Member Profile

Geoff Cain

Geoff Cain


Geoff Cain is a member of the Virtual Speakers Bureau



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Members in Geoff’s discipline

Virtual Speakers Bureau

Skills & Interests

  • Education / TeacherEd / Teaching Methods (Expert)
    I am an ABE and English teacher with an extensive background in course development, faculty development, instructional design, student support, and online teaching and learning.
  • Education / TeacherEd (Expert)
    I am currently an education consultant with an extensive background in teaching and instructional design.


  • NW eLearning Community
    Board Member 06/2016 – Current
  • New Media Consortium
    Member 02/2013 – Current
  • Educause
    Member 04/2008 – Current

Education History

  • M.S., Education, Distance Learning & Online Teaching (06/2003)
    California State University, Hayward
  • Graduate Certificate Online Teaching (06/2002)
    CSU Hayward
  • B.A. English (06/1991)
    Sonoma State University


  • Cain, G. B.. (03-01-04). Review of Hubert Dreyfus' book On the Internet in Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies, Univ. of Washington.
  • Cain, G. B.. (11-10-03). The Art of Group Work: Creating meaningful collaboration in online learning in Teaching Online in Higher Education.

Teaching Experience

  • Social Studies (ABE) (Current)
    • Green River College – Social Studies
  • Physical Science (ABE) (Current)
    • Green River College – Science
  • Math / Math Review (ABE) (Winter 2018)
    • Green River College – Basic Math

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty Innovation Award (06/2008)
    Awarded a grant along with nursing instructor John Miller to develop instructional materials and simulations in virtual worlds (Second Life).


  • Enhanced Podcasting: Transfoming Sound Files into Educational Multimedia, 11/12/2007
    League for Innovation: Conference on Information Technology, Nasheville, TN
  • Using Second Life's 3-D Online World to Train Online Medical & Nursing Students, 11/12/2007
    League for Innovation: Conference on Information Technology, Nasheville, TN
  • Creating an Online Course Development Process, 10/25/2007
    Educause 2007, Seattle, WA


  • Founder (09/2016 – Current) GBC Education Consultanting
  • Instructional & Curriculum Design Specialist (12/2021 – Current) Clover Park Technical College
  • Adjunct Instructor (ABE) (02/2016 – 12/2018) Green River Community College