Department Chair

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  • PhD, Special Education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Program Coordinator

Devanshi completed her doctoral work in the Graduate School of Education at UC Berkeley. Her research focuses on the use of technologies as tools for learning in various contexts with a focus on inclusive education. Devanshi has taught several courses in various departments at Santa Rosa Junior College, San Francisco State University, and UC Berkeley. Prior to entering her PhD program Devanshi taught preschool through second grade classrooms in the US and India and was a Prek-12 special educator...

  • UC Berkeley, PhD in Education, 2022
  • UC Berkeley, MA in Education, 2017
  • Tufts University, MA in Child Development, 2013
  • Denison University, BA in Psychology and Educational Studies, 2011
  • Digital literacies
  • Designing innovative spaces for online teaching & learning
  • Information and communication technologies for development

Part-Time Faculty

John has been working at USF since 1997, and is presently the Director of Learning Technologies in the Center of Instruction and Technology (CIT). He is also the program coordinator for the DTTL program. John has taught courses in Web Design and Issues, Trends and Research for the DTTL program. He has also taught Teaching, Learning and Technology for the Teacher Education Department. John earned his Ed.D. from the USF School of Education Learning and Instruction Department. His dissertation...

  • Ed.D., Learning and Instruction, University of San Francisco
  • Professional development
  • Technology integration
  • Instructional design
  • Training
  • Online pedagogy

Quinn is a Senior Director of Computational Thinking and Learning Pathways at the national education non-profit Digital Promise in Redwood City, CA. His research at Digital Promise examines the effectiveness of different activities by which to introduce students to programming and how computational thinking (CT) can support core curricula coursework. His research has been supported by a number of state and federal grants, including awards from the National Science Foundation and the US...

  • University of Pennsylvania, EdD in Learning Sciences, 2012
  • Columbia University, MA in English Literature, 2003
  • Boston College, BA in English, 1999
  • Computer science education research
  • Research practice partnerships (RPPs)
  • Research methods in design-based research

MaryHelen Sherman is an accomplished Educational Technology professional with a passion for using technology to close the United States educational gap among low-income and underrepresented students. MaryHelen began her career as a teacher with San Francisco Unified School District, it was this experience that inspired her to pursue her Master's in Educational Technology at the University of San Francisco.

After obtaining her degree she quickly rose through the ranks to become an Educational...

  • University of San Francisco, MA in Educational Technology, 2020
  • UC Santa Cruz, BA in Cultural Anthropology, 2006

Professionally, Kevin is passionate about learning new methods of instruction to further enhance the learning experience inside the classroom – live or online. He finds great joy in coming across what already works and putting his own KZ-twist to it. Personally, Kevin is constantly enthralled by the latest technologies and seeing how they may be utilized as supplemental material for students, colleagues, and himself.

  • University of San Francisco, MA in TESOL with ETK, 2019
  • University of California, Davis, BA in Design, 2017
  • Accessibility
  • Online tools and apps
  • Distance, online, blended learning
  • Project-based learning