Michael Shriner, PhD

Professor, School of Education


Area of Expertise:
• Quantitative Research Methods
• Statistical (Parametric and Nonparametric) Analyses
• Qualitative Research Methods

• Ph.D., Florida State University
• M.S., Francis Marion University
• B.A., Pennsylvania State University

The usefulness of social capital theory to understand academic improvement in young children: the impact of family structure

Selected Publications:
• Supporting children’s socialization: A developmental approach. (Bridgepoint Education, 2012)
• “Student racial interactions in an urban neighborhood school: An action research project,” The Canadian Journal of Action Research (2012)
• “Supporting post-graduates’ skill acquisition using components of constructivism and social learning theory,” Creative Education (2012)
• “Variations in family structure and school age student children’s academic achievement: a social and resource capital perspective,” Marriage and Family Review (2010)
• “Teachers’ perceptions, attitudes, and beliefs regarding curriculum integration,” The Australian Educational Researcher (2010)

Selected Professional Experience:
• Assistant Professor, National Louis University
• Study Director, Westat-Health Studies
• Adjunct Faculty, Indiana State University
• Adjunct Faculty, University of Wisconsin-Stout

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