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Nancy P. Morabito

Assistant Professor
Curriculum and Instruction
PhD, Learning, Teaching and Diversity, Vanderbilt University, Department of Teaching and Learning
MEd, Secondary Education, Vanderbilt University, Department and Teaching and Learning
BA, Biology, University of Virginia
Nancy P. Morabito, Ph. D., earned her doctoral degree in Learning, Teaching, and Diversity with a specialization in Math and Science Education at Peabody College of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Morabito is currently an Assistant Professor of Science Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at St. John’s University in New York. Having completed her undergraduate studies in Biology and subsequently earning her master’s degree in Secondary Education, Dr. Morabito taught Biology, AP Biology, and Anatomy and Physiology to students in grades nine through twelve before pursuing her doctoral degree. Throughout her doctoral program, Dr. Morabito had the privilege of working with students and teachers across a range of grade levels to explore and strengthen students’ science learning experiences. Dr. Morabito’s current work focuses on in-service and pre-service teachers’ understanding of science and how this understanding influences classroom practice. She also works with the Residency Internship for St. John's Educators (R.I.S.E.) program, which engages pre-service teachers in a year-long, extended clinical practice experience.

Teaching Interests

EDU 1007 Methods of Teaching Science EDU 1055 The Art of Writing for Educators EDU 7136 Current Trends & Research in the Teaching of Science EDU 7292 Innovative Strategies in Secondary Settings: Science

Research Interests

Science Education Childhood Education Adolescent Education Science Teacher Preparation Science Teacher Professional Development

Courses Taught

EDU
101
INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION
EDU
1007
METHODS OF TEACHING SCIENCE
EDU
1055
ART OF WRITING FOR EDUCATORS
EDU
7136
CUR TRENDS/RES/ASSMT TEACH SCI
EDU
7292T
INNOV STRAT SEC SET: SCIENCE