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Janet Carlson

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Janet Carlson
Academic Title 
Associate Professor (Research)
Other Titles 

CSET Faculty Director

Contact Information
Program Affiliations 
CTE
CTE: Science Education
CTE: Teacher Education

My research has included studying the impact of educative curriculum materials and transformative professional development on science teaching and learning.  With my move to CSET in 2013, my focus has grown to include the lens of understanding what it means to have support teachers to develop and refine core practices and how to link that to improved student learning where every student has an opportunity to learn in ways that addresses issues of institutionalized inequities. I have also sustained a research agenda examining the nature of Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) and its relationship to other professional knowledge bases for effective teacher.

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