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Accreditation Report 2002
Core Campuses: Bloomington and Indianapolis

for the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
and the Indiana Professional Standards Board

Faculty Vita

William Harwood, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Office: W. W. Wright Education Building, room 3068
Campus: Bloomington
Year of appointment: 1998

Academic Degrees

Post-doctoral Eastern Michigan University 1987 Chemical Education
Ph.D. Purdue University 1986 Inorganic Chemistry
B.S. University of Massachusetts 1980 Chemistry

Professional Experience

2000-Present EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, 21st Century Teachers Project, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
1998-Present ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, School of Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (August 1998 - present)
1998-2000 DEAN, University Division, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
1995-1998 ASSISTANT DEAN, Office of Undergraduate Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
1989-1995 DIRECTOR, Undergraduate Programs Office in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (July 1989 - August 1995), Lecturer (July 1990 - August 1995)
1987-1989 VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Wittenburg University, Springfield, OH
January-May, 1987 VISITING LECTURER, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
1986-Summer VISITING INSTRUCTOR, Purdue University, West LaFayette, IN

Faculty load

50% teaching, 25% research, 25% service

Faculty Teaching

Fall 2001 Q405 Integrated Sci Lab/Field Exp
Fall 2001 E405 Integrated Science For El Ed
Fall 2001 Q690 Ind Study or Research in Science Education
Spring 2002 C106 Principles of Chemistry II
Spring 2002 Q690 Ind Study or Research in Science Education
Fall 2002 Q200 Intro To Scientific Inquiry
Fall 2002 E405 Integrated Science For El Ed

Selected Publications

    R.H. Petrucci, W.S. Harwood, and F.G. Herring, General Chemistry - Principles and Modern Applications, eighth edition, Prentice Hall, 2002.

    Harwood, W.S., MaKinster, J.G., Cruz, L., & Gabel, D.L. (2002). Acting Out Science: Using Senate Hearings to Debate Global Climate Change. Journal of College Science Teaching, 31 (7), 442-447.

    Harwood, W.S. (2002). Mercury Breaks the Law! The Hoosier Science Teacher, 27(2), 50-54.

    Harwood, W.S. (2001). Plagiarism on the Internet: Fighting Fire with Fire. The Hoosier Science Teacher, 27(1), 25-27.

    Harwood, W., Reiff, R., & Phillipson, T.(2002) Scientists' conceptions of scientific inquiry: Voices from the front. 2002 AETS Proceedings.

    Reiff, R., Harwood, W., & Phillipson, T.(2002) A scientific method based upon research scientists' conceptions of scientific inquiry. 2002 AETS Proceedings.

    Harwood, W., Reiff, R., & Phillipson, T.(2002) How is your lawnmower Working? Understanding scientific inquiry through metaphors. 2002 AETS Proceedings.

    Harwood, W.S., & McMahon, M.M. (1997). Integrating Video into the Classroom: A Method of Increasing Student Achievement in High School Chemistry, Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 34(6), 617.

    Harwood, W.S., Zdravkovich, V., & Boucher, L. (1997). Issues in Gateway Chemistry Courses: A Statewide Conference on Chemical Curriculum Reform. Journal of Chemical Education, 74, 755.

    First Semester General Chemistry Exam (Team member), ACS Exams Institute, 1997.

Funded Projects

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, "Undergraduate Biological Sciences Education Program", Lynda Delph, Andrew Fieg, George Malacinski, George Rebec, J. Jose Bonner, Michael Wade, and William S. Harwood, September 1, 2002 - August 31, 2006, Award: $2,195,008.

    Proffitt Grant, "Inquiry in Action: Following a Paradigm Shift in Science Instruction", W.S. Harwood, July 1, 2002 - June 30, 2004, Award: $37,742.

    Outreach Grant, "Scientific Inquiry in a mixed-age classroom: An action research project", W.S. Harwood, January 2002 - June 2002, Award: $1,970.

    National Science Foundation, "Distributed Molecular Structure Library", J.C. Huffman, G. Bernbom, J.C. Bollinger, W.S. Harwood, and G.D. Wiggins, Jan. 2002 - Dec. 2004, Award: $900,093.

    Indiana University, President's Office. "21st Century Teachers Project", W.S. Harwood, G.G. Gonzalez, K.R. Subbaswamy July 2001 - June 2003. Award: $250,000.

    Indiana University Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Travel Grant. To attend and present a paper at the 16th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Ann Arbor, MI. August 2000. Award: $750.

    Indiana University, President's Office. "21st Century Teachers Project", W.S. Harwood, R. Hanson, D. Warren, February 2000 - August 2001. Award: $25,000.

    U.S. Department of Education, "GEAR UP Orange County", W.S. Harwood, September 1, 1999 - August 31, 2004. Award: $1,078,266.

    University System of Maryland - K-16 Project, "Chemistry Education: Sprinning A Seamless Web - Conference", W.S. Harwood, V. Zdravkovich, L. Boucher, S. Shah, March 1998. Award: $1,000.

Current Professional and Academic Association Memberships

    Alpha Chi Sigma
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    American Association of Higher Education
    American Chemical Society
    American Educational Research Association
    Association for the Education of Teachers in Science
    Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc.
    National Association for Research on Science Teaching

Conference Presentations

    "Conceptions of Scientific Inquiry: Voices from the Front" A Muliple Paper Set. William S. Harwood, Rebecca R. Reiff, Teddie Phillipson, NARST, April 2002.

    "How Is Your Lawnmower Working? Understanding Scientific Inquiry Through Metaphors." William S. Harwood, Rebecca R. Reiff, and Teddie Phillipson, AETS, January 2002.

    "Science Faculty Members' Conceptions of Scientific Inquiry: Insights from the Frontlines of Science." William S. Harwood, Rebecca R. Reiff, and Teddie Phillipson, AETS, January 2002.

    "A Scientific Method Based Upon Research Scientists' Conceptions of Scientific Inquiry." William S. Harwood and Rebecca R. Reiff, AETS, January 2002.

    "The 21st Century Teachers Project: Indiana University's response to the call for teacher preparation reform", William S. Harwood, ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 2001.

    "A Model for an Integrated Science Course for Elementary Education Majors", William S. Harwood, James G. MaKinster, Dorothy L. Gabel, NARST, March 2001.

    "Learning Chemistry Through Role-Playing: Exploring Global Climate Change in an Integrated Science Course for Preservice Teachers", William S. Harwood, James G. MaKinster, Luis Cruz, and Dorothy Gabel, Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Ann Arbor, MI, August 2000.

    "Energy and its impact on human lives: A new component in the preparation of elementary and middle school teachers at Indiana University." Dorothy L. Gabel, William S. Harwood, James G. MaKinster, Paper presented at the NOVA Leadership Development Conference, NASA, Cape Canaveral, FL, January, 2000.

    "Issues in Gateway Chemistry Courses: A Statewide Conference on Chemical Curriculum Reform," William S. Harwood, Vera Zdravkovich, Laurence Boucher, ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, April 1997.


    Who's Who in Among America's Teachers, 2002

    Fellow, Center for Research on Learning and Technology, 2000-present.

    CIC Academic Leadership Fellow, Indiana University, 1998-99

    Outstanding Teacher, University of Maryland-Celebrating Teachers, 1992 and 1996

    Outstanding Teacher Award, Panhellenic Society, University of Maryland, 1994

    Mortar Board Faculty Award, University of Maryland, 1994

    Phi Kappa Phi Distinguished Faculty Mentor Award, University of Maryland Chapter, 1993

    SERAPHIM Post-doctoral Fellow, Project SERAPHIM, Eastern Michigan University, 1986-87

    David Ross Fellowship, Chemistry Department, Purdue Univeristy, Summer 1981

    Fessendon Award, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, 1980

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