Albert Orbinati - Director of Online and Non-Traditional Programs at Utica College; Adjunct Professor; Captain, NY Air National Guard.
My professional experience blends a professional military background with adult education and teaching. My career goals include continuing the advancement of the field of adult education, through the lens of critical thinking and online learning.
Albert Orbinati's Background
Albert Orbinati's Experience
Adjunct Professor at Utica College
August 2011 - Present | Utica, NY
Facilitate capstone/thesis course CYB 695 and CYB 696 - graduate-level professional project.
- Thesis methodologies, APA compliance, research methods.
Academic Courses Developed
Critical Thinking: The Elements of Reasoning
8-week online course
Teaches critical thinking methodologies and skills online. Helps students create a practical set of critical thinking tools through the use of the Elements of Reasoning. Assessments include case study analysis, interactive discussions, an exam, and a weekly reflective journal.
Setting the Table: Preparation for the Journey Ahead
Online presentation and course designed to assist adult learners with the rigors of learning as an adult, critical thinking skills, and learning online.
Director, Online & Non-Traditional Programs at Utica College
July 2008 - Present | Utica, NY
Strategic thinking and planning related to online education programming.
Responsible for the management and administration of Utica College's suite of online programs, adult learning initiatives, and online student support efforts.
Captain (O-3) at NY Air National Guard
May 2003 - Present | Rome, NY
- Monitor, evaluate, supervise space operations for National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
- Brief Director of National Reconnaissance Office (DNRO) on daily operations pertaining to NRO systems
- Develop training materials and provide classroom instruction to unit members
- Knowledge of DoD systems and their respective domains
Albert Orbinati's Education
2009 – 2014
Doctor of Philosophy
Concentration: Adult & Postsecondary Education
Activities: Currently in dissertation phase. Anticipated graduation - January 2014.
Central Michigan University
2004 – 2006
Master of Arts
Concentration: Adult Education
1996 – 2000
Bachelor of Arts
Concentration: Environmental Science