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Dr. Richard A. Huber

Professor

Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy, and Special Education

(910) 962-3561 Phone
(910) 962-3988 Fax
huberr@uncw.edu

Courses Taught

EDN-338/LIC538 The Teaching of Science (6-9)
EDN-336 The Teaching of Science (K-6)
EDN-495/595 Topic: Issues in Environmental Science
EDN-544 The Teaching of Science
EDN-548 Inquiry - The Method of Science
EVS 460/560 Using Advanced Technologies to Teach About the Environment

Professional Service

Data Visualization Tools designed and developed: 
Ocean View - an interactive website on the physical properties of oceans
River Run - an interactive website on the water quality of the Cape Fear River 
River View - an interactive website of river plume data from the Cape Fear River 
International Professor Exchange - Web site where professors with similar teaching/research positions interested in a teaching/research exchange can list and find each other.

Research Interests

Development of Internet Resources for Inquiry Teaching 
Creative Problem Solving as an Instructional Strategy in Teaching Science 
Environmental Education Evaluation and Assessment 
The Impact of Inservice Programs on Teaching and Student Achievement 

Additional Information

Selected Readings for the Above Classes: 
NOTE: Many of the articles listed below are in portable document format (.pdf). You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open them. If you do not have this reader, you may click on the Adobe icon and download it free of charge. 

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Useful Links:
NC Department of Public Instruction: Curriculum Matrix
National Science Education Standards 
In Search of Understanding:  The Case for Constructivist Classrooms

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