Cher Hendricks, Ph.D.
Phone: 678-839-5230 | Fax:
Office: Mandeville Hall
Dr. Cher C. Hendricks is an Associate Professor of Educational Research in the College of Education. She teaches doctoral courses in education research and school reform and chairs a number of dissertations. Her research focuses action research and practitioner research for school improvement as well as scholarship of teaching and learning. She is nationally recognized for her work in action research. Most recently, for example, she has published the second edition of a textbook on improving schools through action research. Prior to her appointment to the University of West Georgia, she taught graduate courses in educational research at The Citadel and was a special education teacher in South Carolina and Texas
- B.A., Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, Baylor University, 1989
- M.Ed., Masters of Educaton in Educational Psychology, University of Houston, 1992
- Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy in educational Research 7 Measurement, University of South Carolina, 1998
- Hendricks, C. (2009). Using action research to improve educational practices: Where we are and where we’re going. Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 3(1), 1‐6. [ View Publication ]
- Hendricks, C. (2009). Improving schools through action research: A comprehensive guide for educators (2ed.). Boston: Pearson.
- Hendricks, C. (2001). Teaching causal reasoning through cognitive apprenticeship: What are the results from situated learning? The Journal of Educational Research, 94, 302-311. [ View Publication ]