Marius Boboc, Ed.D.
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 Title: Chair & Assoc Professor
 Dept: Curriculum & Foundations
 Office: JH 378
 Phone: 216-687-4581
 Email: M.BOBOC@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 378, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Qualitative research, narrative inquiry, classroom management, curriculum design, pedagogy, online teaching and learning, assessment and accreditation in HE
 
Education:
Ed.D., Curriculum & Instruction, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, 2002
M.A., Teacher Leadership, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL, 1997
B.A., English, Ovidius University, Constanta, Romania, 1995
B.A., Accounting, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, 1991
 
Brief Bio:
Dr. Boboc teaches courses in the following areas: a) general methods (both at the middle- and secondary-level); b) curriculum theory and instruction; c) classroom management; and d) student assessment. While his teaching supports the research agenda, the latter also includes postmodernism in education, school reform, the various uses of technology in educational settings, and assessment and accountability in higher education.
 
Research Interests:
a) General methods of teaching
b) Differentiated instruction
c) Classroom management and conflict resolution
d) Curriculum theory
e) Online pedagogy
f) Postmodernism in education
g) Instructional design
h) Assessment and accountability in higher education
 
Teaching Areas:
General methods of teaching; classroom management; curriculum theory and instruction; assessment of student learning.
 
Professional Affiliations:
- American Educational Research Association (AERA)
- American Association for Higher Education (AAHE)
- American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE)
- Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
- American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
- International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
- European Higher Education Society (EAIR)
- National Middle School Association (NMSA)
- Ohio Association of Teacher Education (OATE)
 
Professional Experience:
8/2008 - present: Cleveland State University, Associate Professor of Education

1/2008 - present: Cleveland State University, Director of Student Learning Assessment

8/2002 - present: Cleveland State University, Assistant Professor of Education

5/2001 - 7/2002: University of Northern Iowa, InTime Program Assistant

8/1999 - 5/2001: University of Northern Iowa, Graduate Assistant

10/1997 - 6/1999: Ovidius University, Constanta, Romania, Associate Professor of English

9/1994 - 5/1995: Free University, Constanta, Romania, Associate Professor of TESOL

9/1993 - 7/1994: High School #8, Constanta, Romania, Teacher of Modern Languages (English and French)

9/1991 - 6/1993: Agigea Middle School, Agigea, Romania, Teacher of Modern Languages French)
 
University Service:
- Assessment Council co-chair (Spring 2008 to date)
- Graduate College Program Review Committee member (2009-2010)
- Faculty Senate member (Fall 2009 ¿ Summer 2011)
- Faculty Volunteers for Student Recruitment Program member (Spring 2005)
- Global Learning Advisory Committee member (2005 -2007)
- Graduate Program Review Committee member (Fall 2009 ¿ Summer 2011)
 
Professional Service:
Statewide membership:

- Affiliated Member, Ohio Collaborative: Research and Policy for Schools, Children, and Families (From Fall 2004 to date)
- Affiliate Member, Ohio Middle Level Professors (Term: F03 - present)

Service to profession:

- Reviewer, the 2009 Midwestern Educational Research Association (MWERA) Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, October 14-17, 2009.
- Reviewer, the 2008 Midwestern Educational Research Association (MWERA) Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH, October 15-18, 2008.
- Advisory Board member (Summer 2007) for a new Contemporary Issues in Curriculum Reader to be issued by Sage Publications.
- Reviewer, the 2007 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Chicago, IL, April 9-13, 2007.
- Reviewer, Ohio Middle School Journal (Fall 2006).
- Reviewer, McGraw-Hill Education (two new Educational Psychology textbooks - Spring 2005).
- Reviewer, Wadsworth/Thomson Learning (one new Educational Psychology textbook - Spring 2005).
- Reviewer, International Conference on Education and Information Systems: Technology and Applications, Orlando, FL, July 14-17, 2005.
- Reviewer, Preliminary Grant Proposal Session, Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), John Carroll University, University Hts., OH, November 16-17, 2004.
- Reviewer, International Conference on Education and Information Systems: Technologies and Applications, Orlando, FL, June 21-25, 2004.
 
Research Grants:
"Enhancing Online Learning Communities" - grant supported by the Ohio Learning Network, the Northeast Regional Center at Kent State University; date of grant: 4/25/2007; amount and duration: $10,000 over 13 months; core members of the grant: a) Dr. Ron Beebe; b) Dr. Marius Boboc; c) Ms. Betzi Bateman, doctoral candidate; d) Dr. Brian Harper; e) Dr. Li-Chen Wang; and f) Mr. Vic Higgins, doctoral candidate.