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Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

David Stein

David Stein, Ph.D., is an associate professor of adult and distance education at The Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology Department of Educational Studies, Section on Workforce Development and Education. In his current position, Dr. Stein, directs the minor in Virtual Teaching and develops online courses with a focus on the virtual classroom and adult learning. His main area of interest investigates how distance learning technologies can enhance and improve the design and delivery of online learning experiences. Dr. Stein’s research has focused primarily on how online learning opportunities can be distributed to learners using technology to promote excellence in higher-order thinking. His work also focuses on the professional development of faculty to become online instructors. Dr. Stein has been recognized and regarded throughout the higher education community as a lead developer of institutional online and distance learning. In 2017 Dr. Stein received the Innovative Project Award in Distance Education from the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, Commission on Distance Learning and Teaching. In 2014 Prof Stein received the finalist award for his work on “boot camp for the new online instructor” from the National University Technology Network. In 2013, The American Association for Adult and Continuing Education presented Prof. Stein with the Imogene Oakes Award for Outstanding Research in Adult Education. The National University Technology Network also recognized his research in 20i1 with an award for Best Research Paper. The leading association for distance education has recognized his research on distance learning, the Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, University of Wisconsin-Madison, receiving the 2012 Shauna Schullo Award for Best Distance Teaching Practices. Dr. Stein also received a highly regarded Impact Award from the Office of Distance Education and E-Learning to develop a campus-wide program to prepare graduate teaching assistants and staff as online instructors using a MOOC-like format. As an advocate for quality in online learning in higher education, Professor Stein serves as Certified Master Reviewer for The Ohio State University and promotes the use of the Quality Matters Rubric. His new book “Jump-Start Your Online Classroom: Mastering Five Challenges in Five Days was published in 2017.

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