COE Faculty and Staff > Center on Disability Studies > Kaveh Abhari

  • Kaveh Abhari

    Associate Specialist

    Department(s)

    • Center on Disability Studies

    Degree(s)

    • 2014 PhD Communication & Information Sciences
    • 2006 MSc Electrical Engineering
    • 2002 BSc Electrical Engineering

    Area(s) of Interest

    • Social Learning Systems
    • Program Evaluation and Analytics
    • Collaborative Innovation Systems

    Brief Biography

    Recent Projects


    STEMD2 R&D Group, stemd2.org | 2014 – present
    Principal Investigator, Neʻepapa Ka Hana (US DOE, Award #: S362A140018, $996,066) | 2015 – present
    Research & Evaluation Director (Kakau Mea Nui Project, US DOE, Award #: H326M090001, $1,359,346) | 2012 – 2014
    Research & Evaluation Director (Hawaii Model Demonstration Project, US DOE, Award #: S362A110013, $1,599,959) | 2011 – 2015

    Recent Publications


    Abhari, K., Davidson, E., & Xiao, B. (forthcoming). Co-innovation Experience in Social Product Development Networks: Construct Development and Measurement Validation. The 23nd Americas Conference on Information Systems, Boston.
    Abhari, K., Davidson, E., & Xiao, B. (2017). Co-Innovation Platform Affordances: Developing a Conceptual Model and Measurement Instrument. Industrial Management & Data Systems.
    Abhari, K., Xiao, B., & Davidson, E. (2017). Actor Communication in Co-innovation Network: The role of Social Affordances, Experience and Desire to Learning. The 19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Vancouver.
    Abhari, K. A (2017). Connectivist Approach to Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners: The Role of Social Technologies. The Teaching Colleges and Community Worldwide Conference. Honolulu.
    Abhari, K., Davidson, E., & Xiao, B. (2017). Measuring the Perceived Risk of Collaborative Innovation Networks. The 50th Hawaii International Conferences on System Sciences. Honolulu
    Smidt, H., Thornton, M., & Abhari, K. (2017). The Future of Social Learning: A Novel Approach to Connectivism. The 50th Hawaii International Conferences on System Sciences. Honolulu.
    Abhari, K., Davidson, E., & Xiao, B. (2016). Taking Open Innovation to the Next Level: A Conceptual Model of Social Product Development (SPD). The 22nd Americas Conference on Information Systems, San Diego.
    Abhari, K., Davidson, E., & Xiao, B. (2016). Measuring the Perceived Functional Affordances of Collaborative Innovation Networks in Social Product Development. The 49th Hawaii International Conferences on System Sciences, Honolulu.
    Abhari, K., & Davidson, E., (2016). Media Co-creation in Creative Industries. In Lugmayr, A., Stojmenova, E., Stanoevska, K., & Wellington, R. (Eds.) Information Systems and Management in eMedia and Creative Industries. Springer-Verlag.
    Stodden, R.A., Abhari, K, & Kong, E. (2015). Secondary School Preparation & Transition of Youth with Disabilities. In Tankersley, M., Cook, B., & Landrum, T. In Cook B., Tankersley M., & Landrum T. (Eds.) Advances in Learning and Behavioral Disabilities. Volume 28. Council for Exceptional Children. Emerald.
    Abhari, K. & Eveland, M. (2013). Education Value Network’ (EVN): Alternative Future for Education. The 18th Teaching Colleges and Community Worldwide Conference, Honolulu.

    Recent Presentations


    Abhari, K., Young, R., Toyofuku, J., Smidt, H., & Chu, T. (2016). Poster: Socio-culturally Responsive STEM Curriculum Development. The 32nd Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities and Diversity, Honolulu, Hawaii.
    Abhari, K., McCann, K., Roberts, K., Young, R. & Toyofuku J. (2016). Poster: Taking a Connectivist Approach to Inclusive STEM Education. The 32nd Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities and Diversity, Honolulu, Hawaii.
    Abhari, K., Roberts, K., Young, R., & Toyofuku, J. (2016). Connectivism in Inclusive STEM Education. The 32nd Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities and Diversity, Honolulu, Hawaii.
    Abhari, K., Eveland, M., & Stodden, R. (2015). Poster: A Data-Driven Instructional Coaching Model: A Personalized Approach to Professional Development. The 31st Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities, Honolulu, Hawaii.
    Smith, J. & Abhari, K. (2014). Poster: Data-Driven Collaborative Decision-Making: An instrument for ‘Response to Instruction’ (RtI) models. The 29th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities Honolulu, Hawaii.
    Abhari, K., Eveland, M., & Stodden, R. (2014). Poster: Cloud Computing Applications in Education Research. The 29th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities, Honolulu, Hawaii.

    Recent Courses


    Graduate:
    - Business intelligence and Analytics for MBA | Summer 2016
    - Directed Reading and Research (DIS) | Summer 2016
    Business intelligence and Analytics for MBA | Summer 2015

    Undergraduate:
    - Computer and Data System | Summer 2016
    - Business Intelligence | Spring 2016- Enterprise Systems & Business Applications | Fall 2015
    - Information Systems for Global Business Environment | Spring 2015
    - Information Systems for Global Business Environment | Fall 2014

    Certificate Program:
    - Business Intelligence and Visual Analytics | Fall 2016

    Personal Website


    abhari.info

    Contact Information

    Office Phone

    (808) 956-3982

    Office

    171F 132

    Email

    abhari@hawaii.edu

    Homepage

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