Deepa joined HCT in 2010 in the Information Technology Department at ADW. In 2012, She moved to Educational technology as a Learning Technology officer. In her current role, she trains and guides faculty on various blackboard tools and other eLearning applications like Respondus, Nearpod and Softchalk. She also guides and supports Faculty in course design, e-textbook integration and securing and deploying online assessments.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from University of Mumbai, India. Currently, she is pursuing her Master’s in Educational Technology from USQ, Australia. She is a PMP Certified Professional and a Cisco Certified Network Associate. She also holds a Blackboard Certificate in Teaching and Learning online and is also a blackboard exemplary course reviewer.She has also presented in HCT Mobile Conferences and icelebrate (ADW campus initiative to engage faculty in implementing iPad in classrooms).
Prior to HCT she has worked in India for major telecom companies like Global Telesystems (GTL), Reliance Infocomm and TATA, accumulating a total of 15 years of Industry experience till date.
She is passionate about educational technology and works with faculty to improve student retention in their courses through the use of communication and collaboration tools.
She is an avid reader and is a Harry porter Fan.