Dominic Mentor

Dominic MentorDominic Mentor (Ed.D.) is an Adjunct Asst. Prof. at Teachers College, Columbia University. He initiated and co-designed the USA’s first mLearning graduate class and a social media fellowship for the NYC Mayor’s Office of Adult Education. He received the Optimas Gold Vision 2014 award from Workforce Magazine for his work in the non-profit sector, developing young talent and won First Prize in the Blended Learning category of the 2015 International E-Learning Awards for E&M Learning -Connected Collaborative Teaching and Learning Communities. He was panel speaker at the inaugural 2015 Global MindED conference, keynote speaker at the 2014 Educational Technology summit in South Africa and 2012 Technology in Education conference at William Patterson University. Other presentations include African Center for Education, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Adelphi University, Baruch College and TEDx, UNESCO Mobile Learning (Paris, France),Harvard’s 21st Century Academic Forum Conference (Boston, USA), and eLearning in the Workplace 2014 conference. Recent publications: A chapter in Tablets in K-12 Education: Integrated Experiences and Implications, and Encyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behavior. Other publications include articles in Educause 1. Teaching America’s First Course on Mobile Phone Learning and 2. Supporting Students’ Connectedness via Texting.

Publications

Using Mobile Phones for Assessment in Contemporary Classrooms
Füsun Şahin, Dominic Mentor. © 2020. 23 pages.
The main focus of this chapter will be using mobile assessment (m-assessment) for teaching and learning in formal and informal education. M-assessment has been handy for...
Micro to Macro Social Connectedness Through Mobile Phone Engagement
Dominic Mentor. © 2019. 13 pages.
The literature on social connectedness through mobile phone engagement reveals positive tacit opportunities. Mobile phone engagement hosts micro and macro opportunities to start...
Mobile Learning for Social Change: Democratizing Education and Civic Engagement
Tseday Alehegn, Dominic Mentor. © 2019. 15 pages.
This chapter focuses on how mobile apps and smartphones can be used to enhance democratic education in schools and society at large, why such opportunities need to be more...
Mobile Learning for Social Change: Democratizing Education and Civic Engagement
Tseday Alehegn, Dominic Mentor. © 2019. 15 pages.
This chapter focuses on how mobile apps and smartphones can be used to enhance democratic education in schools and society at large, why such opportunities need to be more...
Digital Narratives of Immigrant Youth: Cultivating Mobile Activism and Mobile Journalism Skills
Regina Casale, Dominic Mentor. © 2019. 17 pages.
This chapter focused on cultivating mobile activism mobile journalism with middle and high schoolers of a town in Long Island. The youth film production effort was in response to...
Electronic and Mobile Learning for Workforce Development
Dominic Mentor. © 2019. 28 pages.
This chapter covers the construction of a digital ecosystem grown organically to digitize a workforce development organization. A criteria matrix was developed from a listening...
Computer-Mediated Learning for Workforce Development
Dominic Mentor. © 2018. 319 pages.
Technology has become a driving force of innovation in every industry and professionals need to strengthen their proficiency in emerging technologies to remain competitive....
Micro to Macro Social Connectedness Through Mobile Phone Engagement
Dominic Mentor. © 2018. 11 pages.
The literature on social connectedness through mobile phone engagement reveals positive tacit opportunities. Mobile phone engagement hosts micro and macro opportunities to start...
EMxC3 = e&mLearning Cultivating Connected Communities: Sustainable Workforce Talent Development
Dominic Mentor. © 2018. 20 pages.
This chapter covers the building of an ecological system to convert a workforce development organization to adopt blended electronic and mobile learning (e&mLearning) as part of...
TLC for MOOCS: Teaching and Learning Communities for Computer Programming
Dominic Mentor. © 2018. 18 pages.
This chapter reports on efforts to create a sustainable model to increase engagement, success, and retention in a MOOC for learning computer programming, for a U.S.-based...
Digital Narratives of Immigrant Youth: Cultivating Mobile Activism and Mobile Journalism Skills
Regina Casale, Dominic Mentor. © 2018. 18 pages.
This chapter focused on cultivating mobile activism mobile journalism with middle and high schoolers of a town in Long Island. The youth film production effort was in response to...
mClass Planet of the Apps: The Rise of Mobile Learning
Dominic Mentor. © 2018. 20 pages.
This chapter introduces how mobile devices can be used on a personal and macro level for professional development. The chapter also covers theories posited for practical...
Conceptualizing Experiential Learning for Computer-Mediated Engagement
Himanshu Joshi, Dominic Mentor. © 2018. 21 pages.
This chapter aims to equip readers with a conceptual understanding to help them leverage experience-based learning in electronic (e) and mobile (m) learning environments. We are...
The Commuter's Learning Journey: Field Observations Informing Mobile Learning Initiatives
Dominic Mentor. © 2017. 22 pages.
This chapter covers a five-year research project using field observations to document mobile use in different contexts. The critical incident technique is used to interrogate the...
Handbook of Research on Mobile Learning in Contemporary Classrooms
Dominic Mentor. © 2016. 475 pages.
It is the responsibility of educators to utilize contemporary avenues in order to reach their students in ways familiar to them. When teaching digital natives, new techniques are...
Using Mobile Phones for Assessment in Contemporary Classrooms
Füsun Şahin, Dominic Mentor. © 2016. 23 pages.
The main focus of this chapter will be using mobile assessment (m-assessment) for teaching and learning in formal and informal education. M-assessment has been handy for...
EMxC3 = e&mLearning Cultivating Connected Communities: Sustainable Workforce Talent Development
Dominic Mentor. © 2016. 20 pages.
This chapter covers the building of an ecological system to convert a workforce development organization to adopt blended electronic and mobile learning (e&mLearning) as part of...
The Commuter's Learning Journey: Field Observations Informing Mobile Learning Initiatives
Dominic Mentor. © 2016. 21 pages.
This chapter covers a five-year research project using field observations to document mobile use in different contexts. The critical incident technique is used to interrogate the...
Mobile Learning for Social Change: Democratizing Education and Civic Engagement
Tseday Alehegn, Dominic Mentor. © 2016. 15 pages.
This chapter focuses on how mobile apps and smartphones can be used to enhance democratic education in schools and society at large, why such opportunities need to be more...
From App Attack to Goal-Oriented Tablet Use
Dominic Mentor. © 2015. 21 pages.
There is a need to move from the hype of tablets and apps to the usefulness and functionality of tablets' hypermedia capabilities to engage K – 12 students and teachers....
Mobile Phone Use Enhances Social Connectedness
Dominic Mentor. © 2015. 21 pages.
This article focuses on the relationship between everyday mobile messaging and social connectedness. It highlights studies in which people use mobile messaging as a means of...