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Robert Cole, Ph.D.

Robert ColeInstructional Developer
robert.cole@slu.edu 
phone: (314) 977-1910
fax: (314) 977-1695

Role in the Reinert Center

As an instructional developer in the Center, Robert consults with the teaching community at SLU related to elements of instruction, assessment strategies, course design, and learning technologies. He keeps current regarding emerging technologies, new approaches to pedagogy and evidence-based practices for online teaching and learning.

Areas of Interest and Expertise

  • Learning theories and learner-centered pedagogies

  • Curriculum and course design

  • Online and blended course design

  • Creativity in education

  • Educational technologies

  • Assessment of and for student learning

Biographical Information

Robert joined the Staff in the Center in 2019. He has more than thirty years of teaching experience, the last nineteen of which have been at SLU in the School of Education. During his time in the School of Education, he taught classes on technology integration, curriculum & instruction and instructional design, among others. In addition, he advised undergraduate and graduate students and served as the Program Director of Teacher Education. Robert’s breadth of teaching experience spans elementary, middle, secondary, post-secondary and graduate levels. He holds a Bachelor of Music Education, a Master's of Technology Integration, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction.