professional bio

Leah MacVie, PhD

Leah MacVie, PhD

Director, Institute for Teaching Innovation

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 the Institute for Teaching Innovation at D’Youville College.

WHAT I’M READING

Education
Ph.D. - Union Institute & University
2017
Interdisciplinary Studies, Concentrations in Ethical and Creative Leadership and Educational Studies
M.S. - Buffalo State College
2009
Educational Technology
B.A. - University at Buffalo, SUNY
2005
Fine Art
Experience
D'Youville College, Buffalo, NY
2017 - present
Director of the Institute for Teaching Innovation
Canisius College, Buffalo, NY
2009-2017
Director of the Center for Online Learning & Innovation and Adjunct Professor
Bryant and Stratton, Online, Buffalo, NY
2008-2009
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
International Society for Systems Sciences
2015-present
http://isss.org/
Association of Professional Futurists (APF)
2015-present
http://apf.org/
Interests
Higher Education Innovation
Faculty Development
Education Technology
Online Learning
Systems Thinking
Futures Thinking

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