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Kevin L. Reeve (Utah State University)

Kevin L. Reeve
Head Explainer of Things

Logan, Utah

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Kevin Reeve is the "Head Explainer of Things" for Information Technology at Utah State University, where he does his best to innovate in an effort to to stay slightly ahead of all the brilliant young people on campus. He has been teaching online since 2001, and was responsible for bringing the first LMS to campus, training the faculty, and teaching them all things LMS, how to build online courses, and about all the other cool technologies to go with it. He is a recipient of the WebCT Exemplary Course award, once was a WebCT and Blackboard Certified Trainer, and now uses the Canvas LMS. He has presented several times at EDUCAUSE, on a variety of topics related to e-learning and IT. Most recently he has been moved to the CIO's office where he spends his time listening to customers, and keeping IT employees happy. In his spare time he oversees the development of the USU Mobile App, and teaches a university class titled "Internet Development."

His LMS, e-learning, and multimedia expertise has taken him across North America to over 20 Universities and Colleges where he has provided training and implementation services.

His current area of research and interest is with wireless presentation technologies.

Kevin is a member of the EDUCAUSE IT Communicators (ITCOMM), and the IT Architects in Academia (ITANA)

He serves on the LMS Executive, Emergency Planning, Campus Americans with Disabilities, and Department Teaching in Excellence Award committees at USU. He is a licensed Amateur Radio Operator with the callsign of N7RXE, and loves to build electronic projects, and work on his HO scale model railroad in his spare time.

He is the co-founder and a mentor of successful STEM Maker club for youth ages 11 - 15 with a focus on "Building the Future," around programming, robotics, and the arduino micro-controller.

USU has the following systems in operation
Canvas by Instructure LMS
Blackboard Connect
Blackboard Transact
Ellucian Banner (One college currently implementing)
Extron and Creston classroom products
CISCO Tanberg
Blackboard Vista (EOL June 2012)
MyCampus Portal from CampusEAI

Utah State University is currently implementing the following

ShoreTel VOIP system
Aruba wireless network
K2 Workflow
Avatar Employee Training System
A new Web CMS to be determined soon (still in RFP)
A new private cloud infrastructure (powered by Dell)

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