Dr. Natalie A. Johnson-Leslie, a Jamaican native, is an assistant professor of teacher education at Arkansas State University (ASU). She received her doctoral degrees from Iowa State University in the areas of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies as well as Curriculum and Instructional technology. She joined the faculty at ASU in fall 2004. She integrates technology in all her courses using Blackboard course management tool extensively. She teaches courses including an educational technology course to elementary, mid-level and secondary pre-service teachers. Her main research interests lie in the field of educational leadership, technology integration in the curriculum as well as assessing and evaluating student behavior. In her research she poses difficult questions and solves complex problems using insightful research techniques. Her work has been published in the Journal of Educational Technology (JET), International Journal of Reflection (IJR), Journal of the European Teacher Education Network (JETEN), and the International Journal of Learning (IJL). She served on the review board of the Journal of College Student Development for four years.
Mr. H. Steve Leslie is a Jamaican native, an adjunct instructor in Communication Studies and an Academic Technology Specialist at Arkansas State University (ASU). His professional background is in education, banking and financial systems, sales and service management, as an integrator, trainer and financial analyst. He has a teaching diploma in Math and Science, an M.B.A. in Finance and Banking, a M.A. in Communication Studies and an M.S. in Information Systems and E-Commerce. Prior to joining the ASU Steve worked as Regional Sales Director and trainer for a commercial bank in Jamaica. Over the past 3 years at ASU he has been teaching Oral Communication to freshmen and sophomores. His research interests include international business communication, intercultural communication, organizational communication, educational software and technology.
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