Robert D. Tennyson, Principal Investigator, Senior Research Fellow, CYBER Learning Corporation

Email: rtenny@umn.edu

University of Minnesota (Retired), and Director of the Minnesota Institute for Advanced Learning Technology is an internationally recognized instructional research scientist.  His work includes experimental investigations on concept instruction as well as investigations of computer-based requirements for intelligent, knowledge-based systems for ISD. Dr. Tennyson is an internationally known expert in the field of instructional technology and educational psychology. He has authored books and over two hundred articles in national and international journals. He is a leader in NATO’s educational workshops on research and development. Currently Dr. Tennyson is Past President of the International Consortium for Courseware Engineering. Presently, he is the editor of Computers in Human Behavior (Elsevier).

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Brigham Young University, Ph.D., 1971, Psychology and Computer Science

California State University, Northridge, M.A., 1969, Psychology

University of California, Riverside, M.A., 1967, History

Brigham Young University, B.S., 1966, History


          1980-Present, Professor, Educational Psychology, Learning and Cognition Program, University of Minnesota

          1988-1989, Fulbright Research Scholar, Rheinisch-Westfalische Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Germany

          1981-1982, Fulbright Research Scholar and Guest Professor, Rheinisch-Westfalische Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Germany

          1974-1985, Chair, Curricular and Instructional Systems Graduate Program, University of Minnesota

          1974-1985, Director, Instructional Systems Laboratory, University of Minnesota

          1974-1980, Associate Professor, Education and Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota

          1972-1974, Director, Center for Computer-Assisted Instruction, Florida State University

          1971-1974, Assistant Professor of Educational Research and Testing, Florida State University

          1969-1971, Research Assistant, Department of Instructional Research and Development, Brigham Young University

1967-1969, High School Teacher, Williams S. Hart Union High District (California)


Editor, Computers in Human Behavior

Editorial Board, Research Section, Educational Technology Research & Development

Member Review Board, Journal of Computer-Based Instruction

Contributing Editor, Educational Technology

Editorial Board, Journal of Structural Learning

Fellow, Division 15, American Psychological Association

Fellow, Association for Development of Computer-based Instructional Systems

Publications Available upon Request