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  Profile

Richard G. Fuller, D.Ed.
Associate Professor of Education (Education)
Coordinator, Business, Computer & IT Certification (Education)
Department Head, Education (Education)
fuller@rmu.edu
412-397-6029 phone (M)
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 458


Educational Background

  • Doctorate of Education, Education, Penn State University, 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration and Psychology, Muskingum University, 1978
  • Bachelor of Science, Vocational Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1998
  • Master of Education, Education, Penn State University, 1996

Professional Background

  • 2004-2006 Dean of Education for the Western School of Health and Business
  • 1997-2004 Program Director and Assistant Professor for Drexel University's Masters of Science in EMS Leadership, Allegheny Campus, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1997-2004 Staff Development/Training Consultant
  • 1992-1997 Vocational Instructor, Beattie Technical School
  • 1984-1992 Educational Director, Coordinator, Trauma and Emergency Medical Services, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • 1983-1984 Business Education Teacher, Sacred Heart High School, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1982-1983 Marketing Representative, Morgan's Computer and Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1979-1982 Business Education Teacher, Chartiers-Houston School District

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Distance Education, Technology in Education, Instructional Design and Leadership

Publications

  • Cox, R. & Fuller, R.G. (2012, in Press). Instructional Design for the EMS Educator. Jones and Bartlette Publishing.
  • Fuller, R. G., Kuhne, G. W. & Frye, B. (2011).  Distinctive Distance Education Design:  Models for Differentiating Online Instruction.  IGI Publishing: Hershey.
  • Fuller, R. G. (2012, Oct-Dec). Building empathy in online courses: Effective practical approaches, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education. V8(4)
  • (2012, in Press) Becoming an Entrepreneur, Unit 20 Lessons 112-117 plus supplemental materials. Digital Information Management, Cengage Publishing: Columbi
  • Fuller, R. G. and Bail, J. (2011).  Team teaching in the online graduate environment:  collaborative instruction, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education. 7(4), 72-83.
  • Lexicon of Online and Distance Education (2009) (Multi-Volume Set) Distinguished Contributing Author, (Ed. Tomei) Rowman & Littlefield Education
  • Fuller, R. G. and Kuhne, G. W. (2008, January - March).  Fostering Meaningful Interaction in Health Education On-line Courses: Matching Pedagogy To Course Types, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education. V4,1
  • Fuller, R. G. (2008).  Faculty Practices in Asynchronous Online Distance Education: A Study within Health Education Programs. VDM Verlag, Saarbrucken.
  • Fuller, R. G. (2008, February).  11 Practice Priorities to Promote Empathy in Online Courses. Online Classroom.
  • Fuller, R. G. (2006, January).  Achieving Positive Academic Compliance through Collaborative Management.  Educational Perspectives.
  • Fuller, R.G. (2005) Help!  Accreditation is Coming:  Compliance Through the Academic Lens.  Achieving Positive Academic Compliance Through Collaborative Management.  CEC Leadership Conference Proceedings. Chicago,Il.
  • Fuller, R. G. (2003)  Eight phases for making the Transition to Online Teaching and Learning.  Blackboard Users Conference Proceedings, Baltimore.
  • Fuller, R. G. (2003) Developing Asynchronous Learning Networks in Distance Education,  Sloan-C Conference, Orlando Florida, November, 2003 Conference Proceedings.
  • Fuller, R. G. (2003) Johnnies daydreaming again, or is it something else.  Heart of Teaching, For Instructors. V10, 3. 
  • Fuller, R. G. & Cox, R. (2002) Evaluator Training Program.  PA Department of Health.

Presentations

  • 2011 - Situational Online Teaching and Learning: Interactive Instruction Through Four Course Types. 17th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning. Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. November 9-11
  • 2011 - Team Teaching in the Online Environment: Collaborative Instruction PACTE 40th Annual Teacher Education Assembly October 27 , 2011
  • 2011 - Best Practices for Active Engaged Online Teaching and Learning (workshop) PACTE 40th Annual Teacher Education Assembly October 27, 2011.
  • 2010 - Can I really Teach that Online? A workshop for college professors PACTE 39th Annual Teacher Education Assembly, Harrisburg, PA October 2010.
  • 2009 - An Innovative Approach to the Development of Teacher Candidate e-Portfolios Using the Presentation Software Model. PACTE 38th Annual Teacher Education Assembly, Harrisburg, PA October 2009.
  • 2008 - Team Teaching in the Online Graduate Environment: Collaborative Instruction, 14th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning, November, Orlando.
  • 2007 - Creating Four Types of Online Collaborative Learning Environments in Higher Education: Lessons Learned, 13th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning, November 2007, Orlando.
  • 2007 - Government Use of Web-Based Continuing Education : A Case Study, March 2007, Blackboard User?s Conference. Duquesne University.
  • 2007 - Creating Four Types of Blackboard Online Collaborative Student Learning Environments in Graduate and Undergraduate Education: Lessons Learned from the Trenches, March 2007, Blackboard User?s Conference. Duquesne University.
  • 2007 - Creating Four Types of Online Collaborative Learning Environments in Higher Education: Lessons Learned, 13th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning, November 2007, Orlando.
  • 2007 - Empathy Building in Online Courses Through Interactive Practice Priorities, 13th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning, November 2007, Orlando
  • 2007 - Eight Phases for Surviving the Transition To Blackboard Teaching and Learning, March 2007, Blackboard User?s Conference. Duquesne University.
  • 2003 - Developing Asynchronous Learning Networks in Distance Education, Sloan-C Research Conference, Orlando Florida, November, 2003

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Richard


Fall 2014
Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • ECED4205-A
  • -APPTMFuller1 (08/25-12/13/14)44 Seats
  • EDUC4510-C1
  • 07:30-03:55 PMMTWRFMFuller1 (08/25-12/13/14)49 Seats
  • EDUC6120-A
  • -ONLINEIFuller4 (10/18-12/13/14)9 Seats
  • EDUC6120-L1
  • -ONLINEFFuller4 (10/18-12/13/14)16 Seats
  • EDUC6550-A
  • 07:30-03:55 PMMTWRFMFuller1 (08/25-12/13/14)49 Seats
  • EDUC6555-A
  • 07:30-03:55 PMMTWRFMFuller1 (08/25-12/13/14)48 Seats
  • EDUC6590-A
  • 07:30-03:55 PMMTWRFMFuller1 (08/25-12/13/14)49 Seats
  • EDUC6620-A
  • -ONLINEIFuller4 (10/18-12/13/14)14 Seats
  • EDUC6620-L1
  • -ONLINEFFuller4 (10/18-12/13/14)11 Seats
  • EDUC7903-A
  • -APPTMFuller1 (08/25-12/13/14)0 Seats
  • ELED4061-A
  • -APPTMFuller1 (08/25-12/13/14)0 Seats
  • MLED4205-A
  • -APPTMFuller1 (08/25-12/13/14)8 Seats
  • SPED4210-A
  • -APPTMFuller1 (08/25-12/13/14)10 Seats
  • TESL6000-A
  • -ONLINEIFuller2 (08/23-10/17/14)16 Seats
  • TESL6010-A
  • -ONLINEIFuller4 (10/18-12/13/14)16 Seats
  • TESL6020-B
  • -APPTIFuller2 (08/23-10/17/14)0 Seats

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