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Students should be given an opportunity to go beyond the boundaries of school and explore the deepest thoughts within themselves as well as the knowledge all around them

Robert Branch


I publish research that focuses on diagramming complex conceptual relationships and other complicated flow processes.

I earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina; and a Masters of Arts degree from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. I taught Technology Education at Lobatse Secondary School in Botswana as a Peace Corps Volunteer and later joined the University of Botswana as a lecturer. I completed my Doctor of Education Degree at Virginia Tech and then joined the faculty at Syracuse University and became a tenured Associate Professor. I worked as a Fulbright Lecturer/Researcher at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, conducting research on the complexities of intentional learning spaces. I serve as an editor of the Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, author of the Survey of Instructional Development Models and Instructional Design: The ADDIE Approach.