Dr. Josh Herron is the Director of Professional Learning at the Online Learning Consortium. Previously, he has held dean and director roles in digital and online learning at comprehensive universities. He began his academic career as a faculty member in the community college system.
He has taught communication and learning experience design courses in a variety of modalities. His research interests include new media, learning design, and educational innovation. He has over 30 related publications and presentations in a variety of outlets.
He holds a PhD in Communication and Information Design from Clemson University and the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute. He also completed Penn State University and the Online Learning Consortium’s Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning.