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Jacob Burgoon



  • Higher Ed: Education, Researcher, Evaluator 


Coordinates data collection and analysis for research and internal project evaluation, coordinates the research efforts of all of the individuals involved with research in this project, and serves as the primary communication conduit with the external evaluators. 


Project evaluation
Instrument development
Alternative conceptions in science 


Burgoon, J.N. & Duran, E. (2012). Investigating elementary teachers' conceptions of animal classification. School Science and Mathematics, 112(7), 410-419..
Burgoon, J. N., Heddle, M. L., & Duran, E. (2011). Re-examining the similarities between teacher and student conceptions about physical science. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 22(2), 101-114.
Bucher, A., Burgoon, J.N. & Duran, E. (2010). Exploring elementary and middle school in-service teachers' knowledge of animal classification: A comparison of student and teacher misconceptions. The National Social Science Journal, 35(1), 31-37.
Burgoon, J. & Duran, E. (2009). A teacher's guide to facilitating conceptual change. The Science Education Review, 8(3), 87-90.
Duran, E. & Burgoon, J.N. (2009). The assessment of science content knowledge of elementary and middle school teachers in a professional development program entitled NWO-TEAMS. The National Social Science Journal, 32(2), 84-98.