Assistant Professor of Educational Research
Department of Human Services
Office Address: Killian 209E
- PhD – Educational Psychology & Research – University of South Carolina, 2006
- MA – Education: Social Sciences, The Citadel, 2001
- BA – Art History, College of Charleston, 1997
Robert Crow, Ph. D., is an assistant professor of educational research. Before joining
the faculty in the College of Education and Allied Professions, Dr. Crow served as
Coordinator of Instructional Development & Assessment for WCU's Coulter Faculty Commons,
working primarily in faculty professional development. Dr. Crow's expertise in assessment
and evaluation has led to collaborations with other 4-year institutions, community
colleges, PK-12 schools, and institutional accreditation agencies such as SACS-COC.
Dr. Crow's research interests include assessment and evaluation of student learning
and of learning environments.
- Merritt, C., & Crow, R. (2013). Sounding the alarm: Preparing emergency managers in
Second Life. In S. Gregory, M. Lee, B. Delgarno, & B. Tynan, (Eds.), Virtual worlds in online and distance education. Athabasca University Press: Athabasca AB: Canada. (In press)
- Crow, R. (2013). Getting to know you: When formative assessment meets instructional
technology. [Review of the book Teaching with classroom response systems: Creating active learning environments, by D. Bruff]. MountainRise, 8(1).
- Zanin-Yost, A. & Crow, R. (2012). From traditional to non-traditional: An adaptive
procedure for assessing the instruction librarian. The Reference Librarian, 53, 206-218.
- Bruder, M., Crow, R., Cruz, L., Dole, S., Dowling, A., ... Robertson, P. (2011). Wiki-U:
One state comprehensive university's experience in integrating wikis across the disciplines.
MountainRise: An International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 6(2).
- Crow, R., Santos, I., LeBaron, J., McFadden, A. & Osborne, C. (2010). Switching gears:
Moving from e-Learning to m-Learning. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 6(1), 268-278.
- Gilman, R. & Crow, R. (2009). Online learners – Who they are, what they need, how
they learn, and how we teach. Proceedings for the Association of Continuing Higher Education Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
- Crow, R. (2009). Student-generated podcasts as a strategy for learning. In I. Gibson
et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International
Conference, (pp. 629-632). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.