Dr. Patricia Bricker


Phone: 828-227-3352
Email: bricker@wcu.edu
Office Address: 123 Killian Building


  • Ed.D., Teacher Education, University of Tennessee, 2005
  • M.S., Teaching & Curriculum, University of Rochester, 1993
  • B.S., Natural Resources, Cornell University, 1989

Research Interests

Elementary and middle grades science education and specifically inquiry-based science, the use of language in science, and teacher professional development. Research is intricately connected to teaching and service and scholarly work primarily focuses on Boyer’s scholarship of application.


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