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Keith Skamp

DipEd(Syd), BSc(Hons)(Syd), MEd(NE), PhD(Syd)

Adjunct Professor

Faculty of Education

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Keith Skamp


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Keith Skamp is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Education at Southern Cross University and a member of the Emeritus Faculty. He has held visiting scholar and professorial positions at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York; Durham University, England; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; University of Lethbridge, Canada; University of Liverpool and Flinders University, South Australia. Keith has been a lecturer in undergraduate and graduate units in science education, environmental/ sustainability education and research methodology for many years, and has led or been involved in professional and curriculum development initiatives in primary science and environmental education/sustainability education at state, national and international levels. His research and consultancy in science, environmental and sustainability education has included major research reports for the Australian Academy of Science's Primary Connections initiative, as well as for state and federal governments, and has resulted in numerous refereed journal articles and other publications. Keith has received distinguished awards for university teaching and service to the Australasian Science Education Research Association and the Australian Science Teachers' Association.


Current research focusses on the impact of culture on students' beliefs and willingness to act to reduce global warming

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