PUBLICATIONS & Presentations

Leahy, S.M., Holland, C., & Ward, F. (In press). The digital frontier: Envisioning future technologies impact on the classroom. Futures,

Spiro, R. J., Feltovich, P. J., Gaunt, A., Hu, Y., Klautke, H., Cheng, C., Clemente, I., Leahy, S., & Ward, P. (2019). Cognitive Flexibility Theory and the accelerated development of adaptive readiness and adaptive response to novelty. In P. Ward, J. M. Schragen, J. Gore, & E. Roth (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Expertise. (in press). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Leahy, S. & Mishra, P. (2018). Designing the new generation of computer labs for a college of education. In Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (1129-1132). Las Vegas, NV, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Leahy, S., Holland, C., Ward, F., & Doiron, J. (2018). Beyond Web 3.0: International collaboration exploring learning ecologies and teacher professional development for the Diamond Age. Proceedings of the International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain, 2051-2055.

Leahy, S. M. (2017). Review of the book Philosophy of multisensory communication and media, by Keith Kenney. Empedocles: European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication, 8(2), 240-244.

Leahy, S. (2017). Foundations of video production: An interactive course module on best practices to enhance experiences of educational technology educators and professionals. Proceedings of the International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, Spain, 173-176.

Leahy, S. M. (2017). GIFTS: Teaching media technology and convergence through podcasting. High density panel presented at 67th Annual International Communications Association Conference, San Diego CA.

Wiggins, B., Leahy, S., Jenkins, K., Smith, J., Arese Visconti, F., Young, T., & Srisupawat., B. (2017). International Podcast Project: Using podcasts to enrich and enhance experiences in international education. Proceedings of the International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain, 2510-2517.

Jenkins, K., & Leahy, S. (2017). Promoting agency and inclusion through an international podcast project. Presented at the annual Webster University Teaching Festival, St. Louis MO.

Griffey, J., & Leahy, S. (2015). Using technology among networked international campuses to explore a synchronous / asynchronous model for teaching an upper-level design course. Proceedings from the Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom 2015, Kobe, Japan.

Deschyver, M. D., Leahy, S. M., Koehler, M. J., & Wolf, L. G. (2013). The habits of mind necessary to generate new ways of teaching in a career of constant change. TechTrends, 57(3), 40-46.

Mishra, P., Fahnoe, C., Henriksen, D., Kereluik, K., DeSchryver, M., Leahy, S., Terry, L. & Graves Wolf, L. (2013). Breaking Disciplinary Boundaries in 21st Century Learning: Creative Teaching with Digital Technologies: Part 2. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 4210-4215). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Guenther, B., Heyboer Shelle, G., Leahy, S., & Collins, B. (2011). e-Cornucopia.2011 The Open Digital University: An OER Platform for International Development. Oakland University, Rochester, MI.

Leahy, S. M. (2010). Web Development Group: Mobile Lecture Capture. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Leahy, S. M. (2009). Virtual University Design & Technology Breakfast Series: Accessibility – Evaluating Your Content and Responding to Requests. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.



Mishra, P., Scragg, B., & Leahy, S. (2017). Re-seeing Technology in the Classroom: Technology, Pedagogy, and Content.
Coronado High School, Scottsdale, AZ
Technology-focused workshop in which teachers were prompted to think about creative ways they can use technology (current or new) in their classrooms. To support this effort, the teachers were engaged in three rotations of technology stations that included, digital storytelling, programming and robotics, and mobile computing.

Leahy, S. (2017, 2018). Developing a Professional Community of Practice.
Madison Meadows Middle School, Phoenix, AZ.
This year long professional development series focused on the project goal to help the teaching faculty rethink their traditional teaching methods, to leverage the newly constructed open classroom space and modular classroom furniture, as well as rethink how they use classroom technology to develop an active learning environment.

Griffey, J., & Leahy, S. M. (2017). 3D Printing Workshop.
Webster University the Netherlands, Leiden the Netherlands.
This workshop is focused as an introductory experience to consumer 3D printing, covering the technology, best practices, and the pedagogical and economic impact of 3D printing in higher education and todays maker movements.

Leahy, S. M., & Blinkenberg, B. (2011). Virtual University Design & Technology: Blended 101. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.
This workshop focused on hands on approach to teaching faculty how to combine online teaching with face-to-face interactions, and integrating technology into their courses to facilitate the best possible learning environment.

Leahy, S. M. (2010, 2009). Spring Faculty Seminar: Web Accessibility.
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.
This workshop was focused on addressing the compliance of online courses with web standards to ensure best online course experiences for all users.

Leahy, S. M. (2009, 2008). Fall Faculty Seminar: Introduction to Photoshop.
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.
This workshop focused on covering the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop and the application of image editors to generate course content, and enhance online learning.