My research interests lie in the areas of science education, and in particular, environmental education. My focus is in improving preservice and inservice teacher knowledge and training in the area of environmental education, and promoting environmental education and awareness among students in grades K-12.
Sandifer, C., & Haines, S. 2009. Elementary Teacher Perceptions of Hands-On Science Teaching in an Urban School System: The Greater Educational Context and Associated Outcomes. Research in Higher Education, vol 2, pg. 85- 102.
Haines, S.A. 2010. Environmental Education & Service Learning in the Tropics: Making Global Connections. Journal of College Science Teaching, 39(3), 16-23.
Haines, S. & Hermann, R. (2011). An Evaluation of the Project Learning Tree Curriculum “Exploring Environmental Issues: Places We Live”. Atlas Journal of Science Education, 1(2), 46-55.
Haines, S. 2011. Pre-service “EdZoocation”: Strengthening Teacher Education with Civic
Engagement and Community Partnerships. Journal for Civic Commitment (17), 1-17.