Leslie Ann Cordie

Associate Professor

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Office: 4082 Haley Center

Units: Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology

Campus Mail: 4036 Haley Center

Email: lak0007@auburn.edu

Phone: (334) 844-3089

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Academic Area

Adult Education

Short Bio

Leslie Cordie, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in Adult Education at Auburn University.  She earned her doctorate in Adult Education and Technical Communication from Colorado State University which includes an emphasis on Distance Learning, adult learning theory, online information, and instructional design and curriculum development.

She has over 25 years of combined experiences in higher education, government and military, and corporate America.  Her background includes distance learning, adult education, training, instructional design, program and professional development, and healthcare. 
She also has an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and has experience working with the airlines and the military in quality and performance improvement. She began her career as a community health nurse.

Dr. Cordie was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to research and teach in the West Indies.   For more information, visit her website.


Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies Interdisciplinary - Adult ED/Tech Communication Distance Learning, 2006, Colorado State University

M.B.A. in Management/Marketing, 1991, University of Texas at Austin

B.S. in Nursing, 1986, University of WI at Milwaukee

Professional Experience

2020 - Present

Associate Professor, Adult Education, Auburn University

2015 - 2020

Assistant Professor, Adult Education, Auburn University

2014 - 2015

Assistant Clinical Professor, Adult Education, Auburn University

2012 - 2014

Distance Learning Coordinator, College of Agriculture, Auburn University

2010 - 2012

Chief Curriculum Coordinator, Air University, United States Air Force

2008 - 2010

Distance Learning Specialist, Auburn University

Research Interests

  • Adult Learning
  • Professional Development
  • Online Learning
  • Instructional Design
  • ePortfolio 
ePortfolio Site