Sarah McMahon is an assistant professor and program director whose expertise includes higher education policy, digital pedagogy, and online faculty development. She also has a background in assessment and curriculum development.
Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Master of Education in Policy, Planning, & Administration
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Awards and Accomplishments
Dissertation: Using Mezirow’s Transformative Learning Theory to Understand Expert Instructors’ Construction of Online Teaching Experiences.
McMahon, S. (2018, Oct). “The Transformative Development Process of Online Instructors,”. A paper presented at the Magna Teaching with Technology Conference, St. Louis, MO
Dhilla, S. (2017, Nov). "The Role of Online Faculty in Supporting Successful Online Learning Enterprises: A Literature Review," Academic Perspectives in Higher Education: Vol. 3 : Iss. 1 , Article 3.
Dhilla, S. (2015, Dec), Intellectual Property Rights in the Online Learning Era. Leadership, Equity, and Social Justice in American Higher Education--A Reader. Peter Lang.
Research Methods I: Qualitative (EDL 715)
Research Methods II: Quantitative (EDL 735)
Leading in a Technological World (EDL 762)
Evolving Roles of the Professoriate (HEDL 502)
Ethics and Emotional Intelligence (OM509)
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA100)