Ruth Clark is an expert in evidence-based eLearning. She has written seven books on how to apply research and instructional psychology to learning environments. Ruth is a former president of the ISPI and was honored with the Thomas Gilbert Award for Distinguished Professional Achievement in 2005. Ruth was a featured Legend Speaker at the 2006 ASTD ICE event and has been a regular presenter at eLearning Guild conferences. A past training manager for Southern California Edison, Ruth holds an EdD degree in educational psychology and instructional technology from the University of Southern California.