Professional

Qualifications

University of Georgia 1978-1980 Science Education Ed. D.

Western Australian Institute of Technology (now Curtin University of Technology) 1966-1970 B. App. Sc. (Physics); 1972-1974 Grad Dip (Physics); 1975-1977 M. App. Sc. (Physics); 1972-1974 (Grad Dip Admin Educational Administration)

Murdoch University 1976-1977 B.Ed. (Educational Measurement)

Graylands Teachers College (now Edith Cowan University) 1962-1963 T.C 4 (Primary Education Teachers Certificate)

Western Australian Education Department 1974 (The Teachers Higher Certificate)

University of Pennsylvania 1997 (Honorary Master of Arts)

FAAAS (Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science), 1999– present.

FAERA (Fellow of the American Educational Research Association), 2009-present

Academic Appointments 

The Graduate Center, City University of New York 2003-present Presidential Professor, Program in Urban Education 

University of Pennsylvania 1997-2003 Graduate School of Education, Professor

Florida State University 1987-1997 Professor

Western Australian Institute of Technology 1984-1986 Senior Lecturer

Western Australian College of Advanced Education 1974-1983 Lecturer

Distinguished Appointments

Visiting Professor, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. August 1985 - September 1986.

Visiting Professor, Queensland University of Technology, Australia. July - August, 1993.

Visiting Fellow, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, November - December, 1993.

Visiting Professor, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia. January - April, 1994.

Visiting Research Fellow, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. May-June, 1995.

Visiting Scholar, CIRADE, Université du Québec ą Montréal, Montreal, Canada. April-May, 1996.

Lansdowne Professor, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada.  February, 1999.

Visiting Scholar, National Institute of Education, Nanyang University, Singapore, May-June, 2004.

Visiting Professor, Departament de Didąctica de la Matemątica i de les Cičncies Experimentals, Universitat Autņnoma de Barcelona, Spain, May-June, 2008.

Honorary Adjunct Professor, Curtin University, Australia, 1998-2014. 

Honorary Adjunct Professor, University of Kentucky, 2010 “Myrle E. and Verle D. Nietzel Visiting Distinguished Faculty.”

Visiting Professor, Departament de Didąctica de la Matemątica i de les Cičncies Experimentals, Universitat Autņnoma de Barcelona, Spain, May-June, 2010.

Visiting Scholar, National Institute of Education, Nanyang University, Singapore, September, 2016.

Honorary Adjunct Professor, Murdoch University, 2016-2018.

Professional Organizations

I am a member of professional associations involved in: educational research; science teaching; science teacher education; and mindfulness.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Educational Research Association

National Association for Research in Science Teaching

The Association for Science Teacher Education 

American Mindfulness Research Association

© Kenneth Tobin 2015