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James Lehman

Learning Design & Technology
Associate Dean for Faculty Development


Integration of personal computers in education particularly in STEM disciplines; project-based learning; e-learning; and interactive multimedia.


Ph.D. Purdue University, 1979, Science Education
M.A. Purdue University, 1975, Biology
B.S. Purdue University, 1973, Biology

Selected Publications

  • Lehman, J. D., Kim, W., & Harris, C.  (2014).  Collaborations in a community of practice working to integrate engineering design in elementary science education.  Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 15(3), 21-28.

  • Richardson, J. C., Fox, W., & Lehman, J. D.  (2012).  Successful videoconferencing scenarios for teacher education programs.  Tech Trends, 56(5), 17-24.

  • Newby, T.J., Stepich, D.A., Lehman, J.D., Russell, J.D., & Ottenbriet-Leftwich, A. (2011). Educational technology for teaching and learning, 4th ed. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon/Pearson Education Inc.

  • Ertmer, P. A., Richardson, J. C., Lehman, J. D., Newby T. J., Cheng, X., Mong, C, & Sadaf, A.  (2010).  Peer feedback in a large undergraduate blended course: Perceptions of value and learning. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 43(1), 67-88.

  • Lehman, J.D., George, M., Buchanan, P., & Rush, M. (2006). Preparing teachers to use problem-centered, inquiry based science: Lessons from a four-year professional development project. Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning, 1(1), 76-99.

  • Capobianco, B.M., & Lehman, J.D. (2006). Integrating technology to foster inquiry in an elementary science methods course: A case study of one teacher educator's initiatives in a PT3 project. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 25(2), 123-146.

  • Lehman, J.D., Richardson, J., Malewski, E. & Phillion, J. (2005). Technology connections in teacher education: Lessons from faculty development, electronic portfolios, and virtual field experiences involving distant locations. In S. Rhine & M. Bailey (Eds.), Integrated technologies, innovative learning: Insights from the PT3 program (pp. 129-141), Eugene, OR: International Societiy for Technology in Education.

  • Phillion, J., Johnson, T., & Lehman, J.D. (2003-2004). Using distance education technologies to enhance teacher education through linkages with K-12 schools. Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 20(2), 63-70.

  • Lehman, J.D. (2003). P3T3: Purdue program for preparing tomorrow's teachers to use technology. In M.A. Fitzgerald, M. Orey, & R.M. Branch (Eds.), Educational Media and Technology Yearbook 2003 (pp. 161-168). Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

  • Gao, T. & Lehman, J.D. (2003). The effects of different levels of interaction on the achievement and motivational perceptions of college students in a web-based learning environment. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 14(4), 367-386.

  • Chang, M. M., & Lehman, J.D. (2002). Learning foreign language through an interactive multimedia program: An experimental study on the effects of the relevance component of the ARCS model. The CALICO Journal, 20(1), 81-98.


2010-present Associate Dean for Faculty Development, College of Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2002- 2010 Head, Department of Curriculum and Instruction,
College of Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1996- present Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction,
College of Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1999 Interim Director, Center for Instructional Excellence,
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1993-2000 Co-Director, Technology Resources Center,
College of Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1988-1996 Associate Professor, Educational Technology,
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1983-1988 Assistant Professor, Educational Technology,
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN


EDCI 560 Educational Technology for Teaching and Learning
EDCI 564 Integration and Management of Computers in Education
EDCI 591     
Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Seminar I
EDCI 627
PBL in the Math/Science Classroom
EDCI 663 Interactive Video and Multimedia