David Wade, PhD, Instructional Technology

Director of Curriculum, School of Business

Areas of Expertise:

  • Instructional design
  • program and project management
  • strategy
  • user experience
  • teaching
  • leadership


  • Coorelation of Student Participation and Performance in Online Threaded Discussions


  • ​PhD Instructional Technology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • MBA, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • BS Information Systems and Computer Science, Brigham Young University - Hawaii, Laie, Hawaii

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Effective and efficient online learning
  • academic program design
  • online threaded discussions
  • artificial intelligence in higher education

Certifications and Licenses:

  • ​Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute
  • Artificial Intelligence Business Implications Certificate
  • Massachussets Institute of Technology

Selected Publications

Selected Professional Experience:

  • Director of Curriculum & Professor – Northcentral University
  • Director of Academic Planning – Dixie State University
  • Learning & Development Program Manager – Intel
  • Associate Dean – Brigham Young University Hawaii
  • Practice Manager & Technical Trainer - Novell