A Brief Introduction
Cecil is a graduate student at Brigham Young University (BYU) working toward a PhD in Instructional Psychology and Technology (IP&T).
At BYU, Cecil works as a researcher and instructor for the IP&T department. Cecil's research focuses on Blended Teaching in K-12 settings, Open Educational Resources (OER) and OER-Enabled Practices, as well as Flow Theory (see Csikszentmihalyi, Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life, 1998). Cecil teaches IP&T 371: K-12 Technology Integration 1, IP&T 372: K-12 Technology Integration 2, and IP&T 373: Teaching K-12 in Online and Blended Learning Contexts; and is a Teaching Assistant/Co-teacher for IP&T 420: Learning Theories for Design, and IP&T 538: Teaching in Online and Blended Environments.
Cecil is currently the Vice President of Communications for the Teacher Education Division of the Association for Educational Communications &Technology, and co-chair of the K-12 Online Learning Special Interest Group for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education.