Beverly B. Ray

Beverly B. Ray specializes in the use of current and emerging technologies to promote thinking and learning. Recent publications have focused on the use of digital and online games and simulations as teaching and learning tools. She has served as an instructional design consultant for several colleges in the United States and as an online and distance educator since 1990. In addition, she has taught undergraduate and graduate learning theory and technology integration courses for teachers and instructional designers for a number of years at universities in the northwest and southeastern United States. She is a member of the graduate faculty at Idaho State University in Pocatello, ID.

Publications

Examining the Possibilities: Gameful Learning as an Innovative Pedagogy for Teacher Preparation Programs
Beverly B. Ray. © 2020. 16 pages.
This chapter examines the efficacy of Gameful Learning, an emerging pedagogy, as a learning and assessment strategy. The theoretical foundation supporting its use is reviewed...
Foreword
Beverly B. Ray. © 2020. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Handbook of Research on Literacy and Digital Technology Integration in Teacher Education.
Foreword
Beverly B. Ray. © 2019. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Handbook of Research on Virtual Training and Mentoring of Online Instructors.
A Case Study Examining How Online Andragogy Has Reshaped Expectations for Face-to-Face Instruction
Beverly B. Ray. © 2019. 18 pages.
This chapter explores a major theme emerging from a larger case study of higher education faculty's technology life histories. Specifically, key cases, late career faculty...
Mini-Robots as Smart Gadgets: Promoting Active Learning of Key K-12 Social Science Skills
Beverly B. Ray, Caroline E. Faure. © 2019. 16 pages.
The chapter proposes to outline best practices in the use of a set of mini-robots (i.e., smart gadgets) to promote active and meaningful learning in the Social Sciences. Key K-12...
Leveraging Mobile Technologies to Support Active Learning for All Students: Smartphones to Support Learning
Jennifer L. Gallup, Beverly B. Ray, Cory A. Bennett. © 2019. 25 pages.
This chapter explores the use of smartphones, a category of mobile learning, as learning devices that align well with tenets of universal design for learning (UDL). The...
Mini-Robots as Smart Gadgets: Promoting Active Learning of Key K-12 Social Science Skills
Beverly B. Ray, Caroline E. Faure. © 2018. 16 pages.
The chapter proposes to outline best practices in the use of a set of mini-robots (i.e., smart gadgets) to promote active and meaningful learning in the Social Sciences. Key K-12...
Video as a Means to an End: Problems and Techniques Associated with Using Video in Teacher Training
Beverly B. Ray, Angiline Powell. © 2017. 19 pages.
Having teachers who can demonstrate and document teaching effectiveness, ethical behavior, professional obligations, and willingness to embrace continuous learning is important...
Foreword
Beverly B. Ray. © 2016.
This Foreword is included in the book Handbook of Research on Strategic Management of Interaction, Presence, and Participation in Online Courses.
Preparing to Teach with Flipped Classroom in Teacher Preparation Programs
Beverly B. Ray, Angiline Powell. © 2015. 21 pages.
The chapter outlines best practices in the use of Flipped Classroom to promote active and meaningful learning in higher education, specifically preservice teacher preparation...
Foreword
Beverly B. Ray. © 2013. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Research Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology Integration.
Supporting Mathematics for Young Children through Technology
Angeline Powell, Beverly B. Ray. © 2012. 23 pages.
We owe a debt to our children. We have failed to prepare our students for global competiveness, especially in mathematics. As educators, we need to think about how we can support...