Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
Dr. Sher Downing is an EdTech Strategist with over thirty years' experience in higher education including leading online learning and technology initiatives for public, private, and profit higher education institutions.
Her proficiency lies in creating powerful training and educational programs while being cost effective and cutting edge in technological advancement. She provides industry expertise in the areas of online and course program development, strategies for program expansion, and executive mentoring for EdTech professionals.
She has served as an international and national presenter, author, media contributor, consultant, and as a mentor for EdTech startups. She holds a Ph.D. and a master’s degree, both with specializations in instructional design for online learning and a master’s degree in legal studies with a focus on intellectual property/copyright. Her research interests’ include innovation technologies, strategic alignment for online delivery, and comparisons of human interaction with technology that impacts learning.