Wayne State University

Monica Walch Tracey

Monica Walch Tracey
Associate Professor
369 Education Building

Office Hours: Wednesday Noon to 5pm.

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

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

Grants

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

Awards & Honors

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

Presentations

Preparing Novice Designers Through Reflection in Action
Tracey, M.W., Stefaniak, J., & Quinn-Grzebyk, T. 2012   Association for Educational Communications & 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
Design, Designers and Reflection-in-Action
Tracey, M.W. 2012   Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Louisville, KY
A design-based research case study documenting a constructivist ID process and instructional solution for a cross-cultural workforce
Tracey, M.W. 2012   College of Education at Wayne State University Faculty Brown Bag series, Detroit, MI
Design Thinking
Tracey, M.W. 2012   Michigan Chapter of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 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
Developing Innovative Designers
Tracey, M.W. 2012   Greater Detroit Chapter of the American Society of Training and Development, Detroit, MI
The Road to Full Professor for Women in Academia
Bishop, M.J., Tracey, M.W., Ertmer, P., Lockee, B., Koszalka, T. & Boling, E. 2011   Association for Educational Communications and Technology
The Effects of Instructional Designer Self-Awareness During Design
Tracey, M.W. & Grzebyk, T. Q. 2011   Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Using Google Applications to Teach Educators and Instructional Designers to Access, Modify and Create an Open Course
Tracey, M.W., Unger, K.L. & Waddell, K.J. 2011   Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Michigan Chapter of AECT: Growing the future of educational technology through community engagement
Tracey, M.W., Unger, K.L., Remsing, L. & Chateauvert, C. 2011   Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Building Campus Community to Motivate and Retain First Year Students
Tracey, M.W. Kacin, S., & Remsing, L. 2011   Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Design and Research - Everyone is Jumping on the Bandwagon, But Do We Know Where We Are Going?
Tracey, M.W., Boling, E., Gibbons, A. & Reeves, T. 2011   Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Design Thinking: What is This All About?
Tracey, M.W. 2011   Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Michigan Chapter
Using Google Applications to Teach Educators to Access, Modify and Create Open an Course
Tracey, M.W. 2011   New Literacy Conference
Strategically Aligning Volunteer Service to Support Career Advancement
Tracey, M.W. 2011   Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Leadership Meeting
Networking on the NING: Building communities of learners to support classroom learning through discussions
Tracey, M.W., Unger, K., & Schwartz, M 2010   Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Instructional Design and the Critical Role of Mentoring
Tracey, M.W. 2010   Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Technology Integration Professional Development Intervention: A Design and Development Study
Unger, K., & Tracey, M.W. 2010   Association for Educational Communications and Technology
New Approaches to Instructional Design
Tracey, M.W. & Boling, E. 2010   Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Cross-cultural Instruction: An Instructional Design Case
Tracey, M.W. 2010   The Greater Detroit Chapter of the ASTD
The Dubai Mall Project: Cross-Cultural Instructional Design
Tracey, M.W. 2010   Oakland University
Creating Cross-Cultural Customized Instruction with Rapid Prototyping: A Case Study Linking Design and Development with Learning and Performance
Tracey, M.W., Morgan, V., Alwadie, A., Unger, K. 2009   Association for Educational and Communications Technology, Louisville, Kentucky.
Transforming Learning and Instruction Through Educational Technology: Preparing Future Professionals
Robinson R., Tracey, M.W., Kneller, M., & Unger, K. 2009   Association for Educational and Communications Technology, Louisville, Kentucky.
The construction and validation of the multiple intelligencedesign model
Tracey, M.W. 2009   American Society for Training and Development, Michigan Chapter, Detroit, Michigan
Learning Through Collaborative Problem Solving, Humanities Center Brown Bag Colloquium Series
Tracey, M. W. 2009   Wayne State University
Implementing the ADDIE Instructional Design Model: LIS7880, Instructional Methods for Librarians
Tracey, M. W. 2009   Wayne State University
The 2008 Definition of the Field: Controversies and Applications
Molenda, M., Hlynka, D. Tracey, M.W. Robinson, R. & Donaldson, A. 2009   Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Webinar Series
Discussion of Educational Technology: The Definition in Action
Donaldson, A., Smaldino, S., Robinson, Tracey, M.W., R. Mims, C. 2008   Association for Educational and Communications Technology Conference. Orlando, FL
Future Directions of Instructional Design Theory and Practice: Reflections from Leaders in the Field
Tracey, M.W., Jonassen, D., Klein, J., Merrill, D., Richey, R., Rossett, A. 2008   Association for Educational and Communications Technology Conference. Orlando, FL
Getting Started as a Consultant, Graduate Student Assembly Presentation
Tracey, M.W. 2008   Association for Educational and Communications Technology Conference. Orlando, FL
Needs assessment toolkit: Determining the needs of the people we serve
Tracey, M. W. 2008   Michigan Information Literacy Initiative, Michigan Library Association
Surviving IT9110 and the Doctoral Dissertation Process, Instructional Technology, I.T. on Tap Living Learning Community
Tracey, M. W. 2008   Wayne State University
Implementing the ADDIE Instructional Design Model: LIS7880, Instructional Methods for Librarians
Tracey, M. W. 2008   Wayne State University
Integrating objectivism and constructivism with collaborative problem-solving: A case study
Tracey, M.W. 2007   Association for Educational and Communications Technology Conference. Anaheim, CA
Strengthening the connections of instructional designers and ID models: designers respond to model layouts, characteristics, and usability
Tracey, M.W. 2006   Association for Educational and Communications Technology Conference, Dallas, Texas
Developmental research: Facilitators and barriers
Ley, K., Richey, R., Klein, J. & Tracey, M. 2005   Association for Educational and Communications Technology Conference, Orlando, Florida.
Exploring ID models: Procrastination, contemplation and validation
Tracey, M. W. 2005   Association for Educational and Communications Technology Conference, Orlando, Florida
Instructional designer model utilization
Tracey, M.W. 2005   American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) Ann Arbor Regional Meeting
Enhancing lesson planning through instructional design
Tracey, M.W., Reiser, R., Newman, D., Moallem, M. 2004   Association for Educational and Communications Technology Conference, Chicago, Illinois
Research on the ID process: Moving the field beyond what we already know
Richey, R. Kline, J., Reiser, R., Tracey, M. 2003   Association for Educational and Communications Technology Conference, Anaheim, California
Riding the wave: Applying the multiple intelligences design model
Tracey, M.W. 2003   Association for Educational and Communications Technology Conference, Anaheim, California
"Do you see me?" Designing instructional strategies for multiple intelligences
Tracey, M.W. 2003   International Society for Performance Improvement Conference, Boston, MA
Multiple intelligences in instructional design for trainers
Tracey, M.W. 2003   Association for Training and Development meeting, Pittsburgh, PA
Rita Richey: Reflections of her theoretical and conceptual contributions to the field
Solomon, D., Tracey, M., Reiser, R. & Ely, D. 2002   Association for Educational and Communications Technology Conference, Dallas, Texas
Active learning using the multiple intelligence model
Tracey, M.W. 2002   American Association for Higher Education Conference, Chicago, Illinois
Gaining the maximum learner experience utilizing the MIdesign model
Tracey, M.W. 2002   National Training Coordination Meeting, General Motors, Chicago, Illinois
The construction and validation of the multiple intelligence design model
Tracey, M.W. 2002   Carlson Marketing Corporation Instructional Design Team, Troy, Michigan
Raising the bar: through organizational learning
Tracey, M.W. & Solomon D. 2001   International Society for Performance Improvement Conference, San Francisco, California
The construction and validation of the multiple intelligence design model
Tracey, M.W. 2001   International Society for Performance Improvement, Michigan Chapter, Detroit, Michigan
Professional development and dialogue: a 90 minute experiential approach
Tracey, M.W. & Solomon, D. 2000   International Society for Performance Improvement Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio
Dialogue: a 90 minute experiential approach
Tracey, M.W. & Solomon, D. 2000   Discovering Connections: A Renaissance Through Systems Learning Conference presented by University of Michigan-Dearborn and Visteon, Dearborn, Michigan
The Road to Full Professor for Women in Academia
Tracey, M.W., Bishop, M.J., Koszalka, T.A., Boling, E. & Campbell 0   Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Louisville, KY
Positive Faculty-Student Relationships: Opportunities for Enhancing Professional Development (PD)
Tracey, M.W. & Kacin, S. 0   Presentation for the 23rd Annual Equity Conference, Detroit, MI.
Developing Designer Identity Through Reflection
Tracey, M.W. 0   Northern Illinois University Research Initiative, DeKalb, IL

Publications

Preparing instructional designers and educational technologists
Tracey, M.W. & Boling, E.   2013 Handbook of Resesarch on Educational Communications and Technology
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.)
Design, Designers and Reflection-in-Action
Tracey, M.W. & Baaki, J.   2013 Design in educational technology: Design thinking, design process, and the design studio.
Application of the Ning in a graduate level course and its effect on student use
Tracey, M. W., Unger, K. L., & Schwartz, M.   2013 eali-life distance education; Case studies in practice
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
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
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
The instructional design knowledge base: Foundations of theory, research and practice.
Richey, R. Klein, J. & Tracey, M.W.   2011 Book
Instructional Design in Business and Industry
Tracey, M.W. & Morrison, G.   2011 Trends and issues in instructional design and technology (3rd ed.) 178 - 186
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
A review and new framework for instructional design practice variation research
Leigh, H. & Tracey, M.W.   2010 Performance Improvement Quarterly 23 33-46
Increasing Motivation through 2.0 Tools
Tracey, M.W. & Unger, K. L.   2010 Academic Exchange Quarterly 14 (4) 63-69
Cross cultural instruction: An instructional design case
Tracey, M.W., & Unger, K.L.   2010 International Journal of Designs for Learning 1(1)
Teaching Lean with an interdisciplinary problem solving approach
VanTil, R., Tracey, M.W., Sengupta, S., & Fliedner, G.   2009 International Journal of Engineering Education 25(1) 173 - 180
Design and Development Research: A Model Validation Case
Tracey, M.W.   2009 Educational Technology Research and Development 57(4) 553-571
Using the educational technology definition as a compass to teach backgrounds, issues and trends
Tracey, M.W.   2009 Tech Trends 53 41-45
Real world projects in an advanced instructional design course
Tracey, M. W., Chatervert, C., Lake, K. & Wilson, R.   2008 Tech Trends 52(4) 24-29
ID Model Construction and Validation: A Multiple Intelligences Case
Tracey, M.W. & Richey, R.C.   2007 Educational Technology Research and Development, 55(4) 369-390
HR's role in the lean organizational journey
Tracey, M. W. & Flinchbaugh, J.   2006 World at Work Journal 15(4) 49-58
Confirmative evaluation of training outcomes: Using self report measures to track change at the individual and organization level
Giberson, T. & Tracey, M.W.   2006 Performance Improvement Quarterly 19(4) 43-61
How human resource departments can help lean transformation
Tracey, M.W. & Flinchbaugh, J. W.   2006 Target Magazine 22(2) 5-10
History of distance education
Tracey, M.W. & Richey, R.C.   2006 Distance Learning Magazine 22(3) 17-21
Developing and implementing a higher education quality initiative
Tracey, M.W.   2005 Planning for Higher Education 32 (2) 31-42
Providing novice instructional designers real-world experiences: The PacifiCorp design and development competition
Bishop, MJ, Schuch, D., Spector, J.M., & Tracey, M.W.   2005 Tech Trends 49(2) 20-22
Does media affect learning: Where are we now?
Hastings, N., Tracey, M.W.   2005 Tech Trends 49(2) 28-31
R.C.R.: Architect of research and theory in instructional design
Tracey, M.W.   2004 Educational Media and Technology Yearbook 198 - 202
Introducing dialogue: a 90-minute experiential approach
Tracey, M.W., Solomon, D. Moseley, J.L.   2004 Academic Quarterly Exchange 8(4) 204- 208
Abby Carlin: Documenting processes in a manufacturing setting
Tracey, M.W.   2002 The ID CaseBook, Case Studies in Instructional Design 16 - 20
Blending Instruction While Striving for High Levels of Interaction and Motivation: One Professor's Journey
Tracey, M. W. & Unger, K.L.   0 Real-Life Distance Learning: Case Studies in Research and Practice
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.   0 Creating Technology-Rich Teacher Education Programs: Key Issues
Using digital communication tools and processes to model effective instruction
Tracey, M. W., Unger, K. & Wadell, K   0 Educational design research - Part B: Illustrative cases