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Sandra West, Ph.D.

Sandra West, Ph.D

Sandra West, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Ph.D., 1990, Texas A&M University
M.S., 1971, University of Houston
B.S., 1963, University of Houston



Science Processes and Research (BIO 4408/5408)
Nature Study (BIO 4305/5305)
Supervision of Secondary Science Teachers (ED 4381 and 4681)
General Science (GS 3320)
Topics in Science Education (BIO 5319)
Seminar in Science Education (BIO 5110)

Research Interests

Science Education, Lab Safety

Selected Publications

Singh, M. & S. West, 2015. Entry-Level Biology Courses for Majors and Non-Majors: Performance and Assessment. American Journal of Educational Research, 3, 581-587.

Singh, M. & S. West. 2014. Ecosystem Health and Environmental Education in South Asia. Journal of Environmental Pollution and Human Health, 2, 34-43.

Singh, M. & S. West. 2014. Students Enrolled in Biology Majors Pre-Requisite Courses: Effect of High School Academic Performance. American Journal of Educational Research, 2, 183-188.

Westerlund, J., Radcliff, R., Smith, D., Lemke, M., & West, S. 2011. Profiles of U.S. science teacher candidates: Safeguards amidst the gather storm. International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 6, 213-227.

West, S. & Browning, S. 2011. Mixed Up: Confusing Language for Science and Math Teachers and Students. The Texas Science Teacher, 40, 6-13.

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