Michael T.

Digital Learning | Strategic Planning | Teaching | Education | EdTech

United States of America

Dr. Mike Truong is an innovative and future-ready leader with 16+ years of experience advancing digital learning initiatives in public and private universities. His expertise includes technology plann...see more

  • Education & Edtech


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Director of Digital Learning & Associate Professor, CTLA

Azusa Pacific University
1 year
Current position
Aug 2021 - Present
*Serve as the Director of Digital Learning and Associate Professor in the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (CTLA) *Provide consultation, training, and support for 1,000+ fa...see more

Fulbright Specialist

The Fulbright Program
4 years
Current position
Apr 2018 - Present
I serve as a Fulbright Specialist focused on teaching & learning in the 4th industrial revolution, including faculty training, online learning, and whole-person education. During Spring...see more

Co-Founder and Executive Team Member

Christian Higher Education Innovation Alliance (CHEIA)
7 years
Current position
Jan 2016 - Present
The Christian Higher Education Innovation Alliance (CHEIA) is a collaboration of leaders from over 40 organizations with a vision for the future of Christian higher education (CHE). The...see more


Online Learning Consortium
9 years
Current position
Jan 2014 - Present
Online Learning is the official journal of the Online Learning Consortium, which promotes the development and dissemination of new knowledge at the intersection of pedagogy, emerging te...see more

Chair, Special Interest Group on Teaching with Technology (SIG-TwT)

The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education
3 years
Nov 2013 - Oct 2016
The Special Interest Group on Teaching with Technology (SIG-TwT) is part of the POD Network, the nation's premiere educational development group in higher education. SIG-TwT equips fac...see more

Founding Executive Director and Digital Learning Architect, ITT

Azusa Pacific University
8 years
Jul 2013 - Aug 2021
*Serve as the Founding Executive Director of the Office of Innovative Teaching and Technology (ITT), part of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (CTLA). *Provide thought l...see more


Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education
10 years
Current position
Sep 2012 - Present
The Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education (JARHE) is a peer-reviewed, online journal promoting improved practice by encouraging informed debate into pedagogic and related matt...see more


To Improve the Academy - A Journal of Educational Development
7 years
Jan 2012 - Jun 2019
To Improve the Academy (TIA) is a peer-reviewed, online journal seeking to advance excellence in research and practice in educational development, namely the rigor and improvement of te...see more

Board Member - Director At-Large and Private Schools

Directors of Educational Technology in California Higher Education (DET/CHE)
6 years
Nov 2011 - Nov 2017
DET/CHE is comprised of a membership cutting across all segments of California higher education - Private Colleges and Universities, the University of California, California State Unive...see more


9 years
Jan 2011 - Dec 2019
MERLOT is a curated collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed and used by an international education community. I serve as a c...see more

Senior Lecturer and Founding Associate Director, Center for Research on Teaching Excellence

UC Merced
4 years
Jul 2009 - Jun 2013
Established technology-related programs and services to serve faculty and graduate teaching assistants. Served on various campus and system-wide committees, advocating for technology-e...see more

Lecturer and Assistant Director, Merritt Writing Program

UC Merced
4 years
Jul 2005 - Jun 2009
Taught freshmen composition, professional writing, and writing across the disciplines. Managed a portfolio of instructional technology projects.

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Industry experience

  • Education & Edtech


  • Teaching
  • Blogging
  • Public Speaking
  • Planning
  • Leadership Development
  • Staff Development
  • Instructional Design
  • Curriculum Development
  • Teacher Training
  • Instructional Technology
  • Mobile Learning
  • Curriculum Assessment
  • Digital Learning