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About ClearKinetic

ClearKinetic exists to help people and organizations thrive in an ever-changing world.

Meet the founder and principal consultant of ClearKinetic.

bucky_headshot02Bucky is a leader, trailblazer, and innovator committed to sharing his expertise and passion for education and training with others.

As a prolific writer, master facilitator, and creative strategist, his expertise focuses on the design of education and training programs, services, and experiences that unify sound learning and business practices.

Dr. Dodd is the creator of numerous visual collaboration systems, including Learning Environment Modeling®, an award-winning system for the design and evaluation of learning experiences, and has been recognized internationally for his research and design expertise.

He has a proven record of leading innovation initiatives in associations, corporate, government, and education organizations and is consistently sought out as a thought leader on the future of education across industries.

Before founding ClearKinetic, Bucky served as the Assistant Vice President for Education Strategy and Innovation and Chief Learning Innovation Officer for LX Studio at the University of Central Oklahoma. He holds a Ph.D. in Education and graduate and undergraduate degrees in Adult Education and Corporate Communication.


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ClearKinetic Results

I have had the pleasure of working with Dr. Bucky Dodd for the past seven years on a wide variety of learning programs and projects. I can say, categorically, that I have not met another person more effective at guiding groups and organizations of all kinds in designing effective digital learning strategies.

Dr. Rob Reynolds
Director, Product Development, CompTIA

Bucky has collaborated with leaders from all types of organizations to help them create highly effective strategies for the future.

  • Air Movement and Control Association
  • Alamo Colleges District
  • American Library Association
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • City of Oklahoma City Police Department
  • Community College of Philadelphia
  • Enable Midstream
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
  • Harford Community College
  • Institute for Higher Education Policy
  • Joint Special Operations University
  • Louisiana’s Community and Technical Colleges System
  • Love's
  • National Recreation and Parks Association
  • Next Thought
  • Oklahoma City Community College
  • Oklahoma Council on Economic Education
  • Oklahoma Office of Management & Enterprise Services
  • Oklahoma Panhandle State University
  • Oklahoma State Department of Education
  • Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
  • Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association
  • Pottorff
  • Redlands Community College
  • Seminole State College
  • TEL
  • The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • The United States Air Force
  • United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
  • University of Central Oklahoma
  • University of Houston Downtown

Select Recognitions of Excellence in Leadership and Practice

  • Invited Facilitator – Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Micro-Credential Summit (2022)

  • Invited Keynote Speaker – Oklahoma Summer Social Studies Conference (2022)

  • Invited Plenary Speaker – Oklahoma State University Teaching with Technology Conference (2022)

  • Oklahoma Online Excellence Award in Innovation for the Institute for Learning Environment Design (2019)

  • Online Learning Consortium Effective Practice Award: Learning Environment Modeling (2018)

  • WCET 2017 Sally M. Johnstone Award (2017)

  • United States Distance Learning Association, 21st Century Award for the Center for eLearning and Connected Environments (2017)

  • United States Distance Learning Association, Innovation Award for Learning Environment Modeling (2017)

  • Bruce N. Chaloux Scholarship for Early Career Excellence (2017)

  • Business Times 40 Under 40 (2017)

  • Journal Record’s Innovator of the Year for the Institute for Learning Environment Design (2016)

  • University of Central Oklahoma Presidential Leadership Award (2016)

  • Graduate Research Excellence Award for Dissertation (Group V) (2014)

  • Brightspace Excellence Award (2013)

  • Online Learning Consortium Effective Practice Award: Blended Education (2013)

Check Out a Few Articles by Bucky

Designing Micro-Credentials for the Future of Work

Micro-credentials provide a focused and strategic pathway to help people develop and communicate in-demand capabilities and engage in lifelong, life-wide learning.

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Collaboration Strategies for Designing Learning Games

The learning and development profession is changing. The days of expecting a single person to have all the skills needed to design, develop, and deliver effective learning experiences are gone—replaced with a growing importance on collaboration among professionals with diverse and specialized skills. Nowhere is this more emphasized than with creating learning games.

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Building Your Organization’s Learning Innovation Capabilities

Almost every organization had to incorporate some form of elearning into their landscape almost overnight. Some organizations were better equipped to do this than others. While the future of education and learning may involve many possible scenarios, eLearning will likely remain a core competency for organizations to embrace.

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Working in the Invisible? Find Your eLearning “Idea Canvas”

The majority of our work as eLearning design professionals is performed in the invisible. This may sound like an odd statement, but just think about some of the biggest challenges encountered when designing eLearning.

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Empowering Innovative eLearning Design: Foundations, Barriers, and Practices

What does it mean to be an innovative eLearning professional? In an industry where innovation is a popular buzzword and change is the only constant, how can eLearning professionals embrace opportunities to innovate and create sustained value and growth within their organizations?

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The Strategic Link Between Data and Design

Data without design is like an idea without action.

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ClearKinetic works at the connection of learning, strategy, and creativity.

ClearKinetic helps you create and grow highly effective digital education strategies and solutions.


  • Create and grow digital education solutions.

  • Attract, engage, support, and retain audiences.

  • Create new revenue channels.

  • Implement practical and reliable education strategies that grow your brand's value.

  • Create education strategies that achieve breakthrough business results.

  • Supercharge excitement and support for new ideas.

Future Ready Framework

Achieve the results that matter.

The ClearKinetic Strategy System™, developed by Bucky Dodd, Ph.D., is a proprietary visual system for facilitating collaboration, supporting strategic thinking, and designing creative education and training solutions. 

The ClearKinetic Strategy System™ helps:

  • Launch ideas faster.
  • Build confidence and clarity through collaboration.
  • Manage risks that come with implementing new ideas.
  • Support productive decision-making processes.

  • Create unmatched value.
  • Optimize learning and business results.

About ClearKinetic

ClearKinetic is a boutique consultancy specializing in creating one-of-a-kind education and training solutions that help people and organizations thrive. 


ClearKinetic, LLC.
305 NW 154th St.
Edmond, OK 73013