Kevin Oliver

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8463-0621

instructional technology, educational technology, instructional design, distance education, virtual

Professor of Learning, Design, & Technology (LDT) within the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS) in North Carolina State University's College of Education. Coordinator of LDT undergraduate and doctoral programs. Coordinator of Learning Analytics Certificate. Coordinator of Distance Education and Remote Learning for the College of Education.

Works (26)

2020 journal article

Informing Makerspace Outcomes Through a Linguistic Analysis of Written and Video-Recorded Project Assessments

International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2.

By: K. Oliver, J. Houchins, R. Moore & C. Wang

Source: ORCID
Added: February 4, 2020

2019 article

Setting the pace: examining cognitive processing in MOOC discussion forums with automatic text analysis

INTERACTIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS, Vol. 27, pp. 655–669.

By: R. Moore, K. Oliver & C. Wang

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 24, 2019

2017 journal article

Academic domains as political battlegrounds: A global enquiry by 99 academics in the fields of education and technology

Information Development, 33(3), 270–288.

By: A. Lily, J. Foland, D. Stoloff, A. Gogus, I. Erguvan, M. Awshar, J. Tondeur, M. Hammond ...

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Establishing a Virtual Makerspace for an Online Graduate Course: A Design Case

International Journal of Designs for Learning, 8(1).

By: K. Oliver, R. Moore & M. Evans

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 14, 2020

2016 journal article

Professional Development Considerations for Makerspace Leaders, Part One: Addressing “What?” and “Why?”

TechTrends, 60(2), 160–166.

By: K. Oliver

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

2016 journal article

Professional Development Considerations for Makerspace Leaders, Part Two: Addressing “How?”

TechTrends, 60(3), 211–217.

By: K. Oliver

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

2015 journal article

Personalization of Learning: Lessons from RTT-D Winners

ELearn, 2015(September), 1.

By: K. Oliver, K. Kennedy, L. Hibbard, B. Swan, T. Clark, J. LaFrance, J. Oglesby

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

2014 journal article

A Social Network Perspective on Peer Supported Learning in MOOCs for Educators

International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 15(5), 263–289.

By: S. Kellogg, S. Booth & K. Oliver

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 chapter

Supporting the Development of Writing Abstraction with Technology

In Handbook of Research on Digital Tools for Writing Instruction in K-12 Settings (pp. 363–385).

By: K. Oliver & R. Pritchard

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

2014 article

Utilization of online technologies in mathematical problem solving at high school level: Student and teacher perceptions

By: Z. Avci, E. Vasu, K. Oliver, K. Keene & B. Fusarelli

Source: ORCID
Added: January 3, 2020

2013 journal article

Promoting Writing through Technology during Study Abroad

The International Journal of Literacies, 19(3), 201–214.

By: R. Pritchard, K. Oliver & D. Morrow

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

2012 journal article

An Investigation into Reported Differences Between Online Foreign Language Instruction and Other Subject Areas in a Virtual School

CALICO Journal, 29(2), 269–296.

By: K. Oliver, S. Kellogg & R. Patel

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

2011 journal article

The New Learning Ecology of One-to-One Computing Environments

Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 28(2), 63–72.

By: H. Spires, K. Oliver & J. Corn

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

2010 journal article

Needs of elementary and middle school teachers developing online courses for a virtual school

Distance Education, 31(1), 55–75.

By: K. Oliver, S. Kellogg, L. Townsend & K. Brady

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

An investigation of concept mapping to improve the reading comprehension of science texts

Journal of Science Education and Technology, 18(5), 402–414.

By: K. Oliver

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

What are secondary students' expectations for teachers in virtual school environments?

Distance Education, 30(1), 23–45.

By: K. Oliver, J. Osborne & K. Brady

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Faculty recommendations for web tools: Implications for course management systems

Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 19(2), 3–24.

By: K. Oliver & J. Moore

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

2008 journal article

Student‐reported differences in technology use and skills after the implementation of one‐to‐one computing

Educational Media International, 45(3), 215–229.

By: K. Oliver & J. Corn

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

2007 chapter

Teaching Frameworks for Context-Rich Instruction

In Learning Objects for Instruction (pp. 119–139).

By: K. Oliver

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

2001 journal article

Depth Perception in Media Design: From Sensory Psychology Cues to Interactive Tools

Journal of Visual Literacy, 21(1), 1–14.

By: K. Oliver

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

2001 journal article

Developing and refining mental models in open-ended learning environments: A case study

Educational Technology Research and Development, 49(4), 5–32.

By: K. Oliver & M. Hannafin

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

2001 journal article

Recommendations for student tools in online course management systems

Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 13(1), 47–70.

By: K. Oliver

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

2000 journal article

Student Management of Web-Based Hypermedia Resources During Open-Ended Problem Solving

The Journal of Educational Research, 94(2), 75–92.

By: K. Oliver & M. Hannafin

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2020

1997 article

Grounded practice and the design of constructivist learning environments

By: M. Hannafin, K. Hannafin, S. Land & K. Oliver

Source: ORCID
Added: January 3, 2020

1997 journal article

Grounded practice and the design of constructivist learning environments

Educational Technology Research and Development, 45(3), 101–117.

By: M. Hannafin, K. Hannafin, S. Land & K. Oliver

Source: Crossref
Added: January 28, 2020

article

Online Concept Mapping in Distance Teacher Education: Two Case Studies

Oliver, K., & Raubenheimer, D.

By: K. Oliver & D. Raubenheimer

Source: ORCID
Added: January 3, 2020

Employment

2005 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Professor of Learning, Design, & Technology Teacher Education & Learning Sciences

2002 - 2004

UNC-Greensboro Greensboro, NC, US
Co-Director, Southeast Initiatives Regional Technology in Education Consortium (SEIRTEC) SERVE Regional Education Lab (REL)

1999 - 2002

Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA, US
Instructional Design & Evaluation Specialist Educational Technologies

Education

1994 - 1999

University of Georgia Athens, GA, US
Ph.D. Instructional Technology

1991 - 1993

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, US
M.Ed. Educational Media & Instructional Design

1986 - 1990

University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN, US
B.S. Communications Advertising

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record.

grant January 1 - December 1, 2020
Cultural Investigations and Digital Representations in Education
Triangle Community Foundation
grant January 1, 2020 - December 1, 2022
Programmed Robotics in the After-School Makerspace: A Four-County Initiative
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
grant August 1, 2019 - July 31, 2022
Collaborative Research: Building a Computational Thinking Foundation in Upper Elementary Science with Narrative-Centered Maker Environments
Directorate for Education & Human Resources
award February 1, 2016 - May 1, 2019
Innovative exploration of science and technology
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
award January 1, 2016 - December 1, 2018
Preparing teachers for cultural connections, collections, and reflections through technology
Triangle Community Foundation
grant September 1, 2013 - August 31, 2017
EDU: Motivating and Reaching University Students and Professionals with Software Security Education
Directorate for Education & Human Resources
award April 1, 2013
Social network formation and its impact on learning in MOOC-Eds
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
award January 1, 2013 - December 1, 2015
New Literacies: Literal and Virtual Learning through Cross-Cultural Connections
Triangle Community Founation
contract January 1 - December 1, 2009
North Carolina Virtual Public School strategic plan evaluation
NC Department of Public Instruction
contract January 1 - December 1, 2008
Evaluation of the NC Virtual Public Schools
NC Department of Public Instruction
grant March 15, 2002 - February 29, 2004
Classroom Experiments for Large Lecture Courses: A Wireless Solution
Directorate for Education & Human Resources