Dr. Danah Henriksen, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership & Innovation

E-mail: danah.henriksen@asu.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D.: Educational Psychology and Educational Technology (Winter 2011)
College of Education, Michigan State University.

Research Interests:
Creativity in teaching and learning practices; Arts integration; Trans-disciplinary creative thinking skills; Design thinking; Educational technology

Dissertation:
Henriksen, D. (2011). We teach who we are: Creativity and trans-disciplinary thinking among exceptional teachers. (Doctoral Dissertation). Michigan State University. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. 

Master of Arts: Educational Technology (2003)
College of Education, Michigan State University

Bachelor of Arts: Marketing (1999)
Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Assistant Professor: 2015 – Present
Arizona State University
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Division of Educational Leadership and Innovation

Visiting Assistant Professor: 2012 – 2015
Michigan State University
College of Education
Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles (refereed)

Henriksen, D., Mehta, R., & Rosenberg, J. (in press).  Supporting a creatively focused technology fluent mindset among educators: A five-year inquiry into teachers’ confidence with technology. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education.

Henriksen, D. (in press). Expanding the paradigm: Bringing designerly perspectives into creativity scholarship. Creativity Studies.

Mehta, R., Henriksen, D. & Rosenberg, J. (2019). It’s not about the tools: Ed-tech training for teachers needs to go beyond specific tools and enable them with an adaptive, creative mindset, Educational Leadership, 76(5), 64-69.

Henriksen, D., Creely, E., & Henderson, M. (2019). Failing in creativity: The problem of policy and practice in Australia and the United States, Kappa Delta Pi Record, 55(1), 4-10.

Henriksen, D., Gretter, S., & Richardson, C. (2018). Design thinking and the practicing teacher: Addressing problems of practice in teacher education. Teaching Education. doi: 10.1080/10476210.2018.1531841

Houmayoun, S., & Henriksen, D. (2018). Creativity in business education: A review of creative self-belief theories and arts-based methods. Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity, 4(4), 55. doi: 10.3390/joitmc4040055

Henriksen, D., Cain, W., & Mishra, P. (2018). Everyone designs: Learner autonomy through creative, reflective, and iterative practice mindsets. Journal of Formative Designs for Learning, 2(2), 69-81. doi: 10.1007/s41686-018-0024-6

Henriksen, D., Henderson, M., Creely, E., Ceretkova, S., Černochová, M., Sendova, E., Sointu, E. & Tienken, C. H. (2018). Creativity and technology in education: An international perspective. Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 23(2), 409-424.

Mertler, C. A., & Henriksen, D. (2018). Creative and innovative solutions to accommodate the growth of a professional practice doctoral program. Impacting Education: Journal on Transforming Professional Practice, 3(1).

Henriksen, D. & Mishra, P. (2018). Of metaphors and molecules: Figurative language bridging STEM and the arts in education. Leonardo, (Just Accepted), 1-9. doi: 10.1162/LEON_a_01607

Henriksen, D. (2017). Creating STEAM with design thinking: Beyond STEM and arts integration. The STEAM Journal, 3(1). Retrieved from http://scholarship.claremont.edu/steam/vol3/iss1/11

Henriksen, D., Richardson, C., & Mehta, R. (2017). Design thinking: A creative approach to educational problems of practice. Thinking Skills & Creativity, 26, 140-153.

Henriksen, D., & Richardson, C. (2017). Teachers are designers: Addressing problems of practice in education. Phi Delta Kappan, 99(2), 60-64.

Henriksen, D. (2016). The role of theory in design: Reflections on examining practical, everyday theory use in design research. She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation, 2(2), 141-143.

Henriksen, D. & Mehta, R. (2016). A beautiful mindset: Creative teaching practices in mathematics. Journal of Mathematics Education, 9(2), 81-89.

Henriksen, D. (2016). The seven transdisciplinary habits of mind of creative teachers: An exploratory study. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 22, 212-232.

Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., & Fisser, P. (2016). Infusing creativity and technology in 21st century education: a systemic view for change. Journal of Educational Technology & Society, 19(3), 27-37.

Smith, S., & Henriksen, D. (2016). Fail again, fail better: Embracing failure as a paradigm for learning and the visual arts. Art Education Journal, 69(2), 6-11.

de Oliveira, J., Henriksen, D., Castañeda, L., Marimon, M., Barberà, E., Monereo, C., Cole, C., Mahiri, J., & Mishra, P. (2015). The educational landscape of the digital age: Communication practices pushing (us) forwardRUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal12(2), 14-29.

Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P. (2015). We teach who we are: Creativity in the lives and practices of accomplished teachers. Teachers College Record, 117(7), 1-46

Henriksen, D., Mehta, R. & Mishra, P. (2015). Novel, effective, whole: Toward a new framework for evaluations of creative products. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 23(3), 455-478.

Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P. (2015). Introduction to the special issue. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 23(3), 273-277.

Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., Greenhow, C., Cain, W., & Roseth, C. (2014). A tale of two courses:  Innovation in the hybrid/online doctoral program at Michigan State UniversityTechTrends, 58(4), 48-53.

Henriksen, D. (2014). Full STEAM ahead: Creativity in excellent STEM teaching practices. The STEAM Journal, 1(2), Retrieved from: http://scholarship.claremont.edu/steam/vol1/iss2/15

Mishra, P., Terry, L., Henriksen, D. (2013). Guest Editor’s NotesTechTrends, 57(3), 2. 

Mishra, P., Terry, L., Henriksen, D. (2013). Introduction to the spotlight issue: The educational technology program at Michigan State UniversityTechTrends, 57(3), 17-19.

Shaltry, C., Henriksen, D., Wu, M. L. Dickson, P. (2013). Teaching pre-service teachers to integrate technology: Situated learning with online portfolios, classroom websites and FacebookTechTrends, 57(3), 20-25. 

Terry, L., Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., Wolf, L.G., Kereluik, K. (2013).  Making it meaningful: The reciprocal relationship between technology and psychology. TechTrends, 58(3), 34-39.

Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P. (2013). Learning from creative teachers. Educational Leadership, 70(5), Retrieved from  http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/feb13/vol70/num05/Learning-from-Creative-Teachers.aspx

Henriksen, D. (2011).  We teach who we are: Creativity and trans-disciplinary thinking among exceptional teachers. (Doctoral Dissertation). Michigan State University. Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.

Mishra, P., Koehler, M.J., & Henriksen, D., (2011). The seven trans-disciplinary habits of mind: Extending the TPACK framework towards 21st century learning. Educational Technology, 11(2), 22-28.

Books

Mishra, P., & Henriksen, D. (2018). Creativity & Technology: Rethinking Their Role in Education. New York, NY: Springer Publications.

Henriksen, D. (2017). The 7 transdisciplinary habits of mind for creative education. New York, NY: Springer Publications.

Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P. (2016). Creativity, technology & teacher education. Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) Publishing.

Book Chapters

Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P. (2019). Innovations in the dissemination of action research: Rhetoric, media, and communication. In C. Mertler (Ed.). Handbook of Action Research in Education (pp. 393-414). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons.

Henriksen, D., Mehta, R. & *Mehta, S. (2019). Design thinking gives STEAM to teaching: A framework that breaks disciplinary boundaries. In M. Khine; S. Areepattamannil (Eds.). STEAM Education: Theory, Research and Practice (pp. 57-78). Switzerland: Springer.

Mehta, R., *Keenan, S., Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P. (2019). Developing a rhetoric of aesthetics: The (often) forgotten link between art and STEM. In M. Khine; S. Areepattamannil (Eds.). STEAM Education: Theory, Research and Practice (pp. 117-141). Switzerland: Springer.

Horton A., Henriksen D., Mishra P., Seals C., Shack K., Marcotte C. (2018) Creativity and the Urban Teacher: A STEM-Related Professional Development Program. In: Mullen C (Ed.). Creativity Under Duress in Education?. Creativity Theory and Action in Education, vol 3. Springer DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-90272-2_16

Henriksen, D. & Cain, W. (2018). Into the new: A creatively focused and technology-fluent (CFTF) mindset for emerging doctoral contexts. In S. Allen; L. Hyatt (Eds.). Technologically-mediated doctoral leadership education. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Henriksen, D. & Hoelting, M. (2017). Creativity on YouTube: Considering new media and the impulses of the learner. In L. Mikos (Ed.). Youth Creativity and New Media. Gothenburg, Sweden: Nordicom Clearinghouse.

Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., Boltz, L. O., Richardson, C. (2015). E-leadership and teacher development using ICT. In R. Huang; Kinshuk; J. K. Price (Eds.). ICT in Education in Global Context: Comparative Reports of Innovations in K-12 Education. Berlin: Springer. pp. 249-266.

Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., & Mehta, R. (2015). Creativity, digitality, and teacher professional development: Unifying theory, research, and practice. In M. Niess, & H. Gillow-Wiles (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Teacher Education in the Digital Age(pp. 691-722). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

Mishra, P., & Henriksen, D. (2015). The end of the beginning: An epilogue. In Development of Science Teachers’ TPACK (pp. 133-142). Springer. Singapore.

Mishra, P., & Henriksen, D. (2015). Foreward. In J. Hunter, Technology Integration and High Possibility Classrooms: Building from TPACK. New York: Routledge.

Wong, E. D., & Henriksen, D., (2008). If ideas were fashion. In D. Keller, Z. Bekerman, H. Giroux, & N. Burbules (Eds.), Mirror Images: Popular Culture and Education (Chapter 11). New York: Peter Lang.

Editorships of Special Issue Journals

Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (2015). Guest edited special issue devoted to Creativity, technology and teacher education. This issue was collaboratively edited by myself and Punya Mishra. We recruited and selected eight articles by top scholars in the field, and edited, reviewed and prepared them for publication.

Tech Trends (2013). Guest edited special issue about the Educational Technology Program at Michigan State University. This special issue was edited by myself, Punya Mishra, and Laura Terry, with multiple educational technology centered articles by Michigan State Faculty such as Matthew Koehler, Cary Roseth, Punya Mishra, and others.

Non-Refereed Publications

The TechTrends articles here are part of an ongoing column series I co-lead and write with the Deep-Play Research Group (based at Arizona State University, Michigan State University, and Iowa State University). We have published a series of scholarly/theoretical foundations articles regularly for the journal. The topic focus is creativity and technology for 21st century learning.

TechTrends is an official AACE, blind/peer-reviewed journal by Springer Publications (journal ranked in top quartile of Computer Science journal per Scimago index).

Richardson, C., Henriksen, D., & Deep-Play Research Group (in press). Understanding creativity deeply: Insights from Dr. Tatiana Chemi. TechTrends.

*Warr, M., Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., & Deep-Play Research Group (2019). Creativity and expressive arts, performance, physicality and wellness: A conversation with Dr. Paula Thomson and Dr. Victoria Jaque, TechTrends, 63(2). 1-6.

Mehta, R., Henriksen, D., & the Deep-Play Research Group (2018). An embodied, dialogic endeavor: Toward a post-humanizing approach to creativity with Dr. Kerry Chappell. TechTrends. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-018-0357-7

Henriksen, D., Mishra, P. & the Deep-Play Research Group (2018). Creativity, Uncertainty, and Beautiful Risks: a Conversation with Dr. Ronald BeghettoTechTrends. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-018-0329-y

Richardson, C.,  Henriksen, D. & the Deep-Play Research Group (2018). It’s Not ‘Hippies Running Barefoot Through a Field of Daisies’ and Other Contemplations on Creativity with Dr. Jonathan Plucker. TechTrends. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-018-0323-4

Keenan-Lechel, S., Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., & the Deep-Play Research Group (2018). Creativity as a Sliding Maze: an Interview with Dr. James C. KaufmanTech Trends. DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-018-0279-4

Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., & Deep-Play Research Group (2018). Creativity as Invention, Discovery, Innovation and Intuition: an Interview with Dr. Richard Buchanan. TechTrends, 62(2). 215-220.

Warr, M., Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., & Deep-Play Research Group. (2018). Creativity and Flow in Surgery, Music, and Cooking: An Interview with Neuroscientist Charles Limb. TechTrends, 62(1), 137-142.

Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., Warr, M. & The Deep-Play Research Group (2017). A Cybernetic Perspective on Design and Creativity: a Conversation with Dr. Paul PangaroTechTrends, 61(6).

Mehta, R., Henriksen, D., Mishra, P. & The Deep-Play Research Group (2017). The Courageous Rationality of Being a Neuroskeptic Neuroscientist: Dr. Arne Dietrich on Creativity and EducationTechTrends, 61(5).

Richardson, C., Henriksen, D., Mishra, P. & The Deep-Play Research Group (2017). The Courage to be Creative: An interview with Dr. Yong ZhaoTechTrends, 61(5).

Keenan, S., Henriksen, D. & The Deep-Play Research Group (2017). Organizational Contexts and Team Creativity: An Interview with Dr. Roni Reiter-Palmon on Innovation Within OrganizationsTechTrends, 61(4). 316 – 321.

Elwood, K., Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., & the Deep-Play Research Group (2017). Finding Meaning in Flow: A Conversation with Susan K. Perry on Writing Creatively. TechTrends, 61(3).

Cain, W., Henriksen, D. & the Deep-Play Research Group (2017). Uncreativity: A discussion on working creativity before and after ideation with Dr. Chris Bilton. TechTrends, 61(2).

Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P., & the Deep-Play Research Group (2017). Between structure and improvisation: A conversation on creativity as a social and collaborative behavior with Dr. Keith SawyerTechTrends, 61(1). 1-6.

Henriksen, D., Hoelting, M. & the Deep-Play Research Group (2016). A Systems View of Creativity in a YouTube World. TechTrends, 60(2). 102-106

Mehta, R., Mishra, P., & Henriksen, D., & the Deep-Play Research Group (2016). Creativity in mathematics and beyond — Learning from Fields medal winnersTechTrends, 59(7).

Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., Fisser, P., & members of EDUsummIT thematic working group on Creativity (2015). EDUsummIT 2015 Executive Summary. Report on working group 6: Creativity in a Technology Enhanced Curriculum). UNESCO Bangkok & Curtin University. Bangkok, Thailand. Retrieved from: http://www.curtin.edu.au/edusummit/local/docs/edusummit2015-ebook.pdf

Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., Fisser, P., & members of EDUsummIT thematic working group on Creativity (2015). EDUsummIT 2015 Policy Paper on Creativity in a Technology Enhanced Curriculum. UNESCO Bangkok & Curtin University. Bangkok, Thailand.

Boltz, L. O., Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., & the Deep-Play Research Group (2015). Empathy through gaming—Perspective taking in a complex worldTechTrends, 59(6), p. 3-8.

Lee, J., Hicks, D., Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P. (2015). Historical soundscapes for creative synthesis. TechTrends, 59(5). 4-8.

Henriksen, D., DeSchryver, M., Mishra, P., & the Deep-Play Research Group (2015). Transform and Transcend: Synthesis as a trans-disciplinary approach to thinking and learning. TechTrends, 59(4).

Henriksen, D., Keenan, S., Richardson, C., Mishra, P., & the Deep-Play Research Group (2015). Play as a Foundational Thinking Skill & Trans-disciplinary Habit of Mind. TechTrends, 59(3).

Henriksen, D. Terry, C.A., Mishra, P., & the Deep-Play Research Group (2015). Modeling as a trans-disciplinary formative skill and practice. TechTrends, 59(2). p. 4-9.

Henriksen, D., Good, J., Mishra, P., & the Deep-Play Research Group (2015). Embodied thinking as a trans-disciplinary habit of mind. TechTrends, 59(1). p. 6-11

Henriksen, D., Fahnoe, C., Mishra, P. & the Deep-Play Research Group (2014). Abstracting as a trans-disciplinary habit of mindTechTrends 58(6). p. 3-7

Henriksen, D., Cain, W.,  Mishra, P.  & the Deep-Play Research Group (2014). Making sense of what you see: Patterning as a trans-disciplinary habit of mindTechTrends 58,(5), p. 3-7

Henriksen, D., Mehta, R. & Mishra, P. (2014).  Learning to see: Perceiving as a trans-diciplinary habit of mind. TechTrends, 58(4), P. 9-12.

Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., & the Deep-Play Research Group. (2014). Twisting knobs and connecting things: Rethinking technology & creativity in the 21st Century. TechTrends, 58(1), P. 15-19

Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., & the Deep-Play Research Group (2014). Revisited and remixed: Creative variations and twisting knobs. TechTrends, 58(1), P. 20-23

Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., & the Deep-Play Research Group (2013). A NEW approach to defining and measuring creativity. TechTrends, 57(5), p. 5-13.

Mishra, P., Cain, W., Sawaya, S., Henriksen, D. & the Deep-Play Research Group, (2013). A room of their own. TechTrends. 57(4). p. 5-9.

Mishra, P., Terry, C., Henriksen, D. & the Deep-Play Research Group (2013). Square peg, round hole, good engineeringTechTrends, 57(2). p. 22-25.

Mishra, P., Fahnoe, C., Henriksen, D., & The Deep-Play Research Group (2013). Creativity, self-directed learning, and the architecture of technology rich environments.  TechTrends, 57(1). 10-13.

Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., &  The Deep-Play Research Group (2012). On being (in)disciplinedTech Trends 56(6)18-21.

PRESENTATIONS

Invited Presentations

Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P. (2018, April). Creative mindsets and approaches: Learning from successful, creative teachers. Invited presentation at the Early Learning & the Brain Summit. Phoenix, AZ. Arizona Department of Education.

Mishra, P., & Henriksen, D. (2018, April). Creativity by design in the classroom. Invited presentation at the Early Learning & the Brain Summit. Phoenix, AZ. Arizona Department of Education.

Henriksen, D. (2018, February). We teach who we are: Creativity in exceptional teachers. Invited presentation at the Learning & the Brain “The Science of Innovation” conference. San Francisco, CA. Conference sponsored by the Stanford Graduate School of Education, the Cognition Lab at UC Berkeley, The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, and the Neuroscience Research Institute at UCSB. https://www.learningandthebrain.com/Event-361/The-Science-of-Innovation/

Henriksen, D., & Henderson, M. (2017, September). Developing creativity in teachers and learners with and through technology. Invited presentation at the QED’17 UNESCO International Workshop “Children in the Digital Era.” Sofia, Bulgaria.

Fisser, P., Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P. (2016, June). Exploring creativity and ICT, outcomes of the EdusummIT 2015. Invited presentation at the QED’16 UNESCO International Workshop “Technology Advanced Quality Learning for ALL.” Sofia, Bulgaria.

Peer-reviewed Conference Presentations

Henriksen, D., Buss, R., Merter, C., Rotherham-Fuller, E., & Wolf, L. (2018, October). Growing into change. Learning exchange session presented at the Carnegie Project in the Education Doctorate Convening, Phoenix, AZ.

Buss, R., Henriksen, D., Merter, C., Rotherham-Fuller, E., & Wolf, L. (2018, October). Leader-scholar communities (LSCs) @ ASU: Lessons learned, lessons shared, lessons inspired. Convening-wide session presented at the Carnegie Project in the Education Doctorate Convening. Phoenix, AZ.

Henriksen, D., & Richardson, C. (2018, April). Design thinking for teacher education: Solving problems of practice with creativity and design. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). New York City, NY.

Voogt, J., Lai, W.K., Knezek, G., Christensen, R., Baruch, A., Grinshkun, V., Grigoryev, S., Shonfeld, M., Smits, A., Henriksen, D., Henderson, M., Uvarov, A., Phillips, M., Webb, M., Niederhauser, D., Mishra, P., Leahy, M., Butler, D., Strijker, A. (2018, March). Rethinking learning in the digital age – Implications for teacher education. Symposium presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018, Washington, D.C.

Henriksen, D., Henderson, M., Creely, E., Yadav, A., Good, J., Foster, A., Shah, M., Cain, W., Bell, J., Smith, S., Mehta, R., Mishra, P. (2018, March). What is the relationship between technology and creativity? Symposium presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018, Washington, D.C.

Creely, E., Henriksen, D., Henderson, M. (2018, March). Understanding creativity and the role of technology in education: a tri-modal approach. Paper presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018, Washington, D.C.

Mehta, R. & Henriksen, D. (2018, March). Mobilizing Creativity: Democratic and Humanizing Approaches to Creativity in the Classroom. Paper presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018, Washington, D.C.

Jordan, M., Henriksen, D., Evans, M., & Elwood, K. (2017, October). Developing new approaches to understand how collaborative groups frame and re-frame problems: Using design challenges in educational contexts. Symposium presented at Southwest Consortium for Innovative Psychology in Education Conference 2017, Las Vegas, NV.

Henriksen, D. (2017, March). Designing a course for design thinkers: Best practices for online coursework to promote creative problem solving. Presentation at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017, Austin, TX.

Henriksen, D. (2017, March). Learning systems change by innovating for innovators: A face-to-face doctoral course goes online. Presentation at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017, Austin, TX.

Mertler, C., Buss, R., & Henriksen, D. (2016, June). Becoming scholarly & influential practitioners through cyclical engagement in the action research process, Learning exchange session presented at the Carnegie Project in the Education Doctorate Convening – June 2016, Portland, OR.

Fisser, P., Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P. (2016). Exploring Creativity and ICT, outcomes of the EdusummIT 2015. Invited presentation at the QED’16 UNESCO International Workshop “Technology Advanced Quality Learning for ALL”, Sofia, Bulgaria, 14 June 2016.

Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., Fisser, P., DeVelle, S., Henderson, M., Cernochova, M., Hopper, S. (2016, March). Exploring Creativity and ICT Across Education Systems. Symposium presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016. Savannah, GA.

Tillman, D., Smith, S., An, S., Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., Cohen, J. Slykhuis, D., Alexander, C., Asing-Cashman, J., Paez, C. & Siemssen, A. (2015, March). Creating Creative Classrooms: Field-tested Best Practices. Symposium presented at Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016. Savannah, GA.

Mishra, P., Keenan, S. F., Mehta, R., & Henriksen, D. (2015, December). I Care About the Beauty in Science: Aesthetics in Scientific Practice and Pedagogy. Paper presented at epiSTEME 6, Mumbai, India.

Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., Cain, W., Friedman, A., Garofalo, J., Hartman, D., Hicks, D., Lee, J., Park, J. C., & Smith, S. (2015, March). Creativity Across the Disciplines: Exploring the Boundaries of Teacher Education. Symposium presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015. Las Vegas, NV.

Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., DeScryver, M., Fahnoe, C., Cain, W., Terry, C., Mehta, R., Good, G., Richardson, & C, Keenan, S. (2015, March). The Roots of Creativity: Trans-disciplinary Thinking Skills as Tools for Thinking and Learning in the 21st Century. Symposium presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015. Las Vegas, NV.

Mehta, R., Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P. (2015, March). Through the ‘Cosmos’: Beauty and Aesthetics in Science Education and Popular Media. Paper presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015. Las Vegas, NV.

Mehta, R., Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P. (2015, March). Creative Teachers: Fueled by Interdisciplinary and Avocational Pursuits. Paper presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015. Las Vegas, NV.

Boltz, E., Keenan, S., & Henriksen, D. (2015, March). Best Practices for Learning by Design Online. Best Practices category presentation at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015. Las Vegas, NV.

Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., Smith, S., DeSchryver, M., Cain, W., Good, J., Terry, C. (2014, March).  Fail Again, Fail Better: Contextual factors that influence creativity in technology mediated learning contexts. Symposium presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014Jacksonville, FL.

Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., Lee, J., Hartman, D., Park, J. C., Garofalo, J., Cain, W. (2014, March).  (In)Disciplined Learning in Teacher Education. Symposium presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014Jacksonville, FL.

Smith, S., Tillman, D., Slykhuis, D., Mishra, P., Alexander, C., Henriksen, D., Church, R., Goodman, A. (2014, March). Building Multidisciplinary Connections:  Intersections of Content, Creativity, and Digital Fabrication Technologies. Symposium presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014Jacksonville, FL.  Discussant: Danah Henriksen

Mishra, P., Henriksen, D., DeSchryver, M., Kereluik, K., Terry, L., Fahnoe, C., Wolf, L., & Leahy, S.  (2013, March).  Breaking Disciplinary Boundaries in 21st Century Learning: Creative Teaching with Digital Technologies. Symposium presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013New Orleans, LA.

Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., Koehler, M., Spector, M., Dickson, P., Dickson, R., Tyler-Woods, T., Jones, G., & Zellner, A. (2013, March). The Hitchiker’s Guide to Hybrid and Online Doctoral Programs. Symposium presented at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013New Orleans, LA.

Shaltry, C., Henriksen, D., & Wu, A. (2013, March). The Evolution of a Technology Course for Pre-Service Teachers. Best Practices category presentation at The Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013New Orleans, LA.

Henriksen, D., & Mishra, P. (2012, April). We Teach Who We Are:  Creativity and trans-disciplinary thinking among exceptional teachers. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Vancouver, BC.

Henriksen, D., & Stapleton, K. (2009). Learning and teaching overseas: a master’s program experience in educational technology. Presentation at the Michigan Art Teachers Association Conference, Grand Rapids.

Wong, E.D., & Henriksen, D., (2005, April). If ideas were fashion. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Montreal, Canada.

Wong, E.D., & Henriksen, D., (2004, April). Contemporary culture and educational constructs: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the idea of learning as redemption. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, CA.

GRANTS

Funded

Building learning experiences with design thinking, creativity, and entrepreneurship: A study of 3 Day Startup (2016). PI: Danah Henriksen; Co-PI: Michelle Jordan (ASU). MLFTC Impact Scholars Grant. $12,900.

Digital fabrication and creativity in teacher education (2014). PI: Punya Mishra (MSU); Co-PI: Danah Henriksen. MSU College of Education Internal Seed Grant. $18,000 (funded).

Unfunded

Developing creativity in teachers: Transforming thinking and practice (2018). PI: Michael Henderson (Monash University, Australia); Co-PI: Danah Henriksen; Edwin Creely (Monash University, Australia). Misk Grants Foundation. $99,500.

The impacts of arts inquiry on STEM interest and learning (2017). PI: Evan Tobias (ASU, Herberger Institute); Co-PI: Danah Henriksen; Michelle Jordan (ASU). Spencer Foundation (Small Grant). $50,000.

Creativity and computational thinking through digital fabrication for at-risk populations (2014). PI: Aman Yadav (MSU). Co-PI: Danah Henriksen. National Science Foundation, DRK-12. $ 439,236.

Enhancing creative thinking in undergraduate engineering education (2013). PI: Patrick Walton (MSU); Co-PI: Mark Urban-Lurain (MSU); Co-PI Douglas Luckie (MSU); Co-PI Neeraj Buch (MSU); Co-PI: Danah Henriksen. National Science Foundation, C-REE-8. $435,372

HONORS AND AWARDS

2019 – Finalist for ASU Outstanding Doctoral Mentor Award. Selected as one of three faculty members across 3,500+ ASU faculty, from a pool of 130 ASU faculty nominees, as an outstanding mentor of doctoral students.

2017 – ASU Peer Leadership Academy. Selected as one of three faculty members from the ASU Teachers College to represent the college in ASU’s Peer Leadership Academy. One of 31 faculty members from around the university selected as future leaders, to participate in activities through the year that extend and expand both individual and college leadership capacity at ASU.

2013 – AT&T Faculty Award for Best Blended Course at MSU. Awarded for the design and teaching of CEP 917 (Knowledge Media Design). Innovative/effective teaching with technology.

1995 – 1997 – National Merit Scholar, Full (2 year) tuition scholarship.

1996 – Undergraduate Macroeconomics Topics grant, $2000, University of Toledo.

TEACHING

Fall 2015 – Present

Assistant Professor (2 courses per academic semester; some summer teaching)
Arizona State University, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Division of Educational Leadership & Innovation

Graduate Courses Taught

TEL 792 (Dissertation Research: Leader Scholar Community) – 2 terms, 2 sections
TEL 712 (Mixed Methods for Inquiry) – 1 term, 1 section
TEL 711 (Strategies for Inquiry) – 1 term, 1 section
TEL 705 (Systems Change & Leadership) – 5 terms, 5 sections
TEL 704 (Leading Change in Education) – 1 term, 2 sections
TEL 504 (Learning & Instruction) – 1 term, 3 sections

Dissertation and Thesis Advising

Dissertations Chaired:

Six doctoral students’ in Ed.D. in Leadership & Innovation program:
Dr. Bret Dieterle (graduated); Dr. Michelle Glaittli (graduated), Dr. Nika Gueci (graduated); Dr. Rachel Halquist (graduated); Dr. Greg Pereira (graduated); Lynda Scott (current).

Dissertation Committee Memberships:

Seven doctoral students in Ed.D. in Leadership & Innovation program:

  • Ed.D dissertation committee member for Dr. Andrea Avery (graduated); Dr. Megan Workmon (graduated); Jose Herrera (expected Spring 2019); Sogol Houmayoun (expected Spring 2019); Dr. Liz Azukas (graduated); and Cori Lomonte (expected Spring 2019).

One doctoral student in Ph.D. in Learning Literacies and Technology program:

  • Ph.D. dissertation committee member for Dr. Kristin Elwood (graduated).

Thesis Committee Memberships:

One Barrett Honors College undergraduate student from Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

  • Thesis committee member for Brianna Osman (graduated)

Course development

TEL 705 (Systems Change & Leadership):
Developed course in Fall 2015 as a core content course for the Ed.D. program in Educational Leadership and Innovation. This course introduces students to theory and content around educational innovation and systems thinking. It has consistently received high evaluative scores in students’ semester evaluations. 

Spring 2005 – Summer 2015

Visiting Faculty 2012 – 2015 / Teaching Assistant 2005 – 2011
Michigan State University, College of Education (2 courses per semester and summer teaching)
Counseling, Educational Psychology & Special Education

Graduate Courses Taught

CEP 800 (The Psychology of Learning in School and Other Settings)­ – 13 terms, 13 sections
CEP 801 (Psych Development: Learner Differences and Commonalities) – 2 terms, 2 sections
CEP 815 (Educational Leadership) – 3 terms, 3 sections
CEP 822 (Educational Research Methods) – 6 terms, 6 sections
CEP 817 (Learning by Design) – 1 terms, 1 section
CEP 917 (Knowledge Media Design – Best Blended Course: Award Winner) – 1 term, 1 section
CEP 882 (That Which Moves Us: The Nature and Design of Compelling Experiences) – 2 terms, 2 sections
CEP 807 (Capstone in Educational Technology) – 1 term, 1 section
CEP 816 (Teaching and Learning across the Curriculum) – 1 term, 1 section
CEP 817 (Learning Technology by Design) – 5 term, 5 sections

Undergraduate Courses Taught

CEP 416 (Teaching and Learning with Technology) – 1 terms, 1 section

Course development

CEP 817 (Learning by Design):
Full course curriculum re-development, to redesign existing course on web design into a new content focus on design and design-thinking-for-teaching. This new course design supported teachers’ design skills for addressing problems of practice in their teaching and classroom.

SERVICE

Professional Service

International

Current (2018 – present): Invited thematic working group leader on creativity for EDUsummIT 2019 in Quebec, Canada.

  • Serving as a working group leader on creativity for EDUsummIT With my co-leader Dr. Michael Henderson, I am engaged in planning and preparations for this event and leadership role. EDUsummIT is a global consortium of academics, education leaders and policy makers focused on advancement of effective ITC use in education. Organized and supported by: The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE), the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), the Teacher Development and Higher Education Division at UNESCO, the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP); the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE).

Current (2014 – present): Co-Chair of Creativity Special Interest Group for SITE (Society of Information Technology & Teacher Education).

  • Serve as co-Chair for the creativity SIG at SITE. SITE is devoted to the dissemination of research and practice on technology and teacher education. It is an international society with an annual conference that receives thousands of proposals with members in countries around the world. As SIG co-Chair I manage Creativity SIG activities, with a focus on meetings and activities for the annual conference. I manage all communications to the group and solicit submissions to the SIG. Further, I review research, scholarship, and practice-based presentations proposed for creativity SIG, to make decisions on work to accept based on reviewers’ determinations.

2017–2018: Thematic working group leader on creativity for EDUsummIT 2017 in Borovets, Bulgaria.

  • Co-led a working group on creativity and technology for EDUsummIT, with Dr. Michael Henderson of Monash University in Australia, to design two days of collaborative work, research and discussion with invited group members from institutions around the world. Over 2017-2018 I worked with Dr. Henderson to complete products and written reports to UNESCO, and other scholarly publications arising from the September 2017 sessions in Borovets, Bulgaria. We also organized a SITE symposium to report on findings. EDUsummIT is a prestigious global knowledge building community of researchers, practitioners, and policy makers around effective integration of ICT in education. Hosted by UNESCO, the University of Library Studies & Information Technologies (Sofia, Bulgaria), and the Netherlands Institute for Curriculum Development.

2017: Grant assessor for Canadian Insight Grant – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

  • Served as an invited assessor for the Insight Grants by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Provided reviews and recommendations for a proposed project, “Taking making into classrooms:  design-based immersive professional learning to support curricular reform.”

2015–2016: Thematic working group leader on creativity for EDUsummIT 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand.

  • Co-led a working group on creativity and technology for EDUsummIT Worked with Dr. Petra Fisser design two days of collaborative sessions, research and discussion with invited group members from global institutions, done in September 2015 with group members. I led several scholarly report or publications arising from the September sessions. EDUsummIT is a prestigious global knowledge building community of researchers, educational practitioners, and policy makers around effective integration of of ICT in education. Hosted by UNESCO & Curtin University.

National

Current: Peer reviewer (ad hoc) for the following journals:

  • Reviewer of articles for several scholarly journals including:
    • Thinking Skills & Creativity
    • Teachers College Record
    • Journal of Teacher Education
    • British Journal of Educational Technology
    • Leonardo
    • Journal of School Leadership
    • Journal of Technology and Teacher Education
    • She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics and Innovation
    • Journal of Visual Literacy
    • Journal for STEM Education

Current (2016 – present): Editorial review board for Journal of Technology & Teacher Education.

  • Review scholarly articles throughout the year for the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education. Communicate or advise with editor Dr. Rick Ferdig and the board on journal issues, policy, and scope. Encourage new authorship and submissions to the journal and work with the editor to support and further the mission and success of the journal.

Current (2012 – present): Manager and co-leader of the Deep-Play Research Group.

  • Lead and manage a research group of faculty and doctoral students at Arizona State University, California State University and Michigan State University, devoted to creativity and technology in teaching and learning.

2018: Invited speaker for teacher professional development – Arizona Department of Education.

  • Provided several sessions around teacher creativity development as a guest of the Arizona Department of Education’s Early Learning & the Brain Summit.

2015: Guest editor for special issue of the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education.

  • Guest-edited a special issue devoted to creativity, technology and teacher education with Dr. Punya Mishra. We recruited and selected eight articles by top scholars in the field, and edited, reviewed and prepared them, managing development into publication.

2015: Professional development for K-12 in-service teachers.

  • Worked with MSU faculty to provide teacher professional development opportunities for North Branch School District, MI. Provided sessions in classroom technology as a service for Ruth Fox Elementary (A “Beating the Odds” school in Michigan).

2015: Book reviewer for Solution Tree Press.

  • Served as multiple round peer reviewer for the book “The Myth of the Muse.” Credited in title page for review service.

2013: Guest Editor for special issue of TechTrends.

  • Collaboratively guest edited a special issue about the Educational Technology Program at Michigan State University. This work included educational technology centered articles by notable Michigan State Faculty such as Matthew Koehler, Cary Roseth, Punya Mishra, and others.

Institutional / University Service

Program service (Ed.D. in Educational Leadership & Innovation program)

Current (2016 – present): Program committee member for Ed.D. program.

  • Serve as a program committee member for the Ed.D. program in Educational Leadership & Innovation. This committee work involves collaboratively overseeing key aspects of the program (e.g. working on ASU’s hosting of the CPED Fall 2018 Convening; the annual Doctoral Research Conference, issues related to administrative functions, program needs, student issues and application cycles, as well as multiple other key aspects of program-level initiatives, innovations, and overall management).

Current (2015 – present): Faculty reviewer for student Ed.D. program applications.

  • Review student applications—for every cohort and every intake cycle of Ed.D. student applications since 2015. Three cohort admits per year / two cycles of applications per cohort, I review applications (around 20 each time) approximately six times per year.

Current (2015 – present): Faculty chair at all Doctoral Research Conferences.

  • Serve as a faculty chair for multiple sessions at every Doctoral Research Conference (in which ASU Teachers College doctoral students present their research to faculty, peers, and others), acting as a discussant for roundtables and other presentation formats.

Current (2015 – present): Faculty representative at Ed.D. program orientation sessions.

  • Work with the program director/advisors each semester, to develop and participate in orientations sessions for incoming Educational Leadership & Innovation doctoral students (both online and face-to-face), to answer questions and prepare them for the program.

Current (2015 – present): Faculty representative at Graduate Programs Showcases.

  • Serve as a faculty representative for the Educational Leadership & Innovation Ed.D. program, to share information about the program with prospective students.

Current (2015 – present): Faculty representative at Ed.D. program Q&A sessions.

  • Work with the program director and advisors every semester to provide and participate in Q&A sessions online, in which we share information about the Educational Leadership & Innovation program and answer questions for prospective doctoral students.

2016-2017: Search committee member.

  • Served on search committee for a Clinical Associate Professor position for the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership & Innovation, with Dr. Craig Mertler and Erin Rotherham-Fuller.

University and college service (Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College)

Current (2018 – present): Wellness initiative work and emotional-support interventions for undergraduate teacher education students.

  • Involved in multiple college-level efforts to support the mental and emotional wellbeing of our undergraduate education students. I collaborate with the college’s Wellness Counselor, Michele Gaines, to offer mindfulness/meditation intervention in undergraduate classes. I have also connected our Teachers College with wellness efforts happening in other areas of ASU, such as arts therapy and some of the creativity/mindfulness work occurring in the ASU design school. In this I have brought in special guest speaker such as Dr. William Heywood, both to offer wellness/meditation sessions, and also work with the wellness staff on cross-departmental support for students.

Current (2016 – present): Special lecturer/expert for various courses and special topics at ASU.

  • Serve as an invited/special guest speaker, in multiple college contexts, offering ideas and engaging discussion with students or audience members around special topics or discussion points. Some previous invited visits are noted below:
    • May 2016 – Special guest lecturer for TEL 791 Systems Change & Leadership, face-to-face course version (invited by instructor Dr. Lou Albert). Topic: Wicked Problems and Design Thinking.
    • February 2017 –Special guest speaker for LLT Doctoral Seminar (invited by instructor Dr. Frank Serafini). Topic: Creativity and Transdisciplinary research.
    • March 2017 – Special guest for panel discussion presented by ASU Teachers College Office of Scholarship & Innovation (invited by Dr. Clarin Collins). Topic: Engaging in Social and Public Scholarship: Considerations and Insights.
    • June 2017 – Special guest lecturer for TEL 791 Systems Change & Leadership face-to-face course version (invited by instructor Dr. Lou Albert). Topic: Wicked Problems and Design Thinking.
    • November 2017 – Special guest speaker for DCI 580/780 Design in the real world: A practice oriented seminar (invited by instructor Dr. Punya Mishra). Topic: Design Thinking in Teacher Education.

2019: Panel member for ASU panel discussion on Outstanding Graduate Mentoring.

  • Served as a selected/invited panel member at a university event focused on discussing and sharing best practices in mentoring doctoral students (based on my nomination and finalist status for the ASU Outstanding Doctoral Mentor Award)

2018: Search committee member for a Wellness Counselor position in the Teachers College.

  • Served on a search committee for a new position in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, for a Wellness Counselor to support the emotional and mental health needs of our teacher education students. I was the only faculty member on this staff hiring committee, giving my interests in supporting future teachers in social-emotional needs.

2017-2018: ASU Peer Leadership Academy participant and Teachers College representative.

  • Served as the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College representative at ASU’s Peer Leadership Academy program. This is a year-long commitment and program designed to enhance leadership capacity within ASU through workshops, seminary, and retreats designed to build institutional capacity. Selected for this honor by Dean Basile as one of three faculty who represented the college and engaged in year-long service to enhance the forward-thinking capacity of our college.

2017: Faculty facilitator for college-community design thinking work.

  • Served as faculty facilitator at The Coronado Initiative (a local collaboration between Scottsdale schools and the Teachers College, to rethink/redesign Coronado High School).

2016: Faculty spotlight research presentation.

  • Presented a talk for Teachers College faculty/students spotlighting my research on creative teaching, as part of the faculty spotlight series in the college.

2016: Offered workshop on academic web portfolios for the Teachers College Doctoral Council.

  • Designed and delivered a workshop for Teachers College doctoral students (based on invitation from the TCDC), about effective strategies for building a personal/academic web portfolio/presence. This interactive workshop supported doctoral students in their academic portfolio and presence building, as scholars sharing their work.

2016: Created and presented faculty workshop on design thinking.

  • Co-created and co-led (with Drs. Michelle Jordan and Steve Zuiker) a design thinking workshop for the Spring 2016 Teachers College Annual Summit meeting.