Martin has been a faculty member in the Minnesota State system since 2002, and started his teaching career at Inver Hills Community College. He has worked in the field of educational development since 2007, serving as a program director at the Minnesota State Center for Teaching and Learning, as a conference chair and board member with the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, and as an educational development consultant at colleges and universities across the country.
Martin’s interests include techniques for the assessment of student learning, teaching and learning with technology, and student engagement in both traditional and online classrooms. His writing and photographs relative to teaching and learning in higher education have appeared in Thought and Action (2013) and To Improve the Academy (2012 & 2016). Stemming from his work as arts faculty and in educational development, Martin also co-authored the books “Meaningful Grading: A Guide for Faculty in the Arts” (West Virginia University Press, 2018) and “What Teaching Looks Like: Higher Education through Photographs” (Elon University Center for Engaged Learning, 2022).
In July 2022 Martin began a new position as the Interim Dean of Liberal Arts & STEM at DCTC.