Michael Berta Ed.D. has over 13 years experience with distance education and educational technology as a faculty member, administrator, and student. His research produced a quality model for online courses that allows for a flexible, highly supportive, and quality assured framework for delivering online courses. Dr. Berta holds an Doctorate of Education from University of Phoenix, Master of Arts in E-Education from University of Phoenix, and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Canisius College. Dr. Berta's administrative responsibilities include supporting faculty use of educational technology, distance education, and innovative pedagogies that keep courses relevant for a changing student population.