Student Profile

Michael S. Hill
Ph.D. Student - School Organization and Education Policy

“Docendo discimus” 
“By teaching, we learn” – Seneca the Younger (4 B.C. – 65 A.D.)

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Overview

Michael is a doctoral student (Ph.D., Education) in the School Organization and Education Policy emphasis area.  He has over nine years of experience in urban K-12 education and eight years of experience as an instructor and administrator in postsecondary education.  

Research Interests

  • Assessment and accountability in postsecondary education
  • Enrollment and retention management in postecondary education
  • Online Education – Policy and Practice
  • International student persistence
  • Program evaluation
  • Equity and Social Justice in postsecondary education
  • LGBT Issues in Higher Education

Education

  • Ph.D. Education – School Organization and Education Policy (In Progress)
    University of California, Davis, CA
  • M.A. Education (2011)
    Chapman University, Orange, CA
  • M.P.A. Public Administration (2009)
    University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • B.P.A. Public Administration – Nonprofit Administration (2006)
    University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Professional Certifications

  • Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential (Foundational Mathematics)
    State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialling
  • Designing Hybrid Courses Certificate
    University of California, Davis

Fellowships, Awards, and Honors

  • Foreign Lecturer Appointment, International training Program
    Beijing Institute of Education, Chaoyang Branch
  • 2014 Save-University Partnership for Education Research (SUPER) Fellowship (Save the Children, Philippines Country Office, Makati City, Philippines)

Select Publications

Hart, C.M.D, Freidman, E.A.Z, Hill, M. (In press). Online Course-taking and Student Outcomes in California Community Colleges. Education Finance and Policy.

Presentations

  • “The Effect of Academic Coaching on Military and Veteran Undergraduates,” American Education Research Association Annual Conference, February, 2016
  • “Online Course-taking and Student Outcomes in California Community Colleges,” National Bureau for Economic Research, April 2015
  • “Institutional Support for International Students: A Case Study,” Hawaii International Conference on Education, January, 2015

Courses Taught and Developed

  • EDU-120 Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education (Associate Instructor), University of California, Davis
  • EDU-120 Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education (TA), University of California, Davis
  • DNPU-701 Biostatistics for Clinical Practice (Adjunct, Course Developer), Brandman University – Chapman University System
  • EDUU-624, Foundations of 21st Century Teaching (Adjunct), Brandman University – Chapman University System
  • EDUU-628, Advanced Design and Assessment of 21st Century Teaching (Adjunct), Brandman University – Chapman University System
  • BUSU-620, Economic Analysis (Adjunct), Brandman University – Chapman University System
  • OLCU-632, Leadership and Innovation (Adjunct), Brandman University – Chapman University System
  • MATU-203, Introduction to Statistics (Adjunct, Course Developer), Brandman University – Chapman University System
  • MATU-206, Math for Elementary Teachers (Adjunct), Brandman University – Chapman University System
  • MGMT-320, Leadership in Action: Organization Variation (Adjunct, Course Developer), American River College
  • MGMT-304, Introduction to Management Functions (Adjunct, Course Developer), American River College
  • MGMT-362, Techniques of Supervision (Adjunct, Course Developer), American River College
  • MGMT-374, Ethics and Social Responsibility for Managers (Adjunct, Course Developer), American River College

Professional Memberships

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)
American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
 

Community Service

  • Education Graduate Student Association (EdGSA)
    Co-Chair, 2014-2015
  • Mercy Education Resource Center, Sacramento
    Board of Directors 2008-2014

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