Robert Cole is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Studies and serves as the Director for Undergraduate Teacher Education. 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, 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 ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Standards for Technology in Education.
Dr. Cole regularly consults for ISTE in the areas of online curriculum development, curriculum alignment and assessment with the ISTE Standards. He teaches in the areas of the use of technology in the professional setting and instructional technology. He was awarded an Innovative Teaching Fellowship through the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning in the 2013-2014 academic year.