Joshua A. Ellis

Joshua A. Ellis

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  • Assistant Professor of STEM Education, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Field Experience Coordinator, Teacher Education
  • Director, North Central Association for Science Teacher Education
  • PhD, STEM Education, University of Minnesota, 2015
  • MEd, Science Education, University of Minnesota, 2012
  • BS, Physics, University of Minnesota, 2009

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Specialties

  • STEM Education
  • Educational Technology

Research Interests

  • Facilitating the development of pre-service and in-service teachers’ reflective practice in online, blended, and face-to-face learning environments
  • Promoting model-based and engineering-integrated science instruction through STEM integration
  • Designing and creating dynamic, student-centered online learning environments for educators

Recent Publications

  • North, S. & Ellis, J. (2015). Investigating STEM teacher motivation in an online community of practice. In D. Slykhuis & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 422-427). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education. Read More
  • Ellis, J., McFadden, J., Anwar, T., & Roehrig, G. (2015). Investigating the social interactions of beginning teachers using a video annotation tool. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 15(3). Read More
  • Ellis, J., Dare, E., Voigt, M., & Roehrig, G. (2015). Rethinking the egg drop with NGSS science and engineering practices. Michigan Science Teachers Association Journal, 60(2), 61-66. Read More
  • Ellis, J., Dare, E., & Roehrig, G. (2016). From consumers to creators: Adventure Learning and its impact on pre-service teachers’ TPACK and technology integration. In D. Slykhuis & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 2617-2625). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education. Read More
  • Roehrig, G. & Ellis, J. (2017). Commentary: Response of the Association of Science Teacher Educators to “An Interview with Joseph South” [Invited editorial]. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 17(2). Read More
  • Ellis, J., Polizzi, S., Roehrig, G., & Rushton, G. (2017). Teachers as leaders: The impact of teacher leadership supports for beginning teachers in an online induction program. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 25(3), 245-272. Read More

Recent Funding

  • Roehrig, G. (PI), Brown, J. (Co-PI), & Ellis, J. (Co-PI). PREPScI: A Study on Promoting Reflective and Equitable Practice Through Science Teacher Induction. NSF DUE-1540789. Amount Awarded: $800,000. Project Dates: October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2018. Submitted March 17, 2015. Awarded September 21, 2015.
  • Dare, E. (PI), Ellis, J. (Co-PI), & Irwin, J. (Co-PI). Engaging Students in Physical Science. MDE Title IIA(3) ITQ Grant 160290-023. Amount Awarded: $116,790. Project Dates: March 28, 2016 – September 30, 2017. Submitted November 20, 2015. Awarded March 25, 2016.
  • Piret, C. (PI) & Ellis, J. (Co-PI). 3DPriME: 3D Printing for Mathematics Education. REF Research Seed Grant. Amount Awarded: $11,000. Project Dates: August 29, 2016 – December 16, 2016. Submitted March 10, 2016. Awarded July 1, 2016.

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