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Lydia Ross

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Clinical Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1811
Biography: 

Lydia Ross (she/her) is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Division of Educational Leadership in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. She also serves as the Executive Director for the Association of Education Finance & Policy. Her research  focuses on access and equity in higher education, with an emphasis on STEM. Further, she is focused on methodologies within research, with focus on quantitative analyses and mixed methods. Lydia has published research on factors that influence faculty tasks assignments, examinations of professional development practices on faculty attitudes and student achievement, faculty dispositions towards and use of active learning practices in undergraduate STEM classrooms, and undergraduate students’ attitudes and knowledge of admissions practices in higher education. Her research has been published in national and international journals, including Research in Higher Education, Theory into Practice, and Teachers College Record. She holds a PhD in Educational Policy and Evaluation from the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University.

Education: 

Ph.D., Educational Policy & Evaluation, Arizona State University 

M. P. S., Organizations and Leadership, Unviersity of Denver

B.A., History, University of Colorado

 

 

Summer 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
COE 501Intro to Research/Eval in Educ
TEL 707Reading the Research
Spring 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 701Action Research Quant Methods
EPA 790Reading and Conference
Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 701Advanced Quantitative Methods
EPA 792Research
Summer 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
COE 501Intro to Research/Eval in Educ
TEL 707Reading the Research
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 701Advanced Quantitative Methods
TEL 712Mixed Methods of Inquiry
EPA 790Reading and Conference
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
COE 502Introduction to Data Analysis
TEL 701Advanced Quantitative Methods
EPA 792Research
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 707Reading the Research
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
TEL 701Advanced Quantitative Methods
TEL 712Mixed Methods of Inquiry
EPA 790Reading and Conference
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
COE 501Intro to Research/Eval in Educ
COE 502Introduction to Data Analysis
EPA 792Research
Honors / Awards: 

Best Paper, Mechanical Engineering Division, 2019 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, Tampa, FL. 

Mayled, L., Ross, L., Ankeny, C. J., & Oswald, J. (2019, June). Effects of alternative course design and instructional methods in the engineering classroom. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) conference, Tampa, FL.

 

Best Paper, Professional Interest Council V, 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. 

Ross, L., et al. Is there a connection between classroom practices and attitudes towards student-centered learning in engineering?. 

 

Best Paper, Continuing Professional Development Division, 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. 

Ross, L., et al. Is there a connection between classroom practices and attitudes towards student-centered learning in engineering?. 

 

Best Paper – 2nd Place, First-Year Program Divisions, 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. 

Judson, E., et al. The effects of professional development and coaching on teaching practices.      

 

Best Paper, First-Year Program Divisions, 2016 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, New Orleans, LA. 

Middleton, J., et al. Connections Among University Faculty Engaged in the First Two Years of Engineering, and Their Impact on Faculty Attitudes and Practice.

Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History: 

Dissertation committee: Brittany Schroder, Raquel Alvara, Corrinne Corte, Wendy Lowery, Nicole Mason, Chonsey Pogue, Kristopher Seydel, Alene Terzian-Zeitounian, Diana Gobin, Julieanne Candido Sekel, Derek Thurber