Raven S. McCrory
mccrory at msu dot edu
Michigan State University

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CREATE for STEM Institute
114 Erickson Hall
College of Education
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Current Position
Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education, College of Education,Michigan State University, Program in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology. September 2000 – present. (retiring, August 2015)
Associate Director for Mathematics, CREATE for STEM Institute, Michigan State University. 20112014.
Education
Ph.D., Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, December, 2000. Dissertation: Teaching with the Internet
M.S., Civil Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, June, 1976
M.S., Mathematics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, June, 1972
Secondary Teaching Certificate, Mathematics, Music and Social Studies, 1972
B.A., Mathematics, Magna cum laude, Smith College, Northampton, MA, June, 1970. Thesis: Topological Groups
Selected Publications
Reckase, M., McCrory, R., Floden, R., & Senk, S. (submitted, 2014). A Multidimensional Assessment of Teachers’ Knowledge of Algebra for Teaching: Developing an Instrument and Supporting Valid Inferences. Submitted to Educational Assessment.
McCrory, R., & Stylianides, A. J. (2014). Reasoningandproving in mathematics textbooks for prospective elementary teachers. International Journal of Educational Research, 64, 119131. doi: DOI: 10.1016/j.ijer.2013.09.003
Park, J., Gucler, B., & McCrory, R. (2013). Teaching prospective teachers about fractions: Historical and pddagogical perspectives. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 82(3), 455479. doi: 10.1007/s1064901294408.
McCrory, R., Floden, R., FerriniMundy, J., Reckase, M. D., & Senk, S, L. (2012). Knowledge of algebra for teaching: A framework of knowledge and practices. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 43(5), 584614.
McCrory, R., & Cannata, M. (2011). Mathematics Classes for future elementary teachers: Data from mathematics departments. Notices of the AMS, 58(1), 2935.
Cannata, M., McCrory, R., Sykes, G., Anagnostopoulos, D., & Frank, K. (2011). Exploring the Influence of National Board Certified Teachers in Their Schools and Beyond. Educational Administration Quarterly.
Wells, A. T., & McCrory, R. (2010). Hypermedia and learning: Contrasting interfaces to hypermedia systems. Computers in Human Behavior, 27(1), 195202.
Lo, J.J., & McCrory, R. (2010). Teaching teachers through justifying activities. Teaching Children Mathematics, 17(3), 149155.
Anagnostopoulos, D., Sykes, G., McCrory, R., Cannata, M., & Frank, K. (2010). Dollars, Distinction, or Duty? The Meaning of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for Teacher's Work and Collegial Relations. American Journal of Education, 116(3), 337369.
McCrory, R., Putnam, R., & Hoffman, A. J. (2008). Interaction in online courses for teacher educaiton: Subject matter and pedagogy. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education. 16(2), 155180.
McCrory, R. (2008). Science, technology and teaching: The topicspecific challenges of TPCK in science. In B. Cato (Ed.), The Handbook of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPCK) for Educators (pp. 193206): Lawrence Erlbaum.
Frank, K. A., Sykes, G., Anagnostopoulos, D., Cannata, M., Chard, L., Krause, A., & McCrory, R. (2008). Extended influence: National Board certified teachers as help providers. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 30(1), 330.
McCrory, R. (2006), Mathematicians and mathematics textbooks for prospective elementary teachers. Notices of the AMS 53(1), 2029
McCrory, R. (2006). Technology and teaching: A new kind of knowledge. In E. Ashburn & R. Floden (Eds.), Meaningful learning using technology: What educators need to know and do (pp. 141160). New York: Teachers College Press.
Anagnastopoulos, D., Basmadjian, K., & McCrory, R. (2005). The decentered teacher and the construction of social space in the virtual classroom. Teachers College Record 107(8), 16991729
McCrory Wallace, R. (2004) A framework for teaching with the Internet. American Educational Research Journal, 41(2), 447488.
Wallace, R. M. (2003). Online learning in higher education: A review of research on interactions among teachers and students. Education Communication, and Information, 3(2), 241280.
Aleven, V., Stahl, E., Schworm, S., Fischer, F., & Wallace, R. (2003). Help seeking in interactive learning environments. Review of Educational Research, 73, 277320.
Wallace, R. M. (2002). The Internet as a site for changing practice: The case of Ms. Owens. Research in Science Education, 32(4), 465487.
Wallace, R. M. (2002). Online teaching as moderating in a community of learners: An essay review of three books. Teaching and Teacher Education, 18, 363369.
Wallace, R. M. (2002). Review of Brinck, Tom, Darren Gergle, and Scott D. Wood. 2001. Usability for the Web: Designing Web Sites that Work. San Francisco, CA: Morgan Kaufmann. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 53(9), 775777.
Wallace, R. M., Kupperman, J., Krajcik, J., & Soloway, E. (2000). Science on the Web: Students online in a sixth grade classroom. The Journal of the Learning Sciences, 9(1), 75104.
Ball, D., Camburn, E., Correnti, R., Phelps, G., & Wallace, R. (1999). New Tools for Research on Instruction and Instructional Policy: A WebBased Teacher Log. A CTP Working Paper. Washington, DC: Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy,Seattle, WA.
Previous Employment
Research Associate, Study of Instructional Improvement, University of Michigan (19992000). Principal Investigators: Deborah Ball, David Cohen, Brian Rowan
Graduate Student Instructor, Mathematics methods, Teacher Education Program, University of Michigan (199798)
Research Assistant, Mathematics Teaching and Learning to Teach Project, University of Michigan (19972000). Principal Investigator: Deborah Ball
Research Assistant, NASA/NSF/DARPA Digital Library Project, University of Michigan (19951997). Principal Investigators: Dan Atkins, George Furnas, Elliot Soloway
Teacher, Ann Arbor Public Schools, Angell Elementary School, 19921995
Computer consultant and school volunteer, 19841992
Civil Engineer, Project Software & Development, Inc; McCrory Construction Co.; Bechtel Power Corp; Daniel International; 19761984
Mathematics Teacher, Greenville High School, Greenville, SC, 19721975
Graduate Student Instructor, Calculus and Statistics courses, Mathematics Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 19701972
Honors and Awards
University of Michigan School of Education, Doctoral Research Grant, 1999;
University of Michigan, School of Information, graduate student representative, Human Computer Interaction Consortium (HCIC), February, 1999;
Chi Epsilon Engineering Society, Clemson University Chapter, elected 1976;
Clemson Alumni Fellowship, 197576;
Society of Sigma Xi, elected to the Smith College Chapter, 1970
Updated November 2014