Marie Heath, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Educational Technology
Ed.D., Towson University, Instructional Technology
M.A.T., Towson University, Secondary Social Studies
B.A., Towson University, History
Dr. Marie K. Heath is an assistant professor of educational technology at Loyola University Maryland. Her research interests center inquiry on young people attending high-poverty, majority-minority public schools, technology use, and civic engagement in online and offline spaces. Prior to working in higher education, Dr. Heath taught secondary social studies in Baltimore County Public Schools.
Dr. Heath’s research agenda focuses on public education that supports social change. School and the affordances of educational technology should liberate learners to examine themselves and their world. Her research in social studies and technology centers inquiry on young people, technology use, and civic engagement in online and offline spaces. Dr. Heath’s dissertation research examined ways in which student-centered learning and one-to-one technology integration in the K-12 social studies curriculum empowered students in high poverty, majority-minority schools.
Heath, M. K. (In press). What kind of (digital) citizen?: A between-studies analysis of research and teaching for democracy. International Journal of Information and Learning Technology.
Heath, M., (2017). The Cognitive Apprenticeship Model and backchanneling technology to support reflection in early clinical experiences: A new practice for field-based courses in the Professional Development Schools. School-University Partnerships: The Journal of the National Association of Professional Development Schools, 10(3), 16-29.
Heath, M., (2017). Teacher-initiated one-to-one technology initiatives: How teacher self-efficacy and beliefs help overcome barrier thresholds to implementation. Computers in the Schools, 34 (1-2), 88-106.