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Dr. Richard West

Education:M.S. – Brigham Young University, Ph.D. – University of Georgia

Home Institution:Brigham Young University

Teaching:Psychology, United States History

Biography:

Dr. Richard West graduated Summa Cum Laude from Utah State University in 2000, with a Bachelors degree in English Literature and an honor’s emphasis in American Literature. After a short career as a journalist for newspapers in Utah and Idaho, Richard attended Brigham Young University and received a Master’s Degree in Instructional Psychology and Technology. He followed this with a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Instructional Technology from the University of Georgia.

Richard is the author of more than 50 professional articles, chapters, and publications, and the open access textbook, Foundations of Learning and Instructional Design Technology. He conducts research on social creativity, online social learning, technology integration, and instructional design. He has won multiple awards for his scholarship from various professional organizations, including AERA and AECT, and has served on the editorial boards for Educational Technology Research and Development, Educational Technology, and the Journal of Online Learning Research. Richard and his wife Stephanie have five children. While Richard speaks Spanish and is learning Mandarin, four of his children speak Mandarin due to their participation in Mandarin immersion at school.