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Patricia L. Murphy Long

Patricia L. Murphy Long

Contact Information:
Mitchell Hall 300 (L)

Professor of Education; Chair, Education Department; School of Education


Ed.D., Higher Education Administration; University of Akron; Akron, OH
M.A., Physical Education and Athletic Administration; Kent State University; Kent, OH
B.A., Physical Education; Trinity College, Deerfield, Illinois


Malone University, 1978 to present
Positions Held:
1992 to present,     Professor of Education
2007-2009, Co-Director, Faculty Development
2002 to present,    Co-Facilitator, Faith and Learning Faculty Seminar
1991-1992, Associate Professor of Education
1989-1991, Associate Professor of Education and Physical Education
1978-1989, Assistant Professor of Physical Education
2009 to present Chair, Education Department, 2009 to present; 1994-2001.
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs (2007-2008)
Acting Director of Graduate Education (1996-1997)
Assistant Director of Athletics for Women (1980-1983)
Women's Coordinator for Intercollegiate Athletics (1978-1980)                     Women's Basketball Coach (1978-1983) Record: 109 - 29
Warren Township High School (Gurnee, Ill.) 1974-1976, 1977-1978 (One year leave-of-absence, 1976-1977, to earn M.A.)
Positions Held:     Instructor of Physical Education
Administrative:    Women's Sports Coordinator
Head Basketball Coach for Varsity Girls

Recent Scholarly Work

2008: Hong Kong, China - International Teachers Educator Conference (Nov. 24-26) Excellent Assessment: What Does It Look Like? (Preconference Workshop) Motivating Students Toward High Achievement Educational Assessment and a Christian Worldview

2007: Canton, Ohio - Malone University Honors Convocation (August 29th)    "For Whose Glory?"

2006: Beijing, China - International Schools of China Teachers Conference (Oct. 4-7);Foundational Principles for Sound Assessment Performance Assessment and Useful Rubrics
Asking Good Questions

2005: Beijing, China  - Chinese Teacher Training Center - Two-week course in July, Philosophical Foundations of Education and Worldview Thinking.

Teaching Assignments

Coming Soon!

In my time away from my responsibilities at Malone I enjoy reading, working in our yard and attending Ohio State football games with my husband. I am also an active member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Massillon and enjoy teaching a bible class each Sunday and singing in the choir. It is also a privilege to serve on the Mayor's Literacy Commission in Canton in support of adult and family literacy.