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Ashley Campbell Bio
Dr. Ashley J. Campbell

Ashley J. Campbell, Ed.D.

Professor

Office: Old Main, Room 441
Email: acampbell@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2906

Professional Profile

Dr. Campbell joined the College of Education and Social Sciences in 2005.  She received a B.S. in biology in 1995 from Texas Tech University, a M.S. in biology in 1999 from Texas Tech University and an Ed.D. in curriculum and instruction with a specialization in science education in 2002 from Texas Tech University.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Campbell teaches Science Methods, Math & Science Methods, and Classroom Management.

Dr. Campbell is the author of articles in national and state journals such as the Journal of College Science Teaching, Science Scope and the Texas Science Teacher.  She has presented her research both nationally and internationally.

Dr. Campbell is a member of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE), the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the Southwest Educational Research Association (SERA) and the Science Teachers Association of Texas (STAT).  She serves as the faculty adviser for the WTAMU NSTA student chapter.

Research and Creative Activity

Campbell, A, & Hindman, J. (2017 accepted). Building childrens’ understanding of scientists through trade books. Early Years.
 
Campbell, A. (2015, October). Exploring the history of science with movies.
The Science Teacher, 82 (7), 72-73.
 
Campbell, A. & J. Williams (2015, Winter). Connecting kids and nature: Lessons to ignite learning and appreciation of the world around us. Dimensions of Early Childhood, 43(3) 18-30.
 
Campbell, A. J. (2013). Science in the School Yard: Using Butterfly Gardens to Engage Young
Learners. Early Years, 34(3), 18-21.
 
Campbell, A. (2012). Playing Scientist: Using Digital Resources and Role Play to Enhance Student Understanding of Science as a Human Endeavor. Science Scope, 36(2), 31-35.

Personal Sketch

Dr. Campbell lives in Canyon with her husband, John and their two sons. She enjoys watercolor painting, spending time at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens, and exploring the flora
and fauna of outdoor spaces.