Profile

Richard G. Fuller, D.Ed.
Associate Professor of Education (Education)
Coordinator, Business, Computer and IT Certification (Education)
Department Head, Education (Education)
fuller@rmu.edu
412-397-6029 phone (M)
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 458


Educational Background

  • Doctorate of Education, Education, Penn State University, 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration and Psychology, Muskingum University, 1978
  • Bachelor of Science, Vocational Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1998
  • Master of Education, Education, Penn State University, 1996

Professional Background

  • 2004-2006 Dean of Education for the Western School of Health and Business
  • 1997-2004 Program Director and Assistant Professor for Drexel University's Masters of Science in EMS Leadership, Allegheny Campus, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1997-2004 Staff Development/Training Consultant
  • 1992-1997 Vocational Instructor, Beattie Technical School
  • 1984-1992 Educational Director, Coordinator, Trauma and Emergency Medical Services, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • 1983-1984 Business Education Teacher, Sacred Heart High School, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1982-1983 Marketing Representative, Morgan's Computer and Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1979-1982 Business Education Teacher, Chartiers-Houston School District

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Distance Education, Technology in Education, Instructional Design and Leadership

Publications

  • Bernauer, J. & Fuller, R.G. (in press) Beyond Measurement Driven Instruction: Achieving Deep Learning in Higher Education Based on Constructivist Learning Theory, Integrated Assessment, and a Flipped Classroom Approach Journal on Excellence in College Teaching.
  • Fuller, R. G. & Semich, G. (2014) Developing a graduate level online program:  One university's move to offering an online teaching certificate for teachers, instructors and trainers. International Journal of Education and Social Science. V1,2 
  • Rafoth, M. A., Semich, G. & Fuller R. (2014 In press).  Ch.9 Interpreting Findings and Discussing Implications for all Ideologies. In Kenneth David Strang, K. D. (Ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of Research Design in Business and Management.
  • Fuller, R. G. (2012, Oct-Dec). Building empathy in online courses: Effective practical approaches, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education. V8(4)
  • (2012,) Becoming an Entrepreneur, Unit 20 Lessons 112-117 plus supplemental materials. Digital Information Management, Cengage Publishing: Columbi
  • Cox, R. & Fuller, R.G. (2012, in Press). Instructional Design for the EMS Educator. Jones and Bartlette Publishing.
  • Fuller, R. G., Kuhne, G. W. & Frye, B. (2011).  Distinctive Distance Education Design:  Models for Differentiating Online Instruction.  IGI Publishing: Hershey.
  • Fuller, R. G. and Bail, J. (2011).  Team teaching in the online graduate environment:  collaborative instruction, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education. 7(4), 72-83.
  • Lexicon of Online and Distance Education (2009) (Multi-Volume Set) Distinguished Contributing Author, (Ed. Tomei) Rowman & Littlefield Education
  • Fuller, R. G. and Kuhne, G. W. (2008, January - March).  Fostering Meaningful Interaction in Health Education On-line Courses: Matching Pedagogy To Course Types, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education. V4,1
  • Fuller, R. G. (2008).  Faculty Practices in Asynchronous Online Distance Education: A Study within Health Education Programs. VDM Verlag, Saarbrucken.
  • Fuller, R. G. (2008, February).  11 Practice Priorities to Promote Empathy in Online Courses. Online Classroom.
  • Fuller, R. G. (2006, January).  Achieving Positive Academic Compliance through Collaborative Management.  Educational Perspectives.
  • Fuller, R.G. (2005) Help!  Accreditation is Coming:  Compliance Through the Academic Lens.  Achieving Positive Academic Compliance Through Collaborative Management.  CEC Leadership Conference Proceedings. Chicago,Il.
  • Fuller, R. G. & Cox, R. (2002) Evaluator Training Program.  PA Department of Health.
  • Fuller, R. G. (2003) Johnnies daydreaming again, or is it something else.  Heart of Teaching, For Instructors. V10, 3. 
  • Fuller, R. G. (2003) Developing Asynchronous Learning Networks in Distance Education,  Sloan-C Conference, Orlando Florida, November, 2003 Conference Proceedings.
  • Fuller, R. G. (2003)  Eight phases for making the Transition to Online Teaching and Learning.  Blackboard Users Conference Proceedings, Baltimore.

Presentations

  • 2015 - Flipping your classroom: What does that really mean? Models of success and opportunity Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators Annual Conference, Harrisburg, PA October 28, 2015
  • 2013 - The Art of Facilitating Discussion Boards Using the 4 Course Model, 19th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning. Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. November 22, 2013
  • 2013 - Online Classroom Management, Structuring Your LMS, 19th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning. Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. November 20, 2013.
  • 2013 - Creating Online Interactive Pedagogies, Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators Annual Conference, Harrisburg, PA October 23-25, 2013.
  • 2013 - Online Classroom Management, Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators Annual Conference, Harrisburg, PA October 23-25, 2013.
  • 2012 - Building Empathy in Online Courses, 18th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning. Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. October 10-12, 2012.
  • 2012 - Best Practices for Active Engaged Online Teaching and Learning (workshop) PACTE 40th Annual Teacher Education Assembly October 27, 2012.
  • 2012 - Team Teaching in the Online Environment: Collaborative Instruction PACTE 40th Annual Teacher Education Assembly October 27 , 2012
  • 2012 - Developing an Online Graduate Teaching Certificate Program, 18th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning. Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. October 10-12, 2012.
  • 2012 - Developing a K-12 Online Graduate Teaching Certificate, Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators Annual Conference, Harrisburg, PA October 25th, 2012.
  • 2012 - Building Empathy In Your Online Courses Through Interactive Practice Priorities, Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators Annual Conference, Harrisburg, PA October 25th, 2012.
  • 2011 - Situational Online Teaching and Learning: Interactive Instruction Through Four Course Types. 17th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning. Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. November 9-11
  • 2011 - Team Teaching in the Online Environment: Collaborative Instruction PACTE 40th Annual Teacher Education Assembly October 27 , 2011
  • 2011 - Best Practices for Active Engaged Online Teaching and Learning (workshop) PACTE 40th Annual Teacher Education Assembly October 27, 2011.
  • 2010 - Can I really Teach that Online? A workshop for college professors PACTE 39th Annual Teacher Education Assembly, Harrisburg, PA October 2010.
  • 2009 - An Innovative Approach to the Development of Teacher Candidate e-Portfolios Using the Presentation Software Model. PACTE 38th Annual Teacher Education Assembly, Harrisburg, PA October 2009.
  • 2008 - Team Teaching in the Online Graduate Environment: Collaborative Instruction, 14th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning, November, Orlando.
  • 2007 - Creating Four Types of Online Collaborative Learning Environments in Higher Education: Lessons Learned, 13th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning, November 2007, Orlando.
  • 2007 - Government Use of Web-Based Continuing Education : A Case Study, March 2007, Blackboard User?s Conference. Duquesne University.
  • 2007 - Creating Four Types of Blackboard Online Collaborative Student Learning Environments in Graduate and Undergraduate Education: Lessons Learned from the Trenches, March 2007, Blackboard User?s Conference. Duquesne University.
  • 2007 - Creating Four Types of Online Collaborative Learning Environments in Higher Education: Lessons Learned, 13th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning, November 2007, Orlando.
  • 2007 - Empathy Building in Online Courses Through Interactive Practice Priorities, 13th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning, November 2007, Orlando
  • 2007 - Eight Phases for Surviving the Transition To Blackboard Teaching and Learning, March 2007, Blackboard User?s Conference. Duquesne University.
  • 2003 - Developing Asynchronous Learning Networks in Distance Education, Sloan-C Research Conference, Orlando Florida, November, 2003

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Richard


Summer 2016: Doctora
Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • EDML8110-A
  • 06:00-10:00 PM WMFuller3 (05/09-06/30/16)7 Seats
  • EDML8110-SR
  • -ONLINEFFuller4 (06/27-08/17/16)5 Seats

    Fall 2016
    Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • ECED4200-C1
  • -APPTMFuller1 (08/29-12/17/16) Seats
  • ECED4205-A
  • -APPTMFuller1 (08/29-12/17/16) Seats
  • EDUC4510-C1
  • 07:30-04:30 PMMTWRFMFuller1 (08/29-12/17/16) Seats
  • EDUC4520-C1
  • 07:30-04:30 PMMTWRFMFuller1 (08/29-12/17/16) Seats
  • EDUC4530-C1
  • 07:30-04:30 PMMTWRFMFuller1 (08/29-12/17/16) Seats
  • EDUC4540-C1
  • 07:30-04:30 PMMTWRFMFuller1 (08/29-12/17/16) Seats
  • EDUC4550-C1
  • 07:30-04:30 PMMTWRFMFuller1 (08/29-12/17/16) Seats
  • EDUC6120-A
  • -ONLINEIFuller2 (08/27-10/21/16)15 Seats
  • EDUC6555-A
  • 07:30-04:30 PMMTWRFMFuller1 (08/29-12/17/16) Seats
  • EDUC6570-A
  • 07:30-04:30 PMMTWRFMFuller1 (08/29-12/17/16) Seats
  • EDUC6580-A
  • 07:30-04:30 PMMTWRFMFuller1 (08/29-12/17/16) Seats
  • EDUC6590-A
  • 07:30-04:30 PMMTWRFMFuller1 (08/29-12/17/16) Seats
  • EDUC6620-A
  • -ONLINEIFuller4 (10/22-12/17/16)16 Seats