Dr. Fred Fonseca is currently the director of the Penn State Center for Online Innovation in Learning. From 2010-2012 he was the Associate Dean for Education of the College of Information Sciences and Technology. During this time he led the online education operations of the College. His research is focused on the flow of information from its conceptualization in human minds to its implementation is computer applications. Currently he is studying the process surrounding the conceptualization, design, and instantiation of online courses.