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Michael Daugherty

Michael Daugherty

Head, Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Professor of STEM Education

College of Education and Health Professions

(CIED)-Curriculum & Instruction

Phone: 479-575-5119

Fax: (479) 575-6676

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Dr. Michael K. Daugherty is a Professor of STEM Education and Head of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Arkansas. He earned a BS, MS, and EdD. from Oklahoma State University. Daugherty speaks nationally and internationally on STEM education, technological literacy, technology and engineering education, and curriculum development. In 2001, Daugherty was awarded in the prestigious "Technology Teacher Educator of the Year" by the Council on Technology Teacher Education and was awarded the prestigious “Award of Distinction” by the International Technology Education Association in 2004. Daugherty is the author of 24 books and book chapters, over 60 journal articles, and numerous curriculum sets. He has conducted more than 80 presentations and keynote addresses at local, regional, state, national, and international conferences.  

  • Ed.D., Oklahoma State University, Occupational & Adult Education, 1991
  • M.S., Oklahoma State University, Technology Education, 1988
  • B.S., Oklahoma State University, Industrial Education, 1981 

(For full listing see attached CV above)

Refereed Journal Publications

  • Carter, V., Beachner, M., & Daugherty, M. K. (2015). Family and consumer sciences and STEM integration. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 107(1), 55-58.
  • Beachner, M., Daugherty, M. K., Carter, V., Swagerty, L., & Wissehr, C. (2015). Expanding earth science in STEM: A model. Journal of STEM Teacher Education, 50(1), 61-75.
  • Daugherty, M. K., Swagerty, L.,& Carter, V. (2014). Elementary STEM education: The future for technology and engineering education? The Journal of STEM Teacher Education, 49(1), 45-56
  • Daugherty, M. K., Swagerty, L.,& Carter, V. (2014). Elementary STEM education: The future for technology and engineering education? The Journal of STEM Teacher Education, 49(1), 45-56.

Books and Book Chapters

  • Daugherty, M.K., & Carter, V.R. (2013).  Technology and engineering education and elementary STEM teacher preparation.  In T. L. Erekson (Ed.), Mississippi Valley Technology Teacher Education Conference, 100th Conference Proceedings, (pp. 51 - 59).  Chicago:IL: American Technical Publishers (refereed).
  • Carter, V.R., Daugherty, M.K., Wissehr, C., & Orr, B. (2013).  Defining characteristics of an integrated STEM curriculum in K-12 education.  In T. L. Erekson (Ed.), Mississippi Valley Technology Teacher Education Conference, 100th Conference Proceedings, (pp. 109 - 121).  Chicago:IL: American Technical Publishers (refereed).

Monographs and Reports

  • Daugherty, M.K. (2007).  Career and technical education: A difference that matters. Southeast Education Network Magazine, 9 (2), 48.
  • Daugherty, M.K. (2006). Promoting Technological Literacy for All: A Video Lecture. The National Education Association: Washington, DC.

Other Publications

  • Daugherty, M.K. (2009). Renewable energy technology curriculum guide and frameworks. Arkansas Department of Career Education, 1 – 305.
  • Daugherty, M.K. (2008). Transportation, distribution, and logistics curriculum guide and frameworks. Arkansas Department of Workforce Education, 1 – 169.

Journal Editorships/Review Boards

  • 2009 – 2013    National Research Council for Career and Technical Education Review Board.
  • 1995 – 2006    Member of The Technology Teacher Editorial Review Board. A refereed journal published by the International Technology Education Association.

International Presentations

  • 2006         Problem-based learning for K-12 engineering. International Conference for Engineering Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (peer reviewed)
  • 2003         Keynote address: The technological literacy imperative. Ontario Council for Technology Education. Belleville, Ontario, Canada.

National Presentations

  • 2014         Strategies for Delivering Integrated STEM Education in the Elementary Classroom. International Technology and Engineering Educators Association Annual Conference. Orlando, FL. (peer reviewed).
  • 2014         The Narrative STEM Curriculum in the Elementary Classroom. International STEM Education Conference. Branson. MO. (peer reviewed)

State/Regional Presentations

  • 2012         Delivering Sustainable Development Through Integrated STEM Education. Four-States Technology Education Conference. Pittsburg, Kansas.
  • 2012         K-12 STEM Curriculum Workshop. Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Other Invited Presentations

  • 2014         Strategies for Implementing STEM in the Elementary Classroom. C. Paul Barnhart Elementary School, Waldorf, MD.
  • 2014         Delivering STEM curriculum and experiences. Clemson University STEM Symposium, Clemson, SC.

2007 – Pres.     Head, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2006 – 2007    Interim-Head, Rehabilitation, Human Resources, and Communication Disorders, College of Education & Health Professions, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2005 – 2006    Professor, Technology Teacher Education, College of Education & Health Professions, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2000 – 2005    Professor & Coordinator, Technology Teacher Education, College of Applied Science & Technology, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

1996 – 2000    Associate Professor & Coordinator, Technology Teacher Education, College of Applied Science & Technology, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

1991 – 1996    Assistant Professor of Technology Teacher Education, College of Applied Science & Technology, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

1988 – 1991    Instructor of Industrial Technology Education, School of Occupational & Adult Education, College of Education, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

1987 – 1988    Teacher of Technology Education, Chisholm High School, Chisholm School District, Enid, OK

1981 – 1987    Teacher of Technology Education, Carrier Junior High School, North Enid School District, Carrier, OK

Honors and Awards

2012     Outstanding Engineering and Technology Education Professional of the Year, Arkansas Association of Career and Technical Education.

2009     Inducted into the Academy of Fellows. International Technology and Engineering Educators Association.

2006     Outstanding Research Publication Award. Council on Technology Teacher Education.

2005     High Roller Award. University Research & Sponsored Projects, Illinois State University

2004     Award of Distinction in Teaching, Research, and Scholarship. International Technology and Engineering Educators Association.

2003     Outstanding Researcher Award. College of Applied Science & Technology, Illinois State University.

2002     Invited speaker/participant. International Forum on Technology Education. Technical Foundation of America. Surfer’s Paradise, Queensland, Australia.

2001     Invited participant. International Forum on Technology Education. Technical Foundation of America. Stockholm, Sweden

2001     Technology Teacher Educator of the Year. Council on Technology Teacher Education.

                  1999     Outstanding Research Award. Department of Technology, Illinois State University.

                  1997     Outstanding Teacher Award. Department of Technology, Illinois State University.

                  1997     Invited participant. United Kingdom Design Curriculum Program.  Technical Foundation of America. University of                                   Wolverhamton, Dudley, England.

1996     Outstanding Service Award.  Technology Education Division of the Association for Career and Technical Education

1996      Leaders to Watch Award.  International Technology and Engineering Educators Association.

1996      Invited speaker/participant. Technology Education Issues Symposium. Technical Foundation of America. Maui, Hawaii.

1995      Excellence in Promoting Technology Education Award.  Foundation for Technology Education

1994      Concidine Award of Excellence.  Technology Education Association of Illinois.

1994      Inducted as an Active Member.  Mississippi Valley Technology Teacher Education Assoc.

1994      Invited participant. Technology Education Leadership Development Program. Technical Foundation of America. Orlando, Florida.

1994      Outstanding Research Award.  Industrial Technology Department, Illinois State University

1994      Outstanding Young Professional Award.  International Technology and Engineering Educators Association.

1989      Professional Development Scholarship Recipient.  International Technology and Engineering Educators Association.

1988      Teacher of the Year.  North Enid Public Schools, Enid, Oklahoma.

1988      Outstanding Young Educator.  Oklahoma Vocational Association.

1987      Teacher of the Year.  Carrier Junior High School, Carrier, Oklahoma.

Grantsmanship

2014                (Co-PI) The Arkansas Collaboration to Improve Standards-based Instruction in Linguistically and Cuturally Diverse High School Classrooms, Arthur Vining Davis Foundation. $102, 227 (pending)

2014                (PI) Professional Development Training for STEM Secondary and Post Secondary Educators from Kirkuk, U.S. Embassy Grants Program. $151,080.00 (Pending)

2014                (PI) The Elementary STEM Effacacy Project. US Department of Education (Not funded)

2013                (PI) The Real STEM Program. National Science Foundation ID#15171(Not Funded)

2013                (Co-PI) South Central Geospatial ATE: Empowering Geotechnologists for the Regional Workforce: An Educational and Employer Partnership. National Science Foundation ID#1407272. (Not funded).

2012                (Co-PI) STEM is Elementary (ITEST). National Science Foundation. (Not Funded $820,000).

2010                (Senior Investigator) RFID Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Education Synthesis and Nation-wide Dissemination. National Science Foundation. (Not funded $599,875.00)

2008 – 2010    (External reviewer). Integrating Asynchronous Digital Design into the Undergraduate
Computer Engineering Curriculum throughout the Nation. National Science Foundation. (Funded).

2007 – 2009    (Senior Investigator) RFID INFOSEC for Nation-wide Engineering Education. National Science Foundation. (Funded)

2006                (PI/Director). The Technology Education Learning Community Initiative. National Science Foundation/Advanced Technological education (Not Funded)

2005                (PI/Director). The ProBase Learning Community Initiative. National Science Foundation/Advanced Technological education (Not Funded)

2004 – 2005    (PI/Director). The Connections: High Schools That Work Project. Illinois State Board of Education (Funded/complete $250,000.00).

2004 – 2005    (PI/Director) The Futures in Technology and Science (FITS) Project. University Council for Career and Technical Education (Funded $5,000).

2003 – 2004    (PI/Director). The Connections: High Schools That Work Project. Illinois State Board of Education (Funded/complete $318,000.00).

2002 – 2006    (PI/Director). Project Pro-Base. National Science Foundation (Funded/complete $757,000.00).

2002 – 2005    (PI/Director). Dislocated Worker’s Integrated Systems Technology Training Project (NCIST). U.S. Department of Labor. (Funded/complete, $492,075.26). 

2002 – 2003    (PI/Director). The Connections Project: Technical Assistance for Career and Technical Education. Illinois State Board of Education, Center for Business, Community, and Family Partnerships. (Funded/complete, $280,000.00).

2001 – 2002    (PI/Director). The Connections Project: Technical Assistance for Career and Technical Education. Illinois State Board of Education, Center for Business, Community, and Family Partnerships. (Funded/complete, $280,000.00).

2001                (PI/Director). The Connections Project. Illinois State Board of Education, Center for Business, Community, and Family Partnerships. (Funded/complete, $50,650.00).

2000 – 2001    (PI/Director). The Connections Project. Illinois State Board of Education, Center for Business, Community, and Family Partnerships. (Funded/complete, $276,958.00).

1999 – 2000    (Co-Director w/ Dr. Tom Haynes). The Connections Project. Illinois State Board of Education, Center for Business, Community, and Family Partnerships. (Funded/complete, $225,000.00).

2000                (PI/Director). Curriculum Testing and Evaluation Project. Paxton/Patterson Corporation. (Funded/complete, $11,000.00).

1999                (PI/Director). Curriculum Testing and Evaluation Project. Paxton/Patterson Corporation. (Funded/complete, $60,207.00).

1998 – 1999    (CoPI/Director w/ Dr. Tom Haynes). The Connections Project. Illinois State Board of Education, Center for Business, Community, and Family Partnerships. (Funded/complete, $180,000.00).

1997 – 1998    (CoPI/Director w/ Dr. Tom Haynes). The Connections Project. Illinois State Board of Education, Center for Business, Community, and Family Partnerships. (Funded/complete, $280,000.00).

  1. (CoPI/Director w/ Dr. Tom Haynes). The Connections Project.  Illinois State Board of Education, Center for Business, Community, and Family Partnerships. (Funded/complete, $280,000.00).

1995 – 1996    (Co-Director w/ Dr. Tom Haynes). The Connections Project.  Illinois State Board of Education.  Business, Career & Family Partnerships Center.  (Funded/complete, $270,000.00).

1994 – 1995    (PI/Director). Effective teaching practices in technology education:  An experimental study.  Council on Technology Teacher Education.  (Funded/complete, $1,000.00).

1992 – 1993    (PI, Co-Director w/ Dr. Richard Boser). The role of Colleges and Universities in providing in-service programs for technology education.  Council on Technology Teacher Education.  (Funded/complete, $1,000.00).

1991 – 1995    (Co-Director w/ Dr. Tom Haynes). The Connections Project.  Illinois State Board of Education/Department of Adult, Vocational  and Technical Education.  (Funded, $250,000.00 each year).

 

Other Significant Grants Activity

2004 – 2008    Served on the Research Committee of the National Center for Engineering and Technology Education (NCETE). This was a $10,000,000. grant from the National Science Foundation housed at a consortium of nine institutions.