Faculty


Kevin Oh

Department Chair
(415) 422-4387

Education:

PhD, Special Education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Courses:

Instructional Uses of Technology for the Learning Specialist, Curriculum and Instruction for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Assessment in Special Education, Educational Practices for the Learning Specialist, M.A. Thesis/Field Project, Intern Teaching Seminar I, Research in Special Education, Consultation and Collaboration, Behavioral Management, Dissertation Proposal Development, Dissertation Research and Writing, Directed Study

Xornam Apedoe

Associate Professor, Learning and Instruction
(415) 422-4480

Xornam (pronounced 'ha-num') Apedoe is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Learning & Instruction. Prior to this, She was a Post-Doctoral...

Education:

PhD, Educational Psychology & Instructional Technology, University of Georgia, Athens | BS Honors Psychology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Courses:

Psychological Foundations of Education, Problem-, Project-, & Inquiry-based Learning, Dissertation Proposal Development, Dissertation Research and Writing, Directed Study

Robert Burns

Professor, Learning and Instruction
(415) 422-5893

 

Education:

PhD, Education, University of California, Santa Barbara

Courses:

Research Methods in Education, Educational and Psychological Measurement, Correlational Designs, Introduction to SPSS, Human Abilities, Dissertation Proposal Seminar, Models of Teaching and Instruction, Proposal Development Seminar, Dissertation Proposal Development, Dissertation Research and Writing, Directed Study, Special Topic Seminar

Patricia Busk

Professor, Learning and Instruction
(415) 422-2139

Patricia Busk is a Professor in the Learning and Instruction Department, beginning at USF in the Counseling Psychology Department. She has been a...

Education:

PhD, Quantitative Methods in Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Courses:

Advanced Statistics, Research Methods in Education, Educational and Psychological Measurement, Literature Reviews, Dissertation Proposal Seminar, Performance-Based Assessment, Essentials for Teaching in Higher Education, Proposal Development Seminar, Dissertation Proposal Development, Dissertation Research and Writing, Directed Study

Nicola McClung

Assistant Professor, Learning and Instruction
(415) 422-5179

Nicola McClung was a teacher in San Francisco public schools for eight years prior to receiving her doctorate at the University of California,...

Education:

PhD, Human Development and Education, University of California, Berkeley | MA, Human Development and Education, University of California, Berkeley | Teaching Credential, Educational Specialist, San Francisco State University | BA, Art, Grinnell College

Courses:

Special Topics Seminar, Applied Educational Statistics, Special Topic Seminar, Disability and Impairment, Multiliteracies in Teacher Education, Research, Teaching and Collaboration for Disability Justice, Dissertation Proposal Development, Dissertation Research and Writing, Multiple Subject Curriculum and Instruction: Early Literacy

Mathew Mitchell

Professor, Learning and Instruction / Co-Director, Center for Teaching Excellence
(415) 422-2794

Dr. Mitchell started working at USF in 1992 in the Learning and Instruction doctoral program. He teaches a wide range of courses: Applied Statistics...

Education:

PhD, Educational Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Courses:

Digital Storytelling Lab, Media Lab, Web Design Lab, Applied Educational Statistics, Cognitive Psychology, Motivation, Dissertation Proposal Development, Dissertation Research and Writing, Directed Study

Emily Nusbaum

Assistant Professor, Learning and Instruction
(415) 422-2138

Dr. Emily A. Nusbaum's professional experiences began as an inclusion facilitator in SFUSD. She has worked as adjunct faculty and as an Assistant...

Education:

PhD, University of California at Berkeley and San Francisco State University; Special Education, Concentration in disability studies

Expertise:

Disability studies in education, Inclusive education - ideology and practice, Critical, qualitative research methods