About Rebecca B. Reynolds

Rebecca B. Reynolds, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Library and Information Science in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick campus. Her research investigates the design and deployment of instructional technologies and information systems that cultivate students’ digital expertise, in both formal and informal education settings. She investigates how communities of learners, educators and administrators build knowledge, learn and evolve, alongside and in construct with the design and deployment of educational and information technologies. Dr. Reynolds is a faculty affiliate of the Center for International Scholarship on School Librarianship (CISSL). She is currently completing a program of research supported by an Early Career Development Grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services. READ MORE >>

New & Noteworthy

MY NEW BOOK: Developing 21st Century Skills through Inquiry Based Learning: From Theory to Practice.
2017 HICSS Paper: Information Uses and Learning Outcomes During Guided Discovery in a Blended E-Learning Game Design Program for Secondary Computer Science Education
Animated Video outlining some of my research results, from the RU School of Communication & Information’s Social Media Cluster Initiative
2016 ETR&D Article: “Defining, Designing for, and Measuring ” Social Constructivist Digital Literacy” in Learners: A Proposed Framework”
2016 JIS Article: “Relationships Among Tasks, Collaborative Inquiry Processes, Inquiry Resolutions, and Knowledge Outcomes in Adolescents during Guided Discovery-Based Game Design in School”
2015 JASIST Article: “Reducing digital divide effects through student engagement in coordinated game design, online resource use, and social computing activities in school”