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Valerie Keeling Olness, American science educator. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Association for Education of Teachers in Science (advisory board committee for dissemination andimplementation of national science standards), National Association for Research in Science Education, National Science Teachers Association, Minnesota Academy of Sciences, South Dakota Academy of Sciences.

Background

Olness, Valerie Keeling was born on March 10, 1944 in Sheffield, England. Came to the United States, 1963. Daughter of Kenneth William and Edna Lillian (Bell) Keeling.

Education

Bachelor, University of Minnesota, Morris, 1982; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1995.

Career

Research technician University Minnesota, St. Paul, 1963-1968. Teacher International School Tangangka, Tanzania, East Africa, 1976-1978, Morris (Minnesota) Junior, Senior High School, 1982-1988. Associate professor biology and science education Augustana College, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Middle School of Science Curriculum Book F.A.C.E.T.S., 1996, The Hidden Curriculum: Faculty-Made Tests in Science, 1996.

Membership

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Association for Education of Teachers in Science (advisory board committee for dissemination andimplementation of national science standards), National Association for Research in Science Education, National Science Teachers Association, Minnesota Academy of Sciences, South Dakota Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Alan Earl Olness, December 21, 1963. Children: Allyson Kay, Iain Andrew, Colin Patrick, Erik Martin.

father:
Kenneth William Keeling

mother:
Edna Lillian (Bell) Keeling

spouse:
Alan Earl Olness

child:
Allyson Kay Olness

child:
Iain Andrew Olness

child:
Colin Patrick Olness

child:
Erik Martin Olness