Ph.D. Michigan State University
Rhonda Egidio is a professor emeritus of education who developed U.S.-based and international programs that used the advantages of technology for evolving forms of learning. She partnered with business,government and education to create virtual environments that fuse work and learning. Her interests focused on innovative and integrated forms of learning for a new digital economy. Her projects had included developing and directing education reform projects in Pakistan and Egypt; digitally connecting classrooms of 11th graders in Algeria with students in the U.S. to share cultural information; designing and conducting professional development for Lebanese educators to learn to use technology in their classrooms, with particular focus on gender issues; designing innovative, student-centered online course environments; and working with Michigan Rehabilitation Services to create their e-learning and knowledge management system. She was Director of the REACH (Rehabilitation Education And Change Program).