Edward L. Mason

Edward L. Mason

Edward L. Mason


Edward L. Mason, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor of Research, and Department Head, Curriculum and Instruction &
Interim Director, Office of Accreditation, Assessment, and Data Management

B.Sc., University of Sierra Leone, 1976
M.Sc., Texas Southern University, Houston,1980
Ph.D., University of Houston, 1978

Tel: (936) 261-3415

E-Mail: elmason at pvamu.edu



Office Hours: 8 – 5 MTWRF

Spring 2008
EDFN 5923  Master’s Seminar  T 0530-0820PM, Delco, Rm 327

Fall 2007
EDFN 5923  Master’s Seminar  W 0530-0820PM, Delco, Rm 327

Summer 2007
EDFN 5103  Educational Research

Current Research:
Project XLR8 – A High School Redesign Program, funded by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (2005-2010)
Achieving the Dream: –  An Institutional Transformation and Learning Program, funded by the Houston Endowment (2007-2011)
Most Recent Research:
Texas A&M Systems Regent Initiative Collaborative Grant Research projects (2001 – 2005)
M.S. Theses supervised:
•    The Effects of Block Scheduling on the Academic Achievement of High School Students
•    Mathematics Teaching: A Study of the Effects of a Conceptual & Definitive Approach
Serves as methodologist and committee member in several Ph.D Dissertation Studies.

Areas of Interest:
•    Teacher Recruitment and Retention
•    Diversity Education
•    Structural Modeling Equations