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Ed.D. in Instructional Technology, Towson University, Towson, MD, 2019
M.Ed. in Blindness and Low Vision, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2007
B.S.Ed. in Special Education, Ohio University, Athens, OH, 2006
Shaheen, N. L. (2022). Technology accessibility: How U.S. K-12 schools are enacting policy and addressing the equity imperative. Computers & Education. 179(April 2022), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2021.104414
Shaheen, N. L. (2021). Accessibility4Equity: Cripping technology-mediated compulsory education through sociotechnical praxis. British Journal of Educational Technology. 53(1), 77-92. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjet.13153
Wild, T., Shaheen, N. L., Fast, D., Averill, J., Koehler, K., & Farrand, K. (2020). Students’ with blindness and visual impairments level of engagement in science and engineering Practices. Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities. Vol. 24(1), Article 1. https://scholarworks.rit.edu/jsesd/vol24/iss1/1/
Goodridge, W. H., Shaheen, N. L., & Bartholomew, S. (2020). Adapting older engineering graphics methods to facilitate new opportunities in our school systems for blind and low vision youth. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 79(6), 33-37. Retrieved from https://www.iteea.org
Shaheen, N. L. (2019). The five elements of technology accessibility policy enactment in K-12: A grounded theory [Doctoral Dissertation, Towson University]. Maryland Shared Open Access Repository. http://hdl.handle.net/11603/17533
Shaheen, N. L., & Lohnes Watulak, S. (2019). Bringing disability into the discussion: Examining technology accessibility as an equity concern in the field of instructional technology. Journal of Research on Technology in Education. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/15391523.2019.1566037
Farrand, K. M., Shaheen, N. L., Wild, T., Averil, J., & Fast, D. (2018). Improving student self-efficacy: The role of inclusive and innovative out of school programming for students with blindness and visual impairments. The Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research, 8(2). Retrieved from https://nfb.org/jbir
Shaheen, N. L., & Lazar, J. (2018). K-12 technology accessibility: The message from state governments. The Journal of Special Education Technology, 33(2), 83-97. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0162643417734557
Wojton, M. A., Heimlich, J., & Shaheen, N. L.(2016). Accommodating blind learners helps all learners. Journal of Museum Education, 41(1), 59-65. https://doi.org/10.1080/10598650.2015.1126150
Shaheen, N. L. (2020, December 15). Dismantling the Compulsory Sightedness of STEM Education and Empowering Blind Learners. Keynote presented virtually at the Dare to Be Remarkable Conference. Baltimore, MD.
Shaheen, N. L. (2020). Conceptualizing access: Technology-Enhanced K-12 education and disabled students. Paper presented virtually in lieu of the American Educational Research Association’s 2020 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
Shaheen, N. L. (2020). Web Accessibility policy enactment in K-12. Paper presented virtually at the 35th Annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, Anaheim, CA
Shaheen, N. L., & Lohnes Watulak, S. (2019). From liability to opportunity: Ensuring web accessibility through technology leadership and teacher education. Paper to be presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Shaheen, N. L., Goodridge, W. H. (2019). Education, research, and raising expectations: Exploring spatial abilities and training blind engineers. Plenary session presented at the National Convention of the National Federation of the Blind. Las Vegas, NV.
Shaheen, N. L., & Lohnes Watulak, S. (2018). Technology accessibility: A social justice concern for K-12 instructional technology and teacher education. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference, Alexandria, VA.
McSorley, J., Shaheen, N. L., & Krevor-Weisbaum, S. (2018). Pushing the needle forward on K-12 accessibility. Preconference session presented at AccessU. Austin, TX.
Shaheen, N. L.(2016). Access to the curriculum through mainstream and assistive technologies. Paper presented at the World Blind Union-International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment Joint Assembly. Orlando, FL
Shaheen, N. L., Heimlich, J., & Hammond, F. (2016). A community of practice: The Federation in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Plenary session presented at the National Convention of the National Federation of the Blind. Orlando, FL.
Shaheen, N. L.(2015). Without exception: Skills for today’s classroom and tomorrow’s world. Keynote address to the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois Teacher, Parent, and Student Conference. Chicago, IL.
Chakraborty, J., Shaheen, N. L., & Mason, A. (2013). Accessibility and its application to game design. Talk presented at the Baltimore Independent Game Seminar. Baltimore, MD.
Awards and Fellowships
Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award, National Federation of the Blind, Baltimore, MD, 2021
Impact Award, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 2020
Graduate Student Research Award, Towson University, Towson, MD, 2020
President’s Diversity and Inclusion Award, Towson University, Towson, MD, 2017
Terminal Degree Fellowship, Towson University, Towson, MD, 2017
New Leader Award and Hall of Fame Induction, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2013