professional bio

Leah MacVie, PhD

Leah MacVie, PhD

Director, Center for Online Learning & Innovation; Adjunct Professor

My¬†Ph.D. research explored innovation in small higher education institutions using the work of Erich Jantsch. My research interests include higher education innovation, systems thinking, and futures thinking. I am also Director of Teaching Innovations at D’Youville College and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Education at Canisius College.

WHAT I’M READING

Education

2017

Ph.D. - Union Institute & University
Interdisciplinary Studies, Concentrations in Ethical and Creative Leadership and Educational Studies

2009

M.S. - Buffalo State College
Educational Technology

2005

B.A. - University at Buffalo, SUNY
Fine Art
Experience

2009-present

Canisius College, Buffalo, NY
Director of the Center for Online Learning & Innovation and Adjunct Professor

2008-2009

Bryant and Stratton, Online, Buffalo, NY
Instructional Technologist
Teaching Experience
Canisius College
Technology in Education, Adult Learning Theory, Teaching Techniques for HIT (health information technology) Leaders
ITT Technical Institute
3D Modeling, Animation, Audio/Video Techniques, Broadcast Graphics, Digital Information Management, Instructional Design, Interactive Communication Design, Multimedia Capstone, Rapid Visualization, Scripting and Web Authoring, Visual Design Theory
Professional Memberships

2015-present

International Society for Systems Sciences
http://isss.org/

2014-present

World Futures Studies Federation
http://www.wfsf.org/

2015-present

Association of Professional Futurists (APF)
http://apf.org/

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