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Andrea Burrows

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  • Higher Ed: Education 

BIO

Dr. Andrea Burrows is an assistant professor in Secondary Science Education at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY. She has worked extensively with STEM pedagogy and partnerships since 1992, and since 2006 has been conducting research in those fields. She taught science in middle and high schools for 12 years in Florida and Virginia. She has authored peer-reviewed articles, presented at national/international conferences, taught undergraduate/graduate courses, and conducted professional development workshops nationally/internationally. She has recently received funding for STEM education grants from Wyoming's Department of Education and the National Science Foundation. 

EXPERTISE

Teacher/Scientist Partnerships
STEM Integration
Engineering Education 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Burrows, A., Breiner, J., Keiner, J., & Behm, C. (2014). Biodiesel and integrated STEM: Vertical alignment of high school biology/biochemistry and chemistry. The Journal of Chemical Education. Published to the web on Aug. 6, 2014, DOI: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ed500029t.>Burrows, A., Wickizer, G., Borowczak, M., & Meyer, H. (2013). Enhancing pedagogy with context and partnerships: Science in hand. Problems in Education in the 21st Century: Science, Technology, Society and Environment Education, 54, 7-13.

Burrows, A., Herfat, S., Truesdell, P., & Miller, M. (2013). More than tolerance for engineering lessons. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 72(7), 13-18.

Burrows, A., Borowczak, M., Slater, T., & Haynes, C. (2012). Teaching computer science & engineering through robotics: Science & art form. Problems of Education in the 21st Century: Education in a Changing Society, 47, 6-15.

Burrows, A., Thomas, J., Woods, A., Suess, B., & Dole, D. (2012). Riding the wave: Student researcher reflection on the action research process. Educational Action Research, 20(2), 291-312.