It's time to move faculty development away from the idea of teaching to the middle and toward a connected learning framework that embraces personalized learning.
Dr. Aaron Bond has worked in the field of instructional technology, distance education, and professional development for more than 18 years. He has served as a corporate trainer, face-to-face classroom instructor, an online instructor, and as a secondary principal. Currently he serves as the Senior Director for Networked Learning Initiatives and Faculty Digital Fluency a department of Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies (TLOS), a unit of the Division of IT at Virginia Tech wherehHe actively engages faculty in a variety of professional learning communities to encourage innovative teaching and learning strategies.
He has an earned B.A. in History from Mary Baldwin College, a M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies from Fort Hayes State University, an Ed. S. Educational
Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Virginia, and a Ph. D. from Virginia Tech in Curriculum and Instruction.
In addition to a wide variety of publications and presentations, he has published a book with Dr. Barbara Lockee entitled: “Building Virtual
Communities of Practice for Distance Educators”