Thomas Andre

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Professor Emeritus
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About Me (Bio): 
I am an educational psychologist whose work has focused on productive learning or deep learning that facilitates transfer. For the last 20 years, my work has focused on science learning with particular emphases on promoting conceptual change and conceptual understanding and the application of technology to promote these learning outcomes.
University of Cincinnati (UC)
08/15/2010

Twelve fifth and sixth grade science teacher specialists and their students in a high needs district in Ohio are engaged in a design-based research project within a three-year professional development effort with faculty in several departments at the University of Cincinnati to study how the engineering design process can be used effectively as a pedagogical strategy in science instruction to improve student interest, learning and skill development.