Recent Invited Online Publications:

  1. Peck, K. L. (2013, March) The Evolving Role of “Teacher” in a MOOCs and Badges World. In Evolllution. Available at:

  2. Peck, K. L. (2012, November) Digital Badges: A More Viable Currency for Returning
    Adult Students?. In Evolllution. Available at:

  3. Peck, K. L. (2012, August) MoocDonalds: Are MOOCs Fast Food?. In Evolllution.
    Available at:

  4. Peck, K. L. (2012, July) Re-placing Educators: How Innovation is Changing the Teaching Role. In Evolllution. Available at:

  5. Peck, K. L. (2012, June) Will Badging Overcome “The Frankenstein Effect?” In Evolllution. Available at:

  6. Peck, K. L. (2012, June) Digital Badges: Catalyst in the Evolution of Higher Education or “Killer App” for Alternatives? In Evolllution. Available at:

U.S. Department of Education Reports

Wijekumar, K., Hitchcock, J., Turner, H., Lei, P., & Peck, K. (2009) A Multisite Cluster Randomized Trial of the Effects of CompassLearning Odyssey[R] Math on the Math Achievement of Selected Grade 4 Students in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Final Report. NCEE 2009-4068.  Available at:

Johnson, K. E., Peck, K., & Wise, J. (2007). Subgroups and adequate yearly progress in Mid-Atlantic Region schools (Issues & Answers Report, REL 2007–No. 028). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic. Retrieved from

Johnson, K.E., Peck, K., & Wise, J. (2007). The students with disabilities subgroup and adequate yearly progress in Mid-Atlantic Region schools. (Issues & Answers Report, REL 2007–No. 018). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic. Retrieved from


Jonassen, D. H., Peck, K. L., & Wilson, B. G. (1999)  Learning with Technology:  A Constructivist Perspective.  Merrill /Prentice-Hall:  Upper Saddle River, NJ.

Hannafin, M. J. & Peck, K. L  (1988)   The Design, Development, and Evaluation of Instructional Software.  Macmillan Publishing Company:  New York.  (Chosen as 1989 "Outstanding Book in Instructional Development" by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT))

Hannafin, M. J. & Peck, K. L  (1988)   Instructor's Manual for The Design, Development, and Evaluation of Instructional Software.  Macmillan Publishing Company:  New York.

Book Chapters and Sections:

Peck, K. L. & Sprenger, K. (In Press - 2008). One-to-One Educational Computing:  Ten Lessons for Successful Implementation. In J. Voogt & G. Knezek (Eds.), International handbook of information technology in primary and secondary education (pp. xxx-xxx). New York: Springer.

Peck, K. L  (2001)  “Our Biggest Challenge:  Proving the Power of Technologies in Educational Settings.” In  Branch, R. M. & Fitzgerald, M. A., Eds.  Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2001 (v 26).  Libraries Unlimited, Inc: Englewood, CO.

Peck, K. L  (1996)  Questioning "The Way We Are Headed." In  Kincheloe, Steinberg, & Gresson, Eds.  Measured Lies:  The Bell Curve Examined.  St. Martin's Press.

Peck, K. L  (1994)  Concurrent Authoring:  A Powerful Idea No Longer Ahead of its Time.  In W. Milehim, Ed.  Authoring Systems Software for Computer-Based Training.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ:  Educational Technology Publications.

Schuerman, R. L. & Peck, K. L. (1991)  “Menu Design and Usage Patterns in Computer-assisted Instruction.”  In Hirschbuhl, J.J., Ed,  Computers inEducation, Sixth Edition.  Dushkin Publishing Group, Inc:  Guilford, CT.

Book Reviews:

Peck, K. L  (1997)  Brave New Schools:  Challenging Cultural Literacy through Global Learning Networks. American Journal of Distance Education. 11 (2), 75-76.

Peck, K. L  (1996)  Educator’s Internet Companion.  Educational Leadership. 53(5), 90.

Peck, K. L  (1992)  Distance Education:  The Foundations of Effective Practice.  The American Journal of Distance Education.

Computer Software:

Peck, K. L. & Puzatkin, O., "The Rubric Processor" – An online tool for assessing higher-order and complex products and performances, available through EduCatalyst, Inc.

Achterberg, C., Matheson, D., Peck, K., Augustine, C., & Alchorn, W.  Ship to Shore:  A Multidisciplinary Simulation of Columbus' Second Visit to the New World. 

Yates-Hendrix, E., Peck, K. L.  (1990).  Diagnosing Reading Abilities:  A HyperCard-based Simulation for Teachers.  Published by Intellimation.  (1991 Award Winner for Outstanding Practice in Instructional Development: Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)).

Peck, K. L. & Schrader, S.  IntroSpect :  A Software Tool to Improve Teachers' Questioning Skill. (Version 4.0)  Currently available from Authors.  Soon to be distributed by Intellimation.

Television Programs:

Preparing Teachers for the 21st Century:  Partnerships for In-Service Faculty Development.  Interviewed and served as panelist for national satellite teleconference produced by Old Dominion University.  Aired live, on March 6. 1998, and recorded for videotape distribution.

Time Out Penn State.  Interviewed about the Link to Learn Professional Development Project for "half time minute" during Penn State men's and women's basketball games.  (January, 1998)

The Kids are Wired:  The Internet in the Classroom.  Thirty minute video aired on public television stations in Pennsylvania that discussed the Internet, showed how to use it, and showed it’s power in the classroom.  (April, 1997)

Straight Talk:  Innovation in Education.  Thirty minute “debate” innovation in education produced by WTAJ, Johnstown, PA.  Panelists included K. Peck, June Merryman, and Peg Luksic.  (April, 1995)

Taking Note.  Fifteen minute interview on "Reinventing Education:  A Progress Report," produced by WPSX-TV, University Park, PA.  Rebroadcast several times via cable television.  (March, 1994)

Taking Note.  Fifteen minute interview on "Reinventing American Schools," produced by WPSX-TV, University Park, PA.  Rebroadcast several times via cable television.

Touching the Future:  An Interview with Kyle L. Peck.  Thirty minute interview on the Reinvention of Education and progress made by the R.E.A.L. Initiative, a collaborative venture with the Bellefonte Area School District.  Produced on November 5th, 1992, by WPSX-TV, University Park, PA, to be rebroadcast several times via cable television.

Reinventing Education:  Technology's Role.  Served as moderator of this nationally broadcast, satellite-based, interactive teleconference.  Also served on organizing committee.  Guests included Robert Pearlman (AFT), Lewis Perelman (Hudson Institute), and Bob Hughes (Boeing). Produced by WITF-TV, Harrisburg, PA.  Aired January 21, 1991.  Rebroadcast by Pennarama and other cable television suppliers.

Taking Note.  Fifteen minute interview on parental choice of schools, produced by WPSX-TV, University Park, PA.  Rebroadcast several times via cable television.

Communities and Their Schools:  The Reinvention of American Education.  One of five panelists on this 90-minute, nationally distributed discussion.  Other Panelists included Adam Urbansky, President of the Rochester Federation of Teachers; Paul Schwarz, Co-Director of the Central Park East High School; Tom King, Founder of the Saturn School in Minneapolis.

Radio Programs:

Happy Valley Viewpoint.  Radio Interview with WMAJ radio in State College about proposed Charter School.  (February 25, 1998)

The Best of Our Knowledge.  Radio interview hosted by Karen Kelly and produced WAMC-Northeast Public Radio, Albany, NY.  Available on audio cassette.  (February 16, 1995)

Newspaper Articles:

Peck, K. L. (2001)  Teachers Need Tools.  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA), October 10, 2001. (Available at )

Peck, K. L. (2001)  Choice: In a Diverse Community it Makes Sense.  Centre Daily Times (State College, PA), March 18, 2001. p. 11A. (Invited Editorial)

Articles Published in Professional Journals:

Wang, S, Peck, K. L. & Chern, J.  (2008)  Difference in time influencing creativity performance between design and management majors. Journal of Technology and Design Education.  Available at

Peck, K. L. & Sprenger, K.  (2007)  What we know about One-to-One Computing.  In Academic Intersections:  An Online Journal for Higher Education.  Available at

Peck, K. L.  (2007)  Preparing a Skilled Workforce in an Age of Options.  Journal of Korean HRD Research, 2(1), 1-23.

Peck, K. L.  (2007)  Preparing a Skilled Workforce in an Age of Options.  In Proceedings of the Strategic Human Resource Development Conference at Chung Ang University, 7-32.

Peck, K. L., Augustine, C., & Popp, J. D. (2003)  The AECT Project: Modeling the Effective Use of Technology in Teacher Preparation.  Tech Trends, 47(2), 21-23.

Zhang, K. & Peck, K. L. (2003) The Effects of Peer-Controlled or Moderated Online Collaboration on Group Problem Solving.  Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 29(3), 93-112.

Peck, K. L. (2000)  Above and Beyond the Call of Duty.  Tech Trends, 44 (1), 4.

Toci, M., & Peck, K. L. (1998)  A Systems Approach to Improving Technology Use in Education.  Canadian Journal of Educational Communication. 27(1), 19-30.

Peck, K. L. (1998)  The Best Way to Predict the Future.  Learning and Media26 (2), 8-9.

Peck, K. L. (1998)  Ready, Fire, Aim!  Toward Meaningful Technology Standards for Educators and Students.  Tech Trends, 43 (2), 47-53.

Peck, K. L. & Carr, A. A.  (1997)  Restoring Public Confidence in Schools through Systems Thinking.  International Journal of Educational Reform, 6 (3), 316-323.

Gibbs, W. J. & Peck, K. L.  (1995)  An approach to designing computer-based evaluation of student constructed responses:  Effects on achievement and instructional time.  Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 6(2), 99-119.

Pastore, R. S. & Peck, K. L.  (1994)  The effects of computer-assisted systematic observation on the attitudes and efficiencies of pre-service teachers.  Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education, 3(1), 91-100.

Peck, K. L. & Dorricott, D.  (1994)  Why use technology?  Educational Leadership, 51(7), 11-14.

Peck, K. L. (1994)  Night and Day:  The Current and Future Uses of Technologies in American Schools.  In Proceedings of the First Invitational Conference on Restructuring Education, Sponsored by The European Community, Haarlem, The Netherlands.  April, 1994.

Peck, K. L. & Dorricott, D.  (1993)  Of snerks and sprinks and outcome-based education.  Pennsylvania Educational Leadership  13(1), 27-39.

Peck, K. L., Borghi, L., & Ourusoff, N  (1992)  Technology as a support system for educational innovation.  Technology's Role in Nurturing Educational and Societal Innovation:  Report of the Third East/West Seminar on New Technologies in Education held in Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1991.

Leso, T. & Peck, K. L. (1992)  Computer anxiety and different types of computer courses.  Journal of Educational Computing Research.8(4), 469-478.

Peck, K. L. & Augustine, C.  (1992)  Re-Thinking Education:  Implications for Curriculum and Facilities.  Pennsylvania Educational Leadership, 12(1), 19-24.

Ahern, T. C., Peck, K. L., & Laycock, M. (1992)  The effects of teacher discourse in computer-mediated discussion.  Journal of Educational Computing Research8(3), 291-309.

Peck, K. L.  (1991)  Before looking for the gas pedal:  A call for entrepreneurial leadership in American schools.  Education.  111(4), 516-520.

Peck, K. L.  (1991)  We may be lost, but we're making good time:  why we must reinvent even the very best schools.  Pennsylvania Educational Leadership, 11(1), 4-7.

Peck, K. L.  (1991)  Lurching into the future with outcome-based education. Pennsylvania School Boards Association Bulletin, 56(4), 31-33.

Schuerman, R. L. & Peck, K. L. (1991)  Menu Design and Usage Patterns in Computer-assisted Instruction.  Journal of Computer-based Instruction, 18(3), 93-98.

Bise, C. J. & Peck, K. L. (1991)  Microcomputer-based instruction for miner safety training programs.  Computers in Industrial Engineering, 21(1-4), 413-417.

Schuerman, R. L. & Peck, K. L. (1991)  CAI menus as lesson-structuring devices.  Interactive Learning International, 7(4), 293-304.

Bolton, J. W. & Peck, K. L. (1991)  Menu sequence, learner control, and achievement in CAI.  Interactive Learning International7(2),95-100.

Peck, K. L.  (1990)  The Re-invented school.  Re-inventing School:  Visions.  Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications & Technology.

Catello, J. P. & Peck, K. L. (1990)  Media-based programs for at-risk students.  Media & Methods27(1), pp. 26,28,82-83.

Peck,  K. L.  &  Catello, J.  (1990)  Instructional alternatives and at-risk students:  powerful tools for today's "ark builders."  Media & Methods.    26(5), 12, 54-57.

Peck, K. L.  (1989)  Project RE-THINK!:  Reinventing Education.  Educational Facility Planner27(6), 6-16.

Peck, K. L.  (1989, September 24).  Will instructional technology be allowed to save students at-risk?   In "Action for Education," a special supplement to The Star Ledger.  pp. 10,15.

Peck, K. L. & Hannafin, M. J. (1988)  Reconsidering technology and the classroom:  some immodest proposals.  Penn State C&I Monograph Series.  Volume 4.

Peck, K. L.  (1988)  Research Topics in Computer-Assisted Teaching and Learning.  In Excellence in Research:  Studies and Commentaries.  Penn State University Division of Curriculum & Instruction.  pp 6-8.

Peck, K. L.  (1987)  Adaptive External Pacing as an Alternative to Self-pacing in CAI.  (Doctoral Dissertation.)  University of Colorado, Boulder.

Peck, K. L.  (1986)  Developing CAI to Meet Instructional Objectives.  (A 90 minute audiotape presentation with supplementary print materials.)  Published by the Colorado Library Instruction Clearinghouse,  University of Colorado,  Boulder.

Peck,  K. L.  &  Hannafin, M. J. (1984)  Computer / slide interaction in education and training.  Instructional Innovator28(8)  20-23.

  1. Peck, K. L.  &  Hannafin, M. J.  (1984)  Effects of notetaking pretraining and the
        recording of notes on the acquisition and retention of aural instruction.
    Journal of Educational Research77(2)  100-107.