Leigh E. Zeitz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Instructional Technology & Coordinator, Instructional Technology Graduate Program
(319) 273-3249

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0606

Areas of Expertise: 

Cultivating Innovation through Invention; Web 2.0, Digital Portfolios, Keyboarding, Using Technology to Support Learning, Blogging (DrZReflects.com)

Courses Taught: 

Using Digital and Social Media in Education; Selection and Integration of Instructional Technologies; Educational Technology and Design; Leading Change through Instructional Technology; Creating Technology-Enriched Learning Environments; Seminar: Writing a Graduate Paper/ePortfolio;

Research Interests: 

Optimizing Teaching Keyboarding in the Classroom, Addressing the Learning Needs of the Millennial Generation, Integrating Social Networking into Teacher Education

Honors & Awards: 

Google Certified Innovator (2015); ITEC Local Leadership in Technology (2010), College of Education Service Award (2010), Google Certified Teacher (2009);

Professional Affiliations: 

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), Iowa Technology and Education Connection (ITEC), Association for Educational Communication and Technologies (AECT), Iowa Association for Communication and Technology (IACT)


Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction; Computers in the Classroom
--University of Oregon
M.A. Educational Administration
--California State University, Los Angeles
B.A. Developmental Psychology
--University of California, Santa Barbara
Cred. Elementary Teaching Credential
--University of California, Santa Barbara
Cred. Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
--University of California, Santa Barbara