Year Retired from SJSU
Oregon State University, 1969 PhD
University of Northern Iowa, 1960 MA
University of Iowa, 1956 BA
San Jose State, 1969-2005
Oregon State University, 1965-1968
Mankato State University, Campus School, 1961-1965
Rochester, MN Public Schools, 1956-1961
Administrative and Professional Experience
Administered and taught in NSF supported "Evolution and Nature of Science Institutes", 1989-98.
Nickels, Martin K., C.E. Nelson and J. Beard (1996) Better Biology Teaching byEmphasizing Evolution & the Nature of Science, American Biology Teacher,58(6):332-336.
Nelson, Craig E., M.K. Nickels and J. Beard (1998) The Nature of Science as a Foundation for Teaching Science: Evolution as a Case Study. In Wm. F. McComas (Ed.) The Nature of Science in Science Education Rationales and Strategies. (pp. 315-328) London, Kluwer Academic Publishers.