Rebecca Cox

Rebecca Cox

B.A., Earlham College; M.S., (science education); Ph.D., Indiana University (curriculum and instruction)

Areas of Expertise

  • secondary education
  • classroom management
  • questioning strategies

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 141: Schooling in American Society
  • EDUC 260: Teaching Science
  • EDUC 571: Teaching Math and Science
  • EDUC 372/572: Secondary Curriculum and Instruction
  • EDUC 470/670: Student Teaching in the Secondary School


  • M.S.(science education); Ph.D., (curriculum and instruction), Indiana University
  • B.A., Earlham College



  • Alternative Methods to the Scientific Method
  • “The Inquiry Wheel”
  • Conceptions of Scientific Inquiry
  • The Private Side of Science


  • Science Museum of Western Virginia
  • Transportation Museum, Roanoke, VA
  • Project Learning Tree
  • Project Wet Certifications
  • Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow
  • Stuart Elementary School volunteer