology, "for assisting in the furthering of technology in education and distinguished service to the association."  (April, 2008)

     •    "The Cotterill Leadership Enhancement Award" from the Penn State College of Education.  Funded through an endowment created by Joan and David Cotterill. this award "recognizes and rewards exemplary leadership in the College."  (April, 2008)

     •    "The Shirley Hendrick Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership" from the Penn State University's Outreach Division.  This award "recognizes a person whose visionary accomplishments have contributed significantly to the success of Penn State's Outreach Mission." (December, 2007)

     •    "Making it Happen" Award from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).  A nationally recognized award program for educators in the field of educational technology integration in K–12 schools, this program identifies and rewards educational technology leaders around the country for their commitment and innovation. (June, 2006)  

     •   “Apple Distinguished Educator” from Apple Computer, Inc.  (June, 2004)    

     •   “Mary C. Renner Award” from the Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology (PAECT), for service to the profession.  (February, 2004)

     •   “Special Service Award” from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) “for leadership in expanding the electronic presence and participation in the organization.”  (November, 2001)

      •   “Pioneer Award” from the Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology, for pioneering work in the field of educational technology.  (November, 1998)

      •  "President's Award" from the Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (PASCD) for "longstanding leadership in reshaping Pennsylvania's educational vision and future.  (November, 1995)

     •    "Outstanding Practice in Instructional Development Award" from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.  (A collaborative effort with the Computer-Based Education Lab at Penn State University)  (November, 1991)

     •    "Outstanding Book in Instructional Development Award" from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.  (Co-authored with Dr. Michael Hannafin) (November, 1989)


Professional Service / Leadership:

•    Board of Directors, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) (June 2004 – Present)

•    Executive Committee, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) (June 2005 – Present)

•    Chair of the Policies and Procedures Committee, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) (June 2005 – Present)

•    Member of the Board of Directors, Beating the Odds Foundation (January 2000 – July, 2004)

•    Member of the Board of Trustees, Educational Communications and Technology Foundation (January 2002 – November, 2003)

•    Member of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) National Educational Technology Standards Project
          Assessment Writing Team
(December 2000)

•    Past President, Association for Educational Technology and Communications (AECT)  (February 2000 - 2002)

•    President, Association for Educational Technology and Communications (AECT)  (February 1999 - February 2000)

•   Vice President, Pennsylvania Coalition of Charter Schools (PCCS) (April, 1999- 2000)

•    President Elect, Association for Educational Technology and Communications (AECT)  (February 1998 - February 1999)

•    President, Pennsylvania Association for Educational Technology and Communications (PAECT)  (November 1993 - 1995)

•    Professor in Charge,  Instructional Systems Department, The Pennsylvania State University.  (July, 1990 - January 1992)

 


Editorial Work:

•    Proposal Reviewer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation MOOC Research Initiative (MRI) (July, 2013).

•    Consulting Editor, Educational Technology Research and Development Journal (ETR&D)  (September, 1988 - Present)

•    Editorial Board, Educational Technology International  (January, 2000 - Present)

•    Editorial Board, Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology  (November, 2002 - Present)

•    Editorial Board, International Journal for Learning Technology (January, 2004 - Present)

•   Manuscript Reviewer, American Journal of Education  (June 2004 – Present)