Dominic Mentor

Project Manager, Consultant, and Director in New York

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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 recently served as a 2018 Learning Elite Judge. His background includes eLearning, learning management systems, hypermedia for language learning and user interface and user experience designs. Dominic offers more than 20 years of 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 of workforce development organization, Dominic won the 2014 Optimas Gold Award from Workforce Magazine for creating and enacting a vision and strategic direction for a workforce development organization, providing young entry level talent to various corporations. The introduction of blended e&mLearning into the program also won the 2015 International E-Learning Association Award in the Academic Division.

Dominic recently presented as keynote speaker 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 panelist at the African Center for Education, BMCC, Adelphi University, Baruch College, and TEDx at Teachers College.

Dominic's recent publications include a chapter in the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (2017) and as editor and contributing author of The Handbook of Research on Mobile Learning in Contemporary Classrooms (2016). Dominic also published a chapter in "From App Attack to Goal-Oriented Tablet Use" inTablets in K-12 Education: Integrated Experiences and Implications (2015).

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