David Anderson

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum Studies

David Anderson is an Associate Professor within the Department of Curriculum Studies. His research over the last 18 years has focused on the fields of science education and museum-based learning with an emphasis visitor experiences in informal contexts. Dr Anderson has assisted numerous museum-based institutions internationally. Most recently he has been involved in studies of young children’s behavior and learning in museum settings, visitors’ long term memories of museum experiences, the relationships between metacognition and the quality of learning emergent from science museum experiences and reforming traditional models of teacher education. Some of Dr. Anderson’s recent publications include articles in such journal as Memory, Teacher Education, and Curator.