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    Dean

    Department(s)

    • Curriculum Research & Development Group
    • Dean's Office

    Degree(s)

    • 1986 EdD Educational Administration 1986M.S. State University of New York at Albany (Science Education) 1969B.S. State University of New York at Albany (Biology) 1968 University of Hawaii

    Area(s) of Interest

    • learning and teaching scienceprogram disseminationscale up and implementation multi-dimensional assessment

    Brief Biography

    Donald B. Young is Dean of the College of Education and Professor of Science Education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Prior to being named as Dean of the College of Education, Dr. Young served as Director of the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG) in the College of Education and Director of the Hawaii Educational Policy Center. Dr. Young has been curriculum developer and principal investigator or co-principal investigator on numerous grants and contracts. He has been involved for over 35 years in the research, development, dissemination, and evaluation of multiple science programs that are used in the U.S. and in several foreign countries. In addition, he has worked extensively throughout the Pacific Island entities. He has taught in undergraduate, graduate, and in-service teacher education. His research activities have been in learning and teaching science, program dissemination, scale up, and implementation and maintenance in schools, and in multi-dimensional assessment. Dr. Young holds degrees from the State University of New York–Albany and the University of Hawaii

    Contact Information

    Office Phone

    (808) 956-7703

    Office

    EH 128

    Email

    young@hawaii.edu

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    Curriculum Vitae

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    Scholarly Works

    • Philippoff, J., Young, D., Seraphin, K. (2013). An overview of what the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG) can offer Hawaii. Presented at the Exemplary State Workshop: Building Sustainable Communities by Engaging K-12 Schools in Place-Based STEM Research & Education, Honolulu, HI.    Details
    • Young, D. (2013). The process of faculty development at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. Presented at the Hakuoh University Faculty of Education, Oyama, Japan.    Details
    • Young, D. (2013). Curriculum development in grades K–12: the University Laboratory School and Curriculum Research & Development Group, College of Education, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Presented at the Hakuoh University Faculty of Education, Oyama, Japan.    Details
    • Young, D. (2013). Curriculum development in the College of Education: planning and review. Presented at the Hakuoh University Faculty of Education, Oyama, Japan.    Details
    • Young, D. (2013). Teacher preparation programs in the College of Education at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. Presented at the Hakuoh University Faculty of Education, Oyama, Japan.    Details
    • Young, D. (2012). New trends in the training of teachers of natural sciences for the school. Presented at the Science Education in the School of the Information Age, Moscow, Russia.    Details
    • Young, D. (2012). Moderator. University of Hawai‘i faculty panel: cross-sector alignment partnerships. Presented at the Aligning our Efforts: the Common Core State Standards, Smarter Balanced Assessments, and the Role of Higher Education. P20 Partnerships for Education., Honolulu, HI.    Details
    • Young, D., Oshiro, E., Slovin, H., Brandon, P., Brennan, C., Berg, K., Nguyen, T. (2012). Development and application of instructional materials selection criteria for elementary and secondary schools. Presented at the Hawaii Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI.    Details
    • Young, D. (2012). Standards streamlining project performance report addendum August 1, 2011 through May30, 2012. Place: Honolulu, HI.    Details
    • Young, D., Brown, B., Oshiro, E., Schlosser, J., Lorenzana, R., Slovin, H., Brandon, P., Zenigami, F., Nguyen, T., Pottenger, F. (2012). Designing professional development for educators v 9.3. (). Place: Hawai‘i Department of Education.    Details
    • Young, D., Brandon, P., Brennan, C., Nguyen, T., Pottenger, F. (2012). Science and engineering in early education: a conceptual framework for improving teaching and learning (translated. Presented at the International Scientific and Practical Conference Science Education in the School of the Information Age Moscow, Russia    Details
    • Tomita, M., Zorn, C., Brennan, B., Jeremiah, A., Young, D. (2012). Designing your own school-wide professional development: examples from 2011-12 ULS Technology PD. Presented at the Hawai‘i Charters Schools Association Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI.    Details
    • Young, D., Oshiro, E., Brown, B., Schlosser, J., Slovin, H., Brandon, P., Olson, M., Zenigami, F., Brennan, C., Scarlett, T., Berg, K., Nguyen, T., Pottenger, F. (2012). Instructional materials selection components and criteria. Place: Honolulu, HI.    Details
    • Young, D., Shaffer, S., Hannahs, M., Rodenhurst, R., Lipscomb, A. (2011). Young children in museums. Presented at the Western Museums Association Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI.    Details
    • Young, D., Oshiro, E., Slovin, H., Brandon, P., Brennan, C., Berg, K. (2011). Development and application of instructional materials selection criteria for elementary and secondary schools. Presented at the Pacific Circle Consortium Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.    Details
    • Young, D. (2011). Professional development: past, present, and future. (Invited presentation). Presented at the Argosy University, Honolulu, HI.    Details
    • Young, D. (2011). Designing professional development for educators. Presented at the National Geographic Workshop on Professional Development and Instructional Materials (invited presentation), Alexandria, VA.    Details
    • Young, D. (2011). Evaluation services for the kindergarten and junior kindergarten programs of the department of education. Presented at the Hawaii State Early Learning Council   Details
    • Young, D. (2011). Standards streamlining project performance report September 1, 2009–July 31, 2011. Place: Honolulu, HI.    Details
    • Young, D., Brandon, P., Berg, K., Nguyen, T. (2011). Research, design, and demonstration of a model for designing and evaluating professional development for educators. Presented at the 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.    Details
    • Berg, K., Brandon, P., Young, D., Nguyen, T. (2011). Research, development, and use of a professional development design guide for educators. Presented at the 32nd annual meeting of the Hawai‘i Educational Research Association Conference, Honolulu, HI.    Details
    • Young, D., Schlosser, J., Berg, K., Nguyen, T. (2010). How to design effective professional development. Presented at the 2010 Charter School Administrators’ Conference, Kona, HI.    Details
    • Young, D. (2010). Research and practice: lessons learned in national dissemination and implementation of science and mathematics programs. Presented at the National Training Foundation (invited presentation), Moscow, Russia.    Details
    • Young, D., Brown, B., Duncan, K., Oshiro, E., Gilbert, M., Nakamura, A., Lorenzana, R., Schlosser, J., Brandon, P., Slovin, H., Higa, T., Berg, K., Olson, M., Zenigami, F., Brennan, C., Scarlett, T., Nguyen, T., Venenciano, L., Pottenger, F. (2010). A model for designing and evaluating K–12 professional development at multiple organizational levels. Presented at the 34th Annual Pacific Circle Consortium Conference, Ashland, OR.    Details
    • Young, D. (2010). Race to the top plan a winner for new decade. Honolulu Advertiser: 01-03-10, pp B1 and 4.    Details
    • Brandon, P., Taum, A., Young, D., Pottenger, F. (2009). The Inquiry Science Implementation Scale: Development and applications. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education 7(6), 1135-1147.    Details
    • Young, D. (2009). Building upon standards-based progress. Honolulu Advertiser: 11-01-09, pp B1 and 4.    Details
    • Young, D. (2009). Education in Hawaii’s changing context. Presented at the Center for Asian-Pacific Studies Seminar Series, Honolulu, HI.    Details
    • Sorensen, C., Young, D. (2009). Education in need of strong leaders. Honolulu Advertiser: 02-01-09, pp B2 and 4.    Details
    • Berg, K., Lorenzana, R., Young, D. (2009). Hawaii Content and Performance Standards III Streamlining Project: MOA D09-021; CO-90042: Year 1 annual report. Place: Honolulu.    Details
    • Baumgartner, E., Duncan, K., Young, D. (2009). The role of the University of Hawaii Laboratory School in a National Science Foundation graduate K–12 teaching training grant. NALS Journal 31(2), 1-6.    Details
    • Young, D. (2008). Invited Respondent. Using growth models for education accountability and research. Presented at the American Educational Research Association, Organization of Institutional Affiliates Annual Fall Policy Meeting, Washington, DC.    Details
    • Brandon, P., Young, D., Taum, A., Pottenger, F. (2008). The development and validation of The Inquiry Science Observation Coding Sheet. Evaluation and Program Planning 31(3), 247-258.    Details
    • Young, D. (2008). Science teacher professional development using DLE: lessons learned from research and experience. Presented at the Russian Electronic Academic and Research Association conference, N. Novgorod, Russia.    Details
    • Shavelson, R., Yin, Y., Furtak, E., Tomita, M., Ayala, C., Brandon, P., Ruiz-Primo, M., Young, D. (2008). On the impact of curriculum- embedded formative assessment on learning. Presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Circle Consortium, Apia, Samoa.    Details
    • Chun, E., Witt, R., Mahoe, S., Hamamoto, P., Nagasako, A., Takabayashi, R., Young, D., Sorensen, C. (2008). Needed: leaders to transform education. The Honolulu Advertiser. B2-4.    Details
    • Pottenger, F., Young, D. (2008). The local environment: FAST 1, foundational approaches in science teaching. (). Place: Curriculum Research & Development Group, University of Hawai‘i.    Details
    • Young, D. (2008). Curriculum for schools of the information age. p. 113-116). Presented at the XV Conference of RELARN Moscow: Russia    Details
    • Shon, J., Harpstrite, J., Young, D. (2008). Interim report to the legislature on Senate concurrent resolution 56 S.D. 1 requesting the Hawaii Educational Policy Center to report on the retention and change in assignment of teachers within the department of education. Place: Honolulu, HI.    Details
    • Ayala, C., Yin, Y., Brandon, P., Tomita, M., Young, D., Furtak, E., Shavelson, R., Ruiz-Primo, M. (2008). From formal embedded assessments to reflective lessons: The development of formative assessment suites. Applied Measurement in Education 21(4), 315-334.    Details
    • Brandon, P., Young, D., Taum, A., Speitel, T., Pottenger, F. (2008). The complexity of measuring the quality of program implementation with observations: The case of middle-school inquiry-based science. American Journal of Evaluation 29(3), 235-250.    Details
    • Brandon, P., Yin, Y., Jones, R., Tomita, M., Young, D., Ayala, C., Furtak, E., Shavelson, R., Ruiz-Primo, M. (2008). Lessons Learned from the Process of Curriculum Developers' and Assessment Developers' Collaboration on the Development of Embedded Formative Assessments. Applied Measurement in Education 21, 390-402.    Details
    • Shavelson, R., Yin, Y., Brandon, P., Tomita, M., Young, D., Ayala, C., Furtak, E., Ruiz-Primo, M. (2008). On the impact of curriculum-embedded formative assessment on learning: A collaboration between curriculum and assessment developers. Applied Measurement in Education 21(4), 295-314.    Details
    • Yin, Y., Brandon, P., Tomita, M., Ayala, C., Young, D., Furtak, E., Shavelson, R., Ruiz-Primo, M. (2008). On the measurement and impact of formative assessment on students’ motivation, achievement, and conceptual change. Applied Measurement in Education 21(4), 335-359.    Details
    • Shavelson, R., Yin, Y., Furtak, E., Ayala, C., Tomita, M., Ruiz-Primo, M., Brandon, P., Young, D., Pottenger, F. (2008). On the role and impact of formative assessment on science inquiry teaching and learning. Assessing science learning: Perspectives from research and practice, (p. 21–36). Place: National Science Teachers Association.    Details