Department of Teacher Education

Dr. Edward Robeck

Dr. Edward Robeck is a Professor of Science Education at Salisbury University. He holds a B.S. in Natural Sciences Education and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.  Dr. Robeck was a middle school teacher in Nebraska before working in educational publishing and electronic media development on several national-level projects.

He then earned his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, where he was a research assistant for the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). His areas of concentration are the social context of science education, inquiry-based curriculum, public understanding of the nature of science and the use of technology in science instruction.

Currently he teaches elementary/middle school science methods courses, as well as graduate courses in research and trends in science education. He also provides regular and ongoing in-service professional development to teachers regionally and nationally. His current research interests are in the international context of science education and the use of Internet-based resource in science instruction. He also consults with corporations and non-profit agencies interested in promoting reform-based science education opportunities and materials for children and teachers.



Office:
Teacher Education Technology Center (TE) 281E
Office Phone: 410 543-6292
E-mail: ecrobeck@salisbury.edu