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Scott McDonald

  • Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor
  • Penn State LarsonTransportation Institute
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Recent publications

  • Impact of Middle School Students' Spatial Skills on Plate Tectonics Learning with Computer Visualizations

    • Epler-Ruth C
  • Assessing Student Progress Along a Solar System Leanring Progression

    • Rubin K
    • Plummer J
    • Palma C
    • et al.

Professional experience

Associate Professor

The Pennsylvania State

August 2004 - Present


Ph.D. Learning Technologies

The University of Michigan

August 1998 - May 2004(6 years)

M.S., Science Education

The University of Michigan

September 1998 - May 2001(3 years)

M.A. Teaching

The University of Michigan

June 1991 - July 1992(a year)

B.S. Physics

The Colorado College

September 1985 - May 1989(4 years)


Dr. Scott McDonald is an Assistant Professor of Science Education at The Pennsylvania State University. He is also the Director of the Innovation Studio in the PSU College of Education, an initiative to develop digital pedagogies in higher education. He received his Ph.D. in Learning Technologies from the University of Michigan. His research focuses on multi-channel technology-supported discourse in face-to-face classrooms. He also researches the development of professional pedagogical vision in preservice science teachers through digital video analysis.

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