Tracy Huziak-Clark

Tracy Huziak-Clark, Ph.D.

  • Position: Assistant Dean of Educator Preparation & Partnerships/Interim Director/ Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-7363
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  • Address: 529 E Education

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Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Science Education, 2003

M.Ed., Bowling Green State Univeristy, Curriculum and Instruction, 1996

B.S., Bowling Green State University, Science Education, 1994

My research agenda has focused on improving teacher content knowledge and pedagogy to improve student learning. Specifically, my focus has been in increasing content knowledge in physical science at the elementary and high school levels.

Dr. Huziak-Clark has been a School of Teaching and Learning faculty member since 2003.

Undergraduate Courses:

  • Science Methods for Early Childhood
  • Science Methods for Middle Childhood
  • Methods in Secondary Education
  • Advanced Seminar in Science Teaching

Graduate Courses:

  • Qualitative Approaches to Classroom Inquiry
  • Curriculum Design
  • Master’s Project in Curriculum and Teaching
  • Master’s Thesis Seminar
  • Evolution and the Nature of Science
  • Teaching Fundamental Principles in Earth Science
  • Physics for In-service Teachers

Huziak-Clark,  van Staden, M., & Bullerjahn, A. (2013) The impact of the SETGO (Science, Engineering, and Technology Gateway of Ohio) program mentoring on student attitude changes and retention.  Accepted with minor revisions to American International Journal of Social Science.

Huziak-Clark, T., Sondergeld, T., Naggs, K., van Staden, M. (2014, April). The positive impact of the SETGO program on confidence and attitudes of STEM majors. Paper to be presented at the National Association for the Research of Science Teaching, Pittsburgh, PA.

Huziak-Clark, T., van Staden, M., & Bullerjahn, A., (2013, April). The Influence of Context on Successful Summer Research Experiences in the SETGO Program. Paper presented at the National Association for the Research of Science Teaching, Puerto Rico.

Member: NARST Outstanding Thesis Award Committee (2014-2017)

Member: Next Generation Science Standards Committee Reviewer Ohio (2011-Present)

Member: STEM/TAC - State of Ohio Committee for Science Standards (2009-Present)

Member: NARST Outstanding Paper Award (2005-2008)

Enjoy downhill skiing, swimming, and playing with my two boys!

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