Joseph Rene Corbeil Associate Professor
Teaching Learning & Innovation
I currently teach fully online undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral-level courses in Educational Technology. I am also the coordinator for the Master of Education in Educational Technology and Educational Technology Specialization for the Doctor of Education at the University of Texas at Brownsville. In addition to my teaching responsibilities, I serve on a number of departmental, college, university, and system-level committees, including the TLI Assessment Committee, UTB Access and Quality for Distance Education Committee, and the UT System Shared Services Alliance for Distance Education. I also served as lead author for the NCATE SPA Program Reports for the M.Ed. in Educational Technology and Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction.
1999 – 2003 - Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction
University of Houston
1995– 1997 - M.Ed. in Educational Technology
University of Texas at Brownsville
1979 – 1983 - B.S. in Biology, Secondary Teacher Certification
Minor: Physical Science
Pan American University
1977 – 1979 - Associate of Arts Degree Texas Southmost College
Secondary Physical Science 05/12/1983 Grades (6-12) Texas Provisional – Life
Secondary Biology 05/12/1983 Grades (6-12) Texas Provisional – Life
Driver Education 07/07/1993 Grades (6-12) Texas Provisional – Life
Professional Employment History
2008 – Present Associate Professor – The University of Texas at Brownsville
Taught graduate courses for the M.Ed. in Educational Technology delivered online through the UT TeleCampus. Also supervising and
teaching undergraduate EDTC courses for the BAT/BAAS programs.
2003 – 2008 Assistant Professor – The University of Texas at Brownsville
Taught graduate courses for the M.Ed. in Educational Technology delivered online through the UT TeleCampus.
2001 – 2003 Lecturer – The University of Texas at Brownsville
Taught graduate courses for the M.Ed. in Educational Technology to be delivered online through the UT TeleCampus.
2000 – 2001 Instructional Designer – Office of Distance Education, The University of Texas at Brownsville
Assisted faculty in designing and developing Web-based instructional materials and course Web sites. Trained 75 Title V faculty in
integrating instructional technology into teaching. Assisted UTB and TSC faculty in designing and developing web-based courses for
the UT TeleCampus.
1997 – 2000 Lecturer/Course Developer – The University of Texas at Brownsville
Designed and developed graduate courses for the M.Ed. in Educational Technology to be delivered online through the UT
1997 – 1998 Environmental Educator – Sabal Palm Audubon Center and Sanctuary
Planned and coordinated educational field trips, designed an educational Web site and field-based teacher training modules and
lesson plans for use by teachers before and after taking a field trip to the sanctuary.
1995 – 1996 Research Assistant – The University of Texas at Brownsville
Assisted Dr. Khan in proofreading chapters of his book titled Web-Based Instruction. Designed and developed an online version of the course EDTC 6320 Instructional Technology, for the M.Ed. in Educational Technology.
1983 – 1998 Teacher/Instructional Technology Specialist – Brownsville ISD
Taught 8th grade Computer Literacy; was a member of the SBDM (Site-Based Decision-Making Committee), Co-chair of the Technology Planning Committee, TIFF Grant Coordinator, and Instructional Technology Specialist. Conducted faculty and staff training in telecommunications, word processing, database and spreadsheet design, multimedia/hypermedia design, Web design, and basic hardware and software operating procedures. Was the writer and principal investigator for the TIF (Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund) Grant awarded to Oliveira Middle School in the amount of $290,000; developed and implemented the Campus Technology Plan.
Corbeil, M.E., & Corbeil, J.R. (2012). Creating ongoing online support communities to promote learning in and out of the classroom. In Dennen, M., &
Myers, J. (Eds.) Professional Development and Informal Learning Via Social Networks.
Corbeil, M. E., & Corbeil, J. R. (2011). Getting started: Academic podcasting made simple for any level of instruction. In Abdous, M. & Facer, B. R. (Eds.),
Academic Podcasting and Mobile Assisted Language Learning: Applications and Outcomes. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Corbeil, J.R., & Corbeil, M.E., (2011). The birth of a social networking phenomenon. In C. Wankel (Ed.), Educating Educators with Social Media. Bingley, UK: