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About Daniel Dinsmore

Positions

January 2018 - Present Research Director, Northeast Florida Center for STEM Education, University of North Florida College of Education and Human Services
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January 2017 - Present President, Parkmore Learning, Evaluation, and Training Solutions, LLC
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August 2015 - Present Associate Professor, University of North Florida Educational Psychology
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August 2011 - May 2015 Assistant Professor, Graduate Faculty status granted September 2011, University of North Florida Educational Psychology
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August 2008 - May 2011 Graduate Instructor and Graduate Research Assistant, University of Maryland
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August 2006 - May 2008 Graduate Fellow, University of Maryland
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May 2006 Cooperating teacher: Supervised 3 pre-student teachers for instrumental music grades 5-6, Prince George's County Public Schools (MD) and University of Maryland
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September 2003 - April 2006 Instrumental music teacher grades 5-6, Prince George's County Public Schools, Maryland
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September 2005 Cooperating teacher: Supervised a student teacher for instrumental music grades 5-6, Prince George's County Public Schools (MD) and University of Maryland
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September 2001 - May 2003 General and instrumental music teacher grades 3-5, School District of Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines



Grants

2019 Building simulation infrastructure to improve sensemaking in naval-related STEM tasks along the secondary pipeline in Northeast Florida
Office of Naval Research
Role: principal investigator
$172,192.00
2019 Investigating the Influences of Teacher Expertise and Learning Environments on Teacher Effectiveness, Retention, and Persistence in High-need Secondary STEM Classrooms
National Science Foundation
Role: principal investigator
$798,732.00
2018 NEFSTEM Mobile Makerspace
University of North Florida Office of Academic Technology Grant
Role: co-principal investigator
$1,650.00
2018 Program and Course Development of an Educational Research Master’s Degree
The OHIO Group
$23,150.00
2018 Robotic Coding Inquiry Project
Northeast Florida Regional STEM2 Hub
Role: principal investigator
$2,807.40
2017 Army Research Institute (ARI): Enhancing Sensemaking Skills for Air and Missile Defense Operations Research Support
Subcontract to Northrup Grumman Systems Corporation, Advanced Defense Services Division
$22,820.00
2017 Army Research Institute (ARI): Mitigating the Impact of Past Learning on Emerging Systems Skill Acquisition Research Support
Northrup Grumman Systems Corporation, Advanced Defense Services Division
$17,500.00
2016 ESOL Career Ladder for Student Success (ESOL CLASS)
United States Department of Education
Role: Lead evaluator
$2,184,748.00
2016 Pre-Service Teacher Calibration
University of North Florida Office of Undergraduate Research SMART Grant
Role: faculty advisor
$1,500.00
2013 - 2014 Subcontract for Project Proficere
Duval County Public School Race-to-the-Top
Role: principal investigator
$159,000.00
2013 Using different types of text to change beliefs about environmental science and perceptions of scientific evidence
University of North Florida Environmental Center SEED Grant
Role: principal investigator
$3,150.00
2011 Reader profiling: A promising strategy for differentiating reading instruction
Dean’s Economic Advisory Council and the Florida Institute for Education
Role: principal investigator
$8,080.00
2010 Summer Research Fellowship
The Graduate School, University of Maryland
$5,000
2009 The effects of persuasive text on metacognitive monitoring and strategic processing
Support Program for Advancing Research and Collaboration at the University of Maryland
Role: primary investigator
$1,000
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2019 - Present Associate Editor, Higher Education Pedagogies
2019 - Present Research Council, University of North Florida
2018 - Present Editorial Board, Heliyon
2018 - Present Research Director, Northeast Florida Center for STEM Education (NEFSTEM) University of North Florida
2018 - Present Advisory Board Member, University of North Florida, The Center for Urban Education and Policy
2017 - Present Associate Editor, Contemporary Educational Psychology
2016 - Present Promotion and Tenure Committee, University of North Florida, Department of Foundations and Secondary Education
2015 - Present Institutional Review Board, University of North Florida
2018 Chair, AERA Division C Graduate Student Seminar
2018 Reviewer, EARLI Sig 16 JURE Keynote Competition
2018 Bullying Task Force, University of North Florida
2018 Teacher Preparation Committee, University of North Florida
2018 Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, University of North Florida, College of Education and Human Services
2014 - 2018 Senator, United Faculty of Florida, University of North Florida
2017 Curriculum Committee, University of North Florida, Department of Foundations and Secondary Education
2014 - 2016 Section Chair, American Educational Research Association, Section 3a
2012 Item Reviewer, Florida Teachers' Comprehensive Examination, Florida Department of Education
2011 - 2012 Graduate Student Curriculum Committee (Chair), University of North Florida, College of Education and Human Services
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Honors and Awards

  • University of North Florida Presidential Faculty Leadership Award for Teaching and Scholarship, 2018-2020
  • University of North Florida Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award 2018-2019
  • University of North Florida Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award 2018-2019
  • University of North Florida Sabbatical Award, 2018-2019
  • University of North Florida Award of Excellence for Highly Cited Research, April 2017
  • Learning and Instruction Certificate for Highly Cited Research, December 2016
  • Educational Researcher Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2015
  • University of North Florida Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2015-2016
  • American Educational Research Association, Division C, New Faculty Mentoring Seminar, April 2013
  • University of Maryland, College of Education, Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, May 2011
  • University of Maryland, Center for Teaching Excellence, Distinguished Teaching Award, May 2010
  • American Educational Research Association, Division C, Graduate Student Seminar, April 2010
  • European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction, Sig 16 Metacognition, Student Paper Award, August 2009
  • Graduate Fellow, University of Maryland, Department of Human Development, 2005-2006

Courses

  • Advanced Quantitative Research Methods (doctoral level)
  • Quantitative Research Methods (doctoral level)
  • Psycho-social Processes of Learning and Development (doctoral level)
  • Advanced Educational Psychology (graduate level)
  • Research Methods (undergraduate level)
  • Assessment of Learning and Behavior (undergraduate level)
  • Educational Psychology (undergraduate level)

Education

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December 2011 M.A., University of Maryland ‐ Educational Measurement and Statistics
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August 2011 Ph.D., University of Maryland ‐ Human Development with a specialization in Educational Psychology
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May 2001 B.S., Pennsylvania State University, Schreyer Honors College ‐ Music Education
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Contact Information

University of North Florida
Department of Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum
Northeast Florida Center for STEM Education
Bldg 57, Suite 3700
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, Florida 32224
Phone: 904-428-8654

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Articles (21)

Conference Presentations and Papers (1)

Books (3)