John Woodward

Dean, School of Education

Education
B. A.  Pomona College, cum laude
Philosophy, Social Theory,  Claremont , California, 1973 
M.A. University of Oregon
Curriculum Design
Learning Disabilities , Eugene, Oregon, 1977
Ph.D .University of Oregon
Computers and Education, Curriculum Design Eugene, Oregon, 1985

Experience
1992 to present - professor, School of Education, the University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington
1989 to 1992 - research associate and co-director, the Eugene Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon
1985 to 1992 - senior research associate, the University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
1982 to 1985 - graduate teaching fellow, College of Education, the University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
1977 to 1982 - elementary and secondary special education teacher, KIBSD, Kodiak, Alaska

Areas of Interest
Mathematics education, computer-based instruction, curriculum theory, professional development, comparative education.

Funded Research
20 projects ($10.6 million) funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. Focus of the research: mathematics education, technology-based instruction, and professional development

Presentations
Over 80 presentations at professional conferences in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and Japan

Publications
Over 60 publications in professional journals and edited books published in the U.S., Spain, and Russia Co-author of Transitional Mathematics, Sopris West, 2004