Ph.D. Instructional Technology 2000
Georgia State University
M.A. Curriculum & Instruction 1984
Boise State University




Professional History

Recent Publications

Hopper, K. (2012).The Buddha's distance learning consult.British Journal of Educational Technology, 43(4), 534-539.

Hopper, K. & Palmer ,L. (2012) Beyond speed, portability and glitz–Making mobile instruction work. In New Learning Technologies Conference Online Proceedings. Orlando, FL: Society for Applied Learning Technology.

Hopper, K. & Sun, W. (2011).You may be an instructional designer. Intercom (Society for Technical Communication), May 2011, 6-10.

Hopper, K. & Palmer ,L. (2011) The nifty factor never trumps instructional and information design principles: The blizzard of new technology tools, toys, and wonders must attend to timeworn basics. Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, 3(3), 25-36.

Hopper, K. B., & Johns, C. L. (2011). Educational technology in the medical industry. In D. W. Surry, J. Stefurak, & R. M. Gray (Eds.), Technology integration in higher education: Social and organizational Aspects (pp. 143-159). Hershey PA: Information Science Reference.

Dayton, D. & Hopper, K. (2010). Single sourcing and content management: A survey of STC members. Technical Communication, 57(4), 375-397.

Hopper, K. (2010). Development and deployment of a hybrid technical communication and instructional design graduate program. STC 2010 Proceedings, 56-60.

Hopper, K.B. & Hendricks, R. (2008). Technology integration in the college classroom—A baker's dozen frugal but promising strategies. Educational Technology, 48(5), 10-17.

Hopper, K. B., Johns, C.L. (2007. Educational technology and distance learning in respiratory care: Attitudes and practices. Respiratory Care, 52(11), 1510-1524

Hopper, K. B. (2007). Educational technology integration on a shoestring budget . Education Annual, American Association for Respiratory Care, Vol. 16, Fall, 21-29

Hopper, K. B., & Oliver, B. (2007). Evaluation of Microsoft Producer for Streaming Dynamic Content in Courses in Technical Communication and in Corporate Training Development. In IPCC 2007 Proceeding,. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

Hopper, K. B., & Oliver, B. (2007). Using Microsoft producer to develop and deploy dynamic streaming content in engineering related courses. Proceedings 2007, ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division

Hopper, K. B. (2005). An online simulation in pediatric asthma management. In AECT 2004 Proceedings (Vol. 2, pp. 252-265). Bloomington, IN: Association for Educational Communications and Technology

Hopper, K. B. (2004). Education, teleconferencing, distance learning in Respiratory Care. Respiratory Care, 49(4), 410-423

Hopper, K. B., & Rainey, K. T. (2003). A pilot study of self-assessment of word processing and presentation software skills in graduate students in technical communication. In IPCC 2003 Proceedings, (pp. 242-249). Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

Hopper, K. B. (2003). In defense of the solitary learner: A response to collaborative, constructivist education. Educational Technology, 43(2), 24-29

Hopper, K. B. (2002). Is critical thinking a luxury? (letter) Respiratory Care, 47(9), 1018-1021

Hopper, K. B. (2001). Is the internet a classroom? TechTrends, 45(5), 35-43

Hopper, K. & Harmon, S. (2000). A multiple-case study of exemplary online courses. ED, Education at a Distance (U.S. Distance Learning Assn.), 14(9), 27-36

Hopper, K. B. (2000). An illustrative, instrumental, multiple-case study of exemplary internet courses, (Doctoral Dissertation) Georgia State University, 203 pages.

Hopper, K. B. (2000). Are online distance learners learning or just distant? (letter) Respiratory Care, 45(4), 432-434

Hopper, K. B. (1999). Mastering the invisible technologies in education: Who are the real technology prodigies among college teachers? Educational Technology, 39(1), 50-56


2009 Fellow, American Association for Respiratory Care (FAARC)

Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology, Fifteenth International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL, April, 2004

1999 AECT Development Award for Outstanding Practice by a Graduate Student, presented AECT conference, February 1999

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