Robert Boody, Ph.D.

Department Head, Professor
(319) 273-6198
Office Location: 

SEC 525A


B.S. 1984, Brigham Young University
Ph.D. 1992, Brigham Young University

Areas of Expertise 

Teacher learning, teacher inquiry, and teacher change
Research, measurement, and program evaluation
Classroom assessment
Accountability systems in teacher education
Philosophy applied to education

Research Interests 

Accountability systems in teacher education
Uses of data and reflection in teacher change
Rhetorical analysis of educational reform
Uses of research and evaluation in schools
Professional learning communities

Courses Taught 

Classroom Assessment
Educational Program Evaluation
Quantitative Methods in Educational Research
Statistical Methods in Education
Descriptive Educational Research
Educational Research
Advanced Experimental Research in Education

Professional Affiliations 

American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
American Evaluation Association (AEA)
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
Iowa Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (IACTE)
Iowa Assoc. for Supervision & Curriculum Development (IASCD)
National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)
Phi Delta Kappa (PDK)


Contract with Council Bluffs CSD for program evaluation, 3 years. Principal Investigator. $180,000