Rommel Miranda

Professor

Name

Contact Information

PHONE
OFFICE
Smith Hall, Room 421

Education

Ed.D., Science Education
Morgan State University
M.S., Curriculum and Instruction
Loyola University
B.S., Biology
Loyola University

Areas of Expertise

Astronomy education

Scientist-educator partnerships

Science outreach programs

In-service science teacher professional development

Biography

Dr. Rommel J. Miranda is a Professor of Science Education in the Department of Physics, Astronomy & Geoscience at Towson University (TU). He serves as the co-director for the Project ASTRO institutional site at TU, and is a member of the Executive Board for the Association for Science Teacher Education, and is the Co-Editor-In-Chief for the Innovations in Science Teacher Education journal. 

Dr. Miranda has 20 peer-reviewed publications in top-tier, refereed science education research and practitioner journals, and has 40 published abstracts in peer-reviewed regional, national, and international science education research conference proceedings. He has contributed to multiple grant-funded programs which exceed $4M, and has served as an evaluator for both NASA and NSF grant-funded programs.

 

Courses Taught

  • PHSC 101 Physical Science I
  • PHYS 103 How Things Work
  • PHSC 303 Earth-Space Science
  • SCIE 371 Teaching Science in Early Childhood
  • SCIE 381 Teaching Science at the Middle School Level
  • SCIE 393 Secondary Science Student Teaching
  • SCIE 170 Experiences in STEM Outreach, Teaching and Learning
  • SEMS 370 Project-Based Instruction
  • HONR 379 Honors Thesis
  • SCIE 652 Earth-Space & Physical Science in Integrated STEM Education