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Jonathan Adams


WJB 2030


  • Ed.D. Boston University, Curriculum & Teaching – Educational Media / Technology
  • M.Ed. University of Massachusetts, Boston, Instructional Design – concentration in Media Design
  • B.A. University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Music, Massachusetts teaching certifications -- Music specialist k-8; 5-12. Minor concentration in Psychology
  • Certificate: FAA part 107 UAS commercial pilot #4145735
  • Certificate: Project Management Professional (PMP) #510191
  • Certificate: TESOL/TEFL certified
  • Certificates: Salem State, Salem Massachusetts, Massachusetts teaching certifications - business management, behavioral psychology.

Research Interests

  • Online and Distance Learning Systems
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems
  • Interactive Software Design and Development
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Development

Teaching Interests

  • Emerging Technologies
  • Usability testing and research methods
  • Entrepreneurship / small business development
  • Digital media production
  • Project Planning and Management

Publications & Research

Please visit Dr. Adams' portfolio Web site for resume, media samples and publications.

Grants & Awards

Grants and Contracts
  • Fulbright Scholar, core program, Mukdahan Thailand.  January - April, 2015
  • Federally funded grant projects - $2.3 million (SBIR, USDOE-CIES)
  • Federal and state contracts - $203 thousand (US EPA, NCMEC, Montana Tech, FSU)
  • Entrepreneurship fund-raising $25,000 (FSU 3 Day Startup 2012 & 2014)
Awards (selected list) I have been recognized with 19 awards for accomplishments in teaching (2), scholarly publication (3), and software design (14).
  • Guardian of the Flame Award, Burning Spear (2013).
  • Transformation Through Teaching, Center for Global Engagement Spiritual Life Project (2012).
  • Top 5 Paper, International Communication Association (2011).
  • 1rst Prize in the faculty paper competition, Association for Education, Journalism, and Mass Communication (2009).
  • Best panel presentation, National Communication Association (2007).
  • Gold Award Winner, Parent's Choice Software Design Award (2006).
  • 3rd Prize; Educate and Inform category, Broadcast Education Association International Festival of Film, Video and Media Arts, Interactive Multimedia competition (2005).
  • Award of Excellence in the Persuade/Sell category, Broadcast Education Association Faculty International Festival of Film, Video and Media Arts Competition (2003).
  • Bronze Medal, The Horizon Interactive Awards (2003). Distinguished Achievement Award, Association of Educational Publishers (2003).
  • Finalist, Golden Lamp Award, Association of Educational Publishers (2003).
  • Top Faculty Award, Broadcast Education Association Eastern Regional Conference Faculty Division (2002).
  • Best Training CD-ROM, Massachusetts Multimedia Industry Council (MMIC) (1999).
  • Second Place Award (runner-up) for Best Educational Multimedia Title, Massachusetts Multimedia Industry Council (MMIC) (1999).
  • New Media Portfolio Issue Seal of Merit Recognition for Finest and Highest Quality Educational Title, New Media Portfolio (1995).