Faculty Profile

Dr. Michael Burger, Assistant Professor of Education

Phone: 865.531.4114
Alt Phone: 865.384.8801
Office: 123 Cedar Bluff

Education and Background

    EdD, Educational Administration and Curriculum and Instruction, The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1981

    MEd, Educational Administration, The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1976

    BA, Chemistry Education, Hastings College, 1970

    Relevant experience:
    Consultant: working with K-12 educators implement standards-based curriculum and assessment models, and transform their instructional programs to ones that are more student-centered, flexible, accountable, and that help them practice and develop skills unique to the teaching profession. (1990 – 2011)

    Assistant Professor, Graduate Faculty, College of Education, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (1983 – 1990)

    Director, Learning Technology Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (1983 – 1990)

    Assistant Professor, Department of Secondary Education, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE (1979 – 1983)

    Jr/Sr High School Principal, Osceloa Public Schools, Osceola, NE (1976 – 1979)

    High School Physical Science Teacher, Walthill Public Schools, Walthill, NE.(1970 – 1976)

Research and Teaching Areas

    The design, implementation, and management of information and instructional technologies that can enable educators and other stakeholders effect systemic and sustainable transformation of school systems.

    Changing the capacity of school systems so personnel in these organizations can meet the expectations of their clients and stakeholders and perform core instructional processes quantitatively better than they currently can.

    Organizational Dynamics and Change

Scholarly Highlights