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Kelvin Thompson, Ed.D.

301 Ringwood Circle Winter Springs, FL 32708 | 407.823.0462 | kelvin@ucf.edu

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Education

Doctor of Education (Curriculum and Instruction), University of Central Florida, 2005
Dissertation Title: Constructing Educational Criticism of Online Courses: A Model for Implementation by Practitioners

            Major Advisor: Dr. Charles D. Dziuban

Master of Arts (Instructional Systems Technology), University of Central Florida, 1999

Bachelor of Music Education (Principal Instruments: Voice and Trumpet), The Florida State University, 1991

Notable Continuing Education

Graduate, Breakthrough Models Academy, EDUCAUSE/Next Generation Learning Challenges, 2014

Faculty Appointment

University of Central Florida, College of Education and Human Performance, Department of Educational & Human Sciences, Instructional Design & Technology, 2014-present

Employment

Director of Online Design & Development Strategy, UCF Center for Distributed Learning, 2016-present

  • Assures the successful implementation of CDL’s core teaching-and-learning-related operations

  • Ensures continuity and integration of services in day-­to­-day operations

  • Maintains and nurtures effective partnerships within CDL and with campus administrators to achieve strategic initiatives and vision

  • Enters into discussions with other groups, both internal and external, and determines recommendations regarding future partnerships.

Associate Director, UCF Center for Distributed Learning, 2013-2016

  • Responsible for assuring the successful implementation of distributed learning activities of institutional significance in cooperation with other university offices/external stakeholders
    • Co-PI on subcontractor grant to develop "personalized learning" version of Bachelor of Applied Sciences
    • Led interdepartmental development of student success video series

  • Proposed new initiatives with university-level impact
    • Initiated dialogue leading to "personalized learning" (competency-based education/adaptive learning) version of Bachelor of Applied Sciences program

  • Oversaw select strategic initiatives of the organization
    • Led digital badging initiative in cooperation with external partners and other university offices

  • Represented CDL in collaboration with senior leaders of university departments

  • Member of Executive Leadership Team, overseeing strategic direction of organization

Assistant Director, UCF Center for Distributed Learning (formerly Course Development & Web Services), 2003-2013

  • Coordinated unit accessibility efforts in support of online and blended courses

  • Led development of Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository, an open, peer reviewed compendium of online and blended teaching strategies

  • Oversaw design of academic integrity modules; eliciting input from faculty/students and coordinating alignment with senior university administrators

  • Led implementation of Faculty Seminars in Online Teaching faculty development series

  • Developed BlendKit Course open courseware on the topic of developing blended learning courses as part of the Blended Learning Toolkit in support of UCF's 2011 Next Generation Learning Challenges grant

  • In collaboration with UCF Libraries, led the project to develop information literacy learning modules required by UCF's Quality Enhancement Plan; eliciting input from and adoption by faculty and coordinating alignment with senior university administrators

  • Guided development of just-in-time faculty development course ADL5000 (2.0)

  • Oversaw institutional deployment of UCF on iTunes U to support instruction; ensuring that faculty/students have appropriate support and establishing an evidence-based evaluation plan to guide continuous improvement

  • Supervised various types of employees including administrative staff and New Media, Instructional Development, Web Strategy, Graphics, and Video Teams

  • Co-managed budget of the organization (2004-2009)

  • Member of Executive Leadership Team, overseeing strategic direction of organization

Research Coordinator, Partnership for the Advancement of Distributed Learning (P-ADL), 2005-2007

  • Cast vision/set mission for P-ADL in conjunction with leaders of UCF's online initiative

  • Oversaw day-to-day operations of P-ADL

  • Established formal partnerships on behalf of P-ADL with organizations from higher education, K-12, military, government, industry, and non-profit sectors

  • Planned and coordinated events appealing to various sectors interested in distributed learning (e.g., Distributed Learning Seminar Series and Multimedia Workshop Series)

  • Coordinated P-ADL's inter-institutional research and development agenda

Coordinator of Professional Programs, UCF Course Development & Web Services, 2000-2003

  • Conducted strategic planning sessions for other institutions vis-a-vis online course initiatives

  • Coordinated outreach efforts of the organization

  • Developed relationships with a variety of private sector and public sector partners

  • Supervised development of enterprise-wide professional development curriculum

  • Taught faculty development courses, IDL6543 and ADL5000

  • Member of Executive Team, overseeing strategic direction of organization

Instructional Designer, UCF Course Development & Web Services, 1998-2000

  • Collaborated as part of instructional design team in conducting a wide range of duties

  • Initiated team evaluation for continuous feedback and improvement

  • Produced numerous communications on behalf of instructional design team

  • Consulted with faculty members and production staff to design on-line course materials
  • Taught faculty development course, IDL6543

  • Developed IDL6543 curriculum and support materials

  • Developed learning styles content for Pegasus Connections Disc (institutional learner-support resource)

  • Created various training materials for inclusion in learner support and faculty development offerings

  • Presented products, models, and strategies for on-line course development to internal and external audiences

  • Supervised interns and part-time employees on various projects

  • Served on Executive Team for UCF Web Site Redesign project

  • Chaired Involvement Team, coordinating communications and needs assessment, for UCF Web Site Redesign project

  • Co-led Usability Study / Focus Groups for UCF web site prototype

Assistant Instructional Designer, UCF Course Development & Web Services, 1998

  • Collaborated in developing competencies for Pegasus Connections Disc

  • Developed tutorials for Pegasus Connections Disc

Technology Coordinator, Midway Elementary School (Seminole County Public Schools), 1997-1998

  • Designed and maintained school web site

  • Produced introductory video for school magnet program (and various other video projects)

  • Trained staff and students in Internet knowledge and skills using original materials

  • Coached staff members in effective use of various technologies and software packages

  • Crafted various newsletters, flyers, forms, and memos for administrators and teachers

  • Administrated phonemail and computer network systems

  • Collaborated in writing curriculum for fine arts magnet program

  • Member of school Leadership Team, overseeing direction of organization

Music Teacher / Technology Coordinator, Midway Elementary School (Seminole County Public Schools), 1995-1997

  • Launched live, daily student-run news show via closed circuit television system

  • Collaborated with classroom teachers in creation of unique multimedia stage productions

  • Assembled and maintained electronic MIDI keyboard lab

  • Taught music courses to grades K-5 using electronic keyboard lab and Orff-Schulwerk techniques

  • Developed and implemented school-to-work program for fourth and fifth grade students

Music Teacher, Zellwood Elementary School (Orange County Public Schools), 1993-1995

  • Taught general music courses to grades K-5 using Orff-Schulwerk techniques

  • Co-chaired school Discipline / Behavior Committee

Publications and Papers

Peer Reviewed Publications

Futch, L., deNoyelles, A., Thompson K., & Howard, W. (2016). “Comfort” as a critical success factor in blended learning courses. Online Learning, 20(3).

Moskal, P.D., Thompson, K., and Futch, L. (2015). Enrollment, engagement, and satisfaction in the blendkit faculty development open, online course. Online Learning, 19(4).

Thompson, K. and Moskal, P.D. (2015). The evolution of the blendkit course: Fine-tuning a professional development MOOC. Current Issues in Emerging eLearning, 2(1).

Wegmann, S., & Thompson, K. (2014). SCOPe-ing out interactions in blended learning environments. In A. Picciano, C. Dzuiban, & C. R. Graham (Eds.), Research perspectives in blended learning. NY: Taylor & Francis.

Lynch, D., Kearsley, G., and Thompson, K. (2011). Faculty use of asynchronous discussions in online learning. International Journal of Instructional Technology & Distance Learning, 8(2).

Pan, C., & Thompson, K., (2009). Exploring dynamics between instructional designers and higher education faculty: An ethnographic case study. Journal of Educational Technology Development and Exchange, 2(1), 33-52.

Thompson, K. and Yonekura, F. (2005). Practical guidelines for learning object granularity from one higher education setting, Interdisciplinary Journal of Knowledge and Learning Objects, 1, 163-179.

Pan, C., Thompson, K., and Deets, J. (2003). A good instructional designer is hard to find? Paper presented at the 14th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning (ICCTL 2003), Jacksonville, FL.

Truman-Davis, B., Futch, L., Thompson, K., and Yonekura, F. (1999). UCF's support for teaching and learning online: Cd-rom development, faculty development, and statewide training. Paper presented at EDUCAUSE Conference, Long Beach, CA.

Other Publications

Hines, S., Morris, H., Higdon, J., Thompson, K., Dziuban, C., Arnold, K., and Felix, E. (2015, February 6). 7 things you should know about the 2015 ELI content anchors. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative's 7 Things You Should Know About... series. Available online http://www.educause.edu/library/resources/7-things-you-should-know-about-2015-eli-content-anchors.

Thompson, K. (2001). Constructivist curriculum design for professional development: A review of the literature, Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 41(1), 94-109.

Truman-Davis, B., Futch, L., Thompson, K., and Yonekura, F. (2000). Support for online teaching and learning. Educause Quarterly, 23(2), 44-51.

Presentations

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Thompson, K. and Cavanagh, T. (2017, April 5). The firrst framework for leading innovations with vision, relevance, and impact. Lab session at Online Learning Consortium Innovate Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Thompson, K., Cavanagh, T., Joosten, T., Linder, K., Stachowiak, B., Quarles, J., and Ernstberger, J. (2016, November 17). Podcasters panel: "Long tail" professional development for online education professionals. Presentation at Online Learning Consortium Accelerate Conference, Orlando, FL.

Futch, L. and Thompson, K. (2016, April 21). Overcoming barriers to effective blended learning: Research findings to support student success. Presentation at Online Learning Consortium Innovate Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Thompson, K. and Priest, D. (2016, April 20). Creating a communication model so that students listen (and take action!): The "successful you" project. Lab session at Online Learning Consortium Innovate Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Futch, L., Thompson, K., and Jowallah, R. (2016, April 20). Oer, yikes! Jump over the moat and learn how to use oer in academic courses and faculty development. Workshop at Online Learning Consortium Innovate Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Diaz, V., Alexander, B., Bonamici, A., Bowen, K., Cooper, A., Grout, J., Gyorke, A., Kunnen, E., Thompson, K., and Zell, D. (2015, October 27). Working with emerging technologies to promote engaging learning. Presentation at EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Nettles, B., Thompson, K., and Moskal, P. (2015, October 16). Badging behaviors in large open online professional development courses. Presentation at Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) International Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K., Cavanagh, T., and Pedersen, K. (2015, October 15). Join in Live with TOPcast! A podcast for leaders in online/blended Learning. Presentation at Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) International Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K., Futch, L., Jowallah, R., and Bauer, S. (2015, October 14). Get hands-on with finding, using, remixing, and contributing oer for faculty development. Presentation at Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) International Conference, Orlando, FL.

Nettles, B. and Thompson, K. (2015, July 28). Lessons learned from two large-scale digital badging initiatives. Presentation at 2015 Campus Technology Conference, Boston, MA.

Cooper, T., Dixon, S., Eubanks, S., Hilt, D., Koritari, A., Leafstedt, J., Morris, H., Round, K., and Thompson, K. (2015, February 11). Exciting designs from the breakthrough models academy 2014. Presentation at 2015 EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Futch, L., Moskal, P., and Thompson, K. (2015, February 10). Frappe, latte, or au lait? Finding the perfect blend in blended learning. Presentation at 2015 EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Thompson, K. (2015, February 9). The blendkit open professional development model: Lessons learned and the next offering. Presentation at 2015 EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Moskal, P., Thompson, K., and Futch, L. (2014, October 31). Reading tea leaves: Evaluating participant enrollment, engagement and satisfaction in a faculty development mooc. Presentation at Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) International Conference, Orlando, FL.

Cavanagh, T., Thompson, K., Futch, L., Jain, S., Milichap, N. (2014, October 29). The making of a mooc: The blendkit 2014 case study. Presentation at Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) International Conference, Orlando, FL.

Futch, L., Thompson, K., deNoyelles, A., and Howard, W. (2014, July 9). "Comfort" as a critical success factor: Exploratory findings from a research project. Presentation at Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Denver, CO.

Thompson, K., Okewole, J., Koutropoulos, A., and Knokh, I. (2014, July 8). Crowdsourcing in education: Opportunities and quality matters. Presentation at Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Denver, CO.

Thompson, K. and Ciabocchi, E. (2014, July 8). Are "blended," "hybrid," & "flipped" different terms for the same thing (And does it really matter)? Presentation at Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Denver, CO.

Futch, L. and Thompson, K. (2014, July 8). Build institutional paths to student success. Workshop at Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Denver, CO.

Thompson, K. and Janowsky, A. (2014, April 18). Making the most of "those darn green check marks!” Presentation at CanvasCon: Florida Users Group, New Port Richey, FL.

McDaniel, R., Fanfarelli, J., and Thompson, K. (2014, February 27). Stinkin’ badges: Why we need ‘em and how to use ‘em. Presentation at Information Fluency Conference, Orlando, FL.

Nettles, B., Thompson, K. and Chaucer, A. (2014, February 3). Badging the information literacy modules and learning with badges. Presentation at 2014 EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Thompson, K. and Killingsworth, E. (2013, December 9). Centering student success on information literacy: One institution's information literacy modules. Presentation at Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Futch, L., Howard, W., Thompson, K., and deNoyelles, A. (2013, November 21). A universe of opportunities: Case-based design patterns for blended learning courses. Presentation at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. (2013, November 21). Principles for enriching the faculty development opportunities at your institution: Add the world & expand your reach. Presentation at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Futch, L. and Thompson, K. (2013, November 21). A universe of opportunities: Strategic classroom use vs. learning benefits. Presentation at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. Okewole, J., and Koutropoulos, A. (2013, July 9). Online professional development: Perspective on the blendkit course. Presentation at Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Milwaukee, WI.

Thompson, K. and Futch, L. (2013, July 8). The johnny appleseed approach: Helping blended learning grow at other institutions. Presentation at Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Milwaukee, WI.

Futch, L. and Thompson, K. (2013, July 8). How to harvest lessons from the blended learning field: Using a research case study methodology. Presentation at Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Milwaukee, WI.

Bastedo, K., Soulliere, R., Bugajski, T., and Thompson, K. (2013, July 8). Supporting students with exceptional needs in a blended environment. Presentation at Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Milwaukee, WI.

Thompson, K. and Yee, K. (2013, February 5). If you badge it, will they engage? Gamification principles in online courses. Presentation at 2013 EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Conference, Denver, CO.

Nettles, E. and Thompson, K. (2013, February 5). UCF’s information literacy modules: A multi-faceted program evaluation. Presentation at 2013 EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Conference, Denver, CO.

Futch, L. and Thompson, K. (2013, January 30). DIY blended learning: Making the most of the blended learning toolkit. Presentation at 2013 Florida Distance Learning Association Mini-Conference within Florida Educational Technology Conference, Orlando, FL.

Chen, B. Thompson, K. and Futch, L. (2013, January 14). The teaching online pedagogical repository: An open compendium of innovative teaching strategies. Presentation at Higher Education Teaching and Learning Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. and Moskal, P. (2012, October 12). Doing It a second time: A comparison of data gathered during two iterations of an open, online course. Presentation at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Futch, L. and deNoyelles, A., and Thompson, K. (2012, October 12). In search of simpler solutions: Case-based design patterns for blended Learning courses. Presentation at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. and Gunter, G.. (2012, October 11). Teachers as learners: The effect of hands-on tasks on k12 teacher integration of participatory web-based tools. Presentation at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. and Wegmann, S. (2012, October 10). A comparison of interaction patterns in student blogging: Instructor-chosen vs. student-chosen topics. Presentation at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Futch, L. and Thompson, K. (2012, October 10). The blended learning toolkit: A ready-made faculty development program. Pre-conference workshop at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. and Futch, L. (2012, April 24). Top off your perfect blend with TOPR: The teaching online pedagogical repository. Presentation at Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Milwaukee, WI.

Wegmann, S. and Thompson, K. (2012, April 23). Perfecting interaction in blended courses through discourse analysis . Presentation at Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Milwaukee, WI.

Thompson, K. and Futch, L. (2012, April 23). Blend your own faculty development program using open components from the blended learning toolkit. Presentation at Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Milwaukee, WI.

Marinara, M., Scharf, M., Thompson, K., and Yankello, R. (2011). The QEP after five years: Shifting baselines and enduring impacts. Presentation at Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. Futch, L., and Chen, B. (2011). The teaching online pedagogical repository: An open faculty development resource. Presentation at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. and Wegmann, S. (2011). Is student blogging a suitable alternative to online discussions? A connected stance applied. Presentation at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. (2011). "Bag it and tag it:" Implementing a course-level learning portfolio using cms-based tools to document student learning when teaching in wild, open spaces with cloud-based tools. Presentation at Educause Learning Initiative Conference, Washington, DC.

Thompson, K. (2010). Take your students out of solitary confinement: Strategies for increasing social presence in university online courses. Presentation at E-Learn Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. and Lynch, D. (2009). Online discussions: The relationships between faculty attitudes, demographics, and implementation. Presentation at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. and Killingsworth, E. (2009). Bringing down the walls: A web 2.0 collaboration to reach faculty and facilitate student learning. Presentation at Educause Learning Initiative Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. and Bradford, G. (2008). Social bookmarking lessons learned: Harnessing the power of networked bibliographic resources for web 2.0 learning. Presentation at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. (2005). Toward a pattern language for the design of online courses. Presentation at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K., Yonekura, Y., Gorham, J., and McCulloch, E. (2005). Institutional perspectives in learning object development: Lessons learned by a community college and a university. Presentation at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K., Moloney, J., Siccama, C., and Tello, S. (2003). Getting started: Online teaching, course, and program development. Pre-conference Workshop at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K., Siccama, C., and Tello, S. (2002). Getting started: Online course and program development. Pre-conference Workshop at Sloan-C ALN Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. (2002). Comprehensive evaluation of a faculty/staff professional development program. Presentation at EDUCAUSE Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Thompson, K. and Voorhees, D. (2002). Snapshot of a webct institute: University of central florida. Presentation at WebCT Users Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Thompson, K., Ricci, G. and Pennacchia, S. (2002). University and community college partnership model. Presentation at TechEd Conference, Long Beach, CA.

Thompson, K. and Sharkey, J. (2001). Web development academy: A model for enterprise-wide web development training and support. Presentation at EDUCAUSE Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Keynote Addresses and Invited Sessions

Thompson, K. (2017, April 14). Hands-on highlights from the blendkit (re)design process. Invited featured workshop at Blend Until Smooth: Recipes for Hybrid Teaching & Learning Conference, The College at Brockport, State University of New York, Brockport, NY.

Thompson, K. (2017, April 14). Finding your voice in the noise: Conversations about blended learning. Keynote address at Blend Until Smooth: Recipes for Hybrid Teaching & Learning Conference, The College at Brockport, State University of New York, Brockport, NY.

Thompson, K. (2017, February 7). Building student engagement in online courses. Invited session within the Council of Independent Colleges' Consortium for Onlline Humanities Instruction webinar series, Washington, DC.

Thompson, K. (2016, November 28). Blended learning: What is possible and how do you get there? Invited session at joint faculty meeting, Asbury Theological Seminary, Orlando, FL/Wilmore, KY.

Thompson, K., Roche, A., Roque, G., and Raible, J. (2016, November 16). Town hall: Trends and innovations. Invited session at Online Learning Consortium Accelerate Conference, Orlando, FL.

Prusko, P., Thompson, K., and Linder, K. (2016, November 16). Conversation with kelvin thompson and katie linder. Invited Virtually Connecting Session Concurrent with Online Learning Consortium Accelerate Conference, Orlando, FL.

Alexander, B., Cooper, A., and Thompson, K. (2016, April 28). Community observations on the next-generation digital learning environment. Invited session within the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Online Focus Session: Exploring the Next-Generation Learning Environment.

Thompson, K. (2016, March 10). Blended learning: Making sense of all the options. Keynote address at Online Learning Consortium Collaborate Orlando Conference, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. (2016, February 29). Tethers, towers, and the next wave of connected learning. Keynote address at National Educational Broadband Spectrum Association (NEBSA) 2016 Conference, Jacksonville, FL.

Bowdon, M. and Thompson, K. (2015, October 13). Blending, flipping, and learning space design. Invited session at Next Generation Learning Spaces Site Tour, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. (2015, July 9). Faculty development and student support. Invited "Deep Dive" session at Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Denver, CO.

Thompson, K. (2015, June 29). Blended learning: (Re)thinking & (re)designing. Invited workshop with faculty learning communities, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL.

Thompson, K. (2015, May 28). The power of engagement and tools for connecting. Keynote address at Faculty Summer Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Thompson, K. (2015, April 27). The revitalizing power of teaching with technology. Keynote address at Engage 2015 Teaching and Learning Conference, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL.

Thompson, K. (2015, February 18). Eggs, ecosystems, and the power of connected learning. Keynote address at Florida Districts Virtual Instruction Program Network Conference, Altamonte Springs, FL.

Thompson, K. and Nettles, E. (2014, October 21). Digital badging in higher education: An introduction and lessons learned. Invited session within the South Carolina Technical College System's Teaching and Learning Tuesdays webinar series.

Thompson, K. (2014, October 7). Cultivating information literacy among students: Lessons learned from UCF's info lit mods. Invited speaker within the University of Mississippi Faculty Development Series, Oxford, MS.

Thompson, K. and Chen, B. (2014, September 17). Enhancing faculty development through integrating the teaching online pedagogical repository. Invited session within Online Learning Consortium Institute webinar series, http://onlinelearningconsortium.org/institute#webinars.

Thompson, K., Futch, L., and Diaz, V. (2014, September 8). Community discussion session: Online and blended learning. Invited session within EDUCAUSE Live! webinar series, http://www.educause.edu/conferences-events/online-events/educause-live-webinars.

Diaz, V., Sendelbach, D., Smith, S., and Thompson, K. (2014, August 20). The value proposition for badging in higher education professional development. Invited session within EDUCAUSE Live! webinar series, http://www.educause.edu/conferences-events/online-events/educause-live-webinars.

Main, E. and Thompson, K. (2014, April 17). Selecting and integrating third-party videos into webcourses@ucf. Invited session within the 2013-2014 UCF Faculty Multimedia Workshop Series, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. (2014, February 22). Feminist technologies for learning online. Keynote address at 2014 International Womens Issues Conference, Orlando, FL. 

Thompson, K. (2014, January 8). Starting backward design from the middle: Deriving SLOs from existing assignments. Invited session at Seminole State College Winter Welcome Back Professional Development Day. Lake Mary, FL.

Thompson, K. (2014, January 8). Tools of engagement: Rehumanizing classes through technologies. Invited session at Seminole State College Winter Welcome Back Professional Development Day. Lake Mary, FL.

Thompson, K. (2013, September 17). Just a spoonful of sugar: Badging and other gamifying implementations. Invited session at Seminole State College Fall Convocation, Lake Mary, FL.

Thompson, K. (2013, September 12). Exploring the potential of badging: Badges = engagement + data. Invited spotlight session at Florida Distance Learning Association 2013 Annual Conference, Kissimmee, FL.

Thompson, K. (2013, June 27). Treasure trove of (online!) teaching tips: The Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository. Invited session within Florida Distance Learning Association Webinar Series, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. (2013, June 12). Chart your own (blended) course.... Using the blended learning toolkit. Invited featured workshop at Long Island University 2013 Summer Teaching with Technology Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

Thompson, K. (2013, June 11). Bring out their best as you bring your own blend. Invited featured session at Long Island University 2013 Summer Teaching with Technology Institute, Brookville, NY.

Saitta, E. and Thompson, K. (2013, May 7). An introduction to massively open online courses (MOOCs) in higher education. Invited presentation at the UCF 2013 Summer Faculty Development Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K., & Sugar, A. (2013, May 7). Starting backward design from the middle: Deriving SLOs from existing assignments. Invited presentation at the UCF 2013 Summer Faculty Development Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K., & Raible, J. (2013, May 6). Tools of engagement: Rehumanizing classes through technologies. Invited presentation at the UCF 2013 Summer Faculty Development Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. (2013, March 18). Competencies for online and blended teaching success. Invited session within 2013 Academic Impressions Fine Tuning Faculty Development in Blended and Online Learning Conference, Houston, TX.

Thompson, K. (2013, March 19). Pedagogy of faculty development. Invited session within 2013 Academic Impressions Fine Tuning Faculty Development in Blended and Online Learning Conference, Houston, TX.

Thompson, K. (2013, March 19). Developing learning outcomes and relating them to assessments. Invited session within 2013 Academic Impressions Fine Tuning Faculty Development in Blended and Online Learning Conference, Houston, TX.

Killingsworth, E. and Thompson, K. (2013, March 14). Information literacy modules at UCF. Invited session within 2013 Information Fluency Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. (2013, February 8). Badges = Engagement + Data. Invited session within American Association of State Colleges and Universities Winter 2013 Academic Affairs Meeting, Point Clear, AL.

Thompson, K. and Wegmann, S. (2013, January 15). Perfecting the blend: Designing blended course interactions. Invited session within Magna Online Seminars series, Magna Publications, Madison, WI.

Thompson, K., Edwards, C., and Ram, P. (2012, November 13). MOOCs: An evolving model of curriculum delivery and assessment. Invited session within 2012 Webinar Series of the Open Courseware Consortium's Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources.

Thompson, K. (2012, September 27). Teaching for tomorrow: What should change and what should remain the same? Keynote address at 2012 Columbus State University Distance Learning Conference, Columbus, Ga. 

Thompson, K. (2012, August 16). Tools of engagement: Connecting with educationally human moments through technologies. Invited full-day workshop at Fall 2012 Teaching Effectiveness Institute, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Il.

Thompson, K. and Sagues, H. (2012, May 23). Blended learning: A dual perspective. Invited session within Florida Distance Learning Association Webinar Series, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. (2012, May 3). Creating modular instructional content with obojobo. Invited session within 2012 UCF Summer Faculty Development Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. (2012, May 1). Starting backward design from the middle: Deriving SLOs from existing assignments. Invited session within 2012 UCF Summer Faculty Development Conference, Orlando, FL.

Thompson, K. (2012, April 13). Developing effective blended learning courses. Invited workshop within 2012 Blended Bootcamp, St. Petersburg College, Seminole, FL.

Thompson, K. (2012, March 8). A DIY platform for blended learning faculty development. Invited session within SUNY Learning Network Online Learning Summit 2012, State University of New York, New York, NY.

Thompson, K. (2012, February 24). Blended learning course design. Invited session within Blended Learning Preparation Program, California State University, Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA.

Thompson, K. and Futch, L. (2012, January 23). The blended learning toolkit: A DIY resource for blended learning instructors and designers. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative webinar.

Thompson, K. (2006). The pedagogy of teaching online. Invited session within Florida Distance Learning Consortium Webinar Series, Tallahassee, FL.

Thompson, K. (2006). A foundation for considering online course quality. Presentation as part of How do you know it when you see it: Wrestling with quality in online courses. Session within Distributed Learning Seminar Series, Partnership for the Advancement of Distributed Learning, Orlando, FL.

Mentions in the Press

K. Thompson quoted in Lorenzetti, J. (2015, November 15). Open educational resources: An easy way to enrich faculty development, Distance Education Report, 19(22), pp 1,2, 7.

K. Thompson quoted in Young, J. (2015, June 9). Can digital badges help encourage professors to take teaching workshops? The Chronicle of Higher Education's Wired Campus Blog .

K. Thompson interviewed in Glaser, M. (Host). (2014, August 29). How blended learning fits into the future of education [Episode 128]. Mediatwits Podcast.

K. Thompson quoted in Krueger, K. (2014, August 25). No chalkboard needed: J-schools experiment with blended learning. Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Media Shift.

K. Thompson quoted in Loble, M. (2014, July 31). Blendkit 2014: Choose your own teaching and learning adventure, The Canvas Blog.

K. Thompson quoted in Sclafani, P. (2014, April 7). MOOC: How to design an amazing blended learning course, eCampus News.

K. Thompson quoted in Kelly, R. (2012). Blended Learning: Integrating Online and F2F, Online Classroom: Ideas for Effective Online Instruction, 12(12), pp 1, 3, 7.

K. Thompson featured in video interview sidebar in Schaffhauser, D. (2012). Four Keys to a Better Hybrid, Campus Technology, 26(4), 18-21.

K. Thompson quoted in Hill, C. (2012). Help Yourself to Hundreds of Indexed and Reviewed Instructional Best Practices, Distance Education Report, 16(13), pp 5, 7.

Professional Service

Service to the Profession

  • Faculty, EDUCAUSE Learning Technology Leadership (LTL) Institute (2017-present)

  • Contributing Columnist, "Ask ADDIE" Monthly Column, TOPkit Community of Practice (2017)

  • Steering Committee Member, Online Learning Consortium Accelerate Conference (2016)

  • Co-Strand Chair (Trends and Innovations), Online Learning Consortium Accelerate Conference (2016)

  • Expert Panelist, 2017 Horizon Report, Higher Education Edition (2016-2017)

  • Expert Panelist, 2016 Horizon Report, Higher Education Edition (2015-2016)

  • Co-Host, TOPcast: The Teaching Online Podcast (2015 - present)

  • Program Chair, Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) Blended Learning Conference and Workshop (2015)

  • Co-Track Chair (Open, Global, Mobile), Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) International Conference (2014-2015)

  • Member, External Academic Program Review Team, Libraries & Educational Technology, James Madison University (March 2014)

  • Advisory Group Member, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Spring Focus Session (2014)

  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal for the Scholarship of Technology Enhanced Learning (2014-present)

  • Advisory Board Member, Center for Educational and Instructional Technology Research (2014-present)

  • Advisory Group Member, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) 7 Things You Should Know About Series (Term: 2013-2016)

  • Advisory Group Member, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Fall Focus Session (2013-2014)

  • Board Member/Membership Chair, Florida Distance Learning Association (2013-2014)

  • Guest Presenter, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Short Course: Digging Into Badges (2013)

  • Proposal Evaluator, Research Cooperability Program, Unity through Knowledge Fund (UKF) of the Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (2013)

  • Lead QEP Evaluator, SACSCOC On-Site Reaffirmation Committee (March 2012)

  • Co-Track Chair (Teaching & Learning), Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference (2012-2013)

  • Steering Committee Member, Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop (2012-2015)

  • Program Committee Member, Information Fluency Conference (2011-2014)

University Service

  • Member, UCF Faculty Excellence Advisory Council (2016-present)

  • Member, UCF Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) Advisory Board (2015-present)

  • Member, UCF Downtown Campus Support Services Committee (2015)

  • Member, UCF Foundations of Excellence Faculty Committee (2014-2015)

  • Member, UCF Foundations of Excellence Communications Committee (2015-2016)

  • Member, UCF Ready, Set, Work Taskforce (2016)

  • Member, UCF Male Empowerment Network (formerly Male Academic Success Working Group) (2014-present)

  • Member, UCF Accessibility and Technology Committee (2014-present)

  • Member, UCF Functional Team (High Tech Pathways), Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities (2014-present)

  • Participant, UCF Institutional Team, Academic and Student Affairs Leaders’ Institute, John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education (March 2014)

  • Co-facilitator, UCF FCTL Course Innovation Project on Accessibility (2014)

  • Member, UCF EdD Education Professional Practice Doctorate Advisory Board (2013-present)

  • Member, Core Services Functional Team, UCF PROGRESS Action Group on Retention and Graduation (2013-2015)

  • Co-facilitator, UCF FCTL Course Innovation Project on Multimedia (2013)

  • Organizer/facilitator, UCF FCTL/CDL MOOC Lunch-and-Learn Series (2013)

  • Participant, UCF Institutional Team, Intel Teach Summit, (2013)

  • Reader, UCF Educational Technology/eLearning graduate program comprehensive examinations (2010-present)

  • Evaluation Committee Member, UCF Information Fluency Grants (2010-present)

  • Member, UCF Disciplinary Sanction Review Committee (2010-present)

  • Member of UCF Student Conduct Review Board (2009-present)

  • Co-represented UCF within the Florida Distance Learning Consortium (2005-2008; intermittent-2011 dissolution)
    • Served on FDLC faculty development committee

  • Presentations to representatives of the numerous international delegations from institutions visiting the UCF’s online learning initiative (1998 - present)

  • Institutional/program-level consultations
    • Strategic planning consultations for online programs (Naval Postgraduate School, University of Tulsa, Columbus State University, and Lake-Sumter Community College)
    • Development of online courses (Lake-Sumter Community College and Seminole Community College)
    • Course reviews, instructional design consultations, and workshops (Central Florida Community College and Brevard Community College)

  • Chaired/served on university search committees

Dissertation/Thesis Committees

Committee member. Proposing and Implementing Data-Driven Decisions. Ed.D. dissertation in practice by Erin O'Brien. June 2015.

Committee member. The Use of Mobile Applications in Nursing Practice. Honors in the major undergraduate thesis by Naomi Ringer. July 2014.

Committee member. A Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Analysis of Factors Affecting Technology Adoption by Higher Education Program Faculty. Ph.D. dissertation by Rolando Marquez. March 2011.

Committee member. Examining Engineering & Technology Students’ Acceptance of Network Virtualization Technology Using the Technology Acceptance Model. Ph.D. dissertation by Wael Yousif. March 2010.

Committee member. How School Culture Influences Effective Science Curriculum Design and Instructional Practice in the Elementary School Classroom. Ed.D. dissertation by Lori Meier. November 2006.

Recognition

Research Interests

Interaction/student engagement in technology-mediated learning contexts; qualitative methods; educational criticism; online pedagogy; instructional environments for adult learners;  curriculum/instructional integration of new media, social media, and digital technologies

Teaching Interests

Instructional theory, instructional methods, instructional/educational technology, instructional design, curriculum development, qualitative research methods, digital literacy, social media

Courses Taught (Also see Teaching Portfolio)

2017

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Spring Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education and Human Performance

2016

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Fall Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education and Human Performance

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Spring Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education and Human Performance

2015

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Fall Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education and Human Performance

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Spring Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education and Human Performance

2014

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Fall Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education and Human Performance

Facilitator, BlendKit2014
Open, online professional development course for international cohort of 2,838 blended learning faculty and developers
April/May, University of Central Florida and EDUCAUSE via Canvas Network

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Spring Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education and Human Performance

2013

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Fall Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education and Human Performance


Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Spring Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education and Human Performance

2012

Facilitator, BlendKit2012
Open, online professional development course for international cohort of 1,230 blended learning faculty and developers
September/October, University of Central Florida

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Fall Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Spring Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education

2011

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Fall Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education

Facilitator, BlendKit2011
Open, online professional development course for international cohort of nearly 200 blended learning faculty and developers
July/August, University of Central Florida

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Spring Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education

2010

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Fall Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Spring Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education

2009

Adjunct Instructor, EME5050
Fundamentals of Technology for Educators
Fall Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education

Adjunct Instructor, EME6457
Distance Education: Technology, Process, Product
Spring Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education

2008

Adjunct Instructor, EDF2030
Effective Classroom Management
Summer Term, Brevard Community College, Virtual Campus, Department of Liberal Arts

Adjunct Instructor, EME2040
Technology for Educators
Spring Term, Brevard Community College, Virtual Campus, Department of Liberal Arts

Adjunct Instructor, EME6457
Distance Education: Technology, Process, Product
Spring Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education

2007

Adjunct Instructor, EDF2030
Effective Classroom Management
Summer Term, Brevard Community College, Virtual Campus, Department of Liberal Arts

Adjunct Instructor, EME2040
Technology for Educators
Summer Term, Brevard Community College, Virtual Campus, Department of Liberal Arts

Adjunct Instructor, EME6457
Distance Education: Technology, Process, Product
Spring Term, University of Central Florida, College of Education

Course Instructor, ADL5000a
Advanced Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, fully-online, five-week, 25 clock hour faculty development course
Customized for Manatee Community College online faculty (in support of MCC's Quality Enhancement Plan)
Spring Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

2006

Course Instructor, ADL5000a
Advanced Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, fully-online, five-week, 25 clock hour faculty development course
Customized for Manatee Community College online faculty (in support of MCC's Quality Enhancement Plan)
Spring Term and Fall Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

2004

Course Instructor, IDL6543
Interactive Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, reduced-seat-time/hybrid, eight-week, 70 clock hour faculty development course
Summer Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

Course Instructor, ADL5000
Advanced Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, fully-online, five-week, 35 clock hour faculty development course
Spring Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

2003

Course Instructor, IDL6543
Interactive Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, reduced-seat-time/hybrid, eight-week, 70 clock hour faculty development course
Spring Term and Fall Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

Course Instructor, ADL5000
Advanced Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, fully-online, five-week, 35 clock hour faculty development course
Summer Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

2002

Course Instructor, IDL6543
Interactive Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, reduced-seat-time/hybrid, eight-week, 70 clock hour faculty development course
Spring Term, Summer Term, and Fall Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

Course Instructor, ADL5000
Advanced Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, fully-online, five-week, 35 clock hour faculty development course
Spring Term, Summer A Term, Summer B Term, and Fall Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

2001

Course Instructor, IDL6543
Interactive Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, reduced-seat-time/hybrid, eight-week, 70 clock hour faculty development course
Spring Term and Fall Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

Course Instructor, ADL5000
Advanced Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, fully-online, five-week, 35 clock hour faculty development course
Fall Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

Course Instructor, IDL6543a
Interactive Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, reduced-seat-time/hybrid, eight-week, 70 clock hour faculty development course
Customized for Lake-Sumter Community College faculty
Summer Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

Course Instructor, ADL5000a
Advanced Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, fully-online, five-week, 25 clock hour faculty development course
Customized for Naval Postgraduate School faculty
SummerTerm, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

Course Instructor, IDL6543a
Interactive Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, reduced-seat-time/hybrid, eight-week, 70 clock hour faculty development course
Customized for Naval Postgraduate School faculty
Fall Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

2000

Course Instructor, IDL6543
Interactive Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, reduced-seat-time/hybrid, eight-week, 70 clock hour faculty development course
Spring Term and Fall Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

1999

Course Instructor, IDL6543
Interactive Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, reduced-seat-time/hybrid, eight-week, 70 clock hour faculty development course
Spring Term and Fall Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

1998

Course Instructor, IDL6543
Interactive Distributed Learning for Technology-Mediated Course Delivery
Non-credit, intensive, reduced-seat-time/hybrid, eight-week, 70 clock hour faculty development course
Fall Term, University of Central Florida, Course Development & Web Services

References
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