Dr. Elke Leeds

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Associate Vice President of Technology Enhanced Learning

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Walden University
  • MBA, Kennesaw State University 
  • BS, Loyola University of Chicago

CONTACT

LEADERSHIP

  • Chair, Regents Administrative Committee on Distance Education
  • University System of Georgia - Chancellor's Committee on Distance Education
  • University System of Georgia - Learning Management System Strategic Advisory Board
  • Chair, Distance Learning Advisory Committee

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • 2015 University of West Georgia Distance Learning Administration Conference Best Paper Award
  • 2012 Outstanding Faculty of the Year, Georgia WebMBA
  • 2009 Tommy and Beth Holder Faculty Award, Kennesaw State University Foundation

PUBLICATIONS

  • Leeds, E., Campbell, S., Baker, V., Ali, R., Brawley, D., Crisp, J. (2013). The Impact of Student Retention Strategies: An Empirical Study. “Managing Innovative Distance Learning for Higher Education” in the International Journal of Management in Education, 7(1/2), 22-43.

  • Ellermeyer, S. F., Leeds, E., Banker, T. (2011). Motivating Attendance in a Freshman Mathematics Course Using "House Cash". Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 22(4), 3-20.

  • Norback, J. S., Leeds, E., Kulkarni, K. (2010). Integrating an Executive Panel on Communication in Senior Design. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 53(4).

  • Raven, A., Leeds, E., Park, C. W. (2010). Digital Video Presentation and Student Performance: A Task Technology Fit Perspective. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 6(1), pp. 17-29.

PRESENTATIONS

  • Leeds, E., Suffridge, D., Distance Learning Administration Conference, "Bringing Campus to Life - Virtualizing Student Services with Video," University of West Georgia, Jekyll Island, GA. (June 5, 2012).

  • Leeds, E., Anhalt University Faculty Senate Annual Meeting, "Overcoming Faculty Resistance to Online Teaching and Learning," Anhalt University of Applied Science, Bernburg, Germany. (May 24, 2012).

  • Norback, J. S., Leeds, E., Kulkarni, K. (2010). Integrating an Executive Panel on Communication in Senior Design. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 53(4).

  • Leeds, E., Anhalt University eLearn Conference, "A Strategic Approach to Distance Learning: National, State, and Localized Approaches," Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Bernburg, Germany. (May 21, 2012).

  • Leeds, E., Sizemore, J, Georgia Summit Annual Conference, "“Building Effective Campus Partnerships to Foster Distance Education”," University System of Georgia, Savannah, GA. (September 29, 2011).

  • Campbell, S., Cochran, J., Leeds, E., Baker, V., 2010 Academy of Management Annual Conference, ""The Role of Intrinsic Motivation on Student Retention in Online Learning," AOM, Montreal, Canada. (August 2010).

 

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