Marie Larcara, EdD Program Director - Education Technologies - Co-Director of the Western New York Writing Project

Marie Larcara, EdD

 

Marie Larcara’s professional career has encompassed middle and high school through the college graduate level.  As a New York State certified English teacher, Marie was innovative in reading/writing workshop, portfolio assessment, integrating technology, action research, and interdisciplinary planning.  Marie is a Director of Education Technologies and Emerging Media and is Co-Director of the Western New York Writing Project.  At the college level, Marie has worked as an instructional designer, new teacher trainer, and an online pedagogical expert in online course design.  She has taught college courses in English and education, including literacy and learning, integrating technology into the content areas, new literacies, and emerging media for content acquisition.  Marie earned a master’s degree with a specialization in online teaching and learning and her doctorate is in teacher leadership.  

Western New York Writing Project:  
http://www.canisius.edu/educational-partnerships/wny-writing/

PRESENTATIONS

2011 Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Honolulu, Hawaii
Full paper presenter-Supporting Online Adjuncts in Higher Education
*Best paper award

2011 International Association for Development of the Information Society, Rome, Italy
Full Paper Presenter-Finding, Retaining, Motivating, and Growing High Quality Online Adjuncts in Higher Education 

2011 Laureate Education Group (International Audience), Baltimore, Maryland                 
Presenter-Introduction to Online Education: Teaching for a New Age

2011 Northeast ResNet, Buffalo, NY
Co-Presenter-Technology Tools for Teaching and Learning

2011 Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Melbourne, Australia 
Presenter-The Online Adjunct in Higher Education: A Delphi Study

2010 4th International Forum for USDLA: Women in E-Learning, Albuquerque, NM
Presenter-The Role of the Online Adjunct in Higher Education

2010 DOODLE Regional Conference, Rochester, NY
Presenter-The Role of the Online Adjunct in Higher Education

2006 National Conference Social Change for Peace Education, GA
Presenter-Online Teaching and Learning: A New Path Towards Peace April, 2006 

PUBLICATIONS 

Larcara, M. (2011).  Supporting Online Adjuncts in Higher Education. In Proceedings at the 2011 Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Honolulu, Hawaii. 

Larcara, M. (2011). Finding, Retaining, Motivating, and Growing High Quality Online Adjuncts in Higher Education. In Proceedings at the 2011 International Association for Development of the Information Society, Rome, Italy.

Larcara, M. (2011). The Online Adjunct in Higher Education: A Delphi Study. In S. Barton et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011 (pp. 1987-1995). AACE.

Larcara, M. (2010).  Forecasting Online Adjunct Needs: A Delphi Study. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Larcara, M. (2008).  Expand Your Career Horizons as an Adjunct Online Instructor.  ELearning Guild. Retrieved from http://www.elearningguild.com/articles/index.cfm?id=292&action=viewonly

Larcara, M. (2003).  Creating an Experience Students Deserve: Training College Professors to Teach Online.  ELearning Guild.   Retrieved from http://www.elearningguild.com/articles/index.cfm?id=24&action=viewonly


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