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  • Scott Robinson

    Specialist

    Department(s)

    • Institute for Teacher Education
    • Institute for Teacher Education - M.Ed.
      in Teaching

    Degree(s)

    • 1995 Ph.D. Science Education Florida State Universeity
    • 1991 M.A. Educational Studies The Ohio State University
    • 1983 B.S. Conservation Kent State University

    Area(s) of Interest

    • Autobiography, Innovative Teaching & Learning, Diversity
    • Secondary Teacher Education
    • Supporting & Mentoring Teacher Candidates

    Brief Biography

    Taught middle and high school science in public and private schools in Ohio and served as a teacher educator in Florida and New York before joining the UH Manoa College of Education in 2006.

    Contact Information

    Office Phone

    (808) 341-0265

    Office

    Everly 225B

    Email

    scottdr@hawaii.edu

    Homepage

    No home page provided.

    Curriculum Vitae

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    Scholarly Works

      Books

    • Robinson, S. D. (2008). A contemporary autobiography of a science educator. Secaucus, NJ: Sense Publishers.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2002). Autobiostories promoting emotional insights in the teaching and learning of secondary science. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press.
    • Journal Articles

    • Robinson, S. D. (2019). Listening in a teacher education cohort. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 23(3), 54–60.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2018). Teacher candidate needs in online hybrid program. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 22(2), 17–22.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2017). Social and emotional learning in education cohort. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 21(2), 30–36.
    • Robinson, S. D., Ing, C., & Meggs, J. (2016). Peer assessment in education: Who am I interview. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 20(1), 59–65.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2014). A case study of self-affirmations in teacher education. Journal of Invitational Theory and Practice, 20, 27–36.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2014). A multicultural fairy tale for teacher educators. ERIC (Education Resources Information Center).
    • Robinson, S. D. (2012). Teacher candidate age at school entry. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 16(3), 20–25.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2010). Science cooperating teachers' views of mentoring. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 14(1), 147–152.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2009). A student teacher’s view: Learning and mentoring. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 13(1), 20–27.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2005). Field experience promotes better vision. Perspectives in Science Education, 6.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2004). High school students and the Science Olympiad. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 8(4), 248–252.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2003). Coaching a high school Science Olympiad team: Roles, rewards, & relevance for science teachers. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 7(2), 272–277.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2003). Recent reforms in precollege science education. The Science Teachers Bulletin, 67, 13–17.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2003). The ride home. Perspectives in Science Education, 9.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Hartzewski, J. (2002). Academic intervention & secondary science teaching. The Science Teachers Bulletin, 65, 10–15.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2002). Science, inquiry, and constructivism according to Dewey: Implications for science education reform. Perspectives in Science Education, 12–15.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2002). Teaching high school students with learning and emotional disabilities in inclusion science classrooms: A case study of four teachers’ beliefs and practices. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 13(1), 13–26.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2001). Best teaching for inclusion in Regents science classes. The Science Teachers Bulletin, 64, 10–13.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2001). Student stories of ideal science lessons. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 5(2), 18–24.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2001). What’s missing in New York’s standards-based science education reforms? . Perspectives in Science Education, 6–8.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2001). Thoughts on inquiry and science teaching. Perspectives in Science Education, 6–14.
    • Robinson, S. D. (1997). Rat bags and dragon ladies. ERIC (Education Resources Information Center).
    • Robinson, S. D. (1997). Classroom stories about knowledge, teaching, learning, and common ground. ERIC (Education Resources Information Center).
    • Robinson, S. D., & DiNizo, T. (1996). Magical memories and rejuvination through reflection: Stories of the development of a pre-service secondary science teacher. ERIC (Education Resources Information Center).
    • Robinson, S. D. (1996). Stories of a female learner in a high school physics classroom. ERIC (Education Resources Information Center).
    • Robinson, S. D. (1996). An interpretation of one student's cheating in a high school physics classroom. ERIC (Education Resources Information Center).
    • Duffy, D., & Robinson, S. D. (1995). Elementary particle software: Chamber Works. The Physics Teacher, 33, 408–409.
    • Robinson, S. D. (1995). A narrative of a first year science teacher. ERIC (Education Resources Information Center).
    • Robinson, S. D. (1995). Student stories in a high school physics class. ERIC (Education Resources Information Center).
    • Robinson, S. D. (1994). Ms. Dooglesmith’s practices and beliefs on teaching strategies, technology, & assessment. Dimensions in Mathematics, 14(1), 35–44.
    • Robinson, S. D. (1994). Mathematics and science learning milieus in diverse schools in Florida. ERIC (Education Resources Information Center).
    • Robinson, S. D. (1994). High school science teachers: Their practices and beliefs in reference to Florida's comprehensive plan. Florida Science Teacher, 9(2), 5–11.
    • Conference Proceedings

    • Robinson, S. D. (2007). Someone to watch over me: Mentoring student teachers. In Association for Science Teacher Education.
    • Robinson, S. D., Shaller, J., & Viggiano, E. (1995). A naturalistic inquiry of an adjunct faculty member in a community college science classroom. In Eighth Annual Conference of the Qualitative Interest Group (QUIG).
    • Presentations

    • Robinson, S. D., Tan, P., & McKown, J. (2019). A case study of teacher candidate needs in an online/hybrid program. Presented at Annual Conference for the Association of Teacher Educators, Atlanta, GA.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2019). Listening and teacher education jearning activities: An invitational education perspective. Presented at Annual Conference of the International Alliance for Invitational Education, Columbus, OH.
    • Ho, J., & Robinson, S. D. (2019). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and teacher candidates: A case study of the impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques during student teaching. Presented at Annual Conference of Hawaii Education Research Association, Honolulu, HI (Invited).
    • Robinson, S. D., & Tan, P. (2018). Enhancing teacher candidates' listening skills. Presented at Summer Conference of the Association of Teacher Educators, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    • Duhaylongsod, D., Thomas, L., & Robinson, S. D. (2018). Democratic processes in a teacher education cohort. Presented at Annual Conference for the Association of Teacher Educators, Los Vegas, NV.
    • Zuercher, D. K., Fulton, L. A., Yoshioka, J., Robinson, S. D., & Matsumoto, V. S. (2018). An ohana approach: Re-imagining education in Hawaii. Presented at Conference of the Association for Teacher Educators (ATE), Las Vegas, Nevada.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2018). Examining the relationships between motivation and Invitational Education among teacher candidates. Presented at 35th Annual Conference of the International Alliance for Invitational Education, Georgetown, KY.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2017). Social and emotional learning in a pre-service teacher education cohort. Presented at Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators, Orlando, FL.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2017). Beginning on invitational footing in teacher education. Presented at 35th Annual Conference of the International Alliance for Invitational Education, Carlsbad, NM.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2016). Classroom activities promoting social and emotional learning and an invitational stance in a teacher education cohort. Presented at Annual Conference of the International Alliance for Invitational Education, Lexington, KY.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2016). A mixed methods research design for examining social and emotional learning in a teacher education cohort. Presented at Annual Conference of the Hawaii Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI.
    • Robinson, S. D., Ing, C., & Meggs, J. (2015). The impact of peer criticism on the self-concept of pre-service teachers: The who am I interview. Presented at Annual Conference of the International Alliance for Invitational Education, Islandia, NY.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2015). Transforming semi-structured interviews on cultural diversity into a fairy tale. Presented at Annual Conference of the Hawaii Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2014). Using autobiographical stories to diminish white privilege and build constructive relationships premised on justice. Presented at Annual Conference of the White Privilege Conference, Madison, WI.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2014). Affirmation intervention in the teacher preparation classroom. Presented at Annual Conference of the Hawaii Education Research Association, Honolulu, HI.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2014). Multicultural fairy tale: The red, yellow, and blue haired women. Presented at Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Tucson, AZ.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2014). Affirmation interventions and invitational education. Presented at Annual Conference of the International Alliance for Invitational Education, Nashville, TN.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2013). Culturally relevant fairy tales for teacher educators. Presented at Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Oakland, CA.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Ogawa, M. (2012). Birthdate effect and teacher candidates. Presented at Annual Conference of the Hawaii Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI.
    • Robinson, S. D., Yoshioka, J., Garcia, J., & Cheng, A. (2012). Autobiographical writing for developing culturally responsive teachers. Presented at Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Oakland, CA.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2012). Benefits of teaching science methods courses online. Presented at Annual Conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education, Clearwater Beach, FL.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Yoshioka, J. (2011). Providing professional development for middle school teachers in a professional development school. Presented at Annual Conference of the National Association for Professional Development Schools, New Orleans, LA.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Yoshioka, J. (2011). Practical strategies for teacher educators to promote respect for diversity. Presented at Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Chicago, IL.
    • Yoshioka, J., & Robinson, S. D. (2010). Multisensory formative and summative assessments for the motivationally impaired. Presented at National Conference of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), Philadelphia, PA.
    • Blackwell, K., Herring, J., Robinson, S. D., & Furtado, Z. (2010). A model of culturally responsive teacher education program for rural areas of Hawaii. Presented at Annual Conference for the National Association for Multicultural Education, Los Vegas, NV.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Yoshioka, J. (2010). This is not Oprah's Book Club: It is a science book club for the methods classroom. Presented at Annual conference for the Association for Science Teacher Education, Sacramento, CA.
    • Brownstein, E., Kleeman, L., Wilkins, B., MacDougal, J., Harrington, K., Makkin, N., … Yoshioka, J. (2010). The good, the bad, and the ugly: Surviving NSTA/NCATE SPA process. Presented at Annual Conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education, Sacramento, CA.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Yoshioka, J. (2009). Using formative and summative assessments to enhance student learning. Presented at Workshop presented at the annual convention of the National Science Teachers Association, New Orleans, LA.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2009). Engaging science teacher candidates in formative assessment. Presented at Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education, Hartford, CT.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Clevenger, D. (2008). Using multiple assessments to drive instruction in a primary special education classroom. Presented at Annual Conference of the National Science Teachers Association, Boston, MA.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2008). A narrative inquiry of two student teachers: Impact, mentorship, & identity. Presented at Annual Conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education, St. Louis, MO.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2007). Using self-assessments to promote learning in secondary science classroms. Presented at Annual Conference of the National Science Teachers Association, St. Louis, MO.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2006). What teachers and students are saying about the Science Olympiad. Presented at Annual Conference of the National Science Teachers Association, Anaheim, CA.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2005). Science Education at SUNY Brockport. Presented at Science Educator's Conference, Rochester, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2005). Writing articles for The Science Teachers Bulletin. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2005). What teachers and students are saying about the Science Olympiad. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2004). Writing for The Science Teachers Bulletin. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Flint, J., & Robinson, S. D. (2003). Do you want your students to compete in the Science Olympiad? Presented at Sciende Educator's Conference, Rochester, New York.
    • Doran, R., Hanophy, M., Robinson, S. D., & Lesniak, K. (2003). Supervising student teachers in secondary science. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D., Patricia, M., Rogers, D., & Taylor, R. (2003). Best practices for mentoring student teachers in high school science. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Chapman, M. (2003). Teaching science through literacy and vice versa. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2003). Writing articles for The Science Teachers Bulletin. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Flint, J. (2002). Wanted: Middle & high school Science Olympiad coaches. Presented at Science Educator's Conference, Rochester, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2002). Writing an article for The Science Teachers Bulletin. Presented at Science Educator's Conference, Rochester, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Esler, D. (2002). Creating analogies that make learning fun. Presented at Annual Conference of the National Science Teachers Association, San Diego, CA.
    • Robinson, S. D., Boothby, J., Kennedy, J., & May, M. (2002). Using classroom web pages to promote student learning and inquiry. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2002). Science teacher beliefs and needs regarding coaching Science Olympiad. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2002). Calling all want-to-be authors, writers, and scribes. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2001). Science Olympiad. Presented at Science Educator's Conference, Rochester, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2001). Best practices for AIS. Presented at Science Educator's Conference, Rochester, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D., Dudley, J., Guarino, L., & Serotsky, A. (2001). Secondary science methods courses. Presented at Science Educator's Conference, Rochester, New York.
    • Serotsky, A., Guarino, L., Dudley, J., & Robinson, S. D. (2001). Secondary science methods courses: How should we prepare student teachers? Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D., Flanagan, J., Margevich, M., & Rothrock, D. (2001). Inquiry laboraties for high school learners. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2001). Academic intervention services and secondary science teaching. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2001). Emotional intelligence and secondary science education. Presented at North Eastern Area Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, Syracuse, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2001). Teaching high school students with special needs in general education science classes. Presented at Annual Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, Costa Mesa, CA.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Flint, J. (2000). Science Olympiad: Middle school and high school. Presented at Science Educator's Conference, Rochester, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Clevenger, D. (2000). Teaching special education students in secondary science classrooms. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D., Clare, D., Farkas, K., Heffron, D., & Howe, H. (2000). Inquiry in physical setting/earth science and living environment/biology. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2000). Best teaching strategies for high school students with special needs. Presented at Northeastern Area Conference of the Association of Teachers in Science.
    • Robinson, S. D., Asarese, H., Kennedy, K., LaSota, L., & Mantisi, T. (1999). Bulletin board and classroom displays in high school biology and chemistry classrooms. Presented at Annual Conference of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Ellenville, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Flint, J. (1999). Science Olympiad: Middle and high school. Presented at Science Educator's Conference, Rochester, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D. (1999). Life history as truthful fiction: Gender under construction. Presented at Reclaiming Voice II: Ethnographic ZInquiry and Qualitatie Research in a Postmoder Age, Irvine, CA.
    • Robinson, S. D. (1999). Classroom confrontation: Classroom climate in secondary science classrooms. Presented at Northeastern Area Conference of the Association of Teachers in Science, Syracuse, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Barnes, H. (1998). Journals in secondary science classrooms: Student teacher perspectives. Presented at Southern Area Convention of the National Science Teachers Association, Birmingham, AL.
    • Robinson, S. D. (1998). The Amy Williams incident: Grade seven life science and sexual reproduction. Presented at Northeastern Area Conference of the Association of Teachers in Science, Syracuse, New York.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Viola, D. (1997). Ineractive media and secondary science lessons. Presented at Conference on Instructional Technologies, Brockport, NY.
    • Robinson, S. D., Barker, B., DiRubio, S., Glather, L., McKinney, J., & Schug, J. (1997). Science demonstrations modeled by secondary science education students. Presented at Northeast Area Convention of the National Science Teachers Association, Pittsburgh, PA.
    • Clevenger, D., & Robinson, S. D. (1995). Reflections of a prospective special educator at a preschool with children of varying exceptionalities. Presented at Annual Conference of the Qualitative Research Interest Group, Athens, GA.
    • Robinson, S. D. (1994). Differences among middle school science teacher practices and beliefs based on student socio-economic status. Presented at Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Anaheim, CA.
    • Reyes, L., Gallard, A., & Robinson, S. D. (1994). Middle science school teachers gender beliefs related beliefs and the achievement of the comprehensive plan goals in Florida. Presented at Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Anaheim, CA.
    • Robinson, S. D., Clevenger, D., Reyes, L., & Abbas, A. (1994). Middle school science teachers' practices, beliefs, and needs in reference to Florida's Comprehensive Plan. Presented at Southeastern Area Conference of the Association for the Teaching of Science., Huntsville, AL.
    • Robinson, S. D., Reyes, L., & Abbas, A. (1994). Florida secondary science teachers and student practices, beliefs, and needs in reference to the comprehensive plan: Improving mathematics, science, and computer education in Florida. Presented at Annual Conference of the Southeast Evaluation Association, Tallahassee, FL.
    • Robinson, S. D. (1992). A study comparing the use of toys with common science laoratory equipment in teaching mechanics and energy principles to secondary physical science students. Presented at Annual Winter Conference of American Association of Physics Teachers, Orlando, FL.
    • Research / Evaluation Reports

    • Robinson, S. D. (2014). National recognition report in secondary education (Initial Licensure/Post Baccalaureate) to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. Honolulu, HI: College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
    • Robinson, S. D., & O'Neill, T. B. (2013). National recognition report in science education (Secondary Science program) to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. Honolulu, HI: College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
    • Robinson, S. D., & Yoshioka, J. (2009). National recognition program report in science education (Secondary Science Program) to the National Science Teachers Association. Honolulu, HI: College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
    • Yoshioka, J., & Robinson, S. D. (2008). National recognition program report in science education (Master of Education in Teaching program) to the National Science Teachers Association. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii College of Education.
    • Robinson, S. D. (2001). National recognition program report in science education (Adolescence Science Program) to the National Science Teachers Association (SUNY Brockport).