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John McElroy

Assistant Professor
He/Him/His
Email: jmcelroy@msu.edu
Office: 253 Bessey Hall
Skype: jdm246

Research Areas:

Community Literacy, Teacher Preparation, and Education Reform

Profile:

John McElroy earned his Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from Clemson University in 2017. His professional experience includes two decades of secondary and post-secondary classroom teaching (college writing, high school English and history) with a short four-year stint as a technical writer.

Education:

Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction (Literacy), Clemson University 2017

M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, Roberts Wesleyan University, 1996

B.A., English, San Diego Christian College 1989

Representative Work:

McElroy, J. (2013). Review of the book The Challenge of Rethinking History Education: On Practices, Theories, and Policy, by B. VanSledright. Journal of Social Studies Research 37, pp. 121-122. DOI: 10.1016/j.jssr.2013.01.001

Stevens-Smith, D., McElroy, J., Olding, S., and Roper C. (submitted 11/12). Reliability and validity of the on-line assessment of learning potential using the individual learning profile questionnaire. International Journal of Learning.

Selected Courses Taught:

WRA 101: Writing as Inquiry

Research or Academic Affiliations:

NCTE

CCCC

Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society