Bill Cobern (
Fri, 18 Dec 1998 10:50:24 -0500


The Department of Science Studies at Western Michigan
University has assistantships & associateships available for
students interested seeking a graduate degree in Science
Education. The department offers MA and Ph.D. degrees in
Science Education and is active in developing and teaching
science courses for students in education. The faculty
combine expertise in the science disciplines, cognitive
science, and the history and philosophy of science to inform
research regarding the teaching and learning of the science
disciplines. Interested applicants should have an
undergraduate degree in either life, earth or physical
science, as well as teacher certification. Western Michigan
University, a Carnegie Classification Doctoral I Institution,
has an affirmative action program which encourages
applications from underrepresented groups. Please contact Dr.
Larry Oppliger (, Chair, Department
of Science Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo,
MI 49008-5033 for pertinent application materials. Program
admission is done once a year beginning February 15.

William W. Cobern, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Science Education

Department of Teaching, Learning & Leadership
Western Michigan University
2112 Sangren Hall
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5192

Voice: +616.387.2255 FAX:   +616.387.2882

Research Web
   (Scientific Literacy and Cultural Studies Project)

"Not all that we know is science, lest there be no possibility of science"  
Langdon Gilkey