Public service

Editorial boardsBoards of 20+ journals, and ad hoc reviews for many others.
Manuscript reviewFrequent reviews of proposals or manuscripts for publishers, regular conference program reviews, reviews for research funding agencies, and have edited for Wikipedia and Open Directory.
Incaa DesignsAdvisory Board2007-2010
University of Illinois at ChicagoAdvisory Board: Assessing Readers Struggling with Comprehending Multiple Text Sources2006-2010
University of TampereConsultant: Web Searching, Information Literacy and Learning (Web-SeaL)2006-2009
Conner Prairie Living History MuseumConsultant: Opening Doors to Great Guest Experiences2005-2010
Read/Write/Think (Project of the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English)Advisory Board2005-2010
Republic of China Multimedia Education Language Instruction Association (ROCMELIA)Advisory Board1996-2010
Baton Rouge Community CollegeAdviser: 21st-century library/learning center2002
Organisation for Economic & Cooperative DevelopmentCommittee on Information Technologies & Basic Learning: Chair, Information Technologies & Writing Group1984-87
National Science Foundationproposal panel review1999
 proposal reviewsvarious
 Panel: Information Technology for Science Education1987
Office of Educational Research & Improvementproposal reviewsvarious
D. C. Heath/Houghton-MifflinLiteracy programs1987-2010
National Institute of Mental Healthproposal reviewsvarious
Veterans Benefits AdministrationAdvisory Panel: Reader-Focused Writing Evaluation1997-98
Teaching TeleapprenticeshipsAdvisory Board1992-97
Epiphany ProjectAdvisory Board1995-97
Distance Mentor, SRI InternationalAdvisory Board1993-96
Diamond School, Oakwood, ILSchoolwide assessment plan1994
University Laboratory High School, Urbana, ILSearch Committee: Director of Educational Technology1995
Hypermedia Learning Environments, UIUCAdvisory Board1992-96
National Academy of EducationEvaluation: the 1992 National Assessment of Educational Progress in Reading1990-92
Technical Education Research Centers: Hands On Data ProjectAdvisory Board1990-93
Educator’s Distance Learning ConsortiumCollege Liaison1990-94
Illinois Math Science AcademySummer Adventure Program1990-91
Education Development Center: The Literacies InstituteAdvisory Board1989-92
Illinois State Board of EducationPanel on Technology Competencies1998-00
The Learning CompanySoftware for reading & writing development1991-92
Bank Street College of Education: EarthlabAdvisory Board1985-87
Kurzweil Music SystemsMusic education software1983-84
Gallaudet UniversityEvaluation: Electronic Networks for Interaction1987-90