Dr. Josh Herron is the Dean of Online and Continuous Learning in the Center for Innovation and Digital Learning at Anderson University (SC), where he had previously been Coordinator of Faculty Development and Lecturer of English.
Before his current role, he was Director of Online Programs at a liberal arts college. He began his academic career as a Teaching Associate in the NC Community College System.
He teaches writing, communication, and instructional design courses in seated and online formats. His research interests are in online/blended learning, mobile learning, new media, composition studies, and higher education teaching and learning.
He hold a PhD in Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design from Clemson University and an M.A. in English (Teaching Composition) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He recently completed Penn State and the Online Learning Consortium’s Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning.