Ph.D. in Education student Michelle McCabe Trofort will use her research funding to improve the practices of elementary school math teachers.
Each year, Walden University awards a Don E. Ackerman Research Fellowship in Education Leadership to a doctoral student or faculty member. The fellowship, of up to $10,000, supports research that advances leadership in education through better understanding or practice.
Recipient: Michelle McCabe Trofort, Ph.D. in Education student
Title of Study: “Changing Teaching Practice through Online Reflection”
Purpose of Study: Examine the use of online professional activities, such as an online forum, to facilitate changes in the instructional practices of elementary mathematics teachers.