Donna Russell, Ph.D
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology focusing on using cultural-historical activity theory to understand advanced learning processes in innovative educational programs.
Masters degree in Instructional Design with an emphasis on the design and assessment of Problem-Based Learning environments.
Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education, Curriculum and Instructional Leadership Department, Educational Psychology and Teacher Training, 816.235.2232.
Fourteen years teaching in rural, suburban and urban k-12 schools designing and implementing integrated problem-based learning environments.
Partner in Arete' Consulting, LLC: Development and assessment of advanced technologically-based educational programs.
I presented at E-Learn 2007 in Quebec City Canada on the Geoworlds Project. I also discussed the use of AI bots in Second Life environments to develop problem-based learning processes.
Virtual Instructors Pilot Research Group
I am a researcher in the Virtual Instructors Pilot Research Group (VIPRG) which is part of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Learning Technology. I presented at the VIPRG Conference.
Training program for theNelson-Atkins Art Gallery
I designed a new training program for the Nelson-Atkins Art Gallery to aid in the preparation of their staff and volunteers for the opening of their new building.