David Stricker

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David Stricker

Ph.D.
School of Education

Office: 224C Communication Technologies
Phone: 715/232-2757
Email: strickerd@uwstout.edu

Education

Ph.D., Education, June, 2008 - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, St. Paul, MN

M.Ed., Education, August, 2001 - Concentration in Business and Industry Education

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, St. Paul, MN

B.A., Criminology, February, 1995 - University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN

Research Interests

Creativity, problem solving, and student learning as they are related to technology education, design, and engineering in education.

Courses Taught

Research Foundations-Online, Accelerated, Hybrid
Adult Education-Online
Issues in Technology Education-Online
History and Philosophy of Technology Education-Online
Curriculum, Methods and Assessment-Online, Face-to-Face
Lab/Class Management for Technology Education-Face-to-Face
Pre-Clinical Field Experience in Tech and Science Education-Online, Hybrid
Student Teaching in Technology Education-Online
Introduction to Technology and Science Education-Face-to-Face

Professional Objective

Serve the dynamic educational needs of students and society by providing leadership through research, scholarly publications, teacher education, and curriculum development and assessment.

Summary Statement of Assignment

Assistant Professor and program director of both the Bachelor of Science in Technology and Science Education Program and Bachelor of Science in Technology Education Program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.  Primary teaching assignment includes and Technology and Science Education teacher preparation courses including Curriculum, Methods, and Assessment, Pre-clinical Field Experience in Technology and Science Education, History and Philosophy of Technology Education, Student Teaching in Technology Education.

Professional Experience

1.    Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout; School of Education, Menomonie, Wisconsin, 2007-Present.

2.    Bachelor of Science in Technology and Science Education Program Director, University of Wisconsin-Stout; School of Education, Menomonie, Wisconsin, 2010-Present.

3.    Bachelor of Science in Technology Education Program Director, University of Wisconsin-Stout; School of Education, Menomonie, Wisconsin, 2010-Present.

4.    Master in Technology Education Program Director, University of Wisconsin-Stout; School of Education, Menomonie, Wisconsin, 2008-2010.

5.    Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota (Minneapolis/St. Paul), MN, 2005-2008.

6.    Technology Education Teacher, Lakeville South High School, Lakeville, MN, 2005-2007.

7.    Technology Education Teacher, Blackhawk Middle School, Eagan, MN 2001-2005.

8.    Technology Education Teacher, Wrenshall School, Wrenshall, MN, 1998-1999

Scholarships

  • National Center for Engineering and Technology Education Doctoral Fellow, 1/05 to 6/08

Funded Projects

  • A Case Study of Teaching Engineering Concepts in Science, a seed grant from the National Center for Engineering and Technology Education with funding from the National Science Foundation ($45,000).
  • Introducing Integrated STEM Units of Instruction in Collaboration with the Chetek School District, a CEHHS Merle Price Mentor-Mentee Research Award ($3000).

Reports

  • Stricker, D. R. (2008). Creativity in Art, Music and Technology Education. Unpublished Doctoral dissertation, University of Minnesota, St. Paul/Minneapolis

Book Chapters

  • Stricker, D. R. (in process). Assessing Curriculum Fit, In Welty, K. & Daugherty, J., (Eds.), 61st yearbook of the Council on Technology Teacher Education. New York: Glencoe
  • Stricker, D. R. (2011). The Many Forms of Creative Expression, In Gimmell, P. & Warner, S. A., (Eds.), 60th yearbook of the Council on Technology Teacher Education. New York: Glencoe.

Articles

  • Welty, K. & Stricker, D. R. (in process). Capturing Student Learning-Engineering Style-being refined for publication.
  • Stricker, D. R. (2009). Thinking Small: Nano Small. Technology and Children.
  • Stricker, D. R. (2011). A Case Study of Teaching Engineering Concepts in Science.  Journal of sTEm Teacher Education.  
  • Stricker, D. R. & Mason, K. (submitted). Units in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): Engaging Students in Inquiry and Project-based Learning. The Science Teacher.

Selected Presentations

  • Integrated STEM Projects: Teaching Technology and Engineering Concepts to Address the Next Generation Science Standards. National Science Teacher Association National Conference on Science Education, San Antonio, TX, April, 2013
  • Capturing Student Learning-Engineering Style. International Technology and Engineering Education Conference, Columbus, OH, March, 2013
  • Rural STEM Integration-What is Important and Effective? International Technology and Engineering Education Conference, Columbus, OH, March, 2013
  • Integrated STEM Units in collaboration with Chetek-Weyerhauser School District, invited speaker for the Colloquium on P-12 STEM Education Research, University of Minnesota, St, Paul , MN, August 15-16, 2011.
  • A Case Study of Teaching Engineering Concepts in Science, invited speaker for the P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit, 2010, Seaside, OR, August 12, 2010.
  • Creativity in Art, Music and Technology Education. Research in Engineering and A Case Study of Teaching Engineering Concepts in Science, invited speaker for the National Center for Engineering and Technology Education, Spring Seminar Series, Utah State University, Logan, UT, April 6, 2010.
  • Perspectives in Learning and Thinking: Expert and Novice Technological Literacy presented at the 96th annual Mississippi Valley Technology Teacher Education Conference in Nashville, Tennessee on October 1-2, 2009
  • A Case Study of Teaching Engineering Concepts in Science, International Technology Education Association Conference, Charlotte, N.C., March 19, 2010.
  • Creativity in Art, Music and Technology Education. 55th Annual Technology Education Conference, University of Wisconsin Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin, October 17, 2008.
  • Creativity in Art, Music and Technology Education. Technology Education Conference, St. Paul Campus, University of Minnesota, May, 2008.
  • Robotics Engineering in a Traditional Lab Setting. 54nd Annual Technology Education Conference, University of Wisconsin Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin, October 15, 2007.

Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, 2010-2011

Student Advisement

Currently advise approximately 70 undergraduate students in the Bachelor of Science in Technology and Science Education Program & Bachelor of Science in Technology Program.

Research Advisement

The following graduate students completed thesis papers under my direction as part of their committee.

Jeffery Emiker, Influences of Portfolios in Technology Education (2014)

Marsha Tweedy, An Examination of the Use of Dental Simulation Curriculum within the Wisconsin Technical College System Dental Education Program (2013)

Brian Cardarella, Analysis of Enrollment Trends in Technology Education Courses at Lakes Community High School (2012).

Tom Felton, Identifying Sustainable Design Skills Required by Employers of Architectural Technology Graduates in the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College District (2012).

Kraig Kalka, A Study on the Perceptions and Interests of Female Students About Technology Education Course Content and Activities at Poynette High School (July, 2010).

William J. Truttschel, III, An Analysis of Math TABE Scores as Predictors of GED Attainment, Post-Secondary Matriculation, and Post-Secondary Completion from One- and Two-Year Programs at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau, WI (December, 2010).

Robert Ligocki, An Analysis of the Effectiveness of Orthographic Projection Activities in Teaching Spatial Reasoning Concepts to Sixth Grade Students at Greendale Middle School (August, 2011)

Service Activities

2010 -     Member of Grievance Committee, University of Wisconsin-Stout.
2010 -     Consultant, working in concert with Curriculum and Staff Development Coordinator and middle school faculty to conceptualize and construct engineering curriculum for middle school students, ISD 622 - North St. Paul - Maplewood - Oakdale Schools, North St. Paul, MN
2010        Member of Institutional Planner Search Committee, Budget, Planning and Analysis,  University of Wisconsin-Stout.
2010        Member of Educational Psychology Faculty Search Committee, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stout.
2010 -     Member of undergraduate Art Education program advisory committee.
2009 - 10    Consultant, worked with administration and the math, science, and technology education faculty to conceptualize, construct, and implement an engineering curriculum for all incoming sixth grade students, ISD 196 - Valley Middle School, Eagan, MN
2009 -10    Conference Coordinator, Annual Technology Education Conference, University of Wisconsin-Stout.
2009        Member of Science Education Faculty Search Committee, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stout.
2008 - 10    Member of undergraduate Technology Education program advisory committee.
2008 - 09    Conference Coordinator, Annual Technology Education Conference, University of Wisconsin-Stout.
2009 -    Member of graduate Career and Technical Education program advisory committee.
2009 -     Member of the Graduate Faculty, University of Wisconsin-Stout.
2008 -    Member of School of Education Governance Committee.