Chris Daniel

Christopher Daniel, Ed.D, MPA

Instructional Designer


  • BA Spanish Eastern Kentucky University
  • MPA Eastern Kentucky University
  • Ed.D, Instruction and Administration University of Kentucky

Research/Academic Interests

Cognitive load theory, mobile and situated learning, faculty professional development, learning efficiency, operationalizing the concept of quality in postsecondary online courses, and online nursing education.

Select Publications

  • Sweet, C., Blythe, H., Philips, B., & Daniel C. (2014) Achieving Excellence in Teaching: A Self-help Guide. New Forums Press. Stillwater, Oklahoma. ISBN: 1-58107-259-9.
  • Violette, J. L., Daniel, C. S., Meiners, E. B., & Fairchild, J. L. (2013). Going Out on a Limb: The Implementation of the L.E.A.F. Model of Teaching and Learning. In R. Carpenter (Ed.), Cases on Higher Education Spaces: Innovation, Collaboration, and Technology (pp. 186-205). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-2673-7.ch010.

Associations/Affiliations/Work History

  • Former IT Manager and Professional Development Administrator


  • 2019-2020 Blackboard Catalyst Awards for with EKU School of Nursing