Brenda Weiser

Brenda Weiser, Ed.D

Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction,
College of Education

Contact number: 281-283-3522
Email: weiser@uhcl.edu
Office: 1125-11

Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Literacy
  • Science Education 
  • Environmental Education and Technology


Publications

  • Weiser, B.G. contributing authorFebruary 2012. ESP Professionald Development Monograph 2nd Edition, National Science Teachers Association.
  • Weiser, B.G. January 2012. "A Collaborative for Collegiality — and Better Science Teaching." Science and Children, National Science Teachers' Association.
  • Weiser, B.G. & Various. Guidelines for Early Childhood EE. North American Association for Environmental Education. Fall 2010.
  • Weiser, B.G. contributing author. Expected release date: Fall 2009. Connecting Project Learning Tree to Preservice Educators Handbook. Pending publication by the American Forest Foundation.
  • Willis, J.M., Weiser, B. G., & Myer, J. 2007. "Lessons Learned /Projects Created: Technology integration course for teacher candidates." North American Association for Environmental Education 2007 Conference Proceedings. On-line: http://www.naaee.org/conference-history/2007-proceedings/2007-conference-proceedings.
  • Willis, J.M. & Weiser, B.G. 2006. "Technology Integration Across the Curriculum with Environmental Education." Inventio: creative thinking about learning and teaching. On-line: http://www.doit.gmu.edu/inventio/issue_Fall_06.html
  • Weiser, B. & Various. 2006. Project Learning Tree: Environmental Education PreK-8 Activity Guide. Published by American Forest Foundation.
  • Willis, J. & Weiser, B.G. 2005. "Technology and Environmental Education: An Integrated Curriculum." Applied Environmental Education and Communication 4, 1-7.
  • Weiser, B.G. 2005. "Using experiential learning to teach rangeland ecology." Research Applications and Knowledge in Grazingland Education, Society for Range Management 58th Annual Meeting and Trade Show. Abstract. CD-ROM.
  • Sanderson, L., Wall, S., & Weiser, B.G. 2004. Estuary Ecotour: An Interactive Exploration of Galveston Bay. Environmental Institute of Houston, University of Houston-Clear Lake.


Research Projects

  • Texas Regional Collaboratives for Excellence in Science Teaching. University of Texas at Austin.2012-2013, $94,596.
  • Texas Regional Collaboratives for Excellence in Science Teaching. University of Texas at Austin.2011-2012, $154,246.
  • Texas Regional Collaboratives for Excellence in Science Teaching. University of Texas at Austin. 2010-2011, $163,357.
  • Earth Science and Energy Summer Institute. Society of Petroleum Engineers – Gulf Coast Section. Summer 2011, $34,000.
  • Earth Science and Energy Summer Institute. Society of Petroleum Engineers – Gulf Coast Section. Summer 2010, $34,000.


Awards and Accomplishments

  • Nita Beth Camp Award, Presented by the Texas Regional Collaboratives for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching, 2013
  • Education Partner Award from the Offshore Energy Center, 2012
  • Outstanding Environmental Achievement Award, Texas Association for Environmental Education, 2010
  • Walter Jeske Award, North American Association for Environmental Education, 2009
  • Outstanding Environmental Achievement Award, Texas Association for Environmental Educators, 2008
  • Kappa Delta Pi - 1998 to present
  • Ford Foundation United Nations World Summit on Sustainability Delegate, 2002
  • Galveston Bay Estuary Program Stewardship Award, 2001
  • Outstanding Environmental Education Leadership Award, All Oklahoma Chapter, Oklahoma Soil and Water Conservation Society, 1994