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Kathryn Ley

Kathryn Ley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,
College of Education

Contact number: 281-283-3585
Email: ley@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3.203.02

Areas of Expertise

  • Self regulated learning
  • Self efficacy
  • Distance learning
  • Feedback & interaction


Publications

BOOK CHAPTER/Encyclopedia Entries

  • Ley, K. (2013). Cognitive load. In R. C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology of Educational Communications and Technology. New York: Springer.
  • Ley, K. (2013). Cognitive processes. In R. C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology of Educational Communications and Technology. New York: Springer.
  • Ley, K. (2013).Cognitive strategies. In R. C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology of Educational Communications and Technology. New York: Springer.
  • Ley, K. (2013). Change models. In R. C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology of Educational Communications and Technology. New York: Springer.
  • Ley, K. (2013). Electronic performance support system (EPSS). In R. C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology of Educational Communications and Technology. New York: Springer.
  • Ley, K. (2013). Field dependence and independence. In R. C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology of Educational Communications and Technology. New York: Springer.
  • Ley, K. (2013). Job aid. In R. C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology of Educational Communications and Technology. New York: Springer.
  • Ley, K. (2013). Metacognition. In R. C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology of Educational Communications and Technology. New York: Springer.
  • Ley, K. (2013). Motivation. In R. C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology of Educational Communications and Technology. New York: Springer.
  • Ley, K. (2013). Needs Assessment. In R. C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology of Educational Communications and Technology. New York: Springer.


Courses (Current Academic Year)


Awards and Accomplishments

  • Pacificorp Design Competition First Place Team Mentor (2010).
  • UHCL Scholarly Lecture Series– invited presenter (2009-2010).
  • Reviewer of the Year Award (2009) – International Journal of Problem-Based Learning. Published by Purdue University.
  • Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, & Technology (2005). Presented by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning, Florida Community College at Jacksonville.
  • Received the Hunter S. Boylan Outstanding Research/Publication Award (2002) from the National Association for Developmental Education.
  • Received the biennial Research Award (2000) from Research and Teaching in Developmental Education journal for the article, Motivation in Developmental and Regular Admission College Students.