Education Workshop 2: Transitioning Traditional to Online Pedagogies

9:00 to 11:00 AM

Current times have forced learners and teachers alike to embrace online learning. Many (both learners and teachers) have little experience in distance education.This workshop will offer tips to help both students and teachers transition to online learning to make sure they make the most of it and avoid the pitfalls of transitioning to this newest form of instruction.


  • Successfully navigate a series of design activities reflecting actual online learning situations, including adaptive technologies.


  • The single workshop price is $95.
  • The series of 10 workshops price is $750.
  • As of July 8, 2020, please contact Patrick Litzinger or Tina Gitelman directly at or 412-397-6383 to register for any individual workshop in the series.

Instructor: Dr. Lawrence Tomei

Dr. Lawrence Tomei is a Professor of Education at Robert Morris University. Dr. Tomei also serves as the Director of the RMU Center for Cyber Research and Training and Editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Cyber Research and Education. He holds an Ed.D. (USC – Los Angeles, CA), master’s degrees in Education and Public Administration (University of Oklahoma, Norman), and bachelor’s degree in business administration (University of Akron, Ohio). He served in the US Air Force from 1972 until his retirement as a lieutenant colonel in 1994. He moved to Pittsburgh and took a position as a senior administrator, then education faculty member at Duquesne University. He joined RMU in 2004 as Vice Provost for Academic Affairs until 2017 when he returned to full-time faculty. His research interests include educational psychology and learning theories, instructional technology, and cyber security.