Bernard Luskin



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Bernard Luskin

Bernard Luskin

Dr Bernard Luskin has had distinguished careers in the corporate world, education, entertainment and psychology. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business from California State University in 1961. Hes added post gratuate study in psychology and media at the


University of Southern California , Whittier College and Oxford University .


Luskin began humbly, landing his first education post in 1963 at Orange Coast College In California USA. He rose over four years from the asociate dean of admissions and counseling to director of vocational education to the dean of governmental relations. Over the next decade, as vice chancellor of education and development, he developed the format and production techniques for the television course for distant learners, called the "telecourse".


Again showing the way in 1976, Luskin became the founding president and CEO of Coastline Community College. Based and modeled after the British Open University, these learning centres are "praised as global exemplars of how distance learning develops educational media markets, by creating more educated minds in the world" ( media psych 101)


In 1996, Luskin pioneered a major study of psychology and new technologies for the Media Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association . The study as completed some two years later establishing new occupational paths to link psychology and media technology. This had many clinical applications to how tv shows are created. The study was designed to improve the quality of media content produced, and its impact be felt for generations to come.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS TIMELINE



1961 - earned Earned a bachelor of arts in Business (California State University)


1963 - Lands first education post in 1963 at Orange Coast College


1976 - Became founding president and CEO of Coastline Community College


1996 - Began major study of psychology and new technologies for the Media Psychology Division, Whom are a sector of the APA .