Russell T. Osguthorpe, a professor of instructional psychology and technology, currently serves as director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Brigham Young University. He has also served as chair of his department and associate dean of the David O. McKay School of Education. In 1998, he was awarded the Martha Jane Knowlton Corey University Professorship. Prior to joining Brigham Young University, he served on the faculty of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf in Rochester, New York. He speaks several languages; has collaborated on educational projects in China, Europe, and Polynesia; and has been a visiting scholar at the University of Toronto and the University of Paris. He has authored five books and more than 50 journal articles on instructional design, teacher education, and special education.