Spencer P. Greenhalgh
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

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Lexington, KY 40506

EDUCATION

2018 PhD Michigan State University Educational Psychology and Educational Technology
dissertation: Spaces and Their Social Frontiers: Using Community Dimensions to Distinguish between Teacher-Focused Hashtags on Twitter
committee: Matthew J. Koehler, Christine Greenhow, Wietske Van Osch, Cary J. Roseth
2012 BA Brigham Young University French Teaching

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

2016 MSU College of Arts and Letters Digital Humanities Graduate Certificate
2016 MSU College of Comm. Arts and Sciences Serious Games Graduate Certificate
2012-2016 Utah State Board of Education Level 1 Professional Educator License
Secondary Education
French endorsement
Political Science endorsement
2012 BYU Center for Language Studies Professional Level French Language Certificate
ACTFL Oral Proficiency: Superior
ACTFL Written Proficiency: Advanced High

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2018-present Assistant Professor School of Information Science, University of Kentucky
2018-present Associate Graduate Faculty College of Communication and Information, University of Kentucky

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2021 McJulien Scholar Best Paper Award Association for Educational Communications & Technology, Culture, Learning and Technology Division
2013-2018 Dean's Scholar Award MSU College of Education
2017-2018 Alumni Fellowship MSU College of Education
2017 Best Paper Award SITE International Conference
2014-2016 French Language Fellow MSU Residential College in the Arts and Humanities
2016 Cross-Cultural Research Award Association for Educational Communications & Technology / Korean Society for Educational Technology
2016 Digital Humanities Program Funding MSU College of Arts and Letters
2016 Best Paper Award SITE International Conference

SCHOLARSHIP

Refereed Journal Articles

Barriage, S., DiGiacomo, D. K., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (advance online publication). Thinking beyond Library and Information Science: Interdisciplinary Inspiration for Children and Youth Services Curricula. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. https://doi.org/10.3138/jelis-2020-0079

DiGiacomo, D. K., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Barriage, S. (advance online publication). How students and principals understand ClassDojo: Emerging insights. TechTrends. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-021-00640-6

Krutka, D. G., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (advance online publication). "You can tell a lot about a person by reading their bio": lessons from inauthentic Twitter accounts' activity in #Edchat. Journal of Research on Technology in Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/15391523.2021.1962454

Shelton, C. C., Koehler, M. J., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Carpenter, J. P. (advance online publication). Lifting the veil on TeachersPayTeachers.com: An investigation of educational marketplace offerings and downloads. Learning, Media and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1080/17439884.2021.1961148

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2021). Differences between teacher-focused Twitter hashtags and implications for professional development. Italian Journal of Educational Technology, 29(1), 24-43. https://doi.org/10.17471/2499-4324/1161

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2021). Influences of game design and context on learners' trying on moral identities. The Journal of Experimental Education, 89(3), 450-467. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220973.2020.1712312

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2021). Mormonism as meme in government-sponsored information operations on Twitter. Tropos: Comunicação, Sociedade E Cultura, 10(1). https://periodicos.ufac.br/index.php/tropos/article/view/4472

Greenhalgh, S. P., Krutka, D., & Oltmann, S. (2021). Gab, Parler, and (mis)educational technologies: Reconsidering informal learning on social media platforms. Journal of Applied Instructional Design, 10(3). https://doi.org/10.51869/103/sgdkso

Greenhalgh, S. P., Nnagboro, C., Kaufmann, R., & Gretter, S. (2021). Academic, social, and cultural learning in the French #bac2018 hashtag. Educational Technology Research and Development, 69(3), 1835-1851. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11423-021-10015-6

Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., & Russell, A. (2021). The influence of policy and context on teachers' social media use. British Journal of Educational Technology, 52(5). https://doi.org/10.1111/bjet.13096

Koehler, M. J., Shelton, C. C., Carpenter, J. P., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2020). Where does all the money go? Free and paid transactions on TeachersPayTeachers.com. Teachers College Record. Retrieved from https://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentID=23478

Carpenter, J. P., Staudt Willet, K. B., Koehler, M. J., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2020). Spam and educators' Twitter use: Methodological challenges and considerations. TechTrends, 64, 460-469. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-019-00466-3

Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., Staudt Willet, K. B., Koehler, M. J., & Akcaoglu, M. (2020). Identifying multiple learning spaces within a single teacher-focused Twitter hashtag. Computers & Education, 148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2020.103809

Greenhalgh, S. P., Koehler, M. J., & Boltz, L. O. (2019). The fun of its parts: Design and player reception of educational board games. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 19(3). Retrieved from https://www.citejournal.org/volume-19/issue-3-19/social-studies/the-fun-of-its-parts-design-and-player-reception-of-educational-board-games/

Greenhalgh, S. P., Staudt Willet, B. K., & Koehler, M. J. (2019). Approaches to Mormon identity and practice in the #ldsconf Twitter hashtag. Journal of Media and Religion, 18, 122-133. https://doi.org/10.1080/15348423.2019.1696121

Greenhalgh, S. P., Staudt Willet, B. K., Rosenberg, J. M., & Koehler, M. J. (2018). Tweet, and we shall find: Using digital methods to locate participants in educational hashtags. TechTrends, 62, 501-508. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-018-0313-6

Rosenberg, J. M., Greenhalgh, S. P., Wolf, L. G., & Koehler, M. J. (2017). Strategies, use, and impact of social media for supporting teacher community within professional development: The case of one urban STEM program. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 36, 255-267.

Koehler, M. J., Arnold, B. J., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Boltz, L. O. (2017). A taxonomy approach to studying how gamers review games. Simulation & Gaming, 48, 363-380. https://doi.org/10.1177/1046878117703680

Greenhalgh, S. P., Koehler, M. J. (2017). 28 days later: Twitter hashtags as "just in time" teacher professional development. TechTrends, 61, 273–281. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-016-0142-4

Koehler, M. J., Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., & Keenan, S. F. (2017). What the tech is going on with teachers' digital teaching portfolios? Using the TPACK framework to analyze teachers' technological understanding. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 25, 31-59.

Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., & Wolf, L. G. (2016). For all intents and purposes: Twitter as a foundational technology for teachers. E-Learning and Digital Media, 13, 81-98. https://doi.org/10.1177/2042753016672131

Rosenberg, J. M., Greenhalgh, S. P., Koehler, M. J., Hamilton, E., & Akcaoglu, M., (2016). An investigation of State Educational Twitter Hashtags (SETHs) as affinity spaces. E-Learning and Digital Media, 13, 24-44. https://doi.org/10.1177/2042753016672351

Refereed Book Chapters

Greenhalgh, S. P., Koehler, M. J., Rosenberg, J. M., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2021). Considerations for using social media data in learning design and technology research. In E. J. Romero-Hall (Ed.), Research methods in learning design and technology. New York, NY: Routledge.

Greenhalgh, S. P. & Koehler, M. J. (2019). "Pretty good practices" for the design of teacher portfolio courses. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Pre-service and in-service teacher education: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications (pp. 126-151). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. [Curated reprint of previously-published material in research anthology]

Staudt Willet, K. B., Koehler, M. J., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2018). A tweet by any other frame: Three approaches to studying educator interactions on Twitter. In T. J. Bastiaens & G. Marks (Eds.), Education and Information Technology Annual 2018: A Selection of AACE Award Papers (pp. 67-74). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). [Invited reprint of conference proceedings in edited book]

Smith, J. P., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2017). The role of (real) thinking in education: Why Dewey still raises the bar on educators. In L. J. Waks & A. R. English (Eds.), John Dewey’s Democracy and Education: A centennial handbook (pp. 99-107). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Staudt Willet, K. B., Koehler, M. J., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2017). A tweet by any other frame: Comparing three theoretical frameworks for studying educator interactions on Twitter. In L. Liu & D. C. Gibson (Eds.), Research highlights in technology and teacher education 2017 (pp. 63-70). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). [Invited reprint of conference proceedings in edited book]

Greenhalgh, S. P., Koehler, M. J., Boltz, L. O. (2016). What we like when we like educational games: Examining the effect of design features on player enjoyment. In L. Liu & D. C. Gibson (Eds.), Research highlights in technology and teacher education 2016 (pp. 95-102). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). [Invited reprint of conference proceedings in edited book]

Keenan, S., Rosenberg, J. M., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Koehler, M. J. (2016). Examining teachers' technology use through digital portfolios. In L. Liu & D. C. Gibson (Eds.), Research highlights in technology and teacher education 2016 (pp. 197-204). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). [Invited reprint of conference proceedings in edited book]

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2016). Affordances and constraints of analog games for ethics education: Dilemmas and dragons. In K. D. Valentine & L. J. Jensen (Eds.), Examining the evolution of gaming and its impact on social, cultural, and political perspectives. Hershey, PA: IGI Global

Greenhalgh, S. P., & Koehler, M. J. (2015). “Pretty good practices” for the design of teacher portfolio courses. In M. L. Niess & H. Gillow-Wiles (Eds.), Handbook of research on teacher education in the digital age (pp. 256-280). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Rosenberg, J. M., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Koehler, M. J. (2015). A performance assessment of teachers’ TPACK using artifacts from digital portfolios. In L. Liu & D. C. Gibson (Eds.), Research highlights in technology and teacher education 2015 (pp. 189-196). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). [Invited reprint of conference proceedings in edited book]

Refereed Conference Presentations

Bayeck, R. Y., Greenhalgh, S. P., Jensen, L. J., & Asino, T. I. (2021, November). Context and values in educational technology research. Panel presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention [virtual conference].

Greenhalgh, S. P., Krutka, D. G., & Oltmann, S. (2021, November). Gab, Parler, and Reconsidering Learning on Social Media. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention [virtual conference].

Greenhalgh, S. P., Di Giacomo, D., & Barriage, S. (2021, November). ClassDojo and the conflation of educational technology platforms. Roundtable presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention [virtual conference].

Chapman, A. L. & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2021, October). Provo Feminists, “waahmen” and Delilah’s: gendered language and misogyny in the ‘Deseret Nation’ Twitter hashtag. Paper presented at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion and the Religious Research Association [virtual conference].

Bayeck, R. Y., Jensen, L. J, Greenhalgh, S. P., Johnson, E., Murray, J., & Asino, T. I. (2020, November). Board games and learning. Panel presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention [virtual conference].

Romero-Hall, E., Arslan-Ari, I., Gentry, W., Greenhalgh, S. P., Jung, Y. J., ... Ari, F. (2020, November). Let's talk about research methods: Where are we today?. Panel presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention [virtual conference]

Valle, N., Moore, S. L., Ifenthaler, D., Ritzhaupt, A. D., & Greenhalgh, S. P.. (2020, November). Ethical issues in data-rich educational technology research. Panel presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention [virtual conference].

Agosto, D. E., Abbas, J., Salib, G., Willett, R., Wheeler, N. T., ... Subramaniam, M. (2020, October). What do youth service librarians need? Reassessing goals and curricula in the context of changing information needs and behaviors of youth. Panel presented at the Association for Library and Information Science Education Conference [virtual conference].

Greenhalgh, S. P., & Chapman, A. L. (2020, July). Alt-right discourses as reactionary religious rhetoric in "Mormon Twitter". Work-in-progress paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Social Media & Society [virtual conference].

Shelton, C. C., Koehler, M. J., Carpenter, J. P., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2020, April). Taking stock of TeachersPayTeachers.com: Analyzing four million classroom resources. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2020 [virtual conference].

Greenhalgh, S. P., Huang, K., & Rosenberg, J. M. (2019, October). Understanding gaming communities and exploring learning opportunities: A computational grounded theory approach. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Greenhalgh, S. P., Nnagboro, C., Kaufmann, R., & Gretter, S. (2019, October). Academic, social, and cultural learning in the #bac2018 Twitter hashtag. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Greenhalgh, S. P., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Koehler, M. J. (2019, October). Twitter hashtags and religious learning: Mormon identity and participatory practice in #ldsconf. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Neumann, K., Lu, Y.-H., Ding, A.-C., Moore, R., & Greenhalgh, S. P., (2019, October). New faculty inspired by mentors at AECT's Early Career Symposium. Panel presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Greenhalgh, S. P., Koehler, M. J., & Staudt Willet, K. B. (2019, March). Every nation, kindred, tongue and 'tweeple': International use of the #ldsconf Twitter hashtag. Paper presented at the Decentered Mormonism: Assessing 180 Years of International Expansion conference, Bordeaux, France.

Carpenter, J., Koehler, M., Staudt Willet, B. K., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2019). Spam, spam, spam, spam: Methodological considerations and challenges for studying educators' Twitter use. In K. Graziano (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (pp. 2702-2711). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Staudt Willet, K. B., Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., & Koehler, M. J. (2018, October). Won't you be my neighbor? How education stakeholders use hyperlinks to build information neighborhoods on Twitter. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Kansas City, MO.

Greenhalgh, S. P., Staudt Willet, K. B., Rosenberg, J. M., Akcaoglu, M., & Koehler, M. J. (2018, April). Timing is everything: Comparing synchronous and asynchronous modes of Twitter for teacher professional learning. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting 2018. New York, NY.

Greenhow, C. M., Brandon, D. L., Greenhalgh, S. P., Koehler, M. J., Staudt Willet, K. B., & Li, J. (2018, April). Tweeting toward the PhD: Exploring new scholars’ practices with social media. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting 2018. New York, NY.

Dousay, T. A., Asino, T., Luo, T., Krutka, D. G., Greenhalgh, S., Rodesiler, L, & Walster, D. (2018). Social media & teacher professional development. In E. Langran & J. Borup (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (pp. 2251-2255). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Staudt Willet, K. B., Moudgalya, S., Boltz, L. O., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Koehler, M. J. (2018). Back to the gaming board: Understanding games and education through board game reviews. In E. Langran & J. Borup (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (pp. 495-503). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., & Koehler, M. J. (2017, November). Hide and go tweet: Comparing methods for locating educational hashtag participants. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Jacksonville, FL.

Greenhalgh, S. P., Staudt Willet, K. B., Rosenberg, J. M., & Koehler, M. J. (2017, November). No accounting for theory? The case for an affinity space approach to educational hashtag research. Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Jacksonville, FL.

Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., & Koehler, M. J. (2017, May). Combining data sets and methods to explore equity in teacher professional development. In D. G. Krutka (Chair), Data, Big and Small. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., & Koehler, M. J. (2017, March). Avoiding madness in our methods: Considerations for Twitter research in teacher education. In P. Resta & S. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (pp. 1558-1561). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Greenhalgh, S. P., & Koehler, M. J. (2017, March). Tweeting in the time of terrorism: Who participates in a French hashtag-based affinity space, where, and how?. In P. Resta & S. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (pp. 614-619). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Rosenberg, J. M., Akcaoglu, M., Staudt Willet, K. B., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Koehler, M. J. (2017, March). A Tale of two Twitters: Synchronous and asynchronous use of the same hashtag. In P. Resta & S. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (pp. 283-286). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Staudt Willet, K. B., Koehler, M. J., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2017, March). A tweet by any other frame: Three approaches to studying educator interactions on Twitter. In P. Resta & S. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (pp. 1823-1830). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Willis, J., Greenhalgh, S. P., Nadolny, L., Liu, S., Aldemir, T., Rogers, S., Trevathan, M., ... and Oliver, W. (2017, March). Exploring the rules of the game: Games in the classroom, game-based learning, gamification, and simulations. In P. Resta & S. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (pp. 475-480). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2016, October). Some of these games are not like the others: Educational board games, genres, and learning. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Greenhalgh, S. P., & Koehler, M. J. (2016, October). Teachers, Twitter, and terrorism: Combining digital research methods to study online educational conversations in France. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Nyland, R., Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., Koehler, M. J., Veletsianos, G., & Kimmons, R. (2016, October). Public data mining methods, ethics, & legalities. Panel presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Rosenberg, J. M., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Wolf, L. G. (2016, October). Participating from near and far: Analyzing online graduate learning communities with social network analysis. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2016, April). Exploring the effect of second language proficiency on students' completion of other game-based curricular tasks. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C.

Arnold, B., Koehler, M., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2016). Design principles for creating and maintaining immersive experiences in educational games. In G. Chamblee & L. Langlub (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 502-508). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Greenhalgh, S. P., Koehler, M. J., & Boltz, L. O. (2016). What features we like when we like educational games. In G. Chamblee & L. Langlub (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 554-561). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., & Wolf, L. G. (2016). For every tweet there is a purpose: Twitter within (and beyond) an online graduate program. In G. Chamblee & L. Langlub (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 2044-2049). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Keenan, S. F., Rosenberg, J. M., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Koehler, M. J. (2016). Examining teachers' technology use through digital portfolios. In G. Chamblee & L. Langlub (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 1084-1091). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Koehler, M. J., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Boltz, L. O. (2016). Here we are, now entertain us! A comparison of educational and non-educational board games. In G. Chamblee & L. Langlub (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 567-572). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Rosenberg, J. M., Koehler, M. J., Akcaoglu, M., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Hamilton, E. R. (2016). State Educational Twitter Hashtags: An introduction and research agenda. In G. Chamblee & L. Langlub (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 355-360). Waynesville, NC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., Keenan, S., & Koehler, M. J. (2015, November). An investigation of the use of digital portfolios for understanding educators' technology knowledge. Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Rosenberg, J. M., Akcaoglu, M., Hamilton, E., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Koehler, M. J. (2015, November). Tweeting U.S.A.: An examination of State Educational Twitter Hashtags (SETHs). Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Boltz, L. O., Arnold, B. & Greenhalgh, S. (2015). Players, features, and enjoyment: Entertainment games as models for educational games. In D. Rutledge & D. Slykhuis (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 822-829). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Koehler, M., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Zellner, A. (2015). Potential applications of sentiment analysis in educational research and practice – Is SITE the friendliest conference? In D. Rutledge & D. Slykhuis (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 1348-1354). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Rosenberg, J., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Koehler, M. (2015). A performance assessment of teachers’ TPACK using artifacts from digital portfolios. In D. Rutledge & D. Slykhuis (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 3390-3397). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Greenhalgh, S. P., Boltz, L. O., & Koehler, M. J. (2014, October). What’s in an (educational) game? Ub3r mechanics and l337 motifs! Paper presented at the Meaningful Play conference, East Lansing, MI.

Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., Zellner, A., & Koehler, M. J. (2014). Zen and the art of portfolio maintenance: Best practices in course design for supporting long-lasting portfolios. In M. Searson & M. N. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (pp. 1755–1761). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Koehler, M. J., Rosenberg, J. M., Greenhalgh, S. P., Zellner, A., & Mishra, P. (2014). Can portfolio-based assessments demonstrate teachers' TPACK? In J. Voogt (Chair), Artifacts demonstrating teachers' technology integration competencies. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Jacksonville, FL.

Invited Research Talks

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2021, April). "The correct [domain] name of the church": Online presence, naming, and legitimacy. Invited presentation for the 2021 Mormon Studies Conference, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA. [virtual conference]

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2021, February). "I'm a French teacher, not a data scientist!": Culture and meaning in (my) internet research. Invited talk for Instructional Psychology and Technology program graduate seminar, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. [virtual talk]

Hartman, D. K., Kwong, J., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2015, May). The child, the curriculum, and computer games: The digital gamification of education in the U.S. Keynote address at the 1st International Congress of the Turkic World Children’s Games and Toys, Eskişehir University, Eskişehir, Turkey.

Hartman, D. K., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Kwong, J. (2015, May). The gamification of teaching and learning in U.S. schools: Concepts, practices, designs, and technologies. Keynote address at the 14th USOS Symposium, Bartin University, Bartin, Turkey.

Media Coverage

Stack, P. F. (2021, January 31). Unholy war: Is #DezNat an online platform for defending the LDS Church or a launching pad for extremists? The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved from https://www.sltrib.com/religion/2021/01/31/unholy-war-deznat-troops/

Stack, P. F. (2021, June 18). Some #DezNat troops, fearful of being publicly outed, are retreating from digital LDS war The Salt Lake Tribune. https://www.sltrib.com/religion/2021/06/18/some-deznat-troops/

Stack, P. F. (2021, July 21). Assistant Alaskan A.G. under investigation for allegedly posting bigoted #DezNat tweets The Salt Lake Tribune. https://www.sltrib.com/religion/2021/07/21/assistant-alaskan-ag/

RESEARCH FUNDING

2021-2022 University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information, Speed Dating for Researchers XI($7,500)
Gay Gab: Alt-Right Social Media and the LGBTQ Community
co-PIs: Evan Brody, Spencer P. Greenhalgh
2019-2020 University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information Research Activities fund ($2,000)
Platforms, Pedagogies, and Privacy: A Study into the Landscape of Digital Platform Use in Kentucky Public Schools
co-PIs: Spencer P. Greenhalgh, Daniela DiGiacomo, Sarah Barriage
2019-2020 Southeastern Conference Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program, via University of Tennessee—Knoxville ($711)
Educational Policy and Teachers' Use of Twitter
visiting faculty: Joshua M. Rosenberg (University of Tennessee—Knoxville); hosting faculty: Annelise M. Russell (Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Kentucky); co-hosts: Spencer P. Greenhalgh, Danielle Duffy (Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Kentucky)
2018-2020 Herman and Rasiej Math Initiative at the University of Southern California ($8,820)
Exploring how Beginning Elementary Mathematics Teachers Seek out Resources through Social Media
PI: Stephen Aguilar (University of Southern Califronia); Co-PIs: Joshua Rosenberg (University of Tennessee—Knoxville), Christian Fischer (University of California—Irvine), Spencer P. Greenhalgh; Co-I: Michael Lawson (University of Tennessee—Knoxville)
2018-2019 Claremont Graduate University Global Mormon Studies Research Grant ($500)
Every Nation, Kindred, Tongue, and “Tweeple”: International Use of the #ldsconf and #twitterstake Twitter Hashtags
PI: Spencer P. Greenhalgh

OTHER PRESENTATIONS

Webinars

Dean, J., Kantor, J., Gonzales, L., Kennedy, M. & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2019, August). Collaborative web annotation with Hypothesis in Canvas, webinar for The Hypothesis Project.

Krutka, D., Gleason, B., Carpenter, J. P., Dousay, T. A., & Greenhalgh, S. P. (2018, February). Social media in education, webinar for the Social Media Special Interest Group of the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education.

Guest Lectures

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2021, April). Social media research methods, invited visit to Claremont Mormon Studies Student Association, Claremont Graduate University.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2020, October). Social media research methods, guest lecture for ICT 310: Exploring and Analyzing ICTs: Methodological Approaches, University of Kentucky.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2020, April). Social media research methods, guest lecture for ICT 310: Exploring and Analyzing ICTs: Methodological Approaches, University of Kentucky.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2019, September). Hypothesis as a social annotation tool for language education, guest lecture for FLT 881: Teaching Foreign Language with Technology, Michigan State University.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2018, November). Social media affinity spaces and teacher professional development, guest lecture for EDLT 534: Developing Educational Leaders Using Technology, Drexel University.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2018, October). Social media research methods, guest lecture for ICT 310: Exploring and Analyzing ICTs: Methodological Approaches, University of Kentucky.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2017, July). Copyright, fair use, and Creative Commons, guest lecture for Michigan State University's MAET Year 1 Summer hybrid program.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2016, July). Copyright, fair use, and Creative Commons, guest lecture for Michigan State University's MAET Year 1 Summer hybrid program.

College and Department

Martin, J., Greenhalgh, S. P., Oltmann, S., Kaufmann, R., DeVito, A., ... Frisby, B. (2021, January). Student engagement forum, UK College of Communication and Information.

Greenhalgh, S. P., Kaufmann, R., Griffin, J., Hudd, E., Taylor, N., ... Starr, B. (2020, September). Tips and tricks for effective online learning, CI Shapes and Supports Students Virtual Event Series, UK College of Communication and Information.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2020, July). An educational technology perspective on the flipped classroom environment, brown bag lunch series, UK College of Communication and Information.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2020, January). Academic, social, and cultural learning in the #bac2018 Twitter hashtag, research seminar, UK College of Communication and Information.

Cahill, M., Scarduzio, J., Harrington, N., Dragojevic, M., Frisby, B., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Jiang, M. (2019, August). Beginning your research agenda, faculty panel for incoming graduate students, UK College of Communication and Information.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2019, February). Internet research methods: A conceptual walkthrough, workshop for the Instructional Communication Research Group at the University of Kentucky's School of Information Science.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2017, January). 28 days later: Twitter hashtags as "just in time" teacher professional development, prospective student day talk for Michigan State University's Educational Psychology and Educational Technology PhD program.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2016, April). State Educational Twitter Hashtags as affinity spaces, brownbag talk for Michigan State University's Educational Psychology and Educational Technology PhD program.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2013, April). Best practices in course design for supporting long-lasting portfolios, brownbag talk for Michigan State University's Educational Psychology and Educational Technology PhD program.

TEACHING AND ADVISING

Courses Taught

2019-present Associate Graduate Faculty, UK Communication PhD program
- Research Problems in Communication [independent study]
2019-present Faculty, UK Library Science MS program
- Games, Literacies, and Learning
2018-present Faculty, UK Information and Communication Technology BA/BS program
- Information Literacy and Critical Thinking
- Technologies for Information Services
- Content Management Systems
2013-2018 Instructor, MSU Educational Technology MA program
- Educational Technology Capstone Course
- Electronic Assessment for Teaching and Learning
- Technology and Leadership
- Teaching for Understanding with Technology
- Applying Educational Technology to Issues of Practice
- Learning in School and Other Settings
- Approaches to Educational Research
- Teaching Students Online
2017 Teaching Assistant, MSU Educational Psychology and Educational Technology PhD program
- Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Educational Research
2014-2016 Language Fellow, MSU Residential College in the Arts and Humanities
- French Integrated Language Option
2011-2012 Student Instructor, BYU Department of French and Italian
- First-Year French, Part 2

Workshops and Outreach

Staudt Willet, K. B., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Rosenberg, J. M. (2020, October). Simple collection and powerful analysis of Twitter data using R, Association for Educational Communications and Technology [virtual workshop].

Staudt Willet, K. B., Greenhalgh, S. P., & Rosenberg, J. M. (2019, October). Online data and open source tools: Analyzing educational internet data using R, Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Las Vegas, NV.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2016, November). A brief introduction to topic modeling, workshop for Michigan State University's digital humanities program.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2016, March). Making your own educational games with Twine, Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2016, February). Practicing teaching using games, Workshop for visiting Indonesian teacher educators at Michigan State University.

Greenhalgh, S. P. (2015, October). Gaming in the classroom, professional development session at Ruth Fox Elementary School

Greenhalgh, S. P., Rosenberg, J. M., & Mehta, R. (2015, May). Online presence for graduate students: An introduction. BHEARD Scholar Conference, East Lansing, MI.

Mentoring and Advising

2020-present dissertation committee member, Megan Reynolds, Curriculum and Instruction PhD program, University of Kentucky
2019-present supervisor, ICT undergraduate interns
2020-present MSICT advisor, Drew Brown
2020-present MSICT advisor, Mason Jablonski
2020-present MSICT advisor, Retta Ritchie-Holbrook
2020-present MSICT advisor, Grant Roberts
2020-present MSICT advisor, Misty Wright
2021 supervisor, Meagan Wilkins, Honors Capstone Project
2020 independent study advisor, Steve Sommer, ICT master's program, University of Kentucky
2019 supervisor, Meagan Wilkins, Honors Course Conversion for ICT 302
2019 external thesis reviewer, Bradley Congram, Higher Education Administration and Leadership MA program, Royal Roads University [nominated by George Veletsianos, thesis coordinator]
2019 directed research advisor, Cynthia Nnagboro, Communication PhD program, University of Kentucky
2016-2018 member of three research practicum committees, Educational Psychology and Educational Technology PhD program, Michigan State University

SERVICE TO INSTITUTION

University of Kentucky

2020 CELT-designated peer reviewer for Summer 2020 online learning transition due to COVID-19
2020 CELT-designated helper for College of Engineering's online learning transition in response to COVID-19
2019 French language and culture consultant for University of Kentucky Institutional Review Board

College of Communication and Information, University of Kentucky

2019-2020 Member of Mission and Values Task Force, College Strategic Planning Council

School of Information Science, University of Kentucky

2020-present Member of SIS Curriculum Committee
2020-present Member of ICT Planning Committee
2020-present Member of ICT Curriculum Committee
2019-present Member of ICT Program Exam Committee
2019-2020 Member of ICT Program Admissions Committee
2018-2020 Member of ad-hoc ICT Program periodic review committee

SERVICE TO PROFESSION

Association for Educational Communications and Technology

2020-present Board Member at Large, Research and Theory Division
2018-present Reviewer, TechTrends [AECT-affiliated journal]
2018-present Reviewer, AECT International Convention

Global Mormon Studies Network

2020-present member, Steering Committee, Global Mormon Studies network
2019-present Webmaster, Global Mormon Studies network

Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education

2016-2017 Co-chair, Games and Simulations special interest group
2016-2017 Reviewer, SITE International Conference

American Educational Research Association

2015-2016 Communications Deputy, Division C: Learning & Instruction

Other

2021 Ad-hoc Reviewer, Computers & Education
2021 Ad-hoc Reviewer, Journal of Education for Teaching
2021 Ad-hoc Reviewer, Teaching and Teacher Education
2021 Ad-hoc Reviewer, The Internet and Higher Education
2020 Ad-hoc Reviewer, AERA Open, Special Topic: Educational Data Science
2020 Ad-hoc Reviewer, Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage
2016-2021 Ad-hoc Reviewer, E-Learning and Digital Media
2019 Reviewer for edited book: Research Methods in Learning Design and Technology
2019 Ad-hoc Reviewer, Journal of Educational Computing Research
2018Reviewer, Association of Internet Researchers Conference
2015 Reviewer for edited book: Examining the Evolution of Gaming

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

2021 University of Kentucky Office for Student Success Integrated Success Coach Advocate Training
2018 Association for Educational Communications and Technology Early Career Research Symposium
2018 University of Kentucky Unconscious Bias Training
2016 Humanities Intensive Teaching and Learning Text Analysis: From Object to Interpretation

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Association for Educational Communications and Technology

Global Mormon Studies network