University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Canada - Oshawa
Full Professor Faculty of Education
Areas of interest
- Developing a Framework to Help Educators Select and Use Mobile Apps in the Classroom
- Understanding How Teachers Influence the Effectiveness of STEM-Based Mobile Apps
- Investigating Elementary School Teachers’ Attitudes Toward and Use of STEM-Based Apps
- Exploring the Use of Mathematics Apps for Elementary School Students
- Exploring Virtual Communities of Practice in Healthcare Education
- Creating an Evidence-Based Framework for Selecting and Evaluating Mathematics Apps
- Do Math Apps Help Elementary School Students? It Depends
- Integrating a BYOD Program in High School English: Advantage or Distraction?
- Assessing the Impact of a Virtual Lab In Health Care Education
- Examining Blended Learning for Adult Learners with Special Needs
Dr. Robin Kay is currently a Full Professor in the Faculty of Education at UOIT in Oshawa, Canada. He has published over 160 articles, chapters and conference papers in the area of technology in education, is a reviewer for five prominent computer education journals, and has taught computer science, mathematics, and educational technology for over 20 years at the high school, college, undergraduate and graduate level. Current projects include research on laptop use in higher education, BYOD in K-12 education, web-based learning tools, e-learning and blended learning in secondary and higher education, video podcasts, scale development, emotions and the use of computers, the impact of social media tools in education, and factors that influence how students learn with technology. Dr. Kay received his M.A. in Computer Applications in Education at the University of Toronto and his Ph.D. in Cognitive Science (Educational Psychology) at the University of Toronto.