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State University, Dominguez Hills
- TED 467-03 Secondary Methods I –
- TED 468-03 Secondary Methods II –
- TED 469 Interdisciplinary Methods
- TED 468-05 Secondary Methods II –
- TED 400 Seminar - Introduction to
- TED 444 Assessment Seminar
- TED 416 Elementary Science Methods
- Ph.D. Science Education – The
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
- M.Sc. Parasitology - Hebrew
University in Jerusalem, Israel
- B.Sc. Biology & General Science -
Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel
- Credential from the Washington State
(USA) for General Science, Mathematics, and Biology grades 4-12
- Credential for life from Israel to
teach General Science, Biology, and Mathematics for grades 4-12
Research Projects, Grants & Interests
- Co-I for two grants awarded by
Boeing to enhance equipment and technology use in methods and
- Co-I for a California Department of
Education Mathematics and Science Partnership grant with the Los
Angeles Unified School District focusing on the implementation of
immersion projects at the middle school level
- PI for the Supplement to the Los
Angeles Systemic Initiative – Science – science and literacy
professional development for Los Angeles Unified School District
- PI for a “Strengthening the
Strategic Workforce Funds” – recruiting secondary science teachers
with emphasis in microbiology and biochemistry
- PI for NOVA grant to improve
laboratory experiences of prospective teachers
- PI for CASIO grant as equipment
(probe collectors and graphic calculators)
- Co-PI for an Eisenhower grant
(Teacher Enhancement) entitled Washington Earth Science Initiative
- Consulting: Invited by the Institute
of the Educational Sciences in Bucharest, Romania to present a seminar
to the faculty of mathematics and sciences and to model inquiry
mathematics and science for the secondary teachers attending a
professional development institute.
- Interests: research in the area of
power relations, inquiry science, socio-culture of urban science
classrooms, interpretive research.
Publications \ Presentations
- Mach, N., Desberg, P., Cantor, J.,
Davis, J., Hembacher, D., & Moscovici, H. (2006). The Journal of
Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 16(4), 54-70.
- Moscovici, H., & Newton, D. (in press). Math and science: A natural
connection? Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School (2006 Focus
Connecting Mathematics and Science in the Middle Grades).
- Mach, N., Desberg, P., Davis, J.,
Cantor, J., Hembacher, D., & Moscovici, H. (in press). Preparing
teachers to integrate technology into multicultural inner-city
classrooms. Metropolitan Universities Journal.
- Moscovici, H., & Varrella, G. F. (in press). International
Professional Development as a Form of Globalisation.In W. Atweh & A.
C. Barton (Eds.). Internationalisation and Globalisation in
Mathematics and Science Education. Springer.
- Wieseman, K., & Moscovici, H.
press 2005". A standards-infused approach to curriculum: A promising
interdisciplinary inquiry. In K. Appleton (Ed.), Elementary science
teacher education: Contemporary issues and practice. Monograph of the
Association for the Education of Teachers in Science. Mahwah, NJ:
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
- Wieseman, K., & Moscovici, H.
(2003). Stories from the field: Challenges of science teacher
education based on interdisciplinary approaches. Journal of Science
Teacher Education, 14(2), 127-143.
- Trautmann, N. M., Carlsen, W. S.,
Eick, C. J., Gardner, F. E. Jr., Kenyon, L., Moscovici, H., Moore, J.
C., Thomson, M., & West, S. (2003). Online peer review: Learning
science as it’s practiced. Journal of College Science Teaching, 32(7),
- Moscovici, H. (2003). Secondary
science emergency permit teachers’ perspective on power relations in
their environments and the effects of these powers on classroom
practices. Teacher Education Quarterly, 30(2), 41-54.
- Moscovici, H. (2003). The way I see
it: Resisting teacher control or canceling the effect of science
immersion. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 40(1), 98-100.
- Moscovici, H. (2002). Scientific
inquiries in the ELL classroom. In S. K. Lee, & Lalas, J. (Eds.),
Language, literacy, and academic development for English Language
Learners, 212-224. Boston, MA: Pearson Custom Publishing.
- Moscovici, H. (2002) Dynamics of
power in teaching college biology: influence on students’ learning. In
P. C. S. Taylor, P. J. Gilmer, & K. Tobin (Eds.). Transforming
undergraduate science teaching: Social constructivist perspectives.
University of Pennsylvania: Lang Publishers.
- Moscovici, H. (2001). Task dynamics
in a college biology course for prospective elementary teachers.
School Science and Mathematics, 101(7), 372-379.
- Moscovici, H., & Carty, C. (1999).
Developing inquiring minds. Science and Children, 37(1), 38-43, 74.
- Moscovici, H. (1998). Impacts of
instructor and student loci of commitment on biology learning for
prospective elementary teachers. Research in Science Education, 28(2),
- Moscovici, H., & Nelson, T. H.
(1998). Shifting from activity mania to inquiry. Science and Children,
35(4), 14-17, 40.
- Moscovici, H., & Gilmer, P. J.
(1996). Testing alternative assessment strategies - The ups and downs
for science-teaching faculty. Journal for College Science Teaching,
- Crissy, B., & Moscovici, H. (1995).
A case study. Washington Science Teachers' Journal, 35(2), 28-32.
- Over 100 presentations at state,
regional, national, and international professional meetings of the
National Association for Research in Science Teaching, International
Association for the Education of Teachers of Science, American
Educational Research Association, National Science Teachers
Association, California Science Teachers Association, National
Educational Computing Conference, American Association of Colleges of
Teacher Education etc…
- Over 20 non-refereed publications in
ERIC, conference proceedings, etc…
- National Association for Research in
- National Science Teachers
- The Association for the Education of
Teachers in Science
- Sigma Xi (California Chapter)
- Association for Supervision and
- American Educational Research
March 27, 2006