Dr. Heng-Yu Ku holds a B.A, and M.T. in Industrial Management and Supervision, and a Ph.D. in Learning and Instructional Technology. He teaches graduate level courses in Instructional Design, Computers in Education, and Introduction to Graduate Research in higher education. Prior to becoming the faculty at UNC, Dr. Ku was a teaching and research associate at Arizona State University. At Walden, he is serving as a mentor to the doctoral students in Educational Technology. His research interests include technology integration, instructional strategies, and online collaboration. Dr. Ku published more than 30 peer-reviewed articles and delivered numerous presentations at national and international conferences. He received the 2005 Young Researcher Award with Dr. Ling Thompson from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.