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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education
Teachers College, Columbia University
Department of Human Development
Program: Measurement, Evaluation, and Applied Statistics
1999 - 2006
Ph.D. in Educational Measurement and Evaluation Columbia University
M.S. in Applied Statistics Teachers College, Columbia University
Masters of Philosophy in Measurement and Evaluation Teachers College, Columbia University
St. Joseph’s College
B.A. in Mathematics 1989 - 1993
Minor in English Literature; Concentration in Secondary Education
Dean, M. and Bergeron, L. (2015). Teaching Perspectives in an International Context: Multivariate Analysis of Responses to the Teaching Perspectives Inventory. Global Education Journal
Chen, Y. and Dean, M (2012). The Order Effects on Teacher Professional Development Surveys: What Accounts for Educators’ Perception of the Overall Quality of the Workshop. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, British Columbia.
Bergeron, L, and Dean, M. (2013). The IB Teacher Professional: Identifying, measuring and characterizing pedagogical attributes, perspectives, and beliefs. Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
International Baccalaureate Organization.
Dean, M., Tait, A., Kim, G. (2012). Evaluating Professional Development of Educators in an International Context. The International Journal of Learning , Volume 18, Issue 9, pp.161-180. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.645MB).
Tatsuoka, K., Kelly, A.E., Tatsuoka, C., Varadi, F., Dean, M. (2011) Some Important implications of Cognitive Diagnoses of State Assessment to Student Learning and Decision making. In A Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education . New York, London, Roultledge, Taylor and Francis Publisher, Book chapter
Dean, M., Tait, A. (2011). Evaluating educational Professional Development in an International Context. A paper presented at the Eighteenth Conference on Learning, Mauritius, July 2011.
Johnson, M., Dean. M. (2011). Student Engagement and International Baccalaureate: Measuring the Social, Emotional, and Academic Engagement of IB Students. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA, April 2011
Dean, M., Tait, A., Kim, G. (2010). Measuring the quality of professional development in the International Baccalaureate. Presented at the 2nd East Asian International Conference on
Teacher Education Research. Hong Kong, December 2010
Dean, M. (2009). Analysis of Professional Development Survey Responses 2008. Technical Report, International Baccalaureate North America.
Dean, M., (2008) Cognitive Diagnostic Approaches to Analyzing Performance in the TIMSS (1995) Advanced Mathematics Test. Presented at the IMPS, the 73rd Annual Meeting of the
Psychometric Society. Dover, N.H. 2008
Dean, M (2008). Examination Review and Data Summary 2008. Technical Report, International Baccalaureate North America.
Dean, M. (2006). Explaining Performance in the Third International Math and Science Study (TIMSS) 1995 Advanced Mathematics Test (Doctoral Dissertation, Columbia University, 2006). ProQuest Digital Dissertations, AAT 3213499. (UMI No. 3213499)
Tatsuoka, K., Kelly, A.E., Tatsuoka, C., Varadi, F., Dean, M. (2006). Final Report for the second year: Rule Space and Associated Analysis of the Broward County Schools Benchmark FCAT (BFCAT) Test. Technical Report.
Tatsuoka, K., Guerrero, A., Corter, J.E., Tatsuoka, C., Yamada, T., Xin, T., Dogan, E., Dean, M., Im, S. (2006). International Comparison of Mathematical Thinking Skills in the TIMSS-R. Japanese Journal for Research on Testing, Vol.2, March, 2006, pp3-40.
Corter, J., Tatsuoka, K., Guerrero, A., Dean, M., Dogan, E. (2006). Coding Manual for Identifying Item Involvement of Content, Context, and Process Sub-skills for the TIMSS and TIMSS-R 8th Grade Mathematics Tests. Technical Report MES-06-01
Tatsuoka, K., Xin, T., Tatsuoka, C., Dean, M., Dogan, E. (2005). Patterns of Attribute Characteristic Curves and Their Relationships to Teachers’ Background Variables. Technical Report
Dean, M., Tatsuoka, K. (2005). Trends of Strength and Weakness in Math Thinking Skills Across Different Grades. A paper presented at the annual meeting of National Council for
Measurement in Education. Montreal, Canada, April 2005.
Dean, M., Dogan, E., Tatsuoka, K., Corter, J. (2004). Item Attributes for Explaining TIMSS Advanced Mathematics Test Performance. A paper presented at the annual meeting of National Council for Measurement in Education. San Diego, CA, April 2004.
Tatsuoka, K., Corter, J., Dean, M., & Grossman, J. (2003). Exploring mathematical thinking skills in TIMSS. A paper presented at the annual meeting of National Council for Measurement in Education. Chicago, IL, April 2003. Authored, produced and distributed the following books while working in Cameroon with the Provincial Pedagogic Inspector of Mathematics.
Dean, M., Tatah, N. (1999). Advanced Level Statistics. A supplemental textbook for the course in Advanced Level Statistics in the Cameroonian school system published by Teachers Centre, Bamenda and the Mathematics Teachers Association of the North West Province with financial assistance from Peace Corps Cameroon.
Dean, M., Njingum, B., Tatah, N. (1998). Proceedings of the Inset Seminars for Secondary School Mathematics Teachers. A summary of the seminars conducted in schools during the 1997 – 1998 academic year, published by Teachers Centre, Bamenda and the Mathematics Teachers Association of the North West Province with financial assistance from Peace Corps Cameroon.