Joshua Kim

Director of Digital Learning Initiatives, Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning


In his position in the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), Josh Kim serves as a central point for developing and coordinating digital learning programs across Dartmouth. Reporting jointly to the director of DCAL and the vice provost, he provides strategic guidance and collaborates with academic computing, schools, departments, and directly with faculty to apply technology in meeting teaching objectives.

Prior to starting his new role at Dartmouth in December of 2013, he was Director of Learning and Technology for Dartmouth’s Master of Health Care Delivery Science (MHCDS) program. At the MHCDS program, he helped to build Dartmouth’s first graduate online/blended degree designed for working professionals. He has been at the forefront of developing learning technologies, since 2008 at Dartmouth and previously at Education, Quinnipiac University, and as a member of the faculty at West Virginia University. He may be best known for his daily Inside Higher Ed blog Technology and Learning.

Josh Kim is on the Board of Directors of MedU, a nonprofit educational technology company founded by Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine faculty members. He is frequently asked to speak at national conferences and to consult with technology and publishing company leaders on topics of innovation and learning.

He has a PhD in sociology and demography from Brown University.  He started his career on the faculty at West Virginia University, helped start’s education division in San Francisco, and was one of the original founders of Quinnipiac University Online.  He has taught both on-ground and online courses in sociology, marketing, and higher education leadership.

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Working at the intersection of learning and technology is fascinating because both fields are changing so rapidly.

– Joshua Kim