George Meadows, Professor of Education, earned an Ed.D. (1996) in curriculum and instruction from West Virginia University, an M.S. (1979) in geology from Emory University, and a B.S. (1976) in geology from Marshall University. He was a middle school mathematics and science teacher for five years, as well as a geology professor at UKMS, National University of Malaysia, Sabah Campus, for the Peace Corps. Dr. Meadows also worked for the U.S. Geological Survey and in the minerals industry (coal and uranium) for several years. Recently, he directed and helped to develop the College of Graduate and Professional Studies Teacher Development Workshops in Instructional Technology.
Dr. Meadows is a member of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching and the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education. A review editor for the Journal of Research on Computing in Education, he has had articles published in the Journal of Research on Technology in Education, the International Journal of Instructional Media, the Journal of Mathematics and Science, and the Journal of Science Education and Technology. His current research includes the use of computer-related technology in the teaching of elementary science. Dr. Meadows is an expert on science education, educational technology, and educational research dealing with teacher and/or action research.