Profile: Charles Morgan Reigeluth
Dr. Charles Reigeluth has a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in Instructional Psychology from Brigham Young University. He taught high school science for three years, was a Professor in the Instructional Systems Technology Department at Indiana University for 25 years, and was chairman of the department for three years. His research focuses on paradigm change in public education, the design of high quality instruction, and the design of technology systems for the learner-centered paradigm of education. He facilitated a paradigm change process in the Decatur Township Schools in Indianapolis for 12 years to develop more knowledge about how to help school systems to transform. He is internationally known for his work on instructional methods and theories. His most recent research includes advancing knowledge about personalized, integrated, technology systems that support the learner-centered paradigm of education. He has published ten books and over 160 journal articles and chapters on those subjects, and four of his books received an "outstanding book of the year" award from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). He has received the "Distinguished Service" award from AECT and the "Honored Alumnus" award from Brigham Young University's School of Education. His most recent book is Reinventing Schools: It’s Time to Break the Mold, which is the culmination of much of his work on paradigm change and instructional theory.