Scholarly activity

$149,000 External funding

12 Publications

17 Conferences

External Funding

  1. November 8, 2019. Northrop Grumman and Conservation International (Technology for Conservation (T4C) University Grant Proposals) – $20,000 towards developing an innovative technology which will help understand animal behavior to make informed conservation decisions through the Internet of Things class
  2. May 30, 2019. TSSi – $19,000 in-kind
  3. March 7, 2019. AT&T – $25,000
  4. January 2019. Hi-Tech Hobbies – $42,000 in-kind
  5. September 19, 2018. Unconventional Concepts, Inc. – $2,500
  6. April 12, 2018. TSSi – $33,000 in-kind
  7. November 3, 2017. BAE Systems – $7,500

Grants Awarded

  1. Benjamin S. Selznick (Assistant Professor, Strategic Leadership) received $2,000 for a Provost’s Faculty Diversity Curriculum Development Grant for his “Making Space for Diversity Through JMU Ex-Labs Course” proposal.

Publications

  1. Swayne, N., Selznick, B., McCarthy, S. and Fisher, K. (2019), “Uncoupling innovation and entrepreneurship to improve undergraduate education“, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development.
  2. Campus Innovation is Not a Myth.” (Correspondence from Chronicle readers). The Chronicle of Higher Education. Selznick, Benjamin S., Mayhew, Matthew J. and Swayne, Nick. July 1, 2019.
  3. Wenger-Trayner, Beverly & Etienne. (2019). Designing for Change: Using social learning to understand organizational transformation. Learning 4 a Small Planet, pp. 23, 29, 39, 50, 57, 68, 82.
  4. Lewis, E. J., Ludwig, P. M., Nagel, J., & Ames, A. (2019). Student ethical reasoning confidence pre/post an innovative makerspace course: A survey of ethical reasoning. Nurse Education Today, 75, 75-79.
  5. Swayne, Nick; McCarthy, Seán; Selznick, Benjamin S.; Fisher, Kimberly A. (January 2019) Breaking up I/E: Consciously Uncoupling Innovation and Entrepreneurship to Improve Undergraduate Learning. Innovation and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.
  6. Stop Blaming Innovation.” (Correspondence from Chronicle readers). The Chronicle of Higher Education. Benjamin S. Selznick, Matthew J. Mayhew, Nick Swayne. November 20, 2018.
  7. New Media Consortium & Consortium for School Networking. (August 2018). Horizon Report: 2018 Higher Education Edition, (p. 49). Louisville, CO: EDUCAUSE.
  8. Kishbaugh, Aaron. (2018) An Exploratory Case Study of Cross-Disciplinary Project-Based (i.e. Maker) Curricula as a Catalyst for Entrepreneurship. International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces.
  9. McCarthy, Seán; Barnes, Audrey, Holland, S. Keith; Lewis, Erica; Ludwig, Patrice; Swayne, Nick. (2018) Making It: Institutionalizing Collaborative Innovation in Public Higher Education (p. 1,549-1,557). 4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’18).
  10. Patrice M Ludwig, Ph.D.; Erica J Lewis, Ph.D.; Jacquelyn K Nagel, Ph.D. (2017). Student learning outcomes from a pilot medical innovations course with nursing, engineering and biology undergraduate students. International Journal of STEM Education, STEM-D-16-00048R3.
  11. New Media Consortium & Consortium for School Networking. (August 2017). Horizon Report: 2017 Higher Education Edition, (p. 11). Austin, TX: The New Media Consortium.
  12. McCarthy, Seán; Barnes, Audrey; Briggs, Fred; Giovanetti, Kevin; Ludwig, Patrice; Robinson, Kelsey; Swayne, Nick. (Fall 2016). Undergraduate Social Entrepreneurship Education and Communication Design. SIGDOC 2015 Conference Proceedings.

Conferences

  1. Hartman, Kelsey; Winter, Emily; Fisher, Kimberly A. (2019) Redesigning events to empower women. Feminisms and Rhetorics 2019 Conference, Harrisonburg, Virginia, November 2019.
  2. McCarthy, Seán; Ludwig, Patrice M.; Watson, Will. (2019) Social Network Analysis as a Research and Pedagogy Tool in Problem-Focused Undergraduate Social Innovation Courses. International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ICSEI) , Barcelona, Spain, May 2019.
  3. Swayne, Nick; McCarthy, Seán; Selznick, Benjamin S.; Fisher, Kimberly A. (2019) Breaking up I/E: Consciously Uncoupling Innovation and Entrepreneurship to Improve Undergraduate Learning. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 51 (HICSS-51), Grand Wailea, Maui, January 2019.
  4. Barnes, James; Ludwig, Patrice; McCarthy, Seán; Barnes, Audrey. (August 2018). Unmanned systems for ecological research – An applied, interdisciplinary partnership bridging student researchers, conservation organizations, and industry. 2018 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, August 5-10, 2018.
  5. Grimshaw, Kristen T.; Barnes, James S. and Johnson, Amy E.M. (Poster) Using small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) to detect nests of ground breeding birds, 2018 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, August 10, 2018.
  6. Kishbaugh, Aaron. (2018) An Exploratory Case Study of Cross-Disciplinary Project-Based (i.e. Maker) Curricula as a Catalyst for Entrepreneurship. International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces, Stanford, CA, August 2018.
  7. McCarthy, Seán; Barnes, Audrey, Holland, S. Keith; Lewis, Erica; Ludwig, Patrice; Swayne, Nick. (2018) Making It: Institutionalizing Collaborative Innovation in Public Higher Education. 4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’18).
  8. Holland, K., Ludwig, P., Lewis, E., McCarthy, S., Barnes, A., Swayne, N. (March 2018). Scaling Interdisciplinary Education at James Madison University. Presented at VentureWell Open 2018, Austin, TX.
  9. McCarthy, Seán (October 2017). Blurred Lines: Community Writing and its Relation to Social Innovation in Higher Education. Conference on Community Writing, Boulder, CO.
  10. Swayne, Nick (September 2017). Using Drones and Unmanned Systems in Undergraduate Education. Presented at Escape Velocity 2017, Museum of Science Fiction, Washington, DC.
  11. Swayne, Nick (September 2017). The Future of Virtual and Augmented Reality – Uses in Undergraduate Education. Presented at Escape Velocity 2017, Museum of Science Fiction, Washington, DC.
  12. Swayne, N., Liu, C. (June 2017). Design for Deep Learning through Facilitating an Entrepreneurial Mindset. Presented at Hong Kong AECT Conference, Hong Kong, PRC.
  13. McCarthy, S., Ludwig, P., Lewis, E., Barnes, A., Swayne, N., Briggs, F. (October 2016). Transdisciplinary Collaborative Learning: Design, Practices & Experience with Telepresence, Robotics, & Makerspaces. Presented at AECT Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  14. McCarthy, Seán (September 2016). Communication Design and Undergraduate Social Entrepreneurship Education. ACM Special Interest Group in Document Design, Washington, DC.
  15. McCarthy, Seán. (August 2016). Fab(ricating) Makerspaces: A Networks Approach. 50th Anniversary Dartmouth Institute and Conference, Dartmouth, NH.
  16. Swayne, D., Ashley, C., (March 2016). The Role of Faculty – Student Partnerships in Leading Innovation in Higher Education. Presentation at South by Southwest (SXSWedu), Austin, TX.
  17. McCarthy, Seán; Barnes, Audrey; Briggs, Fred; Giovanetti, Kevin; Ludwig, Patrice; Robinson, Kelsey; Swayne, Nick. (Fall 2016). Undergraduate Social Entrepreneurship Education and Communication Design. SIGDOC 2015 Conference Proceedings, Limerick, Ireland.