Joe Peters

Joe Peters, Ph.D.

joseph.peters@chaminade.edu

Brogan Hall 111
Tel (808) 735-4844
3140 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816

Education

Dr. Joe Peters

Education

  • B.A. Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA(Elementary Education)
  • M.Ed. Gannon University, Erie PA (Natural Science)
  • M.Ed. Gannon University, Erie PA (Environmental Education)
  • Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh (Science Education and Minor in Research; Environmental Education and Industrial Hygene cognate areas)
  • Certificate Pensacola State College (Massage Therapy State and National Certification)

Teaching

  • Elementary Science Methods
  • Middle/Secondary Science Methods
  • Science Content for Teachers
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Orientation to Health Sciences
  • Energy in the Environment
  • Computer Basics for Teachers
  • Microcomputers in Science Education
  • Mathematics Methods
  • Technology Education Methods
  • Vocational Education Practicum
  • Instructional Technology and the World Wide Web for Technology Educators
  • Industrial Systems and Robotics for Technology Educators
  • Electricity and Electronics
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Transportation Technology Systems
  • Communication Systems Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Drafting and Design
  • Laboratory Interfacing and Safety
  • Integrated Curriculum
  • Social Studies Methods
  • Nature and Needs of Gifted
  • Educational Procedures and Programs for Gifted Students
  • Guidance of Learning and Counseling of Gifted Students
  • Education of Special Populations of Gifted Students
  • Theory and Development of Creativity
  • Integrating the Arts into the Elementary Education and Exceptional Student Education Curriculum
  • Student Teaching Observation & Seminar
  • Practicum Observation & Seminar
  • Master's Research Seminar
  • Doctoral Research and Statistics
  • Doctoral Seminar
  • Applied Foundations of Education

Certifications

  • Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate: Elementary Education
  • Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate: Earth and Space Science
  • Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate: Environmental Science
  • Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate: General Science
  • Project WILD Facilitator
  • Project Aquatic WILD Facilitator
  • Schoolyard Science Facilitator
  • Florida Black Bear Curriculum Facilitator
  • Project WET Facilitator
  • Project Learning Tree Facilitator
  • Jason Academy Facilitator

Professional Affiliations

  • American Council on Education Fellows
  • Life Member-National Science Education Leadership Association

Scholarly Activity

Books, Refereed Articles, & Book Chapters
  • Peters, J., & Stout, D. (2011). Science for elementary education (11th ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon/Pearson.
  • Peters, J., & Stout, D. (2006). Science for elementary education (10th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Peters, J., & Stout, D. (2006). Concepts and experiences in elementary school science (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. [Supplement to Peters, J., & Stout, D. (2006). Science for elementary education (10th ed.)].
  • Peters, J., & Stout, D. (2006). How to teach elementary school science (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. [Supplement to Peters, J., & Stout, D. (2006). Science for elementary education (10th ed.)].
  • Peters, J. (2006). National science education standards sampler (2006 ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall & National Academy of Sciences Press.
  • Peters, D., Peters, J., & Stout, D. (2006). Instructor's resource manual: Science for elementary education. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Peters, J., & Gega, P. (2002). Science for elementary education (9th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Peters, J., & Gega, P. (2002). Concepts and experiences in elementary school science (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. [Supplement to Peters, J., & Gega, P. (2002). Science for elementary education (9th ed.)].
  • Peters, J., & Gega, P. (2002). How to teach elementary school science (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. [Supplement to Peters, J., & Gega, P. (2002). Science for elementary education (9th ed.)].
  • Peters, J. (2002). Instructor's manual: Science for elementary education. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Peters, J. (2002). National science education standards sampler (2002 edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall & National Academy of Sciences Press.
  • Gega, P., & Peters, J. (1998). Science for elementary education (8th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Gega, P., & Peters, J. (1998). Concepts and experiences in elementary school science (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. (Supplement to Gega, P, & Peters, J. (1998). Science for elementary education 8th ed.).
  • Gega, P., & Peters, J. (1998). How to teach elementary school science (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. (Supplement to Gega, P., & Peters, J. (1998). Science for elementary education 8th ed.).
  • Peters, J. (1998). National science education standards sampler. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall & National Academy of Sciences Press.
  • Peters, J. (1998). Instructor's manual: science for elementary education. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Peters, J. (Consulting Editor). (1977). 365 science activities. Lincolnwood, IL: Publications International.
  • Peters, J. (1998). Internet collaborations as a tool in extending the zone of proximal development. Actas Del Encuentro Nacional De Educacion Y Pensamiento Volumen V.
  • Peters, J. (1995). Vygotsky into the future: Technology as a mediation tool. In L. Dixon-Krauss (Ed.), Vygotsky in the classroom: mediated literacy instruction and assessment (pp. 175-191). White Plains, NY: Longman.
  • Briscoe, C., Peters, J., & O'Brien, G. (1993). An elementary science program emphasizing teachers' pedagogical content knowledge within a constructivist epistemologic rubric. In P. A. Rubba, L. M. Campbell, & T. M. Dana (Eds.). Excellence in educating teachers of science, The 1993 Yearbook of the Association of the Education of Teachers in Science (pp. 1-20). Columbus, OH: ERIC.
  • Peters, J. (Ed.). (1994-1998). Journal of Elementary Science Education, 6(1) through 10(2) (10 issues).
  • Briscoe, C., & Peters, J. (1997). Teacher collaboration across and within schools: Supporting individual change in elementary science teaching. Science Education, 81(1), 51-66.
  • Peters, J., & O'Brien, G. (1996). Using multimedia in a science methods course for preservice elementary teachers. Special issue on multimedia, Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 15(2), 153-172.
  • Peters, J. (1996). Paired keyboards as a tool for Internet exploration of third grade students. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 14(3), 229-242.
  • Peters, J., O'Brien, G., Briscoe, C., & Korth, W. (1995). A long-term assessment of an integrated microcomputer component for preservice secondary science teachers. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 14(4), 499-520.
  • O'Brien, G., & Peters, J. M. (1994). Effect of four instructional strategies on integrated science process skill achievement of preservice elementary teachers having different cognitive development levels. Journal of Elementary Science Education, 6(1), 30-45.
Grants
  • SUCCEED Grant (Project Co-Director with Dr. Janet Pilcher) $189,000; 2006-2007.
  • SUCCEED Grant (Project Co-Director with Dr. Janet Pilcher) $67,526; 2006-2007.
  • External Evaluator, No Child Left Behind Grant “Improving Teacher Quality” for the State of Hawaii (Xu Di, Project Director) $80,000; 2006.
  • State of Florida Professional Training Option Grant (PI) $10,000; 2006.
  • SUCCEED Grant (Project Co-Director with Dr. Janet Pilcher) $190,000; 2005-2006.
  • Quality Enhancement Plan Project, University of West Florida. Teacher Education Assessment System. $4,000; 2005.
  • Faculty Innovative Institute Grant, Florida Department of Education, (Project Director) $25,000; 2005.
  • Florida Campus Compact Grant (Co-Director with Ms. Amanda Crowell; previous Director, Dr. Janet Pilcher), $75,000; 2004-2005.
  • Web-Based Teacher Development Portfolio, Project Director, $2,000; 2002.
  • UWF Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Technology Program, $2,500 (plus laptop computer); 2002.
  • Applied Technology Specialists in Florida, Co-Project Facilitator with Dr. Holmes-Bouchillon, $30,000; 1998.
  • Applied Technology Specialists in Florida, Co-Project Facilitator with Dr. Holmes-Bouchillon, $30,000; 1999.
  • Florida Collaborative for Excellence in Teacher Preparation (Dr. Lynette Padmore, Project Director), University of West Florida Representative, National Science Foundation, $499,893; 1998-1999.
  • Energy and the Environment Workshop. Gulf Power Company, Pensacola, Florida, Project Director, $25,000 for 1993, $20,000 for 1994, $20,000 for 1995, $20,000 for 1996, $20,000 for 1997, $18,500 for 1998.
  • Model Internet World Wide Web Energy Site, Project Director, $2,000; 1997.
  • Area Centers for Educational Enhancement (Dr. Janet Pilcher Director), K-2 Component Co-facilitator, $595,325 (for the total grant), 1996-1997.
  • DataStreme Project of the National Science Foundation and American Meteorological Society, Local Team Facilitator, $1,500 for 1997-1998.
  • Apple Computer Support of Technology in Science Education, Project Director.
  • Technical Support and the Donation of a PowerPC 8150 from Apple Computer $5,000; 1993-1997.
  • National Association for Research in Science Teaching Support for Internet Services, $3,000 in 1995, $3,000 in 1996, $3,000 in 1997, $3,000 in 1998.
  • Project Learning Tree, Workshop Facilitator, $1,000; 1994-1996.
  • Technology in the Elementary Classroom, Project Director, $2,000; 1994.
  • Foundation for Educational Excellence-Scenic Heights Elementary School Internet Project, Project Co-Director, $200; 1994.
  • Wetlands Weekend: An Environmental Education Experience For Middle-School Aged Youth (Dr. Paul Hamilton, Director), Consulting Investigator, $50,000 (for the total grant); 1991-1995.
  • Mentoring for Minorities (Dr. Shawky Shamma, Director), Mentoring Participant, $39,770 (for the total grant); 1992-1993.
  • Champion International Paper Company's Initiative for Middle Schools, Participant, 1992-1994.
  • Problem-Centered Learning Initiative, Co-Facilitator, $50,000; 1993-1994.
  • Esca-Rosa Marine Science Initiative Participant, 1991-1993.
  • Pennsylvania State Teacher Development Grant for Computer Technology Instruction to Teachers of the Erie School District, Project Director, $58,000; 1989-1990.
  • Science Education Component, University of Pittsburgh Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education Project, Assistant to the Science Project Director, Dr. George O'Brien, $256,000 (for the total grant); 1988-1989.
Refereed Presentations
  • Peters, J. (2010, July). Using Web2.0 tools to support online student engagement for all students. Presentation for the East-West 50th Anniversary International Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Peters, J., Peters, D., & Di, X. Building online communities of learners: promoting global outreach and diversity. Presentation for the East-West Conference, Bali, Indonesia, 2008.
  • Di, X., & Peters, J. Equity in education: challenge for the 21st Century. (East West Center/East West Center Association International Conference, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2006).
  • Peters, J. North American projects. (Presentation to the ICASE/ICI Meeting, York, UK, 2000).
  • Peters, J. Internet collaboration as a tool in extending the zone of proximal development. (Presentation at the Eighth National Conference on Education and Thinking, Ponce, Puerto Rico, 1996).
  • Peters, J. International science education. (Invited Speech for the 1998 International Council of Associations for Science Education Annual Luncheon, Las Vegas, NV, 1998)
  • Di, X., Peters, J., & Peters, D. Online Advising: Meeting the needs of diverse learners. (Presentation for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 2007).
  • Okebukola, P. A., Hofstein, A., Jegede, O. J., BouJaoude, S. B., Lazarowitz, R., Dori, Y. J., El Kilani, S. Z., Balfakin, N. M., Dahncke, H., Niedderer, H., Tunnicliffe, S. D. Liu, C. T., Chang, C., Wright, E. L., Holbrook, J., Tang, C., & Peters, J. Connecting communities through research in science and technology education for all: an international perspective. (Presentation for the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2000).
  • Lederman, N. G., Anderson, C. W., Gallagher, J. J., Songer, N. B., Yerrick, R., Parke, H., & Peters, J. Publishing in JRST and other NARST publications. (Presentation for the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2000).
  • Holbrook, J., Okebukola, P., & Peters, J. Promoting scientific and technological literacy through the use of ICASE supplemental teaching materials. (Presentation for the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Conference, Boston, MA, 1999).
  • Bouchillon, W., & Peters, J. International academic/vocational education integration through the use of the Internet. (Presentation to the National Science Teaching Association Conference (International Council of Associations for Science Education Presentation), Boston, MA, 1999).
  • Lederman, N., Gallagher, J., Anderson, J. A., Kyle, B., Sherwood, R., Yerrick, R., Parke, H., & Peters, J. Publishing in JRST and other NARST publications. (Presentation to the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1999).
  • Bouchillon, W., Peters, P. D., & Peters, J. Technology projects in teacher preparation and related marketing issues. (Presentation for the National Marketing Education Research Conference, Key West, FL, 1998).
  • Jay, M., & Peters, J. Using technology to integrate standards into pre- and inservice programs. (Presentation for the National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 1998).
  • Lederman, N., Kyle, B., Sherwood, R., Yerrick, R., Parke, H., & Peters, J. Publishing in JRST and other NARST publications. (Presentation to the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1998).
  • Peters, J. Elementary education issues and trends. (Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 1998).
  • Peters, J., Bowen, R., & Peters, D. Internet collaboration as a tool in extending the zone of proximal development. (Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Session of the National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 1997).
  • Peters, J., & O'Brien, G. Science education associations home page development and exploration. (Presentation at the National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 1997).
  • O'Brien, G., & Peters, J. Technology in the classroom: successful activities for teacher preparation. (Presentation at the National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 1997).
  • Jackson, D., Baird, W., & Peters, J. Technology literacy for science teachers: towards a theoretical grounding which holds up in practice. (Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, 1997).
  • Peters, J., & Bowen, R. Using the Internet as a supplemental learning tool in third-grade science. (Presentation at the National Science Teachers Association Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 1996).
  • Peters, J. Creating and using World Wide Web pages as educational tools. (Presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 1996).
  • Dixon-Krauss, L., & Peters, J. Using a Vygotskian-based mediation model for meaningful action research. (Presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 1996).
  • Peters, J. Accessing and using the NARST WWW server. (Pre-session Presentation at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, 1996).
  • Peters, J. Accessing and using the AETS WWW server. (Pre-session Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 1996).
  • Peters, J., & Peters, J. B. Accessing the NARST-NET World Wide Web server. (Presentation at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching session during the National Science Teachers Association Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, 1995).
  • Peters, J., Peters, J. B., & Bowen, R. Multiple keyboards as a tool for Internet exploration of third grade science students. (Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science session during the National Science Teachers Association Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, 1995).
  • Briscoe, C., & Peters, J. Collaborating for change: a case study of one community of teachers. (Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, San Francisco, CA, 1995).
  • Lavoie, D., & Peters, J. NARST-Net: a training and discussion session. (Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, San Francisco, CA, 1995).
  • Barnes, W., & Peters, J. Implementing hypertext multimedia and telecommunications as enhancement tools when constructing higher knowledge based on varied prior knowledge levels. (Presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 1994).
  • Peters, J., & Briscoe, C. A pre/inservice approach to integrating telecommunications and multimedia into the middle school classroom. (Presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 1994).
  • Briscoe, C., & Peters, J. Collaborating for change: a case study of one community of teachers. (Presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 1994).
  • Peters, J. Internet/BITNET telecommunications. (Invited Presentation at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, 1994).
  • Peters, J., Briscoe, C., O'Brien, G., & Beightol, S. Technology in the classroom: successful activities for teacher preparation. (Presentation at the National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, 1994).
  • Peters, J. BITNET listserv and Internet as communication tools. (Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Annual Meeting, El Paso, TX, 1994).
  • Briscoe, C., & Peters, J. A content course emphasizing PCK. (Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Annual Meeting, El Paso, TX, 1994).
  • Peters, J., Briscoe, C., & Harrington, S. Energy and the environment: building university and power company partnerships. (Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Annual Meeting, El Paso, TX, 1994).
  • Peters, J., Briscoe, C., Jones, C., Stout, D., Wagner, L., Bowen, R., Rials, S., Farmer, D., Burger, V., & Powell, S. Teacher educators meet teacher practitioners: experiences from the public school classrooms. (Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Session of the National Science Teachers Association Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1993).
  • O'Brien, G., Peters, J., & Huber, R. An investigation of science teaching efficacy in three preservice elementary programs. (Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Session of the National Science Teachers Association Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1993).
  • Peters, J. Internetworking with Internet and BITNET for professional development and educational telecommunications. (Invited Presentation at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Session of the National Science Teachers Association Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1993).
  • Peters, J., & Briscoe, C. Signing onto and using the NARST-L listserv. (Invited Presentation at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 1993).
  • O'Brien, G., & Peters, J. Comparison of science teaching efficacy scores of preservice elementary teachers in a six week summer session versus a sixteen week non-summer session. (Presentation at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 1993).
  • Peters, J., & Briscoe, C. Science teacher preparation through an alternative approach to learning science content and methods. (Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC, 1993).
  • Peters, J., & O'Brien, G. Effect of four instructional strategies on integrated science process skill achievement of preservice elementary teachers having different cognitive development levels. (Presentation at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Cambridge, MA, 1992).
  • Peters, J. Using the AETS BITNET listserv. (Presentation at the National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1992).
  • Peters, J. Incorporating technology in the middle school classroom. (Presentation at the National Middle Level Science Teachers Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA, 1992).
  • Peters, J. Preservice science teachers' use of representations. (Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Session of the National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1992).
  • Peters, J., & Korth, W. Subject matter knowledge and the role it plays in the teaching of science. (Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Session of the National Science Teachers Association Annual Convention, Houston, TX, 1991).
  • O'Brien, G., & Peters, J. Comparison of two instructional strategies to enhance prospective elementary teacher's integrated science process skills. (Presentation at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Session of the National Science Teachers Association Annual Convention, Houston, TX, 1991).
  • Peters, J., & O'Brien, G. Hypermedia in elementary science teacher preparation programs. (Presentation at the National Science Teachers Association Annual Convention, Houston, TX, 1991).
  • Peters, J. Science teacher inservice with the Apple IIGS microcomputer. (Presentation at the National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 1990).
  • Peters, J., & Atkison, C. Using discrepant events and problem solving for an interesting curriculum. (Presentation at the National Science Teachers Association Meeting, Seattle, WA, 1989).
  • Atkison, C., & Peters, J. Laboratory interfacing in teacher-training programs. (Presentation at the National Science Teachers Association Convention, Pittsburgh, PA, 1989).
  • Peters, J. Integrated mathematics, science, and technology: a course for preservice elementary education majors. (Presentation at the Southeastern Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 1996).
  • Peters, J., Jones, C., & Peters, J. B. Internet exploration of third grade science students. (Presentation at the Southeastern Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Annual Meeting, Pensacola, FL, 1995).
  • Jones, C., & Peters, J. The effect of data entry device training on the independent selection of input device and time at the computer for four-year-old children. (Presentation at the Southeastern Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Annual Meeting, Pensacola, FL, 1995).
  • Peters, J. Internet telecommunications as an educational tool. (Presentation at the Southeastern Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, 1994).
  • Peters, J. Project BEST (Broadened Education for Secondary Teachers). (Presentation at the CSPD Institute, Clearwater, FL, 2005).
  • Smith, K., Peters, J., & Andreyka, R. University technology education program updates. (Presentation at the Florida Technology Education Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, 1998).
  • Barnes, W., & Peters, J. Transactions with technology: prior knowledge meeting new knowledge. (Presentation at the Florida Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Destin, FL, 1993).
  • Briscoe, C., & Peters, J. An alternative method of preservice elementary teachers' science content learning. (Presentation at the Florida Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Destin, FL, 1993).
  • Peters, J. The use of discrepant events in the elementary and secondary school science program. (Presentation at the Annual Convention of the Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association, 1989).
  • Briscoe, C., & Peters, J. Science in the early childhood classroom. (Presentation at the Northwest Florida Association for the Education of Young Children's Annual Conference, Pensacola, FL, 1994).
  • Peters, J., & Briscoe, C. Making science fun. (Presentation at the FTP-NEA Student State Conference, Pensacola, FL, 1992).
  • Peters, J. Bridge to the future: inquiry teaching. (Presentation at the Council of Graduate Students in Education, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1990).
Refereed Curricular Publications
  • Peters, J. (2009). MyEducationLab Science Education Site Development. (encompasses all science education texts published by Pearson Education).
  • Harris, R. C., Peters, J., & Stout, D. (2006). Elementary mathematics methods video CD. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall
  • Harris, R. C., Peters, J., McKnight, G., & Baker, D. (2006). The Glen McKnight case: a video ethnography of fourth-grade constructivist science teaching (updated ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Harris, R. C., Peters, J., McKnight, G., & Baker, D. (2002). The Glen McKnight case: a video ethnography of fourth-grade constructivist science teaching. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Newsletter Publications
  • Peters, J. (Ed.). (1994-1998). AETS Newsletter, 27(4) through 33(1) (twenty issues).
  • Peters, J. (1995). NSELA joins the Internet and WWW. NSELA News.
  • Peters, J. (Ed.). (1995). World Wide Web (7 page feature). AETS Newsletter, 29(1).
  • Lavoie, D., & Peters, J. (1995). NARST-NET: Exciting first generation revisions! NARST News, 37(1), 2-3.
  • Peters, J. (1994). Using NARST electronic mail services. NARST News, 36(4), 4.
  • Peters, J. (1993). AETS electronic communications options. AETS Newsletter, 27(1), 2.
  • Peters, J., & Lavoie, D. (1992). NARST-L: A new telecommunications network for NARST. NARST News, 34(2), 17.
  • Peters, J. (1991). New network list of BITNET members. AETS Newsletter, 25(1), 2-3.

Scholarly Service

  • American Council on Education Fellows Selection Reviewer, 2009, 2010.
  • American Council on Education Fellows Class of 2007-2008; Professional Development Committee.
  • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education/Florida Department of Education Joint Program Reviewer, 2005-2010.
  • Co-Director for the Florida Campus Compact Service Learning in Teacher Education Conference, Pensacola, FL, February 2005.
  • North American Representative to the International Council of Associations for Science Education, 1998-2002. ICASE was established in 1973 to extend and improve science education for children and young people throughout the world. Today, ICASE is a huge network of science education associations, institutions, foundations and companies, facilitating communication and cooperation at the regional and international level.
  • Educational Representative to the Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education Board of Directors. The consortium includes over 100 international organizations representing business, industry, scientific/engineering societies, and science education associations, 1995-1998.
  • AETS Executive Director Representative for the Council of Scientific Society Presidents. The Council includes the presidents of scientific and science education organizations, 1993-1998.
  • Executive Secretary of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (1000+ Member International Organization). Includes international conference coordination, management of 3 journals/one newsletter/yearbooks, awards, budgeting/ accounting/taxes, membership, historical preservation, and all correspondence, 1993-1998.
  • Web Master, Postmaster/List Owner, FTP Site Manager, and Chat/Discussion Group Operator for three national science education organizations and many local educational sites; WWW URL http://science.coe.uwf.edu/, http://www.narst.org, 1992-1999.
  • Board Member and Reviewer for the International Journal of Science Education, 1998-Present.
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Educational Computing Research, 1994-Present.
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 1995-Present.
  • Reviewer for School Science and Mathematics, 1996-Present.
  • NSTA/NCATE National Folio Reviewer for Science Education Programs in NCATE Affiliated Schools, 1988-1991.
  • Member of the Salish Consortium for the improvement of science teacher preparation programs, 1995-Present.
  • Member of the Florida Biodiversity Steering Committee, 1995-1998.
  • Advisory Committee for the Sharing Success Program of the State of Florida, Department of Environmental Education, 1995-1997.
  • Outside reviewer for the Illinois Science Teachers Association ISTA Science Teacher Certification Task Force, 1995.
  • Mission Planning Team for the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, 1993-1998.
  • Financial Resources Committee for the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, 1993-1998.
  • Co-Chair of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science Technology and Electronic Communications Committee, 1994-1998.
  • Chair of the Membership and Communications Committee, Association of the Education of Teachers in Science, 1990-1993.
  • National Association for Research in Science Teaching Program Committee, 1992.
  • National Association for Research in Science Teaching NARST-NET Committee, 1992-1998.
  • Association of the Education of Teachers for Science Program Committee, 1992.
  • Participant in the National Research Council Standards review process and two conferences, 1995-1996.
  • Reviewer for the American Association for the Advancement of Science Blueprints for reform, 1996.
  • Reviewer for Gordon & Breach Science Publishers, 1997.
  • Reviewer for Allyn & Bacon Publishing, 1992-Present.
  • Reviewer for Longman Publishing, 1992-Present.
  • Reviewer for Prentice Hall Publishing, 1996-Present.
  • Workshop for NSTA/NCATE Folio Reviewers for the Improvement of Science Education Programs in NCATE Affiliated Schools, 1988-1991.

Awards and Recognition

  • State of Florida Teaching Incentive Award, 2003.
  • Student Government Distinguished Teaching Award Fianlist, 1998.
  • Phi Delta Kappa Outstanding University Teacher Award, 1997.
  • Governor's Environmental Education Award Finalist, 1996.
  • Sharing Success Program in Environmental Education, 1996.
  • Governor's Environmental Education Award Finalist, 1995.
  • Partner in Excellence-Edison Electrical Institute, 1995.
  • State of Florida Teaching Incentive Award, 1994.
  • University of West Florida Teaching and Advising Award, 1994.
  • Graduate of the 2006-2007 Chamber of Commerce Leadership Pensacola (LeaP) cohort.
  • Graduate of the 2005-2006 University of West Florida Leadership Enhancement and Development (LEAD) cohort.
  • National Association for Research in Science Teaching Distinguished Service Award, 1997.
  • Science Education Leadership Award from the National Science Education Leadership Association, 1996.
  • Editor Emeritus, Journal of Elementary Science Education, 1999.
  • Dr. Harold H. Williams Award for Best Presentation, National Marketing Education Research Conference, 1998.
  • Lambda Epsilon Delta Educational Honors Association, Past Vice President, Secretary, 1980-1982.
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Education Alumni Award for Outstanding Doctoral Achievement, $5,000, 1989.
  • Doctoral Paper Award, University of Pittsburgh, 1989.
  • B.A. Degree Summa Cum Laude.
  • MEd. Degrees Summa Cum Laude.
  • American Council of Education Fellow