Associate Vice President For Distance Learning
Online/Distance Learning

Andrew Casiello PhD

401 Gornto Hall
Norfolk, 23529

Educator and technologist with a focus on distance learning, communication systems design and engineering, television and radio broadcasting and instructional design.

Ph.D. in Higher Education, Old Dominion University, (2019)

M.S.Ed. in Instructional Design and Technology, Old Dominion University, (2005)

B.S. in Communications Media, Fitchburg State College, (1982)

A.S. in Telecommunications Technology, Springfield Technical Community College, (1979)

FCC Extra Class Amateur Radiotelegraph License
Sponsoring Organization: Federal Communications Commission
Date Obtained: 2003-01-01
FCC General Radiotelephone License
Sponsoring Organization: Federal Communications Commission
Date Obtained: 1986-01-01
Massachusetts Master Technician
Sponsoring Organization: Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Date Obtained: 1986-01-01

Expertise

Distance Learning
Distance Learning
Leadership
Innovation, management, marketing and pedagogy.

Research Interests

Distance Learning, instructional design, Leadership in Online Education, Television and radio systems, educational psychology

Articles

Overbaugh, R. C. and Casiello, A. R. (2008). Distributed collaborative problem-based graduate-level learning: Students’ perspectives on communication tool selection and efficacy.. Computers in Human Behavior.
Casiello, A. R. and Whalen, D. J. (2004). Teletechnet: distance education at Old Dominion University. . Journal of Communications Technology in Higher Education.

Book Chapters

Casiello, A. R., Overbaugh, R. C., Huling, H. and Blythe, M. S. (2015). Distance learners: Their challenges and successes. Today’s College Students: A Reader New York: PeterLang.

Conference Proceeding

Casiello, A. R., Blythe, S. Mitsue., Nickel, C. and Overbaugh, R. C. Closing the Distance Gap between Online and On-Campus Student Support Services 37th Annual Meeting of the Easter Educational Research Association.
Blythe, S. Mitsue. and Casiello, A. R. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Distance and the Online Learner: Closing the Distance Gap in Student Support between On-Campus and Online Student Populations SACSA with NASPA REgion III Annual Conference: Sailing Toward Student Engagement and Success.
Chakrabarti, S., Wagner, R., Burns, L., Caron, J. and Casiello, A. R. Framework for International Online Education: Criteria and Recommendations UPCEA Annual Conference UPCEA.
Hansen, R., Casiello, A. R. and Uranis, J. Hallmarks of Online Leadership UPCEA South Region Conference - Destination UPCEA: Charting a Course for the Future University Professional and Continuing Education Association.
Casiello, A. R. How ODU Reinvented Its Distance Education Operation to Succeed in Today’s Environment - See more at: http://www.scup.org/page/regions/ma/2015/monday#sthash.TBMLO4hA.dpuf SCUP 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference: Planning for Change: Cultural, Technological, and Economic Shifts in Higher Education Society for College and University Planning.
Casiello, A. R. How ODU Reinvented Its Distance Education Operation to Succeed in Today’s Environment - See more at: http://www.scup.org/page/regions/ma/2015/monday#sthash.TBMLO4hA.dpuf SCUP 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference: Planning for Change: Cultural, Technological, and Economic Shifts in Higher Education Society for College and University Planning.
Chakrabarti, S., Gazi, Y., Casiello, A. R. and Lacey, A. Regulatory and Compliance Aspects of International Online and Continuing Education UPCEA.
Nickel, C., Overbaugh, R. C. and Casiello, A. R. Teaching Presence in 2014: How do we Define it and How do we Do it? 37th Annual Meeting of the Easter Educational Research Association.
Casiello, A. R. and Blythe, S. Mitsue. The Global University: Excellence in International Online Education McGraw–Hill.
Blythe, S. Mitsue. and Casiello, A. R. The International Online Learner: Re-conceptualizing Student Support Services SACSA Annual Conference.
Casiello, A. R. and Huling, H. (2014). Institutional Transformation: Case study on Rethinking Strategy, Relationships, and Practices. Transforming the Teaching & Learning Environment: the 2014 PASSHE Virtual Conference Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
Overbaugh, R. C., Casiello, A. R. and Nickel, C. (2014). The American Graduate Educational Continuity Pilot Project Provided a Digital Learning Objects Repository to Community-Based Agencies Working with School Dropouts: A Look at a Good Project Gone Bad 37th Annual Meeting of the Easter Educational Research Association.
Casiello, A. R. and Huling, H. (2012). Institutional Transformation: Rethinking 2+2 relationships within Virginia AASCU-Cisco Higher Education Innovation Initiation on Institutional Transformation.
  • 2009: Golden Key International Honor Society,
  • 2005: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
  • 1999: President's Achievement Award, National Technological University
  • 1992: Dean's Outstanding Achievement Award, The University of Massachusetts at Amherst