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William Schmidt

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PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Higher Ed: Education 

BIO

William Schmidt is a University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University Director of the Center for Curriculum Studies at Michigan State University. A past Chairman of the Department of Educational Psychology and former Acting Dean for Planning and Evaluation in the College of Education at Michigan State University, he was also head of the Office of Policy Studies and Program Assessment for the National Science Foundation. 

EXPERTISE

Mathematics and Science Curriculum
International Comparative Studies in Education
Statistics 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

William H. Schmidt, Curtis C. McKnight, Richard T. Houang, HsingChi Wang, David E. Wiley, Leland S. Cogan, Richard G. Wolfe, Why Schools Matter: A Cross-National Comparison of Curriculum and Learning, November 2001, Jossey-Bass

Leonard J. Bianchi , Richard T. Houang , William H. Schmidt, Gilbert A. Valverde. Richard G. Wolfe, According to the Book: Using TIMSS To Investigate the Translation of Policy into Practice through the World of Textbooks, 2002, Kluwer Publishing.