Areas of Expertise

  • Real-world problem solving
  • Case-based e-learning
  • Cognitive Task Analysis
  • Program Evaluation


  •  Ph.D. in Instructional Systems, 2002
    The Pennsylvania State University


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Research Summary

Since receiving his Ph.D. at The Pennsylvania State University, he has been leading a series of research and development projects for case-based e-learning and real-world problem solving in higher education. Through his multi-disciplinary collaborations with leading scholars in the areas of human medicine, veterinary medicine, engineering, agricultural science, and teacher education, he investigates effective ways of promoting and evaluating the development of learners' real-world problem solving abilities.

Awards and Accolades

Jerrold Kemp Endowed Lecture Series Award

Association of Educational Communications and Technology, 2013

Outstanding Practices Awards

Association of Educational Communications and Technology, 2007