Author Profile

Kyle Peck | Co-Director of the Center for Online Innovation in Learning, The Pennsylvania State University

Current Position and Past Experience
Dr. Kyle L. Peck is Principal Investigator for the NASA Aerospace Education Services Project, and Research Fellow, and Professor of Education at Penn State University. He also serves as the Co-Director of Penn State's Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL). He recently served as Director of the Regional Educational Lab for the mid-Atlantic region for the US Department of Education, Co-Director of the Classrooms for the Future Evaluation Project for the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and as Associate Dean for Research, Outreach, and Technology in Penn State’s College of Education. Kyle was also Co-Founder of the innovative "Centre Learning Community Charter School," and recently completed two terms on the Board of Directors of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). He is a Past President of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) and its Pennsylvania affiliate, PAECT, and has also served as Head of the Learning and Performance Systems Department, and Professor in Charge of the Instructional Systems Program at Penn State.

Before coming to Penn State in 1987, Peck taught middle school for seven years, and was involved in corporate training for five years.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Peck earned his PhD in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology in 1987 from the University of Colorado at Boulder and received the Pioneer Award form PAECT (1998) and the Shirley Hendrick Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership from Penn State University’s Outreach Division (2007).

You can find Peck on the web through his homepage.