Robin Throne, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School

Contact:
rthrone@ncu.edu

Area of Expertise:
• Practitioner Research
• Distance education
• Naturalistic Inquiry and Heuristic Methods
• Narrative Research
• Assessment & Evaluation
• Academic Writing & Publishing

Education:
• Ph.D., Union Institute and University
• M.A., Minnesota State University
• B.S., Clayton University

Dissertation:
Distance learning: a spatiotemporal leap into the potentiality of higher education online

Selected Publications:
• Practitioner Research in Doctoral Education (2012)
• “Distance learning in Einstein’s fourth dimension,” Nonpartisan Education Review (2007)
• “GAO releases study focused on limits of distance education,” The Link (2004)
• “A study to determine a definition of ‘quality graduate’ at Hamilton College ,” Assessment Update (1998)

Selected Professional Experience:
• Editorial Review Board
• Higher education consultant
• Online instructional design and course development
• Associate professor and dissertation chair
• Higher education administrator