Dr. Datta Kaur Khalsa

Teaching, Learning and Leadership
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Phone: 315-751-0185
Email: khalsad@uwstout.edu
Personal website: dkkhalsa.weebly.com/bio.html

Brief Biography

Datta Kaur Khalsa, Ph.D. teaches Assessment and Evaluation in the Online Classroom and has over thirty years experience in education. She has been involved with administration, program development and teacher training in a number of university and K-12 settings. Since 2000 she has taught and designed online graduate courses and programs with a focus on training for Online Instruction, Instructional Technology and integration of technology in the K-12 classroom. Presently she is Director of Assessment for the Graduate School Department of Education at University of Maryland, University College.

Teaching Interests: Dr. Khalsa earned her Ph.D. with the University of Maryland, completing a dissertation that helped increase understanding related to implementation and training for global project-based learning in the U.S. K-12 classrooms. She received her Masters of Education Degree in Online Teaching and Learning from California State University, East Bay.

Research Interests: Dr. Khalsa’s current research interests include online teaching and learning assessment and virtual teamwork, social computing, online communities, as well as the policy, training and organizational structure related to application of cross-cultural communication in multidisciplinary K-12 curriculum.


    • Ph D Language, Literacy, and Culture Interdisciplinary Program
      University or Maryland
      Baltimore County, MD, United States, 2005
    • M ED Masters of Education
      California State University East Bay
      East Bay, CA, United States, 2001
    • M ED Speech Pathology
      Montclair State University
      Montclair, NJ, United States, 1978
    • BS Speech and Hearing Therapy
      Edinboro State University
      Edinboro, PA, United States, 1974