Meet Dr. Robert Allen Moody, Director: Open Education Resources R&D


What’s your first and last name?

  • Dr. Robert Allen Moody

What do you teach / what is your ‘title’ at school?

  • Director: Open Education Resources R&D

How are you involved in education?

  • I am an associate professor in the Department of Advanced Education Programs at Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS. I teach pre-service teachers face-to-face and graduate students online. I started my educational career as a school bus driver in the Mid-Del School District in 1991, taught junior high Language Arts for 5 years, then was a K12 principal for 4 years, and finished my career in Oklahoma as a superintendent from 2003-2006. I am currently a Google App for Education Certified Instructor and director of Open Education Resources R&D for the College of Education & Technology.

What does your ideal school or classroom look like?

  • My ideal classroom is founded on appropriate relationships, relevance, and rigor. It is student-center; I seen my role as a facilitator, role model, and mentor. My classroom has no walls, knows no time or place constraints; it can found where ever my students and internet connectivity can be at the same time.

If you were to lead a session at Edcamp, what would it be about?

  • Google Apps for Education has Changed Teaching and Learning in the State of Kansas: Can it do the Same for Oklahoma

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