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Beth Kubitskey

Associate Dean of Students and Curriculum COE and Associate Professor Physics and Astronomy

206 Porter


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  • Ph.D. Education Studies, Teacher Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2006).
  • M.S. Physics Education, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI (1995)
  • B.S. Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1987)
Beth Kubitskey

Professional Summary

Interests and Expertise

  • Eastern Michigan University, Associate Dean of Students and Curriculum, College of Education 2013-present
  • Eastern Michigan University, Associate Professor of Physics. 2012-2013
  • Eastern Michigan University, Assistant Professor of Physics. 2007- 2012
  • Post doctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan. 2006-2007
  • Eastern Michigan University, Lecturer 1995-2002
  • Thurston High School, South Redford, MI. Physics, Physical Science, and Math Teacher 1990-1994

Selected Publications

  • Fishman, B., Konstantopoulos, S., Kubitskey, B., Vath, R., Park, G., Johnson, H., & Edelson. Comparing the impact of online and face-to-face professional development in the context of curriculum implementation. The Journal of Teacher Education July 2013
  • Kubitskey, B., Fishman, B., Johnson, H., Mawyer, K. & Edelson, D. Curriculum aligned professional development for geospatial education. Chapter in Teaching Science with Geospatial Technology: Designing Effective Professional Development for Secondary Teachers MaKinster, J., & Trautmann, N. Ed. 2014
  • Park, G., Johnson, H., Vath, R., Kubitskey, B., & Fishman, B. Examining the roles of the facilitator in online and face-to-Face PD contexts. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education 21.2 p 225-246 2013
  • Kubitskey, B., Vath, R., Johnson, H. Fishman, B., Konstantopoulos, & S., Park, G. Examining study attrition: Implications for experimental research on professional development. Teaching and Teacher Education 28.3 p 418-427 April 2012
  • Kubitskey, B., & Thomsen, M. Human subjects research and the physics classroom. The Physics Teacher. 50.6 p 53 Sept 2012 • Kubitskey, B., Rutherford S., Wylo, B. & Liggit, P. The accreditation process for science: The path leads to unintended (positive) consequences. Journal of College Science Teaching 41.1 p 46-53 Sept/Oct 2011
  • Kubitskey, B. Extended professional development for systemic curriculum reform. Dissertation, University of Michigan. 2006
  • Kubitskey, B., Fishman, B., Margerum-Leys, J., Fogleman, J., Brunvand, S., & Marx, R. W. Professional development and teacher learning: Using concept maps in inquiry classrooms. In M. McMahon, P. Simmons, R. Sommers, D. DeBaets & F. Crawley (Eds.), Assessment in science: Practical experiences and education research (pp. 107-118). Arlington, VA: NSTA Press. 2006
  • Kubitskey, B. Integrating Ethics into High School Physics. Unpublished master's thesis, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. 1995

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