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Michael Forder

Michael Forder, MEd

Director of E-Learning

Continuing Education Coordinator

Email: mjforder@vcu.edu

Michael Forder serves as the Director of E-Learning for the VCU College of Health Professions. In this role he drives the creation of engaging student-centered learning experiences through curriculum development, program assessment, and the implementation of emerging instructional technologies and innovative andragogical practices. 

A career educator, Michael has worked in both secondary and post-secondary institutions, serving in teaching, faculty development instructional design, instructional technology, assessment, and program development roles. Michael’s prior roles at VCU include serving as Learning Spaces Specialist with VCU Online and Education Technology Specialist with the School of Pharmacy. He holds a B.S. in business administration from Brockport State University and a M.Ed in instructional design and technology from Mary Washington University. He is currently a doctoral candidate, enrolled in the Ed.D. Leadership program at Virginia Commonwealth University.

His professional interests include education affordability and equity, academic assessment, and online curriculum design.