Ohio University

Christopher Andersen

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Associate Professor
Teacher Education
McCracken Hall 309JJ

Christopher Andersen holds the A.B. from Kenyon College, the M.A. in elementary science education from Teachers College, Columbia, and the Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Columbia University. He teaches courses in science and mathematics education and in play and creativity. His primary research focus concerns the development of metacognition, particularly in STEM and the arts. He serves as Faculty Coordinator for the Early Childhood Education Professional Development School partnership with East Elementary School (Athens City Schools).

Most Recent Publications:

Andersen, C., & Garcia-Mila, M. (2017). Scientific reasoning during inquiry: Teaching for metacognition. In K. S. Taber & B. Akpan (Eds.), Science education: An international course companion (pp. 105–117). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.