Ed. D. – Summa Cum Laude – Walden University, Minneapolis, MN.

M.S. Ed-California State University, Hayward, CA.

Graduate Credits in Writing, Business Communication

Graduate Credits from The National Writing Project via The WNY Writing Project

B.S. Secondary English Education-Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY.

A.S.-Animal Science-SUNY Delhi, Delhi, NY.

Courses Taught Include But Are Not Limited To

Teacher as Professional, Designing Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment I and II, Effective Teaching Using Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences, Writing in the Content Areas, Reading in the Content Areas, Technology and Literacy in the Content Areas, Supporting Struggling Readers, Collaborative Action Research, Integrating Technology in the Curriculum I and II, New and Emerging Technologies, ID Authoring Technologies and Internet Apps for Education, Assessment and Evaluation in Learning and Performance, Learning Technologies, Research-Based Professional Project (capstone), Assessment, Differentiation and Design, 21st Century Teaching and Learning, Leading the Learning Strategy, Instructional Theory and Design Principles, The Adult and Nontraditional Learner, College Composition, Multi-modal Research, Business Communications, Professional Writing


Grinslade, S., Van Zile-Tamsen, C. M., Winkelman, T. A., Larcara, M. (2015).  A metacognitive learning strategy that guides intentional learning and reflection in nursing education.  26th International Nursing Research Congress.  Sigma Theta Tau International. Retrieved from


Larcara, M. (2014). Benefits of the Flipped Classroom Model. In J. Keengwe, G. Onchwari, & J. Oigara (Eds.) Promoting Active Learning Through the Flipped Classroom Model (pp. 132-144). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-4987-3.ch007


Larcara, M. (2011).  Supporting Online Adjuncts in Higher Education. In Proceedings at the 2011 Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.


Larcara, M. (2011). Finding, Retaining, Motivating, and Growing High Quality Online Adjuncts in Higher Education. In Proceedings at the 2011 International Association for Development of the Information Society, Rome, Italy.


Larcara, M. (2011). The Online Adjunct in Higher Education: A Delphi Study. In S. Barton et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011 (pp. 1987-1995). AACE.

Larcara, M. (2010).  Forecasting Online Adjunct Needs: A Delphi Study. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Larcara, M. (2008).  Expand Your Career Horizons as an Adjunct Online Instructor.  ELearning Guild. Retrieved from

Larcara, M. (2003).  Creating an Experience Students Deserve: Training College Professors to Teach Online.  ELearning Guild.   Retrieved from