Dominic Mentor

Consultant, Director, and Lecturer in Online Learning

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Dominic Mentor (Ed.D.) pioneered and co-designed the USA’s first mLearning graduate class, a social media fellowship for the NYC Mayor’s Office of Adult Education, as well as transforming various organizations from paper-based silos to integrated digitized institutions.

Dominic often serves as a Learning Elite Judge. His background includes eLearning, learning management systems, hypermedia for language learning, workforce development, accreditation systems, user interfaces and user experience designs. Dominic offers more than 20 years of leadership experience in diverse contexts. He has also designed social connectedness systems for international and business contexts. He also grew small educational environments to national, sustainable contexts.

As a researcher and practitioner he makes an impact with his work and has won numerous awards for enacting a vision from strategy to culture. Awards range from, the Optimas Gold Workforce Magazine awards in 2014 and 2019, awards from the International E-Learning Association (2015, 2019) for electronic and blended learning designs and was recognized as a Training Leader by Training Magazine in 2020.

Dominic is often invited to present as keynote speaker and has done so at the International Conference on Globalization, Education, & Diversity Washington, DC (2016), The 2nd Annual EdTech Summit in South Africa (2014) and the Technology in Education conference at WPU in New Jersey (2012), and as expert panelist at the African Center for Education, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Adelphi University, Baruch College, and TEDx at Teachers College Columbia University . He also presented his innovative and groundbreaking work at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France during 2014, 2018 and 2019.

Dominic's most recently proposed, edited, and published books with his own contributed chapters are 'Computer-Mediated Learning for Workforce development' and 'Advancing Mobile Learning in Contemporary Educational Spaces'. Dominic has also contributed chapters in a range of other collections including chapters in the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (2017), Learning and Performance Assessment: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (2020), Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Network Architecture, Mobile Computing, and Data Analytics (2019), Socio-Economic Development: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (2019) and a host of others.

  • Education
    • Columbia University
    • Teachers College, Columbia University
    • University of the Western Cape
    • Stellenbosch University