Rolin Moe, EdD

MOE3Dr. Rolin Moe is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Educational Technology & Media at Seattle Pacific University.  He is also the CEO of RAM TEC, an educational consulting outfit dedicated to developing and creating impactful digital learning environments for formal, informal and non-formal learning spaces.

Rolin is an award-winning blogger and a featured author on topics surrounding educational technology, online learning and the future of higher education, his list of publishings including Hybrid Pedagogy, MindShift and Keep Learning.  Rolin is also a dedicated and prolific scholar who researches the relationship between educational technology and sociocultural issues, his most recent works published in a Special 2015 issue of Learning, Media & Technology and the January 2015 issue of Current Issues in Emerging eLearning.

Prior to his work at SPU, Rolin taught and administrated in K-12, higher education and lifelong learning spaces, including California State University – Channel Islands, Duke University’s Talent Identification Program, Centenary College of Louisiana, and Park Century School.  He has consulted and designed for non-formal and informal groups including the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, Thesys International and NextThought. In addition to his work as an educator, Rolin was a literary agent for television writers in Hollywood through The Gage Group.

Recent Artifacts

The Content Paradox – a criticism of viewing Openness in education (OER, Open Textbooks) as a copyright issue

On Postmodernism & Higher Education – an artifact built for research, practice and OER (more about the project)

Pwning Pedagogy – An ‘Over the Top’ Ignite Speech (presented at NWeLearn – 10/23/15)


Video produced in conjunction with David Rither; drawing created by Dominic Williamson. Both media developed as part of a CSFD Grant at Seattle Pacific University (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0).

Slider image attribution: Death of a Lightbulb (Fourth Photo in a Series of 4) by Harold Edgerton (Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum); Lightning_1 by Matthew Sullivan (CC BY-NC 2.0); Open or Closed by Alan Levine (CC BY 2.0).