Learning Design & TechnologyCurriculum and Instruction
Hans has over 15 years of experience in teaching, learning, and technology in higher education. He is an experienced instructional designer, creator of tutorial and video development, program development and assessment, face-to-face and online development and training. He has experience in both higher education and industry. Hans’ research interests range from the effectiveness of new technology and learning to media literacy.
- Ph.D. — Learning Design and Technology, Purdue University (2014)
- M.S. — Educational Technology (2004)
- B.A. — Linguistics, Brigham Young University (2001)
- Instructional Design Consultant, Boise State University eCampus
- Senior Instructional Designer, Skyepack
- Design and Delivery Specialist, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
- Learning Architect, iDesignEDU
- Instructional Designer, Albertsons Library at Boise State University
- Senior Educational Technologist, Information Technology at Purdue University
- Aagard, H., Bowen, K., Olesova, L. (2010). Hotseat: Opening the Backchannel in Large Lectures. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/hotseat-opening-backchannel-large-lectures.
- Richardson, J.C. Ertmer, P., Aagard, H., Ottenbreit-Leftwich, A., Yang, D. & Mack, N. (Summer, 2007). The Digital Age Literacy Professional Development Initiative: Factors Influencing Teachers’ Implementation of Skills and Strategies. Teacher Education & Practice, 20(3), 239-262.
- Richardson, J.C., Aagard, H. & Stickman, A. (October, 2006). Guidelines for mentoring graduate students in best practices for teaching online courses. Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology: Dallas, TX.
- Huang, D. W., Aagard, H., Diefes-Dux, H. (2004). Impact of Cognitive-based Instructional Intervention on Learning Motivation: The Implementation of Student-made Glossary in a Programming-oriented Engineering Problem-solving Course and Its Impact on Learning Motivation. Paper presented at the AECT Annual Convention, October, 2004; Chicago, IL.