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Lauryl A. Lefebvre, Ph.D.
Dr. Lefebvre serves as Dissertation Chair and Associate Faculty for the School of Advanced Studies at the University of Phoenix. She has two decades of teaching and academic administration experience within several virtual universities and four state university systems (WV, TN, IN, OH) with Carnegie classification as high or very high research. Her professional highlights include curriculum development for 30+ graduate courses and service on over a dozen dissertation committees. Dr. Lefebvre’s teaching portfolio includes a mix of higher education administration and educational technology courses, offered in face-to-face, blended, and online formats. The portfolio reflects an understanding of academic planning and institutional effectiveness challenges, and includes graduate courses in Higher Education Administration, Computer-mediated Learning, Advanced Teaching Strategies, Organizational Theory and Behavior in Higher Education, and Assessment Research. Scholarly activities focus on postsecondary distance education at the programmatic and organizational behavior level. Her most recent publication was a 2014 paper in the British Journal of Information Literacy titled “Graduate information literacy in online education using the embedded librarian model”. Past studies addressed e-learning performance technology models, faculty job satisfaction, and academic leadership in outcomes assessment. She holds a double Ph.D. from Indiana University in higher education and student affairs & instructional systems technology with a minor in business.
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