BS, Elementary Education, Messiah College
MS, Educational Psychology, Penn State University
PhD, Educational Psychology, Penn State University
Instructional Design and Assessment
Student Teaching Supervision
In my teaching, I try to bring the theoretical principles and concepts of educational psychology to life so that students can apply them to a wide variety of learning environments.
Zook, K. B. (2001). Instructional design for classroom teaching and learning. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.
Zook, K. B., & Price, G. (2012). Beyond Bloom: Toward a conditions-based approach to instructional planning. Pennsylvania Teacher Educator, 11, 11-18.
Zook, K. B. (2011). Teaching and learning by analogy: Psychological perspectives on the parables of Jesus. Journal of the International Christian Community for Teacher Education, 6, http://icctejournal.org/.
Zook, K. B., & Maier, J. M. (1994). Systematic analysis of variables that contribute to the formation of analogical misconceptions. Journal of Educational Psychology, 86, 589-600.
Zook, K. B. (1993). Effects of instructional and learner variables on children's analogically-based misrepresentations. Journal of Experimental Education, 61, 189-203.
Zook, K. B., & Di Vesta, F. J. (1991). Instructional analogies and conceptual misrepresentations. Journal of Educational Psychology, 83, 246-252.
Zook, K. B. (1991). Effects of analogical processes on learning and misrepresentation. Educational Psychology Review, 3, 41-72.
Zook, K. B., & Di Vesta, F. J. (1989). Effects of overt controlled verbalization and goal-specific search on acquisition of procedural knowledge in problem solving. Journal of Educational Psychology, 81, 220-225.
Distinguished Research Award, Eastern Educational Research Association, 1993, Clearwater, FL