Steven L. Turner is an associate professor in the School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies, Kent campus. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, and Middle Childhood Education. He joined the KSU faculty in 2005. He earned his PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Virginia (2005) and his M.Ed from Boston University (2000). His dual undergraduate degree was Honors Liberal Studies and Special Education from Longwood University (1998). His research interests include effective classroom assessment in grades 4-9, diverse teacher education, and investigating the learning sciences ( how teachers teach and how students learn).
B.A.s in Honors Liberal Studies and Special Education, Longwood University, 1998, M.Ed., Boston University, 2000, Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Virginia, 2005
Evaluating how high-stakes testing influences school instruction and student learning, Investigating the Learning Sciences, and documenting what school accountability means in the era of ESSA
mixed-methods, descriptive survey research, case study, narrative inquiry
2016 B.W. Gorman Impact Award for Teaching Excellence in Clinical Experiences