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Kendall Hartley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Teaching and Learning
CEB 342
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Dr. Kendall Hartley is an Associate Professor of Educational Technology in the Department of Teaching & Learning. Dr. Hartley specializes in the analysis of individual characteristics and the implications for learning with technology. He is particularly interested in the role of self-regulatory skills and the use of the smartphone for learning. He also has extensive experience in designing instructional and informational Internet web sites. Dr. Hartley has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed educational research journals including the Journal of Educational Computing Research, Education Researcher, Journal of Technology and Teacher Education and the Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia. See Google Scholar for links to all publications.

Prior to coming to UNLV, Dr. Hartley taught high school science for five years in Nebraska public schools. He currently teaches graduate courses in instructional design, online learning, and multimedia programming.

Research Expertise

Dr. Hartley is studying the implications of smartphone use by learners and how that use is mediated by self-regulated learning skills. In addition, he studies the implications of self-regulated learning skills for online learning.