Dr. J. Troy Robinson
Lead Doctoral Dissertation Chair and Associate Professor
(Administrator with Faculty Rank)
Doctor of Education: Instructional Technology and Distance Education, Nova Southeastern University; Educational Specialist: Computer Science Education, Nova University ; Master of Education: Administration/Supervision, University of South Florida; Bachelor of Science in Education: Elementary Education, Southeast Missouri State University

Dr. J. Troy Robinson has been an educator for over 35 years. He first taught third grade in his home state of Missouri and moved to Florida in 1979. He taught computer classes for the adult education program and taught many professional development classes for teachers on the integration of technology in teaching and learning. He served as classroom teacher, assistant principal, and reading specialist in the Florida counties of Pinellas, Hillsborough, and Broward. He was recognized as the 1995 Florida Instructional Technology Leader and was 1992 Hillsborough Teacher of the Year Finalist.

At the university level, Dr. Robinson has taught Many face-to-face and online classes at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels in the areas of educational leadership, organizational leadership, reading, and technology. He has served as both chair and member/reader for numerous doctoral dissertations for several universities. Dr. Robinson continues his interest in research and best practices in Multiple Intelligences, Cooperative Learning, Professional Learning Communities, Technology Integration, Educational Leadership, Organizational Leadership, and quality online graduate education through membership in Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, International Reading Association, and International Society for Technology in Education.

Robinson, J.T., Moretti, N., O’Byrne, M., & Brown, M. (2009, October). Managing virtual chapters: The nuts and bolts of operating a virtual chapter. Paper presented at the Kappa Delta Pi Convocation, Orlando, FL.

Robinson, J.T., Hollywood, K., & O’Byrne, M. (2007, November). Teacher leadership: The sleeping giant sleeps no more. Paper presented at the Kappa Delta Pi Convocation, Louisville, KY.

Robinson, J.T. (2000, Spring). Electronic tools for school administrators (Seminar Instructor). Paris, France: European Council of International Schools.

Robinson, J.T. (2001, Spring). Leveraging the web: Innovative strategies for integrating technology in the classroom (Session Presenter). Ocho Rios, Jamaica: Jamaica Teachers Association Regional Conference.

Robinson, J.T. (1998). MIT-C: Multiple intelligences, technology, and cooperative learning. A staff development guide for technology integration developed as part of the ITDE doctoral dissertation. The guide was reprinted and the training replicated by district level technology training specialists in Hillsborough County, FL.

Robinson, J.T. (1992). Improving computer keyboarding skills in third through fifth grade students. Ed.S. Practicum Report, Ft. Lauderdale, FL: Nova Southeastern University.

Robinson, J.T. (1998). Increasing the integration of technology into teaching and learning at an elementary school through staff development activities which integrate technology, cooperative learning, and multiple intelligences. Ed.D. Applied Dissertation Report, Ft. Lauderdale, FL: Nova Southeastern University.