2149 Science Building
Dept. of Biology, MTSU Box 60
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
My students and I conduct discipline-centered education research in the field of biology. We have a diversity of research foci situated in the complex classroom ecology formed between interactions of students, instructors, and the content within various learning environments.
My current research interests are
- Examining instructor knowledge, beliefs, and implementation efficacy of research based instructional strategies and the impact of professional development on these practices
- Interactions of student and teacher goal orientations on teaching and learning in biology
- Exploring student attitudes and perceptions of emerging technologies
I am always interested in talking to highly-motivated potential graduate students. Check out the Math Science Education Ph.D. program at MTSU or the M.S. in Biology for more information.