The Technology Department is here to support our students, faculty, administration and staff. If you have any questions or problems, you are always welcome to stop by and see us in the Tech Office or dial extension 5464.
More answers to Frequently Asked Questions for:
Faculty: If you have a problem in your classroom during class, please dial extension 464 from your classroom phone. The most current information related to educational technology at SI can be accessed via our Twitter account, @SI_Technology, and our Tumblr, sipreptech.com. Also please check out Mr. Castro's Educational Technology website that covers common questions about Canvas, Finalsite, Google Apps, iPads, PowerTeacher, email and more.
You can learn more about technology at SI, including our one-to-one iPad program, on this site.
Mr. Mike Ugawa
MAT, Physics (Science Education), University of SanFrancisco 1998
Mike Ugawa was born and raised in San Francisco where he graduated from Lowell High School before attending San Francisco State University. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics with minors in Chemistry and Electronics, and was the recipient of the Physics Department’s Stollberg Distinguished Achievement Award. He received his Teaching Credential and Master’s Degree in Science Education, also in Physics, with an emphasis in microcomputer based data acquisition and analysis, from the University of San Francisco. He is a member of the Underwater Acoustics Research Group headed by SFSU physics professor Roger Bland. Mike has served in a program to train high school physics teachers at the Teacher Institute of The Exploratorium, San Francisco’s world
renowned hands-on science museum, and he is a collaborator in the production of a video telecourse for Preparatory Physics at City College of San Francisco. Mike is a Past-President of the Northern Californa/Nevada Section of The American Association of Physics Teachers. At the national level he serves the association as a Physics Teaching Resource Agent, dedicated to improving the quality of Physics education in The United States by offering training to teachers in urban areas throughout