Ball State University
Darrell Butler received his BS from the University of California and his PhD from Indiana University. He joined the faculty at Ball State University in 1981 and was honored with the Outstanding Faculty Award in 1997. During his 20 years as faculty, technology has been noteworthy in his teaching, research, and service. He served as president of the Society for Computers in Psychology; as a reviewer for a number of journals, grant agencies, and software companies; and as a fellow at the Office of Teaching and Learning Advancement at Ball State University. He is presently an associate editor of Behavior Research Methods, Instruments and Computers and a Technology Fellow at Ball State University.
In addition to his research publications on cognitive psychology, Butler has published software, a variety of papers on uses of technology in teaching and research, and a number of Web sites for courses, departments, and organizations. In recent years, he has been particularly interested in using computers to engage students in active learning and is presently studying technology topics such as technology in the classroom, wireless networks, and Internet 2.