Professor and Assoc Vice Provost
Office: MB 2.428
Dr. Nancy K. Martin joned the UTSA faculty as an assistant professor in 1993. She earned tenure and promotion to associate professor in 1997 and was promoted to full professor in 2011. Dr. Martin is a past president of the Southwest Educational Research Association and a past recipient of both the President's Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence and the COEHD Service Award.
From 2000 to 2009, Dr. Martin served as associate dean in the COEHD. In 2009, she assumed university level responsibilities as associate vice provost for the QEP & Core Curriculum.
A former middle school teacher, Dr. Martin's research centers on the development of psychologically healthy learning environments and includes two foci: K-12 teachers' classroom management styles and undergraduate student retention. Dr. Martin is also active in the San Antonio community. She participated in the San Antonio Master Leadership Program (Class VI), serves on the Board of the Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas (http://cbcst.org/), and is a member of the Canary Islands Descendants Association. Dr. Martin's web page is located at utsa.edu/coreqep
K-12 Teacher Control & Classroom Management Styles
Student Retention in Higher Education
Sass, Daniel A., Seal, A. K., & Martin, N.K. (2011). Predicting Teacher Retention using Stress and Support Variables. Journal of Educational Administration 49(2), 200-215.
Martin, N.K. & Sass, D.A. (2010). Construct Validation of the Behavior and Instructional Management Scale. Teaching & Teacher Education, 26(5), 1124-1135.
Martin, N. K. & Meyer, K. (2010). Efforts to Improve Undergraduate Student Retention Rates at a Hispanic Serving Institution: Building Collaborative Relationships for the Common Good. College & University 85(3). 40-49.
Martin, N. K. & Yin, Z. (2009). Teacher Characteristics and Classroom Management Styles: Implications for Professional Development. Contemporary Issues in Educational Research 3(1), 34-41.
Martin, N.K. (2008). A plan for facilitating undergraduate student success. Journal of Academic Leadership, (6)3. http://www.academicleadership.org/
Martin, N.K. (2010, April). Defining Classroom Management: More Than Just Discipline. In N.K. Martin (Chair), Defining Classroom Management: Recurring Themes and New Conceptualizations. Invited Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.
Martin, N. K. & Sass, D.A. (2010, April). Using Factor Analysis to Establish Construct Validity of the Behavior & Instructional Management Scale. Roundtable paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.
Seal, A.K., Sass, D.A., Martin, N.K. (2010, April). Comparison of Three Competing Models on Teacher Stressors and Job Dissatisfaction and Intent to Quit. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.
Download Nancy Martin's Vita Here: VitaT&P-3-11-11.pdf