Interview – Dr. Samson Nashon

Dr. Samson Nashon, David F. Robitaille Professor in Mathematics & Science Education

“By trying often, the monkey learns to jump from the tree!
Where there are experts there will be no lack of learners!
Traveling is learning!”
(African Proverbs)

Research Interests:
Dr. Nashon’s research is characterized by: 1) Understanding the nature of science curriculum and instruction and development of theoretical models to improve the practice of science teaching: proposed two theoretical models: “Working with Analogies” (WWA) and “School Physics Instructional Model” (SPIM); 2) Understanding the science learner: Investigates learner conceptions in science; 3) Understanding the deep meta–level mechanisms of science learning: Investigates higher–order learning mechanisms.

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