Dr. Kelvin Thompson serves as an associate director for the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Center for Distributed Learning and a graduate faculty scholar within UCF’s College of Education & Human Performance, and he has collaborated on the design of hundreds of online and blended courses over the past fifteen years. Dr. Thompson oversees CDL’s strategic initiatives, including accessibility activities, and he developed the BlendKit Course open courseware as part of UCF’s Blended Learning Toolkit. His personal research interests center around how interaction affects learner engagement. Information about his Online Course Criticism qualitative evaluation model for facilitating the scholarship of teaching and learning in online and blended environments is available online. Kelvin holds an Ed.D. in curriculum and instruction and an M.A. in instructional systems technology from UCF, as well as a Bachelor of Music Education degree from The Florida State University.
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