David J. McArthur
ORG National Science Foundation Title BIO Dave McArthur came to NSF in November 2003 for a two-year appointment as a Visiting Scientist. In the Division of Undergraduate Education Dave works primarily on the Course, Curriculum, & Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) and National Science Digital Library (NSDL) programs; in the Division of Research Evaluation and Communication, he helps manage the Research on Learning and Education (ROLE) program. Prior to his appointment at NSF, Dave was a research professor at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) where, most recently, he was part a team to establish a doctoral program in information sciences, one of the first in the history of the institution. Dave has also conducted research in information technology and educational technology at the RAND Corporation, Collegis, and UNC Wilmington. In the past several years he has worked on NSF-sponsored grants in the area of digital libraries, initiating a project that developed iLumina, a digital library of faculty-contributed resources for online and web-enhanced courses. He has also led a number of workshops and committees that are contributing to the continued growth of the NSDL. Dave received a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from the University of Michigan, and a B.A. from the University of Toronto.