Lynn Murray-Chandler 

Associate Professor of Education
Coordinator of First Year Inquiry Freshmen Seminar

2009 Ed D. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
1998 M Ed in Elementary Education, University of Hartford, 1998
1996 B.A., M.Ed., University of Hartford

Courses Taught:
ED263/ED 518: Instructional Design: Methods for Teaching Mathematics in Elementary and Middle Schools
ED 314/ED 519: Instructional Design: Methods for Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle Schools
ED508: Introduction to Assessment
ED 483 Student Teaching Seminar
ED 490 Student Teacher Supervision
ED 300 Historical Perspectives in Education
ED 310 Current Topics in American Education (Technology related theme)
ED 260 Child and Adolescent Literature
ED 226 Curriculum I
ED 256 Curriculum II
ED 112 Foundations of Education
GLE101First Year Inquiry Freshman Seminar

Research Interests:
• assessment in public education (K-12) and higher education
• faculty development in public education (K-12) and higher education
• teaching inquiry and analysis
• first year seminars and students in transition

Honors & Awards:
• Teagle Development Scholar, Center for Inquiries in the Liberal Arts at Wabash College, 2010-present
• Recognized by Student Government Association 2009, 2010, 2011

Selected Publications and Presentations:
Research Fellowship 2010-present  Faculty Consultant for Program Review, Teagle Scholar Development Project, 3-Year Term. Projects

2013-present    Investigator; Utilizing Backwards Design to Inform Elementary Science Education, a collaboration between Franklin Pierce University and Rindge Memorial School (with Professors Thomas Bennett, Fred Rogers, and Paul Campbell.)

2012-present Team Leader for Franklin Pierce University CIC Engaging Evidence Consortium; work with faculty to redesign curriculum or First Year Inquiry, assess the model, and complete action-research projects using direct and indirect measures Conference Presentations

2013 “Developing a Faculty Consultant Position to Support Program Review” poster presentation at AAC&U General Education and Assessment Conference; Feb.

2012 “Developing a Faculty Consultant Position for Program Review” poster presentation at IUPUI Assessment Conference; October

2012 From Silos to CSAs, Engaging Faculty in Collaborative Work. Presentation given to Teagle Data Into Action workshop, Franklin Pierce University; July.

2011 “Developing a Faculty Consultant for Program Review” presentation at New England Educational Assessment Network, held in Worcester, MA;  November

2010 “Actively Engaged While Learning Math” presentation at the 2010 Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England (ATMNE) Conference in Nashua, New Hampshire, held on November 8th and 9th.

2010 Foucault’s Techniques of Power act on the Novice Teacher. (paper accepted for April meeting) American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, Denver, CO: April 30-May 3

Grants Received:
2013: Council of Independent Colleges Engaging Evidence Consortia Grant

Selected Service:
2013  Instructional Coach at Rindge Memorial School, Rindge NH 2013 Team Manager, Destination Imagination, Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School, Jaffrey NH 2013 Teagle Scholar Consultant at AAC&U General Education and Assessment Conference;   assisted faculty in revising and gathering feedback for an AAC&U  Global Learning VALUE rubric 2012 present Educational Consultant for 21st Century Grant Jaffrey Rindge Middle School  Extended Day Programs; presided over by Kathy Batchelder Executive Director of Jaffrey/Rindge Extended Day and James O’Neill Superintendent of Jaffrey-Rindge Public Schools. 2011 Teagle Assessment Consultant at Illinois Wesleyan University; assisted faculty in developing assessment programmatic plans; organized by Provost Frank Boyd of Illinois Wesleyan. 2011 Teagle Assessment Consultant at Wabash College; assisted faculty from Hope College in making meaning of their Wabash 4th year results.