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William Martin, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Adult and Higher Education

Department:

Counseling, Adult and Higher Education (CAHE)

Research Interests:

Dr. Martin is retired from Chicago State University where he was part of a team that helped to graduate over 3,000 adult students.  He was instrumental in budgeting, staffing, program and curriculum development, recruiting, and marketing.  He developed and taught courses in Community Development, Adult Education, Curriculum Design, Technology, Geography and Criminal Justice.  He currently sits on the Broad of the Fatherhood Educational Institute (FEI).  Dr. Martin also has affiliations with the following professional organizations: Illinois Academic Advising Association (ILACADA), National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), National Association of Graduate Admission Professionals (NAGAP), The Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights (CCDBR) NFP, Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), Member Alpha Sigma Lambda, Tau Epsilon Chapter National Honor Society, and the Learning Resources Network (LERN).

Education:

Ed.D., Northern Illinois University

Professional Presentations:

(2013). DePaul University, An Analysis of Faculty Perceptions of the Quality of Nontraditional Degree: Rural setting compared to an urban institutional setting” DePaul Academic Advising Network (peer reviewed abstract and presentation), (2013), Illinois Academic Advising Association (ILACADA), An Analysis of Faculty Perceptions of Nontraditional Degree Programs (peer abstract and presentation), (2006). Chicago State University Creating a Supportive Environment for the Adult Higher Education Students The focus is on coaching and mentoring the adult student (Keynote Speaker), (2006) Creating a Vision of Success in Higher Education after Completion of your Doctorate Degree: Diversifying Faculty Initiative (Luncheon Keynote), (2003). SITE the Journal: Society of Insurance Trainers & Educators 50th Anniversary Conference Adult Education Professional Learning Organization: A Case Study, (Journal Article), (2003), Ohio State University Online Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Collaborative Instrument for Content Experts, Faculty, and Nontraditional Students Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education (peer reviewed paper and presentation), (2003). Northern Illinois University The Fluff Perspective: The New Social Movement in the African and Latino(a) American Communities, 12th Annual African American and Latino(a) Adult Education Symposium, (peer reviewed paper and presentation), (2002). Northern Illinois University The Role of Continuing Professional Education in Lifelong Learning: The RRRR Model 11th Annual African American and Latino(a) Adult Education Symposium (peer reviewed paper and presentation),  (2002). Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), International Conference, Linking PLA Across University Lines: An On-Line Collaboration (peer reviewed paper and presentation).  His fellowships include Dissertation Completion Fellowship Award, Northern Illinois University, Fellow and Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois (DFI), Northern Illinois University.

Publications:

(2011). Living Beyond a Purpose: Creating a Legacy, Nitram & Srewolf, Inc., (2009).  Speak Power, Speak Wealth and Speak Freedom: Paradigm Processing Tearing Down the Walls, and (2006) An Analysis of Faculty Perceptions of Nontraditional Degree Programs

William Martin

Contact

(815) 753-3816
wmartin@niu.edu