Kirsten R. Butcher portrait
  • Director: Center for the Advancement of Technology in Education (CATE) College of Education, College Of Education
  • Director: Instructional Design and Educational Technology (IDET) Program, Educational Psychology
  • Associate Professor, Educational Psychology

Professional Service

  • Journal of Educational Psychology. Role: Editorial Board Member. Provide thoughtful and systematic reviews of papers submitted to the Journal of Educational Psychology. 09/2012 - present
  • Learning and Instruction (Journal). Role: Ad-hoc Reviewer. Provide scholarly reviews on submitted manuscripts. 08/2010 - present
  • Journal of Educational Psychology. Role: Ad Hoc Reviewer. Provide scholarly reviews on submitted manuscripts. 2009 - present
  • Applied Cognitive Psychology. Role: Ad Hoc Reviewer. Provide scholarly reviews on submitted manuscripts. 2009 - present

Internal Service

  • College of Education Honors Committee. Member, 08/2012 - present. College service.
  • Center for the Advancement of Technology in Education (CATE). Director, 04/2012 - present. Other service.
  • University of Utah, College of Education, Task Force on Multiple Approaches to Course Instruction. Task Force Member, 02/2012 - 04/2013. College service.
  • Committee for a Technology Enhanced Curriculum. Committee member, 08/2009 - 07/2012. University service.
  • Learning Sciences Program Committee, Department of Educational Psychology. Committee member, 2009 - present. Department service.
  • Diversity Committee (Educational Psychology). Committee member, 2009 - present. Department service.
  • Center for the Advancement of Technology in Education. Center member, 01/2009 - 04/2012. College service.

Outreach

  • State Judge Advisor: Utah First LEGO League. 08/2013 - 01/2016

Honors & Awards

  • Presidential Scholar Award. University of Utah, 07/2015
  • Outstanding Volunteer Award. Utah FIRST Lego League, 01/2014

In the Media

  • Are students addicted to their cell phones? ABC4's Alana Brophy examines this potential problem. Dr. Kirsten Butcher from the University of Utah discusses how cell phones can (and should) be used in the classroom for 21st century learners. 02/23/2015. http://www.good4utah.com/story/d/story/cell-phone-...