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Dana Pomykal Franz, Ph.D.

Office: 345 Allen Hall
Phone: 6623257117
Email: df76@colled.msstate.edu

(Curriculum Vitae)


 

Education:
BA-Trinity University-Mathematics & Special Education
MS-Trinity University-Mid-Level School Administration
PhD-Texas A & M University
 
Teaching:
 

Current Teaching

EDS 3411:  Practicum in Secondary Education

EDS 8652:  Issues of Accountability

EDS 8683:  Disposition and Reflective Practice

EDE/EDS/EDX 9553:  Teaching and Teacher Education

 

Research:
My current research interests include Recruitment and Retention of STEM teachers, quality teacher education for STEM teachers, middle school mathematics education, and technology integration in middle schools.
 
Grants:

2016-2019: National Science Foundation:  ITEST

2010-2015: National Science Foundation: NOYCE

 
Recent Publications:
 

Book Chapters:

 

Yu, Chien & Franz, D. P. (2016).  Integrating technological pedagogical and content knowledge (TPACK) for teachers’ professional development. Visiting Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK): Issues and Challenges for Teachers’ Professional Development.

 

Franz, D. P. (2016).  Teacher certification. Encyclopedia of Middle Grades Education (2nd ed.). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

 

Miller, N. C., Thompson, N. T., & Franz, D. P. (2016). Looping. Encyclopedia of Middle Grades Education (2nd ed.). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

 

Journals:

 

Franz, D. P., Wilburne, J., Polly, D., & Wagstaff, D. (in press).  The teacher action Q-sort: A card-sorting tool for professional learning. Journal of Mathematics Leadership.

 

Ellerbrock, C. R., Franz, D., & Falbe, K. (2017). Middle grades schools and structures. In S. B. Mertens, M. M. Caskey, P. Bishop, N. Flowers, D. Strahan, D., G. Andrews, & L. Daniel (Eds.), The MLER SIG research agenda (pp. 26-31). Retrieved from http://mlersig.net/mler-sig-research-agenda-project/

 

Franz, D. P., Anthony, K. & Brenner, D. B (2017). Understanding the nature of teacher shortage in Mississippi. Mississippi Economic Review Journal.

 

Franz, D. P, Ivy, J. & McKissick, B. R. (2016): Equity and Access: All Students are Mathematical Problem Solvers, The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas. DOI: 10.1080/00098655.2016.1165167

 

Ivy, J. & Franz, D.P. (2016). Exploring the technological pedagogical content knowledge

(TPACK) of high school math teachers: A multiple case study. Journal of Mathematics

Education Leadership 17(1), 3-19

Research Collaboratives

2015-   Middle Level Research Agenda:  Revising the 21st Century Research Agenda. This is research project sponsored by the Middle Level SIG of AERA. 

 

2012-   Mathematical Education of Teachers-Partnership, “The Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership (MTE-Partnership) http://www.aplu.org/projects-and-initiatives/stem-education/mathematics-teacher-education-partnership/index.html 

Recruitment Research Action Cluster

Transformation Working Group

Service:

Chair: University Committee on Courses and Curricula

Co-Editor:  The Rural Educator, National Rural Education Association



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