Dr. Donna McGhie-Richmond, holds a Ph.D. in adaptive instruction from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/ University of Toronto (OISE/UT). She is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria. She teaches courses in inclusive education and digital and assistive technologies at the graduate and undergraduate level. Donna is an early adopter of online learning technologies and has been using them in her teaching for over 10 years. Extensive experience as a consultant and researcher in augmentative communication and assistive technologies as well as a special education teacher grounds her work. While her research uses mixed methods approaches; her main interests are in qualitative methodologies and analyses.