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  • Donald B. Young

    Dean

    Department(s)

    • 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

    Homepage

    No home page provided.

    Curriculum Vitae

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    Scholarly Works

      Books

    • Young, D. B., Brown, B., Oshiro, E., Schlosser, J., Lorenzana, R., Slovin, H., Brandon, P. R., Zenigami, F. K., Nguyen, T. T., & Pottenger, F. M. (2012). Designing professional development for educators v 9.3. Honolulu, HI: Hawai‘i Department of Education.   Publication Details
    • Pottenger, F. M., & Young, D. B. (2008). The local environment: FAST 1, foundational approaches in science teaching, (Third ed.). Honolulu, HI: Curriculum Research & Development Group, University of Hawai‘i.   Publication Details
    • Book Chapters

    • Shavelson, R., Yin, Y., Furtak, E., Ayala, C., Tomita, M., Ruiz-Primo, M., Brandon, P. R., Young, D. B., & Pottenger, F. M. (2008). On the role and impact of formative assessment on science inquiry teaching and learning. In J. Coffey & C. Stearns (Ed.), Assessing science learning: Perspectives from research and practice, (pp. 21–36). Arlington, VA: National Science Teachers Association.   Publication Details
    • Journal Articles

    • Brandon, P. R., Taum, A. K., Young, D. B., & Pottenger, F. M. (2009). The Inquiry Science Implementation Scale: Development and applications. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 7(6), 1135-1147.   Publication Details
    • Baumgartner, E., Duncan, K., & Young, D. B. (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.   Publication Details
    • Brandon, P. R., Young, D. B., Taum, A. K. H., & Pottenger, F. M. (2008). The development and validation of The Inquiry Science Observation Coding Sheet. Evaluation and Program Planning, 31(3), 247-258.   Publication Details
    • Ayala, C. C., Yin, Y., Brandon, P. R., Tomita, M. K., Young, D. B., Furtak, E. M., Shavelson, R. J., & Ruiz-Primo, M. A. (2008). From formal embedded assessments to reflective lessons: The development of formative assessment suites. Applied Measurement in Education, 21(4), 315-334.   Publication Details
    • Brandon, P. R., Young, D. B., Taum, A. K. H., Speitel, T. W., & Pottenger, F. M. (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.   Publication Details
    • Brandon, P. R., Yin, Y., Jones, R., Tomita, M. K., Young, D. B., Ayala, C. C., Furtak, E. M., Shavelson, R. J., & Ruiz-Primo, M. A. (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.   Publication Details
    • Shavelson, R. J., Yin, Y., Brandon, P. R., Tomita, M. K., Young, D. B., Ayala, C. C., Furtak, E. M., & Ruiz-Primo, M. A. (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.   Publication Details
    • Yin, Y., Brandon, P. R., Tomita, M. K., Ayala, C. C., Young, D. B., Furtak, E. M., Shavelson, R. J., & Ruiz-Primo, M. A. (2008). On the measurement and impact of formative assessment on students’ motivation, achievement, and conceptual change. Applied Measurement in Education, 21(4), 335-359.   Publication Details
    • Conference Proceedings

    • Young, D. B., Brandon, P. R., Brennan, C. A., Nguyen, T. T., & Pottenger, F. M. (2012, Jan). Science and engineering in early education: a conceptual framework for improving teaching and learning (translated. Proceedings of the International Scientific and Practical Conference Science Education in the School of the Information Age.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2008, Jan). Curriculum for schools of the information age. Proceedings of the XV Conference of RELARN (pp. 113-116).   Publication Details
    • Presentations

    • Philippoff, J., Young, D. B., & Seraphin, K. D. (2013, Jul). 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.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2013, May). The process of faculty development at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. Presented at the Hakuoh University Faculty of Education, Oyama, Japan.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2013, May). 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.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2013, May). Curriculum development in the College of Education: planning and review. Presented at the Hakuoh University Faculty of Education, Oyama, Japan.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2013, May). 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.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2012, Oct). 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.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2012, Sep). 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.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B., Oshiro, E., Slovin, H., Brandon, P. R., Brennan, C. A., Berg, K. F., & Nguyen, T. T. (2012, Feb). Development and application of instructional materials selection criteria for elementary and secondary schools. Presented at the Hawaii Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Tomita, M. K., Zorn, C., Brennan, B., Jeremiah, A. K., & Young, D. B. (2012, Jan). 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.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B., Shaffer, S., Hannahs, M., Rodenhurst, R., & Lipscomb, A. L. (2011, Sep). Young children in museums. Presented at the Western Museums Association Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B., Oshiro, E., Slovin, H., Brandon, P. R., Brennan, C. A., & Berg, K. F. (2011, Aug). Development and application of instructional materials selection criteria for elementary and secondary schools. Presented at the Pacific Circle Consortium Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2011, Jul). Professional development: past, present, and future. (Invited presentation). Presented at the Argosy University, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2011, Jun). Designing professional development for educators. Presented at the National Geographic Workshop on Professional Development and Instructional Materials (invited presentation), Alexandria, VA.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2011, Apr). Evaluation services for the kindergarten and junior kindergarten programs of the department of education. Presented at the Hawaii State Early Learning Council.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B., Brandon, P. R., Berg, K. F., & Nguyen, T. T. (2011, Jan). 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.   Publication Details
    • Berg, K. F., Brandon, P. R., Young, D. B., & Nguyen, T. T. (2011, Jan). 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.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B., Schlosser, J., Berg, K. F., & Nguyen, T. T. (2010, Dec). How to design effective professional development. Presented at the 2010 Charter School Administrators’ Conference, Kona, HI.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2010, Jun). 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.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B., Brown, B., Duncan, K., Oshiro, E., Gilbert, M., Nakamura, A., Lorenzana, R., Schlosser, J., Brandon, P. R., Slovin, H., Higa, T. A., Berg, K. F., Olson, M., Zenigami, F. K., Brennan, C. A., Scarlett, T., Nguyen, T. T., Venenciano, L. C., & Pottenger, F. M. (2010, May). 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.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2009, May). Education in Hawaii’s changing context. Presented at the Center for Asian-Pacific Studies Seminar Series, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2008, Sep). 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.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2008, Jun). 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.   Publication Details
    • Shavelson, R., Yin, Y., Furtak, E. M., Tomita, M., Ayala, C. C., Brandon, P. R., Ruiz-Primo, M. A., & Young, D. B. (2008, Jun). On the impact of curriculum- embedded formative assessment on learning. Presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Circle Consortium, Apia, Samoa.   Publication Details
    • Multimedia Contributions

    • Young, D. B. (2010). Race to the top plan a winner for new decade. Honolulu Advertiser: 01-03-10, pp B1 and 4.    Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2009). Building upon standards-based progress. Honolulu Advertiser: 11-01-09, pp B1 and 4.    Publication Details
    • Sorensen, C., & Young, D. B. (2009). Education in need of strong leaders. Honolulu Advertiser: 02-01-09, pp B2 and 4.    Publication Details
    • Chun, E., Witt, R., Mahoe, S., Hamamoto, P., Nagasako, A., Takabayashi, R., Young, D. B., & Sorensen, C. K. (2008). Needed: leaders to transform education. The Honolulu Advertiser. B2-4.    Publication Details
    • Research / Evaluation Reports

    • Young, D. B. (2012). Standards streamlining project performance report addendum August 1, 2011 through May30, 2012. Honolulu, HI: Curriculum Research & Development Group, University of Hawaii.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B., Oshiro, E., Brown, B., Schlosser, J., Slovin, H., Brandon, P. R., Olson, M., Zenigami, F. K., Brennan, C. A., Scarlett, T., Berg, K. F., Nguyen, T. T., & Pottenger, F. M. (2012). Instructional materials selection components and criteria. Honolulu, HI: Hawai‘i Department of Education.   Publication Details
    • Young, D. B. (2011). Standards streamlining project performance report September 1, 2009–July 31, 2011. Honolulu, HI: Curriculum Research & Development Group, University of Hawai‘i.   Publication Details
    • Berg, K. F., Lorenzana, R., & Young, D. B. (2009). Hawaii Content and Performance Standards III Streamlining Project: MOA D09-021; CO-90042: Year 1 annual report. Honolulu: UHM - COE - Curriculum Research & Development Group.   Publication Details
    • Shon, J., Harpstrite, J., & Young, D. B. (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. Honolulu, HI: Hawaii Educational Policy Center.   Publication Details