Dr. Matthew L. Johnson

Dr. Matthew L. Johnson

Adjunct Professor of Education and Psychology

Email: johnsoml@tntemple.edu


  • Ed.D., Learning & Leadership, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • M.A., Educational Psychology, Ball State University
  • M.Ed., Educational Leadership, Tennessee Temple University
  • B.S., Psychology, Tennessee Temple University

Academic Experience

  • Bryan College, Dayton, TN
    • Assistant Professor of Education & Psychology, 2013-Present
    • Director of Graduate Education, 2014-Present
    • Program Coordinator, B.S. in Applied Psychology, 2013-Present
    • Director of Institutional Effectiveness, 2011-2014
  • Liberty University
    • Adjunct Faculty, School of Education, 2009-Present
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
    • Adjunct Faculty, Department of School Psychology, 2013-Present
  • Tennessee Temple University
    • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Teacher Education, 2011-Present
    • Program Coordinator, Department of Teacher Education, 2010
    • Instructor, Department of Teacher Education, 2008-2010
    • Director of Institutional Effectiveness, 2009-2010
    • Assistant to the Academic Vice President, 2008-2010
    • Associate Registrar, Division of Online Learning, 2007-2008

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Educational Psychology
  • Human Learning & Motivation
  • Lifespan Development
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Assessment, Testing & Evaluation

Certification and Membership in Professional Organizations

  • License (#8053137), Psychology (9-12), Tennessee State Department of Education
  • License (#62665), School Counseling Specialist, Association of Christian Schools International
  • License (#62665), All-Levels Administrator, Association of Christian Schools International
  • Member, Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology
  • Member, American Psychological Association, Division 15 (Educational Psychology)

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • Johnson, M. L. (2013). Faculty perception and use of learning-centered strategies to assess student learning (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/pqdtlocal1006274?accountid=14767
  • Johnson, M. L. & Lovett, S. B. (2010). FAQ #1: Will my courses transfer? Presented at the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges & Schools (TRACS) Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC.
  • Johnson, M. L. (2010). Six levels of learning: Applying Bloom’s taxonomy in the classroom. Presented at the Palms Christian School, San Pedro, Dominican Republic.
  • Johnson, M. L. (2009). Online classroom management. Presented at Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, TN.
  • Johnson, M. L. (2009). Course embedded assessment. Presented at Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, TN.
  • Johnson, M. L. (2009). Institutional effectiveness: The missing piece of the puzzle. Presented at Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, TN.
  • Johnson, M. L. (2013). An investigation of faculty practices for assessing student learning in five TICUA member institutions. Presented at the Tennessee Independent Colleges & Universities Association (TICUA) Annual Meeting for Institutional Researchers & Chief Academic Officers, Belmont University, Nashville, TN.

Special Recognitions

  • Graduate Assistantship, Coordinator of Curriculum Lab & Teacher Resource Center, 2004-2007, Tennessee Temple University