Bola King-Rushing

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First name: 
Bola
Last name: 
King-Rushing
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Bola C. King-Rushing was a HASTAC Scholars fellow while completing his Ph.D. in the Department of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His fields of interest include online education; science fiction and its relationship to emerging technologies; and technology in the classroom.

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Bola C. King-Rushing was a HASTAC Scholars fellow while completing his Ph.D. in the Department of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and he holds a B.S. from Iowa State University and an M.A. from the University of Northern Iowa. In addition to the Ph.D., he also completed UCSB's Doctoral Emphasis in Technology and Society through the university's Center for Information Technology and Society. To this end, his dissertation focused on the question of how people understand and interact with virtual environments. His fields of interest include online education; virtual worlds research; science fiction and its relationship to emerging technologies; technology in the classroom; and communication and narrative theories. After more than four years as an instructional technologist and two years teaching English full-time, he is now an adjunct looking to transition into administration.

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