M.S. in Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology, University at Albany
Certificate of Advanced Study in Online Teaching & Learning, Educational Theory, and Practice, University at Albany
Certificate in Music Production and Technology, Berklee College of Music
B.A. in Music Composition, University at Albany
B.S. in Creative Writing and English, University of New York College at Brockport
A.S. in Music Performance, Schenectady County Community College
A.A.S in Music Business, Schenectady County Community College
Certificate in Music Performance, Schenectady County Community College
Michael Leczinsky is a Professor of Practice in the Informatics program in the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany.
Mr. Leczinsky has an interdisciplinary background that includes the arts, education, entrepreneurship and technology. He joined the University in 2012 in the music department and moved to the Informatics Department in 2014. He is dedicated to student success and student engagement, as evidenced by his commitment to his teaching practice and investment in the University community through a wide range of initiatives and programs on campus.
The founding director and head coach of UAlbany eSports, a co-ed championship winning team of over 100 students, he recently helped develop the University’s new Informatics concentration in Game Design & Development.
Mr. Leczinsky has co-founded several labs including the CEHC Makerspace, Drone Lab and eSports and Gaming Lab. His research interests include multimedia, mixed reality, simulation, and emerging technologies.
He holds an AAS in Music Business from Schenectady County Community College, an AS in Music Performance from Schenectady County Community College, a BS in Creative Writing and English from SUNY Brockport, a BA in Music Composition from the University at Albany, an MS in Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology from the University at Albany. He also holds a Certificate of Advanced Study in Online Teaching & Learning, Educational Theory, and Practice from the University at Albany, a Certificate in Music Production and Technology Berklee College of Music, and a Certificate in Music Performance from Schenectady County Community College.
CEHC Courses Taught
AMUS115 Jazz: America's Music
AMUS 325 Intro to Electronic Music and Media
UFSP 100 Freshman Seminar
CINF 171 eSports and the Digital Gaming Ecosystem
CINF 301 Emerging Trends in Information and Technology
CINF 363 Digital Design
CINF 371 Game Design & Development I
CINF 462 Current Technologies in Interactive Design
CINF 465 Senior Capstone in Informatics
CINF 467 Technology-Based Community Support
CINF 471 Game Design & Development II
CINF 496 Special Topics in Informatics
CINF 499 Senior Seminar in Informatics
Design; Multimedia; Emerging Technology