Professor and former Director of the Training Systems,
Instructional Systems Development Graduate Program at
the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Between January 1992 and July 1995, Dr. Berge served
as Director of the Center for Teaching and Technology
and Assistant Director for Training Services, Academic
Computer Center, Georgetown University. The mission
of the Center is to promote the use of instructional
technology in the classroom. Prior to Georgetown University,
he was recruited in 1983 to Michigan State University
in a highly competitive national competition for a fellowship
program with the Institute for Research on Teaching.
Prior to MSU, he held a variety of positions, ranging
from Warehouse Group Leader to Vice President, in both
large and small business organizations. This background
has allowed accomplishments in the areas of instructional
technology, instructional design, distance education,
computers in training/education, marketing, sales, accounting,
and general management.
Education includes a BS (1977), with highest honors
in Photo management/Business Administration from Rochester
Institute of Technology; attended the University of
Michigan Graduate School of Business in the MBA program,
earned a Ph.D. in Educational Systems Development from
Michigan State University (1988). majoring in computers
in training and education; with minors in business;
learning and cognition; and statistical methods.
His research interest is distance education; mobile
learning; and training in the workplace.
Dr. Berge has authored/edited fourteen books and authored,
co-authored, or presented over three hundred book chapters,
articles, and conference presentations.