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Daniel W. Doerger

Assistant Professor of Education
Lawrenceburg Programs
(812) 537-4010


  • Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Cincinnati, 2002
  • M.Ed., Secondary English Curriculum and Instruction, University of Seattle, Washington 1997
  • B.A., English, University of Cincinnati, 1989
  • B.S., Secondary Education, University of Cincinnati, 1989

Current Research Interests

Mentoring, Induction, Integrating the Arts into the Core Curriculum, Secondary Education Curriculum Development

Selected Publications

  • Scane, M. and Doerger, D. (2010). Good teachers need to be good writers: Designing and implementing a professional writing course for pre-service teachers. Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation, and Development. Vol. 7, No. 1.
  • Doerger, D.W., and Dallmer, D. (2008). Maintaining High Standards in a Pass/Fail Practicum. International Journal of Learning, Vol. 15 (4), 173-178.
  • Doerger, D. W., Lemming, E., and Tyler, J. (2005). Using problem-based learning to evidence teacher quality and student achievement. The Kentucky Journal of Excellence in Higher Education, 3, 40-53.
  • Doerger, D. W. (2004). The teacher as Taoist. Essays in Education, 9.
  • Doerger, D. W. (2003). The importance of beginning teacher induction in your school. International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning, 7 (21).
  • Doerger, D. W. (2002). School culture on the internet. Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 18 (4), 141-148.
  • Doerger, D.W., Gilbert J. and Soled, S. (2008). Educational Systems of Indonesia. In International Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development.

Selected Professional Presentations

  • Interactive Dialogue: “Using Cultural Responsive Content to Empower Teen Playwrights” presented at the National Association for Multicultural Education annual meeting held on Las Vegas, NV November 4, 2010
  • Roundtable Discussion: “Writing for Teachers” presented at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL on February 10, 2009.
  • Interactive Dialogue: “A Humane Process to Portfolio Preparation” presented at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Annual Meeting to be held in New York City, February 2007
  • Interactive Dialogue: “Using Problem Based Learning to Evidence Teacher Quality and Student Achievement” at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 56th Annual Meeting held in Chicago, IL on February 8, 2004
  • Workshop: “On-Line Mentoring for Beginning Teachers” at Teaching and Learning with Technology Showcase at Purdue University on April 2, 2003