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Jeffrey Scott Hall

Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Associate Professor of Education

Jeffrey Scott Hall

Education

B.S. – United States Air Force Academy, 1998
M.Ed. – The University of Georgia, 2005
Ed.D. – Georgia Southern University, 2010

Biography

Dr. Jeffrey Hall is an associate professor for the Tift College of Education and has been a faculty member since 2010. He currently teaches graduate courses in mathematics education, assessment, and content pedagogy. Prior to joining the Mercer family, he served as a high school mathematics teacher for five years and as a U.S. Air Force officer for five years.

Teaching

Educational technology and mathematics education.

Scholarship

FUNDED GRANTS

Stapleton, C. P. (Co-Principal), Hall, J. S. (Co-Principal), "Interdisciplinary Teaching about Earth for a Sustainable Future (InTeGrate)," Sponsored by Sub-awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP) via the InTeGrate STEP Center, $50,000.00. (January 2015 - December 2016).

Hall, J. S. (Co-Principal), "Real STEM Scale Up," Sponsored by Sub-awarded by the Georgia Governor’s Office of Student Achievement in collaboration with Dr. Robert Mayes at the Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education, Georgia Southern University, $18,157.00. (January 2015 - December 2016).

Jacob, B. C. (Co-Principal), Bush, L. J. (Co-Principal), Hall, J. S., Allen, W. L. (Co-Principal), Harris, E. C. (Co-Principal), Shogbon, A. O. (Co-Principal), Barker, W. N. (Co-Principal), "Evaluation of Academic Faculty Perceptions Regarding the Role of Spirituality in Higher Education," Sponsored by Tift College of Education, $500.00. (June 2016 – May 2017).

Jacob, B. C. (Co-Principal), Bush, L. J. (Co-Principal), Hall, J. S., Allen, W. L. (Co-Principal), Barker, W. N. (Co-Principal), Harris, E. C. (Co-Principal), Shogbon, A. O. (Co-Principal), Petherbridge, J. A. (Co-Principal), Camino-Gaztambide, R. F. (Co-Principal), Codone, S. K. (Co-Principal), "Evaluation of Spirituality in Graduate and Professional Degree Students Utilizing Validated Survey Instruments," Sponsored by Mercer University Office of the Provost Seed Grant, $1,500.00. (2014 - 2015).

Publications

Garvey, D., Hall, J. S., Carr, S. B., Vaughn, S. M., Bush, L. J. (2018). El impacto de los módulos en línea para (pp. 1228-1238). Ecuador.

Hall, J. S., Bush, L. J., Stapleton, C. P. (2017). Virtual Vistas: Creating and Implementing Virtual Field Trips. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, 437-441.

Bush, L. J., Carr, S. B., Hall, J. S., Saulson, J. M., Scott-Simmons, W. A. (2016). Creating a “classroom of the future” for P-12 pre-service educators (vol. 2016, pp. 920-924). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). https://www.academicexperts.org/conf/site/2016/papers/49069/

Hall, J. S., Anderson, C. A., rosenstein, d. l. w., Whatley, C. B. (2016). The state of STEM education: An analysis of state initiatives to improve STEM pedagogical practices (vol. 2016, pp. 1056-1062). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). https://www.learntechlib.org/p/171820

Hall, J., Vaughn, S. M., Bush, L. J., Carr, S. B., Garvey, D. (2016). The Impact of Online Modules for International Professional Development with Educators in the Dominican Republic. The 27th International Conference Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education.

Hall, J. S., Bush, L. J., Chamblee, G. (2015). A comparison of Web 2.0 assessment tools. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015, 1827-1832.

Service

University Service

Committee Member, Atlanta Administrative Council. (August 1, 2017 - Present).

Committee Member, Graduate Council. (August 1, 2017 - Present).

Committee Member, Distance Learning Committee. (September 2016 - Present).
Discuss issues relevant to distance learning at Mercer.  Serve as a liaison for distance learning issues with Tift College.

Committee Member, Grant Writing Team. (May 2016 - Present).

Committee Member, Undergraduate Council. (August 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019).

Committee Member, Undergraduate General Education Council. (August 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019).

Committee Chair, MGE/SEC Mathematics Education Faculty Search Committee. (September 29, 2016 - August 31, 2018).

Committee Chair, Library and Information Technology Committee. (August 1, 2016 - July 31, 2017).

Committee Member, Admissions Standards Committee. (August 1, 2016 - July 31, 2017).

Committee Member, STEAM Education Committee. (August 2014 - July 31, 2017).

Committee Chair, Admissions Standards Committee. (December 2015 - July 31, 2016).
Co-Chair with Dr. Clemmie Whatley

Swilley Library Academic Resource Center. (2011 - 2015).
Tutor of mathematics for all Mercer University students who use Swilley Library

Professional Service

International
Editor, Georgia Educational Researcher, Athens, GA. (2012 - August 12, 2017).
Co-Editor beginning in 2012, then Senior Editor from 2013-2017.

State
Past President, Georgia Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (GAMTE). (October 19, 2016 – October 18, 2017).

State
Board of Directors, Georgia Educational Research Association. (2012 - August 12, 2017).

State
President, Georgia Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (GAMTE), Kennesaw, GA. (October 15, 2014 - October 19, 2016).

Public Service

Local
Organizer, Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church School Book Bag Ministry for Chase Street Elementary, Athens, GA. (2013 - 2015).

Volunteer, Bonaire United Methodist Church African Water Well Project, Bonaire, GA. (2015).