BIOGRAPHY of DR. TROOST
Cornelius J. Troost was a professor of science education at UCLA and chair of graduate studies at Brock University in Ontario, Canada. While at Brock Dr. Troost created an MA degree program in environmental education. He also worked on critical thinking tests for the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Troost is the author of 10 books and numerous articles in professional journals. In addition, he gave four major talks to the faculty and graduate students at Harvard’s GSE. These talks were judged exceptional by senior faculty.
For years Dr. Troost gave talks on evolution in education and appeared on a variety of TV shows to discuss creationism and biology teaching. In Florida he has taught biology, physics, and chemistry as well as graduate level psychology courses. His students in Odyssey of the Mind competitions won numerous medals.
He is married and has four children and six grandchildren.
CURRICULUM VITAE of DR. TROOST
BS- University of Maine 1956 (biology)
MA- Seton Hall U. 1962 (Ed. Psych.)
Ph.D. Indiana U. 1966 (Sci. Educ.)
Board of Consultants-Alpha Film Corp. Chicago
Consultant for Science-Beverly Hills School District, CA
Science Consultant- Doubleday Multimedia, Santa Ana, CA
23 Journal Articles
Text called Patterns of Life,
American Book Co., NYC, 1972
Text called Environmental Education: A Resource Guide
John Wiley, NYC,
Radical School Reform: Critique and Alternatives
Little Brown&Co., 1973
MAPS Gr. 7&8
Teaching Children Sci. Enquiry
Scott, Foresman, 1980
1982 Rousseau, Relativism, and Values
1985 Technology, Values, and Teaching
1987 The Limits of Science
1988 Moral Values as Educational Goals
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