Jaya Kannan is the Director of Digital Learning at Sacred Heart University. She has
a PhD in Computer Assisted Language Learning and more than 15 years of international
teaching and research experience in the higher education setting. 

In addition to managing a five year Title V federal grant, she has administrative
experience running Teaching and Learning Centers. Her recent research interests involve
the study of self-directed learning and the role of affect in the digital learning
environment. 

Degrees: Ph.D. in Computer Assisted Language Learning, Anna University, Chennai, India;
Master of Philosophy: English Language, Literature & Linguistics, University of
Madras, Chennai, India; Master of Arts in English Language and Literature, University of
Madras, Chennai, India; Bachelor of Science (Physics) University of Mysore, Mysore,
India. 

Articles

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Blended Learning in Anesthesia Education: Current State and Future Model (with Viji Kurup), Faculty Publications (2012)

Purpose of review: Educators in anesthesia residency programs across the country are facing a number...

 

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The Positive Role of Negative Emotions: Fear, Anxiety, Conflict and Resistance as Productive Experiences in Academic Study and in the Emergence of Learner Autonomy (with John Laurence Miller), Digital Learning Publications (2009)

Although affect is widely recognized as a powerful force in determining students’ academic success,researchers and...

 

Conference Presentations

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Integrating Interactive Technology to Promote Learner Autonomy: Challenges and Rewards (with Marie A. Hulme, MarĂ­a Lizano-DiMare, and Pilar Munday), English Faculty Publications (2013)

In an increasingly complex and interconnected world, students and faculty must understand and harness the...

 

Presentations

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Synchronous Online Sessions using Webex (with Adrianna Dattoli), Sacred Heart University Offices of I.T and Digital Learning Faculty Workshop Series : Fall 2013 (2013)

WebEx is a web conferencing solution that allows you to connect with anyone, anywhere, in...

 

Popular Press

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Faculty Seminar Leads to Collaboration, Learning, Sacred Heart University News Story (2014)

A total of 20 Sacred Heart University faculty members began the summer break with a...