Educational leader with 20 years of experience accomplishing strategic goals in online education, higher education, and corporate environments through technology, education, and innovation. Experience in online education, instructional technology and design, higher education leadership, operations, finance, and policy.

Dr. Berta provides a well rounded perspective to higher education organizations. He holds a BA in Organizational Psychology, MA in eEducation, and Ed.D. in Educational Leadership specializing in curriculum and instruction with specific research in distance education quality.

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Online education/eLearning
  • Quality online instructional design
  • Voice assistant application development for learning (e.g., Google Home, Alexa)
  • Educational/Instructional technology
  • Formative review of teaching

Dr. Berta believes that education can benefit from formative and recurring evaluation and improvement. His current work focuses on the continual improvement of teaching and learning. This includes the following activities:

  • Online/eLearning instructional design, delivery, and quality
  • Curriculum planning and assessment
  • Instructional design and technology consultation
  • Faculty and professional development
  • Formative review of teaching
  • Professional development

Outside of work you will find Mike spending time and traveling with his exploring and ever-curious family. Mike also enjoys tinkering with his amateur radio and he can be contacted by his callsign, W2MYK.