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Ron Hughes

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Primary Discipline: Education / TeacherEd / Teaching Methods / Science
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Apr 15, 2014
Member Since: Jul 25, 2005

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California State University, Bakersfield (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, CA, United States) - Primary Affiliation

Contact Information

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Address: Mail Stop: 62 SCI
9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield , CA 93311-1022

Skills and Interests

Interest regarding how Science and Engineering information and processes are translated for use in K-12 and college instruction and learning.

Education History

PhD Curriculum and Instruction (12/1991)
Kansas State University


Coordinator, Curriculum and Instruction MA (Regional) Program (04/2014 - Current) Extended University, CSU, Bakersfield
Instructor, Biology (04/2012 - Current) STEM Affinity Group, CSU, Bakersfield
Faculty Coordinator (09/2004 - 12/2008) CSU-NASA Education Collaborative
Director/Interim Director Elementary Education (11/2006 - 12/2008) CSU Bakersfield


CSU Noyce Scholars Program
Faculty 09/2007 - Current
CSUB NASA Collaborative
Faculty 06/2007 - 03/2008

Honors and Awards

Faculty Honors Award: Grants (06/2004)
Selected by the Faculty of the School of Education, CSUB
Outstanding Teacher of the Year (10/2002)
Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. Selected by the Kern Science Educators Association

Teaching Experience

EDEL 438 C&I Science Methods (Winter Current)
CSU Bakersfield - Methods
The methodology of teaching science in a K12 multiple subject setting.
EDEL 421 Foundations of American Education (Winter Current)
CSU Bakersfield - Education Foundations
The history and philosophy of education in America
EDCI 530 Curriculum Theory and Development (Winter 2008)
CSU Bakersfield - Curriculum and Instruction
Graduate course in the theory and development of curriculum.


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