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Walden Magazine // Jan 03, 2008

Don E. Ackerman Fellowship in Educational Leadership

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, PhD 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.