- 1998, B.A. (Psychology), Florida International University
- 2005 , M.A. (Teaching), Belhaven University
- 2014, Ed.D. (Education), Nova Southeastern University
Luke joined the team at ONU in 2017. He holds an EdD with two specializations: Instructional Technology and Instructional Leadership/Curriculum Development, and an MA in Teaching. Luke has extensive online, blended, and face-to-face teaching and course development experience at the graduate and undergraduate level. Prior to moving into higher education Luke spent 16 years in secondary education. Throughout his career in secondary education, he held both teaching and administrative positions. His research interests include the management and pedagogy in emerging learning spaces and teaching and learning in virtual and augmented reality environments. He has presented at international, national, and regional conferences and has been published in peer reviewed journals. Luke became interested in online education through his graduate coursework and his experience facilitating online courses. He realized the power and potential that well designed online instruction has to reach and educate students globally.