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Agricultural Education & 4H Youth Development

1134 West 6th Street
Phone: (208) 885-6358
Fax: (208) 885-4039
aee@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Agricultural Education &
4H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2040
Moscow, ID 83844-2040

State 4-H Contact

State 4-H Youth Development Contact Information

Mailing/Shipping Address:
4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: (208) 885-6321
Fax: (208) 885-4637
E-mail: fourh@uidaho.edu
Website: www.uidaho.edu/4h

Erik Anderson

Erik Anderson



College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Department of Agricultural Education and 4-H Youth Development
Extension Professor



  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Distance Education
    • Online Instruction
    • Instructional Design
  • Biography

    Dr. Erik Anderson rejoined the faculty in the Department of Agricultural Education & 4-H Youth Development in 2012. He previously was a faculty member in the department from 1997 to 2001 when he performed the role of Distance Education Specialist. Dr. Anderson has served the University of Idaho since 1988.  

    Dr. Anderson was the Interim Director of Academic Programs for the University of Idaho’s Coeur d’Alene campus from 2008 through 2011. He also served as Director of Educational Communications in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences from 2001 to 2008.  

    From 1990 to 1997, Dr. Anderson was an Assistant Professor and Telecommunications Specialist in the Agricultural Communications Center. From 1988 to 1990, he served as Electronic Media Specialist in the Agricultural Communications Center stationed at the University of Idaho Boise Center.

    Before coming to work at the University of Idaho, Dr. Anderson also worked as a Video Producer for the Colleges of Agriculture at South Dakota State University (1986-87) and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1985-86).

    Dr. Anderson has expertise is in distance education and instructional technology. He has been actively involved with the national online eXtension initiative since 2005.

  • Selected Publications
     
  • Research Projects
     
    • Distance Education
    • Online Instruction
    • Instructional Design
  • Outreach Projects
     
  • Awards and Honors
     
    • Outstanding Community of Practice Award, national eXtension initiative, 2009
    • Blue Ribbon Session, Epsilon Sigma Phi National Conference, 2007
    • Outstanding Professional Skill Award, Distance Education & Instructional Design, Association for Communication Excellence, 2005
    • Award of Excellence in Distance Education & Instructional Design, Agricultural Communicators in Education, 2003
    • Mid-Career Service Award, Western Region, Epsilon Sigma Phi, 2002
    • Educational Program Award, American Distance Education Consortium, 2002
    • Award of Excellence in Electronic Media, Agricultural Communicators in Education, 1998
    • Pioneer Award, Western Region, Agricultural Communicators in Education, 1994
    • Best Videotape, National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, 1985
    • Student Emmy Award, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, 1983