Professional Preparation

2006     Ed. D. Curriculum and Instruction, Boise State University – Boise, Idaho
2002     MS Educational Technology, Boise State University – Boise, Idaho
1991     BA Elementary Education, Boise State University – Boise, Idaho
1982     AA Business, Glendale Community College – Glendale, Arizona

Certifications

1997-Lifetime     Elementary Education, K-8, Texas
1991 – 2012       Elementary Education, K-8, Idaho

Appointments

2014 – Current   Professor Boise State University Department of Educational Technology, College of Education – Boise, Idaho
2011 – 2014         Associate Professor (Interim Chair 2011-2012, Fulbright Scholar 2012-2013), Boise State University Department of Educational Technology, College of Education – Boise, Idaho
2006 – 2011         Assistant Professor (Associate Chair 2010-2011), Boise State University Department of Educational Technology, College of Education – Boise, Idaho
2002 – 2006        Instructor/Online Instructional Designer/PT3 Grant Coordinator, Boise State University Department of Educational Technology, College of Education – Boise, Idaho
2002 – 2003        Adjunct Faculty, Boise State University, Division of Extended Studies – Boise, Idaho
2002 – 2003        Instructional Design/Instructor, Idaho Digital Learning Academy – Boise, Idaho
2001 – 2002        Graduate Assistant Boise State University Department of Educational Technology, College of Education – Boise, Idaho
1996 – 1999        Teacher/7th Grade Algebra and Prealgebra, Weis Middle School – Galveston, Texas
1991 – 1995        Teacher/6th Grade Math, Science, and Reading, Meridian Middle School – Meridian, Idaho


 Courses Taught

Graduate Courses (online)
Teaching Online in the K-12 Environment*
Advanced Online Teaching Methods*
Virtual Field Experience for K-12 Online Teachers
MET ePorfolio (comprehensive evaluation for graduate student)
Theoretical Foundations of Educational Technology*
Integrating Technology in the Classroom Curriculum*
Internet for Educators
Introduction to Educational Technology
Technology Supported Project Based Learning*
Technology in the Content Area*
Instructional Design for Educators
Online Skills and Strategies

Undergraduate
Educational Technology – Classroom Applications (online and face-to-face)
Implementing Technology in the Classroom – Online Field Experience*
Introduction to e-Learning at BSU*

*New course design


Research Projects and Grants

Rice, K., & Hung, J. L. (2015). National Center for K-12 Online Learning Research. Michigan Virtual University, IES subaward. Not Funded: $795,000.

Rice, K. (2014). Emerging Technologies in Education, Summer Institute in Poland. Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program., Fulbright Specialist Award Recipient.

Hung, J. L., He, W., Rice, K., Xu, L., Li, Y., & Wang, M. (2014). Collaborative Research: Creating Innovative Tools for Encouraging Online Interaction in Online Undergraduate Computing Courses. National Science Foundation. Not Funded: $200,000.

Hung, J. L., & Rice, K. (2014). Collaborative Research: An Innovative Early Warning System for Identifying At-Risk Students in Online Undergraduate Computing Courses. National Science Foundation. Not Funded: $100,000.

Hung, J. L., & Rice, K. (2014). An innovative early warning system for real-time intervention in large-scale online education. Google Faculty Research Awards. Not Funded: $60,000.

Hung, J. L., He, W., Rice, K., Xu, L., Li, Y., & Wang, M. (2013). Collaborative Research: An innovative early warning system for real-time intervention in K-12 Online STEM education. National Science Foundation. Not Funded: $500,000.

Hung, J. L., He, W., Rice, K., Xu, L., & Houtz, L. (2013). Developing a generic performance (credit) scoring model for rapid evaluation, assessment and appraisal of online K-12 STEM educational program. National Science Foundation. Not Funded: $250,000.

Rice, K. (2012). Exploring New Pedagogies with Technology in Education. Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland. Funded $21,500.

Rice, K. & Schroeder, B. (2012). PMIEF Workshop and Professional Development Portal. Project Management Institute Educational Foundation. Funded: $40,000, Pending: $50,000

Hung, J. L., Hsu, Y., & Rice, K. (2011). Decision support system (DSS) for online teaching, learning and administration, Spencer Foundation. Not Funded: $500,000

Hung, J. L., Hsu, Y., & Rice, K. (2010). Student data analysis. Idaho Digital Learning Academy. Funded: $18,000.

Hung, J. L., Rice, K., & Yang, D. (2010). Evaluation and reliability study. Idaho State Department of Education. Not Funded: $32,000.

Hung, J. L. & Rice, K. (2010). Faculty research grant FY2011: Improving online teaching and learning using educational data mining. Boise State University, College of Education. Funded: $2500.00.

Rice, K. & Hung, J. L. (2009). Idaho state-wide professional development evaluation – subcontract award. State of Idaho. Funded: $10,000.

Rice, K. (2009). Assessment of quality online teaching (AQOT) for high school Mathematics and Science courses. Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC. Not Funded: $188,543.

Dawley, L. & Rice, K. (2009). INSPIRE charter school program dissemination grant–evaluation sub-contract award. State of Idaho. Funded: $17,500.

Rice, K. (2008). Assessment of quality online teaching (AQOT) for high school Mathematics and Science courses. Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC. Not funded: $178,920.

Rice, K. & Dawley, L. (2008). Idaho charter school support program: Dissemination grant. INSPIRE Connections Academy, Boise, ID. Funded: $5000

Dawley, L. & Rice, K. (2007). “Going Virtual” (phase 1): Status of professional development in K12 online schools. North American Council for Online Learning, Washington, D.C. Funded: $10,000.

Rice, K. (2006 – 2008). Project-based learning online. The Buck Institute for Education. Navato, CA. Funded: $95,826


 Refereed Publications

Ford, R. & Rice, K. (2015). Value added results for public virtual schools in California. Journal of Educational Technology and Society, 18(4), 412-423.

Kohlstadt, I. C., Steeves, E. T., Rice, K., Gittelsohn, J., Summerfield, L. M., & Gadhoke, P. (2015). Youth peers put the “invent” into Nutribee’s online intervention. Nutrition Journal, 14(60). doi: 10.1186/s12937-015-0031-2

Rice, K., & Hung. J. (2015). Data mining in online professional development program: An exploratory case study. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 11(1), 1-20.

Rice, K. (2013). A Fulbright cultural exchange: Exploring new pedagogies with technology in education, Poland, 2012-2013. In W. A. Marszalek (Ed.) Cognitive Science and Media in Education nr.1/2013. Torun, Poland.

Rice, K. & Hung, J. L. (submitted for review). Incorporating data mining into online teacher professional development program evaluation. Journal of Interactive Online Learning.

Hung, J. L., Rice, K., Saba, A. (2012). An educational data mining model for online teaching and learning. Journal of Educational Technology Development and Exchange, 5(2), 77-94.

Hung, J. L., Hsu, Y. C., & Rice, K. (2012) Integrating data mining in program evaluation of K-12 online education. Educational Technology and Society, 15(3), 27-41.

Snelson, C., Rice, K., & Wyzard, C. (2012). Research priorities for YouTube and video-sharing technologies: A Delphi study. British Journal of Educational Technology, 43(1), 119-129. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8535.2010.01168.x

Rice, K. (2011). Using project based learning to inform practice in online environments. Cognitive Science and Media in Education, (2), 59-74. Toruń, Poland: Adam Marszalek Publishing Co.

Rice, K., & Dawley, L. (2009). The status of professional development for K-12 online teachers: Insights and implications. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 17(4), 523-545.

Rice, K. L. (2009). Priorities in K-12 distance learning: A Delphi study examining multiple perspectives on policy, practice, and research. Educational Technology and Society, 12(3), 163-177.

Rice, K. & Dawley, L. (2008). Professional development for K-12 online teachers: Where do we go from here? Technology and Teacher Education Annual, 19(1), 667-673.

Ransdell, L. B., Rice, K., Snelson, C., &  DeCola, J. (2008). Online health-related fitness courses: A wolf in sheep’s clothing or a solution to some common problems? The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. 79(1), 45-52.

Rice, K. L. (2006). A comprehensive look at distance education in the K-12 context. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 38(4), 425-448.


Proceedings

Rice, K. & Hung, J. L. (2016). Incorporating data mining into online teacher professional development program evaluation. Proceedings of XII International Scientific Conference on Educational Technology, Culture, and Communication, Torun, Poland: Department of Didactics and Media in Education, Nicolaus Copernicus University.

Voelker, C., Rice, K., Friedhoff, J. R., & Friend, B. (2015). Panel on research using data to ensure quality in K-12 online education. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp 1512-1513). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Ching, Y.H., Hsu, Y.C. & Rice, K. (2015). Teaching Online: Prospective Online Teachers’ Experiences and Prioritized Areas for Training. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 205-210). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Rice, K. & Hung, J. L. (2011). Developing a customized data mining model for online professional development evaluation. Proceedings of American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Fuller, M., Wyzard, C., Snelson, C., Rice, K. (2011). Learning from the past: An educational technology content analysis. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, 2445-2450.

Wyzard, C., Rice, K., & Snelson, C. (2011). The future in educational technology research. Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, 3240-3243.

Wyzard, C., Snelson, C. & Rice, K. (2010). Looking Ahead at YouTube Research. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2010 (pp. 3797-3802). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Dawley, L. & Rice, K. (2009, January). The unique needs and challenges of K-12 online teachers: Where do we go from here? Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference Proceedings, Honolulu.

Rice, K. & Vakili-Hutchison, D. (2008). Teaching online: Meeting the challenge with emerging strategies for effective professional development. In G. Richards (Ed.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (p. 1198). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Dawley, L. & Rice, K.  (2008, January).  Professional development for K-12 online teachers: What do we know? Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference Proceedings, Honolulu.

Mergendoller, J., Rice, K., Searson, M., Schmidt, D. & Ravitz, J. (2007). Using PBL-Online in educational technology graduate programs, professional development and international collaboration. In R. Carlsen et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (pp. 2056-2057). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.


Other Publications

Rice, K. & Yang, D. (2013). Boise State University and Idaho Digital Learning Academy. In K. Kennedy & L. Archambault, (Eds.), Partnering for success: A 21st century model for teacher preparation. Washington D. C.: International Association for K-12 Online Learning.

Hung, J. L. & Rice, K. (2012). 2011 – 2012 Key performance indicators for K-12 blended courses. Report prepared for Thesys International. Riverside, CA.

Hsu, Y., Rice, K. & Dawley, L. (2012) Empowering educators with Google’s Android App Inventor: An online workshop in mobile app design. British Journal of Technology, 43(1), E1-E5. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8535.2011.01241.x

Dawley, L. & Rice. K. (2011). Informing Idaho’s online learning requirement: A survey of states, models & critical questions. Report prepared for the Idaho State Board of Education.

Hung, J. L., Hsu, Y., & Rice, K. (2011). 2009-2010 Idaho Digital Learning Academy student evaluation report. Report prepared for the Idaho Digital Learning Academy. Boise, Idaho.

Dawley, L., Rice, K., & Hinck, G. (2010). Going Virtual! 2010: The status of professional development and unique needs of K-12 online teachers. White paper prepared for the International Association for K-12 Online Learning. Washington, DC.

Dawley, L. & Rice, K. (2010). 2008-10 Idaho INSPIRE Connections Academy dissemination grant evaluation report. Report prepared for the Idaho State Board of Education. Boise, ID.

Rice, K. & Hung, J. L. (2010). 2009-2010 Idaho state-wide professional development grant: Idaho online professional development evaluation report. Report prepared for the Idaho State Department of Education.

Dawley, L. & Rice, K. (2009). 2008-09 Idaho INSPIRE Connections Academy dissemination grant interim evaluation. Report prepared for the Idaho State Board of Education. Boise, ID.

Rice, K., Dawley, L., Gasell, C., & Florez, C. (2008). Going virtual: Unique needs and Challenges of K-12 Online Teachers. White paper prepared for the North American Council for Online Learning.  Washington, DC.

North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL). (2007). Research committee issues brief: Professional development for virtual schooling and online learning. Washington, DC: Author. http://www.nacol.org/docs/NACOL_PDforVSandOlnLrng.pdf

Rice, K., & Dawley, L. (2007). Going virtual: The status of professional development for K-12 online teachers. White paper prepared for the North American Council for Online Learning.  Washington, DC.


Books and Book Chapters (Refereed)

Rice, K. (2015). The blended classroom: A guide for technology supported learning. Publisher: Author. Printed by CreateSpace.

Rice, K. (2014). The history of policy in K-12 online and blended learning. Invited chapter in K. Kennedy, & R. Ferdig, (Eds). Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning. Pittsburg, PA: Carnegie Mellon University, ETC Press. Available http://press.etc.cmu.edu/content/handbook-research-k-12-online-and-blended-learning-0

Rice, K., Siemieniecki, D., Siemieniecka, B., & Kelly, P.  (in progress). Crossing borders: An Exploration of educational technology in the U. S. and Poland. Funded by Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun Poland.

Yang, D., & Rice, K. (2014). Boise State’s journey to a K-12 online teaching endorsement program: A case study. In T. Clark, & M. K. Barbour’s Online and Distance Education in Schools: Global Perspectives on Policy and Practice. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Rice, K. (2012). Making the move to K-12 online teaching: Research-based strategies and practices. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.

Bangert, A. & Rice, K. (2009). What we know about assessing online learning in secondary schools. In L. T. W. Hin & R. Subramaniam (Eds.), Handbook of research on new media literacy at the K-12 level, Eds. US: Hershey.


Paper Presentations

International

Rice, K., Hung, J. L., Chang, Y., & Shelton, B. (2016, October). Educational data mining in program evaluation: Lessons learned. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Las Vegas, NV.

Rice, K., & Glaeser, L. (2016, October). Sustained international collaboration through multicultural virtual communities of practice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Las Vegas, NV.

Voelker, C., Rice, K., Friedhoff, J. R., DeBruler, K., Kennedy, K., & Friend, B. (2015). Panel on research using data to ensure quality in K-12 online education. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015. Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Ching, Y.H., Hsu, Y.C. & Rice, K. (2015). Teaching Online: Prospective Online Teachers’ Experiences and Prioritized Areas for Training. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015. Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Rice, K. & Hung, J. L. (2015). Incorporating data mining into online teacher professional development program evaluation. XII International Scientific Conference on Educational Technology, Culture, and Communication, Torun, Poland: Department of Didactics and Media in Education, Nicolaus Copernicus University.

Hung, J. L., Rice, K., & Saba, A. (2011, November). A decision support system model for online teaching and learning. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Jacksonville, FL.

Dawley, L., Rice, K., & Hinck, G. (2011, November). Going Virtual! 2010: The status of professional development and unique needs of K-12 online teachers. White paper presentation at the International Association for K12 Online Learning, Virtual School Symposium, Glendale, AZ.

Wyzard, C., Rice, K., & Snelson, C. (2011, June). The future of educational technology research. Paper presented at the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Toronto, Canada.

Fuller, M., Wyzard, C., Snelson, C., Rice, K. (2011, March). Learning from the past: An educational technology content analysis. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Nashville, TN.

Wyzard, C., Snelson, C. & Rice, K. (2010, June). Looking Ahead at YouTube Research. Paper presented at the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2010. Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Rice, K. (2010, May). Using Constructivist Learning Theories to Inform Practice in Online Environments. Paper presentation for the 9th Annual International Conference Educational Technologies – Tradition, Present, Predictable Future, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland.

Rice, K. & Dawley, L. (2010, January). Developing an endorsement in K-12 online teaching: Linking research, policy, and practice. Paper presentation for the annual meeting of the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu.

Rice, K. & Dawley, L. (2009, November). Going virtual III: Effective professional development of K-12 online teachers. Paper presentation for the International Association for K12 Online Learning, Virtual School Symposium, Austin, TX.

Dawley, L. & Rice, K. (2009, January). The unique needs and challenges of K-12 online teachers: Where do we go from here? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu.

Rice, K. & Vakili-Hutchison, D. (2008, November). Teaching online: Meeting the challenge with emerging strategies for effective professional development. Paper presented at the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008, Las Vegas, NV.

Rice, K. & Dawley, L. (2008, March). Professional development for online K-12 teachers: Where do we go from here? Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Dawley, L., & Rice, K.  (2008, January).  Professional development of K12 online teachers: What do we know? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu.

Rice, K. & Dawley, L.  (2007, January).  K12 online teachers: Identifying needs, best practices, and models for professional development.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu.

Ravitz, J., Mergendollar, J., Markham, T., Thorsen, C., Rice, K., Snelson, C., Reberry, S. (2004, October) Online professional development for project based learning: Pathways to systematic improvement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Chicago, IL. Paper published in ERIC, Accession No. ED486531.

National

Yang, D., Ching, Y., & Rice, K. (2012). An exploration of learning theories and emerging theories of educational technology on teachers’ use of technology in classrooms. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Rice, K., & Hung, J. L. (2011, May). Developing a customized data mining model for online professional development. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Rice, K. & Dawley, L. (2008, October). Going virtual! Unique needs and challenges of K-12 online teachers. Paper presented at the North American Council for Online Learning, Virtual School Symposium, Phoenix, AZ.

Rice, K. & Dawley, L.  (2008, April).  Training K12 online teachers:  A national perspective.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York.

Dawley, L. & Rice, K.  (2007, April).  Training K-12 virtual teachers: A multi-dimensional analysis of their unique needs, best practices, and methodologies.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Rice, K. (2007, November). Research on K-12 Online Learning. Invited panel presentation at the North American Council for Online Learning, Virtual School Symposium preconference session.

Rice, K. L. (2006, November). Priorities in K-12 distance learning: A Delphi study examining multiple perspectives on policy, practice, and research. Paper presented at the National School Boards Association (NSBA) T+L Conference, Dallas, TX.

Rice, K. L. (2005, April). Developing an interactive course site for Project Based Learning. Paper presented at the Technology, Colleges, and Community (TCC) 2005 Worldwide Online Conference.

Regional

Rice, K., & Hung, J. L. (2015). Identifying variables important to the success of K-12 students in blended learning. Paper presented at the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association Conference, Boise, Idaho.

Rice, K. L. & Dawley, L. (2007, October). Going virtual! The status of professional development for K-12 online teachers. Paper presented at the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association Conference, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Rice, K. L. (2006, October). Priorities in K-12 distance learning: A Delphi study examining multiple perspectives on policy, practice, and research. Paper presented at the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association Conference, Sun Valley, ID.


Scholarly Presentations

Rice, K. (2016, October). Blended learning: Practical strategies for the classroom. Presentation at the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, Blended and Online Learning Symposium, San Antonio, TX.

Friedhoff, J. R., Rice, K., & Lowes, S. (2015). Lessons learned from data analytics and visualization. Presentation at the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Orlando, Fl.

Rice, K., Varela, C., Hogan, M., & Eko-Morgan, A. (2014). Innovation in teaching: Personalized risks, rewards and challenges. Presentation at the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Palm Springs, CA.

Rice, K., Simmons, J., & Allison, K. (2014). Using ePortfolios to evaluate teachers for Idaho’s K-12 online teaching endorsement. Presentation at the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Palm Springs, CA.

Rice, K. (2014). Developing a competency-based framework for Idaho’s K-12 online teaching endorsement. Presentation at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu.

Rice, K. & Yang, D. (2013). Idaho’s K-12 online teaching endorsement: Lessons learned in online teacher preparation. Presentation at the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Orlando, FL.

Revenaugh, M., Rice, K., & VanderArk, T. (2012, April). Blended K-12 education meets project-based learning. Presentation at the 9th Annual Sloan Consortium Blended Learning Conference & Workshop, Milwaukee, WI.

Rice, K., Mergendoller, J., & Frey, B. (2011, November). Project Based Learning in a Digital Age. Presentation at the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, Virtual School Symposium, Indianapolis, IN.

Rice, K., Hung, J. L., & Hsu, Y. C. (2011, November). Towards the development of a real-time decision support system for online learning, teaching and administration. Presentation at the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, Virtual School Symposium, Indianapolis, IN.

Rice, K., Revenaugh, M., & Flurie, M. (2011, May). Research to practice: Preparing teachers to teach online. Panel presentation for the United States Distance Learning Association National Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Rice, K. & Frey, B. (2010). Project based learning: Virtually authentic. International Association for K12 Online Learning, Virtual School Symposium, Glendale, AZ.

Rice, K. & Frey, B. (2010, February). PBL in cyberspace: Where constructivism meets technology. Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Dawley, L., Rice, K., Cavanaugh, C., & Barbour, M. (2009, November). Exploring linkages between research, policy and practice in training K-12 online teachers. Panel session for the International Association of K-12 Online Teachers, Virtual School Symposium, Austin, TX.

Rice, K. & Frey. (2009, April). PBL in cyberspace: Let the transformation begin. Concurrent session at the United States Distance Learning Association Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Rice, K. & Frey, B. (2008, October). PBL in cyberspace: Let the transformation begin. Breakout Session at the North American Council for Online Learning Virtual School Symposium, Phoenix, AZ.

Dawley, L., Rice, K., Vakili, D., & Ault S. (2007, November). What does it take to teach online? New research and emerging strategies for effective professional development.  Breakout Session at the North American Council for Online Learning, Virtual School Symposium, Louisville, NC.

Mergendoller, J., Hale, R., Searson, M., Schmidt, D., & Rice, K. (2007, June).  PBL-Online: project examples, development and implementation at your fingertips. Poster session at the National Educational Computing Conference, Atlanta.

Rice, K. L., Ault, S., & Swenk, J. (2007, April). Training virtual charter school teachers: Walking the online walk! Breakout Session at the National Charter Schools Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Dawley, L. & Rice, K.  (2007, April).  Going virtual: A national research agenda studying professional development models and emerging best practices for K-12 online teachers.  Invisible College at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Mergendollar, Rice, K., Schmidt, D., Searson, M.J., & Ravitz, J.  (2007, March). Using PBL-Online in educational technology graduate programs, professional development and international collaboration. Invited panel session at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Mergendollar, J., Ravitz, J., Rice, K., Schmidt, D., & Searson, M. (2007, March). Teach your students how to do project based learning with PBL-Online. Poster session at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Rice, K. L., Thorsen, C., & Ault, S. (2005, October). A new training model for virtual K-9 teachers. Presentation at the North American Council for Online Learning Virtual School Symposium, Denver, CO.


Interviews and Impact in the News

Friedman, J. (March, 2016). Explore project-based learning in online education. U. S. News & World Report. Retrieved http://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/articles/2016-03-11/explore-project-based-learning-in-online-education

Poore, R. (September, 2013). Polish scholar finds Boise State “focused on the future.” In Boise State University Update http://news.boisestate.edu/update/2013/09/03/polish-scholar-finds-boise-state-focused-future/

Department of Educational Technology. (June, 2013). Cover story: EdTech prof. returns from Polish adventure. In J. Foster (Ed.), EdTech Connections Magazine.

Uniwersytetu Mikolaja Kopernika. (January, 2013). Gosc z USA. In W. Schulz (Ed.), Glos Uczelni magazine. Torun, Poland.

Flanigan, R. (August, 2012). Virtual ed. addresses teacher certification questions: States grapple with how to ensure the quality of online educators. Education Week. Retrieved from http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/08/29/02el-certified.h32.html

Moe, J. (November, 2011). Idaho schools will have to get online to graduate. Marketplace Tech Report. Retrieved from http://www.marketplace.org/topics/tech/idaho-students-will-have-get-online-graduate?refid=0

Markus, D. (August, 2010). Schools that work: The brave new breakthrough of online learning. Edutopia. Retrieved from http://www.edutopia.org/stw-online-learning-new-breakthroughs

Laster, J. (March, 2010). Colleges of education are urged to focus more on online education. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved on March 23, 2010 from http://chronicle.com/blogPost/Colleges-of-Education-Are/21862/

Digital Learning Environments. (2010). Five year plan for K-12 online education. Retrieved March 23, 2010 from http://www.www.guide2digitallearning.com/professional_development/
five_year_plan_k12_online_education

Desoff, A. (2009, February). The rise of the virtual teacher. District Administration. Retrieved on October 7, 2009 from http://www.districtadministration.com/viewarticle.aspx?articleid=1884&p=2

Yeung, B. (2008). Put to the test: Confronting concerns about project learning. Edutopia. Retrieved October 7, 2009 from http://www.edutopia.org/project-learning-implementing-challenges-questions

Yeung, B. (2008). Start me up: Project learning primers. Edutopia. Retrieved October 7, 2009 from http://www.edutopia.org/project-learning-online-resources

Schmidt, D., Mergendoller, J., & Rice, K. (2007). Editors remarks. Online tools: altering the landscape of teacher education. Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 23(4), 118.

Kelly, R. (2005, December). Project based learning: A natural fit with distance education. Online@Classroom. Retrieved October 8, 2009 from http://www.magnapubs.com/issues/magnapubs_oc/5_12/news/598241-1.html


Symposia and Workshops

Keynote

Rice, K. (2012, July). From online revolution to mainstream evolution. Are we there yet? Keynote for the Missouri Online Distance Learning Association Conference 2012, St. Louis, Missouri.

Rice, K. (2010, June). eLearning: Education in a connected world. Keynote for Idaho Digital Learning Academy Summer Conference, Boise, Idaho.

Invited

Watson, J., Rice, K. & Lowes, S. (2015). A historical perspective on K-12 online and blended learning. Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute (MVLRI) webinar presentation

Rice, K. (2014). Making the move to K-12 online teaching: How will your classroom be transformed? Presentation at the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) Speaks Volumes conference, Learning with the Authors Series, Texas.

Rice, K. & Simmons, J. (2014). Using ePortfolios to evaluate teachers for Idaho’s K-12 online teaching endorsement. Invited presentation at the Idaho Digital Learning Academy Annual Summer Conference, Boise, Idaho.

Rice, K., Roberts, V., & Chadsey, J. (2013). Professional development and preparation for online and blended instructors. Moderated preconference workshop at the International Association for K-12 Online Learning,  International Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Orlando, FL.

Rice, K., Bergher, D., Carbajal, C., O’Neil, A., Penny, L., & Wallace, E. (2013). Teacher voices after a decade of online learning. Moderated panel discussion at the ASCD 68th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Rice, K. (2013). Quest-Based Learning: Explore 3D GameLab. Workshop hosted by Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland.

Rice, K. (2012). Homegrown and Online: The Department of Educational Technology at Boise State University. Invited presentation Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland.

Rice, K. (2012). Online Education in the U.S. Invited lecture Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland.

Rice, K. (2012). Emerging Trends in U.S. Education. Invited presentation Catholic University of Lublin, Poland.

Rice, K. & Dudziak, A. (2012). Writing a CV or resume in English. Workshop hosted by Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland.

Cox, S., Rice, K., & Werth, L. (2012). Distance education in the 21st century: Examples from three Treasure Valley faculty. Invited presentation for the Osher Institute, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho.

Linder, C. & Rice., K. (2011, June). Idaho’s PreK-12 Online Teaching Endorsement. Presentation for the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification 83rd Annual Conference, Sacramento, CA.

Rice, K. (2011, April). Transforming the way we teach AND learn. Invited presentation for Region III Idaho School Superintendents Association (ISSA) meeting.

Rice, K. (2010, June). K-12 online: Moving forward in best practice. Invited presentation for the Idaho Charter School Network 3rd Annual Conference, Boise, Idaho.

Rice, K. (2010, May). Using constructivist learning theories to inform practice in online environments. Invited presentation for the 9th Annual International Conference on Educational Technologies: Traditional, Present, Predictable Future, Torun, Poland.

Rice, K. & Wyzard, C. (2009, October). International collaboration in online environments. Westpomeranian Educational Congress, Szczecin, Poland.

Rice, K. (2009). Online learning: Trends and impact. Invited presentation for CIFS506, College of Education, Boise State University.

Pape, L., Rice, K., & Treacy, B. (2009, March). Online professional development models. Invited webinar presented for the International Association for K-12 Online Learning.

Dawley, L., Davis, N., & Rice, K. (2008, March). Trends, myths, and action in professional development for K-12 online teaching. Invited webinar presented for the North American Council for Online Learning.


 Select Service Activities

University

2015 – Current: University Graduate Council
2015: University Accessibility Learning Community
2014 – Current: College P & T Committee
2014 – Current: Department P & T Committee Chair
2013 – Current: University Enrollment Management Committee
2013 – Current: Faculty Senate
2013 – 2014: University Cross Cultural Design Community
2013 – 2014: New Faculty Mentor
2011-2012: University eCampus Advisory Council
2010-2011: University UITAC Committee
2010-2011: University Distance Education Strategic Planning Committee
2008 – Current: University Quality Matters (QM) Review Team
2008 – 2015: University Curriculum Committee
2010 – 2012: College of Education – TECC
2008 – 2012: College of Education – Curriculum Committee
2014-2015: Department of Educational Technology – Chair Faculty P & T Committee
2013 – Current: Department of Educational Technology – Doctoral Program Committee
2011 – 2012: Department of Educational Technology – Interim Chair
2010 – Current: Department of Educational Technology – K-12 Online Endorsement Program Coordinator
2010 – 2011: Department of Educational Technology – Associate Chair
2009 – 2010: Department of Educational Technology – Curriculum Committee
2006 – 2009: Department of Educational Technology – New Program (Ed D) Committee
2005 – 2006: Department of Educational Technology, Program Coordinator Elementary Pre-endorsement
Professional
2016: External Faculty Review for Promotion NC State
2016: Idaho STEM Action Center Professional development Initiative proposal reviewer
2016: Standards and Certification work group on online teaching standards for students with disabilities, National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Inc., Washington, DC.
2014 – Current: Advisory Board Nutribee
2013 – 2015: U.S. Fulbright Scholar Peer Review Committee (Poland and Romania)
2013 – Current: Executive Advisory Board, Journal of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning.
2013 – Current: Idaho PTECH Advisory Council
2010 – 2012: Pearson Education Blue Ribbon Panel – Professional Online Educator
2009 – 2010: SRI International, Washington D.C. Technical Working Group
2008 – 2010: Idaho Online K-12 Teaching Endorsement Legislative Task Force
2008 – 2010: Idaho Online K-12 Teaching Endorsement Standards Development Subcommittee [Chair]
2008 – Current: Reviewer, BJET, JETS, TTE, JTE
2007 – Current: iNACOL Research Committee member [Invited]
2001 – 2008: Webmaster, Council for Exceptional Children, DDD
Community
2011 – 2015: Steven’s Henager Advisory Council
2004 – 2006: INSPIRE Academics Virtual Charter School – Founding Board Member, Vice President.


Honors and Awards

2014-2015 Associated Students of Boise State University (ASBSU) Golden Apple award.

2015 Fulbright Specialist Award recipient: Emerging Technologies for Teaching and Learning, International Summer Institute, Poland.

2012 – 2013 Fulbright Award recipient. Exploring New Pedagogies with Technology in Education. Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland.

2010 Faculty Service Award, College of Education, Boise State University.

2009 Special Service Award, Division on Developmental Disabilities, Web Coordinator.

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