John Orlando, PhD
Associate Director, Northcentral University
John Orlando serves as the associate director of the faculty resource center at Northcentral University. He is currently the editor of Online Classroom newsletter and has written numerous articles on teaching and learning, including the "Online Learning 2.0" column for the newsletter. Orlando has published over 75 articles and delivered over 50 presentations, workshops, and keynotes on online education, teaching with technology, and social media. He is a passionate education consultant, educator, and educational administrator helping teachers learn how to use online, Web 2.0, and other technologies to transform their teaching practice and improve student performance. Previously he served as program director for two online master’s degrees at Norwich University, the eLearning director at National Life Group, employee development manager at Vertek Corporation, and the senior program director for the University of Vermont Division of Continuing Education.
Orlando holds a PhD in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MS in information assurance from the Norwich University.