Monica Walch Tracey

Monica Walch Tracey
Professor - Learning Design and Technology
369 Education Building

Office Hours: Wednesday Noon to 5:00 p.m.

Email monicatracey@wayne.edu to schedule an appointment.

(313) 577-1700
(313) 577-1693

Education
  • July, 2001 Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan) Ph.D. Instructional Technology
  • December, 1997 Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan) Education Specialist Certificate, Instructional Technology
  • May, 1986 Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan) Masters of Arts in Education
  • May, 1981 Central Michigan University (Mt. Pleasant, Michigan) Bachelor of Science in Education

Academic Interests

Research on the theory and practice of  design and designer professional identity development. The theoretical foundations of design.

Area Of Expertise

Design, Design-based Research, Medical Program Design, Designer Professional Identity Development

Research Interests

 Research on the theory and practice of design, medical design and designer professional identity development

Courses Taught

  • Design Thinking 
  • Theoretical Foundations of Learning  Design and Technology
  • Research in Learning Design and Technology
  • Current Trends in Learning Design and Technology

Community Engagement Activities

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

University Committee Membership
Member: International Sources for Research Committee, Provost Office, 2012 - present
Member: University Sabbatical Leaves Committee, 2011 – 2012
Member: University Academic Technology Advisory Group, 2011 – present

College/Department Committee Membership
Chair: College of Education International Committee, 2012 – present
Member: Curriculum Committee, 2012 – present
IT Representative: College of Education M.Ed. Core Ad Hoc Committee, 2011 -– 2012
Chair: College of Education “The Center for School Health Proposal Review Committee, 2012
Member: College of Education Grievance Committee, 2010 – present
Member: College of Education Social Amenities Committee, 2008-2010
Member: Search Committee – Instructional Technology, Administrative and Organizational Studies Division, 2010 - 2011
Member: Search Committee – Instructional Technology, Administrative and Organizational Studies Division, 2009-2010
Member: Search Committee – Instructional Technology, Administrative and Organizational Studies Division, 2008-2009

Additional Department, School and University Service
Judge: WSU 3rd Annual Graduate Exhibition, March 6, 2012
Reviewer: Graduate School Professional Scholarships, 2012

 PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

United States Army
Member of the Unites States Army Educational Advisory Board – 2013 to present

Designer for Learning
Member of the Non-Profit Designers for Learning Advisory Board – 2013 to present

AECT (Association for Educational Communications and Technology)

Member of the Leadership Development Task Force – 2012
Member of the Transition Task Force – 2012
Member of the AECT Certification Committee - 2012
AECT Outstanding Journal Article Award Reviewer - 2011
Board Member-at-Large: Elected – 2010-2013
Nominating Committee member to select candidates for the AECT Board of Directors, 2009-2010
Past President: Design and Development Division, 2009-2010
President: Design and Development Division, 2008-2009
President: Michigan Chapter of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2009 - present
President-Elect, Conference Planner: Design and Development Division, 2007-2008
Vice President: Communications, Design and Development Division, 2006-2007
Proposal Reviewer: Conference Review Committee, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Proposal Reviewer: Research and Theory Committee, 2009
PacifiCorp Student Competition Award Program: Member, 2003-2004; Chair,2004-2005
Chair: Design and Development Practice Award Competition, 2004 - 2012

ISPI (International Society for Performance Improvement)

Proposal Reviewer: ISPI International Conference, 2002
Reviewer: Awards of Excellence Committee, ISPI Michigan Chapter, 2001

AERA (American Educational Research Association)

Invited Proposal Reviewer: Division C: Technology Research Section, 2011
Proposal Reviewer: SIG Design & Technology: International Conference, 2009
Proposal Reviewer: SIG Design & Technology: International Conference, 2008

Awards

  •  2012
    Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Brown Book Award
  • 2012
    Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Presidential Award
  • 2012
    Wayne State University Department Chair Award (Nominated)
  • 2011
    Association for Educational Communications and Technology: Annual Achievement Award
  • 1997
    Instructional Technology Education Specialist Student of the Year, Wayne State University
  • 2001
    Instructional Technology Doctoral Student of the Year, Wayne State University
  • 2002
    Faculty Recognition Award, Oakland University
  • 2004
    Oakland University Teaching Excellence Award, Nominated
  • 2005
    Oakland University Teaching Excellence Award, Nominated
  • 2008
    Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Design and Development Division Service Award

 

Grants

  •  Cyber Learning Pilot with the Girl Scouts
    2013 - 2013
  • Cyber Learning Pilot with the Girl Scouts
    2013 - 2013
  • Educating Radiation Oncology Future Professionals
    2013 - 2018
  • BPC-DP: G3 Cyber- GO-GIRLS Go Cyber. National Science Foundation Proposal #1042393
    Submitted May 10, 2010. Under Review
  • The Pawley Institute: Creating and Sustaining an Interdisciplinary Institute focusing on researching and teaching lean principles
    2002 - 2002
  • Application of the Multiple Intelligence Design Model in Web- Based Instruction
    2002 - 2002
  • The Relationship Between How Perspective Secondary Mathematics Teachers Learn and Their Approach to Designing Lessons for Other Learners of Mathematics
    2004 - 2004
  • Instituting a Lean Transformation
    2004 - 2004
  • Instituting a Lean Transformation
    2004 - 2004
  • Designing an Enrichment School-Based Educational Intervention to Improve Sleep in Children
    2008 - 2008
  • The Customization of Cross Cultural Instruction
    2008 - 2009
  • Research in Partnership Programs in Doha, Qatar: Bridging Wayne State University and the Middle East
    2009 - 2009

 

Presentations

  •  Developing Innovative Designers
    *Tracey, M.W.* 2012 Greater Detroit Chapter of the American Society of Training and Development, Detroit, MI
  • How to Make the Most of Your Conference Experience and Beyond
    *Tracey, M.W.* 2012 Association for Educational Technology and Communications Graduate Student Assembly GSA Virtual Conference
  • Design Thinking
    *Tracey, M.W.* 9 2012 Michigan Chapter of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Detroit, MI
  • Positive Faculty-Student Relationships: Opportunities for Enhancing Professional Development (PD)
    *Tracey, M.W.* & Kacin, S. Presentation for the 23rd Annual Equity Conference, Detroit, MI.
  • Developing Designer Identity Through Reflection
    *Tracey, M.W.* Northern Illinois University Research Initiative, DeKalb, IL
  • A design-based research case study documenting a constructivist ID process and instructional solution for a cross-cultural workforce
    *Tracey, M.W.* 2 2012 College of Education at Wayne State University Faculty Brown Bag series, Detroit, MI
  • The Road to Full Professor for Women in Academia
    *Tracey, M.W.*, Bishop, M.J., Koszalka, T.A., Boling, E. & Campbell Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Louisville, KY
  • Design, Designers and Reflection-in-Action
    *Tracey, M.W.* 2012 Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Louisville, KY
  • A Multidisciplinary Examination of the Decision-making Process Used by Designers
    *Tracey, M.W.*, Stefaniak, J., & Quinn-Grzebyk, T. 2012 Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Louisville, KY
  • Preparing Novice Designers Through Reflection in Action
    *Tracey, M.W.*, Stefaniak, J., & Quinn-Grzebyk, T. 2012 Association for Educational Communications & Technology, Louisville, KY
  • The 2008 Definition of the Field: Controversies and Applications
    Molenda, M., Hlynka, D. *Tracey, M.W.* Robinson, R. & Donaldson, A. 8 2009 Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Webinar Series
  • The Dubai Mall Project: Cross-Cultural Instructional Design
    *Tracey, M.W.* 5 2010 Oakland University

 

Publications

  •  A Blended Learning Program for Parents: A Design-based Research Case
    *Tracey, M.W.* & Grzebyk, T.Q. 2013 International Journal of Designs for Learning
  • Developing Designer Identity Through Reflection
    *Tracey, M.W.*, & Hutchinson, A. 2013 Educational Technology
  • Examining the factors of a technology professional development intervention
    Unger, K.L., & *Tracey, M.W.* 2013 Journal of Computing in Higher Education
  • A multidisciplinary examination of the design-making process used by designers
    Stefaniak, J., & *Tracey, M.W.* 2013 TechTrends
  • Modeling online teaching and learning to pre- and in-service teachers through the use of the Web 2.0 social networking tool NING
    Unger, K.L., & *Tracey, M.W.* 2012 Developing Technology-Rich Teacher Education Programs: Key Issues
  • Application of the Ning in a graduate level course and its effect on student use
    *Tracey, M. W.*, Unger, K. L., & Schwartz, M. 2013 early-life distance education; Case studies in practice
  • Design, Designers and Reflection-in-Action
    *Tracey, M.W.* & Baaki, J. 2013 Design in educational technology: Design thinking, design process, and the design studio.
  • Preparing instructional designers and educational technologists: Traditional and emerging perspectives
    *Tracey, M.W.*, & Boling, E. 2013 Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology (4th ed.)
  • Using digital communication tools and processes to model effective instruction
    *Tracey, M. W.*, Unger, K. & Wadell, K Educational design research - Part B: Illustrative cases
  • Increasing Motivation through 2.0 Tools
    *Tracey, M.W.* & Unger, K. L. 2010 Academic Exchange Quarterly 14 (4)
  • A Design-Based Research Case Study Documenting a Constructivist ID Process and Instructional Solution for a Cross-Cultural Workforce
    *Tracey, M. W* & Unger, K. L. 2011 Instructional Science
  • Blending Instruction While Striving for High Levels of Interaction and Motivation: One Professor's Journey
    *Tracey, M. W.* & Unger, K.L. Real-Life Distance Learning: Case Studies in Research and Practice
  • Instructional Design in Business and Industry
    *Tracey, M.W.* & Morrison, G. 2011 Trends and issues in instructional design and technology (3rd ed.)
  • Preparing instructional designers and educational technologists
    *Tracey, M.W.* & Boling, E. 2013 Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology
  • The instructional design knowledge base: Foundations of theory, research and practice.
    Richey, R. Klein, J. & *Tracey, M.W.* 2011 Book
  • Cross cultural instruction: An instructional design case
    *Tracey, M.W.*, & Unger, K.L. 2010 International Journal of Designs for Learning 1(1)
  • Modeling online teaching and learning to pre- and in-service teachers through the use of the Web 2.0 social networking tool NING
    Unger, K.L., & *Tracey, M.W. * Creating Technology-Rich Teacher Education Programs: Key Issues