Todd Reeves, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor


Educational Technology, Research and Assessment (ETRA)

Research Interests

Assessment, teacher education and development, and educational technology


Ph.D, Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation, Boston College 

M.A., Educational Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York 

B.A., Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York


ETR 230: Using Data to Evaluate Programs, Policies, and Products 

ETR 430: Classroom Assessment in Elementary Education 

ETR 501: Proseminar in Educational Research and Evaluation

ETR 520: Introduction to Educational Research 

ETR 521: Educational Statistics I

ETR 528: Educational Assessment

ETR 720: Advanced Research Methods in Education

Recent Papers

Reynolds, K., Triant, J., & Reeves, T. D. (2019). Patterns in how pre-service elementary teachers formulate evidence-based claims about student cognition. Journal of Education for Teaching, 45(2).

Walker, D. A., Reeves, T. D., & Smith, T. J. (2018). Confirmation of the Data Driven Decision- Making Efficacy and Anxiety Inventory’s (3D-MEA) score factor structure among teachers. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 36(5), 477-491.

Reeves, T. D. (2017). Equipping pre-service elementary teachers for data use in the classroom. Action in Teacher Education, 39(4), 361-380.

Reeves, T. D., Tawfik, A. A., Msilu, F., & Simsek, I. (2017). What’s in it for me? Incentives, learning, and completion in massive open online courses. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 49(3-4), 245-259.

Reeves, T. D. (2017). Pre-service teachers’ data use opportunities during student teaching. Teaching and Teacher Education, 63, 263-273. 

Reeves, T. D., & Chiang, J. L. (2017). Building pre-service teacher capacity to use external assessment data: An intervention study. The Teacher Educator, 52(2), 155-172.  

Stich, A. E., & Reeves, T. D. (2017). Massive open online courses and underserved students in the United States. Internet & Higher Education, 32, 58-71. 

Reeves, T. D., Summers, K. H., & Grove, E. (2016). Examining the landscape of teacher learning for data use: The case of Illinois. Cogent Education, 3(1). 

Reeves, T. D., & Honig, S. L. (2015). A classroom assessment data literacy intervention for pre-service teachers. Teaching and Teacher Education, 50, 90-101.

Honors and Awards

Awardee, Student Recruitment Award, Mid-Western Educational Research Association, 2017

Awardee, Top Reviewer: Social Sciences, Publons, 2017

Nominee, Journal Article Award, Association for Educational Communications & Technology’s Division of Distance Learning, 2017

Nominee, Faculty Member of the Year, Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning, Northern Illinois University, 2017

Awardee, Sentinels of Science Award: Social Science, Publons, 2016

Nominee, Alyce Kramer Marcus Outstanding Educator Award, College of Education, Northern Illinois University, 2014    

Certificate of Recognition for Mentoring, College of Education, Northern Illinois University, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Honorable Mention Dissertation Award, Advanced Studies of National Databases, Special Interest Group, American Educational Research Association, 2014



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