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Mary Niemczyk

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Assoc Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3250
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2880
Assoc Professor
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2880
Biography

Associate Professor and Chair, Technological Entrepreneurship & Innoavation Management (TEIM). Program Chair, Aviation Programs and Air Transportation Management Program Lead Department of Technology Management, College of Tech and Innovation

Dr. Niemczyk's experience and expertise consists of education, aviation and entrepreneurship. Dr. Niemczyk taught in the K-12 public school system prior to coming to ASU. She has also worked as a financial manager at a major US airline, and co-founded Research Integrations, an aviation human performance research company that focuses on issues concerning pilot training and human factors. In addition, Dr. Niemczyk has also started three other companies, including Mastering Learning, an instructional and learning strategies consulting firm. 

Dr. Niemczyk has presented her work at both aviation and education conferences and has published her work in both aviation and education books and journals. She is often an invited speaker for faculty and student development workshops.

Dr. Niemczyk is also an FAA certified private pilot.

 

Education

BA, Accounting, Benedictine College

MBA-Aviation, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

PhD, Learning & Instructional Technology, Arizona State University

Research Interests

Metacognition and self-regulation. Determination of the learning strategies/techniques that allow for successful learning and application of complex concepts in ill-defined, unique environments like aviation and medical sciences. Determination of instructional strategies that enhance learning opportunities in these same environments. Determination of the effects of technology usage on brain development.

Publications
  • Mary Niemczyk, W Savenye. Self-Regulation in a Computer Literacy Course. Academic Exchange Quarterly (2005).
  • . . Tapping Diverse Talent in Aviation (2004).
  • Niemczyk, Mary, Savenye, W. The effect of question type and grouping strategy on learning from a multimedia database. (2003).
  • M Karp, M Turney, M Green, R Sitler, J Bishop, Mary Niemczyk. Retaining women in collegiate aviation programs: Implementing learning style considerations. The International Journal of Aviation Research and Development (2002).
  • M Turney, J Bishop, Merrill Karp, Mary Niemczyk, R Sitler, M Green. National survey results: Retention of Women in Collegiate Aviation. Journal of Air Transportation (2002).
  • Merrill Karp, M Turney, M Green, R Sitler, J Bishop, Mary Niemczyk. Retaining women in collegiate aviation by implementing learning style considerations. Collegiate Aviation Review (2002).
  • W Savenye, H Dwyer, Mary Niemczyk, Z Olina, A Kim, H Kopp, A Nicolaou, H Kopp. Development of the digital high school project: A school-university partnership. Computers in the Schools (2002).
  • Niemczyk, Mary, Savenye, W. The relationship of student motivation and self-regulated learning strategies to performance in an undergraduate computer literacy course. (2002).
  • W Savenye, Z Olina, Mary Niemczyk. So you are going to be an online writing instructor: Issues in designing, developing and delivering an online course. Computers and Composition (2001).
  • Niemczyk, Mary, Dwyer, H, Savenye, W. Rookie camp: An introductory unit for web-supplemented instruction at the high school level. (2001).
  • Savenye, W, Olina, Z, Kim, A, Kopp, H, Nicolaou, A, Niemczyk, Mary, Dwyer, H. Building a web-based high school project - a school university partnership. (2001).
Research Activity
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 484Internship
AMT 489Airline Administration
AMT 491Aviation Management Capstone
AMT 493Honors Thesis
AMT 593Applied Project
AMT 595Continuing Registration
AMT 599Thesis
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 396Aviation Professional
AMT 484Internship
AMT 491Aviation Management Capstone
AMT 492Honors Directed Study
AMT 499Individualized Instruction
AMT 533Training Systems & Simulation
AMT 584Internship
AMT 592Research
AMT 593Applied Project
AMT 595Continuing Registration
AMT 599Thesis
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 408National Aviation Policy
AMT 484Internship
AMT 489Airline Administration
AMT 584Internship
AMT 593Applied Project
AMT 599Thesis
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 484Internship
AMT 489Airline Administration
AMT 491Aviation Management Capstone
AMT 595Continuing Registration
AMT 599Thesis
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 484Internship
AMT 491Aviation Management Capstone
AMT 499Individualized Instruction
AMT 533Training Systems & Simulation
AMT 584Internship
AMT 590Reading and Conference
AMT 592Research
AMT 593Applied Project
AMT 595Continuing Registration
AMT 599Thesis
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 408National Aviation Policy
AMT 484Internship
AMT 584Internship
AMT 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 484Internship
AMT 489Airline Administration
AMT 491Aviation Management Capstone
AMT 584Internship
AMT 592Research
AMT 593Applied Project
AMT 595Continuing Registration
AMT 599Thesis
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CTI 101Success in Tech & Innov
AMT 484Internship
AMT 491Aviation Management Capstone
AMT 499Individualized Instruction
AMT 533Training Systems & Simulation
AMT 590Reading and Conference
AMT 592Research
AMT 595Continuing Registration
AMT 599Thesis
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 408National Aviation Policy
AMT 484Internship
AMT 499Individualized Instruction
AMT 593Applied Project
AMT 595Continuing Registration
AMT 599Thesis
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 396Aviation Professional
AMT 484Internship
AMT 489Airline Administration
AMT 491Aviation Management Capstone
AMT 584Internship
AMT 592Research
AMT 593Applied Project
AMT 595Continuing Registration
AMT 599Thesis
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 484Internship
AMT 491Aviation Management Capstone
AMT 493Honors Thesis
AMT 499Individualized Instruction
AMT 590Reading and Conference
AMT 592Research
AMT 595Continuing Registration
AMT 598Special Topics
AMT 599Thesis
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 408National Aviation Policy
AMT 484Internship
AMT 593Applied Project
AMT 595Continuing Registration
AMT 599Thesis
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 396Aviation Professional
AMT 484Internship
AMT 489Airline Administration
AMT 491Aviation Management Capstone
AMT 584Internship
AMT 592Research
AMT 593Applied Project
AMT 595Continuing Registration
AMT 599Thesis
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 484Internship
AMT 491Aviation Management Capstone
AMT 493Honors Thesis
AMT 499Individualized Instruction
AMT 584Internship
AMT 590Reading and Conference
AMT 592Research
AMT 593Applied Project
AMT 595Continuing Registration
AMT 598Special Topics
AMT 599Thesis
Summer 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 484Internship
AMT 593Applied Project
Service
  • Academic Evaluation/Scholarship Committee. Aeronautical Management Technology Department, Chair (2005 - Present)
  • Aeronautical Management Technology Department, Personnel Committee (2005 - Present)
  • ASU Polytechnic campus, East Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee (PCAPC) (2004 - Present)
  • Graduate Curriculum Committee. Aeronautical Management Technology Department, Chair (2004 - Present)
  • Aeronautical Management Technology Department, Student Advisory Counsel (2003 - Present)
  • Student Outcomes Assessment Committee. Aeronautical Management Technology Department, Chair (2003 - Present)
  • Aeronautical Management Technology Department, Electronic Media & Textbook Committee (2002 - Present)
  • Aeronautical Management Technology Department, Marketing/Retention Committee (2002 - Present)
  • Aeronautical Management Technology Department, Strategic Planning & Policy (2002 - Present)
  • Aeronautical Management Technology Department, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (2002 - Present)
  • College of Technology and Applied Sciences, Taskforce on Accreditation (2002 - Present)
  • University Aviation Association, Member (2002 - Present)
  • Women in Aviation International, Member (2002 - Present)
  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Member (2001 - Present)
  • ASU Polytechnic Campus, Undergraduate Program and Core Curriculum Committee (2006 - 2006)
  • College of Science and Technology, ASU Polytechnic Campus, Personnel Committee (2006 - 2006)
  • Aviation Series, ASU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Instructor (2005 - 2006)
  • ASU Polytechnic Campus, Graduate Program of Study Committee (2004 - 2004)
  • Aeronautical Management Technology Department, Academic Evaluation/Scholarship Committee (2003 - 2004)