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Dr. Steve Yacovelli

Dr. Steve Yacovelli


Dr. Steve Yacovelli is an author of materials Dr. Steve Yacovelli is a member of the Virtual Speakers Bureau



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Virtual Speakers Bureau

Skills & Interests


  • GOOD Network - Greater Orlando Organizational Development Network
    Member 11/2002 – Current
  • ASTD - American Society for Training & Development
    Member 01/2001 – Current
  • AECT - Association for Educational Communications & Technology
    Member 10/2000 – Current

Education History

  • Ed.D. Instructional Technology & Distance Education (06/2005)
    Nova Southeastern University
  • M.A. Educational Policy & Leadership Development (05/1998)
    The Ohio State University
  • B.S. Speech Communication - Public Relations (05/1993)
    Millersville University of Pennsylvania


  • Chaves, W. and S.R. Yacovelli. (2008). Lessons from the Sea: A Case Study of an Experiential MBA International Management Course in Journal of Teaching for International Business. ((19) 2 Winter 2008).
  • Deresky, H.. (2008). International Case Study: Lessons from the Sea in International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures. (6th Ed). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Yacovelli, S.R.. (2007). All Fun and Games? Using Off-the-Shelf Digital Games in the Corporate Training Classroom in CFCExpress: The Newsletter of the Central Florida Chapter of the American Society for Training & Development. ((5) 3. Q3 2007. p. 6-9).

Teaching Experience

  • Video and Multimedia for Education (Current)
    • Nova Southeastern University – Educational Technology
    • Graduate course introduces elements of audio, video and multimedia creation for individual CBT and distance delivery. Students create educational multimedia materials for teaching and learning in a variety of formats using new technologies and software.
  • Instructional Systems Design (Winter 2008)
    • Nova Southeastern University – Educational Technology
    • Graduate course focusing on Instructional Design theories. Includes application of these theories through an instructional technology lens, and how to effectively design technology-enabled learning interventions using proper instructional design.
  • Introduction to Technology for Educators (Spring 2005)
    • University of Central Florida – Educational Technology
    • Course introduced undergraduate, pre-service teachers the fundamentals of learning technologies. Focused on various forms of synchronous and asynchronous delivery methods that can be employed into their future classroom.


  • The Whole Brain Model: Understanding Your Personal Style, 06/15/2008
    Keynote at the 2008 Institute of Validation Technology Training Conference, San Diego, CA. Using Herrmann's Whole Brain Model, session focused on understanding of the model to foster communication, change, and collaboration among teams.
  • It’s All About You: How To Make a Lasting Impression [Public Speaking], 02/15/2008
    Public Library Association’s Turning the Page Conference, various locations through the United States (Feb - May 2008). Focused on helping librarians leverage public speaking and other business competencies to further promote the library "business."
  • Emotional Intelligence, 09/15/2007
    Session presented at the 2007 Disney Earport National Travel Agent Conference, Lake Buena Vista, FL. Focused on understanding "Emotional Intelligence" and its effects on business performance.


  • Adjunct Faculty, Fischler School of Education & Human Services (01/2007 – Current) Nova Southeastern University
  • Owner & Principal (01/2002 – Current) TopDog Learning Group, LLC
  • Manager of Leadership Development – Worldwide (05/2006 – 08/2007) Tupperware Brands Corporation