Lois Peck MEd, EdD
Lois Peck MEd,EdD
Director, Science Teacher Certification Program
Professor of Biology
BS (West Chester University)
MEd (West Chester University)
EdD (Temple University)
Science Supervisory Certification Program (Temple University)
The use of variety learning centered techniques to improve college student achievement
Helping first year students make the transition from high school to college
The impact of professional development workshops on secondary school science teachers’ attitudes and practices.
Dr. Peck earned an EdD from Temple University and an MEd and BS from West Chester University. She researches the influence of visual spatial training on science achievement; the impact of teacher development on improved science instruction; and factors affecting attitudinal changes in preservice science teachers.
Selected Scholarly Activity
Peck, Lois H. The Underprepared College Student: A challenge to the professorate. Temple University Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Spring 1987.
Peck, Lois H., Ciociola, Cecelia M., and Conrad, Elizabeth B. 1997. Girls Succeeding in Science, Math and Technology: Who Works and What Works. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: American Association of University Women.
Thomulka, Kenneth W. and Peck, Lois H. 1997. Use of bioluminescence in detecting biohazardous substances in water. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science. 70: March
Ciociola, Cecilia and Peck, Lois H. 1997. PRIME Enrichment Program in Design Engineering and Biotechnology. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: PRIME, Inc.
Thomulka, Kenneth and Peck, Lois. 1995. Use of bioluminescence in detecting biohazardous substances in water. Tested Studies for Laboratory Teaching. ABLE
Program Director and Science Teacher Certification Program: USciences (1990 to present)
Program Director and Post Baccalaureate Program Science Teacher Certification Program: USciences (1996 to present)
Membership in Professional Organizations
Alpha Delta Kappa
Association for Education of Teachers of Science
Association of Supervisors and Curriculum Developers
Association of Women in Science
Mid-Atlantic Association of College Biologists
National Science Teachers Association
Pennsylvania Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Phi Delta Kappa
Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education
The Society of College Science Teachers
|Office location:||McNeil Science & Technology Center Room 378|
|Mailing address:||Box 38|
University of Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
l [dot] peck [at] usciences [dot] edu