Professional & Secondary Ed
Professional and Secondary
206C Recitation Hall
Publications and Professional Activities
Dr. Bolton's primary area of research is assessing attitudes toward and use of educational technology in education.
Dr. Bolton is the co-founder, with Dr. Randall Rieger, of the West Chester Statistics Institute. This organization provides research and statistics help to WCU faculty and staff as well as outside organizations.
He is also interested in studying why students struggle with mathematics.
Dr. David Bolton received his Ph.D. in research and testing from Florida State University and his M.S. in research and statistical methodology from Andrews University.
Prior to graduate school, Dr. Bolton spent six years in Germany where he graduated from Carl-Friedrich-von-Siemens Schule and Seminar Marienhoehe. (He speaks fluent German).
Before coming to West Chester University, David worked with the State of Florida as a psychometrician where he developed licensure examinations.
His area of expertise is instrumental development and research design as well as statistical analysis of casual models.
David enjoys traveling with his wife, Barbara, and his two children, Christopher and Megan.