Robert Medaska, Jr.

Sr. Lecturer

Mathematics and Computer Science

Program Affiliations

Mr. Medaska is currently Senior Lecturer in Petrocelli College, at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Metropolitan Campus. He is also President of Public Domain Films, LLC, a multimedia production company based in the North Jersey, New York area. Mr. Medaska has been associated with Fairleigh Dickinson University for over 20 years. He has worked with and or for: The Center for Academic Services, Educational Opportunity Fund, The Regional Center, and Continuing Education. Mr. Medaska has been the recipient of numerous awards including: Outstanding Faculty twice, N.J. EOF champion, and induction into the honors society. He is also Blackboard Certified in Teaching and Learning Online, Blackboard Course Delivery GUI Administrator, and Community Engagement GUI Administrator certified, all directly though Blackboard. He is also MOS certified, as well as VoiceThread certified, and has QM certificate and training. He is experienced with Blackboard tools including: Softchalk, Software Secure, Respondous, Respondous Lockdown Browser, Blackboard Collaborate, Starfish, and Adobe Articulate.

Mr. Medaska has been a leader in the development and distribution of distance learning courses. He has created a variety of courses for DL distribution including: Introduction to Computers, Business in a Global Society, Adobe Photoshop, New Perspectives on the Internet, and New Technologies in Communication; just to name a few. He has also taught at a variety of different schools and universities including: Kean University, Rutgers University, the Computer Learning Center, Cittone Institute, Adelphi Education, and Jewish Vocational Center. His professional working experience includes: New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, and Nubenco Enterprises. His freelance computer experience includes such cliental as: Whole Foods, Barnes and Noble, Time Warner, and Masonic Children’s Learning Center.

Mr. Medaska has worked in the multimedia production field for over 10 years. He has help to create Television Commercials, DVD materials, and Web Video for a variety of clientele. His company Public Domain Films and affiliate, Skyline Media Solutions, has worked for and created video for many well-known companies: Time Warner Cable, Court TV, Manhattan Cable, Comcast and Cablevision. Mr. Medaska has been able to combine his multimedia endeavors and educational drive to propel Distance Learning to the most advanced capabilities available. In 2012 he Produced and Directed his first major feature film, MP2V, which has garnered many accolades and a tremendous amount or recognition in the short time since it’s release. There are currently and Television show and sequel film in the works. Mr. Medaska looks forward to helping education develop as we move forward in the 21st century.

Mr. Medaska is currently working on an acclaimed web series “Classic Movies & More”. It is an episodic show chronicling the history or Hollywood, and how it still shines bright even today. Film festivals, classic stars and all vintage Hollywood are all topics covered, it can be found at classicmoviesandmore.com.


Short Abstract

Education

  • FDU-BS - Accounting
  • FDU-MBA - Management

Grants and Awards

  • EOF Champion
  • Outstanding Faculty (2 time winner)
  • Ball State University Film Certificate

Courses Taught