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Assoc Professor

Instruction Curriculum Leadership

Office Location: 421-B Ball Hall

Phone: (901) 678-4073


Dr. Lee Allen is an Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for the School Library Information Specialist program in the Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Santa Fe, a Master of Arts in Training and Learning Technologies from the University of New Mexico, and a Doctor of Education in Educational Technologies from Pepperdine University. Dr. Allen has served as technology consultant on numerous federal and state grants, and is the Principal Investigator for the Institute of Library & Museum Services' Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant in partnership with the Memphis City Schools and two rural West Tennessee school districts. He is currently the online course development director for the West Tennessee Regional STEM Innovation Collaboratory grant.

Dr. Allen's research focuses on the integration of information technologies in the development and use of knowledge and skills in the classroom, libraries, and everyday learning opportunities and environments.

Courses taught:

All courses associated with the ICL Master of Science with School Library Information Specialist endorsement:

Research Interests:

  • Technology as a Vehicle for Organizational/Institutional Change
  • Online Learning (eLearning)
  • ePortfolio Development
  • Situated Learning and Communities of Practice

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