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Dr. David Schuster

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Location2221Everett Tower
Phone (269)-387-4938
Dept. Fax269-387-4939

Teaching

Current/Future Courses
YearSemesterCourse #
2014-15Fall
Past Courses
YearSemesterCourse #
2013-14Fall
2009-10Spring
2008-9Spring
Fall
2007-8Spring
Fall
2006-7Spring
Fall
2005-6Spring
Fall
2004-5Spring
2003-4Summer I
Spring
Fall

Biographical Information

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Associate Professor of Physics and Science Education
B.Sc. (Hons) University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
M.S. University of Wisconsin - Madison
Ph.D. University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

David Schuster has a joint appointment in the Physics Department and the Mallinson Institute for Science Education. His specialization is physics education, while his original field was nuclear physics. Particular interests include cognition in science, conceptual understanding, problem-solving, assessment, teaching and learning in science, educational design, curriculum development, epistemology and inquiry. He teaches graduate courses in science education and is developing and teaching inquiry-based undergraduate physics for prospective teachers. Prior to joining WMU he was in the physics department at the University of Natal, Durban, South Africa, and was also National Moderator for all provincial matriculation examinations in physics. In recent years he was also Chief Examiner for physics for the International Baccalaureate.


Contact details for the Mallinson Institute for Science Education:
Office: 3147 Wood Hall
Tel: (269) 387-5844
Fax: (269) 387-4998

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