About the Professor
Professor David Wiley, Ph.D.
Utah State University
About Professor Wiley
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David Wiley is deeply interested in using technology in innovative
ways to advance educational opportunity around the world. An Associate
Professor of Instructional Technology at Utah State University, Prof.
Wiley’s work in reusable educational materials, social support for
learning, and open access policies have won him numerous awards and
recognitions. In 2002 the National Science Foundation granted Prof.
Wiley a CAREER award for his promising work in alternative models of
digital educational material use and reuse in informal, online learning
communities. This work and his passion for increasing access to
educational opportunity have resulted in formal partnerships with
several groundbreaking projects, including MIT’s OpenCourseWare
Initiative, the joint MIT/Microsoft iCampus project, and Rice
University’s Connexions project, for which Prof. Wiley’s team provides
social software enabling distributed, informal learning support. The
author of over 40 scholarly articles and book chapters, Prof. Wiley’s
work has been written about in The New York Times, The London Financial
Times, The Hindu, WIRED, and other media outlets. Dr. Wiley is also an
active consultant, whose past clients include the Institute for Defense
Analyses and PBS.