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David S. Fleming

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

Office: 115 Tillman Hall
Phone: 864-656-1881
Vita: Click Here

Educational Background

Ph.D. Physical Education: Curriculum and Instruction
University of South Carolina

M.Ed. Health and Exercise Science
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina

B.S. Health and Physical Education
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina


Dr. David S. Fleming is an Associate Professor and directs the Office of Graduate Programs for the Eugene T. Moore School of Education. Programs include the Masters, Educational Specialist, and Doctor of Philosophy graduate programs in Teacher Education, Educational Leadership, Counselor Education, and Human and Organizational Development.

His responsibilities include oversight and coordination of recruitment, admissions, planning and development, program maintenance, and support of graduate students. In addition, he participates in the administration of program activities, maintains active communications with graduate students and faculty, establishes positive public relations, and demonstrates a commitment to diversity.

Courses Taught

ED 1900 - Leadership, Citizenship, and Community Service
EDF 3020 - Educational Psychology
EDF 8770 - Experimental and Non-Experimental Research Methods in Education
ED 9010 - Doctoral Seminar

Research Interests

Dr. Fleming's research and service has culminated in the primary or co-authorship of over 120 articles and technical reports and over 100 state, national, and international presentations in the areas of teaching/learning processes in physical education/activity, program evaluation, and out-of-school time education programming.

Dr. Fleming has been the principal investigator for over $3.7 million in grants and contracts. Currently, he is the Principal Investigator for GoalPOST (Goal-Oriented Performance in Out of School Time), a partnership between Clemson University and Anderson School Districts #1 and #4. The focus of the project is measuring the development of achievement goal orientations and academic achievement through an out of school time education program designed to foster a mastery learning environment. The project is funded by the USDOE.