Current Faculty Research

Bryant, M. (with M. Jolley and E. Leszinski) A National Study of Adjunct Faculty Assessment

Thank you for your interest in our study of adjunct and part-time assessment practices. This research project will aim to identify what adjunct and part-time faculty report regarding assessment procedures of their teaching practice. The intent is to describe both formative and summative assessment practices used to evaluate the performance of part-time and adjunct faculty.
Please explore the links below to learn more about our research project.
If you are an adjunct or part-time faculty member who would like to participate in the study, please contact our primary investigator, Michael Jolley, at for inclusion in the study.

Overview of Adjuct Faculty Work
Informed Consent Form
Interview Protocol

Bryant, M. (with M. Grady and K. Wesley) The Critical Incident Study

Cejda, B. Undergraduate Research and Community Colleges

Isernhagen, J. Nebraska Council for School Administrators (NCSA), Partnership

A partnership between an administrative organization and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Educational Administration Department to build school improvement leaders in Nebraska and beyond. Students may take the courses in any sequence but must complete all four courses for a UNL-NCSA School Improvement Specialist Certificate. (2009-Present)

Isernhagen, J. Nebraska Staff Development Council (NSDC) Partnership

A partnership between the Nebraska Staff Development Council and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to develop leaders of professional development that yields Professional Development Certificate

Isernhagen, J. (with J. Florenda). Title I Needs Improvement Schools Research Project

Primary Investigator/Grant Director for Nebraska Department of Education Title I Needs Improvement Schools Evaluation Grant, January, 2012-November 30, 2012. Published Research Report (October, 2011), Transforming Schools to Impact Student Learning, Title I Needs Improvement Schools.

LaCost, B. (with A. Le). International student project