Dr. Shaun Kellogg is Senior Director of the Program Evaluation and Education Research (PEER) Group and Teaching Assistant Professor in the College of Education. Dr. Shaun Kellogg has over 20 years of experience in education as both a public school teacher and educational researcher. Since 2011, Dr. Kellogg has led comprehensive research, evaluation, and capacity-building projects centered on the use of technology to make learning more equitable, engaging, and effective for students and educators. He recently developed the Online Graduate Certificate in Learning Analytics in partnership with the College of Education and serves as the Principal Investigator on the NSF-funded Learning Analytics in STEM Education Research (LASER) Institute.
Prior to his work in research and evaluation, Dr. Kellogg spent 10 years in K-12 public education, beginning his teaching career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Romania and later teaching in the public school systems of Michigan and North Carolina. Dr. Kellogg is an NCCTM Outstanding Elementary Math Teacher, Hoke County Schools Math Teacher of the Year, and North Carolina 8th District Congressional Scholar. He has taught grades K-12 in various capacities including roles in special education and AIG.
Dr. Kellogg holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan, teaching certification from Michigan State University, and a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology from Western Michigan University. He earned his PhD in Curriculum & Instruction at North Carolina State University and is a recipient of the first William C. Friday Graduate Student Fellowship for his research examining peer networks in online communities of practice and Massively Open Online Courses for Educators.
Team of Researchers, Evaluators to Aid Science Teachers in Incorporating Environmental Health Issues into Teaching
The National Institute of Health Sciences has given a Science Education Partnership Award to a cross-sector team of researchers and evaluators that aims to improve teachers’ content knowledge and teaching strategies to integrate emerging environmental health issues into STEM instruction.
LASER Institute Hosts Workshops in Laser Analytics, STEM Education for Current and Future LASER Scholars
The Learning Analytics in STEM Education Research (LASER) Institute hosted its first summer workshop for the initial cohort of LASER Institute scholars and will be hosting a free workshop for those interested in learning more about the program and its resources.
Friday Institute Forges a Path in Online Professional Learning
Nine years ago, the Friday Institute launched an initiative focused on meeting the growing needs of schools and equipping educators with research-based professional development. Since then, online professional learning at the Friday Institute has served more than 76,000 educators in 50 states and more than 160 countries.