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Matthew Kruger-Ross

  • MS Instructional Technology
  • Doctoral student
  • Simon Fraser University Faculty of Education
  • 6PublicationsNumber of items in Matthew's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 4Followers


Husband of Frederik, Matthew J. Kruger-Ross is a doctoral student in the Curriculum Theory & Implementation: Philosophy of Education program in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. After completing his BS in Middle Grades Education from NC State University in May 2005 Matthew stepped into the classroom at Carolina Friends School, an independent Quaker school in Durham, North Carolina, where he taught math, music, and technology in the middle school. After four wonderful years, he chose to leave CFS and pursue advanced degrees in educational technology, philosophy and critical studies. In May 2012, Matthew completed his Masters of Science in Instructional Technology at NC State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. His thesis was entitled Toward a Preliminary Understanding of Educators' Assumptions About Technology: A Case Study.

Recent publications

  • Enhancing social presence and communities of practice in distance education courses through social media

    • Holcomb L
    • Kruger-Ross M
  • Risky Media: Using Subversive Technologies in Education to Question Assumptions about Power, Teaching, and Assessment

    • Kruger-Ross M
    • Farwell T

Professional experience

Doctoral student

Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University

July 2012 - Present

STEM Professional Development Coordinator

North Carolina Virtual Public School

July 2011 - Present

Graduate Research Assistant

North Carolina State University

August 2010 - May 2012(2 years)

Director of Education

Sylvan Learning Center

August 2009 - February 2011(2 years)

Middle School Teacher

Carolina Friends School

August 2005 - June 2009(4 years)


Doctoral student, Curriculum theory & implementation: philosophy of education

Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University

July 2012

MS Instructional Technology

North Carolina State University

August 2009 - May 2012(3 years)

BS Middle Grades Education

North Carolina State University

August 2001 - May 2005(4 years)


Followers (4)

Following (4)