Leif Nelson


Leif Nelson is Director of Learning Technology Solutions within the Office of Information Technology at Boise State University. Prior to his current role, he was the Coordinator of Instructional and Assessment Platforms in Academic Technologies. Before coming to Boise, Leif was the Manager of Learning Technologies at the University of Wisconsin- Green Bay, where he also taught Information Science. Leif has been providing expertise and leadership in learning technology support and management for over a decade. Leif has a Bachelor's Degree in English and a Master's Degree in Educational Technology. He is currently completing his Doctorate in Educational Technology from Boise State University. His areas of expertise and research interests are effective pedagogy, online education, critical theory, and institutional theory.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • A Dialogical Approach to Learning Technology Success
    • Article

    Anecdotal evidence suggests that an intentionally dialogical approach between the business and academic stakeholders at Boise State University effectively ensures transparency and buy-in from the campus community for educational technology projects.

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