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Search > Member Results > Leslie Kennedy




Primary Affiliation:
  • California State University, Chancellor Office (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, CA, United States)

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California State University, Office of the Chancellor
401 Golden Shore Drive
Long Beach, CA 90815 United States


  • German - speaking level (Advanced) - reading level (Advanced)

Skills & Interests

Education History

  • Doctor in Education Educational Leadership (05/2013)
    CSU Long Beach
  • M.S. Ed. Online Learning and Teaching (05/2005)
    CSU East Bay
  • Certificate Online Teaching Program (05/2000)
    UCLA Extension
  • M.A. Linguistics (05/1992)
    CSU Long Beach
  • B.A. German, Secondary Education, Religion (05/1984)
    Grove City College


  • Director, Affordable Learning Solutions (01/2014 - Current) CA State University, Office of the Chancellor
  • Director, Instructional Technology Support Services (03/2006 - 12/2013) CSU Long Beach
  • Project Manager and User Community Relations (03/2000 - 02/2006) WebCT
  • Online Instructor and Online Course Developer (06/1995 - 08/2002) Cerro Coso Online
  • Tenured ESL Professor (05/1995 - 01/2000) Fullerton College


  • Teri Yamada & Leslie Kennedy. (2014). IT Innovation: Best Practices and Institutional Change in Conference Paper
  • Leslie Kennedy. (2013). Exploring the Adoption of Instructional Technologies: The Mainstream Faculty. Proquest.


  • Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
    Member 03/2010 - Current
  • California Open Online Library (COOL4Ed)
    CA Open Online Library Project Director 07/2014 - Current
  • California Open Education Resources Council (COERC)
    Co-Principal Investigator 01/2014 - Current
  • American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages
    Member 03/2014 - Current
  • Educause
    Member 03/2000 - Current
  • American Educational Research Association
    Member 03/2010 - Current
  • Hostelling International
    Board Member & Life Member 03/1995 - Current
  • International Society for Technology in Education
    Member 03/2010 - Current

Honors and Awards

  • Friend of the Associated Student Association (03/2013)
  • Disabled Student Services Award (03/2012)

Teaching Experience

  • Introduction to Online Learning and Teaching (Winter 2005)
    Cerro Coso Community College - Online Teaching
    Developed and taught the intro to online learning and teaching course for the Online Learning and Teaching Certificate program at Cerro Coso Online - closely affiliated with the CA Virtual Campus project (2000-2005)
  • RGR 470 / 570 ( Current)
    CSU Long Beach - Incorporating technology into instruction
  • German and English (Winter 1986)
    Institute auf dem Rosenberg - German and English
    From 1986 - 1989
  • ESL (Fall 1994)
    Fullerton College - ESL Advanced Composition
    From 1995 - 2000
  • Managing on Online Course (Winter 2005)
    Cerro Coso Online - Online Teaching and Learning