Dr. Matthew Johnson

Assistant Professor of Education & Psychology
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Program Director

E-mail: matthew.johnson@bryan.edu
Office Phone: 423.775.7490

Academic Degrees

  • Ed.D., Education: Human Development & Learning, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
  • M.A., Educational Psychology, Ball State University
  • M.Ed., Educational Leadership, Tennessee Temple University
  • B.S., Psychology, Tennessee Temple University

Professional Certifications & Associations

  • Tennessee State Department of Education, Psychology (Secondary, 9-12)
  • Association of Christian Schools International, School Counseling Specialist
  • American Psychological Association (#68407612) & Division 15 (EdPsych)
  • Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology
  • International Christian Community for Teacher Education (ICCTE)

Research Interests

  • Assessment of Student Learning
  • Organizational Effectiveness in Education
  • Human Learning and Achievement Motivation
  • Adolescent Development
  • Program Evaluation
  • School Leadership
  • College Student Success

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • Johnson, M. L. (2016). Developing reflective learners: Grit, growth, and improvement. Grading for Growth in ASCD Express: Ideas from the Field, 11 (23). Retrieved from ASCD.org
  • Johnson, M. L. (2016). Course-embedded assessment: Using course assignments to strengthen program assessment. Presented at The Teaching Professor Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Johnson, M. L. (2015). Field notes: A holistic approach to learning assessment. ASCD Express: Ideas from the Field, 11 (5). Retrieved from ASCD.org
  • Johnson, M. L. (2013). An investigation of faculty practices for assessing student learning in five TICUA member institutions.Presented at the Tennessee Independent Colleges & Universities Association (TICUA) Annual Meeting for Institutional Researchers & Chief Academic Officers, Belmont University, Nashville, TN.
  • Johnson, M. L. (2013). Faculty perception and use of learning-centered strategies to assess student learning (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest.
  • Johnson, M. L. & Lovett, S. B. (2010). FAQ #1: Will my courses transfer? Presented at the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges & Schools (TRACS) Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC.
  • Johnson, M. L. (2010). Six levels of learning: Applying Bloom’s taxonomy in the classroom. Presented at the Palms Christian School, San Pedro, Dominican Republic.

Selected Courses

  • Principles of Education
  • Human Learning
  • Lifespan Development
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Advanced Educational Psychology
  • Advanced Child Development
  • Assessment and Evaluation