David Squires

David Squires
David is an affiliated research scientist within the Research & Development Directorate at LSUASC. David oversees the requirements analysis process for online learning development and simulated training research. 

David’s academic research is focused on quantitive and qualitative data analysis methodologies (mixed methods) and research design. He has developed instrumentation to validate complex learning in extended reality (XR) environments that focus on cognitive task load analyses with XR technology applications related to human development training and the validation of complex simulated learning environments.

Dr. Squires is a faculty member within the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Learning Sciences within the College of Education and Human Development. David teaches Master's level graduate courses in Instructional Design and Educational Technology, Hypermedia Development, Learning Management System Development, and Capstone Research Methods. David also teaches Introductory Research for the Department of Educational Leadership. David teaches advanced research methods with emerging technologies and Doctoral level courses within the Curriculum & Instruction Ph.D. granting program for the Instructional Design and Educational Technology Emphasis including research methodologies, Design-Based Research (DBR), and instructional technology for the College of Education & Human Development.

Before joining Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi David was, and still is, affiliated with multiple start-up technology companies and has served as Founder, CTO, and CEO. David has also developed and copyrighted multiple software and training development programs through his company Adaptive Learning Research. David has worked as a lead eLearning developer for the United States Army Training Evaluation and Technical Support for the Army Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) Program. He has served as a Multimedia and Online Learning Developer in Beirut, Lebanon, a lead developer for the How To Teach Online Project with the University of Suwon in South Korea, and a Project Manager for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute & Shepherds Center Spinal Care Injury Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

David holds a bachelor’s degree in History, from Southwestern University, a Master's degree in Instructional Design & Technology Research, and a Doctoral degree in Learning, Design, & Technology from the University of Georgia.