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Martha Snyder, Ph.D., PMP, SPHR

Martha Snyder

Director of Faculty Professional Development in the Learning and Educational Center
Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice 

Honors Courses

  • HONR 2010R Design Thinking
  • HONR 1010D Water & Sustainability

Honors Engagement

  • Shark Preview Weekends
  • Experiential Education and Learning (ExEL) Faculty Coordinator

Research Focus

  • Knowledge Management
  • Learning Design
  • Technology in the Workplace
  • Project Management Education
  • Computing Privacy and Ethics
  • Cyber Awareness, Education, and Training
  • Design Theory


  • Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University
  • M.Ed., University of Missouri—Columbia
  • B.A., Columbia College

Before joining NSU in 2006, Marti spent 15 years in corporate organizational development, where she was responsible for overseeing the design and implementation of innovative learning and performance solutions in the areas of executive and expatriate education, employee onboarding and compliance, privacy and information security, sales training, and client product implementation for domestic and international banks, retailers, mortgage companies, and insurance agencies.

Marti has taught undergraduate, master's, and doctoral courses in face-to-face, blended, and fully online formats in the areas of instructional design and technology, online communities, learning theory, design thinking, knowledge management, information systems project management, and computing privacy and ethics.

Marti has published her research in national and international journals including Educational Technology Research and DevelopmentThe Internet and Higher Education, The Qualitative Report, International Journal of Designs for LearningOnline Learning JournalInstruction Delivery SystemsTechTrendsFlorida Journal of Educational Research and Florida Distance Learning Journal. She is an active member of the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE), where she served as the 2020 conference chair, Association for Information Systems (AIS), Information Systems, Audit and Control Association (ISACA), and the Project Management Institute (PMI).

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