Basiyr Rodney, Ed.D.

Basiyr RodneyAssociate Professor
Department of Teacher Education
(314)246-8718
desmondrodney62@webster.edu
Webster Hall 228

 

 

Biography

Dr. Rodney is Associate Professor of Educational Technology at Webster University where he prepares a new generation of caring, reflective and innovative teachers. His main areas of expertise are the professional development of educators and the enhancement of learning environments with digital-age technologies. Basiyr also researches strategies for improving Technology Pedagogy and Content Knowledge (TPACK) using mobile and cloud-based technologies. Dr. Rodney is recognized as a visionary who continually explores ways in which digital-age technologies accelerate self-regulation and student learning. An evangelist for the advancement of democratic learning environments, Basiyr is passionate about the role technology plays in supporting the thinkers of tomorrow. Of additional importance to him is the equity of access and the level of personalization that mobile technologies provide for traditionally underserved and marginalized learners.