B.A., University of California San Diego (Visual Arts: Media with Film Emphasis), 2007
M.A., San Diego State University (Educational Technology), 2010
Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara (Education), 2014
Torrey Trust’s research focuses on how technology can support K-12 teachers and higher education faculty in designing contexts that enhance student learning. Her research interests include instructional design, teacher professional development, social media, web 2.0 tools, online communities of practice, professional learning networks, online teaching and learning, makerspaces, and 3D printing. Her research on the implications of teacher participation in professional learning networks has been published in the Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, the International Journal of Social Media and Interactive Learning Environments, and ASCD Express.