Melvin J. Cobb has been a full-time faculty member at Long Beach City College since 2004. Currently, Melvin oversees the Computer Proficiencies for Academic Success program. These courses are designed to help students develop and utilize technology in order to be successful in an academic environment.
Prior to teaching full-time, Melvin served as the Director of Online Education at Rio Hondo Community College where he coordinated Region II of the California Virtual Campus, a grant project commissioned to assist California community colleges develop and maintain online programs through technical support and faculty training.
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Degree: M.A., Ed., 1997
California State University, Long Beach
Degree: B.A., 1991
Associate Professor, Computer & Office Studies – Long Beach City College, 2004 – present
Educational Technology Lecturer – California State University, Long Beach, 2001 – present
Director, Online Education – Rio Hondo Community College, 2003 – 2005
Instructional Technology Coordinator – U.S.C. Law School, 2000 – 2003
When he is not teaching educational technology courses, Melvin enjoys biking, spending time with his family and coaching high school football. In addition, he enjoys writing and has published several historical fiction novels.