Michelle Sandsmark is a research assistant at Edu. She helps manage project calendars, develops surveys, assists with data analysis, and conducts learnability testing of educational technologies.
Michelle oversees Edu’s virtual workspace – a collection of video conferencing and online tools that allow collaboration from multiple locations. She is also responsible for content aggregation – searching multiple databases and search engines for articles, documents, and grey literature to support client projects.
Michelle graduated magna cum laude from the University of Ottawa. The recipient of several academic awards she played four years on the varsity women’s hockey team. Her published research focuses on using youth-driven programs to encourage physical activity in adolescent girls. Michelle is currently conducting graduate work in Public Health at the University of Victoria.
Active in the community Michelle organized and led a group of female athletes that raised significant funds for the Canadian Cancer Society. She volunteers with the homeless and is a youth hockey coach.