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Ronald Atwood

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BIO

Ron Atwood joined the faculty in 1966. He holds a B.S. and M.A. degree from Murray State, an M.S. from New Mexico Highlands, and the Ed.D. from Florida State. His specialization is science education, elementary and middle school levels. Conceptual change and alternative conceptions are Dr. Atwood 's recent research interests. 

EXPERTISE

Science education 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Trundle, K. C., Atwood, R. K. & Christopher, J. E.(2007). A longitudinal study of conceptual change: Preservice elementary teachers' conceptions of moon phases. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 44(2), 303-326.

Trundle, K. C., Atwood, R. K. & Christopher, J. E.(2007). Fourth grade elementary students' conceptions of standards-based lunar concepts. International Journal of Science Education, 29(5), 595-616.

Trundle, K. C., Atwood, R. K. & Christopher, J. E. (2006). Preservice elementary teachers' knowledge of observable moon phases and patterns of change in phases. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 17(2), 87-101.