Bob Kolvoord, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, College of Integrated Science and Engineering
Interim Department Head, Engineering
Co-Director of JMU Center for STEM Education and Outreach
- Office: ISAT/CS 353
- Phone: 540-568-8752
- Email: email@example.com
- Mailing Address:
701 Carrier Drive
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807
- Ph.D., Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell University (1990)
- M.S., Materials Science, University of Virginia (1985)
- B.A. Physics, University of Virginia (1983)
- Co-founder and Associate Director, Center for Image Processing in Education
- Co-founder, Science Approach
Scholarly Interests/Research Topics
- Geospatial Tools
- Applications to K-12 Education
- Curriculum Development
- Professional Development for K-16 Teachers
- Evolution of students' spatial thinking skills
- Applications of GIS
- Data Visualization
- Recruitment and Retention in STEM Education
- Simulation and Modeling
Keranen, K. and R. A. Kolvoord (2008). Making Spatial Decisions Using GIS. ESRI Press, Redlands, CA.
Keranen, K. and R. A. Kolvoord (2011). Making Spatial Decisions With GIS, 2nd Edition. ESRI Press, Redlands, CA.
Keranen, K. and R. A. Kolvoord (2013). Making Spatial Decisions Using Remote Sensing. ESRI Press, Redlands, CA. (In press)
Kolvoord, R., M. Charles and S. Purcell (2013). What Happens After the Professional Development: Case Studies on Implementing GIS in the Classroom. Chapter in Learning Science Through the Innovative Use of Geospatial Technologies Designing Effective Learning Tools and Programs for K-16 Settings. Barnett, Michael; MaKinster, James; Trautmann, Nancy (Eds.). Springer-Verlag. In press.
Kolvoord, R.A. and D. Edelson, editors (2012). MyWorld GIS Curriculum Collection. National Geographic Society. Washington, DC.
- Geospatial Semester
- Center for Rural STEM Education
- Project VISM - Visualization in Science and Mathematics
- Project GODI - Great Outdoors, Digital Indoors
- Bridging the Valley
- Annenberg/CPB Math and Science Project
- National Science Foundation
- Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center
- State Council of Higher Education in Virginia
- US Department of Education
- Have a wonderful summer!
- 2013 Summer Session