Professor Profiles

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Brenda J Gustafson

Professor

Education

Elementary Education

About Me

Awards

Faculty of Education Undergraduate Teaching Award (University of Alberta)

Celebrating Educational Successes in Alberta Award (Alberta Affiliate of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)


Research

Research Interests:
Science and design technology education with children; Elementary science program development; Designing computer visualizations to teach science; Nature of models

Work in Progress:
Designing and piloting computer visualizations to support elementary chemistry education; the challenges of interpreting multiple dynamic computer models of physical and chemical change; Meta-modeling knowledge


Teaching

Classes Taught

EDEL 330  Curriculum and Instruction in Elementary School Science
EDEL 433  Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Elementary Science II
EDEL 372  Environmental Studies in Elementary School
EDEL 432  Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Elementary Science I
EDES 509  Teaching Science in Elementary and Secondary Schools
EDEL 590  Issues in Elementary School Science
EDEL 590  Program Development in Elementary Science
EDEL 595  Physical Science for Elementary Teachers
EDEL 596  Instruction in Elementary School Science