Wolff-Michael Roth
  Lansdowne Professor, Applied Cognitive Science, University of Victoria
  Griffith Institute of Educational Research, Griffith University

 

 

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co/editor of

.FQS: Forum Qualitative Social Research

2 book series: .SENSE: science & math
.SENSE: culture & history

contact address

 

Wolff-Michael Roth
MacLaurin Building A567
University of Victoria
Victoria, BC
V8P 5C2
mroth@uvic.ca

 

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cv details
update: May-07-2009

 

 

Awards & Fellowships

2013

Research Fellow L'Institut de léducation, École Nationale Supérieure, Lyon, France.

2011

CACS Publication Award from the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies for the paper "Activism: A Category for Theorizing Learning" (Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 10, 278-291). The award committee recognizes "its theoretical sophistication and nuanced attention to activism, its poignancy, its relevance to both the Canadian and international context and its potential for forging new ground by transforming pedagogy and curriculum (e.g., through addressing important environmental and ethical issues)."

2011

Doctor honoris causae from the University of Ioannina, Greece.

2010

Significant Contribution to Educational Measurement and Research Methodology for the edited book (with K. Ercikan) Generalizing from Educational Research: Beyond Qualitative and Quantitative Polarization (Routledge, 2009).

2009

Distinguished Contributions Award from the National Association for Research in Science Teaching for continued contributions to, leadership in, and substantial impact on science education through research.

2009

Fellow of the American Educational Research Association for education researchers with sub-stantial research accomplishments. (February 2009)

2009

Fellow of the American Association of Advancement of Science for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications.

2008

AERA SIG Advanced Technologies for Learning /Learning Sciences Best Paper Award 2008 (with Pei-Ling Hsu).

2007

Fellow of the British Society. (September 2007)

2007

The Coast Under Stress research team, of which I was a member, received the University of Victoria 2007 Craigdarroch Award for Societal Contribution.

2007

The book Improving Urban Science Education (Eds. K. Tobin, R. Elmesky, & G. Seiler) to which I contributed the chapter entitled "Organizational Mediation of Urban Science," received the Choice Award for Outstanding Academic Title 2006.

2006

2006 CEA-Whitworth Award for Education Research (Canadian Education Association.)

2006

Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence 2006 (Outstanding Paper "The (unlikely) trajectory of learning in a salmon hatchery," Journal of Workplace Learning. (with Yew Jin Lee)).

2006

Mouton d'Or 2006 (To the author of the best article each year in SEMIOTICA. The article is selected by an independent international jury. (with Michael H.G. Hoffmann)).

2005

AERA Division K Award for Exemplary Research in Teaching and Teacher Education 2005 (American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Quebec, April 2005.).

2003

Most Influential Article of 40 Years: Roth, W.-M., & Roychoudhury, A. (1994). Physics students' epistemologies and views about knowing and learning. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 31, 5-30 is one of 13 articles judged to have, perhaps, the greatest influence among the many published during the first 40 years of the journal's publication. (2003).

2003

NARST Award 2003 (Paper with greatest significance and potential in the field of science education) National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Diego, April 2003).

2002

CHOICE Award for Outstanding Academic Title 2002 ("Selected for their excellence in scholarship and presentation, the significance of their contribution to the field, and their value as important--often the first--treatment of their subject." Choice Magazine, January 2003.).

2001

EARLI 2001 Award. (Outstanding research article published in peer-reviewed journal) Freiburg, Switzerland, August 2001. (with M. K. McGinn, C. Woszczyna, & S. Boutonné)

2000

AETS Award I for the Outstanding Science Educator 1999. Akron, Ohio, January 8, 2000. (Association for the Education of Teachers of Science.)

1999

EARLI 1999 Award (Second Prize). (Best research article published in peer-reviewed journal) Göteborg, Sweden, August 1999. (with C. McRobbie, K. Lucas, & S. Boutonné)

1999

Research Fellow: Hanse Institute for Advance Studies (Cognitive neurosciences and information sciences). (Delmenhorst, Germany, May-July 1999.)

1997

NARSTAward 1997 (Paper with greatest significance and potential in the field of science education) National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Diego, April 1998. (with R. Duit, M. Komorek, & J. Wilbers)

1995

Research Fellow: Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst [DAAD] (Kiel, Germany, Sep-Dec 1995): Situated cognition in high school neurobiology. (DAAD = German Academic Exchange Service.)

1995

Research Fellow: Center for Science and Mathematics Education [CSME] (Queensland U of Tech, Jun-Aug 1995): Situated cognition in physics.

1995

NARST Award 1995 (Paper with greatest significance and potential in the field of science education) National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Francisco, April 1995.

1994

AERA Div K-Kappa Delta Pi Research Award 1994 (for outstanding and programmatic research in teaching and teacher education). American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, 1994.

1994

NARST Award 1994, National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Anaheim, April 1994. (with G. M. Bowen)

1993

NARST Early Career Research Award 1993 (for outstanding and programmatic research in science education). National Association for Research in Science Teaching, April 1993.

1993

NARST Award 1993, National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Atlanta, April 1993.

1992

Wendy MacDonald Research Fellowship 1992-1993. Simon Fraser University.

update: 29-DEC-13

 

new work (2012-13)

- On variability in data
- The Emerging Presence
- Vygotsky, Bakhtin, Vološinov
- Theory-practice at work
- Fuzzy Logic
- Theory of Experience
- Online media learning
- Birth of intentions
- Event-in-the-making*
- Post-constructivist ethics
- Pregnance of bodily movement
- Health—personalized science
- Sociocultural perspectives
- Lectures then and now
- Situated cognition
- "I am a Pibidiana"
- Translation—the possible impossible
- Societal mediation of mathematical cognition
- Origin of signs
- Development of concepts
- ZPD symmetrically

making trouble

- What more?
- More reflexivity
- «Mosh»
- Science hegemony
- On editing . . .
- Ethics as social practice
- Political ethics, unethical politics
- Vagaries and politics of funding 1
- Vagaries and politics of funding 2
- Editorial power/authorial suffering

preprints

- Radical passivity
- On responsibility . . .
- Identity & Community
- Mêlée & literacy
- ZPD
- Dynamic of life
- Solidarity
- Education and diversity of life
- Living/Lived Math
- Representing mathematical performance
- Indeterminate evolutionary change of language
- Psychology from 1st principles

Science studies
- Struggle over water 2
- Struggle over water 1
- Science and the good citizen
Scientific literacy
- Allgemeinbildung: Readiness for living in risk society
- Citizenship and science education
Gesture studies
- Gestures: The leading edge of literacy...
Workplace math
- The meaning of meaning...
- The emergence of graphing...