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About Brett E. Shelton

Dr. Brett E. Shelton uses a variety of mixed-method research approaches to study vision, perception, cognition, and the design and assessment of innovative technologies for learning. Other interests include immersive and interactive learning environments, data visualizations, open education, instructional simulations and educational gaming. He was the former director of the Center for Open and Sustainable Learning and the IDIAS Institute, both at Utah State University, where he taught before joining the faculty at Boise State University in 2013. Dr. Shelton has a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, with an emphasis in educational technology and cognitive studies, from the University of Washington, an M.T. in Industrial Management and Supervision, specializing in computer graphics and multimedia, from Arizona State University, and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Idaho.

Positions

Present Associate Professor and Chair, Boise State University Department of Educational Technology
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • Spring 2008 - Byron R. Burnham Leadership Award, Utah State University College of Education and Human Services, Department of Instructional Technology
  • April 2008 - Appointed Director of the Center for Open and Sustainable Learning (COSL)
  • Spring 2008 - Co-founder, sitting member of the Governing Board of Directors, and Curriculum Advisor for the Open High School of Utah
  • Advisory Board Member for the International Language Development, Inc. (ILD) company
  • Summer 2007 - Featured Instructor / Researcher, Utah State University College of Education and Human Services Alumni Magazine
  • Fall 2007 - Featured Instructor / Researcher, Utah State University College of Education and Human Services Promotional DVD
  • 2007 - Ageia PhysX Rocks, 2nd Place, Independent company promotion for innovative and useful applications
  • 2006 - Early Career / Junior Researcher, International Conference of the Learning Sciences
  • 2006 - Featured Instructor / Researcher, The Open Courseware Consortium
  • 2002 - Doctoral Consortium Selection, International Conference of the Learning Sciences
  • 2000-2003 - Graduate Research Assistantships, Program for Educational Transformation Through Technology
  • 1999 - Graduate Research Assistantship, PRISM: Puget Sound Modeling Project
  • 1994-1996 - Graduate Research/Teaching Assistantships, Department of Industrial Management and Supervision



Contact Information

Address:
Educational Technology Department (E331)
1910 University Drive
Boise Idaho 83725-1747
E-mail: brettshelton@boisestate.edu
Phone:
(208) 426-3391


Articles (24)

Books (1)