Edward Walter Finn, III

Instructional Technology Specialist, Ruth Lilly Law Library

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Lawrence W. Inlow Hall, Room 131A
530 W. New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3225

Phone: (317) 274-1922
E-Mail: efinniii@indiana.edu

Education

B.S., 2005, Indiana University; M.S., 2009, Indiana University; Ed.D., 2013 (expected), Indiana Wesleyan University

Bio

Ed Finn joined the law library team in 2012 as the Instructional Technology Specialist. His responsibilities include evaluating and coordinating instructional technology for the law library, as well as faculty support with learning technologies. Some of the learning technologies supported include Adobe Captivate®, Adobe Presenter®, Articulate Storyline®, and Oncourse®. He also led the implementation of the QuestionPoint® reference communication system and the use of Microsoft SharePoint® at the library.

Ed is an Adjunct Faculty member in the Technology Leadership and Communication department in the School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI and the School of Business Leadership at Indiana Wesleyan University.  He currently teaches Labor/Management Relations, Applied Leadership, and Leadership and Organizational Change.

Ed is completing his Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership at Indiana Wesleyan University. He completed his coursework in September of 2012 and is now writing his dissertation entitled Faculty & Academic Leaders Perceptions of the Importance of Learning Management System (LMS) Adoption: A Comparative Case Study.  His expected graduation date is April. 2014.

Ed's professional background includes more than 18 years of private sector leadership experience as well as customer service, training, development and instructional design.

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Finn III, E. (2013). Leading teams in a global environment. Business Journal for Entrepreneurs, Vol.2013, Issue 2. pp.87-100.
    • International Management of Organizations & People eJournal, Vol.5, Issue 2.
    • Decision Making, Organizational Behavior & Performance eJournal, Vol.4, Issue 41.
  • Finn III, E. (2012). Constructing a leadership and scholarship worldview. Journal of International Diversity, Vol.2012, Issue 4, pp.51-60.
    • Leadership Development eJournal, Vol.5, Issue 2.
    • Leadership & Organizational Behavior eJournal, Vol.4, Issue 2.
    • Political Institutions: Parties, Interest Groups & Other Political Organizations eJournal, Vol.6, Issue 2.
  • Finn III, E. (2012). Global leadership in a changing world. Leadership and Organizational Management Journal, Vol.2012, Issue 4, pp.43-53.
    • Organizations & Markets: Decision-Making in Organizations eJournal, Vol.5, Issue 1.
    • International Management of Organizations & People eJournal, Vol.5, Issue 1.
    • Global Business Issues eJournal, Vol.3, Issue 4.
    • Leadership Development eJournal, Vol.5, Issue 1.
    • Change Management & Organizational Behavior eJournal, Vol.4, Issue 1.
    • Change Management Strategy eJournal, Vol.5, Issue 2.
  • Finn III, E. (2012). Global leadership in a changing world. Insights to a Changing World Journal, Vol.2012, Issue 4, pp.18-30.
    • Organizations & Markets: Decision-Making in Organizations eJournal, Vol.5, Issue 1.
    • International Management of Organizations & People eJournal, Vol.5, Issue 1.
    • Global Business Issues eJournal, Vol.3, Issue 4.
    • Leadership Development eJournal, Vol.5, Issue 1.
    • Change Management & Organizational Behavior eJournal, Vol.4, Issue 1.
    • Change Management Strategy eJournal, Vol.5, Issue 2.

Refereed Presentations

  • DeMaine, S., & Finn III, E. (2013). Reaching students where they are: Ensuring universal accessibility in online instruction. CALI Conference on Law School Computing. Chicago, IL: Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction.
  • Finn III, E. (2011). Dialogue, servant leadership and followership. 60th AAACE Conference. Indianapolis, IN: American Association for Adult and Continuing Education.

Lectures & Workshops

  • Finn III, E. (2013). Putting the pieces together (quizzing). Online Teaching Taskforce Brown Bag Lecture Series. Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Indiana University.
  • Dimitri, J., Finn III, E., Huffman, M., & McGregor, D. (2013). Online teaching. Online Teaching Taskforce Brown Bag Lecture Series. Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Indiana University.

Invited Lectures

  • Finn III, E. (2013). Dialogue and labor/management relations: Putting the pieces together. Advanced Topics in Human Resource Management. Purdue School of Engineering and Technology: Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.