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Robert Kenny

Department Chair – Leadership, Technology and Research, Associate Professor - Educational Technology
Phone: (239) 590-1147
E-Mail: rkenny@fgcu.edu
Office: MH - #292


Dr. Robert F. Kenny is Chair of the Department of Leadership, Technology & Research in the College of Education and an associate professor of educational technology. His major duties and responsibilities include providing leadership, guidance, and service to the department by way of:

  • Coordinating faculty professional development;
  • Program accreditation and approval efforts for the educational technology program;
  • Planning, scheduling, and implementing strategic and operational plans;
  • Acting as liaison to the dean as part of the college leadership team.

In addition to his chair’s duties, Dr. Kenny also teaches graduate courses for the educational technology masters and certificate programs. His research interests include assessing and evaluating the effectiveness of video games as a tool to enhance academic achievement, evaluating psychological and cognitive responses to visual media, digital narrative and cognition, interactive e-Learning, and re-inventing school media centers and public libraries into creative participatory learning centers.

For more information, please review Dr. Kenny’s curriculum vita.

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