Change Leadership and Education Innovation;

P-12 Education Leadership;

Leadership and Teacher Preparation;

Education Policy;

Communities of Practice;

Online and Blended Learning and Leadership


Azukas, M.E. (In Progress) Applying soft systems methodology to a personalized learning initiative in a large urban school district. In (eds.) Aaron Bond, Beth Rajan Sockman, Samantha J. Blevins, & Suha Tamim, Using Systems Thinking to Foster Continuous Improvement and Manage Change Efforts: Case Studies for the Everyday Practitioner, Oxford: U.K.: Routledge. 


Azukas, M.E. (In Progress) One district delves into design thinking: Challenges, successes, and implications for future practice. In Sanzo, K.L. & Scribner, J.P. Eds. Design Thinking: Research, Innovation, and Implementation. Charlotte, N.C. Information Age Publishing.


Azukas, M.E. and Barbour, M.K. (In Review). In-service teachers’ perceptions of K-12 online learning in a graduate course: An action research project. International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design.


Azukas, M.E. (In Review) Personalized learning: A community perspective. Education Studies


Azukas, M.E. (2020). Teaching in the time of COVID. Journal of Applied Professional Studies, 2, 1-11. 


Azukas, M.E. & Gaudelli, W. (2020). Formative design as a framework for implementing teacher professional development in design thinking. Journal of Formative Design in Learning, 4(1), 22-33.


Azukas, M.E. (2019). Cultivating blended communities of practice to promote personalized learning. Journal of Online Learning Research, 5(3), 249-283.


Azukas, M.E. (2020) Principal Perceptions of Personal Learning. American Education Research Association: Conference Proceedings: 2020 Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA  (Conference Canceled)


Azukas, M.E. (2019). Cultivating communities of practice to promote personal Learning. Paper presented at the International Society for Technology in Education, Philadelphia, PA. Published in Conference Proceedings.


Azukas, M.E. (2018). Personal learning: A community perspective. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.  Published in Conference Proceedings.


Azukas, M.E. (2005). The virtual observation: Assessing online instructors. Paper presented at the Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, The University of Wisconsin, Madison. 


Azukas, M.E. (2005). Effective Instructional leadership in online schools. Paper presented at the Canadian Association for Distance Learning, Vancouver, BC.