Robert Caples


Robert Caples

Contact Info

Hawkins Hall, Room 107P


Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park, 2006

M.S., McDaniel College, 1989

B.A., Salisbury University, 1982

Areas of Expertise

Online Learning, teacher preparation, technology integration, PreK-12 administration and supervision, educational technology research


Dr. Caples has extensive experience designing, developing and teaching online and face-to-face courses utilized advanced learning technologies for both undergraduate and graduate programs. He offered professional development opportunities for PK-12 and school administrators on technology integration, learning strategies, and data analysis and its relationship to student achievement. He has over nearly 40 years of experience working in PK-12 and higher education. He served as a middle and high school teacher, high school administrator, and district administrator in research and accountability and educational technology. 

Courses Taught or Teaching:

  • TSEM 102: Learning in a Digital Society
  • ISTC 301: Integrating Instructional Technology
  • ISTC 702: Educational Leadership and Technology,
  • ISTC 731: Theory and Practice for Integrating Digital Resources into Learning and Teaching
  • ISTC 709: Legal and Ethical Issues in Instructional Technology

Dr. Caples is also a recipient of the 2014-2015 and the 2017-2018 Gloria A Neubert Excellence in Teaching Award.