About Dr Steuck
Dr. Kurt Steuck is the Senior Researcher at Steuck & Associates. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Educational Psychology, Dr. Steuck taught and conducted research at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Steuck then worked for nearly 15 years in the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) applying principles of educational psychology and artificial intelligence to the design, development, evaluation, and technology transfer of intelligent tutoring systems. This experience includes serving as a technical lead and then the project manager of a 10-year project in which three significant intelligent tutoring systems were designed, developed, and evaluated in 40 high schools across the nation (AFRL-HE-AZ-TR-2003-0041). After leaving federal service, he joined Command Technologies, Inc (CTI) which was acquired by MTC Technologies which was acquired by BAE Systems. Part of his responsibilities included conducting evaluations of educational projects funded by the Texas Education Agency. Subsquently, as an employee of Diligent Consulting, Dr Steuck was the program manager and lead designer of the immersive environment for physics instruction for an awarded grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Diligent was awarded an SBIR Phase I grant by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to develop an integrated virtual world and tutoring system to address the nation’s growing obesity problem. .
1983 PHD, Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin - Madison
1979 MS, Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin - Madison
1977 BS, Psychology, University of Wisconsin - Madison
RESEARCH AND EVALUATION EXPERIENCE:
Over 25 years of experience in front-end analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of advanced training systems including computer-based training, web-based training, simulation-based training, and intelligent tutoring systems. Participated in and managed projects involving the analysis and design of online training and assessment systems. Participated and managed projects implementing learning technologies in a wide variety of education and training settings. Designed and conducted multi-year research studies and evaluations of learning technologies. Managed interdisciplinary teams of computer programmers, research psychologists, and domain experts. Research and development focus is on use of virtual worlds, mobile technologies, Web 2.0 technologies, and intelligent learning technologies for education and training purposes. Evaluation efforts focus primarily on STEM education grants.
- American Educational Research Association (AERA)
- American Evaluation Association (AEA)
- International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
- Texas Computers in Education Association (TCEA)
- Association for Talent Development (San Antonio Chapter). He served as the president of the San Antonio Chapter in 2005 and 2006 when it was called the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD). He served on the board 2003 - 2011 including hosting/co-hosting the eLearning Lunch & Learn series for over 13 years.