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James E Osler

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Professor, Technology Leadership Program
(919) 530-7539
(919) 530-7681
2129 H. M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building


James Edward Osler II is an artist, eduscientist, entrepreneur, researcher, statistician, teacher, and technologist. He is a professor in the School of Education at North Carolina Central University (NCCU). Osler has authored of many influential refereed journal articles, books, and papers. His research agenda consists of the following topics: 1.) “Applied Educational Science”; 2.) “Inventive Instructional Design”; 3.) “Innovative Neuromathematics Concepts”; 4.) “Algorithmic Online Learning”; 5.) “Analytical Triostatistics Methodologies”; 6.) “Practical Measurement Procedures”; 7.) “Integrated Technology Engineering”; 8.) “In-Depth Nanobiotechnology Analytics”; and 9.) “Ergonomic E-Learning Standards”. He is a certified Icehouse Entrepreneurial Mindset Facilitator as well as a licensed North Carolina Preacher, K–12 Art Educator, and a Technology Endorsed Instructional Technology Specialist. Dr. Osler is also certified in digital literacy, research, and visual programming. He has served on multiple refereed journal editorial review boards and has created and authored several graduate-level degree and certificate programs. North Carolina State University (NCSU) has recognized him as one of its 100 Most Influential Black Alumni. He has received four of the highest and most respected honors at NCCU: “The Employee Recognition Award for Outstanding Service”; “The University Award for Teaching Excellence”, “The Faculty Senate Award for Outstanding Scholarly Achievement”; and the first “Chancellor’s Award for Innovation”. He is also the recipient of three national awards for his research and service to the community: An Award from The National Council for American Executives; The IGI Global Outstanding Scholars Award; and The Church of GOD in Christ—Black History Achievement Award.

Research Interests

Triostatistical Metrics
Digital Teaching Efficacy
E-Learning Standardization
Technology and Art Education
Instructional Design Analytics
Nanobiotechnology Measurement
Neuroscientific Research Analytics
Community-Based Empowering Solutions
Learner Self-Growth Measurement and Analysis
Empowering Learning through Interactive Systems
Innovative Problem-Solving and Inventive Solutions
Distance Education Course Design and Measurement
Collaborative Faculty Research Design and Publication
Preparation of Next Generation Research Professionals


EDD North Carolina State University 1996
MA North Carolina Central University 1991
BA North Carolina Central University 1990


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Selected Publications

1. Osler, J. E. (2019). Link to Osler Published Research. Refereed Published Research.
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