Ralph Putnam

  • Faculty & Postdocs

Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE)

511 Erickson, (517) 353-9285


Ralph Putnam is an associate professor of educational psychology whose research focuses on the cognitively oriented study of classroom teaching and learning and role of technology in learning. His recent research has examined the teaching and learning of mathematics in elementary school classrooms, especially the knowledge and beliefs of teachers as they teach mathematics for understanding and the different ways that students learn about mathematics from various kinds of instruction.