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David Metcalf

As an independent researcher, analyst and consultant, Dr. David Metcalf combines business sense and technology efficiencies to provide effective results. His approach has saved companies millions of dollars while guiding business transformations for learning organizations. Specific areas of focus include: learning business strategy, performance measurement, operational excellence, outsourcing, blended learning and mobile learning. Dr. Metcalf was formerly the Chief Learning Technologist at RWD Technologies. There he was responsible for the analysis, design and strategic alignment of RWD’s technology solutions for learning. He was responsible for high-level strategy and transformation engagements at well know companies such as 3Com, Fujitsu, Roche Diagnostics, Rolls-Royce, and FedEx Ground. Dr. Metcalf also led the development of several award-winning mobile learning innovations.


Dr. Metcalf joined RWD with the sale of his NASA Kennedy Space Center laboratory spin-off company- Merrimac. Prior to spin-off, he was the Lead Multimedia Designer at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. He was responsible for the management and operations of the award-winning multimedia laboratory for various government contractors. Dr. Metcalf holds a B.A. in Computer Graphics from the University of Texas, an M.S. in Computer-Based Learning and a Ph.D. in Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University and keeps current by continuing to hold appointments at several universities.


Dr. Metcalf is a frequent speaker at major learning and development conferences around the world. He is the co-author of the book titled: Blended eLearning: Integrating Knowledge, Performance Support and Online Learning and recently participated as chapter author on Operational Excellence Through Blended eLearning for Elliott Maisie’s upcoming book- Rants, Raves and Reflections in Learning. He has recently published mLearning: Mobile Learning and Performance.

Contact info

1370 Grand Cayman Dr.
Merritt Island, FL 32952, USA
E-mail: metcalf@digital.net

Website

http://digital.net/~metcalf/

Latest publications

Metcalf, D., Milrad, M., Cheek, D., Raasch, S., & Hamilton, S. (2008). My Sports Pulse: Increasing student interest in STEM disciplines through sports themes , games and mobile technologies. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on "Wireless, Mobile and Ubiquitous Technologies in Education (WMUTE 2008) ", held in Beijing, China, March 23-26, 2008.

Metcalf, D., Milrad, M., & de Sousa Pires, J. (2006). Renaissance mLearning: A Renewed Mobile Strategy. Proceedings of M-Learn 2006 held in Banff, Canada, October 22-25th.

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