Dr. Ruth Duran Huard

Dr. Ruth Duran Huard, Principal Investigator

Tel: (408) 924-2679

Email: ruth.huard@sjsu.edu

Dr. Ruth Duran Huard has over 10 years of academic and professional experience in the areas of learning sciences and technology design.  As Director of SJSU Online, she has facilitated the growth of online teaching and learning opportunities for the San José State University community. Dr. Huard is a former professor and enjoyed teaching courses such as emerging communication technologies, research methods, and applied organizational communication. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University where she conducted research on human-computer interaction and learning systems in the School of Education and in the Computer Science Department–Knowledge Systems AI Lab.  While Dr. Huard is excited by emerging technologies, her interest and focus continue to be on the people that engage with the technology.