Dr. Dixon graduated from the University of Technology, Jamaica with a diploma in Mechanical Technology and bachelors of education in Industrial Technology. He taught engineering technology at the Dinthill Technology High School and worked as a maintenance engineer at the Ministry of Health in Jamaica. He later joined the national Training Agency as an instructor at the National Tool and Engineering Institute. While there he taught maintenance and mechanical technology, designed and delivered numerous training programs for industry. He received a Training of Trainers certificate from India in 2000 and was awarded instructor of the year at NTEI the following year. He later served as head of department, deputy manager, and technical coordinator for the National Tool and Engineering Institute. After completing his master’s degree in industrial Technology at Illinois State University, he taught for three years at the School of Technical and Vocational Education, University of Technology, Jamaica. Raymond became a fellow of the National Center for Engineering and Technology Education (NCETE) and completed his PhD at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign. Before joining the University of Idaho, Dr. Dixon worked as a research coordinator at the Center for Mathematics Science and Technology (CeMaST), Illinois State University.
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