I am a Professor in the College of Education at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. I currently serve as the Program Director of the Teaching, Learning, and Technoogy program. My research interests include: the design of Web-based inquiry learning environments; learning with spatial thinking tools including GIS, Google Earth, and remotely sensed images; design and implementation of inquiry-based enivronmental science curricula; visual instructional technologies; motivation and learning; and the use of instructional technologies to promote learning. I am also a core faculty member of Lehigh's Environmental Initiative.
I received my B.S. from the University of Michigan in Biology and Psychology in 1988, my M.Ed. from George Washington University in Science Education in 1992, and my Ph.D. from North Carolina State University in Science Education in 1999.