CV

K. Bret Staudt Willet, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Florida State University

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General Information

Professional Preparation

  • Ph.D. (2021), Michigan State University. Major: Educational Psychology & Educational Technology. Supervisor: Dr. Matthew Koehler & Dr. Christine Greenhow.
    • Staudt Willet, K. B. (2021). “I filled a lot of gaps”: How and why early career teachers expand induction support systems with social media. (Doctoral dissertation, Michigan State University). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, Publication No. 28414983.
  • M.A. (2015), Michigan State University. Major: Educational Technology.
  • Graduate Certificate (2014), Michigan State University. Major: Serious Game Design and Research.
  • B.A. (2003), Bucknell University. Major: Mathematics & Sociology.

Nondegree Education and Training

  • Data Science: Foundations Using R. (2017-2020).
  • Methods for Analyzing and Modeling Textual Data. (2018).
  • Game Design and Facilitation. (2012).

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies, Florida State University. (2021-present).

Honors, Awards, and Prizes

  • Outstanding Service Award, Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) (2021).
  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Michigan State University, College of Education (2021). ($7,000).
  • MSU AT&T Faculty-Staff Annual Competition in Instructional Technology, Michigan State University (2021). ($500).
  • Featured Research at the 2020 AECT International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) (2020).
  • Outstanding Paper Award at the 2020 AECT International Conference, Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) (2020).
  • Clifford E. Erickson Memorial Fund Scholarship, Michigan State University, College of Education (2020). ($5,500).
  • Research Practicum/Dissertation Development Fellowship, Michigan State University, College of Education (2020). ($1,300).
  • Outstanding Paper Award at the 2019 AECT International Conference, Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) (2019).
  • Disciplinary Leadership Award, Michigan State University, Council of Graduate Students (2019). ($2,000).
  • Research Practicum/Dissertation Development Fellowship, Michigan State University, College of Education (2019). ($2,000).
  • Professional Development Award, Michigan State University, Council of Graduate Students (2018). ($500).
  • Summer Research Renewable Fellowship, Michigan State University, College of Education (2018). ($12,000).
  • Outstanding Paper Award at the 2017 AECT International Conference, Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) (2017).

Current Membership in Professional Organizations

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT)
  • Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)
  • Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR)

Teaching

Courses Taught

  • Evaluation of Instruction & Training in Human-Performance Technology (EME6357)
  • Learning & Web Analytics (EME6356)

Doctoral Committee Chair

  • Fairclough, K., doctoral student.
  • Pashnyak, T., doctoral candidate.
  • Smith, C., doctoral student.
  • Wick, J., doctoral student.

Doctoral Committee Member

  • He, D., doctoral candidate.
  • Johnston, R., doctoral candidate. Characteristics of High-Performing Volunteer Nonprofit Board Members.

Invited Guest Lectures

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2021). Faculty job search [Panel for doctoral students]. Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies program, Florida State University.

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2020). Welcome to the good place?: Teachers’ networked learning on social media [Guest lecture for Master’s course Teaching with Technology]. Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2020). You are stronger than you think: Insights for academic publishing [Guest lecture for doctoral course CEP 956: Mind, Media and Learning]. Educational Psychology & Educational Technology program, Michigan State University.

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Bork, W. (2019). Electronic assessment [Presentation for Master of Arts in Educational Technology (MAET) instructor huddle]. Educational Psychology & Educational Technology program, Michigan State University.

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2019). Insights for academic publishing [Guest lecture for doctoral course CEP 956: Mind, Media and Learning]. Educational Psychology & Educational Technology program, Michigan State University.

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2018). Experiences from the practicum [Panel for doctoral course CEP 955: Research Design and Methods for Educational Psychology and Educational Technology]. Educational Psychology & Educational Technology program, Michigan State University.

Research and Original Creative Work

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles (15)

Carpenter, J. P., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2021). The teachers’ lounge and the debate hall: Anonymous self-directed learning in two teaching-related subreddits. Teaching and Teacher Education, 104, 103371. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2021.103371 doi:10.1016/j.tate.2021.103371

Greenhow, C., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Galvin, S. (2021). Inquiring tweets want to know: #Edchat supports for #RemoteTeaching during COVID-19. British Journal of Educational Technology, 52(4), 1434-1454. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1111/bjet.13097 doi:10.1111/bjet.13097

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Carpenter, J. P. (2021). A tale of two subreddits: Change and continuity in teaching-related online spaces. British Journal of Educational Technology, 52(2), 714-733. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1111/bjet.13051 doi:10.1111/bjet.13051

Rosenberg, J. M., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2021). Balancing privacy and open science in the context of COVID-19: A response to Ifenthaler & Schumacher (2016). Educational Technology Research and Development, 69, 347–351. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/s11423-020-09860-8 doi:10.1007/s11423-020-09860-8

Greenhow, C., Lewin, C., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2020). The educational response to Covid-19 across two countries: A critical examination of initial digital pedagogy adoption. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 30(1), 7-25. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/1475939X.2020.1866654 doi:10.1080/1475939x.2020.1866654

Carpenter, J. P., Staudt Willet, K. B., Koehler, M. J., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2020). Spam and educators’ Twitter use: Methodological considerations and challenges. TechTrends, 64, 460-469. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-019-00466-3 doi:10.1007/s11528-019-00466-3

Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., Staudt Willet, K. B., Koehler, M. J., & Akcaoglu, M. (2020). Identifying multiple learning spaces within a single teacher-focused Twitter hashtag. Computers & Education, 148, 103809. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2020.103809 doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2020.103809

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Carpenter, J. P. (2020). Teachers on Reddit? Exploring contributions and interactions in four teaching-related subreddits. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 52(2), 216-233. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/15391523.2020.1722978 doi:10.108015391523.2020.1722978

Greenhalgh, S. P., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Koehler, M. J. (2019). Approaches to Mormon identity and practice in the #ldsconf Twitter hashtag. Journal of Media and Religion, 18(4), 122-133. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/15348423.2019.1696121 doi:10.108015348423.2019.1696121

Krutka, D. G., Heath, M. K., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2019). Foregrounding technoethics: Toward critical perspectives in technology and teacher education. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 27(4), 555-574. Retrieved from http://learntechlib.org/p/208235/

Greenhow, C., Galvin, S. M., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2019). What should be the role of social media in education? Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 6(2), 178-185. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1177/2372732219865290 doi:10.11772372732219865290

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2019). Revisiting how and why educators use Twitter: Tweet types and purposes in #Edchat. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 51(3), 273-289. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/15391523.2019.1611507 doi:10.108015391523.2019.1611507

Greenhow, C., Gleason, B., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2019). Social scholarship revisited: Changing scholarly practices in the age of social media. British Journal of Educational Technology, 50(3), 987-1004. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1111/bjet.12772 doi:10.1111/bjet.12772

Greenhalgh, S. P., Staudt Willet, K. B., Rosenberg, J. M., & Koehler, M. J. (2018). Tweet, and we shall find: Using digital methods to locate participants in educational hashtags. TechTrends, 62, 501-508. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-018-0313-6 doi:10.1007/s11528-018-0313-6

Greenhow, C. M., Gleason, B., Marich, H., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2017). Educating social scholars: Examining novice researchers’ practices with social media. Qwerty – Open and Interdisciplinary Journal of Technology, Culture and Education, 12(2), 30-45. Retrieved from http://www.ckbg.org/qwerty/index.php/qwerty/article/view/269/

Invited Book Chapters (6)

Greenhow, C., Galvin, S., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2021). Research methods unique to digital contexts: An introduction to virtual ethnography. In N. K. Duke, & M. H. Mallette (Eds.), Literacy research methodologies (3rd ed.) (pp. 102-120). Guilford.

Staudt Willet, K. B., Greenhow, C., & Lewin, C. (2021). Tweeting across the pond: U.K. and U.S. emergency learning networks in Twitter #Edchat during COVID-19. In D. C. Gibson, & M. N. Ochoa (Eds.), Research highlights in technology and teacher education 2021. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2020). The hashtag-thread mashup: Differences in Twitter #Edchat replies. In D. C. Gibson, & M. N. Ochoa (Eds.), Research highlights in technology and teacher education 2020 (pp. 37-47). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from http://www.learntechlib.com/p/218487/

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Carpenter, J. P. (2019). Educators on the front page of the Internet: Teacher learning in four subreddits. In D. C. Gibson, & M. N. Ochoa (Eds.), Research highlights in technology and teacher education 2019 (pp. 169-178). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from http://www.learntechlib.com/p/210591/

Staudt Willet, K. B., Koehler, M. J., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2018). A tweet by any other frame: Three approaches to studying educator interactions on Twitter. In T. J. Bastiaens, & G. Marks (Eds.), Education and Information Technology Annual 2018: A Selection of AACE Award Papers (pp. 67-74). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from http://www.learntechlib.com/p/182952/

Staudt Willet, K. B., Koehler, M. J., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2017). A tweet by any other frame: Comparing three theoretical frameworks for studying educator interactions on Twitter. In L. Liu, & D. Gibson (Eds.), Research highlights in technology and teacher education 2017 (pp. 63-70). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from http://www.learntechlib.com/p/180960/

Refereed Book Chapters (1)

Greenhalgh, S. P., Koehler, M. J., Rosenberg, J. M., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2021). Considerations for using social media data in learning design and technology research. In Enilda Romero-Hall (Ed.), Research methods in learning design & technology (pp. 64-77). Routledge.

Refereed Proceedings (15)

Rosenberg, J. M., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2021). Advancing social influence models in learning analytics. In O. Poquet, B. Chen, M. Saqr, & T. Hecking (Eds.), NetSciLA2021 workshop “Using network science in learning Analytics: Building bridges towards a common agenda” (NetSciLA2021), Online (pp. 3-8). CEUR Workshop Proceedings. Retrieved from http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2868/#article_2

Staudt Willet, K. B., Greenhow, C., & Lewin, C. (2021). Tweeting across the pond: COVID-19 emergency learning networks in the United Kingdom and the United States through Twitter #Edchat. In E. Langran, & L. Archambault (Eds.), Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Online (pp. 1769-1778). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/219343/

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2020). Early-career educators’ experiences with social media during induction. In G. H. Marks, & D. Schmidt-Crawford (Eds.), Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Online (pp. 1256-1262). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/215917/

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Carpenter, J. P. (2020). For the longest time: Continuity and change in one teaching-related subreddit. In G. H. Marks, & D. Schmidt-Crawford (Eds.), Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Online (pp. 1263-1269). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/215918/

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2020). The hashtag-thread mashup: How educators talk to each other in Twitter #Edchat. In G. H. Marks, & D. Schmidt-Crawford (Eds.), Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Online (pp. 1270-1280). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/215919/

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2019). #Edchat is bigger, but better only for some: Revisiting how and why educators use Twitter. In K. Graziano (Ed.), Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Las Vegas, NV (pp. 2778-2786). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/208039/

Moudgalya, S. K., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2019). Communities and clusters: User interactions in an online discussion forum for computer science education. In K. Graziano (Ed.), Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Las Vegas, NV (pp. 2291-2298). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/207968/

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Carpenter, J. P. (2019). Educators on the front page of the Internet: Education-related subreddits as learning spaces. In K. Graziano (Ed.), Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Las Vegas, NV (pp. 2787-2795). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/208040/

Carpenter, J. P., Koehler, M. J., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2019). Spam, spam, spam, spam: Methodological considerations and challenges for studying educators’ Twitter use. In K. Graziano (Ed.), Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Las Vegas, NV (pp. 2702-2711). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/208033/

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Willet, B. D. (2018). Look who’s talking: Using human coding to establish a machine learning approach to Twitter education chats. In Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada. Association of Internet Researchers. Retrieved from https://spir.aoir.org/ojs/index.php/spir/article/view/10512

Staudt Willet, K. B., Moudgalya, S. K., Boltz, L. O., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Koehler, M. J. (2018). Back to the gaming board: Understanding games and education through board game reviews. In E. Langran, & J. Borup (Eds.), Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Washington, DC (pp. 495-503). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/182570/

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Reimer, P. N. (2018). The career you save may be your own: Exploring the mathtwitterblogosphere as a community of practice. In E. Langran, & J. Borup (Eds.), Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Washington, DC (pp. 2324-2329). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/182845/

Rosenberg, J. M., Akcaoglu, M., Staudt Willet, K. B., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Koehler, M. J. (2017). A tale of two Twitters: Synchronous and asynchronous use of the same hashtag. In P. Resta, & S. Smith (Eds.), Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Austin, TX (pp. 283-286). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/177856/

Staudt Willet, K. B., Koehler, M. J., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2017). A tweet by any other frame: Three approaches to studying educator interactions on Twitter. In P. Resta, & S. Smith (Eds.), Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Austin, TX (pp. 1823-1830). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/177469/

Greenhow, C., Marich, H., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2017). Social scholars: Re-envisioning graduate education in the age of social media. In P. Resta, & S. Smith (Eds.), Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Austin, TX (pp. 856-861). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/177363/

Presentations

Refereed Papers at Conferences (21)

Muljana, P., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Luo, T. (presented 2021, November). Asking questions, seeking advice, and supporting one another: Higher education professionals on Reddit. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Chicago, IL. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2021, November). Build-your-own support systems: Identity-agency and professional learning with social media. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Chicago, IL. (International)

Dennen, V., Mitchell, A., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Kent, H. (presented 2021, November). Using social network analysis to explore interests, collaborations, and needs in an academic community. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Chicago, IL. (International)

Carpenter, J. P., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2021, April). Self-directed educator learning on Reddit: Comparing and contrasting two teaching-related subreddits. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Online. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2020, November). Into the edu-verse: New teachers’ challenges, supports, and social media. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Online. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Carpenter, J. P. (presented 2020, November). Time after time: Continuity and change in teaching-related subreddits. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Online. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2020, April). Can you hear me now? Teachers’ versus researchers’ measures of the Twitter #Edchat affinity space. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Conference was canceled due to the COVID–19 pandemic. (International)

Krutka, D. G., Heath, M. K., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2020, April). Foregrounding critical technoethics in technology and teacher education: A workshop for pedagogical action. Paper presented at Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, Online, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Online. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Moudgalya, S. K. (presented 2019, October). Community, network, or space: Conceptualizing inspired professional learning in an online discussion forum. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Las Vegas, NV. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Bagdy, L. (presented 2019, October). How do you do, fellow kids? “New teachers” in Twitter #ntchat. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Las Vegas, NV. (International)

Greenhalgh, S. P., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Koehler, M. J. (presented 2019, October). Twitter hashtags and religious learning: Mormon identity and participatory practice in #ldsconf. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Las Vegas, NV. (International)

Greenhow, C. M., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Marich, H. (presented 2019, July). Scholarship reconsidered: Examining new scholars’ social media practices. Paper presented at The 10th International Conference on Social Media & Society, Social Media & Society, Toronto, ON, Canada. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2019, April). Is bigger better? Exploring educators’ uses and gratifications in Twitter #Edchat. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Toronto, ON, Canada. (International)

Greenhalgh, S. P., Koehler, M. J., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2019, March). Every nation, kindred, tongue, and “tweeple”: International use of the #ldsconf Twitter hashtag. Paper presented at Decentered Mormonism Conference, Religions & Societies program at Bordeaux Montaigne University, Bordeaux, France. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2018, October). Cyborg methods: The benefits of mixing human and machine coding. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Kansas City, MO. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2018, October). Self-promoters, bots, and moderators: Exploring educators’ participatory actions, roles, and culture in Twitter #Edchat. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Kansas City, MO. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2018, October). Teacher participation in digital spaces: What kinds of learning spaces are on Reddit? Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Kansas City, MO. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B., Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., & Koehler, M. J. (presented 2018, October). Won’t you be my neighbor? How education stakeholders use hyperlinks to build information neighborhoods on Twitter. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Kansas City, MO. (International)

Greenhalgh, S. P., Staudt Willet, K. B., Rosenberg, J. M., Akcaoglu, M., & Koehler, M. J. (presented 2018, April). Timing is everything: Comparing synchronous and asynchronous modes of Twitter for teacher professional learning. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, NY. (International)

Greenhow, C. M., Brandon, D. L., Greenhalgh, S. P., Koehler, M. J., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Li, J. (presented 2018, April). Tweeting toward the PhD: Exploring new scholars’ practices with social media. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, NY. (International)

Greenhalgh, S. P., Staudt Willet, K. B., Rosenberg, J. M., & Koehler, M. J. (presented 2017, November). No accounting for theory? The case for an affinity space approach to educational hashtag research. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Jacksonville, FL. (International)

Refereed Papers at Symposia (2)

Staudt Willet, K. B., Galvin, S., & Greenhow, C. M. (presented 2021, April). Flexible professional learning networks: Teachers turn to #Edchat during pandemic-disrupted education. In Martin Rehm, Ken Frank, & Kaitlin Torphy (Chair), Social opportunity spaces: How social media can inform / shape educational policy processes. Symposium conducted at the meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Online. (International)

Rutherford, T., Rosenberg, J. M., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2020, April). Which birds fill the branches of the AERA Twitter tree? Twitter networks around #AERA19. In P. N. Beymer, D. K. Benden, & M. L. Bernacki (Chair), Affordances and modeling of intensive data. Symposium conducted at the meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Conference was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (International)

Refereed Presentations at Conferences (10)

Bagdy, L., Arrington, T. L., Bong, J. Y., Moore, A., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2021, November). Qualifications and duties for IDT faculty: A job posting analysis and panel discussion. Presentation at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Chicago, IL. (International)

Rosenberg, J. M., Galas, E., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2021, June). Who are the data scientists in education? An investigation of the identities and work of individuals in diverse roles. Poster presentation at Annual Meeting of the International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS), International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS), Online. (International)

Budhrani, K., Ross, K., Mulajana, P., Dyer, R., Jones, M., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2020, November). Factors influencing doctoral students’ perseverance in online instructional technology programs. Presentation at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Online. (International)

Romero-Hall, E., Arslan-Ari, I., Gentry, W., Greenhalgh, S. P., Jung, Y. J., Stefaniak, J., Tiwari, S., Koehler, M. J., Rosenberg, J. M., Staudt Willet, K. B., Lockee, B., Zimmerman, H., Pérez-Edgar, K., Grant, M. M., & Ari, F. (presented 2020, November). Let’s talk about research methods: Where are we today? Presentation at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Online. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B., Heath, M. K., & Krutka, D. G. (presented 2020, April). The need for technoethics in teacher education: A critical analysis of literature. Poster presentation at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Conference was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2017, August). When a little blue bird flaps its wings: How Twitter is changing the world. Presentation at Passion Talks Conference, Passion Talks International, Google Headquarters, Mountain View, CA. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2016, August). The strength of the weak ties. Presentation at Passion Talks Conference, Passion Talks International, Google Headquarters, Mountain View, CA. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2014, October). My journey into user-centered game design. Presentation at North American Simulation and Game Association (NASAGA) International Conference, North American Simulation and Game Association (NASAGA), Baltimore, MD. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2013, October). Tension: My favorite game mechanic. Presentation at North American Simulation and Game Association (NASAGA) International Conference, North American Simulation and Game Association (NASAGA), Sarasota, FL. (International)

Willet, K. B. (presented 2001, February). The shortest closed path on an arithmetic surface. Presentation at Moravian College Student Mathematics Conference, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA. (State)

Invited Workshops (2)

Caines, A., Heath, M., Krutka, D., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2021, May). Black Mirror mad libs: Interrogating technology through dystopian storytelling. Workshop delivered at Equity Unbound, The American University in Cairo, Egypt, Online. (International) Retrieved from https://tinyurl.com/BlackMirrorTech

Staudt Willet, K. B., Rosenberg, J. M., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2020, March). R u ready 4 R? Introduction to analyzing educational Internet data using R. Workshop delivered at Students, Social Media & Schools research group at Florida State University, Online. (Local) Retrieved from https://bretsw.github.io/fsu-workshop/

Refereed Workshops (2)

Staudt Willet, K. B., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Rosenberg, J. M. (2020, November). Simple collection and powerful analysis of Twitter data using R. Workshop delivered at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Online. (International) Retrieved from https://bretsw.github.io/aect20-workshop/

Staudt Willet, K. B., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Rosenberg, J. M. (2019, October). Online data and open source tools: Analyzing educational Internet data using R. Workshop delivered at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Las Vegas, NV. (International) Retrieved from https://bretsw.github.io/aect19-workshop/

Invited Lectures and Readings of Original Work (4)

Rosenberg, J. M., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2021, April). Programmatically accessing social media (especially Twitter) data [Guest lecture for doctoral course]. CEP 991B: Social Networks II: Application of Analyses and Methods]. Delivered at Educational Psychology & Educational Technology program, Michigan State University, Online. (Local) Retrieved from https://bit.ly/twitter-sna

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2019, November). Content, conversation, & context: How educators talk to each other in Twitter #Edchat [Presentation for Educational Psychology & Educational Technology PhD program brownbag]. Delivered at Educational Psychology & Educational Technology program, Michigan State University, Online. (Local)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2018, November). Bigger is not always better: Revisiting how and why educators use Twitter #Edchat [Presentation for Educational Psychology & Educational Technology PhD program brownbag]. Delivered at Educational Psychology & Educational Technology program, Michigan State University, Online. (Local)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2017, November). Once more unto the practicum, dear friends: Research lessons from studying social interactions on social media [Presentation for Educational Psychology & Educational Technology PhD program brownbag]. Delivered at Educational Psychology & Educational Technology program, Michigan State University, Online. (Local)

Information and Communication Technology

Computer Software Development (1)

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Rosenberg, J. M. (2020). tidytags: R package for simple collection and powerful analysis of Twitter data [Computer software]. R Open Science. Retrieved from https://bretsw.github.io/tidytags/

Service

Florida State University

FSU Department Service

  • Member, Faculty Evaluation Committee (2021–present).

FSU Program Service

  • Member, Faculty Search Committee (2021–present).
  • Reviewer, Ph.D. Preliminary Exams Committee (2021).

The Profession

Guest Reviewer for Refereed Journals

  • AERA Open (2021–present).
  • Computers & Education (2021–present).
  • Journal of Applied Instructional Design (2021–present).
  • Journal of Computer Assisted Learning (2021–present).
  • Journal of Research on Technology in Education (2021–present).
  • Teaching & Teacher Education (2021-present).
  • TechTrends (2021–present).
  • American Journal of Education (2019–present).
  • Internet & Higher Education (2019–present).
  • Journal of Information Technology & Politics (2020).
  • Learning, Media & Technology (2016).

Service to Professional Associations

  • Conference Proposal Reviewer, American Educational Research Association (AERA) (2020–present).
  • Conference Proposal Reviewer, Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) (2019–present).
  • Communications Officer, Research & Theory Division, Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) (2020–2021).
  • Co-Chair, Social Media SIG, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) (2019–2021).
  • Conference Proposal Reviewer, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) (2020–2021).
  • Secretary, Research & Theory Division, Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) (2019–2020).
  • Planning Committee Member, SITE Interactive Conference, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) (2020).

Consultation

  • Black in Gaming (BIG) Foundation. Performed the role of Executive Coach: - Trained and mentored members of the core leadership team. - Designed and implemented strategy for organizational culture and collaboration through remote and asynchronous work (2020–2021).