Randall Boone, Ph.D.

Professor, Teaching & Learning

Randall Boone

randall.boone@unlv.edu

Carlson Education Building (CEB) 343

702-895-3612

Curriculum Vitae


Research Expertise: Computer-mediated teaching and learning for persons with disabilities, assistive technology

Randall Boone is a professor of educational computing and technology who joined the UNLV faculty in 1991. His research interests primarily have focused on computer-mediated teaching and learning for persons with disabilities. Assistive technology is his current focus area. Dr. Boone is joint editor of the journal, Intervention in School and Clinic, which focuses on students with learning disabilities. He is the past editor of Journal of Special Education Technology, the research journal of the Technology and Media Division of the Council for Exceptional Children. Dr. Boone has been awarded more than $1 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education through the Office of Special Education Programs (technology research with students with disabilities), the Office of post-Secondary Education (Fulbright-Hays program for foreign study), and the State of Nevada (school-to-careers program). He is a standing panel member for research proposal review for the U.S. Department of Education and was a member of the initial committee that developed the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard. Dr. Boone is the recipient of a Telly Award for excellence in instructional television for a series of videotapes produced in conjunction with the local public broadcasting station. He served as Director of the Center for Educational Research and Planning in the College of Education for three years and served as Interim Associate Dean for one year.