Robert Kelley is an instructional designer at Antioch University New England who specializes in the use of technology to facilitate teaching and learning. With experience in corporate training and higher education Robert strives to imagine innovative ways to use technology to actively engage learners in their education.
Originally trained as a television producer/director, Robert began working in the field of education as the production supervisor for TEAMS Distance Learning at the Los Angeles County Office of Education. As a trainer/analyst for the Massachusetts Department of Education Robert conducted after school professional development workshops for teachers and administrators on the emerging use of technology.
Robert became interested in web-based, interactive learning while enrolled at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Upon graduation he formed the Superintendent's Academy at the University of Massachusetts Boston campus and continues to develop materials for the Center for Collaborative Leadership and for Harvard Business Publishing.
In addition to working as an instructional designer he currently teaches online for the University of Massachusetts in the communications studies department. Course titles include; Using Internet Communications, Media Literacy and Designing Computer Based Training.