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Jacqueline Craven

Teacher Education



  • Ed.D. University of Mississippi, Curriculum & Instruction (2010)
  • M.S. Delta State University, Social Science (2005)
  • B.S. University of Memphis, Child Development (2003)

Courses Taught

  • Doctoral Seminar
  • Teaching in Higher Education
  • Measurement & Evaluation in Physical Education
  • Methods of Educational Research & Statistics
  • Research for Educational Practitioners
  • Educational Research Design
  • Statistics for Educational Research
  • Educational Research Writing
  • Dissertation Seminar
  • Dissertation
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Senior Practicum
  • The Art of Language
  • Student Teaching
  • Early Literacy I
  • Early Literacy II

Academic Interests

  • Dr. Craven’s scholarly interests are multifarious and emanate from the sociology of education as well as the social contexts of education and mixed-research methodologies. She has conducted research with diverse populations in elementary, secondary, and post-secondary schools throughout Mississippi for more than ten years and is most interested in researchers’ fidelity to ethical practices and implementation.

Scholarly Activity

  • Dr. Craven regularly reviews articles and abstracts for Action in Teacher Education & the Delta Journal of Education, AERA divisions B, D, & G, MSERA, and Sage Publications. She has presented work at AERA, IRA (formerly LRA), CREATE, NSF-JAM, and MSERA among others, and now evaluates the DSU doctoral program as program coordinator.

Personal Interests

  • Dr. Craven is an avid reader who loves learning about & practicing comprehensive holistic wellness in a variety of formats. She is fascinated by all facets of the human condition, potential, and development throughout the lifespan.