Leslie Bowman

Leslie Bowman
Online Professor, Instructional Designer, OTL Author
Richmond, VA

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Leslie Bowman is a career educator with experience in public school and college teaching, instructional design, academic coaching, faculty training, and professional development. Leslie specializes in designing a unique, new writing program that…

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Leslie Bowman is a career educator with experience in public school and college teaching, instructional design, academic coaching, faculty training, and professional development. Leslie specializes in designing a unique, new writing program that focuses on the needs of college students who are unprepared for academic writing. She is the author of Online Learning: A User Friendly Approach for High School and College Students, Online Teaching and Learning: Communities of Practice, and Grading Made Fast and Easy. Leslie writes, designs, develops, and teaches graduate and undergraduate online courses in English, Educational Technology, Communications, Writing, and Criminal Justice for several universities and colleges in the US. Leslie's business, TLC Online Teaching and Learning Center, provides resources and services for online faculty and students in academic coaching, editing, and faculty mentoring. Leslie's work has been featured and cited in Distance Education and Online Teaching and Learning journals and websites, and she has conducted workshops and presentations at state and national conferences for the past ten years, including NISOD (TX), DLA (GA), ETLC (VA), SALT (DC), AFACCT (MD), SLOAN-C (FL). Leslie works 100% online and frequently travels in her RV, indulging in a nomadic lifestyle that has taken her to 38 states (and counting) around the US.

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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • VSTE Annual Conference: Roanoke VA Dec 2013
  • Virginia Association of Teachers of English: Williamsburg VA October 2013
  • DLA Distance Learning Administration Conference, Jekyll Island GA June 2013
  • 17th Annual Educational Technology Leadership Conference, Roanoke VA December 2011
  • Society for Applied Learning Technologies Conference, Arlington VA August 2011
  • NISOD, Austin TX May/June 2011
  • PBS Ed Tech Annual Conference, Petersburg VA March 2011
  • AFACCT 20th Annual Conference, Baltimore MD January 2010
  • PBS Ed Tech Annual Conference, Ashland VA February 2010
  • 16th Annual Educational Technology Leadership Conference, Roanoke VA December 2010
  • 16th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning, Orlando FL November 2010
  • Mary Washington University Faculty Academy, Fredericksburg VA May 2002
  • Society for Applied Learning Technologies Conference Arlington VA August 2002

INVITATIONS TO PRESENT

  • ECWCA (East Central Writing Centers Association) 2013 Conference, Clarion, PA
  • EDUCAUSE 2011, Pre-Conference Half-Day Workshop Philadelphia PA October 2011
  • Conference on Distance Learning and Teaching, Madison WI August 2011
  • DLA 2011, Savannah GA May 2011
  • NAMLE, Philadelphia PA July 2011
  • AAUP Annual Conference on State of Higher Education, DC June 2011
  • Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison WI August 2005
  • NC Distance Learning Alliance, Asheville NC May 2006
  • VISTA State Conference, Roanoke VA March 2006
  • Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison WI August 2005

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