Leanna Archambault

Associate Professor
Faculty
WEST Campus
Mailcode
3151
Associate Professor
Faculty
WEST Campus
Mailcode
3151
Senior Global Futures Scholar
Faculty
WEST Campus
Mailcode
3151

Biography

Dr. Leanna Archambault is an Associate Professor in Learning Design and Technology at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. She is the Program Coordinator for the Learning Design and Technologies program and also serves as Editor for Computers & Education, the top-ranked journal in her field. Her research areas include teacher preparation for online and blended classrooms, the use of innovative technologies to improve learning outcomes, and sustainability literacy among pre-service and in-service teachers.

Dr. Archambault's research has won multiple awards from prominent professional organizations including the College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, and the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. In addition, she has been recognized by Arizona State University, winning the Vision Award for Research and Content from Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, the President's Award for Sustainability, and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Excellence in Research Award and Promising Scholar Award. As a former middle school teacher, she seeks a lasting impact on the practice of future and existing teachers throughout the state of Arizona and beyond.

Education

Ph.D. Instructional and Curricular Studies, University of Nevada Las Vegas

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Research Interests

Guiding Research Questions:

  • What are the challenges that teachers face in online environments, what skills do they need to be successful, and how can institutions of higher education work to better prepare educators for online and blended environments?
  • How do we prepare educators to be critical consumers and discerning producers of online instructional resources?
  • How can the use of emerging technologies improve the teaching/learning process and outcomes for both teachers and students, to prepare the next generation of literate citizens?

Publications

Recent Publications

Dalal, M., Archambault, L., & Shelton, C. (2021). Fostering the growth of TPACK among international teachers through a semester-long professional development experience. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 37(1), 43-56. https://doi.org/10.14742/ajet.5964

Dalal, M., Carberry, A., & Archambault, L. (2021). Developing a ways of thinking framework for engineering education research. Studies in Engineering Education, 1(2), 108-125. http://doi.org/10.21061/see.38

Harris, L., Archambault, L., & Shelton, C. (2021a). Getting serious about Sourcing Information: Considerations for Teachers and Teacherpreneurs. Social Education. 85(5). 260-266. https://www.socialstudies.org/social-education/85/5

Harris, L., Archambault, L. & Shelton, C. (2021b). Issues of quality on Teachers Pay Teachers: An exploration of best-selling U.S. history resources. Journal of Research on Technology in Education. Advance Online Publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/15391523.2021.2014373

Lowenthal, P., West, R., Archambault, L., Borup, J., & Belt, E. (2021). Faculty perceptions of    using synchronous video-based communication technology. Online Learning Journal, 25(4), 74- 103. https://doi.org/10.24059/olj.v25i4.2890

Shelton, C., Geiger, T., & Archambault, L. (2021). Becoming a better teacher through online teacherpreneurship? Factors influencing online teacherpreneurs’ perceived gains in teaching practice (Invited). Elementary School Journal - Invited Special Issue. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1086/715521

Vargas Wright, J., Archambault, L., & Savenye, W. (2021). Parents Caring, Sharing, and  Learning Together Online: An Examination of Information Seeking and Learning Strategies Utilized in an Online Health-Related Support Group. Journal of Applied Instructional Design, 10(3). https://dx.doi.org/10.51869/103/jvwlaws

 Shelton, C., & Archambault, L. (2020). Learning from and about elite online teacherpreneurs: A qualitative examination of key characteristics, school environments, practices, and impacts. Teachers College Record. 122(7). https://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=23322

Borup, J., Graham, C. R., West, R. E., Archambault, L., & Spring, K. J. (2020). Academic Communities of Engagement: an expansive lens for examining support structures in blended and online learning. Educational Technology Research and Development, 1-26.

Borup, J., Jensen, M., Archambault, L., Short, C.R., & Graham, C.R. (2020). Supporting students during COVID-19: Developing and leveraging academic communities of engagement in a time of crisis. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 28(2), 161-169.

Hale, A., Archambault, L., & Wenrick, L. (2020). Lessons from within: Redesigning higher education. Development and Learning in Organizations, 34(2), 37-40.

Lowenthal, P., Borup, J., West, R. & Archambault, L. (2020). Thinking Beyond Zoom: Using Asynchronous Video to Maintain Connection and Engagement During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 28(2), 383-391.

 

Courses

Spring 2022
Course Number Course Title
EDT 501 Fndtns of Learning Design&Tech
DCI 780 Practicum
DCI 799 Dissertation
Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
SCN 400 Sustainabl for Sci Teacher
EDT 584 Internship
EDT 590 Reading and Conference
EDT 690 Reading and Conference
DCI 799 Dissertation
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
EDT 503 Design Effective Communication
EDT 580 Practicum
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
SCN 400 Sustainabl for Sci Teacher
EDT 501 Fndtns of Learning Design&Tech
DCI 780 Practicum
DCI 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 799 Dissertation
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
SCN 400 Sustainabl for Sci Teacher
SCN 401 SustainabilitySci,Tech&Society
EDT 584 Internship
EDT 590 Reading and Conference
EDT 690 Reading and Conference
EDT 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
EDT 799 Dissertation
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
EDT 503 Design Effective Communication
EDT 580 Practicum
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
SCN 401 SustainabilitySci,Tech&Society
EDT 501 Fndtns of Learning Design&Tech
EDT 590 Reading and Conference
EDT 684 Internship
DCI 780 Practicum
EDT 780 Practicum
EDT 784 Internship
EDT 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 790 Reading and Conference
EDT 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
EDT 799 Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
EDT 584 Internship
EDT 590 Reading and Conference
EDT 690 Reading and Conference
EDT 792 Research
EDT 799 Dissertation
DCI 799 Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
SCN 401 SustainabilitySci,Tech&Society
EDT 503 Design Effective Communication
EDT 580 Practicum
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
SED 397 Clinical Experience II
SCN 401 SustainabilitySci,Tech&Society
EDT 590 Reading and Conference
EDT 684 Internship
DCI 780 Practicum
EDT 780 Practicum
EDT 784 Internship
EDT 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 790 Reading and Conference
EDT 792 Research
EDT 799 Dissertation
DCI 799 Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
SCN 400 Sustainabl for Sci Teacher
SCN 401 SustainabilitySci,Tech&Society
EDT 584 Internship
EDT 590 Reading and Conference
EDT 690 Reading and Conference
EDT 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
EDT 799 Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
SCN 401 SustainabilitySci,Tech&Society
EDT 580 Practicum
EDT 598 Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
SCN 401 SustainabilitySci,Tech&Society
EDT 503 Design Effective Communication
EDT 590 Reading and Conference
EDT 684 Internship
DCI 780 Practicum
EDT 780 Practicum
EDT 784 Internship
EDT 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 790 Reading and Conference
EDT 792 Research
EDT 799 Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
SCN 400 Sustainabl for Sci Teacher
SCN 401 SustainabilitySci,Tech&Society
EDT 584 Internship
EDT 590 Reading and Conference
EDT 690 Reading and Conference
EDT 792 Research
EDT 799 Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
SCN 400 Sustainabl for Sci Teacher
SCN 401 SustainabilitySci,Tech&Society
EDT 501 Fndtns of Learning Design&Tech
EDT 580 Practicum

Honors/Awards

  • 2020, Recipient, National Technology Leadership Initiative (NTLI) Fellowship Award for exemplary research related to technology in social studies education, College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies
  • 2020, Recipient, Excellence in Research Award, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University
  • 2018, Recipient, Association for Educational Technology & Communications, Division of Distance Learning, 1st place, Qualitative Journal Article
  • 2016-2017, ASU Leadership Academy (LA), peerLA, Cohort IV (Dean Appointee)
  • 2014-2021, Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University
  • 2015, Recipient, President's Award for Sustainability, Arizona State University
  • 2015, Recipient, Vision Award for Research and Content, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development (OKED), Arizona State University
  • 2013, Recipient, Promising Research Scholar Award, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University
  • 2013, Recipient, Outstanding Content Development Award, Center for Sustainable Health, Arizona State University
  • 2013, Nominee, Excellence in Curricular Innovation Award for interdisciplinary team development of Sustainability Science for Teachers hybrid course, Arizona State University
  • 2012, Recipient, Online Learning Innovator Award for Outstanding Research, International Association for K-12 Online Learning
  • 2012, Nominee, Division K Exemplary Research in Teacher and Teacher Education Award, American Educational Research Association
  • 2010, Recipient, Online Learning Innovator Award for Important Research, International Association for K-12 Online Learning
  • 2009, Nominee, Research Paper Award, American Educational Research Association, Technology as an Agent for Change in Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group 

Editorships

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