Skip to main content

General Links

Faculty: Royce Kimmons

2467

Royce Kimmons

Title

Associate Professor

Department:

IPT

Contact Information

Office: 150-J MCKB

Phone: 801-422-7072

Email: nope@roycekimmons@byu.edumsn.com

Website: roycekimmons.com

Brief Biography

Dr. Kimmons is an Associate Professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University where he studies technology integration in K-12/higher education, open education, and social media.

Teaching Interests

Technology Integration
Educational Research
Scholarly Writing
Educational Software Development and Analytics

Research Interests

digital participation divides specifically in the realms of social media, open education, and classroom technology use

Awards

Early Career Scholarship Award

Brigham Young University

2022 - Present

2018 Outstanding Publication Award: Journal Article

Culture Learning & Technology

2018

ETR&D Editor-in-Chief's Certificate of Excellence

AECT

2017

Nancy Peery Marriott Outstanding Scholar Award

McKay School of Education

2017

OER Research Fellow

Hewlett Foundation

2015 - 2016

Scholarly Contribution to Teacher Education and Educational Technology Award

AECT

2021 - Present

Early-Career Scholar Award

AERA TACTL SIG

2017

ETR&D Young Scholars Award

AECT

2017

AECT Annual Achievement Award

Association for Educational Communication & Technology

2016

AECT Best Conference Proposal

Association for Educational Communication & Technology

2015

Selected Publications

Trends and topics in educational technology, 2022 edition

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: TechTrends
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Volume: 66
  • ISSN: 1559-7075

A/B testing on open textbooks: A feasibility study for continuously improving open education resources

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2021

Sharing and self-promoting: An analysis of educator tweeting at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Authors: Carpenter, Jeffrey; Trust, Torrey; Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Krutka, Daniel
  • Publication Date: 2021

Temporal flexibility, gender, and online learning completion

  • Authors: Veletsianos, George; Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Rogers, Jacob
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Distance Education
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Volume: 42
  • Issue: 1

Motivations among special education students and their parents for switching to an online school: Survey responses and emergent themes

  • Authors: Tonks, DeLaina; Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Mason, Stacie
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Online Learning Journal
  • Volume: 25
  • Issue: 2

Recognizing and Overcoming Obstacles: What It Will Take to Realize the Potential of OER

  • Authors: Irvine, Julie; Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Rogers, Jacob
  • Publication Date: 2021

Trends in Education Technology: What Facebook, Twitter, and Scopus Can Tell us about Current Research and Practice

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Rosenberg, Joshua; Allman, Bohdana
  • Publication Date: 2021

Proctoring Software in Higher Ed: Prevalence and Patterns

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Veletsianos, George
  • Publication Date: 2021

Shifting to open education in our digital learning

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2021

Safeguarding student privacy in an age of analytics

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2021

Faculty members' lived experiences with open educational resources

  • Authors: Martin, M. Troy; Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Open Praxis
  • ISSN: 2304-070X

What (some) students are saying about the switch to remote teaching and learning

  • Authors: Veletsianos, George; Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Professional or Trade Magazine Article
  • Publication Journal: EDUCAUSE Review

What (some) faculty are saying about the shift to remote teaching and learning

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Veletsianos, George; VanLeeuwen, Charlene
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Professional or Trade Magazine Article
  • Publication Journal: EDUCAUSE Review

The PICRAT model for technology integration in teacher preparation.

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce; Graham, Charles R; West, Richard
  • Publication Date: 2020

Mattering is motivating: Special education students' experiences with an online charter school

  • Authors: Tonks, DeLaina; Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Mason, Stacie
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Journal of Online Learning Research
  • Volume: 6
  • Issue: 3

Examining a decade of research in online teacher professional development

  • Authors: Lay, Celina Marie; Allman, Bohdana; Cutri, Ramona Maile; Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Frontiers in Education
  • ISSN: 2504-284X

Current trends (and missing links) in educational technology research and practice

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: TechTrends
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Volume: 64
  • Issue: 6

#RemoteTeaching & #RemoteLearning: Educator tweeting during the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Authors: Trust, Torrey; Carpenter, Jeffrey; Krutka, Dan; Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Journal of Technology and Teacher Education
  • Volume: 28
  • Issue: 2

Accessibility in mind? A nationwide study of K-12 websites in the U.S.

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Smith, Jared
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: First Monday

Navigating paradigms in educational technology

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Johnstun, Kevin
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: TechTrends
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Volume: 63
  • Issue: 5
  • ISSN: 87563894

Teacher identity and crossing the professional-personal divide on Twitter

  • Authors: Carpenter, J.; Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Staples, M.; Clements, K.; Short, C.
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Teaching and Teacher Education

The nationwide landscape of K-12 school websites in the United States: Systems, services, intended audiences, and adoption patterns

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Hunsaker, Enoch; Jones, Evan; Stauffer, M.
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning
  • Volume: 20
  • Issue: 3
  • ISSN: 14923831

Religious implications of social media in education

  • Authors: Woodward, Scott; Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Religion & Education
  • Volume: 46
  • Issue: 2
  • ISSN: 15507394

Twitter in education

  • Authors: West, D.M.; Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Encyclopedia/Dictionary Entry
  • Publication Journal: The International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Can I use this? Developing open literacies or understanding the basics and implications of copyright, fair use, and open licensing for e-learning

  • Authors: Belikov, O.; Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book
  • Publication Journal: What the e-Learning Leader Needs to Know
  • Publisher: Springer

Scholarly identity in an increasingly open and digitally connected world

  • Authors: Belikov, O.; Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book
  • Publication Journal: Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • City: Hershey, PA
  • Country: United States of America
  • Issue: Fourth Edition

Overcoming challenges to K-12 teacher adoption of open educational resources in the U.S.

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Harding, Trina; Harker, Zane; Staples, McKoo
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book
  • Publication Journal: OER2: Multiplying open educational resources for K-12 environments
  • Publisher: Athabasca University Press

Open educational resources

  • Authors: Belikov, O.; Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Encyclopedia/Dictionary Entry
  • Publication Journal: International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy

Cultural and social issues in using social media to support learning

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Belikov, O.
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book
  • Publication Journal: International Handbook of Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Issue: 2nd

Content is king: An analysis of how the Twitter discourse surrounding open education unfolded from 2009 to 2016

  • Authors: Paskevicius, M. ; Veletsianos, G. ; Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning
  • ISSN: 14923831

Social media use by instructional design departments

  • Authors: Romero-Hall, Enilda; Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Veletsianos, George
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Scholars' temporal participation on, temporary disengagement from, and return to Twitter

  • Authors: Veletsianos, G.; Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Belikov, O.; Johnson, N.
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: First Monday

Public internet data mining methods in instructional design, educational technology, and online learning research

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Veletsianos, George
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: TechTrends
  • Volume: 62
  • Issue: 5

Public comment sentiment on educational videos: Understanding the effects of presenter gender, video format, threading, and moderation on YouTube TED talk comments

  • Authors: Veletsianos, George; Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Dousay, Tonia; Lowenthal, Patrick
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: PLoS ONE
  • Volume: 13
  • Issue: 6
  • ISSN: 19326203

Preparing Teacher Candidates for Transformative Digital Teaching and Learning Experiences: Case Studies from Teacher Preparation Programs

  • Authors: Wilson, E.; Richman, L.; Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Atkins, H.; Estes, J.
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Conference Proceedings
  • Publication Journal: Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mining social media divides: An analysis of K-12 U.S. school uses of Twitter

  • Authors: Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Carpenter, J.; Veletsianos, G.; Krutka, D.
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Learning, Media and Technology

Effects of open textbook adoption on teachers' open practices.

  • Authors: Mason, Stacie Lee; Kimmons, Royce Matthew
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

"We are trying to communicate the best we can": Understanding districts’ communication on Twitter during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Authors: Michela, Esther; Rosenberg, J. M.; Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Sultana, O.; Burchfield, M. A.; Thomas, T.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: AERA Open

How OER can support collaborative teacher learning to enact equitable teaching practices.

  • Authors: Jensen, Bryant Troy; Kimmons, Royce
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Journal of Multicultural Education
  • Abstract: click to view