Tristan E Johnson, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean of Multidisciplinary Graduate Education and Digital Learning
Multidisciplinary Graduate Engineering | College of Engineering | Northeastern University
Research Editor-in-Chief | Educational Technology Research and Development Journal

Presentation Title: Quality e-Learning—using Effective, Engaging, and Efficient Instructional Strategies

Presentation Abstract

As technology advances, it’s application in learning settings holds promise for enhancing the interface with the learner. To harness the potential, decisions and strategies need to adhere to data-driven understanding about quality e-Learning. This presentation covers new perspectives and innovation in e-Learning, the associated research, and the key principles associated with quality instruction.

Speaker Bio

As the Assistant Dean of Multidisciplinary Graduate Education and Digital Learning, Tristan provides the primary leadership for multidisciplinary graduate education programs and related academic initiatives, working closely with the program directors of the graduate Master degrees. This includes overseeing cooperative education and programmatic support for these degree programs, and developing new multidisciplinary degree programs and markets for those programs, including new business to business partnerships. He is responsible for all digital learning initiatives in the college.

He is also the Research Editor-in-Chief for the Educational Technology Research and Development Journal. He was previously on the faculty of Instructional Systems, Associate Director for Research at the Learning Systems Institute at Florida State University, and Assistant Professor of Educational Technology at Purdue University. He has served as the President for the Training and Performance Division of the Association of Educational Communications and Technologies.