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Robert Craig - independent. Indianapolis, IN, US

Robert Craig Robert Craig

independent

Indianapolis, IN, UNITED STATES

critical thinking - scientific methodology

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Biography

-AB zoology, botany, French; MS education/tch. cert; Ph.D. science & secondary education, and music (bassoon). All from Indiana University, Bloomington.
-30+ years public schools teaching biology, physical sciences, language,
5th grade through High School, undergraduate education (teaching methodology, multicultural educ.), and liberal arts for local colleges.
-Indiana State Park naturalist
-studied, taught, toured, performed in eight countries.
-NSF & NDEA summer grants in U.S. colleges; Fulbright Grant to Turkey; I.U. Library Grant to University of Oslo (summer).
-Professional woodwind musician (local symphonies, chamber music, German bands, dance bands and novelty duo).
-Researcher into paranormal phenomena and believer psychology (as skeptic). Ph.D.
dissertation: Description of the Paranormal Beliefs of Pre-service Teachers at Indiana
University.




Industry Expertise (3)

Education/Learning

Travel and Tourism

Entertainment

Areas of Expertise (4)

Environmental-Ecological Problems

Paranormal Phenomena

Performing Musician

Critical Thinking; Pseudoscience; Education

Accomplishments (1)

Ph.D: secondary and science education and music (bassoon) (professional)

Fulbright Grant to Izmir Koleji, Turkey Sons of Norway grant & IU Library Grant (summer) to University of Oslo Five NSF and NDEA summer grants to U.S. universities

Education (1)

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana: AB, MS, Ph.D., zoology, botany; education/tch. cert; science/secondary education, and music (bassoon) 1991

The Ph.D. was received in 1991, the AB and MS were received earlier.

Affiliations (1)

  • American Federation of Musicians

Event Appearances (3)

The Geography and Alleged Energy Fields of Sedona, Arizona

Paranormal Friday  Irving Theater, Indianapolis, Indiana

2011-08-18

Questions Regarding Your Paranormal Experiences: Fact or Fiction

Paranormal Friday Series  Bookmamas Bookstore, Irvington-Indianapolis, Indiana

2010-10-20

Pseudoscience: critical views and evaluation

MENSA: local chapter  Indianapolis, Indiana

2009-10-01

Sample Talks (1)

Elements of Critical Thinking as Linked to Scientific Methodology

There are many elements to consider in examining critically. Many of these relate to methods of scientific experimentation. These relationships are explored and are, in turn, linked to solving everyday personal and business problems.

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  • Keynote
  • Panelist

Fees

750 to 2500