K. Bret Staudt Willet, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Florida State University
Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies
Department of Educational Psychology & Learning Systems
College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences


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Office: Stone Building, 1114 W. Call St., Tallahassee, FL 32306


General Information

Professional Preparation

  • Ph.D. (2021), Michigan State University.
    • Major: Educational Psychology & Educational Technology.
    • Advisors: 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). 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 & Research.
  • B.A. (2003), Bucknell University.
    • Major: Mathematics & Sociology.

Nondegree Education and Training

  • Applying the QM Rubric. Quality Matters. (2022).
  • Data Science: Foundations Using R. Coursera. (2017-2020).
  • Methods for Analyzing & Modeling Textual Data. Summer School Series on Methods for Computational Social Science. (2018).
  • Game Design and Facilitation. The Thiagi Group. (2012).

Professional Experience

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

Honors, Awards, and Prizes

  • McJulien Scholar Best Paper Award from the Culture, Learning, & Technology Division, Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) (2023).
  • Early Career Scholar Award from the Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching & Learning Special Interest Group (TACTL SIG), American Educational Research Association (AERA) (2023).
  • Marvalene Hughes Research in Education Conference Travel Award, Florida State University, College of Education (2023). ($2,000).
  • Nominated: COE Teaching Award for Graduate Teaching, Florida State University, College of Education (2023).
  • Qualitative Inquiry Award from the AECT Foundation and Research & Theory Division, Association for Educational Communications & Technology (2022). ($750).
  • Best Paper Award from the Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching & Learning Special Interest Group (TACTL SIG), American Educational Research Association (AERA) (2022).
  • Marvalene Hughes Research in Education Conference Travel Award, Florida State University, College of Education (2022). ($700).
  • Nominated: COE Teaching Award for Graduate Teaching (not eligible to win), Florida State University, College of Education (2022).
  • Outstanding Service Award from the Research & Theory Division, Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) (2021).
  • Best Fully Online Course - CEP 817, 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 SITE 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).
  • Outstanding Paper Award at the 2019 SITE International Conference, Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) (2019).
  • Disciplinary Leadership Award, Michigan State University, Council of Graduate Students (2019). ($2,000).
  • Professional Development Award, Michigan State University, Council of Graduate Students (2018). ($500).
  • Outstanding Paper Award at the 2017 SITE 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)
  • International Game Developers Association (IGDA)
  • International Society for Self-Directed Learning (ISSDL)
  • Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR)

Teaching

Courses Taught

  • Learning & Web Analytics (EME6356)
  • Introduction to Instructional Systems (EME5601)
  • Synthesis, Analysis, and Argumentation in Instructional Systems Research (EME6665)
  • Instructional Systems Research Seminar (EDG6362)
  • Inquiry and Measurement for Practitioners (EDF5442)
  • Applied Research Methods in Learning Design & Performance Technology (EDF5492)
  • Evaluation of Instruction & Training in Human-Performance Technology (EME6357)

Doctoral Committee Chair (7 current, 3 graduates)

  • Aguilar, V., doctoral student.
  • Arthur, A., doctoral candidate.
  • Catteeuw, C., doctoral student.
  • Fairclough, K., doctoral candidate.
  • Madison, C., doctoral candidate.
  • Morris, V., doctoral candidate.
  • Na, H., doctoral candidate.
  • Smith, C., Ed.D. graduate 2023. Culturally Inclusive Instructional Strategies Implemented by Designers-by-Assignment in Higher Education Student Services.
  • Stoutjesdyk, J., Ed.D. graduate 2023. An Investigation into Florida High School English Teachers’ Response to CS/HB 1467.
  • Wick, J., Ed.D. graduate 2023. Middle School Teachers’ Perceptions on the Effectiveness and Relevance of Mandated Professional Development.

Doctoral Committee Member (13 current, 8 graduates)

  • Archer, T., doctoral candidate (Higher Education).
  • Bean, W., doctoral candidate (Sport Psychology).
  • Crombie, M. doctoral candidate.
  • DeBord, E., doctoral candidate.
  • He, D., doctoral candidate.
  • Hrabcak, J., doctoral student (Sport Psychology).
  • Lewis, A., doctoral candidate.
  • Lott, S., doctoral candidate.
  • Pryor, T., doctoral candidate.
  • Sementelli, R., doctoral candidate.
  • West, L., doctoral candidate.
  • Xu, J., doctoral candidate.
  • Young, K., doctoral candidate.
  • Choi, H., Ph.D. graduate 2022. Situational Motivation and Participation in Online Discussion: A Multiple Case Study.
  • Clifford, S., Ed.D. graduate 2023. The Impact of Trainer Self-Efficacy and Technology Adoption on Learning Performance.
  • Graham, D., Ed.D. graduate 2022. Teacher Perception on the Use of Game-Based Learning in the Title 1 ELA Curriculum.
  • Johnston, R., Ph.D. graduate 2023. Characteristics of High-Performing Volunteer Nonprofit Board Members.
  • Jones, M., Ed.D. graduate 2022. Supporting LGBTQ+ Students in Online Environments: A Qualitative Study of Higher Education Initiatives and Leadership Practices in Large Public Universities.
  • Kent, H., Ph.D. graduate 2022. Informal Learning to Support Volunteer Work.
  • Medina, J., Ed.D. graduate 2023. Informal Learning in the Workplace: A Study of a Municipal Utility in the Southeast.
  • Pappas, S., Ed.D. graduate 2024. What Motivates Business Students’ Internship Enrollment Decisions? Exploring Factors Influential to Decision-Making.

Invited Guest Lectures (14)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2024). Self-directed learning for mechanical engineering problem-solving [Guest lecture for graduate students]. Mechanical Engineering department, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering.

Staudt Willet, K. B., & He, D. (2023). Task/project management in grad school [Guest lecture for doctoral students]. Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies program, Florida State University.

Greenhalgh, S., Hu, A., Rosenberg, J., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2023). A conversation about what ChatGPT is, how it is impacting universities, and how might we make “good” use of it [Panel]. College of Education, Michigan State University.

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2022). 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. (2022). Picture this: Telling data stories through visualizations [Guest lecture for Master’s course Teaching with Technology]. Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2022). The front page of the internet: Reflections from studying Reddit [Guest lecture for Master’s course Digital Media and Educational Psychology]. University of Tübingen, Germany.

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2021). Finding the right balance: Risk and societal benefit from big data [Guest lecture for Doctoral course Core Methods in Educational Data Mining]. Teachers College, Columbia University.

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

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 (22)

Greenhow, C., Lewin, C., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2023). Teachers without borders: Professional learning spanning social media, place, and time. Learning, Media and Technology, 48(4), 666-684. doi:10.1080/17439884.2023.2209326

Smith, C., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2023). A model for culturally sustaining instructional design. Journal of Applied Instructional Design, 12(2). doi:10.59668/722.13027

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2023). Early career teachers’ expansion of professional learning networks with social media. Professional Development in Education. doi:10.1080/19415257.2023.2178481

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Rosenberg, J. M. (2023). The design and effects of data science workshops for early career researchers. Journal of Formative Design in Learning, 7, 83-97. doi:10.1007/s41686-023-00083-7

Na, H., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2022). Affinity and anonymity benefitting early career teachers in the r/Teachers subreddit. Journal of Research on Technology in Education doi:10.1080/15391523.2022.2150727

Muljana, P. S., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Luo, T. (2022). Adjusting sails for changing winds: Exploring Reddit use for professional purposes in higher education. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 34(3), 679–707. doi:10.1007/s12528-022-09317-2

Krutka, D. G., Caines, A., Heath, M. K., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2021). Black Mirror pedagogy: Dystopian stories for technoskeptical imaginations. Journal of Interactive Pedagogy and Technology, 20. https://cuny.manifoldapp.org/read/black-mirror-pedagogy-dystopian-stories-for-technoskeptical-imaginations-5df256c8-ca16-45e1-9d1a-e68593443990/section/962a7c17-50d0-4e7a-aafe-483d077ed4bb

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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. doi:10.1080/15391523.2020.1722978

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. doi:10.1080/15348423.2019.1696121

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. 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. doi:10.1177/2372732219865290

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. doi:10.1080/15391523.2019.1611507

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. 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. 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. 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 David C. Gibson, & Marilyn N. Ochoa (Eds.), Research highlights in technology and teacher education 2021 (pp. 59-68). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). https://learntechlib.org/p/220334/

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). 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). 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). 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). http://www.learntechlib.com/p/180960/

Refereed Book Chapters (2)

Greenhow, C. M., Galvin, S. M., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Chapman, A. L. (2023). Social media and learning. In R. J. Tierney, F. Rizvi, & K. Ercikan (Eds.), International encyclopedia of education (4th ed., pp. 431-442). Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-818630-5.14040-0

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. 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). 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). 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). 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). 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). 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). 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). 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). 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. 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). 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). 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). 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). 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). https://www.learntechlib.org/p/177363/

Invited Reviews (1)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2022). Review of Griffin, M. M., & Zinskie, C. D. (Eds.). (2021). Social media: Influences on education. Information Age Publishing. TechTrends, 66, 380-382.

Presentations

Refereed Papers at Conferences (34)

Na, H., Staudt Willet, K. B., He, D., Kim, C., Shi, H., & Hur, J. (presented 2024, April). Unpacking discussions of ChatGPT in 25 education-related subreddits. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA. (National)

Smith, C., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2024, April). Finding culturally inclusive instructional strategies: “Because of who I mm, not in spite of”. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA. (National)

Wei, S., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Bi, R. (presented 2024, April). AI literacy in the wild: Discourse in an online forum of AI painting. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA. (National)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2024, February). Beginning teachers’ self-directed learning: Improving instructional practice through social media use. Paper presented at 37th International Self-Directed Learning Symposium, International Society for Self-Directed Learning (ISSDL), Cocoa Beach, FL. (National)

He, D., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2023, October). Interrogating education research through an invisible labor lens. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Orlando, FL. (National)

Na, H., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2023, October). Exploring educators’ perceptions of ChatGPT: For whom is it useful and easy to use?. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Orlando, FL. (National)

Smith, C., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2023, October). A model for culturally sustaining instructional design. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Orlando, FL. (National)

Staudt Willet, K. B., & Na, H. (2023, October). Chatting about ChatGPT: Posts and comments in 25 education-related subreddits. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Orlando, FL. (National) https://bretsw.com/aect23-chatgpt/

Akcaoglu, M., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2023, April). The nature of online discussions: Structure, content, and discourse in whole class versus small groups. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL. (National)

Na, H., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2023, April). I wanna go where nobody knows my name: Affinity and anonymity in the r/Teachers subreddit. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL. (National)

Na, H., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2022, October). A gentle bootcamp for beginning teachers: Subreddit r/Teachers. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Las Vegas, NV. (National)

Staudt Willet, K. B., & He, D. (presented 2022, October). Making the invisible visible: Reframing how we see educators’ professional activity. Paper presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Las Vegas, NV. (National)

Dennen, V., Staudt Willet, K. B., Mitchell, L., & Kent, H. (presented 2022, July). Networks of interest and collaboration in a doctoral program. Paper presented at Sunbelt 2022, International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), Online. (International)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2022, April). More opportunities, more costs: Early career teachers’ support systems on social media. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, CA. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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 National, 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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

Refereed Papers at Symposia (3)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2023, April). Social media’s impact on instruction: Beginning teachers’ self-directed professional learning. In Eric Richter & Jeffrey P. Carpenter (Chair), International perspective on advantages and disadvantages of teachers’ social media use. Symposium conducted at the meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (National) https://bretsw.com/aera23-teachers-social-media/

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. (National)

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. (National)

Invited Keynote and Plenary Presentations at Conferences (1)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2023). Teachers’ self-directed learning: Possibilities and perils. Plenary presentation at II International Online Congress on Social Networks and Teacher Training. University of Sevilla, Spain. (International). https://bretsw.com/sevilla23/

Invited Presentations at Conferences (1)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2023). Discussant reflections: Teacher use of social media for teaching and professional development. Discussant notes presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL. (National). https://bretsw.com/aera23-teachers-social-media/

Refereed Presentations at Conferences (16)

Staudt Willet, K. B., Carpenter, J. P., & Na, H. (presented 2024, April). Nobody goes there anymore, it’s too crowded: Historic retrospective of Twitter #Edchat. Poster presentation at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA. (National)

Wofford, A., Perez-Felkner, L., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Nhien, C. (presented 2024, March). Examining organizational structures at minority-serving institutions: An analysis of terminology in computing-related graduate education. Poster presentation at Association for Education Finance & Policy (AEFP) Annual Conference, Association for Education Finance & Policy (AEFP), Baltimore, MD. (National)

Feigenbaum, L., Brewer, V., Sprenkle, S., He, D., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Dennen, V. (presented 2023, October). Using social network analysis to explore interest, collaborations, and needs for Ed.D. cohort community. Poster presentation at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Orlando, FL. (National)

Smith, C., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2023, October). Culturally sustaining strategies implemented by designers-by-assignment in higher education student services. Poster presentation at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Orlando, FL. (National)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (presented 2023, March). Making the invisible visible: Devs with kids roundtable (presented by the IGDA). Roundtable at Game Developers Conference (GDC), San Francisco, CA. (National)

Wiley, D., Caskurlu, S., Ifenthaler, D., Ocak, C., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Castellanos-Reyes, D. (presented 2022, October). Learning analytics for continuous improvement: An instructional design perspective. Presentation at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Las Vegas, NV. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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. (National)

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 (3)

Staudt Willet, K. B. (2022, March). Remembering you’re just one in 11: An introduction to social network analysis. Workshop delivered at Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Research & Theory Division webinar series. (National) https://bretsw.github.io/aect22-workshop

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) 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) 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. (National) 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. (National) 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) 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. (2022). tidytags: Importing and analyzing Twitter data collected with Twitter Archiving Google Sheets [Computer software]. R Open Science. https://docs.ropensci.org/tidytags/

Contracts and Grants

Contracts and Grants Funded ($296,278)

  • Staudt Willet, K. B. (Apr 2023). Dean’s Circle Research Transition Incentive Funding. Funded by Florida State University, College of Education. Total award $1,000. I was the PI for this grant.
  • Staudt Willet, K. B. (Feb 2023). Open Access Publishing fund: Early career teachers’ expansion of professional learning networks with social media; Article published in Professional Development in Education. Funded by Florida State University, College of Education. Total award $3,000. I was the PI for this grant.
  • Wofford, A., Perez-Felkner, L., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (Jan 2023–Jun 2025). Sloan: Aligning Graduate Education and Workforce Opportunities: A Robust, Equity-Focused Landscape Scan of Computing Terminology. Funded by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Total award $249,978 I am a Co-PI for this grant.
  • Staudt Willet, K. B. (May 2022–Aug 2022). CRC FYAP: Beginning Teachers’ Self-Directed Professional Learning Through Social Media: Impacts on Instructional Practice. Funded by Florida State University, Council on Research and Creativity. Total award $20,000. I was the PI for this grant.
  • Staudt Willet, K. B. (Jan 2021–Apr 2021). Dissertation Completion Fellowship: Into the Edu-verse: Early-Career Educators Seeking Induction Support on Social Media. Funded by Michigan State University, College of Education. Total award $7,000. I was the PI for this grant.
  • Staudt Willet, K. B. (Jan 2020). Research Practicum/Dissertation Development Fellowship. Funded by Michigan State University, College of Education. Total award $1,300. I was the PI for this grant.
  • Staudt Willet, K. B. (Jan 2019). Research Practicum/Dissertation Development Fellowship. Funded by Michigan State University, College of Education. Total award $2,000. I was the PI for this grant.
  • Staudt Willet, K. B. (May 2018–Aug 2019). Summer Research Renewable Fellowship: How Educators Connect with Each Other on Social Media as Part of Their Lifelong Learning: Social Interactions in Twitter #Edchat. Funded by Michigan State University, College of Education. Total award $12,000. I was the PI for this grant.

Contracts and Grants Pending

Frank, K., Maroulis, S., Xu, R., Rosenberg, J. M., Saw, G., Lin, Q., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (Jan 2024). IES: Sensitivity Analysis for Statistical Advances that Inform Evidence Use and Knowledge Mobilization. Submitted to Institute for Education Sciences. Total requested: $898,387. I would serve as a co-PI on this grant project.

Myers, J., Ecton, W. G., Fendler, R., Grace, C., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (Jul 2023). Project EVIDENT: Evaluating Visual Information and Data to Enhance oNline Thinking. Submitted to USDOEd American History and Civics-National Activities grant. Total requested: $320,584. I would serve as a co-PI on this grant project.

Staudt Willet, K. B. (Jul 2023). NSF CAREER: Developing STEM Teachers’ Culturally Affirming Self-Teaching (CAST) Through a Mobile Game. Submitted to National Science Foundation. Total requested: $870,598. I would serve as the solo PI on this grant project.

Contracts and Grants Denied

  • Staudt Willet, K. B., Kim, A., & Xue, H. (Jan 2023). SEED: Leveling Up the Culturally Sustaining Self-Directed Learning of Black Game Developers. Submitted to Florida State University, Council on Research and Creativity. Total requested $97,368. I was the PI for this grant proposal.
  • Staudt Willet, K. B., Kim, A., & Xue, H. (Sep 2022). SEED: Leveling Up the Self-Directed Learning of Early Career Black Game Developers. Submitted to Florida State University, Council on Research and Creativity. Total requested $62,150. I was the PI for this grant proposal.
  • Staudt Willet, K. B. (Oct 2019). NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship: Into the Edu-verse: Early-Career Educators Seeking Induction Support on Social Media. Submitted to the National Academy of Education. Total requested $27,500. I was the PI for this grant proposal.

Service

Florida State University

FSU College Service

  • Member, Faculty Advisory Committee (2023-present)

FSU Department Service

  • Member, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (2022-present).
  • Member, Faculty Evaluation Committee (2021–2023).

FSU Program Service

  • Academic Director, ISLT Ph.D. Program (2022-present).
  • Liaison, Morgan Studio (2022-present).
  • Coordinator, ISLT Brown Bag Series (2022-2023).
  • Member, Faculty Search Committee (2021–2022).
  • Reviewer, Ph.D. Preliminary Exams Committee (2021-2022).

The Profession

Guest Editing for Refereed Journals

  • Greenhow, C. M., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Carpenter, J. P. (Eds.). (2023-2024). Learning with social media in an algorithmic age: Opportunities and challenges for education [Special Issue]. Information and Learning Sciences.

Editorial Board Memberships

  • Journal of Research on Technology in Education (2023–present).

Guest Reviewer for Refereed Journals (64 reviews)

  • AERA Open (2021).
  • American Journal of Education (2019-2020).
  • Computers & Education (2021–present).
  • Contemporary Educational Technology (2023-present).
  • Contemporary Issues in Technology & Teacher Education (2021).
  • EdTechnica (2022).
  • International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education (2023–present).
  • Internet & Higher Education (2019–present).
  • Journal of Applied Instructional Design (2023-present).
  • Journal of Computer Assisted Learning (2021).
  • Journal of Information Technology & Politics (2020).
  • Journal of Research on Technology in Education (2021–present).
  • Journal of Science Education & Technology (2023-present).
  • Learning, Media & Technology (2016).
  • Professional Development in Education (2022-present).
  • Review of Educational Research (2023-present).
  • Routledge Open Research (2023-present).
  • Teaching & Teacher Education (2021-present).
  • TechTrends (2021).

Service to Professional Associations

  • President, Research & Theory Division, Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) (2023-2024).
  • Chair, Devs with Kids SIG, International Game Developers Association (IGDA) (2022-present).
  • President-Elect, Research & Theory Division, Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) (2022–2023).
  • Conference Planning Committee Member, Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) (2022–2023).
  • 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).
  • Conference Planning Committee Member, SITE Interactive Conference, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) (2020).

Service to the Community

  • Treasurer, Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO), Kate Sullivan Elementary School (Leon County Schools) (2023–present).
  • Treasurer-Elect, Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO), Kate Sullivan Elementary School (Leon County Schools) (2022–2023).
  • Member, Teacher Appreciation Committee, Kate Sullivan Elementary School (Leon County Schools) (2022–2023).

Consultation

Additional Service Not Reported Elsewhere

  • Staudt Willet, K. B. (2023). [Public outreach] Question Booth at Tallahassee First Friday Monthly Festival. Ask-A-Scientist.
  • Staudt Willet, K. B. (2023). [Guest presentation] Introducing Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies (ISLT). Leadership Tallahassee.
  • Staudt Willet, K. B. (2023). [Public outreach] Gaming Livestream on Twitch.tv. Ask-A-Scientist. https://bretsw.com/post/ask-a-scientist/