Anne Ottenbreit-Leftwich is the Barbara B. Jacobs Chair in Education and Technology. She is also an associate professor of instructional systems technology within the School of Education and an adjunct professor of computer science at Indiana University Bloomington. Her expertise lies in the design of K-12 curriculum resources (particularly focused on technology and computer science), the use of technology to support teacher education, and development/implementation of professional development for teachers and teacher educators.
Leftwich investigates ways to teach computer science and ways to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers to teach computer science. She is a co-principal investigator for the Expanding Computing Education Pathways alliance, which seeks to broaden participation in computing at the K-16 levels. She is also a co-founder of CSforIN, which focuses on increasing computer science access opportunities for all K-12 Indiana students. Her research focuses on the adoption and implementation of technology and computer science at the K-12 levels.
Areas of Expertise
Teacher education, educational technology, K-12 technology, K-12 online education, K-12 computer science education, computer science education, K-12 artificial intelligence education, artificial intelligence education, elementary education.