Dr. Paul Tiskus

  • Associate Professor

Secondary Teaching Experience

South Dearborn High School Chemistry / Biology
Aurora, Indiana, August 1986 – July 1989

Nogales High School Chemistry 
Nogales, Arizona, August 1985 – June 1986

Shiprock High School Chemistry 
Shiprock, New Mexico, August 1984 – June 1985

United States Peace Corps Chemistry / Biology / Mathematics
Sabah, Malaysia, August 1980 –July 1983
 

Education

Ph.D. Science Education, 1992 
Indiana University 
Bloomington, Indiana

M.S. Secondary Education, 1985 
Indiana University 
Bloomington, Indiana 

B.A. Biology/Chemistry, 1978
Hope College
Holland, Michigan 
 

Professional Associations

Chair, Department of Educational Studies (2012 – 2015 and 2000 ​– 2005)
Member, Academic Policies and Procedures (2013 – Present)
Chair, Academic Policies and Procedures (2015 – Present)
Member, Council of Rhode Island College (2015 – Present)
Co-Director, Rhode Island Science Olympiad 1994 – Present
Coordinator, Secondary Science Education 1992 – 2008

Courses

Secondary Education 410: Practicum in Secondary Education
Secondary Education 421: Student Teaching Supervision
Secondary Education 422: Student Teaching Seminar
Physical Science 103: Introductory Physical Science
Physical Science 210: Astronomy
Physical Science 357: Historical and Contemporary Contexts of Science
Secondary Education 406: Methods, Design, & Technology
Secondary Education 548: Science Methods in Secondary Schools
Physics 110: Introductory Physics
Physics 101/102: General Physics I & II
Research in Physical Sciences

Grants and Awards

 Laboratory Renovation
Champlin Foundation ($110,000)
2008

Large Molecule~Small Molecule Interactions
RIBGHE Title II ($150,000)
2007 - 2009

Community Soil & Water Quality Monitoring
The Rhode Island Foundation ($1,700)
1996

Scituate Water & Telecommunications Project
Eisenhower Math & Science Grant ($48,000)
1996

Middle School Mobile Science
Eisenhower Math & Science Grant, ($10,000)
1995

Quantitative/Qualitative Experimental Investigations in Physical Science
Rhode Island Office of Higher Education, ($2500)
1993