Michael W. Robinson

 

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Michael Robinson has 13 years of overall instructional design experience and facilitation, most extensively for K-12 and higher education. He has also designed and delivered both ILT and CBI instructional experiences for various industries that include the restaurant,manufacturing, retail, and non-profit sectors. He earned his Master's of Science in Instructional Technology from University of North Carolina Wilmington and also holds a Bachelor of Science in English with a focus on Secondary Education from Appalachian State University. Michael currently works as an ADL Specialist for Lockheed Martin, contracted to the US Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington DC.


Research: Michael's research and interests focus on mobile learning, learning analytics, and performance support (because training is not always the answer). Michael's research also includes the application and implementation of multimedia , collaborative, and reflective learning principles and theories for adult learners.


Instruction: Michael has been designing, developing, and teaching face-to-face courses and workshops for many years. He has taught for New Hanover County Schools and Watauga County Schools, specifically high school English and  the AVID curriculum, as well as faciliated professional development workshops at University of North Carolina Wilmington. His ILT based experience has been on site focused in the above listed sectors, as well as at the USCG Special Missions Training Center at Camp Lejeune, NC. 


Personal: Michael currently lives in Wilmington, NC. He has been with his wife Heather for 20 years; they have two sons (Julian and Zander) and two dogs (Max and Sara). In his free time he enjoys reading for pleasure, gaming, golfing, and spending time with his family.