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Michael Hardy

Department of Mathematics

HU Box 10764
Searcy, AR 72149

Michael Hardy


Ph.D. Mathematics Education, Florida State University, 1996
M.S. Mathematics, University of Oklahoma, 1992
B.S. Mathematics with Secondary Certification in Mathematics, University of Oklahoma, 1989

Professional Experience:

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Harding University, 2000-Present
Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction, University of Arkansas, 1999-2000
Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction, University of Southern Mississippi-Gulf Coast, 1996-99
Secondary Mathematics Instructor and Tennis Coach, Gallup High School,
Gallup-McKinnley County Public School System, Gallup, NM, 1995-96
Research Assistant, Florida State University Middle Grades Mathematics Teacher Preparation Project, 1993-95
Assistant to the Florida Higher Education Consortium, 1993
Mathematics Instructor and Coach (Football, Basketball & Track), McNiel Jr. High
Wichita Falls Independent School District, Wichita Falls, TX, 1989-90

Professional Licenses:

Oklahoma Secondary Mathematics & Computer Science Teaching Certification
Texas Secondary Mathematics Teaching Certification

Professional Membership:

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
American Association for Colleges for Teacher Education

Research Interests:

Include middle and secondary student's understanding of geometry and educators' perceptions of their readiness to use and actual use of technological resources as instructional tools.