Saint Louis University


Robert Cole Ph.D.

Director of Undergraduate
Teacher Education

3500 Lindell Blvd
Fitzgerald Hall 217
Phone: (314) 977-1979
Fax: (314) 977-2594
E-Mail: colerm@slu.edu



Brief Bio

Robert Cole is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Studies. He was a public school teacher and professional developer before coming to Saint Louis University. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and a M.Ed. from Lesley College and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Saint Louis University. His expertise and research are centered on the authentic integration of technology into the curriculum and the implementation of the National Educational Technology Standards by ISTE. Mr. Cole regularly consults for ISTE in the areas of online curriculum development, curriculum alignment with the NETS and NETS assessment. Dr. Cole currently teaches Methods of Technology Integration classes. Dr. Cole was awarded an Innovative Teaching Fellowship in the 2013-2014 academic year and redesigned his technology integration course to be taught in the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL) Learning Studio.

Education
M.Ed., Lesley College
B.A., University of Southern Mississippi
Ph.D., Saint Louis University

 

Teaching Areas
Instructional Technology
Electronic Portfolio Assessment

Research Interests
Online teaching and learning
Use of Web 2.0 tools for teaching and learning
Interpretation and alignment of the National Educational Technology Standards

Community & Professional Service
Board of Directors, Innovative Technology Education Fund
ISTE Product Review Team Lead Reviewer
ISTE Professional Development Consultant