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Awards and Honors 
  • US Fulbright Award to United Arab Emirates University. 2007-2008.
  • College of Education’s Research Award 2007.
  • Phi Delta Kappa Service Award. Northeast Ohio Chapters. 2006.
  • President’s Learning Service Award. Central Missouri State University. 2001.
  • Dean’s Outreach Award. Central Missouri State University. 2001.
  • Community Awareness Award. Central Missouri State University. Missouri. 1989.
  • Dean’s Service Award. School of Education. Jackson State University. Jackson, Mississippi. 1997.
  • Kappa Alpha Pi Award. Jackson, Mississippi. 1997.
  • Professional Development Research Award. Graduate Students Organization. University of
  • Massachusetts Lowell. Lowell, Massachusetts. 1995.
Memberships
  • The European Science Education Research Association (ESERA) (2009-Present)
  • National Association for Research in Science Teaching (USA_NARST) (1995-Present)
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). (2000-2008)
  • Pi Delta Kappa. Akron, Ohio (PDK) (2000-2008-University of Akron’s Liaison)
  • American Evaluation Association (AEA). (2004-2008)
  • Eastern Educational Research Association (EERA). (2005-2008)
  •  Science Teachers of Missouri (STOM-NSTA Chapter) (1999-2002)
  •  The American Educational Research Association (AERA) (1999-2008)
  • Missouri Academy of Science (MAS), Missouri, (1999-2002) Chaired the Science Education
  • Section (2 years)
Previous Positions Held
  • Aug. 13, 2008- Senior Lecturer of Science Education – British University in Dubai, Dubai, UAE, College of Education. Primary responsibilities include teaching science education modules, develop science education modules in the EdD, MEd, Post Graduate Diploma in Education programs, supervise student teachers, participate in college and university committees, provide outreach services to community, and conduct research and scholarly work.
  • 2007-2008 Associate Professor (Fulbright Scholar) – United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, Department of Curriculum & Instruction. Primary responsibilities included fulfilling a Fulbright Scholar Exchange award to teach capstone science education and curriculum classes, conduct research, write grant proposals, and provide services.
  • April 2006 Tenured Associate Professor – Granted tenure and promoted to an associate professor of science education while working at the University of Akron, Ohio, USA.
  • 2002- 2007 Associate Professor of Science Education – University of Akron, Department of Curricular & Instructional Studies, Akron, Ohio. Primary responsibilities include: Teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, coordinating secondary science education programs, advising students, conducting research, writing grant proposals, providing service to department, college, university and community. Courses that he taught are : Teaching Science to Young Learners, K-3 (Undergraduate), Instructional Techniques in Science, 7-12 (Undergraduate), Advanced Instructional Techniques in Science (Graduate), Nature, History, & Philosophy of Science (Graduate/Undergraduate), Instructional Resources (Undergraduate), Teaching Science at the Middle School Level
  • 1998- 2002 Assistant Professor of Science Education – Central Missouri State University, Department of Curriculum and Instruction,Warrensburg, Missouri. Primary responsibilities included teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, conduct research in science and mathematics education, advising
    students, and providing university and community service. Some of the courses he taught : Introduction to Biology, Elementary Science Strategy for Teachers, K-6, Problems and Issues in Science
  • 1996– 1998 Assistant Professor – Jackson State University, Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Jackson, Mississippi. Primary responsibilities included teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, conduct research in science and mathematics education, advising students, and providing university and community service. Some of the courses he taught : Introduction to Education, Issues and Problems in Science, Current Trends in Elementary Mathematics, Global Education
  • 1992– 1995 Teaching and Research Assistant – University of Massachusetts Lowell, College of Education. Primary responsibilities included assisting I teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, developing the Science and Mathematics Education Program Guidelines, and coding and analyzing data by the use of SPSS. Assisted in teaching the following courses : Research Methods in Education, Human Development
  • 1987– 1989 Chairperson of Science Department – Tahnoon High School, Khartoum, Sudan. Department. Departmental duties included teaching Biology and Mathematics, serving as a liaison between teachers and administration, organizing meetings and class schedules, and monitoring national high school examinations.
  • 1983– 1987 Assistant Principal and Science Teacher – Dar El-Naeem High School, Khartoum, Sudan. Administrative duties include addressing faculty concerns and problems, organizing class schedules, and supervising students sport activities. In addition to teaching Biology and Chemistry to all levels

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