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Philosopher , Education educator

Donald Vandenberg was American education educator, philosopher. Certified high school English teacher, philosopher of education at tertiary level. Coe fellow in American studies, University Wyoming, Laramie, 1958-1959; recipient GTA award University Illinois, Urbana, 1962-1965. With United States Navy, 1949-1953. Fellow Philosophy of Education Society (program committee 1971-1972).

Background

Vandenberg, Donald was born on August 4, 1931 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Richard Albert and Elsie Eleanor Dorothy (Sheamann) Vandenberg. arrived in Australia, 1976.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Maryville College, 1958;Master of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1961;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, 1966.

Career

English teacher, Whitehall (Michigan) Senior H.S., 1960-1962;philosopher of education, U. Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1965-1968, 72-73;philosopher of education, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1968-1972;philosopher of education, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973-1976;reader in education, U. Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 1976-1996;retired, U. Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 1996.

Achievements

  • Certified high school English teacher, philosopher of education at tertiary level.

Works

Membership

With United States Navy, 1949-1953. Fellow Philosophy of Education Society (program committee 1971-1972).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, swimming, gardening, housekeeping.

Connections

Married Erma Jean Pinkston, May 19, 1955. Children: Marta, Donald Junior, Sara Ellen.

father:
Richard Albert Vandenberg

mother:
Elsie Eleanor Dorothy (Sheamann) Vandenberg

spouse:
Erma Jean Pinkston

children:
Marta Vandenberg

Donald Junior Vandenberg

Sara Ellen Vandenberg