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Dr. Ray Francis

Dr. Ray Francis

Tenured Professor
Department of Teacher Education and Professional Development

EHS Building 447

Dr. Ray Francis​ is a tenured professor, and member of the graduate faculty, in the Department of Teacher Education and Professional Development (TEPD) at Central Michigan University (CMU). Dr. Francis currently teaches courses in evaluation and measurement, classroom management, research methods, and research capstone seminars at the MA level. In addition, Dr. Francis teaches doctoral level courses in the Doctorate in Educational Technology (DET) program. Dr. Francis’ current research interests include aspects of student motivation in blended and online learning, concept mapping, authentic assessment, the synchronous & asynchronous communication cycle, and using global experiences to build the professional knowledge base of undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, Dr. Francis has served as a lead auditor with the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and the Peer Review Corps of the Higher Learning Commission. Selected scholarly activities.


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