| Bharat Rathod
Bharat is a doctoral candidate in International Education program and he is interested to learn new technology in different educational settings. Bharat has been associated with youth mentoring programs and keen to explore low-cost and accessible technologies to educate youth. Further, he has research interests in student affairs and learning technology in higher education.
Dan Cannity is a graduate student in the Department of Sociology. He has had a long time fascination with learning and using technology, and his research involves digital literacy, learning digital skills, video games, and augmented reality. In addition to digital learning, Dan is interested in quantitative data analysis, new research methodologies, and data visitation.
| Maria Afzal
Maria is a graduate student in the Learning, Media and Technology program. She has a particular enthusiasm for the design and implementation of new technologies for learning environments and educational systems. Maria also worked as a graphic designer and multimedia artist before joining the Instructional Media Lab at UMass Amherst.
Sadaf is a graduate student in the International Education program. She has worked as a teaching associate in a team based learning classroom and is fascinated by the learning model. She is interested in learning and exploring such new technologies and pedagogies to create socially just classrooms and societies.
Travis is a doctoral candidate in English Composition and Rhetoric. He is committed to empowering teachers to learn and adapt new instructional technologies to better meet their teaching goals. Travis has a strong background in composition pedagogy, does research on digital media, and loves making pivot tables in Excel.
| Xime Cubillos
Xime is a graduate student in the Learning, Media and Technology masters program. She wants to mix her abilities as a digital animator with education to develop interactive educational material that helps teachers to enhance learning in their practice. As a digital animator she has expertise with audiovisual projects.