Leigh Graves Wolf, Program Director for the Masterâ€™s in Educational Technology program at MSU.
Leigh started her career in 1997 as a network administrator and technology coordinator at the International Academy in Bloomfield Hills. While at the International Academy she ran the desktop publishing club and assisted the faculty with integrating a relatively new technology â€œthe Internetâ€ into their classes. In 1999 she moved to Detroit Country Day Junior School where she taught elementary keyboarding and also assisted the staff with integrating various technologies into their curriculum. In 2000 she moved to the Upper School to coordinate the one-to-one laptop initiative and assist faculty with laptop integration.
She also taught a laptop skills course, multimedia design and the International Baccalaureate course Information Technology in a Global Society. While working at Detroit Country Day, Leigh completed her masterâ€™s degree (mostly online) at MSU in Digital Media, Art, and Technology. Most recently, Leigh has worked as an instructional technologist for Oakland Community College and an academic technology specialist for the Eli Broad College of Business at MSU. In these positions, she assisted faculty with designing and teaching online courses. Throughout her career, Leigh has presented at several national conferences and often runs professional development sessions for faculty and staff on new and emerging technologies.
Leigh began teaching with the MAET program in the summer of 2005 in East Lansing. For the past four summers she has taught with the Masterâ€™s program in Plymouth, England. She also co-taught CEP 817: Learning Technology by Design on campus. Leigh teaches CEP 815: Technology and Leadership and also teaches CEP 820: Teaching K12 Students Online. Leigh is currently finishing her PhD in Learning, Technology and Culture in the School of Education at MSU.