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Michael Brown

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: School of Education

Office: 2648b Lagomarcino 901 Stange Rd., Ames, IA 50011
Phone number: +1 515 294 1276
Email: brownm@iastate.edu

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Research interests

  • Social and technological aspects of learning and instruction in undergraduate higher education
  • Undergraduate classroom communities and the impact of peer interaction on student outcomes
  • Developing learning analytics driven approaches and tools to facilitate undergraduate student success
  • Curriculum, instruction, and educational equity in large undergraduate science and engineering courses


Select Publications

Brown, M., Schlitz, J. *, Derry, H., and Holman, C. (2019). Implementing Online Personalized Social Comparison Nudging in a Web-Enabled Coaching System. The Internet and Higher Education. 43. 

Brown, M.G, DeMonbrun, R., and Teasley, S. (2018). Taken Together: Conceptualizing students concurrent course enrollment across the postsecondary curriculum using temporal analytics. Journal of Learning Analytics.

Brown, M.G, DeMonbrun, R. M., & Teasley, S. (2017). Don’t Call it a Comeback: Academic recovery and the timing of educational technology adoption. Paper presented at the 7th annual Learning Analytics and Knowledge conference. Vancouver, BC.  [Best Paper Nominee]

Brown, M.G., (2016). Blended Instructional Practice: A review of the empirical literature on instructors' adoption and use of online tools in face-to-face teaching. The Internet and Higher Education. 31. 1-10.

Brown, M.G, Wohn, D.Y., and Ellison, N. (2016). Without a Map: College Access and the Online Practices of Youth from Low-income Communities. Computers & Education. 92-93. 104-116.

Ellison, N., Wohn, D.Y., and Brown, M.G. (July/August 2014). Social Media and College Access. ACM Interactions.  Vol. XXI.4. New York, NY: ACM.

More information on publications is available at michaebrown.work.